Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- 2nd Week January 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- 2nd Week January 2016
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- 2nd Week January 2016:                                                 
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1). India and France started their 8-day counter terrorism and counter-insurgency joint exercise Shakti-2016 in Rajasthan. This is the _________ Edition in the series of bilateral exercise
a)    First
b)    Second
c)    Third
d)    Fourth
e)    Fifth


2). Devender Kumar Sikri appointed as Chairman of
a)    Competition Commission of India
b)    Indian Post Office
c)    Election Commission of India
d)    Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
e)    Atomic Energy Commission of India


3). Who was the CEO of NITI AAYOG?
a)    Sindhushree Khuallar
b)    Arvind Panagariya
c)    Bibek Debroy
d)    Amitabh Kant
e)    None of the above


4). Bandhan bank is making rapid progress in deposit collection and credit operations. It has already opened 605 branches across 27 states. Headquarters of Bandhan Bank is located in
a)    Mumbai
b)    Kolkata
c)    Bangalore
d)    Delhi
e)    Bilaspur


5).Which of the following states recently allowed ‘Jallikattu’ or bull taming sport by the Central Government?
a)    Karnataka
b)    Kerala
c)    Tamil Nadu
d)    Andhra Pradesh
e)    Telangana


6).Bharti Airtel named who among the following as non-executive director in place of Rajan Bharti Mittal.
a)    Devender Kumar Sikri
b)    Vinod Rai
c)    VS Sampath
d)    Mario Draghi
e)    Rakesh Bharti Mittal


7).According to World Bank in fiscal 2016-17, India’s growth rate is
a)    6.3%
b)    7.2%
c)    7.5%
d)    7.8%
e)    7.9%


8).SBI General Insurance has appointed __________ as its new managing director and chief executive officer.
a)    S.K Roy
b)    Rajesh Agarwal
c)    A.K. Saxena
d)    Pushan Mahapatra
e)    None of these


9).In which Indian State, the 3 remote villages turned for first free Wi-Fi hamlets in the country without government funding?
a)    Karnataka
b)    Assam
c)    West Bengal
d)    Madhya Pradesh
e)    Maharashtra


10).Jammu and Kashmir came under governor’s rule as process of new government formation following the death of chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed will take some time. Who is the Governor of Jammu& Kashmir?
a)    Shri Ram Nath Kovind
b)    Shri Om Prakash Kohli
c)    Shri VajubhaiVala
d)    Shri N. N. Vohra
e)    Shri Ram Naik


11).Trans India Holidays Group announced that it has forayed in the online travel space with the launch of ‘Big Breaks’. Who is the Managing Director of Trans India Hoildays Group?
a)    Ram Sevak Sharma
b)    P K Gupta
c)    Kapil Goswamy
d)    N Chandrasekaran
e)    None of the above


12).The Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis, the No.1-ranked team in the world after winning ________.
a)    Aircel Chennai Open
b)    Qatar ExxonMobil Open
c)    Apia International Sydney
d)    Brisbane International title
e)    ASB Classic


13). The government is planning to install 2,500 Wi-Fi hotspots by next fiscal. BSE’s free wi-fi service to public, which has been launched in partnership with ______.
a)    Vodafone
b)    Tata Docomo
c)    BSNL
d)    Airtel
e)    Idea


14) .Which Company has proposed to set up a naval shipbuilding facility in Rambilli, near Visakhapatnam investing Rs 5,000 crore in phases?
a)    Tata Motors
b)    Google
c)    Mahindra& Mahindra
d)    Reliance
e)    Hero Motors


15). International kite festival recently started at
a)    Raval River Front
b)    Rukmaavati River Front
c)    Sabarmathi River Front
d)    Saraswathi River Front
e)    Fulki River Front


16). Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test fired the new Penetration-Cum Blast (PCB) and Thermobaric (TB) Ammunition tank at Chandipur, Odisha. Who among the following is chairman of DRDO?
a)    K Radhakrishnan
b)    AvinashChander
c)    B C Tripathi
d)    Dinesh K Sarraf
e)    None of the above


17). Who is the first woman to compete in a world championship Formula One grand prix, passed away in Italy
a)    Lella Lombardi
b)    DivinaGalica
c)    Desiré Wilson
d)    Maria Teresa de Filippis
e)    Giovanna Amati


18). Who has taken over as the Chairman of Competition Commission of India (CCI)?
a)    Ashok Chawla
b)    Devender Kumar Sikri
c)    SudhirMital
d)    Augustine Peter
e)    None of the above


19). Anil Ambani Group’s Reliance Power stands to gain an estimated ______ from the electricity sold from its ultra-mega power project Sasan Power Ltd.
a)    8000 crore
b)    6000 crore
c)    7500 crore
d)    6500 crore
e)    7000 crore


20). Binny Bansal was named the CEO of which of the following online marketplaces recently?
a)    Amazon
b)    Snap Deal
c)    Flip Kart
d)    Yep Me
e)    Jabong


21). Two Indian cities for first time have been designated as members of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network (UCCN). Name the two cities
a)    Varanasi and Delhi
b)    Jaipur and Agra
c)    Delhi and Agra
d)    Bangalore and Mumbai
e)    Varanasi and Jaipur


22). Which of the following Stock Exchanges to get its own postal stamp?
a)    Bombay Stock Exchange
b)    National Stock Exchange
c)    Tokyo Stock Exchange
d)    New York Stock Exchange
e)    None of the above


23). Which Bollywood actor was bestowed honorary life membership of Kolkata’s soccer outfit Mohammedan Sporting?
a)    Sharukh Khan
b)    Hrithik Roshan
c)    Salman Khan
d)    Amitabh Bachan
e)    Abhishek Bachan


24). Kerala becomes the first state to achieve 100% primary Education.  The Minister attributed the success to the primary education equivalency drive under state’s literacy mission as
a)    Athulyam
b)    Amulyam
c)    Sikshana
d)    Sikshak
e)    None of the above


25). Who will be the chief guest, and star attraction, at the Airtel-ET Global Business Summit (GBS) on January 29-30?
a)    Nitin Gadkari
b)    Suresh Prabhu
c)    Ravi Sankhar Prasad
d)    Narendra Modi
e)    Gopinath Munde


26). The city in which the 5-day long 20th National Youth Festival was inaugurated
a)    Naya Raipur
b)    Bilaspur
c)    Raigarh
d)    Jagdalpur
e)    Korba


27). _________ government decided to add the ongoing crisis of drinking water in the list of special local disasters of the State.
a)    Haryana
b)    Rajasthan
c)    Punjab
d)    Jharkhand
e)    Gujarat


28). For speedy trial of cases relating to witchcraft incidents, the _________ Government decided to set up fast track courts in five districts.
a)    West Bengal
b)    Karnataka
c)    Haryana
d)    Rajasthan
e)    Jharkhand


29). Union Government formed a 5 member high level committee to monitor the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Corridor (bullet Train Project) will be headed by
a)    R. M. Lodha
b)    Arvind Panagaria
c)    K. C. Tyagi
d)    Ram Gopal Yadav
e)    None of the above


30). Who has been named as the ambassador of the Nagjee International Club Football tournament to be played in Kozhikode, Kerala?
a)    Lillian Thuram
b)    Lev Yashin
c)    Ronald Koeman
d)    Luis Figo
e)    Ronaldinho

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