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Current Affairs Quiz: 2 May 2016

May 2, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics Air Services Agreement, Chandranna Bima Yojana and Chandranna Bima Yojana among others.

1.    Name the former Jana Sangh President who died on 2 May 2016 in New Delhi.
a)    Balraj Madhok
b)    Bachhraj Vyas
c)    Raghu Vira
d)    Prem Nath Dogra

2.  
 India on 1 May 2016 signed an Air Services Agreement with a country to pave the way for introduction of direct flights between the two countries. Name the country with which the agreement was inked.
a)    New Zealand
b)    Papua New Guinea
c)    Belgium
d)    Brunei

3.    Indian team on 1 May 2016 bagged one silver and two bronze medals at Archery World Cup at the Yuanshen Stadium in
a)    Shanghai
b)    Bangkok
c)    Myanmar
d)    Lausanne

4.    
Name the state that on May Day, 1 April 2016, launched the Chandranna Bima Yojana, an insurance scheme for the working class people.
a)    Telangana
b)    Bihar
c)    Andhra Pradesh
d)    Chhattisgarh

5.    Indian shooters on 1 May 2016 bagged three gold medals and a bronze on the opening day of the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl of
a)    Germany
b)    Brazil
c)    China
d)    Japan

6.    MICE, an initiative based on meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions that was launched by Union Government is related to
a)    Tourism
b)    Science and Development
c)    Namami Gange project
d)    None of the above

7.    Name the Indian-American journalist who was felicitated with a prestigious with Edgar A. Poe award on 1 May 2016 by US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle in Washington.
a)    Neela Banerjee
b)    Misha Euceph
c)    Indira Somani
d)    Nandita Bakhshi

8.    Name the first Scorpene class submarine that went to sea for the first time on 1 May 2016.
a)    Rahav
b)    Tannin
c)    Kalvari
d)    Khanderi

9.    Which of the following is not part of the agreements that was entered between India and Papua New Guinea on 29 April 2016?
a)    MoU in the Field of Health Care and Medical Science
b)    MoU for a USD 100 Million Credit Line for development of infrastructure in the island-nation
c)    MoU for cooperation in agricultural research
d)    MoU on Air Services Agreement

10.    Name the IISc professor who, as announced on 29 April 2016, was elected the Fellow of The Royal Society.
a)    Sriram Ramaswamy
b)    Ramanujan Hegde
c)    Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan
d)    None of the above

11.    International Labour Day was celebrated on 1 May 2016 with theme.
a)    Celebrating the international labour movement
b)    Celebrate Labour
c)    More Labour More rich
d)    None of these

12.    Who on 1 May 2016 was appointed the new Senior Vice President - Strategy & New Business Initiatives of Housing.com?
a)    Rahul Yadav
b)    Jahmohan Reddy
c)    Dilip Tuli
d)    Vivek Sharma

13.    Who on 1 May 2016 won the 2016 Russian Grand Prix, held in Sochi, Russia?
a)    Lewis Hamilton
b)    Nico Rosberg
c)    Daniel Ricciardo
d)    Sebastian Vettel

14.    Which state government on 29 April 2016 launched Adi Praman, a web-based application for tribal caste validity certificate?
a)    Odisha Government
b)    Assam Government
c)    Jharkhand Government
d)    Maharashtra Government

15.    Name the Indian shooter who on 29 April 2016 was named the goodwill ambassador of India's Olympic contingent?
a)    Gagan Narang
b)    Abhinav Bindra
c)    Paul Cheema Singh
d)    Randhir Singh

Answer.

1.    (a) Balraj Madhok
2.    (a) New Zealand
3.    (a) Shanghai
4.    (c) Andhra Pradesh
5.    (a) Germany
6.    (a) Tourism
7.    (a) Neela Banerjee
8.    (c) Kalvari
9.    (d) MoU on Air Services Agreement
10.    (a) Sriram Ramaswamy
11.    (a)Celebrating the international labour movement
12.    (c) Dilip Tuli
13.    (b) Nico Rosberg
14.     (d) Maharashtra Government
15.     (b) Abhinav Bindra

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