Current Affairs Quiz With Explanation

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.Which campaign has been launched by Twitter for women empowerment in India? 
a) #StrengthOfWomen
b) #WomenInUnity
c) #PositionOfStrength
d) #UnityOfWomen
e) None of the above

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2.Who is elected as the new President of the Republic of Kosovo?
a) Bali Muharremaj
b) Hashim Thaci
c) Isa Mustafa
d) Rafet Rama
e) All of the above

3.Government has set up a high-level committee to look into the issue of missing files related to 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case.This case related to which state?
a) Maharashtra
b) Gujarat
c) Bihar
d) Rajasthan
e) None of the above

4. Who among the following clinched the men’s singles title of 2016 Chennai Open?
a) Alijaz Bedene
b) Borna Coric
c) Stan Wawrinka
d) David Ferrer
e) None of the above

5. Which of the following films won the best picture (drama) award at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards presented in 10 Jan 2016?
a) Creed
b) Joy
c) Room
d) The Martian
e) The Revenant

6. The 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2016 was held on 9 Jan in which of the following cities?
a) Gandhinagar
b) Patiala
c) Chandigarh
d) New Delhi
e) Lucknow

7. The Italian Maria Teresa de Filippis, who died recently, was the first female?
a) Sprinter
b) Archer
c) Formula One driver
d) Cricketer
e) Wrestler

8. Which country was recently elected to the Unicef executive board, representing the group of AsiaPacific
countries for the term 2016-2018?
a) Pakistan
b) Bangladesh
c) Malaysia
d) Sri Lanka
e) Nepal

9.The 28th edition of International Kite Festival was held recently in?
a) Ahmedabad
b) Pune
c) Mumbai
d) Jaipur
e) Madurai

10. The 11th World Hindi Day was recently observed on?
a) 05 Sep
b) 14 Sep
c) 10 Jan
d) 12 Jan
e) 02 Feb

11. Binny Bansal was named the CEO of which of the following online marketplaces recently?
a) Snapdeal
b) Amazon
c) ebay
d) Flipkart
e) Paytm

12.The staterunIndian Overseas Bank (IOB) will rationalise the number of its regional offices by closing 10 such offices to improve efficiency. The bank is headquartered at?
a) Bengaluru
b) Chennai
c) Hyderabad
d) Kochi
e) Manipal

13. A five day seed festival, aimed to celebrate seeds that feed humankind, will be held in Kannur district in which state starting 22 Jan?
a) Karnataka
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Kerala
d) Tamil Nadu
e) Telangana

14. The T20 World Cup 2016 is being held in?
a) Bangladesh
b) Sri Lanka
c) India
d) Australia
e) South Africa

15.The Govt of India has announced that in 2014-2015,116 Public Sector Enterprises (PSUs) have spent an amount of Rs 2447.59 cr on CSR. The term CSR stands for
a) Common Social Responsibility
b) Corporate Social Responsibility
c) Common Sectorial Responsibility
d) Corporate Shared Responsibility
e) None of these