Current Affairs April 2016 Quiz - 1

1Vietnam-s National Assembly (NA) elected ___________ as the country-s first female house speaker in April 2016.
 A) Truong Tan Sang
 B) Tran Dai Quang
 C) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan
 D) None of These
  
2Famous Iraqi-British architect ___________, first woman to receive the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Gold Medal in 2015 for her work, passed away in April 2016. She won the RIBA Stirling Prize, the UK's most respected architecture award, twice in 2010 and 2011.
 A) Daniel Libeskind
 B) Rem Koolhaas
 C) Zaha Hadid
 D) Frank Gehry

3Oscar winning actress __________, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for portraying the role of Hellen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" at the age of 15, passed away in April 2016.
 A) Anne Bancroft
 B) Barbara Parkins
 C) Sharon Tate
 D) Patty Duke
  
4The Reserve Bank of India has cut repo rate by 50 bps to  ________ during its first bi-monthly monetary policy review meeting for fiscal year 2016-17 in April 2016.
 A) 7%
 B) 6.25%
 C) 6.5%
 D) 6%
  
5Who has been appointed as new Secretary of Ministry of Urban Development in April 2016?
 A) Debraj Pradhan
 B) R Balakrishnan
 C) Rajiv Gauba
 D) PC Thakur
  
6Kachhabali village of __________ state has become the 1st village in the state to vote to close down its only liquor shop in April 2016.  The referendum saw 67.11% of voters wanted no alcohol sale in the village which led to the closure of the liquor shop.
 A) Haryana
 B) Rajashthan
 C) Himachal Pradesh
 D) Uttar Pradesh
  
7India's Department of Atomic Energy signed a MoU with the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish an advanced gravitational wave detector in India in April 2016 which is likely to be functional by ____________.
 A) 2023
 B) 2020
 C) 2021
 D) 2025
  
8Indian e-commerce company ___________ acquired PhonePe, a Bengaluru-based mobile payments company, in April 2016. PhonePe is building India-s a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based product.
 A) Myntra
 B) Amazon
 C) Flipkart
 D) Snapdeal
  
9Which cement company signed a deal with JP Associatesto acquire its cement business for Rs 15,900 crore in order to expand its cement business in April 2016? This is also the biggest deal ever for the Indian cement sector.
 A) Binani
 B) Jaypee
 C) UltraTech
 D) ACC
  
10"World Autism Awareness Day" is observed on?
 A) 5-Apr
 B) 21-Apr
 C) 2-Apr
 D) 4-Apr

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
1Ans) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan
2Ans) Zaha Hadid
3Ans) Patty Duke
4Ans) 6%
5Ans) Rajiv Gauba
6Ans) Rajashthan
7Ans) 2023
8Ans) Flipkart
9Ans) UltraTech
10Ans) 2-Apr

 
 
 
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