Current Affairs April 2016 Quiz - 15

141Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Rs. 8,000 crore scheme named as Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana on 1st May to provide _________ free LPG connections to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families using the money saved from 1.13 crore cooking gas users voluntarily giving up their subsidies.
 A) 3 crore
 B) 4 crore
 C) 5 crore
 D) 6 crore
  
142Which Indian state tops the list with 16.44 lakh consumers giving up subsidies after request from Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
 A) Delhi
 B) Uttar Pradesh
 C) Maharashtra
 D) Karnataka

143Which brand has been ranked as the No 1 brand in India, as per study published by global research firm Ipsos in Apr 2016?
 A) Facebook
 B) Google
 C) Gmail
 D) Microsoft
  
144Bollywood actor __________ has been named goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Apr 2016.
 A) Amitabh Bachchan
 B) Shahrukh Khan
 C) Salman Khan
 D) Amir Khan
  
145Who has been appointed as the new Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Apr 2016?
 A) D J Narain
 B) Bhupendra Kainthola
 C) Prashant Pathrabe
 D) None of These
  
146Bollywood actor ___________ has been chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in Apr 2016.
 A) Raj Kumar Yadav
 B) Jimmy Shergill
 C) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
 D) Manoj Bajpayee
  
147Which International footballer is expected to visit India in July 2016 to launch the Indian edition of the Premier Futsal League (announced in Apr 2016)?
 A) Zinedine Zidane
 B) Raśl
 C) Luis Figo
 D) Roberto Carlos
  
148Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Congo in Apr 2016?
 A) Mouamba Clement
 B) Denis Sassou Nguesso
 C) Jean?Marie Michel Mokoko
 D) Pascal Lissouba
  
149The Central government has approved an interest rate of ________ on the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) for 2015-16 compared to 8.75% in 2014-15, as per announced by the Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya in Apr 2016.
 A) 8.5%
 B) 8.6%
 C) 8.7%
 D) 8.8%
  
150World Malaria day was observed on ________ across the world to create awareness among the people about this vector borne disease. The theme for 2016 World Malaria Day is -End Malaria For Good- which reflects the vision of a malaria-free world set out in the Global technical strategy for malaria 2016-2030.
 A) 25-April
 B) 19-April
 C) 22-April
 D) 26-April

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) 5 crore
142Ans) Maharashtra
143Ans) Google
144Ans) Salman Khan
145Ans) Bhupendra Kainthola
146Ans) Manoj Bajpayee
147Ans) Luis Figo
148Ans) Mouamba Clement
149Ans) 8.7%
150Ans) 25-April

 
 
 
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