Monday, 28 March 2016

Current Affairs Quiz

Dear BA'ians,
We present to you a current affairs quiz to keep you updated with the happenings around you with reference to the upcoming competitive exams.This quiz will be provided to with detailed solution, to add to your knowledge base.


1. What is the new name of the LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP)? 
a) Jyoti 
b) Ujala 
c) Disha 
d) Prakash
e) Roshni 

2. Which football team has won the 2016 Santosh Trophy National Football Championships title? 
a) Tamil Nadu 
b) Maharashtra 
c) Mizoram 
d) Services
e) None of the above 

3. Art of Living’s World Culture Festival was held in which city? 
a) New Delhi 
b) Mumbai 
c) Kolkata 
d) Hyderabad
e) Patna

4. Which of the following state’s tourism campaign has bagged the prestigious Golden City Gate Award? 
a) Madhya Pradesh 
b) Kerala 
c) Assam 
d) Tripura
e) Maharashtra 

5. Who has won the 2016 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championship? 
a) Wang Shixian 
b) Nozomi Okuhara 
c) Lin Dan 
d) Tian Houwei
e) None of the above 

6. Which of the following two seas surround the Crimean Peninsula? 
a) Black Sea and Sea of Azov 
b) Wadden Sea and Black Sea 
c) Caspian Sea and Sea of Azov 
d) Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea
e) None of the above 

7. Which of the following is not a correct statement about Infrasound? 
a) Infrasound has a frequency lower than 50 hertz 
b) Infrasound is produced / detected by elephants and whales 
c) Infrasound can travel longer distances than high frequency sound waves 
d) All are correct
e) None of the above 

8. Google’s computer programme AlphaGo is related to which of the following? 
a) Search Engine algorithms 
b) A board game of China 
c) Music and Media search 
d) Live video streaming 
e) None of the above

9. Which of the following is the world’s largest cruise ship currently (in 2016)? 
a) Harmony of the Seas 
b) Legend of the Seas 
c) Splendour of the Seas 
d) Grandeur of the Seas
e) None of the above 

10. Recently,which neighbour of India passed a resolution to convert its Parliament into Constitutional Assembly? 
a) Myanmar 
b) Nepal 
c) Sri Lanka 
d) Bangladesh
e) China 

11. What is the approximate contribution of real estate in India’s national GDP? 
a) 7% 
b) 9% 
c) 12% 
d) 15%
e) 18% 

12. Who is the first Indian classical musician to perform at United Nations? 
a) Pt. Bhimsen Joshi 
b) Pt. Jasraj 
c) Ustad Jakir Hussain 
d) MS Subbulakshmi
e) None of the above 

13. Which of the following satellites was placed in orbit via the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C-32)? 
a) IRNSS-1C 
b) IRNSS-1D 
c) IRNSS-1E 
d) IRNSS-1F
e) None of the above 

14. The Kakrapar atomic power station is located in which of the following states? 
a) Rajasthan 
b) Gujarat 
c) Maharashtra 
d) Karnataka
e) Kerala 

15. What is the main objective of the recently launched pilot project on Highway Advisory Services? 
a) To advise prospective companies about investment opportunities in Highways 
b) To advise the government on investment in highways 
c) To provide traffic related information to commuters 
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

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