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ONLINE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - APRIL 2016


1) Which country won the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Cup 2016 defeating Australia in the final?
A) India
B) West Indies
C) South Africa
D) New Zealand

2) Which country won the ICC Men's World Twenty20 Cup 2016 defeating England in the final?
A) West Indies
B) Australia
C) Sri Lanka
D) New Zealand

3) Which player was awarded "Player of the Final" award in the recently concluded ICC World Twenty20 Cup 2016?
A) Eoin Morgan
B) Joe Root
C) Marlon Samuels
D) Virat Kohli

4) Which player was awarded "Player of the Series" award in the recently concluded ICC World Twenty20 Cup 2016?
A) Chris Gayle
B) Shane Watson
C) Marlon Samuels
D) Virat Kohli

5) Name the British boxer who has won the IBF World Heavyweight title defeating Charles Martin of the United States?
A) Anthony Joshua
B) ?Hekkie Budler
C) Demetrius Andrade
D) Takashi Uchiyama

6) To commemorate Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's journey into outer space, International Day of Human Space Flight was observed on?
A) 1st April
B) 10th April
C) 13th April
D) 20th April

7) World Homoeopathy Day was observed across the world on?
A) 5th April
B) 12th April
C) 21st April
D) 25th April

8) Which country topped the recently announced 2016 World Press Freedom Index?
A) Finland
B) India
C) Netherlands
D) Norway

9) World Health Day 2016 with the theme - Halt the Rise, Beat Diabetes, was observed on?
A) 7th April
B) 11th April
C) 18th April
D) 30th April

10) Which country won the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament for the 9th time defeating India 4-0 in the finals?
A) Pakistan
B) Netherlands
C) South Korea
D) Australia

11) Name the five-time world chess champion of India who was conferred with Hridaynath Mangeskar Award 2016?
A) Harikrishna
B) Koneru Humpy
C) Viswanathan Anand
D) Dibyendu Barua

12) Name the temple in Kollam district of Kerala in which a fireworks mishap killed atleast 110 people and hundreds of other people were injured?
A) Meenakshi Temple
B) Puttingal Temple
C) Nataraj Temple
D) Arunachaleswar Temple

13) Name the tobacco manufacturing company which became first company in India to implement 85% pictorial health warnings?
A) Golden Tobacco Ltd
B) Godfrey Phillips India
C) Manikchand Group
D) VST Industries

14) Name the Jammu-born poet and novelist who has been chosen for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015 for her autobiography Chitt-Chete in Dogri language?
A) Sugatha kumari
B) Govind Mishra
C) Veerappa Moily
D) Padma Sachdev

15) Which authority recently issued in-principle approval to 11 applicants to set up payments banks that will widen the reach of banking services and push the government's goal of financial inclusion?
A) Finance Ministry
B) Reserve Bank of India
C) State Bank of India
D) Securities and Exchange Board of India

16) Recently Gurgaon is renamed as Gurugram. In which state the city Gurgaon is located?
A) Haryana
B) Punjab
C) Himachal Pradesh
D) Uttar Pradesh

17) Who has been appointed as the Director General of Bureau of Police Research & Development?
A) D Venkatraman
B) Sudhir Pandey
C) Devendra Srivastav
D) Meeran Borwankar

18) Name the cricketing legend who has been signed by the Central Government to endorse the 'I Support Skill India' campaign, in an attempt to reach out to the youth and build awareness on the importance of skill development?
A) Sourav Ganguly
B) V V S laxman
C) Sachin Tendulkar
D) Rahul Dravid

19) Name the former army chief Gen. (retd) who was conferred with the highest French civilian distinction, Officer of the Legion of Honour?
A) Bikram Singh
B) JJ Singh
C) Dalbir Singh Suhag
D) MMS Rai

20) Name the retired justice who was appointed as the Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)?
A) Permod Kohli
B) Syed Rafat Alam
C) Amit Sharma
D) Gurmit Singh

21) Which train became the first train in India to be fitted with CCTV Surveillance Cameras?
A) Gatimaan Express
B) Rajdhani Express
C) Shan-E-Punjab Express
D) New Delhi-Howrah Duronto Express

22) For the first time in India, a city of Punjab has been declared kerosene free with the sale of subsidised cooking and lighting fuel being stopped. Name the city?
A) Bathinda
B) Ludhiana
C) Jalandhar
D) Chandigarh

23) According to the notification of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare what percent of space on packets of cigarettes and other tobacco products will have to display health warnings?
A) 33 percent
B) 55 percent
C) 75 percent
D) 85 percent

