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Current Affairs GK CAPSULE - 1



1. Who has been elected as the New President of FIFA – Gianni Infantino.



2. Who has been elected as the first Chairman of BBB – (Bank Board Bureau – Vinod Rai (former AG of India)
3. Acc. To the report titled “Trends in International Arms Transfer - 2015 “Which country is the world biggest Arms importer – India.
4. Tropical Cyclone Winston has recently hit which country – Fiji.
5. The Bhadla solar Park is located in which state – Rajasthan.
6. The Khajuraho Dance Festival is celebrated in which state of India – Madhya Pradesh.
7. Lalita Babar is associated with which sports – Racing (Long Distance Runner recently been conferred with the sports person of the year in Indian sports Awards 2015.)
8. Which district has been declared as “Zero Landless District” by Kerala Government – Kasaragod.
9. Who will be honoured with lifetime Achievement Award at the International Film Festival of Prayag – Sagar Sarhadi (scriptwriter)
10. Which committee is related with Rejuvenation of Godavari River – Deepak Naik Committee.
11. According to the latest Harun Global rich list, which city has become the new “Billionaire capital of the world - Bejing
12. who has been appointed as the Director General of Indian Coast Guard – Rajendra Singh.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 2


1. What is the name of the recently launched India’s first electric Scooter – S 340.
2. The central excise Day is observed on which date – February 24.
3. The world’s first fast acting anti Rabies Drug ‘RMAB’ will be Launched in which country – India.
4. Who has been conferred with the Germany’s Prestigious ‘cross of the order of Merit’ – Goverdhan Mehta.
5. Who will become the first women Umpire to officiate in the ICC World T-20 Cricket – Kathleen Cross (New Zealand)
6. Nargal Port is located in which state – Gujarat.
7. Which Country has won 2016 Trans Tasman Trophy of Cricket – Australia of became world No. 1 in ICC Test Ranking)
8. According to the Railway Budget 2016-2017, which research organization will be set up under Railways – SRESTHA.
9. India’s First rail Auto Transportation and Logistics hub will come up in which state – Tamilnadu.
10. Which city is the host for the 13th World Spice Congress – Ahmadabad.
11. Which state has launched ‘Niramaya’ scheme for distribution of free medicines – Odisha.
12. The NDDB foundation for Nutrition has launched the ‘Gift Milk’ initiative for which state – Telangana.

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1. Name the India’s oldest first class cricketer who passed away recently – BK Garudachar.
2. Ultra Tech of Aditya Birla brought which cement Plant – JP Cement plant for Rs. 16,500 crore.
3. Who has been elected as the Chairperson of Governing Council of IFAD – (International fund or Agriculture Development) – Dinesh Sharma.
4. Which state has imposed ban on sale of Army Uniforms in the state – Punjab
5. Name the famous Tamil comedy actor who passed away recently – Kumarimuthu.
6. Who has been elected as the President of Kosovo – Hashim Thaci.
7. Who won best actor award in 88th Oscar Award 2016 – Leonardo DiCaprio for ‘The Revenant’.
8. Which movie won the Best Picture award in 88th Oscar Award 2016 – Spotlight.
9. Who has took charge as the Delhi Police Commissioner – Alok Kumar Verma.
10. Name the committee constituted to consider to consider ST status to six communities of Assam – Mahesh Kumar Singla committee.
11. Who has won 1st All Indian open Invitational snooker championship 2016 – Rahul Sachdev.
12. Who has took charge as commanding –in-chief of Eastern Naval Command – Vice Admiral HCS Bisht.

