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Current Affairs Quiz: 23 May 2016

May 23, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 34th BCCI President, LG of Puducherry and 2016 International Day for Biological Diversity among others.

1.    Who of the following was elected as 34th BCCI President at the board’s special general meeting (SGM) in Mumbai?
a)    Shashank Manohar
b)    Fateh Singh Gaekwad
c)    Anurag Thakur
d)    Ajay Shirke

2.    Who of the following was appointed as BCCI Secretary?
a)    Fateh Singh Gaekwad
b)    Anurag Thakur
c)    Ajay Shirke
d)    None of the above

3.    Who of the following is the youngest BCCI President appointee?
a)    Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan
b)    Anurag Thakur
c)    Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad
d)    Madhavrao Scindia

4.    Who was appointed by the President as the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Puducherry?
a)    Kiran Bedi
b)    Ajay Kumar Singh
c)    Virendra Kataria
d)    Kapil Mishra

5.    Which of the following statement in relation to India’s indigenous winged Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) that was launched by ISRO is wrong.
a)    It can put satellites into orbit around earth and then re-enter atmosphere
b)    The final version of the RLV will take off around 2030
c)    It was built at the TATA Advanced Materials Limited
d)    The double delta-winged RLV-TD is almost 6 times smaller than final version

6.    What was the theme of the 2016 International Day for Biological Diversity, which is observed annually on 22 May?
a)    Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods
b)    Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
c)    Island Biodiversity
d)    Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation

7.    Himachal Pradesh fisheries department began an artificial propagation programme for rehabilitation and conservation of which of the following fishes?
a)    Goonch Catfish
b)    Golden Mahseer
c)    Brwon Trout
d)    Snakehead

8.    Who was awarded the Othmer Gold Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership 2016?
a)    Vijay Mallaya
b)    Gautam Adani
c)    Mukesh Ambani
d)    Anil Ambani

9.    Name the oldest Olympic champion of Hungarian Waterpolo team who died recently.
a)    Sandor Tarics
b)    Bonnie Blair
c)    Jesse Owens
d)    Eddie Eagan

10.    Which country won the 2016 Thomas Cup badminton tournament?
a)    China
b)    The Netherlands
c)    Denmark
d)    Indonesia

11.    Name the football club that won the 2016 Federation Cup title for the 14th time.
a)    Aizwal FC
b)    Mohun Bagan
c)    Bengaluru FC
d)    Sporting Clube de Goa

12.    Which multilateral agency launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility?
a)    World Bank
b)    International Monetary Fund
c)    New Development Bank
d)    Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

13.    Which country won the Uber Cup badminton tournament held in Kunshan, China?
a)    India
b)    South Korea
c)    Indonesia
d)    China

14.    Who was appointed by the Union Government as the head of committee on defence expenditure?
a)    N K Singh
b)    D B Shekatkar
c)    Prakash Singh
d)    H R Nagendra

 With which Arab country India signed 4 MoUs/Agreements on defence cooperation?
a)    Oman
b)    Yemen
c)    Saudi Arabia
d)    Kuwait

1. (c) Anurag Thakur
2. (c) Ajay Shirke
3. (c) Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad
4. (a) Kiran Bedi
5. (c) It was built at the TATA Advanced Materials Limited
6. (a) Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods
7. (b) Golden Mahseer
8. (c) Mukesh Ambani
9. (a) Sandor Tarics
10. (c) Denmark
11. (b) Mohun Bagan
12. (a) World Bank
13. (d) China
14. (b) D B Shekatkar
15. (a) Oman

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