GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 17th May 2016

17th May 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. SEBI has tightened rules for P-Notes. What are P-notes
  2. A.Participatory Notes
    B.Instruments issued by FII to overseas investors
    C.Both A & B
    D.None of the above

  3. World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) was observed on which date
  4. A.May 15
    B.May 16
    C.May 17
    D.May 18

  5. Which country has launched Yaogan-30 remote-sensing satellite
  6. A.Russia
    B.China
    C.India
    D.US

  7. Who among the following singer has won the 2016 Eurovision Contest
  8. A.Justin Timberlake
    B.Sandhja
    C.Dami Im
    D.Jamala

  9. Which of the following state government has to issue ads to select Vice-Chancellors for universities
  10. A.Madhya Pradesh
    B.Rajasthan
    C.Andhra Pradesh
    D.Uttar Pradesh

  11. Who among the following IIT researcher has won the Young Scientist Award of European Material Science Research Society 2016
  12. A.Manjira Sinha
    B.Sanjoy Pratihar
    C.Nandini Bhandaru
    D.Sudakshina Dutta

  13. Which is the largest and most sophisticated destroyer in the US as of May 2016
  14. A.Zumwalt
    B.Sumwalt
    C.Tumwalt
    D.Mumwalt

  15. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has signed a MoU for mutual co-operation and technical assistance with Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of which country
  16. A.Saudi Arabia
    B.Abu Dhabi
    C.Iran
    D.Afghanistan

  17. Which Airline has been fined by Supreme Court for off loading displayed player
  18. A.Vistara
    B.Jet Airways
    C.Air India
    D.Spicejet

  19. Who won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for 'The Vegetarian'
  20. A.Han Kang
    B.Park Chung-hee
    C.Ok-bin Kim
    D.So Yong Kim

  21. Name the India’s oldest Test cricketer who died on 16 May 2016
  22. A.Deepak Shodhan
    B.Roy Miller
    C.Don Smith
    D.John Watkins

  23. Scientists have identified genetic variants leading to increased PTSD found in which two chromosomes
  24. A.5,9
    B.5,13
    C.5,17
    D.5,19

  25. Who was sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court
  26. A.Tinlianthang Vaiphei
    B.Deepak Gupta
    C.Navin Sinha
    D.None of the Above

  27. What is the theme of 2016 International Day of Families
  28. A.Families, healthy lives and sustainable future
    B.Families Matter for the Achievement of Development Goals
    C.Advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity
    D.Ensuring work family balance

  29. How many Hong Kong terms are added to the Oxford Dictionary
  30. A.12
    B.13
    C.14
    D.15

  31. International Day of Families was observed on which date
  32. A.May 15
    B.May 16
    C.May 17
    D.May 18

  33. Which country women’s squash team has won the silver medal at 18th Asian Team squash Championships 2016
  34. A.Australia
    B.India
    C.China
    D.Germany

  35. Who became the youngest winner of F1 at Spanish Grand Prix
  36. A.Max Verstappen
    B.Lewis Hamilton
    C.Nico Rosberg
    D.None of the above

  37. Which is the world’s smallest porpoise
  38. A.Totoaba Marina
    B.Vaquita Marina
    C.Cordorba Marina
    D.None of the above

  39. Who has been appointed as the deputy chairman of FIFA’s Governance Committee
  40. A.Hari Gautam
    B.R S Sharma
    C.H Devaraj
    D.Mukul Mudgal

  41. Which Indian short film has been invited for special screening at the 42nd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)
  42. A.Even the Walls
    B.Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
    C.Beti
    D.None of the above

  43. 2016 Red Flag Aerial combat exercises conclude in which US country
  44. A.Hawaii
    B.Alaska
    C.South Dakota
    D.Utah

  45. Which indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence interceptor missile was launched from the complex of Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast
  46. A.Prithvi
    B.Barak 8
    C.Akash
    D.Ashwin

  47. Who won the 2016 Italian Open title at Men's Singles category
  48. A.Andy Murray
    B.Novak Djokovic
    C.Rafael Nadal
    D.Roger Federer

  49. Who won the 2016 Italian Open title at Women's doubles team category
  50. A.Sam Querrey and Bethanie Mattek-Sands
    B.Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
    C.S. Williams and M. Keys
    D.S. Williams and I. Begu

  51. NDA has replaced 5 year plans with vision documents for how many years
  52. A.5
    B.10
    C.15
    D.20

  53. Who will be the honoured by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) with the 2016
  54. A.Manilal Bhaumik
    B.Pranav Mistry
    C.UR Rao
    D.Srikumar Banerjee

  55. Which country parliament has approved same-sex civil unions
  56. A.France
    B.Italy
    C.Germany
    D.Brazil

  57. United States has activated a land-based missile defence station (Aegis Ashore Missile Defence System) in which of the following country
  58. A.Croatia
    B.Poland
    C.Romania
    D.Slovenia

  59. Which company has acquired four brands - Neko Soap, Sloans, Ferradol and Waterbury's Compound from Pfizer for its consumer products division, for Rs 110 crore
  60. A.Indraprastha Medical Corpn. Ltd
    B.Piramal Enterprises
    C.Monozyme India Ltd.
    D.Shiva Medicare Ltd.

  61. Who has been appointed as the Member (Engineering) of Railway Board recently
  62. A.A K Puthia
    B.A K Goel
    C.Anil Singhal
    D.A K Mittal

  63. Who has been appointed as the Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)
  64. A.Hindupur Pradeep Rao
    B.A K Mittal
    C.V.K. Gupta
    D.Mohd. Jamshed

Answers:
  1. C.Both A & B
  2. C.May 17
  3. B.China
  4. D.Jamala
  5. B.Rajasthan
  6. C.Nandini Bhandaru
  7. A.Zumwalt
  8. B.Abu Dhabi
  9. D.Spicejet
  10. A.Han Kang
  11. A.Deepak Shodhan
  12. D.5,19
  13. B.Deepak Gupta
  14. A.Families, healthy lives and sustainable future
  15. B.13
  16. A.May 15
  17. B.India
  18. A.Max Verstappen
  19. B.Vaquita Marina
  20. D.Mukul Mudgal
  21. C.Beti
  22. B.Alaska
  23. D.Ashwin
  24. A.Andy Murray
  25. B.Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
  26. C.15
  27. C.UR Rao
  28. B.Italy
  29. C.Romania
  30. B.Piramal Enterprises
  31. D.A K Mittal
  32. A.Hindupur Pradeep Rao

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