Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- April 2nd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- April 2nd Week 2016
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- April 2nd Week 2016:                                       
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1). SIDBI has recently signed a MoU with LIC for the supplementing government’s efforts under Fund-of Fund operations for the Venture Industry. Who is the Chairman and Managing Director of SIDBI?
a)  K Roy
b)  Kshatrapati Shivaji
c)  Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
d)  Gurdeep Singh
e)  K R Kamath

2). Name the senior IAS who has been appointed as the Principal Secretary Science and Technology by the Haryana Government?
a)  Ashok Khemka
b)  Munish Sharma
c)  Manoj Kumar
d)  Anish Yadav
e)  Parath Gupta

3). Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar has recently inaugurated three mega textile projects at __________.
a)  Nagaland
b)  Manipur
c)  Assam   
d)  Bihar
e)  Rajasthan

4). As per the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) India has ranked ______ position in the biggest military spenders list for 2015.
a)  7th
b)  6th
c)  5th
d)  4th
e)  8th

5). Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel officially launched the state-wide implementation of National Food Security Act, which has been renamed as _____.
a)  Maa Annapurna Yojna
b)  Amma Annapurna Yojna
c)  Deen Annapurna Yojna
d)  MyGov Annapurna Yojna
e)  Adarsh Annapurna Yojna

6). Whose birth anniversary would be observed at the United Nations for the first time with focus on combating inequalities to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
a)  Mahatma Gandhi
b)  Jawaharlal Nehru
c)  Mother Teresa
d)  B.R Ambedkar
e)  Sardar Valla Bhai Patel

7). The World Trade Organization revised its 2016 global trade forecast downward by
a)  0.5%
b)  0.8%
c)  1.8%
d)  2.8%
e)  0.7%

8). Saudi Arabia and ______ agreed to build a bridge over the Red Sea. The announced bridge will connect the two countries.
a)  Sudan
b)  Eretria
c)  Egypt
d)  Iran
e)  None of the above

9). Lamborghini India Pvt. Ltd, the Indian arm of Italy-based super luxury sports car maker, has appointed whom, as its head with immediate effect?
a)  Rohit Agarwal
b)  Sharad Agarwal
c)  Vijay Agarwal
d)  Chittaranjan Agarwal
e)  None of the above

10). How much amount did the Ministry of Rural Development released to the States in connection with the implementation of its flagship programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
a)  Rs.13,320cr
b)  Rs.12,230cr
c)  Rs.13,230cr
d)  Rs.12,320cr
e)  Rs.12,302cr

11). Who has been crowned as the Miss India World 2016?
a)  Mireia Lalaguna
b)  Pankhur Gidwani
c)  Priyadarsini Chatterjee
d)  Susrtha Krishna
e)  None of the above

12). Information and Broadcasting Ministry has formed a three-member Committee to oversee the guidelines set for government advertisements by the Supreme Court are followed. The committee was headed by
a)  B. B. Tandon
b)  N Gopalaswami
c)  Navin Chawala
d)  S. Y. Quraishi
e)  V. S. Sampath

13). ProjectSagarmala is related to which among the following sectors?
a)  Railways
b)  Heavy Industries
c)  Agriculture
d)  Shipping and Ports
e)  Textiles

14). Which countries government is set to begin testing a system that would allow foreign tourists to verify their identities and purchase goods and services using a fingerprint?
a)  China
b)  USA
c)  France
d)  Japan
e)  None of the above

15). How much amount did the union government announced as drought relief to farmers in Uttar Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region?
a)  Rs.2,304cr
b)  Rs.2,802cr
c)  Rs.1,304cr
d)  Rs.1,886cr
e)  None of the above

16). Which country Navy has successfully conducted a test launch of the shore-based anti-ship Zarb Missile?
a)  Iran
b)  Iraq
c)  Pakistan
d)  UAE       
e)  Egypt 

17). Name the Indian-South African judge who has been convened upon the highest French civilian the Legion of Honour.
a)  Mogoeng Mogoeng
b)  Navanetham Pillay
c)  Ranjan Gogoi
d)  N. V. Ramana
e)  Amitav Roy

18). Name the Maldivian President who will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi to further strengthen bilateral co-operation.
a)  Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
b)  Rosen Plevneliev
c)  Roch Marc Christian Kabore
d)  Toomas Hendrik Ilves
e)  None of the above

19). Who among the following has been awarded with UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize?
a)  Raif Badawi
b)  Khadija Ismayilova
c)  Attuar Rehman
d)  Shaeed Asani
e)  None of the above

20). Who will be given Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation’s Best Actress of the Year award?
a)  Ishwarya Rai
b)  Priyanka Chopra
c)  Deepika Padukone
d)  Sonakshi Sinha
e)  Preity Zenta

21). Veenu Paliwal dies in road accident recently. She is a
a)  Journalist
b)  Writer
c)  Politician
d)  Biker 
e)  None of the above

22). Bharti Airtel will set up the payments bank in partnership with _____ Bank, which holds 19.9% stake in AMSL.
a)  Axis Bank
b)  Yes Bank
c)  HDFC Bank
d)  ICICI Bank
e)  Kotak Mahindra Bank

23). Poet and novelist Padma Sachdev has been chosen for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015. She belongs to which state in India?
a)  Assam
b)  Jammu and Kashmir
c)  Rajasthan
d)  Haryana
e)  Madhya Pradesh

24). Which Indian express has been ranked among the top rated trains in the world?
a)  Shatabdi Express
b)  Gattiman Express
c)  Rajadhani Express
d)  Maharajas Express
e)  Howrah Rajadhani Express

25). Who among the following appointed as the new DGP of Haryana?
a)  Yash Pal Singhal
b)  KP Singh
c)  Vijay Malhotra
d)  Kushal Singh
e)  Pratap Singhal

26). S. Ravindran has been appointed as the new chairman of which among the following banks?
a)  Andhra Pradesh GrameenaVikas Bank
b)  KaveriGrameena Bank
c)  BangiyaGraminVikash Bank
d)  Karnataka VikasGrameena Bank
e)  None of the above

27).National Fire Service Day is observed on ________.
a)  April 15th
b)  April 14th
c)  May 15th
d)  May 14th
e)  None of the above

28). India and ___________ signed a MoU for cooperation and mutual assistance in development of ports.
a)  North Korea
b)  South Korea
c)  Sri Lanka
d)  Oman
e)  Singapore

29). Prime Minister Narendra Modi released two commemorative coins on the eve of 125th birth anniversary of Dr.Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar. The denominations of the coins were
a)  Ten-rupee and One hundred and twenty-five rupee
b)  Ten-rupee and Hundred rupee coins
c)  Ten-rupee and One hundred and fifty rupee
d)  Ten-rupee and Fifty rupee
e)  None of the above

30). According to the report compiled Electronics major by Huawei, India placed at the ____ position among 50 different countries in a Global Connectivity Index (GCI).
a)  32nd
b)  44th
c)  38th
d)  42nd
e)  29th

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