Current Affairs Test Yourself Exercise - I MCQs Last 6 Months

1.

Who among the following won the Men's race at the Delhi Half Marathon 2016?

   A.) Eliud Kipchoge
   B.) Gideon Kipketer
   C.) Philemon Baaru
   D.) Edisa Merga Ejigu

Answer: Option 'A'

Eliud Kipchoge

2.

Who among the following was crowned Miss Earth 2016 at the beauty pageant organized in Manila?

   A.) Dianne Brown
   B.) Katherine Espin
   C.) Michelle Gomez
   D.) Bruna Zanardo

Answer: Option 'B'

Katherine Espin

3.

Which of the following countries has recently moved nuclear-capable Iskander-M missiles into the Kaliningrad enclave bordering Poland and Lithuania?

   A.) Russia
   B.) France
   C.) Germany
   D.) Britain

Answer: Option 'A'

Russia

4.

Which Indian golfer finished second in the Venetian Macao Open Golf Tournament 2016, won by Thal Pavit Tangkamolprasert?

   A.) Arjun Atwal
   B.) Jeev Milkha Singh
   C.) Anirban Lahiri
   D.) Gaganjeet Bhullar

Answer: Option 'C'

Anirban Lahiri

5.

Which Indian badminton player clinched the men's singles titles at the Chinese Taipei open after defeating Malaysia's Daren Liew in the summit clash in Taipei City?

   A.) Parupalli Kashyap
   B.) Kidambi Srikanth
   C.) Sourabh Verma
   D.) Sai Praneeth

Answer: Option 'C'

Sourabh Verma

6.

Who among the following has taken as the new Chief of the Indian Army?

   A.) Lieutenant General Anil Chait
   B.) Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi
   C.) Lieutenant General Sanjiv Sanjiv Chachra
   D.) Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat

Answer: Option 'D'

Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat

7.

Who among the following was chosen for the Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate award 2016? 

   A.) Gulzar
   B.) Sameer
   C.) Ghazal Srinivas
   D.) Javed Akhtar

Answer: Option 'A'

Gulzar

8.

Which neighboring country is in news for the humanitarian crisis faces by its minority Rohingya community?

   A.) Pakistan
   B.) Bhutan
   C.) China
   D.) Myanmar

Answer: Option 'D'

Myanmar

9.

What is the following is the military exercise conducted by Pakistan area near the border with India in November 2016?

   A.) Key Resolve
   B.) Hand-to-Hand
   C.) Austere Challenge
   D.) Cormorant Strike

Answer: Option 'B'

Hand-to-Hand

10.

India's Uvena Fernandes was awarded, Referees Special Award in Kuala Lumpur for which sport?

   A.) Basketball
   B.) Boxing
   C.) Football
   D.) Volleyball

Answer: Option 'C'

Football

11.

Which American singer and songwriter won the Nobel Prize for literature for 2016 for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition?

   A.) Randy Newman
   B.) Bob Dylan
   C.) James Taylor
   D.) Bruce Springsteen

Answer: Option 'B'

Bob Dylan

12.

The Reserve Bank of India has said to conduct a pilot project wherein ............ of ATMs in the country will be exclusively calibrated to dispense Rs. 100 banknotes.

   A.) 5 per cent
   B.) 10 per cent
   C.) 15 per cent
   D.) 20 per cent

Answer: Option 'B'

10 per cent

13.

Who among the following won the Best Player award at the Globe Soccer Awards 2016?

   A.) Luis Suarez
   B.) Cristiano Ronaldo
   C.) Antoine Griezmann
   D.) Lionel Messi

Answer: Option 'B'

Cristiano Ronaldo

14.

Pankaj Patel was elected President of FICCI for 2017 - He is the CMD of a company in which sector?

   A.) Tobacco
   B.) Cement
   C.) Pharmaceuticals
   D.) Petroleum

Answer: Option 'C'

Pharmaceuticals

15.

A museum on the history of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) was opened for the public in New Delhi. The UPSE is a Constitutional body established under which article of the Constitution?

   A.) Article 80
   B.) Article 72
   C.) Article 263
   D.) Article 315

Answer: Option 'D'

Article 315

16.

Which financial markets expert has taken charge as chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India(IBBI)?

   A.) MS Sahoo
   B.) Rakesh Kothari
   C.) Dinesh Prakash
   D.) Rahul Chandra

Answer: Option 'A'

17.

Who among the following was appointed the new Prime Minister of Spain?

   A.) Rodrigo Rato
   B.) Javier Arenas
   C.) Angel Acebes
   D.) Mariano Rajoy

Answer: Option 'D'

Mariano Rajoy

18.

An agreement to set up Palestine-India Techno Park at which of the following places was signed by the two countries?

   A.) Bethlehem
   B.) Ramallah
   C.) Hebron
   D.) Jericho

Answer: Option 'B'

Ramallah

19.

The high-level committee formed to study the feasibility of shifting financial year to January I submitted its report recently. The committee is needed by:

   A.) Shankar Acharya
   B.) K M Chandrasekhar
   C.) Rakesh Mohan
   D.) Rajiv Kumar

Answer: Option 'A'

Shankar Acharya

20.

Who has won the Nobel Medicine Prize for his work on autophagy ............... a process whereby cells "eat themselves" which when disrupted can cause Parkinson's and diabetes?

   A.) David Thouless
   B.) Duncan Haldane
   C.) Michael Kosterlitz
   D.) Yoshinori Ohsumi

Answer: Option 'D'

Yoshinori Ohsumi


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