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1. Who has been elected as the new chairman of IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation) – Rozle Prezelj
2. ‘EK Bharat shreshtha Bharat’ programme to be launched to link – States and districts in an annual programme
3. Twitter launches which compaign to empower women – Position of strength
4. Who has won FMSCI motarsparts man of the year trophy Arman Ebrahim
5. Which is the best picture award winner at the 88th Annual academy awards 2016 – Spotlight
6. B.K. Garudachar who passed away recently was related with which sports – Cricket
7. Martin cro, the former New Zealand caption passed away recently was related with which sport – Cricket
8. Which NASA Astronaut visited India recently- Sunita Williams
9. India’s first IT Co-operative UL cyberpark has been set up in which state – Kerala
10. The Muziris Heritage project is the tourism project of which state – Kerala
11. Who has won the first All India Open Invitatinoal Snooker Championship 2016 – Rahul Sachdev
12. Who is heading a five member task force to rationalise central government staff – Rajiv Kumar

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1. Who has won Gold in 50 km Race walk at national Championship– Basanta Bahadur Rana.
2. Which cricketer has been suspended for illegal bowing Action –Aaron Phangiso (South Africa)
3. Which Day is observed on 1st March – Zero Discrimination Day. 
4. India Singed a MoU with World Bank for – Madhya Pradesh Higher Education quality Improvement Project.
5. Who has been selected for 2015 Bihari Puraskar – Poet Dr. Bhagwati Lal Vyas.
6. Who is on the top in Forbes list of world Billionaires 2016 – Bill Gates (Microsoft) (USA), Mukesh Ambani (36th)
7. Which state has because the first to launch HPV vaccine as public health programme in schools – Delhi.
8. Name the author of ‘How was Shivaji’? - Govind Pansare. 
9. Who has been appointed as the MD and CEO of MCX – Mrugank Paranjape.
10. Which campaign has been launched by Twitter for women empowerment in India - # Position of Strength.
11. Santosh Trophy is related with which game – Football.
12. What is the theme of the world wildlife Day in 2016 – “The Future of wildlife is in our hands.”

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1. Which team has clinched CK Naydu trophy 2015-16-Mumbai.
2. Which project has been launched to make national highways free of railway crossings - Setu Bharatam Project.
3. Where did the worlds costliest train station opened- New York.
4. Which day is observed on 4th March- National Safety Day.
5. Name the digital wallet launched by Flipcart- Flipcart Money.
6. Fixed! Cash and corruption in cricket is a book written by - Shanthanu Guha Ray
7. Who is to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2015 – Manoj Kumar.
8. Who has launched 300 million rupee Uridashi Masala bonds in Japan- IFC (International Finance Corporation)
9. Who has won gold in 50m pistol event at ISSF world cup- Jitu Rai.
10. Name the film archivist who has passed away- P.K Nair.
11. Who was P.A. Sangama passed away recently- he was the former speaker of Lok Sabha.
12. Which government has taken first of its kind initiative by launching the air ambulance-Kerala.


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1. EC announced schedule for Assembly polls for which four states and one UT – West Bengal, Assam, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Puducherry.
2. Two Day National Conference of women Legislators was held in – New Delhi.
3. March 8 is observed as the which day world wide – international Women’s Day.
4. Name of the Author of Prince of Tides who passed away – Pat Conroy.
5. Innovation Award 2016 for developing laterite based arsenic water filter was presented to – Sirshendu De.
6. Who has been awarded with Karutitava Smagra Samman – Padma Sachdev.
7. Name the inventor of E-mail who has passed away – Ray Tomlinson.
8. India defeated which team in Asia Cup 2016 Final Match – Bangladesh.
9. Exercise FORCE 18 has started in which city – Pune.
10. Who has been conferred with the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the Year 2015 – Manoj Kumar
11. When will the Indian Govt. Set to digitally connect all past offices in rural areas in the country – March, 2007.
12. Chapchar Kur Festival is celebrated in which city – Mizoram.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 8


1. Parmesh Krishan, Nair who passed away recently, was related to which field – Film Industry.
2. Which Indian Investor took charge as alternative executive Director at IMF – Sunil Sabharwal.
3. Which Indian Umpire has been promoted as the International outdoor Umpire by the International Hockey Federation – Napolean Singh.
4. Which Indian shooter grabbed Gold in 50M Pistal – Jitu Rai
5. Who has been appointed to Board of Reserve Bank recently – TCS Chief N. Chandershekaran.
6. PM adopted which village in his varanasi constituency under SAGY (Sansad Aadarsh Gram Yojna) - Nagepur
7. Union Govt. recently launched which online marketing platform – Mahila E-HAAT.
8. Which Bank first to get small finance bank licence from RBI – Capital Area Bank.
9. Which Team wins 3rd season of Pro – Kabaddi League – Patna Pirates.
10. Kaziranga National Park is located in which Indian States – Assam.
11. Sardar Sarovar Dam is located on which river – Narmada (Gujarat)
12. World Kidney day is observed on which Date – 13th March

