Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 23rd May 2016

23rd May 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Who has sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for 6th time on 23 May 2016
  2. A.Jayalalithaa
    B.Karunanidhi
    C.O. Panneerselvam
    D.Mamata Banerjee

  3. Who has won the second Palme d'Or at the 69th Cannes Film Festival
  4. A.Andrea Arnold
    B.Asghar Farhadi
    C.Ken Loach
    D.Jaclyn Jose

  5. What does DEEP stand for with respect to power procurement
  6. A.Discovery of Efficient Electricity Price
    B.Discovery of Effective Electricity Price
    C.Discovery of Electric Efficient Prices
    D.None of the above

  7. International Day to End Obstetric Fistula observed on which date
  8. A.May 21
    B.May 22
    C.May 23
    D.May 24

  9. Which companies have dropped plans to step up a payments bank in the country
  10. A.Telenor
    B.IDFC
    C.HDFC
    D.Both A & B

  11. Which state has launched the artificial propagation programme for rehabilitation and conservation of Golden Mahseer fish
  12. A.Assam
    B.Kerala
    C.Himachal Pradesh
    D.Maharashtra

  13. What is the theme for International Day for Biological Diversity 2016
  14. A.Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods
    B.Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
    C.Island Biodiversity
    D.Water and Biodiversity

  15. Who has won the Uber Cup title for 14th time on 21 May 2016
  16. A.South Korea
    B.China
    C.Germany
    D.Hong Kong

  17. Name the oldest Olympic champion who died on 21 May 2016
  18. A.Oscar Swahn
    B.Jerry Millner
    C.Lorna Johnstone
    D.Sandor Tarics

  19. Who has won the 2016 Thomas Cup Title
  20. A.Indonesia
    B.Denmark
    C.Nigeria
    D.Japan

  21. Who is the author of book title - The World Outside My Window
  22. A.Rahul Sankritayan
    B.Mala Sen
    C.Salman Rushdi
    D.Ruskin Bond

  23. Which of the following Organisation has announced creation of $500 million pandemic insurance plan to combat disease outbreaks
  24. A.WHO
    B.IMF
    C.World Bank
    D.None of the above

  25. As per the World Health Statistics 2016,the global life expectancy for children born in India in 2015 was
  26. A.56.9 years
    B.73.8 years
    C.46.7 years
    D.68.3 years

  27. Government has capped royalty fee on new GM cotton traits at what percent
  28. A.9.2 %
    B.7.5 %
    C.10 %
    D.12.3 %

  29. Name the India's first reusable space shuttle which was launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 23 May 2016
  30. A.RLV-AD
    B.RLV-SD
    C.RLV-TD
    D.RLV-UD

  31. Who has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry
  32. A.A K Singh
    B.K. K. Paul
    C.Najeeb Jung
    D.Kiran Bedi

  33. Which of the following Indian political leader's death anniversary is observed as Anti-Terrorism Day
  34. A.Mahatma Gandhi
    B.Indira Gandhi
    C.Rajiv Gandhi
    D.Phoolan Devi

  35. Which state has launched 'Smart Village program' on the occasion of completion of two years government
  36. A.Arunachal Pradesh
    B.Gujarat
    C.Maharashtra
    D.Haryana

  37. Which of the following team has won the 2015-16 UEFA Europa League title on 19 May 2016
  38. A.Sevilla
    B.Liverpool
    C.Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
    D.Benfica

  39. International Day for Biological Diversity observed on which date
  40. A.May 20
    B.May 21
    C.May 22
    D.May 23

  41. Who has been elected as the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
  42. A.Ajay Shirke
    B.Anurag Thakur
    C.Anirudh Chaudhry
    D.Shashank Manohar

  43. Who has been appointed as the Principal Adviser for Social Sector in NITI Aayog
  44. A.Dinesh Gupta
    B.Yashwant Sinha
    C.Ratan P Watal
    D.Arvind Mayaram

  45. As per the World Health Statistics 2016,the global life expectancy for children born in 2015 was
  46. A.51.4 years
    B.61.4 years
    C.71.4 years
    D.81.4 years

  47. The Red Line campaign is related to
  48. A.Misuse of antibiotics
    B.Defence System
    C.Cancer prevalence among children
    D.None of the above

  49. The Union Government has launched an indigenously developed affordable Faecal Incontinence Management System (FIMS) .It is called as
  50. A.Pora
    B.Qora
    C.Rora
    D.Sora

  51. International Museum Day was observed on which date
  52. A.May 15
    B.May 16
    C.May 17
    D.May 18

  53. Who become the first woman to climb Mount Everest for the seventh time
  54. A.Lhakpa
    B.Rekha Rawal
    C.Bibhuti Karki
    D.None of the above

  55. Name the Emmy award winning Actor who died on 22 May 2016
  56. A.Ken Howard
    B.William Schallert
    C.Prince
    D.Alan Young

  57. Who has been elected as the next Chief Minister of Kerala by the Left Democratic Front (LDF)
  58. A.V.S. Achuthanandan
    B.Pinarayi Vijayan
    C.Thomas Issac
    D.E P Jayarajan

  59. Who among the following has been appointed as the UN's Special Envoys for El Nino and Climate
  60. A.Mary Robinson
    B.Macharia Kamau
    C.Patricia Espinosa
    D.Both A

Answers:
  1. A.Jayalalithaa
  2. C.Ken Loach
  3. A.Discovery of Efficient Electricity Price
  4. C.May 23
  5. D.Both A & B
  6. C.Himachal Pradesh
  7. A.Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods
  8. B.China
  9. D.Sandor Tarics
  10. B.Denmark
  11. D.Ruskin Bond
  12. C.World Bank
  13. D.68.3 years
  14. C.10 %
  15. C.RLV-TD
  16. D.Kiran Bedi
  17. C.Rajiv Gandhi
  18. B.Gujarat
  19. A.Sevilla
  20. C.May 22
  21. B.Anurag Thakur
  22. C.Ratan P Watal
  23. C.71.4 years
  24. A.Misuse of antibiotics
  25. B.Qora
  26. D.May 18
  27. A.Lhakpa
  28. D.Alan Young
  29. B.Pinarayi Vijayan
  30. D.Both A

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