Current Affairs April 2016 Quiz - 18

171Famous Indian badminton player _________ became the first non-Cricketer to be inducted into the Legends Club founded by the late Cricket Club of India (CCI) president Raj Singh Dungarpur in Apr 2016.
 A) Prakash Padukone
 B) Pullela Gopichand
 C) Nandu Natekar
 D) None of These
  
172Indian striker __________ won the 'Indian Player of the Year' award by the Football Players Association of India (FPAI) at its annual awards function held in Apr 2016.
 A) Sunil Chhetri
 B) Bikash Jairu
 C) Jeje Lalpekhlua
 D) Dhanachandra Singh

173Indian archer __________ has equalled the world record in Women's Recurve event at the qualifying stage of Archery World Cup held in Shanghai in Apr 2016 as She recorded a score of 686 out of 720 to finish 1st in qualifiers.
 A) Bombayla Devi Laishram
 B) Deepika Kumari
 C) Laxmirani Majhi
 D) Dola Banerjee
  
174Famous ___________ V T Thomas a.k.a Toms passed away in Apr 2016. He was 86.
 A) Journalist
 B) Author
 C) Cartoonist
 D) None of These
  
175The Day of Remembrance for Chemical Warfare Victims was observed on __________ across the world in order to raise awareness about ill effect of chemical weapons.
 A) 25-April
 B) 28-April
 C) 29-April
 D) 26-April
  
176The International Jazz Day 2016 was observed across the world on ____________ to raise awareness in the international community of the virtues of jazz as an educational tool, and a force for peace, unity, dialogue and enhanced cooperation among people.
 A) 30-April
 B) 28-April
 C) 29-April
 D) 26-April
  
177Which country's $5 note won the 2015 Bank Note of the Year award, awarded by the International Bank Note Society (IBNS), a group of currency enthusiasts in Apr 2016?
 A) Australia
 B) New Zealand
 C) Canada
 D) USA
  
178West indies batsman _____________ scored a century in 21 balls during a match organised by Tobago Cricket Association in Apr 2016. With this, he surpassed West Indian batsman Chris Gayle's earlier record of a century in 30 balls.
 A) Jason Holder
 B) Kieron Pollard
 C) Iraq Thomas
 D) None of These
  
179The Border Security Force (BSF) is planning to install the tallest national flag near the Attari-Wagah Joint Check Post, also known as the Wagah border. The flag at ________ is part of BSF's expansion plans for the visitors' gallery at the site of the iconic Retreat ceremony.
 A) 325 feet
 B) 350 feet
 C) 380 feet
 D) 400 feet
  
180Which North-East Indian town has been declared as a -smoke-free city-, as per official announcement made in April 2016?
 A) Shilong
 B) Kohima
 C) Guwahati
 D) Agartala

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
171Ans) Nandu Natekar
172Ans) Jeje Lalpekhlua
173Ans) Deepika Kumari
174Ans) Cartoonist
175Ans) 29-April
176Ans) 30-April
177Ans) New Zealand
178Ans) Iraq Thomas
179Ans) 350 feet
180Ans) Kohima

 
 
 
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