Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Latest Current Affairs for Competitive Exams January 2016

Latest Current Affairs for January 2016. Daily GK Updates for Competitive Exams SSC CGL , CHSL, CPO and IBPS . You can also get our Free Study Material for SSC CGL Exam. Practice Paper for SSC CGL and other Exams. Follow our website for daily Current Affairs and General Knowledge . 

   §  BHEL commissioned 520 MW Vizag thermal power plant in Andhra Pradesh
   §  National Youth Day observed on 12 January to mark birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
  §  Illumina, Bill Gates & Jeff Bezos launched startup GRAIL to develop blood-based cancer tests
  §  Binny Bansal appointed as CEO of Flipkart
  §  Devender Kumar Sikri took oath as the Chairman of Competition Commission of India
  §  14th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas held in New Delhi
  §  Nepal elected as UNICEF’s executive board member for 2016-2018
  §  Milos Raonic won 2016 Brisbane International Tennis men’s singles trophy
  §  Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won Brisbane Tennis trophy
  §  CIRB became India's second centre to produce a cloned buffalo
  §  China launched Gaofen-4 dual-use geostationary satellite
  §  IUPAC announced addition of Four Elements to complete Seventh row of Periodic Table
  §  Pandorum Technologies developed India’s first Artificial Liver Tissue using 3D printing
  §  UN adopted resolution to observe 5 November as World Tsunami Awareness Day

Current Affairs Objective Type Questions :

     1.     Identify the personality. India on 12 January 2016 celebrated National Youth Day to mark his birth anniversary.
a)    Bhagat Singh
b)    Chandra Shekhar Azad
c)    Swami Vivekananda
d)    Bal Gangadhar Tilak

     2.     Which state in January 2016 became India’s first state to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level?
a)    Assam
b)    Odisha
c)    Andhra Pradesh
d)    Telangana

     3.     Who on 11 January 2016 was announced as the Vice-President of Airbus Group?
a)    Ashish Saraf
b)    Debashish Roy
c)    Anirban Lahiri
d)    Viktoria Zig

     4 .      Who won the best actor award in motion picture category in the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on 11 January 2015 in California, the USA?
a)    Christian Slater        
b)    Jon Hamm       
c)    Sylvester Stallone
d)    Leonardo DiCaprio

     5.      In which city the 88th annual conference of Nikhil Bharat Banga Sahitya Sammelan was inaugurated by the President Pranab Mukherjee on 10 January 2016?
a)    Ranchi
b)    Hyderabad
c)    Guwahati
d)    Kolkata

     1.    C
     2.    D
     3.    A
     4.    D
     5.    A


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