Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 1st Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 1st Week 2016
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 1st Week 2016:                                       
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1). Name the Indian-Origin cancer expert who was recently honored with the Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II?
a)    Viraj Suresh Tambwekar
b)    Sanjay Borude
c)    Ramneek Mahajan
d)    Harpal Singh Kumar


2). Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) which was recently approved by CCEA is related to which of the following sector?
a)    Textile Sector
b)    Chemical Sector
c)    Agriculture Sector
d)    Railway Sector


3). Who has been appointed as the new Director General of Uttar Pradesh Police?
a)    Sanjeev Dayal
b)    Vijender Singh
c)    Javeed Ahmad
d)    Surendra Singh


4). Which among the following committees suggested the initiatives on Revising& Revitalizing PPP Model?
a)    Naresh Chandra Committee
b)    A K Ganju Committee
c)    Aditya Puri Committee
d)    Vijay Kelkar Committee


5). Which of the following countries has received the official credit for discovery of element 113 in the periodic table?
a)    Germany
b)    Japan
c)    China
d)    Russia


6). Who is the winner of prestigious 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi Award?
a)    Sanjay Subrahmanyam
b)    Sonu Nigam
c)    Malini Rajurkar
d)    Sreevalsan J Menon


7). Who is the head of the committee which was constituted by the Union Ministry of Information& Broadcasting to look into the revamp the film certification nuances by Censor Board of Film Censors (CBFC)?
a)    Mani Ratnam
b)    Adoor Gopalakrishnan
c)    Budhdhadeb Dasgupta
d)    Shayam Bengal


8). With which of the following India has exchanged the list of their nuclear installations and facilities?
a)    Japan
b)    Pakistan
c)    Russia
d)    China


9). Name the person who has been appointed as the Deputy Chief of Air Staff?
a)    Arup Raha
b)    Pradeep Vasant Naik
c)    Norman Anil Kumar
d)    R K Singh Bhadauria


10). As per the World Economic Forum India’s rank in Tourism and Travel Competitive Index is _______.
a)    51
b)    53
c)    63
d)    64
e)    65


11). India’s biggest state owned gas importer Petronet LNG has signed a revised contract with which of the following companies?
a)    Derek Group
b)    Isramco
c)    Modlin
d)    RasGas
e)    Qatargas


12). Who among the following has honored with the 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi Award?
a)    David Dean Shulman
b)    MuzaffarAlam
c)    Sanjay Subrahmanyam
d)    K Subrahmanyam
e)    Ilayaraja


13). Who took charge as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-owned power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)?
a)    AK Jha
b)    S K Sharma
c)    Dinesh K Sarraf
d)    Atul Sobti
e)    None of these


14). Pathankot Air Force Base is located at which of the following states?
a)    Haryana
b)    J& K
c)    Punjab
d)    Assam
e)    Delhi


15). IRNSS-1E satellite to be launched by ISRO from _______.
a)    Odisha
b)    Rajasthan
c)    Karnataka
d)    Andhra Pradesh
e)    Delhi


16). Who suggested “Anywhere Anytime Phd Programme” for women?
a)    Sushma Swaraj
b)    Smriti Irani
c)    Hasmirat kaus badel
d)    Bhanupriya Rao
e)    None of these


17). What is the venue of 5th women science congress?
a)    Bangalore
b)    Mysore
c)    Hyderabad
d)    Pune
e)    Mumbai


18). Which state launched helpline for parents& teachers of primary school?
a)    Punjab
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Haryana
d)    Himachal Pradesh
e)    Bihar


19). Which of the following states has recently launched the e-vahan Bhima scheme?
a)    Telegana
b)    Andhra
c)    Rajasthan
d)    Karnataka
e)    Kerala


20).  High Court of which state on 4 January 2016 directed state government to take steps to procure 1843 decibel meters to ensure that there is no violation of noise pollution rules during festivals, public addresses, and processions?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Bihar
d)    Kerala
e)    None of these


21). Which state government inaugurated land bank web portal on 4 January 2016 to help investors know land-related information?
a)    Uttar Pradesh   
b)    Bihar  
c)    Jharkhand   
d)    Andhra Pradesh
e)    None of these


22). The Reserve Bank of India on 4 January 2016 imposed monetary penalty of one crore rupees on which bank for violation of its instructions?
a)    HDFC Bank 
b)    Punjab National Bank  
c)    State Bank of Travancore
d)    Axis Bank
e)    None of these


23). Which two PSBs jointly won the award for ‘Cheque Truncation System’ under the mid-sized category at the ‘National Payments Excellence Awards 2015’ recently?
a)    Canara Bank and Indian Bank 
b)    Bank of India and Indian Bank 
c)    PNB Bank and Canara Bank
d)    Corporation Bank and Indian Bank
e)    PNB and Indian Bank


24). Who among the following appointed as the new chair-man of Internet and Mobile association of India?
a)    Himanshu Kapania
b)    Arvind Gupta
c)    Kunal Shah
d)    Benoy Roy chowdhury
e)    Vijay Shekhar Sharma


25). The world’s largest blue star sapphire, weighing 1404.49 carets and valued at an astonishing $100 million, has been found in a mine in
a)    Bangladesh
b)    Sri Lanka
c)    Nepal
d)    Dubai
e)    None of the above


26). Who Clinched the Gold Medal at the Swedish Air Rifle Championship in the 10m Air Rifle Event?
a)    Kim Rhode
b)    Anjali Bhagwat
c)    Yi Siling
d)    Apoorvi Chandela
e)    ZUBLASING Petra


27). Delhi High Court appointed Justice Anil dev Singh Committee for review of ________.
a)    Farmer Research
b)    Department of Posts
c)    Revamp Censor Board
d)    School Fee
e)    Eminent Persons on JEE


28). Union Cabinet Approved which of the following schemes to Promote Entrepreneurship among SC/ST and Women?
a)    Self Employment Scheme
b)    Swavalambi Scheme
c)    Standup India Scheme
d)    Credit Enhancement Scheme
e)    None of these


29). Which was the codename given to the mission to eliminate the terrorists in the Pathankot Air Force Station?
a)    Anode
b)    Hajji Baba
c)    Torrent
d)    Lichi
e)    Dhangu


30). Who among the following becomes the first Indian actress to win People’s Choice Award?
a)    Deepika Padukone
b)    Aishwarya Rai
c)    Sonam Kapoor
d)    Priyanka Chopra
e)    Kajol

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