Current Affairs April 2016 Quiz - 17

161Who won 'Women's Young Player of the Year' award announced by the Professional Footballers' Association in Apr 2016?
 A) Izzy Christiansen
 B) Beth Mead
 C) Nikita Parris
 D) Gemma Davison
  
162Former PM of __________ Banharn Silpa-archa passed away in Apr 2016. He was 83.
 A) Mayanmar
 B) Malaysia
 C) Thailand
 D) Indonesia

163Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder __________ passed away at a Rawalpindi hospital. He was 82. He was also the co-founder of the Kashmir Independent Committee in 1963.
 A) Maqbool Bhat
 B) Hashim Qureshi
 C) Amanullah Khan
 D) None of These
  
164India has successfully put into orbit its _________ and final navigation satellite called IRNSS-1G in Apr 2016 as the PSLV C33 rocket carried the seventh satellite. With this landmark achievement, India now joins the small group of nations which have their own regional satellite navigation system or GPS.
 A) fifth
 B) sixth
 C) seventh
 D) eighth
  
165The central government has increased the minimum wage for contract workers to __________ per month, as announced by Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya in Apr 2016. The wage hike has been done based on a Supreme Court verdict and the decision has been taken to make changes to rule 25 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules.
 A) Rs. 8,000
 B) Rs. 10,000
 C) Rs. 12,000
 D) Rs. 15,000
  
166The Union Government has constituted 8-member committee headed by Additional secretary at the Union Agriculture Ministry __________ in Apr 2016 to prepare a blueprint for doubling farmers- income by 2022.
 A) Akhilesh Ranjan
 B) Ashok Lahiri
 C) Madhukar Gupta
 D) Ashok Dalwai
  
167The committee headed by renowned film-maker ________ has submitted its report with suggestions for the revamp of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in Apr 2016.
 A) Kamal Hassan
 B) Shayam Benegal
 C) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
 D) Gulzar
  
168The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified _________ as the noisiest city in the country  as per report published in Apr 2016.
 A) Bengaluru
 B) Chennai
 C) Delhi
 D) Mumbai
  
169Who took over as the first woman Secretary-General of the 53-member Commonwealth in Apr 2016?
 A) Jeremy Wright
 B) Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos
 C) Patricia Scotland
 D) Graça Machel
  
170A research scholar from ____________ Ashok Kumar won the famous International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award which is given by the US-based International Plant Nutrition Institute in Apr 2016. He has been pursuing his PhD on nutrition management of rice-chickpea production system in laterite soil which will help use of organic fertiliser in the right quantity and timing to rice crop so that yield of rice-chickpeas cropping system rises by 10%.
 A) IIT-Delhi
 B) IIT-Bombay
 C) IIT-Kharagpur
 D) IIT-Madras

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
161Ans) Beth Mead
162Ans) Thailand
163Ans) Amanullah Khan
164Ans) seventh
165Ans) Rs. 10,000
166Ans) Ashok Dalwai
167Ans) Shayam Benegal
168Ans) Mumbai
169Ans) Patricia Scotland
170Ans) IIT-Kharagpur

 
 
 
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