Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 11th May 2016

11th May 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. National Technology Day observed on which date
  2. A.May 9
    B.May 10
    C.May 11
    D.May 12

  3. What is the theme of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2016
  4. A.Energy – make it bird-friendly
    B.Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade!
    C.Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism
    D.Networking for migratory birds

  5. Who has been appointed as the executive director of ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd
  6. A.Nimesh Shah
    B.Adil Bakhshi
    C.Rahul Goswami
    D.Sankaran Naren

  7. Who won the Uttarakhand floor test 2016 on 11 May 2016
  8. A.Hemesh Kharkwal
    B.Indira Hridayesh
    C.Harish Rawat
    D.Bhim Lal Arya

  9. Who has won the Philippines Presidential Election 2016
  10. A.Davao Rodrigo
    B.Mar Roxas
    C.Grace Poe
    D.None of the above

  11. India will soon have a list of which category of offenders
  12. A.Rape
    B.Molestation
    C.Murder
    D.Both A & B

  13. Who has resigned as the president of Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)
  14. A.Shaun Harvey
    B.Richard Bowker
    C.Debbie Jevans
    D.Michel Platini

  15. Which of the following state has received the 2016 Best Indian Destination for Wildlife Award
  16. A.Rajasthan
    B.Uttarakhand
    C.Madhya Pradesh
    D.Assam

  17. Identify the bank sector in which the RBI released its draft guidelines to tap the licensing of Universal Banks
  18. A.Public Sector
    B.Private Sector
    C.Foreign Banks in India
    D.Regional Rural Bank

  19. What is the name of the world’s first holographic flexible smartphone developed by Queen’s University Scientists
  20. A.HoloFlex
    B.HoloPhone
    C.Smart Holo
    D.None of the above

  21. Human rights activist Khurram Zaki was shot dead recently. He was from which country
  22. A.India
    B.Sri Lanka
    C.Pakistan
    D.Bangladesh

  23. Who has resigned as the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC)
  24. A.Anurag Thakur
    B.Rajeev Shukla
    C.Shashank Manohar
    D.G Gangaraju

  25. France aims to create de- radicalisation enters to prevent people from being involved in which of the following
  26. A.Jihadist Groups
    B.ISIS
    C.Terrorism
    D.All of the above

  27. The 'Smart Village - Smart Ward' programme launched by which state government
  28. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B.Telangana
    C.West Bengal
    D.Karnataka

  29. Which of the following telugu actor has adopted Burripalem village in Andhra Pradesh and launched several development works worth about Rs 2.14 crore on 8 May 2016
  30. A.Allu Arjun
    B.Ravi Teja
    C.Nagarjuna
    D.Mahesh Babu

  31. Lok Sabha has passed the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2014 that seeks to repeal The Anti-Hijacking Act of
  32. A.1994
    B.1982
    C.1989
    D.1991

  33. Who has took charge as managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)
  34. A.Parveen Kumar Singhal
    B.Sandeep Kumar Sarawgi
    C.Krishnan Vishwanathan
    D.Mrugank Paranjape

  35. Who has been appointed as the additional solicitor General of Supreme Court for period of three years
  36. A.Atma Ram Nadkarni
    B.Uma Palsuledesai
    C.Nitin Jamdar
    D.G R Sharma

  37. Who has been appointed as Director General (ADG level) of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)
  38. A.Sanjay Sharma
    B.P.U.Mathai
    C.A.K.S. Billawria
    D.Kumar Rajesh Chandra

  39. According to Kew report , how many new plant species are discovered in 2015
  40. A.3,018
    B.3,178
    C.2,034
    D.2,789

  41. According to Kew report, how many percentage of plants are at risk of extinction, with threats including climate change, habitat loss, disease and invasive species
  42. A.21 %
    B.22 %
    C.23 %
    D.24 %

  43. Which cloud telephony company has announced the acquisition of Delhi-based Smartwards
  44. A.MyOperator
    B.Exotel
    C.Ozonetel Kookoo
    D.Knowlarity

  45. Who won the Entertainment programme at BAFTA TV awards 2016
  46. A.Britain's Got Talent
    B.Strictly Come Dancing
    C.Adele at the BBC
    D.TFI Friday Anniversary Special

  47. World Migratory Bird Day observed on which date
  48. A.May 7
    B.May 8
    C.May 9
    D.May 10

  49. Name the famous American actor best known for his work as Martin Lane on the hit series The Patty Duke Show who died recently
  50. A.Jonathan Brandis
    B.Chris Farley
    C.Louis de Funes
    D.William Schallert

  51. Who among the following Indian scientist won grant of SGD 3 million by Singapore’s National Research Foundation to pursue research in the field of congenital and adult cardiovascular diseases
  52. A.Dr. Vivek Tewarson
    B.Dr Manvendra K Singh
    C.Dr. Vijayant Devenraj
    D.Dr. Sarvesh Kumar

  53. Which of the following union minister has launched nine projects for rural sanitation initiatives for conservation of River Ganga in Sahibganj, Jharkhand
  54. A.Uma Bharti
    B.Chaudhary Birender Singh
    C.Ram Kripal Yadav
    D.Sanwar Lal Jat

  55. How many countries are participated in 16th edition of the Airport Show
  56. A.100
    B.200
    C.300
    D.400

  57. Which of the following country boxers has won 4 medals at 7th Asian Youth Championship
  58. A.Bangladesh
    B.America
    C.India
    D.Russia

  59. US President Barack Obama has signed National Bison Legacy Act into law officially making the American bison the country’s first national mammal.What is the name of mammal
  60. A.American Bald Eagle
    B.American Bison
    C.Marsupial
    D.Rhinoceros

  61. The Union Ministry of Culture has been celebrating the 475th Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap during 2015-16 in association with state Government of which state
  62. A.Odisha
    B.Rajasthan
    C.New Delhi
    D.Gujarat

  63. Which union ministry has launched the web-based application on Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS)
  64. A.Ministry of Environment and Forests
    B.Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
    C.Ministry of Human Resources Development
    D.Ministry of Rural Development

  65. Identify the epidemic that needs an urgent action to end with 2030 ,as per the new report released by UN Report
  66. A.Smallpox
    B.Yellow Fever
    C.Cholera Pandemic
    D.AIDS

Answers:
  1. C.May 11
  2. B.Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade!
  3. D.Sankaran Naren
  4. C.Harish Rawat
  5. A.Davao Rodrigo
  6. D.Both A & B
  7. D.Michel Platini
  8. C.Madhya Pradesh
  9. B.Private Sector
  10. A.HoloFlex
  11. C.Pakistan
  12. C.Shashank Manohar
  13. D.All of the above
  14. A.Andhra Pradesh
  15. D.Mahesh Babu
  16. B.1982
  17. D.Mrugank Paranjape
  18. A.Atma Ram Nadkarni
  19. D.Kumar Rajesh Chandra
  20. C.2,034
  21. A.21 %
  22. D.Knowlarity
  23. B.Strictly Come Dancing
  24. D.May 10
  25. D.William Schallert
  26. B.Dr Manvendra K Singh
  27. A.Uma Bharti
  28. C.300
  29. C.India
  30. B.American Bison
  31. B.Rajasthan
  32. A.Ministry of Environment and Forests
  33. D.AIDS

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