Saturday, 13 February 2016

Current Affairs February 2016 Daily GK Updates

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§  4th World Government Summit concluded in Dubai
§  Vilas Tonapi appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Millets Research
§  Indian-origin Davinder Singh named vice-chair of ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption
§  Union Health Minister launched National Framework for Elimination of Malaria 2016-2030
§  DGCA signed grant agreement with USTDA for India Aviation Safety Technical Assistance Phase II
§  India, UAE signed nine agreements including renewable energy and finance
§  Brij Bhushan Singh appointed as President of South Asian Wrestling Federation
§  New Zealand cricket team won Chappell-Hadlee Trophy
§  Joshna Chinappa clinched squash individual gold at the South Asian Games
§  RBI released PG Apte Working Group Report on Introduction of Interest Rate Options in India

Objective Type Questions

1.    Identify the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer for music for Variations for Orchestra who died on 4 February 2016.
a)    Virgil Thomson
b)    Ernst Toch
c)    Gian Carlo Menotti
d)    Leslie Bassett

2.    What was India’s rank in the United States Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Intellectual Property Index that was announced on 10 February 2016?
a)    34
b)    35
c)    36
d)    37

3.    The Indian-origin lawyer who was appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce Commission in February 2016?
a)    Ram Jethmalani
b)    Kapil Sibal
c)    Manish Tewari 
d)    Davinder Singh

4.    Ministry of Railways on 11 February 2016 signed an MoU with which state government for the development of railway infrastructure in the state?
a)    Kerala
b)    Assam
c)    Telangana
d)    Andhra Pradesh

5.    Identify the Section of CrPC. The Supreme Court on 11 February 2016 upheld clampdown on access to mobile internet by States under the Section.
a)    Section 144
b)    Section 145
c)    Section 146
d)    Section 147

6.     Identify the Soviet footballer, the scorer of the first ever UEFA European Championship qualifying goal, who died on 10 February 2016 in Moscow, Russia.
a)    Oleg Blokhin
b)    Anatoli Ilyin
c)    Vagiz Khidiatulin
d)    Viktor Kolotov

7.    Where was the International Roma Conference held in February 2016?
a)    New Delhi
b)    Mumbai
c)    Paris
d)    Budapest

8.    Who was on 12 February 2016 appointed as the chairperson of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)?
a)    R K Pachauri
b)    B V Sreekantan
c)    Ashok Chawla
d)    Ajay Mathur

9.    Which city in West Asia hosted World Government Summit in the second week of February 2016?
a)    Dubai
b)    Abu Dhabi
c)    Kuwait City
d)    Doha

10. Name the Pakistani umpire who was banned for five years by the BCCI on corruption charges on 12 February 2016.
a)    Aleem Dar
b)    Ahsan Raza
c)    Zameer Haider
d)    Asad Rauf

    1.    D
    2.    D
    3.    D
    4.    C
    5.    A
      6.    B
      7.    A
      8.    C
      9.    A
     10. D

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