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 9


1. Which tennis player has been suspended (provisionally) after failing drug test at Australian open- Maria Sharapova.
2. Who has been awarded with Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Shiromani Samman - Amrita Patel
3. The largest ever military exercise began between- USA- and south Korea.
4. Name the online marketing platform launched by the union government- Mahila-e-haat.
5. Which renowned Malayalam actor has passed away- Kalabhavan Mani
6. Which two states have signed 5 MoUs to facilitate construction of irrigation barrages across Godavari- Maharashtra and Telangana .
7. 2015 Nari Shakti Awards presented by – Prez. Pranab Mukerjee. 
8. Who has won Gold at World Team Table Tennis Championship – Indian Men and Women.
9. Name the scheme launched by Karnataka for accident victim free Treatment – Mukhya Mantri Santwana Harish Yojna.
10. Bureau of Indian standards bill, 2015 Passed by – Rajya Sabha.
11. What was the theme of the cycling event of Indian Army – Cycle to Recycle.
12. Name the Programme launched by the ICICI Bank for its women employees – iwork@Home programme.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 10


1. What is the theme of the first National Conference of women legislators – Building Resurgent in India.
2. The National Safety Day is observed on Which Day – March 4.
3. Which Cricket Team has won the 2015-16 CK Naydu Trophy – Mumbai by defeating Madhya Pradesh.
4. Who has won Global Green Hero Award at the 13th Annual Global Green USA Pre-Oscar Party – Stevie Wonder.
5. Who has become the first women to lead Indian Army Contingent at a multi-national military exercise “Force 18” – Sphia Qureshi’.
6. India’s First solar powered ferry will come up in which state – Kerala.
7. India’s First Self Cleaning Smart Toilets have been installed in which city – Chennai.
8. Which Organisation have launched Blue Dot hubs to boost protection for Children and Families on the move across Europe – UNICEF and UNHCR.
9. Which Company has become the BCCI’s official associate sponsor for Next Four Year – Pepsico.
10. Which country has decided to partner with India’s Smart City Programme to develop smart cities - Germany
11. Which country to host BRICS Friendship Cities conclave – India
12. Kinnersani wildlife sanchury is situated in which Indian state Telanangana.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 11


1. Which bill has been by the Lok Sabha recently – Enemy property Amendment Bill 2016
2. Who has been appointed as the president of Aluminium Association of India – Tapan Kumar Chand.
3. Which satellite has been launched by ISRO recently – Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System – 1F.
4. Who has won Irani Cup Cricket title – Rest of India.
5. Who has been appointed 21st Law Commission Chairperson – former SC Judge BS Chauhan.
6. Who has won the Annual Visitor’s Award for Central Universities – Tezpur University and JNU.
7. India’s First Self Cleaning Smart toilets have been installed in which city – Chennai.
8. Who has been chosen for innovation Award 2016 for developing Laterite based Arsenic water filter – Dr. Sirshendu De.
9. The national special Olympic for special Children was organized in which city – Shimla.
10. How many times Indian Cricket Team has won Asia Cup Trophy 6.
11. The World’s Longest all women crew International flight has been operated by which Airline – Air India.
12. The “Mahila E-HAAT” has been launched by which Ministry – Ministry of women and child development.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 12



1. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna will provide – Free LPG Connections to BPL (approved by CCEA)
2. The Union Cabinet has approved creation of a post of Nominated Authority in “which ministry – Ministry of Coal.
3. The South Asia regional Training and Technical Assistance centre in India is being set up with the help of – IMF.
4. Form where the cycling expedition of Indian Army was started – Pangsau Pass.
5. Who has been appointed as the New President of Aluminium Association of India – Tapan Kumar Chand.
6. Who has been selected as the Chairperson of the 21st Law commission – Balabir Singh Chauhan.
7. Tata Power has signed a share Purchase Agreement with which company – IRRL (Indo Rama Renewable Limited )
8. Recently approved Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy will replace – New exploration Licensing Policy.
9. Who has been named as Secretary General of the Arab League –Ahmed Abul Gheit.
10. National Water ways Bill, 2015 has been passed in which house – Rajya Sabha.
11. Clean My Coach service was launched by – Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
12. Who is new oldest man of world – Visrael Kristal (112 years)

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 13


1. What is the Campaign theme of the 2016 International women’s day - # Pledge For Parity.
2. The 2016 BRICS Friendship Cities Conclave will be hosted bywhich city – Mumbai.
3. Which organization has released a report lilted “women at work; Trends 2016” – International Labour Organisation.
4. Who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2016 Zee Cine Awards – Veeru Devgan.
5. Who is the author of the book titled “The Culture Heritage of Trans Himalayas – Kinnaur” – P.S. Nagi Loktus.
6. Who has been bestowed with the French Legion of Honour recently – The Saudi Arabian prince Muhammad bin Nayef.
7. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Bombay stock Exchange – Sudhakar Rao.
8. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day is celebrated on which Date – 10 March
9. The World’s tallest Jain statue is located in which state of India – Nasik in Maharashtra (108 feet).
10. Tarun Kona is related with which Game – Badminton. (He has recently won 2016 Peru International Series)
11. Garuda Shakti 2016 is the joint military exercise between India and which country – Indonesia.
12. Nana Vasconcelos, who died recently was a percussionist of which country – Brazil.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 14


1. What is the theme of the Indian Army Cycling event – 2016 – Cycle to Recycle.
2. The Kakrapar Atomic Power station is located in which Indian State – Gujarat. 
3. What is the approximate contribution of Real Estate in India’s National GDP – 9%.
4. What is the main objective of the recently launched pilot project on Highway Advisory services – To provide Traffic related information to commuters.
5. Which satellite was placed in Orbit Via the polar satellite launch Vehicle – IRNSS – 1F.
6. Who is the first Indian Classical musician to perform at United Nations - MS Subbulakshmi .
7. Recently, which neighbour of India passed a resolution to convert its parliament into constitutional Assembly – Sri Lanka.
8. Google’s Computer programme AlphaGo is related to – A board Game of China.
9. Art of Living’s World Culture Festival was held in which city – New Delhi.
10. Which football team has won the 2016 Santosh Trophy national Football Championship title – Services (Defeating Maharashtra)
11. Who has won the 2016 Yonex All England Open Badminton Championship – Lin Dan (China)
12. Which state’s tourism campaign has bagged the prestigious golden City Gate Award – Kerala.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 15


1. Who has been swan-in-as the chief Justice of The Gauhati High Court – Justice Ajit Singh.
2. Where did the 4th world congress of Biosphere Reserve Inaugurated – Lima.
3. Which Unmanned spacecraft to Mars, launched Jointly by Russia and Europe – Exo Mars 2016.
4. Name the Indian Scholar who appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Canberra University – H. Deep Saini.
5. World consumer Rights Day is observed on which Day – 15th March.
6. Who was elected as the first civilian President of Myanmar – Htin Kyaw.
7. Which programme will enable students to act as Tourist Facilitators – Paryatak Mitra.
8. Pope Francis announced whose name to be granted sainthood – Mother Teresa.
9. Health Minister J.P. Nadda Launched which project recently – ‘Project Clean street food’
10. Which bank inked MoU with India Brazil Chamber for strategic Corporation – Yes Bank
11. Recently which nuclear capable surface to surface Ballistic Missile Test fired – AGNI-1.
12. Htin Kyaw the New President of Myanmar is associated with which party – National League for Democratic Party

