Current Affairs-24-September-2016

  • 1. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India?
A.) VK Sharma
B.) Usha Sangwan
C.) Nisan Dhurua
D.) Soumya Ranjan

Answer: Option 'A'

VK Sharma

  • 2. Which state recently produced carbon from sugarcane waste by using low power microwave system?
A.) Andhra Pradesh
B.) Tamil Nadu
C.) Maharashtra
D.) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 3. The first ever meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will be held in which city?
A.) Hyderabad
B.) Delhi
C.) Mumbai
D.) Chennai

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 4. Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) for a period of 5 years?
A.) UK Sinha
B.) Arundhati Bhattacharya
C.) Shivram Agarwal
D.) Madhusudan Sahoo

Answer: Option 'D'

Madhusudan Sahoo

  • 5. India recently inked the 7.8-billion Euro deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets with which European nation?
A.) France
B.) Germany
C.) Italy
D.) England

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 6. The World’s largest solar power plant has been installed in which state recently?
A.) Andhra Pradesh
B.) Rajasthan
C.) Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option 'C'

Tamil Nadu

  • 7. Name the author of the book "Citizen and Society" that was launched by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently?
A.) Hamid Ansari
D.) Shashi Tharoor

Answer: Option 'A'

Hamid Ansari

  • 8. Name the Indian company that grabbed a $99.7 million contract from Vietnam Border Guar to design, construct and supply high-speed patrol vessels?
A.) Bae Systems
B.) Larsen & Turbo
C.) Reliance Defence Engineering
D.) Mazagon Dock

Answer: Option 'B'

Larsen & Turbo

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