Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Current Affairs Quiz : 19 Jan 2016

Ques. : 1 Yukiya Amano is the present Director-General of which of the following agencies?
1) IAEA 
2) NSG
3) ICAO 
4) NATO
5) None of these
 
Ques. : 2 A research panel headed by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recently cleared the consumption of khesari dal, fifty-five years after it was banned. The ICMR is headquartered in
1) Kanpur 
2) New Delhi
3) Mumbai 
4) Bengaluru
5) Chennai
 
Ques. : 3 __________ won the women’s title of the National Basketball Championship recently.
1) Railways 
2) Uttarakhand
3) Kerala 
4) Punjab
5) Services
 
Ques. : 4 Who won the 14th Delhi International Open chess title on 16 Jan?
1) MR Lalith Babu 
2) Vitaly Sivuk
3) Attila Czebe 
4) Valeriy Neverov
5) Ivan Popov
 
Ques. : 5 The International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is a member of the World Bank Group, is headquartered in
1) Washington, DC 
2) New York
3) London 
4) Geneva
5) Singapore
 
Ques. : 6 The NITI Aayog and IDFC Institute will jointly conduct a survey on ease of doing business. What is the full form of the term NITI?
1) National Initiative for Transforming India
2) National Institute for Transforming India
3) New Initiative for Transforming India
4) Nodal Institute for Transforming India
5) None of these
Ques. : 7 The Hindu Prize, 2015 was awarded to who among the following at the Lit for Life festival in Chennai recently?
1) Siddharth Chowdhury (The Patna Manual of Style)
2) Janice Pariat (Seahorse)
3) Anuradha Roy (Sleeping on Jupiter)
4) Easterine Kire (When the River Sleeps)
5) Amitav Ghosh (Flood of Fire)
Ques. : 8 Rama Rao, who passed away, recently, was the former governor of
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Sikkim
3) West Bengal
4) Assam
5) Nagaland
Ques. : 9 Which of the following teams clinched the 2016 Premier Badminton League (PBL) title recently?
1) Mumbai Rockets
2) Delhi Acers
3) Bengaluru Topgun
4) Hyderabad Hunters
5) Chennai Smashers 
Ques. : 10 India’s Dinesh Sharma was elected to the 12-member board of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) recently. The first President of the bank is
1) Lou Jiwei
2) Zhou Xiaochuan
3) Jin Liqun
4) Perng Fai-nan
5) Bo Xilai

 
Answers:
1. 1) 
2. 2) 
3. 1) 
4. 5) 
5. 1) 
6. 2) 
7. 4) 
8. 2) 
9. 2) 
10. 3) 

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