Wednesday, 30 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. Songkran festival is celebrated in which country? 
a) India 
b) Thailand 
c) Indonesia 
d) China
e) None of the above 


2. Which film has won the best film award at the 2016 Asian Film Awards (AFA)? 
a) Port of Call 
b) The Assassin 
c) Inside Men 
d) Blind Massage
e) None of the above  


3. Who has been conferred with the 2016 Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award? 
a) Arun Jaitely 
b) Narendra Modi 
c) Venkaiah Naidu 
d) K Taraka Rama Rao
e) Nitish Kumar 


4. Which organisation has recently released the e-Atlas of Gender Inequality in Education? 
a) UNESCO 
b) UNICEF 
c) UNFPA 
d) UNSDN
e) None of the above   


5. Who has won 2016 Abel Prize? 
a) Endre Szemeredi 
b) John Rognes 
c) Andrew Wiles 
d) Michael Atiyah
e) None of the above    

6. Which is the national intelligence agency of Israel? 
a) GRU 
b) NSIS 
c) CISEN 
d) Mossad
e) None of the above 


7. Who is the newly appointed Governor of Central Bank of Bangladesh? 
a) Fazle Kabir 
b) Abdul Hamid 
c) AMA Muhith 
d) Shahana Rahman
e) None of the above  

8. The 37th SAARC Foreign Ministers meet was recently held in which country? 
a) Nepal 
b) India 
c) Myanmar 
d) Bhutan
e) Pakistan 

9. India Aviation 2016 event has been hosted by which city of India? 
a) Kolkata 
b) Agra 
c) Hyderabad 
d) Udaipur
e) Patna


10. Who are the winners of 2015-16 Chameli Devi Jain Award? 
a) Alka Dhupkar and Ravish Kumar 
b) Alka Dhupkar and Raksha Kumar 
c) Priyanka Kakodkar and Raksha Kumar 
d) Priyanka Kakodkar and Ravish Kumar
e) None of the above   


11. The Festival of Innovations is hosted by which city of India? 
a) Rajkot 
b) Varanasi 
c) New Delhi 
d) Jodhpur
e) Patna 


12. ExoMars 2016 spacecraft has been successfully launched by which of the following space agencies?
a) NASA & Roscosmos 
b) NASA & JAXA 
c) ESA & Roscosmos 
d) ESA & NASA
e) None of the above 


13. Who has been conferred with the France’s Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur, recently? 
a) Ratan Tata 
b) Aditya Birla 
c) Anand Mahindra 
d) Cyrus P Mistry
e) Mukesh Ambani 


14. Who has won the 2016 Global Teacher Prize? 
a) Matthew McConaughey 
b) Robin Chaurasiya 
c) Sunny Varkey 
d) Hanan Al Hroub
e) None of the above 


15. The South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Centre (SARTTC) will be set up in which city of India? 
a) Mumbai 
b) Ahmedabad 
c) Kolkata 
d) New Delhi
e) Chennai 







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