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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 May 2016

May 16, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 2016 IAF Hall of Fame award, 2016 International Day of Families and deputy chairman of FIFA’s Governance Committee among others.

1.    Name the first Indian who has been honoured with the IAF Hall of Fame award 2016?
a)    Shubhkaran Yadav
b)    Amal Deka
c)    Joseph Matthew
d)    Udupi Ramachandra Rao

2.    What was the theme of the 2016 International Day of Families that is celebrated annually on 15 May?
a)    Men in charge? Gender equality and children's rights in contemporary families
b)    Advancing Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity
c)    Families, healthy lives and sustainable future
d)    Families and Persons with Disabilities

3.    Who of the following won his first Italian Open Men's Singles Tennis title?
a)    Roger Federer
b)    Andy Murray
c)    Novak Djokovic
d)    Rafael Nadal

4.    Which indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence interceptor missile was test fired from the complex of Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast?
a)    Ashwin
b)    Prithvi-II
c)    Agni-I
d)    Akash

5.    Who of the following won Italian Open Women's Singles Tennis title?
a)    Victoria Azarenka
b)    Ana Ivanovic
c)    Maria Sharapova
d)    Serena Williams

6.    Which Indian Justice was appointed as deputy chairman of FIFA’s Governance Committee in May 2016?
a)    Jagdish Sharan Verma
b)    P. Sathasivam
c)    Mukul Mudgal
d)    Altamas Kabir

7.    Which four minute documentary film on girl child education from India has been invited for special screening at the 42nd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), Washington DC?
a)    Atmaja
b)    Beti
c)    Kanya
d)    Duhita

8.    Who of the following women’s squash team was the winner of the 18th Asian Team squash championships played at Taipei in Chinese Taipei?
a)    Indian team
b)    Malaysian team
c)    Pakistani team
d)    Hong Kong team

9.    Who of the following men’s squash team was the winner of the 18th Asian Team squash championships played at Taipei in Chinese Taipei?
a)    Indian team
b)    Malaysian team
c)    Pakistani team
d)    Hong Kong team

10.    Name the Dutch teenager who became Formula One's youngest race winner after winning the Spanish Grand Prix.
a)    Kimi Raikkonen
b)    Max Verstappen
c)    Giedo van der Garde
d)    Michael Bleekemolen

11.    Name the former Test cricketer, the first Indian to score a memorable ton in his debut innings, who died Ahmedabad aged 87.
a)    Deepak Shodhan
b)    MJ Gopalan
c)    Rustomji Jamshedji
d)    Vinoo Mankad

12.    The Union Government decided to replace 5-year plans with 15-year vision documents which for the first time will include
a)    Communal peace
b)    Regional Development
c)    Internal Security & Defence
d)    Climate Change

13.    Who among the following was appointed as a current player representative in the ICC Cricket Committee for a 3-year term?
a)    Rahul Dravid
b)    Mahela Jayawardena
c)    Anil Kumble
d)    Mark Taylor

14.    Who was re-elected as the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee for another 3-year term until 2018?
a)    Shashank Manohar
b)    Anil Kumble
c)    Tim May
d)    Ravi Shastri

15.    In which European country the USA launched a new ground-based missile defense system?
a)    Romania
b)    Poland
c)    France
d)    Bulgaria

ANSWERS
1. (d) Udupi Ramachandra Rao
2. (c) Families, healthy lives and sustainable future
3. (b) Andy Murray
4. (a) Ashwin
5. (d) Serena Williams
6. (c) Mukul Mudgal
7. (b) Beti
8. (b) Malaysian team
9. (c) Pakistani team
10. (b) Max Verstappen
11. (a) Deepak Shodhan
12. (c) Internal Security & Peace
13. (a) Rahul Dravid
14. (b) Anil Kumble
15. (a) Romania

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