Current Affairs-22-September-2016

  • 1. Name the country that topped the World Economic Freedom (WEF) Index, a report that measures and analyses the policies and institutions of 159 countries and territories?
A.) Singapore
B.) Hong Kong
C.) New Zealand
D.) Switzerland

Answer: Option 'B'

Hong Kong

  • 2. Name the Nobel laureate who was honoured as the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by the Harvard Foundation?
A.) Malala Yousafzahi
B.) Kailash Sathyarthi
C.) Tawakkol Karman
D.) Aung San Suu Kyi

Answer: Option 'D'

Aung San Suu Kyi

  • 3. How many number of cities were listed in the third list of Smart Cities that was released by Union Government?
A.) 30
B.) 25
C.) 27
D.) 22

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 4. The International day of Peace was observed across world on?
A.) September 21
B.) September 20
C.) September 19
D.) September 18

Answer: Option 'A'

September 21

  • 5. What was India’s position in the recently released World Economic Freedom Index?
A.) 111 th
B.) 80 th
C.) 93 rd
D.) 112 th

Answer: Option 'D'

112 th

  • 6. ADB is providing what amount of loan for building of India’s first coastal industrial corridor between Visakhapatnam and Chennai?
A.) $531 Million
B.) $430 Million
C.) $531 Million
D.) $350 Million

Answer: Option 'C'

$531 Million

  • 7. Shubha Mudgal will be awarded the 2016 ‘LalitArpan Samman’ Award. She is ____?
A.) Hindustani Classical Singer
B.) Classical Dancer
C.) Carnatic Singer
D.) Bharatanatyam Dancer

Answer: Option 'A'

Hindustani Classical Singer

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