Current Affairs Quiz

Q1.Tata Motors has roped which star Football as the global brand ambassador for its passenger vehicles?
1) Lionel Messi
2) Cristiano Ronaldo
3) David Beckham
4) Xavi
5) None of these

Q2.Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos, with a strike-range of over __________, test-fired from the navy's newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi successfully hitting a decommissioned target ship in the Arabian Sea?
1) 280 kms
2) 290 kms
3) 180 kms
4) 190 kms
5) None of these

Q3.Who has recently been appointed as chairperson of a committee set up by the Human Resource Development Ministry to draft the new education policy?
1) P. K. Subramanian
2) K. M. Mani
3) T. S. R. Subramanian
4) R. K. Pachauri 
5) None of these

Q4.Who has recently taken over the charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a leading subsidiary of Coal India?
1) Pradeep Jha
2) Anil Kumar Jha
3) Rajesh Jha
4) Kapil Kumar Jha
5) None of these.

Q5.Patriarch and doyen of Indian two-wheeler industry, Brijmohan Lall Munjal, passed away recently. He is the founder of___?
1) Bajaj Auto
2) TVS Motors
3) Hero MotoCorp
4) Kinetic
5) None of these.

Q6.Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications Ltd (R-Com) is merging with which telecom business, that operates MTS brand with itself in an all-stock deal worth Rs.4,500 crore, marking the start of the much-anticipated consolidation in India’s telecom sector.
1) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd (SSTL)
2) Airtel
3) Vodafone
4) MTS
5) None of these.

Q7.The names of former (late) footballer and Asian games gold medallist who was to be conferred posthumously Khel Ratna award officially approved by the state sports ministry?
1) Liaqat Ali
2) Sanjay Dhyani
3) Ram Bahadur Chetri
4) Gigy George
5) None of these.

Q8.Nico Rosberg claimed victory at the Mexican Grand Prix by defeating ________?
1) Lewis Hamilton
2) Sebastian Vettel
3) Fernando Alonso
4) Kimi Raikkonen
5) None of these

Q9.Which country cemented their status as the greatest team in rugby history when they overwhelmed Australia 34-17 at Twickenham recently to become world champions  for a record third time, and the first nation to retain the Webb Ellis Cup?
1) South Africa
2) Sri Lanka
3) Pakistan
4) New Zealand
5) None of these.

Q10.World diabetes day recently celebrated on which date?
1) 28 November
2) 28 December
3) 14 November 
4) 14 December
5) None of these.

Q11.WTO conference held at which place?
1) Lima (Peru)
2) Naorobi (Kenya)
3) Tokeyo (Japan)
4) Paris (France)
5) None of these.

Q12.International Migrants Day has recently been observed across the world on which date?
1) 18 December
2) 20 December
3) 25 December 
4) 18 November
5) None of these.

Q13.The Open Government Partnership (OGP) recently selected which Indian-origin World Bank official to lead the organization?
1) Ramaendra Pradhan
2) Sanjay Pradhan
3) Raju Pradhan
4) Munim Pradhan
5) None of these.

Q14.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently released the final guidelines on computing interest rates on advances based on the Marginal Cost of Funds Methodology. The guidelines will come into effect from which date ?
1) 1 April 2016
2) 10 April 2016
3) 31 March 2016
4) 1 September 2016
5) None of these.

Q15.World Trade Organisation (WTO) unanimously approved Afghanistan’s WTO membership at the WTO’s Tenth Ministerial Conference (MC10) in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.  With this Afganistan becomes which members of WTO?
1) 165th
2) 163rd
3) 167th
4) 169th 
5) None of these.

Q16.MLAs of which states Assembly recently passed resolution to remove Speaker Nabam Rebia?
1) Arunachal Pradesh
2) U.P.
3) M.P.
4) Kerla
5) None of these.

Q17.Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently appointed a single-member committee to look into the dispute between Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Krishna Godavari (KG) gas fields. The committee will be headed by __________?
1) Justice Ajit Prakash Shah
2) Justice H. L. Dattu
3) Justice R. M. Lodha
4) Raju Singh
5) None of these.

Q18.CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2015 for Excellence in Sustainable Business conferred in various categories. Who was the chief guest of the award presentation ceremony?
1) Suresh Prabhu
2) Arun Jaitley
3) Rajesh Singh
4) Raju Singh
5) None of these.

Q19.Who has recently been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)?
1) P. K. Mathur
2) R. K. Mathur
3) Ramendra Singh
4) Ramendra Pratap Singh
5) None of these.

Q20.Who received Garwood Award for ‘Outstanding Global Leader in Open Innovation’ from UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business today? 
1) Pranab Mukherjee
2) Narendra Modi 
3) Arun Jaitley 
4) Suresh Prabhu
5) None of these

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