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Current Affairs Quiz: 5 May 2016

May 5, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Contract Labour Payment Management System, Supreme Court’s Collegium and WSIS 2016 prize in e-Agriculture category among others.

1.    Union Minister of State Piyush Goyal on 4 May 2016 launched ‘Contract Labour Payment Management System’ portal for which public sector undertaking?
a)    National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
b)    Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC)
c)    Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCI)
d)    Coal India Limited (CIL)

2.    
Who of the following was not recommended for elevation as judge to Supreme Court by Collegium headed by CJI T S Thakur on 4 May 2016?
a)    Justice Anil R Dave
b)    Justice AM Khanwilkar
c)    Justice DY Chandrachud
d)    Justice Ashok Bhushan

3.    Who of the following senior lawyer was recommended for elevation to judge of Supreme Court by the Collegium headed by CJI T S Thakur on 4 May 2016?
a)    M Sikri
b)    Santosh Hegde
c)    L Nageshwar Rao
d)    UU Lalit

4.    Name the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand, whose name was recommended for transfer by the Supreme Court (SC) Collegium.
a)    Justice KM Joseph
b)    Justice Santosh Hegde
c)    Justice DY Chandrachud
d)    Justice AM Khanwilkar

5.    Name the country that on 4 May 2016 gave its in-principle approval to Reliance Power for its first phase of 750-MW gas-based power project.
a)    Nepal
b)    Israel
c)    Bangladesh
d)    Nigeria

6.    Who on 4 May 2016 took over as the part-time Chairperson of the National Statistical Commission?
a)    Radha Binod Barman
b)    S. Mahendra Dev
c)    Rahul Mukherjee
d)    Rajiv Mehta

7.    The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) called for immediate transfer of refugees and asylum seekers out of the Australian-run detention camps on which group of Island?
a)    Nauru
b)    Manus Island
c)    Manus Island and Nauru
d)    None of the above

8.  
 The European Central Bank will permanently end production and issuance of which of the following banknotes, as announced on 4 May 2016?
a)    50 euro
b)    500 euro
c)    5000 euro
d)    100 euro

9.    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on 4 May 2016 gave its approval for development of two laning with formation of four lane of Shimla Bypass located on
a)    National Highway 1
b)    National Highway 4
c)    National Highway 22
d)    National Highway 24

10.    The Union Cabinet on 4 May 2016 approved the signing of Memorandum of Co-operation between Ministry of Women & Child Development and
a)    CARE International
b)    Amnesty International
c)    International Committee of the Red Cross
d)    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

11.  
 Which state government will launch Nagaroday Abhiyan on the lines of Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan in July-August 2016?
a)    Madhya Pradesh Government
b)    Haryana Government
c)    Punjab Government
d)    Bihar Government

12.    Name the Indian State that in May 2016 won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2016 prize in e-Agriculture category.
a)    Haryana
b)    Andhra Pradesh
c)    Uttar Pradesh
d)    Punjab

13.    Name the e-enabled application that was launched by Indian railways for proper monitoring of all the Railway projects throughout the country.
a)    Project Management & Information System
b)    Project Monitoring System
c)    Project Maintenance System
d)    None of These

14.    Identify the room disinfectant for silkworm rearing houses and appliances that was commercialized by the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) in May 2016.
a)    House Spray
b)    Clean Hit
c)    Ghar Sodhon
d)    None of these

15.    The Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics was announced in May 2016 by recognizing the scientists and engineers who contributed to the momentous detection of
a)    Frictional Pull
b)    Kinetic Drift
c)    Infra red Rays
d)    Gravitational Waves

Answers
1. (d) Coal India Limited (CIL)
2. (a) Justice Anil R Dave
3. (c) L Nageshwar Rao
4. (a) Justice KM Joseph
5. (c) Bangladesh
6. (a) Radha Binod Barman
7. (d) Manus Island and Nauru
8. (b) 500 euro
9. (c) National Highway 22
10. (d) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
11. (a) Madhya Pradesh Government
12. (b) Andhra Pradesh
13. (a) Project Management & Information System
14. (c) Ghar Sodhon
15. (d) Gravitational Waves

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