Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-27

Which State government launched Green Passage scheme for orphan students?

(A) Odisha
(B) Bihar
(C) Kerala
(D) Assam

An MoU signed between which States to work out mutually-agreeable specifications on the construction of Medigadda barrage?

(A) Telangana and Maharashtra
(B) Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh
(C) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
(D) Karnataka and Telangana

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yqjana’—a path breaking scheme for farmers’ welfare. It is in line with which scheme?

(A) Make in India
(B) One Nation-One Scheme
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of the above

Prime Minister maiden visit to Iran and had discussion with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iran President Hassan Rouhani for which development?

(A) Chabahar Port
(B) Trilateral transit pact including Afghanistan
(C) Launched Multimedia Website and mobile
(D) All of the above

Under the aegis of the UN, top 50 domestic corporate leaders assembled in Mumbai on March 12, 2016 to formally adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN and discussed the way forward for implementation. How many times this kind of meeting held globally?

(A) Once
(B) Twice
(C) Thrice
(D) Never

India submitted its first Biennial Update Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Biennial Update Report are subjected to an international process known as what?

(A) Global Environment Facility
(B) International Consultation and Analysis
(D) None of the above

Which bank has entered into collaboration with German government for a special programme on ‘Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security’?

(D) Kotak Mahindra

Which bank has announced the appointment of India’s nominee, Dr. DJ Pandian, as the Vice-President, Chief Investment Officer?

(B) World bank

Which State recently became the first Indian State to launch a Green Concept Based State Data Centre?

(A) Assam
(B) Kerala
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Himachal Pradesh

Indian scientists have developed a herbal medicine against dengue. It was developed by using alcoholic extract of which things?

(A) Cissampelos pariera Linn
(B) Cipa extract
(C) Velvet leaf
(D) All of the above

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has decided to simply replace the word ‘drought’ to describe poor rainfall with which term/s?

(A) Deficient year
(B) Large deficient year
(C) None of the above
(D) Both (a) and (b)

Who has been promoted to international outdoor umpire by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) following her good performance at the recently-held Hawke’s Bay Cup in Hastings, New Zealand?

(A) Anjali Bhagwat
(B) Durga Thakur
(C) Anjali Thakur
(D) Durga Bhagwat

Who was appointed as the tournament director of 2016 HIL?

(A) Bjorn Isberg
(B) Andy Mair
(C) Bjorn Mair
(D) Andy Isberg

The President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Malti Devi Cyan Peeth Puraskar for the year 2016 The award is given in which of the following fields?

(A) Arts and Culture
(B) Journalism
(C) Education
(D) Science

Ray Tomlinson, a true technology pioneer died in March, 2016 What he invented?

(A) Office
(B) e-Mail
(C) Key Board
(D) Network System