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Current Affairs Quiz: 24 May 2016

May 24, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 2016 Asian 6-Red snooker title, Yugkavi Siddhicharan Prize and Official Language (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 among others.

1.    Who among the following won the 2016 Asian 6-Red snooker title?
a)    Pankaj Advani
b)    Aditya Mehta
c)    Keen Hoh Moh
d)    Kamal Chawla

2.    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was conferred with the Yugkavi Siddhicharan Prize. The award was conferred by
a)    Bhutan
b)    Nepal
c)    Bangladesh
d)    Sri Lanka

3.    Name the state whose governor promulgated Official Language (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 to facilitate use of a language in transaction of official businesses of the Government.
a)    Odisha
b)    Kerala
c)    West Bengal
d)    Telangana

4.    Which State Government launched the Smart Village programme to improve public facilities in rural areas?
a)    Rajasthan
b)    Punjab
c)    Telangana
d)    Gujarat

5.  
 With which country/countries India signed a transit agreement to facilitate seamless transport of goods?
a)    Pakistan
b)    Afghanistan
c)    Iran
d)    Both (b) and (c)

6.    National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned use of light and heavy diesel vehicles, which are more than 10 years old, in six major cities of which state?
a)    Andhra Pradesh
b)    Bihar
c)    West Bengal
d)    Kerala

7.    Which Fast Attack Craft ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy in May 2016?
a)    INS Tarmugli
b)    INS Vikrant
c)    INS Siddhant
d)    INS Ravi

8.    Which cancer-causing chemical was found in bread samples tested in Delhi by Centre for Science and Environment?
a)    Potassium Bromate
b)    Butylated Hydroxytoluene
c)    Sodium Benzoate
d)    Sodium Nitrite

9.    The Union Government in May 2016 imposed a complete ban on Indian citizens travelling to which war struck country?
a)    Vietnam
b)    Kuwait
c)    Libya
d)    Egypt

10.    Which State separated the Plus II colleges from the Plus III colleges and made it a part of school education in May 2016?
a)    Kerala
b)    Odisha
c)    Karnataka
d)    Punjab

11.    Who has been appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited?
a)    S K Sharma
b)    K C Purohit
c)    Vijay Dedhwal
d)    None of the above

12.    Which film won the 2016 Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival?
a)    Dheepan
b)    I, Daniel Blake
c)    Marty
d)    The Wind That Shakes the Barley

13.    Which country has recently granted political refugee status to Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed?
a)    Ireland
b)    The United States of America
c)    Britain
d)    Malaysia

14.    Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for opening an Ayurvedic centre in which of the following countries?
a)    Japan
b)    Britain
c)    Maldives
d)    China

15.    Who created a new record by climbing the Mount Everest for seventh time?
a)    Lhakpa Sherpa
b)    Arunima Sinha
c)    Malavath Poorna
d)    G R Radhika

ANSWERS
1. (a) Pankaj Advani
2. (b) Nepal
3. (a) Odisha
4. (d) Gujarat
5. (d) Both (b) and (c)
6. (d) Kerala
7. (a) INS Tarmugli
8. (a) Potassium Bromate
9. (c) Libya
10. (b) Odisha
11. (a) S K Sharma
12. (b) I, Daniel Blake
13. (c) Britain
14. (d) China
15. (a) Lhakpa Sherpa

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