Wednesday, 20 January 2016


Q.1) ‘India Art Festival’ was being held in Mumbai since past 4 years. This year it is being held in which city?
1.                              Bengaluru
2.                              Delhi
3.                              Jaipur
4.                              Kolkata
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Answer: (b)

(Q.2) More than 1 lakh migratory birds from Siberia and Central Asia have descended on Maharana Pratap Sagar lake, popularly known as Pong Dam Lake. This lake is located in which Indian state?
1.                              Himachal Pradesh
2.                              Assam
3.                              Arunachal Pradesh
4.                              Tripura
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Answer: (a)

(Q.3) In January 2016, a 2-day National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers Welfare was held in which city?
1.                              Ranchi, Jharkhand
2.                              Raipur, Chhattisgarh
3.                              Gangtok, Sikkim
4.                              Patna, Bihar
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Answer: (c)
Q.4) Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has constituted a two-member fact finding team to look into the matter related to the suicide of a research scholar in Hyderabad Central University. This committee is led by_________
1.                              Bhavna Shamsu
2.                              Shakila Pradhan
3.                              Bhavna Pradhan
4.                              Shakila Shamsu
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Answer: (d)

(Q.5) Which state will organise the country’s first Jal Mahotsav from 12th February 2016?
1.                              Madhya Pradesh
2.                              Uttar Pradesh
3.                              Andhra Pradesh
4.                              Gujarat
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Answer: (a)

(Q.6) Manpreet Akhtar, who passed away in January 2016, was a noted:
1.                              Women Rights Activist from Punjab
2.                              Punjabi Folk Singer
3.                              Female Wrestler from Punjab
4.                              Punjabi Novel Writer
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Answer: (b)

(Q.7) Guitarist Glenn Frey, who passed away in January 2016, was the co-founder of which famous American Rock Band?
1.                              Scorpions
2.                              Blue Mountain
3.                              Eagles
4.                              Pythons
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Answer: (c)
Q.8) Indian women boxers, have performed very well at the 5th AIBA Nations Cup, notching up a rich haul of 4 gold, 9 silver and 9 bronze medals at the tournament. Which among the following is the host city for 5th AIBA Nations Cup?
1.                              Moscow, Russia
2.                              Beijing, China
3.                              Las Vegas, United States
4.                              Ruma, Serbia
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Answer: (d)

(Q.9) According to the latest United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer, International tourist arrivals grew by 4.4% in 2015 to reach a total of 1,184 million in 2015. Where is the headquarters of UNWTO?
1.                              Madrid, Spain
2.                              Washington D.C., United States
3.                              Paris, France
4.                              Geneva, Switzerland
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Answer: (a)

(Q.10) Why was Yasutaro Koide in news recently?
1.                              He is the new President of Japan
2.                              He was world’s oldest man, who died at the age of 112 years in January 2016
3.                              He became world’s oldest marathon runner
4.                              He became world’s oldest person to scale Mt. Everest
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Answer: (b)