Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-29

The Union government approved establishment of a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in which State?

(A) Odisha
(B) Karnataka
(C) Chhattisgarh
(D) Jharkhand

Haryana government signed 11 MoUs involving a total investment of Rs 18159 crore with different companies in “Happening Haryana Global Investors’ Summit-2016” at which place?

(A) Hissar
(B) Chandigarh
(C) Badarpur
(D) Gurgaon

Vice-President Hamid Ansari officially declared about the 100% primary education status achieved by an Indian State. What is that?

(A) Mizoram
(B) Kerala
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) None of the above

India held the first Maritime Security Dialogue with which country in order to make the defence cooperation with one another?

(A) Japan
(B) The USA
(C) China
(D) Iran

India signed a loan agreement of $ 35 million with whom recently for Madhya Pradesh citizen access to responsive services project?

(A) World Bank

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the President of France Frangois Hollande jointly laid the foundation stone of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) headquarters at which place?

(A) New Delhi
(B) Gurgaon
(C) Noida
(D) None of these

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to enhance investment by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in which petroleum company?


Which State became sixth State to join Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana Scheme in February, 2016?

(A) Jharkhand
(B) Bihar
(C) West Bengal
(D) Chhattisgarh

Name the instrument that helped NASA in detecting presence of Atomic Oxygen in the upper layers of the Martian atmosphere known as Mesosphere

(A) Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy
(B) Habble Space Telescope
(C) James Webb Space Telescope
(D) Spitzer Space Telescope

ISRO successfully put into orbit India’s sixth dedicated navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1F, from which area?

(B) Sriharikota
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) All of the above

Which Indian origin scientist has devised a new method to identify dark matter so that they can sniff out this mysterious space phenomenon?

(A) Sunita Williams
(B) Sukanya Chakrabarti
(C) Sunita Narain
(D) None of the above

Who has won the 2016 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters title of Tennis?

(A) Rafael Nadal
(B) Noval Djokovic
(C) Gael Monfils
(D) None of the above

Who has broken the world record and won her gold medal in the women’s 10 m air rifle event at the Swedish Cup Grand Prix in Savsjo?

(A) Apurvi Chandela
(B) Anjali Bhagwat
(C) Heena Sindhu
(D) None of the above

Which Union Ministry has recently launched the new web portal for International Day of Yoga (IDY)?

(A) Ministry of AYUSH
(B) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
(C) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(D) Ministry of Home Affairs

When is International Women’s Day observed?

(A) March 8
(B) April 8
(C) May 8
(D) June 8