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 16


1. According to the IRCTC survey, which railway station has been named the cleanest in India – Surat Railway Station.
2. Which state govt. has launched India’s First State wide broadband project – Andhra Pradesh.
3. Which Union Ministry is hosting The Everlasting Flame international Programme – Ministry of Minority Affaires
4. Bharatpur National Park is located in which Indian State – Rajasthan.
5. Which is the first bank to Commence the sale of Indian Gold coin in the domestic market – Indian Overseas Bank
6. Which Organisation is providing loan support for ‘Madhya Pradesh’ Citizen access to responsive Services project – World Bank.
7. Indira Sagar Dam is located in which state of India – Madhya Pradesh on Kaveri River.
8. Who is the Author of the book titled “Gandhi” an illustrated Biography – Pramod Kapoor.
9. Exercise Iron fist 2016 has conducted by the Indian Air force in which state – Rajasthan.
10. The 2016 Global Bamboo Submit will be hosted by which city of India – Indore.
11. Frank Sintara Junior who died recently was a singer of which country – United states
12. World sparrow Day is observed on which Date – 20 March.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 17


1. International Meterological day is observed on which day - 23rd march.
2. Who has been appointed as the chairman of central administrative tribunal - Justice Pramod Kohli.
3. Which country recently joins SCO grouping as dialogue partnerNepal
4. Which country will host the 8th BRICS summit in 2016 for second time- India
5. Which committee farmed to review excise duty imposed on different Jewellery articles in budget 2016-17 - Ashok Lahiri
6. Indian coast guard ship ARNVESH commissioned at which place recently-Vishakhapatnam
7. Who has been topped in Britain’s Asian rich list 2016 - Hinduja brothers
8. Who has won silver medal in Asian Olympic Qualification tournament held in Astana, Kazakastan- Hardeep Singh
9. Earth hour 2016 observed across the world on which date - 19th March
10. Sariska tiger reserve is located in which state of India- Rajasthan
11. PM Narendra Modi launched which app for farmers recently Kisan Suvidha mobile app
12. Ranjit Sagar dam is located in which state of India- Punjab (on Ravi river)

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 18


1. Who was Garry Shandling passed away recently – US Comedian
2. ShaneWatson is associated with which Game – Australian Cricketer (Recently announced his retirement from International Cricket)
3. Who was Johan cruyff passed away recently – Netherland’s football legend
4. The Ashgabat Agreement that was in news in March 2016 is an international transit corridor that will facilitate transportation of goods between central Asia and – Persian Gulf
5. The Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna – Gramin that was approved by Union cabinet will be implemented in rural areas of all states/Uts except – Delhi and Chandigarh
6. Union Cabinet gave post facto approval to the MOU on mobilizing long term investment into the National Investment and Infrastructure fund with which country – United Arab Emirates
7. Union Cabinet gave the approval for MOU on Agriculture with which country – Lithuania
8. North East Business Summit 2016 will be organised in which state – Manipur
9. Annual target of electrifying how many villages was achieved under the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojna in 2015-16 – 7000
10- Identify the world war-1 era tug that was in news recently after being discovered after 95 years – USS conestoga
11. What is the theme of Int. day of remembrance of the victims of slavery and the Transatlantic slave trade celebrated on 25th March – Remember Slavery
12. Gautam Buddha wildlife sanctuary is located in which state of India - Bihar

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 19


1. Who has been appointed as the New Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) – Permod Kholi.

2. ICGS Arnvesh Has been commissioned by the Indian Coast Guard in which state – Andhra Pradesh.
3. Who has been appointed as an Asia – Pacific Member of the International Coordinating Committee Bureau of NHRI – ICC – HL Dattu.
4. Which two countries have recently become dialogue partners of Shanghai Cooperation Organization - Nepal and Azerbaijan.
5. What is the theme of the 2016 world Down syndrome day which was observed on 21st March – My friends, my community.
6. Who has been is the winner of the Laddli Media and Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity 2014-15 - Aruna Gali.
7. Recently which state Govt. has developed a mobile app to monitor the MNREGS – Karnataka.
8. Recently India entered into an agreement with which country to supply 100 megawatt of electricity in return for to Gigabits per second internet Bandwidth - Bangladesh
9. Kamarajar Port is situated in which state of India – Tamilnadu.
10. Swayam Shikshan Prayog is an Organisation which aims to - Promote Empowerment of women.
11. Acc. To 2014-15 Economic survey which state of India holds the Top Position in terms of Investment in Manufacturing Sector – Odisha.
12. Desert City of Palmyra which has been recently captured by ISIS is in which country – Syria.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK CAPSULE - 20


