Saturday, 23 January 2016

JAN 21 and 22nd CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQS..........


(Q.1) India has slipped to _____ rank from 78th rank last year, in the recently released annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index
a.                              79th
b.                              89th
c.                              99th
d.                              109th
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Answer: (b)

(Q.2) Which country has topped annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index?
a.                              Switzerland
b.                              United States
c.                              Germany
d.                              Japan
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Answer: (a)

(Q.3) Aroon Tikekar who passed away in January 2016, was a senior:
a.                              Diplomat
b.                              Foreign Policy Expert
c.                              Journalist
d.                              Agriculture Expert
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Answer: (c)
(Q.4) In January 2016, which state extended 35% reservation for women in State Govt. jobs?
a.                              Jharkhand
b.                              Assam
c.                              Uttar Pradesh
d.                              Bihar
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Answer: (d)

(Q.5) Which country has launched an online system to check the “authenticity” of top Tibetan Buddhist monks (also known as Living Buddhas), amid growing incidents of fraud involving religious leaders?
a.                              Nepal
b.                              China
c.                              Myanmar
d.                              Bhutan
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Answer: (b)

(Q.6) Sikkim has been declared ‘first Organic State of India’. Who is the Chief Minister of Sikkim?
a.                              Nar Bahadur Bhandari
b.                              Pawan Kumar Chamling
c.                              B B Gurung
d.                              K L Dorjee
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Answer: (b)

(Q.7) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has decided to institute which new category in National Film Awards from the 63rd edition of National Film Awards, scheduled to be announced in May 2016?
a.                              Most Film Friendly Overseas Country
b.                              Most Film Friendly City
c.                              Most Film Friendly State/UT
d.                              Most Film Friendly Community
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Answer: (c)
(Q.8) What is the codename given to one of the largest multi-national military exercises, that will be conducted by India from 2nd – 8th March 2016 in Pune?
a.                              Exercise Force Fifteen
b.                              Exercise Force Sixteen
c.                              Exercise Force Seventeen
d.                              Exercise Force Eighteen
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Answer: (d)

(Q.9) Russia’s ______________ has won the 14th Delhi International Chess Festival
a.                              Ivan Popov
b.                              Attila Czebe
c.                              Valeriy Neverov
d.                              Vladimir Nicolas
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Answer: (a)

(Q.10) Ronnie O’Sullivan is associated with which game?
a.                              Golf
b.                              Snooker
c.                              Chess
d.                              Poker
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Answer: (b)
(Q.11) Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has set up a Committee for Yoga Education in Universities. Who is the head of this committee?
a.                              Prof H R Acharya
b.                              Prof H R Nagendra
c.                              Prof H R Vijayan
d.                              Prof H R Dixit
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Answer: (b)

(Q.12) In January 2016, Pakistan had successfully test fired indigenously developed air cruise missile named __________, which has a range of 350 kms
a.                              Ra’ad
b.                              Shaheen – II
c.                              Ghauri – I
d.                              Ghaznavi – II
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Answer: (a)

(Q.13) Name the resident and teacher from Dindigul, Tamil Nadu who has been selected by FIFA to officiate future International football matches
a.                              Rekha Devi
b.                              Arundhati Devi
c.                              Rupa Devi
d.                              Nandini Devi
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Answer: (c)
(Q.14) Who among the following have been chosen as new brand ambassadors of ‘Incredible India’ campaign?
a.                              Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol
b.                              Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini
c.                              Shah Rukh Khan and Hema Malini
d.                              Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra
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Answer: (d)

(Q.15) Mrinalini Sarabhai, who passed away in January 2016, was a noted:
a.                              Indian Classical Dancer
b.                              Novel Writer
c.                              Journalist
d.                              Historian
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Answer: (a)

(Q.16) Autobiography of Subhash Chandra (Promoter of Essel Group/Zee Group), has been recently released by PM Narendra Modi. What is the title of this book?
a.                              ‘The X Factor’
b.                              ‘The Z Factor’
c.                              ‘The Y Factor’
d.                              ‘The V Factor’
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Answer: (b)

(Q.17) Who has been elected as new President of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)?
a.                              Mamta Agarwal
b.                              Sudha Binani
c.                              Mamta Binani
d.                              Sudha Agarwal
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Answer: (c)
(Q.18) Which International Fashion Brand was in news for casting a transgender model for the first time in its show?
a.                              DKNY
b.                              Armani
c.                              D&G
d.                              Gucci
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Answer: (d)

(Q.19) Lady Wigram Trophy is associated with:
a.                              Motorsport
b.                              Golf
c.                              Snooker
d.                              Chess
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Answer: (a)

(Q.20) Name the Indian racer who has won Lady Wigram Trophy in January 2016?
a.                              Jehan Batlivala
b.                              Jehan Daruvala
c.                              Rustam Batlivala
d.                              Rustam Daruvala
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Answer: (b)

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