24) Name the Air Force base in West Bengal which has recently been re-named to Air Force Station Arjan Singh after the former IAF chief?
A) Panagarh
B) Bagdogra
C) Kalaikunda
D) Barrackpore

25) Name the famous Bollywood actress and former Miss World who has been awarded the Global Indian of the Year at the 'NRI Of The Year' award ceremony recently held in Mumbai?
A) Priyanka Chopra
B) Kareena Kapoor
C) Aishwarya Rai
D) Deepika Padukone

26) Who became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics to be held in August 2016?
A) Seema Punia
B) Deepika Kumari
C) Jwala Gutta
D) Dipa Karmakar

27) Name the world's lightest material which was manufactured by ISRO Scientists at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram and is also known as 'blue air'?
A) Graphene Aerogel
B) Silica Aerogel
C) Microlattice
D) Carbon Aerogel

28) Name the navigational satellite launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently? (It is the seventh and last in the series of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).)
A) IRNSS-1A
B) IRNSS-1C
C) IRNSS-1G
D) IRNSS-1H

29) Name Singapore's largest bank which has unveiled digibank, India's first mobile-only bank, targeting five million retail customers?
A) State Bank of Singapore
B) Bank of Singapore
C) RBS Bank
D) DBS Bank

30) Name the Indian women archer who with a tally of 686 out of 720 in the qualifying round of the Archery World Cup in Shanghai equaled the World Record in the Women's Recurve event?
A) Deepika Kumari
B) Laxmirani Majhi
C) Rimil Buriuly
D) Trisha Deb

31) From which year Central Government has made it mandatory for all mobile phones sold in India to have a panic button?
A) 2017
B) 2018
C) 2019
D) 2020

32) Name the new polio vaccine launched by the Department of Health and Family Welfare in Chandigarh replacing the existing trivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (tOPV) which was being used for over three decades?
A) Orimune
B) Deactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (DPV)
C) Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (IPV)
D) Pentacel

33) Taking into consideration the Consumer Price Index and Dearness Allowance, the Central Government increased the minimum wage for contract workers to Rs?
A) Rs 10000 per month
B) Rs 15000 per month
C) Rs 20000 per month
D) Rs 25000 per month

34) What is the new interest rate approved by the Union Government on the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) for the year 2015-16?
A) 8.1 percent
B) 8.4 percent
C) 8.7 percent
D) 9.0 percent

35) Name the Indian sportperson who became the first Indian to bag a medal (Silver) in the skeet event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Rio de Janeiro?
A) Abhinav Bindra
B) Mairaj Ahmad Khan
C) Vijay Kumar
D) Jitu Rai

36) Name the film which has become the highest grossing film of 2016 in India, having earning Rs 132.96 crore in 3 weeks?
A) Captain America: Civil War
B) Suicide Squad
C) Airlift
D) The Jungle Book

37) Name the Bollywood actor who has been named by the Indian Olympic Association as the country's Goodwill Ambassador representing the Indian contingent at the 2016 Rio Olympics?
A) Salman Khan
B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Aamir Khan
D) Shahrukh Khan

38) Name the five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships, who has been recently nominated to Rajya Sabha?
A) Laishram Sarita Devi
B) Mary Kom
C) Kavita Goyat
D) Usha Nagisetty

39) Name the Pakistani Swat activist who has won the Nelson Mandela Graca Machel Innovation Award 2016 in the individual activist category?
A) Tabassum Adnan
B) Asma Ibret
C) Mariam Sultana
D) Soraya Syed

40) Olympians of which country will wear mosquito repellent uniform in the Rio Olympics 2016 to avoid Zika virus?
A) United States
B) United Kingdom
C) China
D) South Korea

41) Name the two Indian Naval Ships which were decommissioned in the presence of Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai recently?
A) Viraat and Veer
B) Veer and Nipat
C) Rana and Viraat
D) Shivalik and Talwar

42) Name the Senior IPS officer who was appointed as Director General (DG) of Railways Protection Force (RPF)?
A) Surender Singh
B) K K Sharma
C) K Durga Prasad
D) Surender Kumar Bhagat

43) In whose memory the Government of India has released Commemorative Coin of Rs. 200/- and a Circulation Coin of Rs. 10/- recently?
A) Rani Laxmi Bai
B) Tatya Tope
C) Tipu Sultan
D) Maharana Rana Pratap

44) Which state has become the first in the country to pass a land title bill allowing its residents living in urban areas, which are governed by the municipalities or state development authorities, to seek a certificate of ownership of their lands by paying a nominal fee to the state government?
A) Rajasthan
B) Maharashtra
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) West Bengal