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Current Affairs Quiz: 27 April 2016

Apr 27, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award, inducted into CCI’s Legends Club and committee report on revamping Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) among others.

1.    Name the research scholar from IIT Kharagpur (KGP) who won the prestigious International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award in recent past.
a)    Ashok Kumar Singhvi
b)    K Ashok Kumar
c)    Padma Sachdev
d)    Khadija Ismayilova

2.    Name the Badminton Ace who in April 2016 became the first non-Cricketer to be inducted into the Legends Club founded by the late Cricket Club of India (CCI) president Raj Singh Dungarpu.
a)    Nandu Natekar
b)    Rajeev Bagga
c)    George Thomas
d)    Syed Modi

3.    Name the cricketer who was inducted into the Legends Club founded by the late Cricket Club of India (CCI) president Raj Singh Dungarpu in April 2016.
a)    Vijay Hazare
b)    Sunil Gavaskar
c)    Kapil Dev
d)    Sachin Tendulkar

4.    Name the 1982 batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh Cadre, who was appointed as the Information and Broadcasting Secretary on 26 April 2016.
a)    Snehlata Srivastava
b)    Ajay Narayan Jha
c)    Vijay Shankar Pandey
d)    Ajay Mittal

5.  
 Who headed the Parliamentary Standing Committee whose report on the Consumer Protection Bill 2015 was tabled in Parliament on 26 April 2016?
a)    Ghulam Nabi Azad
b)    JC Divakar Reddy
c)    PC Chacko
d)    Mallikarjun kharge

6.    Who of the following headed the committee that was constituted to revamp Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and submitted its report on 26 April 2016 to I&B minister Arun Jaitley?
a)    Shyam Benegal
b)    Kamal Hassan
c)    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
d)    Piyush Pandey

7.    As per the information given in Parliament by the Union Health Minister J P Nadda which medicine has been conditionally recommended by the WHO for the treatment of Multi drug resistant TB in adult patients?
a)    Bedaquiline
b)    Kanamycin
c)    Amikacin
d)    Capreomycin

8. 
   Which country on 26 April 2016 commemorated the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl?
a)    Ukraine
b)    Russia
c)    Tajikistan
d)    Belarus

9.    How many LED bulbs were distributed till 26 April 2016 under the UnnatJyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme?
a)    12 crore
b)    10 crore
c)    13 crore
d)    11 crore

10.    Name the Japanese financial services firm that in the last week of April 2016 announced that India may surpass China in attracting Foreign Direct Investment in 2016.
a)    Nomura
b)    Nikko Cordial
c)    Æon Credit Service
d)    Daiwa Securities Group

11.    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development in the last week of April 2016 sanctioned a loan of 1000 crore rupees to Haryana State Warehousing Corporation for
a)    Rice procurement
b)    Lentils procurement
c)    Wheat procurement
d)    Both (a) and (c)

12.    Which zone of Indian Railways on 25 April 2016 launched a missed call service for train updates?
a)    Southern Railway
b)    Central Railway
c)    Northern Railway
d)    Western Railway

13.    Name the 7-year old Kashmiri girl who will, for the first time, represent India at the World Kickboxing Championship to be held from 14 November to 19 November 2016 in Andria, Italy.
a)    Tajamul Islam
b)    Nazia Hasan
c)    Sara Ibrahim
d)    Mahira Siddqiui

14.    Government of which country in April 2016 ordered a two-day working week for public sector workers as a temporary measure to help it overcome a serious energy crisis.
a)    Venezuela
b)    Brazil
c)    Ukraine
d)    Tajikistan

15.    Which facility was notified by the Department of Telecommunications on 22 April 2016 in Mobile Phone Handsets Rules 2016?
a)    Panic Button and Global Positioning System
b)    Inbuilt Device Pressing Alarm System
c)    Mobile Wi-Fi Calling and VoIP Service
d)    Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) System

Answer
1. (b) K Ashok Kumar
2. (a) Nandu Natekar
3. (c) Kapil Dev
4. (d) Ajay Mittal
5. (b) JC Divakar Reddy
6. (a) Shyam Benegal
7. (a) Bedaquiline
8. (a) Ukraine
9. (b) 10 crore
10. (a) Nomura
11. (c) Wheat procurement
12. (d) Western Railway
13. (a) Tajamul Islam
14. (a) Venezuela
15. (a) Panic Button and Global Positioning System

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