Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Current Affairs Quiz

Ques.1:  The Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar award 2016 will be given to
1) Ranveer Singh
2) Sanjay Leela Bhansali
3) Ranbir Kapoor
4) Aamir Khan
5) Both 1) and 2)

Ques.2:  Who among the following has been elected as the new FIFA President?
1) Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa 

2) Sepp Blatter
3) Gianni Infantino
4) Diego Maradona
5) Edson Cholbi Nascimento

Ques.3: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who has been “named national goodwill ambassador for youth” by the UNDP, is the limited-overs captain of the cricket team of
1) Pakistan
2) Bangladesh
3) Sri Lanka
4) Zimbabwe
5) Afghanistan

Ques.4: Goverdhan Mehta has been conferred with Federal Republic of Germany’s prestigious `Cross of the Order of Merit’. He is a researcher related to
1) chemical sciences
2) astrology
3) microbiology
4) dermatology
5) economics

Ques.5: Which of the following was declared “Best Company Promoting Sports (Private Sector)” in the country at the National Sports Awards 2015?
1) Federal Bank
2) Tata Steel
3) Federal Bank
4) Sahara India
5) YES Bank

Ques.6: The prestigious Astronautical Society of India's Aryabhata Award 2016 has been given to
1) BHVS Narayana Murthy
2) AS Kiran Kumar
3) R Chidambaram
4) Avinash Chander
5) VK Saraswat

Ques.7: The two-day G20 Finance Ministers and central bank governors summit was held recently in
1) Buenos Aires, Argentina
2) Canberra, Australia
3) Brasilia, Brazil
4) Shanghai, China
5) Toronto, Canada

Ques.8: Vedanta has bagged the Baghmara (Sonakhan) gold mine, the country’s first gold mine to be auctioned, in the state of
1) Jharkhand
2) Chhattisgarh
3) Tamil Nadu
4) West Bengal
5) Karnataka

Ques.9: The Economic Survey 2015-16 says that spreading the JAM Trinity will reduce leakages in subsidy distribution. In the term JAM, the letter ‘A’ stands for
1) Aadhaar
2) Authentication
3) Accreditation
4) Advertisement
5) Announcement


Ques.10: The 13th World Spice Congress was held recently in
1) Chennai
2) Bengaluru
3) Ahmedabad
4) Hyderabad
5) Thiruvananthapuram



Answers : 
1 :- 5) Both 1) and 2)
2 :- 3) Gianni Infantino
3 :- 2) Bangladesh 
4 :- 1) chemical sciences
5 :- 5) YES Bank
6 :- 4) Avinash Chander
7 :- 4) Shanghai, China
8 :- 2) Chhattisgarh
9 :- 1) Aadhaar
10:- 3) Ahmedabad

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