1. Union Cabinet approved which organization’s 1500 million dollar support to Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin – World Bank.
2. India with which country inked MoU for construction of six Nuclear Reactors at Jaitapur - France.
3. Which Day observed as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of slavery and the Transatlantic slave Trade – March
25th.
4. Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin achieve the goal of housing for all by which year – 2022.
5. RBI Issued framework for revival and Rehabilitation for which sector – MSMEs.
6. Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and which country to mobilize long term investment into NIIF – UAE. (United Arab Emirates)
7. Which politician named among world’s 50 Greatest Leaders by fortune Magazine – Arvind Kezriwal.
8. Andhra Pradesh Govt. inaugurates country’s first lift irrigation project connecting which two rivers – Godavari and Krishna River.
9. BHEL commissioned 600 MW Jaipur thermal power plant in which state – Telangana.
10. Who is the Author of the novel “That long silence” – Shashi Deshpande.
11. What does BEPZA stands for – Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority.
12. “Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve” is located in which state of India – Tamilnadu.

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1. In on unprecedented move which state has suspended six officials over charges of dereliction of duty – Bihar.
2. RBI has released Revised framework for Revival and Rehabilitation of Medium, small and Micro Enterprises which will to force from – June 30, 22016.
3. Which state has been selected for the Pilot project of universal ID for persons with disability – Haryana.
4. Which English word has completed its 177 years on 23rd march 2016 – OK.
5. Which state’s service Tax Department has decided to auction of Vijay Malya’s Airbus A 319 jet to recover over 370 crore rupees in dues and penalty – Maharashtra.
6. How much money has been earmarked for improving telecom services in Andaman and Lakshadweep – 2900 crore.
7. Pattiseema lift irrigation project has been started by – Andhra Pradesh.
8. Who is the CEO of Amazon.com – Jeff Bezos. 
9. Union Ministry of Health and family welfare launched which scheme to assess the needs of elderly people - longitudinal Ageing study in India.
10. Periyar National Park is located in which state of India – Kerala.
11. Who has been appointed as the UN Advisor on Human rights and Business – India Born Surya Deva.
12. Who has been appointed as the President and CEO of Bank of the west – Nandita Bakshi.

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1. Who has been honoured with the Best Actor and Best Actress Award in National Film Awards – Amitabh Bacchan for Piku and Kangna Ranaut for Tanu weds Manu Returns.
2. Which movie has been awarded with the best movie in National film Awards – Bahubali directed by S.S. Rajamouli.
3. Haryana Government launches which scheme for differently abled persons – ‘Adapting Homes for the differently – Abled’.
4. Which state gets its first set of women commanders to protect forests – Maharashtra.
5. India’s Biggest defence Expo 2016 Begins in which state – GOA Theme – “Rise of Futurism”.
6. Who is the winner of 2016 world chess candidates Tournament – Sergey Karjakin (Russia)
7. USAID (US Agency for International Devi) with which organization on signed MoU to develop solar parks in India – ADB. (Asian Development Bank)
8. Who has been appointed as the Caption of Delhi Daredevils for 2016 IPL season – Zaheer Khan.
9. Which org. approved 250 million Dollar loan to support electricity Distribution sector reforms in Rajasthan – World Bank.
10. UNSC extended mandate of UN Assistance Mission Until March 2017 to which Country – Somalia.
11. When was world Theatre Day observed in 2016 – 27th march. 
12. Health Minister J.P. Nadda launched which vaccine as part of Universal Immunization Programme – Rotavirus Vaccine.

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