Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-25

Cyclonic storm named as ……… in the Bay of Bengal hits Eastern coast of India which is the first ropical cyclone of the annual cyclone season.

(A) Usha
(B) Roanu
(C) Nisha
(D) Neela

Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi launched an online marketing platform for women at Delhi. What was that?

(A) Mahila e-Haat
(B) Mahila i-haat
(C) Mahila ki-haat
(D) None of the above

Which State has become the first State to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level; without repeating gender stereotypes in its bilingual textbook title Towards a World of Equals’?

(A) Bihar
(B) Jharkhand
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Telangana

India and ……… have signed a Protocol amending the existing convention and double taxation avoidance

(A) Norway
(B) China
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Slovenia

In a new initiative to advance bilateral cooperation on climate change, India and which country have launched the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship?

(A) France
(B) Belgium
(C) The USA
(D) Russia

As per the Global Human Development Report (HDR) 2015 released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) which country has maintained its high ranking in human development in South Asian countries?

(A) Bangladesh
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Pakistan
(D) India

Who has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)?

(A) Satyananda Mishra
(B) PK Singhal
(C) JKSingh
(D) Mrugank Paranjape

Who has accorded Pre-qualification of Medicines Programme certification to Green Signal Bio Pharmaceutical company based at Chennai recently for manufacturing a Bacillus Calmette- Guerin vaccine?

(D) None of these

Name the team that announced the detection of gravitational waves for the second time, the flexing of space and time caused by the black hole collision on June 15,2016


The ASEAN 18 military exercise named as Force 18 conducted by Indian Army, held in which place of Maharashtra?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Thane
(C) Nasik
(D) Pune

India and France began the eight-day counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency exercise in the western part of Rajasthan?

(A) Shakti-2016
(B) Taqat-2016
(C) Bal-2016
(D) Sashakti-2016

Which Hollywood actor was named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent for the upcoming Olympics to be held in August, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

(A) Salman Khan
(B) John Abraham
(C) Hritik Roshan
(D) Saif All Khan

Who won the Ranji Trophy for a record 41st time with a comprehensive innings and 21-run victory?

(A) Saurashtra
(B) Mumbai
(C) Pune
(D) Karnataka

India on April 25, 2016 started a joint training exercise named Nomadic Elephant 2016 with which country?

(A) United States
(B) Russia
(C) Mongolia
(D) Nepal

Which cricketer of New Zealand team has died on March 4, 2016?

(A) Martin Crowe
(B) Dave Crowe
(C) Jeff Crowe
(D) None of the above