Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 4th Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 4th Week 2016
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- January 4thWeek 2016:                                  
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1). The scheme for girls from minority communities launched in Jammu and Kashmir is
a)    Nai Manzil
b)    Pehla Kadham
c)    Pragatisheel Vichaaron
d)    Mahila Suraksha
e)    None of the above


2). Atulesh Jindal (IRS) was appointed as the chairman of __________.
a)    CBDT
b)    SEBI
c)    Intelligence Bureau
d)    Income Tax Department
e)    None of the above


3). Watchmaker Titan has marked its entry into the SmartWatch segment with the launch of
a)    Vector Luna
b)    JUXT
c)    Noise U8
d)    Bingo T50
e)    Kokan Planet


4).FreeCharge has partnered with which of the following banks to launch Virtual Card?
a)    Yes Bank
b)    Axis Bank
c)    ICICI Bank
d)    HDFC
e)    IDBI


5).What is the India’s rank among the world’s best countries according to the report released by the World Economic Forum?
a)    30th
b)    22nd
c)    20th
d)    33rd
e)    25th


6).Recently the Union Ministry of Skill Development has signed an MoU with which of the following?
a)    Department of Telecommunication
b)    Postal Department
c)    Department of Distance Education
d)    TATA Group
e)    Yahoo


7). Union Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar hoisted India’s tallest and largest Tricolor atop the famous Pahari Mandir in which city?
a)    Ranchi
b)    Ahmedabad
c)    Surat
d)    Kochi
e)    Pune


8). The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) released World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2015 report. According to the report which country was the fastest growing big economy in the world in 2016?
a)    Spain
b)    China
c)    India
d)    Japan
e)    France


9). Whom among the following clinched the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title?
a)    Saina Nehwal
b)    Ashwini Ponnappa
c)    P V Sindhu
d)    Li Xuerui
e)    Goh liu Ying


10). 6th National Voters’ Day (NVD) was observed across the country on 25 January 2016 by the Election Commission of India. The theme for the 6th National Voters’ Day is 
a)    Inclusive and Qualitative Participation
b)    Inclusive and Prospective Participation
c)    Ethical Voting
d)    Inclusion
e)    Qualitative Participation


11). Who has been appointed Chairman and Managing Director of General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re), the National Reinsurer?
a)    K. Saxena
b)    Milind A. Khrat
c)    Alice Vaidyan
d)    Y. Ramulu
e)    None of the above


12). Maharashtra based RBL Bank has launched a new platform called _________ to provide all around banking services to emerging entrepreneurs.
a)    India Club for Startup’s
b)    Indian Entrepreneurship
c)    India Startup Club
d)    Manage Banking solutions
e)    None of the above


13). Chinese startup Moikit has developed a smart bottle _____ priced between $130-$150, that tracks the user’s water consumption, compiles health data and gives water intake reminders.
a)    Tweet
b)    Sugar
c)    Grain
d)    Seed
e)    Health


14). Which US based startup has developed a smart luggage ‘G-RO’, that features all terrain wheels, inbuilt tablet stand and a charging station with two USB ports?
a)    Kaodim
b)    Shalgi Design Studio
c)    Drivio, Inc
d)    Synapse MX
e)    None of the above


15). Who among the following were not conferred with Padma Vibhushan 2016
a)    Yamini Krishnamurthi
b)    Ram V Sutar
c)    Rajinikanth
d)    Girija Devi
e)    Ramoji Rao


16). President Pranab Mukherjee approved the Union Cabinet’s recommendation for the imposition of President’s rule on which state recently?
a)    Madhya Pradesh
b)    Jammu Kashmir
c)    Arunachal Pradesh
d)    Sikkim
e)    Chhattisgarh


17). India’s first blind-friendly train, from ______ to Varanasi, made its maiden journey.
a)    Ahmedabad
b)    Bangalore
c)    Delhi
d)    Coimbatore
e)    Mysore


18). Which Company named American Express Co executive Leslie Berland as its chief marketing officer?
a)    Facebook
b)    Twitter
c)    Whatsapp
d)    Google
e)    Microsoft


19). Who comes on the top Richest Person in the World with a net worth of $87.4 billion?
a)    Mukesh Ambani
b)    Anil Ambani
c)    Bill Gates
d)    Mark Zukenburg
e)    None of the above


20). Whom has joined the World Economic Forum (WEF) task force to study the future of the global financial system?
a)    Arundhati Bhatacharya
b)    Raghuram Rajan
c)    H K Bhanwala
d)    U K Sinha
e)    None of the above


21). Ranbir Chopra, who died in Kapurthala, Punjab at the age of 86 is related to which sport?
a)    Hockey
b)    Table Tennis
c)    Cricket
d)    Golf
e)    Basket Ball


22). Which state government imposed ban on Polythene in the entire state recently?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Madhya Pradesh
d)    Odisha
e)    Rajasthan


23). With which Bank, India signed an $80 million loan agreement for improving the infrastructure in the two North-Eastern cities of Agartala and Aizawl?
a)    Standard Chartered Bank
b)    Asian Development Bank
c)    HSBC
d)    Barclays Bank
e)    None of the above


24). Who among the following was chosen for the 8th Human Rights Award by Amnesty International Germany?
a)    C. K. Janu
b)    Rajeev Dhavan
c)    Mohit Ray
d)    Henri Tiphagne
e)    None of the above


25). Which state will host a ‘Nypunyam International Skill Summit and Skill Fiesta 2016’?
a)   Kerala
b)   Rajasthan
c)   Karnataka
d)   Tamil Nadu
e)   Andhra Pradesh


26). Who among the following Selected for K Veeramani Social Justice Award?
a)   Jay Kumar Singh
b)   Nitish Kumar
c)   Bijendra Prasad Yadav
d)   Anita Devi
e)   None of the above


27). Who among the following appointed as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities for a period of three years?
a)   Dr. Siva Prasad
b)   Dr. H. S. Pandey
c)   Dr. Vijayendra Kumar
d)   Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Pandey
e)   None of the above


28). Who among the following is River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister?
a)    Uma Bharati
b)    Smriti Irani
c)    Sushma Swaraj
d)    Menaka Gandhi
e)    Anant Geete


29). Google in America is reportedly testing solar powered drones to deliver high speed internet from the air under a project named
a)    Balloon
b)    SkyBender
c)    Speed Tracker
d)    Net Neutrality
e)    None of the above


30). The Maharashtra government announced the appointment of ___________ as the new Mumbai Police Commissioner.
a)    Dattatray Padsalgikar
b)    Hari Shankar
c)    Kailashnadh Tripati
d)    Prakash Ganguly
e)    Vijayandra Verma

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