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Current Affairs Quiz: 28 April 2016

Apr 28, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like launch of India’s seventh navigation satellite, India’s seventh navigation satellite team and PM of Tibetan government-in-exile among others.

1.    Name India’s seventh navigation satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System that was launched by ISRO on 28 April 2016.
a)    IRNSS 1G
b)    IRNSS 1A
c)    IRNSS 1C
d)    IRNSS 1E

2.    Who of the following was appointed as the chief selector of the Sri Lankan Cricket team on 27 April 2016?
a)    Romesh Kaluwitharana
b)    Eric Upashantha
c)    Aravinda de Silva
d)    Sanath Jayasuriya

 Name the state that on 27 April 2016 decided to increase the punishment for chain snatching up to 5 years of rigorous imprisonment along with a fine of 25000 rupees.
a)    Bihar
b)    Delhi
c)    Maharashtra
d)    Haryana

4.    Name the renowned artist who on 27 April 2016 won the Gold Medal at ninth Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship titled The magical world of sand 2016.
a)    Sudarsan Pattnaik
b)    Akhil Rawal
c)    Narayan Chaturvedi
d)    Krishna Kumar

5.    The Union Cabinet on 27 April 2016 approved to enhance investment by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in which company?
a)    India Oil Corporation Limited
b)    Bharat Oman Refineries Limited
c)    RAY International Oil & Gas Limited
d)    Vanguard Engineering & Oilfield Services Limited

6.    Name the Kerala cartoonist who passed away on 27 April 2016 and was known for creating legendary cartoon characters Boban and Molly.
a)    Narayan Krishnamurthy
b)    PV krishnan
c)    VT Thomas
d)    Joy Kulanada

7.    Name the state that on 27 April 2016 approved five percent interest subvention to flood-hit traders with effect from 1 April 2016.
a)    Bihar
b)    Assam
c)    Uttarakhand
d)    Jammu and Kashmir

8.    Who of the following was re-elected as the Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile on 27 April 2016 for the second consecutive time.
a)    Sonam Chhopel
b)    Lobsang Sangey
c)    Pempa Tsering
d)    Lobsang Tenzin

9.    Name the two-time Olympic 400-meter hurdles gold medalist champion who on 26 April 2016 announced his retirement.
a)    Javier Culson
b)    Felix Sanchez
c)    Luguelín Santos
d)    Naman Keïta

10.    A Naval Detachment (NAVDET) was on 26 April 2016 inaugurated by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra at which island of Lakshadweep?
a)    Kavaratti Island
b)    Minicoy Island
c)    Agatti Island
d)    Androth Island

11.    Who was appointed as the Expenditure Secretary in the Union Finance Ministry on 26 April 2016?
a)    Ajay Narayan Jha
b)    Ratan P Watal
c)    Ashok Lavasa
d)    Suresh Shrivastava

12.    Name the country that imposed the sanctions on four sports federations including cricket, which disallow them to host or bid for any major international tournaments on 25 April 2016.
a)    South Africa
b)    England
c)    Afghanistan
d)    Pakistan

13.    Which Cricket board was suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in view of government interference in the board on 26 April 2016?
a)    Cricket Australia
b)    Cricket Association of Nepal
c)    BCCI (India)
d)    Pakistan Cricket Board

14.    Identify the design of the speed breakers which will be introduced on few highways to act as virtual speed breakers by the Union Road & transport Ministry.
a)    Square design
b)    Rhombus design
c)    Three-dimensional (3D) design
d)    None of these

15.    Identify the bench of Bombay High Court that directed the State government to authorise 50 percent water cut for breweries and distilleries in the area with immediate effect and a further 10 per cent cut from 10 May 2016.
a)    Nagpur Bench
b)    Pune Bench
c)    Bombay Bench
d)    Aurangabad Bench


1. (a) IRNSS 1G
2. (d) Sanath Jayasuriya
3. (c) Maharashtra
4. (a) Sudarsan Pattnaik
5. (b) Bharat Oman Refineries Limited
6. (c)  VT Thomas
7. (d) Jammu and Kashmir
8. (b) Lobsang Sangey
9. (b) Felix Sanchez
10. (d) Androth Island
11. (c)   Ashok Lavasa
12. (a) South Africa
13. (b) Cricket Association of Nepal
14. (c) Three-dimensional (3D) design
15. (d) Aurangabad Bench

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