Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 20th May 2016

20th May 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Afghanistan has signed a draft agreement with which militant group
  2. A.Hamas
    B.al Nusra Front
    C.Hezb e Islami
    D.Boko Haram

  3. Which Indian tourist spot is fifth best tourist spot in the world
  4. A.Taj Mahal
    B.Kerala backwaters
    C.Humayun's Tomb
    D.Hogenakkal Falls

  5. International Buddhist conference begun in which country
  6. A.Thailand
    B.Cambodia
    C.Myanmar
    D.Japan

  7. Maldives has severed diplomatic ties with which country
  8. A.Iran
    B.Iraq
    C.Israel
    D.Bahrain

  9. Which state has constructed 10 lakh pucca houses under various rural housing schemes in past two years
  10. A.Uttar Pradesh
    B.Bihar
    C.Punjab
    D.Odisha

  11. Who has been sworn in as the first woman president of Taiwan
  12. A.Ma Ying jeou
    B.Chen Shui bian
    C.Lee Teng hui
    D.Tsai Ing wen

  13. Which of the following political parties has won the Tamil Nadu Election 2016
  14. A.DMDK
    B.PMK
    C.DMK
    D.AIADMK

  15. State-owned BHEL has commissioned 250 mw thermal unit in which state
  16. A.Karnataka
    B.Maharashtra
    C.Haryana
    D.Uttar Pradesh

  17. Who has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to Romania
  18. A.Sucheta Chatterjee
    B.Neha Verma
    C.Kshitij Tyagi
    D.A V S Ramesh Chandra

  19. Which of the following political parties has won the Assam Assembly Election 2016
  20. A.BJP
    B.INC
    C.AIUDF
    D.Independent

  21. Who has been appointed as the new Director of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
  22. A.Andree Veillette
    B.Ali Shilatifard
    C.Myriam Gorospe
    D.Rakesh Kumar Mishra

  23. Hypersonic superjet technology successfully tested in which country
  24. A.US
    B.Australia
    C.China
    D.Russia

  25. Name the Veteran Gujarati folk singer who died recently
  26. A.Bhoomi Trivedi
    B.Diwaliben Bhil
    C.Yoshiki Sasai
    D.None of the above

  27. Tata Power Renewable Energy has announced that it has won two solar-grid connected photovoltaic projects of 50 Mw capacity each in which of the following state
  28. A.Gujarat
    B.Madhya Pradesh
    C.Karnataka
    D.Maharashtra

  29. Who among the following Indian journalist has been elected as the Deputy Mayor of Loughton town in the United Kingdom
  30. A.Ravish
    B.Madhu Trehan
    C.Arnab Goswami
    D.Philip Abraham

  31. Which political parties has won the Kerala Assembly Election 2016
  32. A.LDF
    B.PJB
    C.INC
    D.None of the above

  33. Which political parties has won the Puducherry Assembly Election 2016
  34. A.PJB
    B.INC
    C.AIADMK
    D.None of the above

  35. Which country SBI Bank has launched payment gateway to facilitate online trade and non-trade transactions between the Himalayan nation and India
  36. A.Myanmar
    B.Bhutan
    C.Nepal
    D.Bangladesh

  37. Which of the following Indian businessman has been conferred the prestigious Othmer Gold Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership
  38. A.Dilip Shanghvi
    B.Mukesh Ambani
    C.Lakshmi Mittal
    D.Azim Premji

  39. Which bank has reports Q4 loss of Rs 5,370 crore, biggest in Indian banking history
  40. A.Syndicate Bank
    B.Punjab & Sind Bank
    C.Union Bank of India
    D.Punjab National Bank

  41. Who has released the draft of State of Delhi Bill, 2016
  42. A.Arvind Kejriwal
    B.Najeeb Jung
    C.Narendra Modi
    D.Pranab Mukherjee

  43. The Minister of State (IC) labour and Employment. Implementation of the new rules will replace Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act,
  44. A.1922
    B.1984
    C.1958
    D.1976

  45. Which of the following Indian-American has received University of Houston's highest teaching award
  46. A.Indra Ganesan
    B.Mira Nair
    C.Manjul Bhargava
    D.Rupa Iyer

  47. Name the former Union Minister from BJP who opened the account for BJP in the Kerala assembly election 2016
  48. A.Ravi Thelath
    B.Rajagopal
    C.Sadanandan Master.C
    D.Shajumon Vattekkad

  49. Which of the following company has signed a 10-year licensing agreement with HMD global Oy (HMD) to market phones and tablets
  50. A.Sony
    B.LG
    C.Samsung
    D.Nokia

  51. Which of the following Union Ministry has to bring preparation app to curb coaching menace
  52. A.Ministry of Human Resource Development
    B.Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
    C.Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
    D.None of the above

  53. Which platform has launched the Income Tax (IT) department to fast track taxpayers grievances
  54. A.e-ITDept
    B.e-nivaran
    C.e-fasttrack
    D.None of the above

  55. How many Indian car model has failed the crash tests conducted by the Global New Car Assessment Programme (Global NCAP) on 17 May 2016
  56. A.4
    B.5
    C.3
    D.7

  57. Which of the following Indian car model has failed the crash tests conducted by the Global New Car Assessment Programme (Global NCAP) on 17 May 2016
  58. A.Fiat Punto
    B.Chevrolet Cruze
    C.Mercedes-benz
    D.Renault Kwid

  59. Which of the following organization has released the report World Cities Report 2016, Urbanization and Development: Emerging Futures
  60. A.UN-Habitat
    B.World Health Organization
    C.Population Council
    D.UN Security Council

  61. The Indian 4x100m women's relay team has broke the 18-year-old national record to finish in 4th position at the IAAF World Challenge held in which city
  62. A.New York
    B.Beijing
    C.London
    D.Moscow

  63. Which of the following state was not the part of meeting that was called by Prime Minister to access drought and water scarcity situations
  64. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B.Uttar Pradesh
    C.Maharashtra
    D.Tamil Nadu

Answers:
  1. C.Hezb e Islami
  2. A.Taj Mahal
  3. D.Japan
  4. A.Iran
  5. D.Odisha
  6. D.Tsai Ing wen
  7. D.AIADMK
  8. B.Maharashtra
  9. D.A V S Ramesh Chandra
  10. A.BJP
  11. D.Rakesh Kumar Mishra
  12. B.Australia
  13. B.Diwaliben Bhil
  14. C.Karnataka
  15. D.Philip Abraham
  16. A.LDF
  17. B.INC
  18. C.Nepal
  19. B.Mukesh Ambani
  20. D.Punjab National Bank
  21. A.Arvind Kejriwal
  22. D.1976
  23. D.Rupa Iyer
  24. B.Rajagopal
  25. D.Nokia
  26. A.Ministry of Human Resource Development
  27. B.e-nivaran
  28. B.5
  29. D.Renault Kwid
  30. A.UN-Habitat
  31. B.Beijing
  32. D.Tamil Nadu

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