Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 3rd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 3rd Week 2016
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 3rd Week 2016:                                                 
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1).Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India recently signed a loan agreement with World Bank for _________. The estimated cost of Project was Rs.2142 crore with the Government share of Rs.1071 crore and the rest 50% by the World Bank.
a)    Neeranchal National Watershed Project
b)    Drought Prone Area Program
c)    Deseret Development Project
d)    Integrated Wasteland Development Project
e)    None of the above

2).According to the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, which country is the largest sender of scientists and Engineers to the US?
a)    Japan
b)    China
c)    Germany
d)    France
e)    India

3).Who is the CEO of online survey company Survey Money?
a)    David Ebersman
b)    Dana L. Evan
c)    Ryan Finley
d)    Zander Lurie
e)    Sheryl Sandberg

4).Who among the following was named as the German Player of the year 2015?
a)    Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Ozil
b)    Thomous Muller
c)    Mats Hummels
d)    Miroslav Klose
e)    Bastian Schweinsteiger

5).Who authored the book titled Objective Railway Engineering- Track, Works& Others?
a)    Kiran Desai
b)    Khuswant Singh
c)    Vikram Seth
d)    MM Agarwal
e)    Anand Neelakantan

6). As per the World Development Report released by the World Bank, how much money India saved annually by using Aadhaar on account of decreased leakages?
a)    0.5 Billion USD
b)    1 Billion USD
c)    0.7 Billion USD
d)    2.5 Billion USD
e)    1.5 Billion USD

 7).Who won the European Commission’s prestigious Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for 2015 in Asia and the Pacific amateur category?
a)    Ankita Anand
b)    Anand Sharma
c)    Raj Babbar
d)    Sasi Tharoor
e)    None of the above

8). 61st Britannia Filmfare awards 2016, held in which city?
a)    Bangalore
b)    Chennai
c)    Goa
d)    Mumbai
e)    Delhi

9). Who among the following has taken over as Chairman of Tata SIA Airlines Ltd?
a)    Bhaskar Bhat
b)    Ankit Roy
c)    Chandra Shekar Varma
d)    Vikram Sinha
e)    Kiran Bhat

10). Who won the 2016 International Sydney tennis title in the women’s doubles category?
a)    Sania Mirza& Martina Hingis
b)    Rishika Sunkara& Serena Williams
c)    Rishika Sunkara& Martina Hingis
d)    Sania Mirza& Serena Williams
e)    None of the above

11).Tsai Ing-wen was elected as the first female president of which of the following countries recently?
a)    Peru
b)    Taiwan
c)    Chile
d)    Philippines
e)    Thailand

12).The world’s largest single site solar energy plant is going to set up in which state in association with International Finance Corporation?
a)    Madhya Pradesh
b)    Haryana
c)    Bihar
d)    Rajasthan
e)    Gujarat

13).Which countries scientists developed a new bio-artificial liver device that can help liver failure patients survive a bit longer for an organ transplant?
a)    Japanese
b)    American
c)    Chinese
d)    Indian
e)    None of the above

14).SoftBank group announced to raise Indian Investments to $10 billion. Who is the CEO of the bank?
a)    Masayoshi Son
b)    Rana Kapoor
c)    Barbara J. Desoer
d)    Ben Kruger
e)    Mike Pedersen

15).Who among the following won The Hindu Prize 2015?
a)    Frei Otto
b)    Maria Jones
c)    Rajesh Singh
d)    Easterine Kire
e)    Toyo Ito

16).Whom among the following is the veteran BJP leader and former Governor of Sikkim who passed away recently in Hyderabad?
a)    Laten Sherpa
b)    Man Dhoj Thapa
c)    Keshar Man Gurung
d)    Ventra pragada Rama Rao
e)    Amar Lohar

17).Who among the following is the Brand Ambassador of Premier Badminton League Championships?
a)    Deepika Padukone
b)    Akshay Kumar
c)    Katrina Kaif
d)    Shaid Kapoor
e)    None of the above

18).Name the author who won the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for the novel “Sleeping on Jupiter.”
a)      Anuradha Roy
b)      Amitav Gosh
c)      Chetan Bhagat
d)      Indra Sinha
e)      Jhumpa Lahiri

19).Who won the best actor award at the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards?
a)    Johney Depp
b)    Will Smith
c)    Jack Nicholoson
d)    Tom Hanks
e)    Leonardo Di Caprio

20).Wayne Rooney belongs to which of the following sports?
a)    Football
b)    Tennis
c)    Badminton
d)    Baseball
e)    Hockey

21). Which Indian State has been declared as the first ‘organic state’ of India?
a)    Sikkim
b)    Meghalaya
c)    Manipur
d)    Mizoram
e)    Nagaland

22). Which Country launched first online system to check the “authenticity” of top Tibetan Buddhist monks?
a)    Japan
b)    Chile
c)    China
d)    USA
e)    Russia

23). Guenter Butschek appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of which of the following India’s biggest auto maker?
a)    Bajaj
b)    Hero
c)    Royal Enfield
d)    TVS
e)    Tata Motors

24). Famous personality, Glenn Frey who passed away recently is a
a)    Golfer
b)    Cricketer
c)    Film Maker
d)    Guitarist
e)    Dancer

25). India has slipped 11 places to rank _____ on a global index of talent competitiveness.
a)    86th
b)    87th
c)    89th
d)    90th
e)    None of the above

26). Which Bank formalized the MoU for the listing of the $500-million green bond on the London Stock Exchange?
a)    Axis Bank
b)    Yes Bank
c)    ICIC Bank
d)    HDFC Bank
e)    Canara Bank

27). Which company donates cloud computing ‘worth $1 billion’ in the hands of non-profit groups and university researchers free of charge?
a)    Micromax
b)    Apple
c)    Black Berry
d)    Microsoft
e)    Oppo

28). Who won one of New Zealand’s most prestigious motor race events, the Lady Wigram Trophy?
a)    NarainKarthikeyan
b)    Karun Chandhok
c)    JehanDaruvala
d)    Alberto Ascari
e)    None of the above

29). Name the first state to grant female government employees 180 days maternity leave while having a baby through surrogacy.
a)    Kerala
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Madhya Pradesh
d)    Maharashtra
e)    Gujarat

30). Who is the Executive Director of Greenpeace India, a NGO?
a)    Ravi Chellam
b)    Mike Pandey
c)    Mansukhlal Raghavjibhai Prajapati
d)    Ashok Koshal
e)    Sunita Nagrani

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