Current Affairs-19-10-2016

  • 1. Which tennis player retained the top spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released recently?
A.) Roger Federer
B.) Andy Murray
C.) Novak Djokovic
D.) Milos Raonic

Answer: Option 'C'

Novak Djokovic

  • 2. Name the Indian spinner who became the fastest to the 50 Wickets in ODIs?
A.) Axar Patel
B.) Amit Mishra
C.) Ravinder Jadeja
D.) R Ashwin

Answer: Option 'B'

​Amit Mishra

  • 3. Which company has recently launched its first locally designed, engineered and produced first-India made battery electric bus?
A.) Volvo
B.) Mahindra
C.) Mercedes
D.) Ashok Leyland

Answer: Option 'D'

Ashok Leyland

  • 4. How many countries are there in the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) group?
A.) 7
B.) 8
C.) 5
D.) 6

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 5. Which Indian pharmaceutical major has signed a memorandum of agreement for South Africa’s first biosimilars manufacturing facility to be set up at a cost of nearly $91 million?
A.) Dr. Reddys
B.) Cipla
C.) Novartis
D.) Aurobindo Pharma

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 6. Which Indian badminton player recently appointed as the member of IOC’s Athlete’s Commission?
A.) Saina Nehwal
B.) PV Sindhu
C.) Jwala Gutta
D.) Pullela Gopichand

Answer: Option 'A'

​Saina Nehwal

  • 7. Which is the world’s most luxurious train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), that received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards in Spain?
A.) Bharat Darshan
B.) Gatimaan Express
C.) Maharaja’s Express
D.) Shatabdi

Answer: Option 'C'

Maharaja’s Express

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