Current Affairs April 2016 Quiz - 2

11Imprisoned Egyptian author and journalist ________ has been chosen for the PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award by PEN America in April 2016.
 A) Leyla Yunus
 B) Khadija Ismayilova
 C) Ahmed Naji
 D) Mehriban Aliyeva
12World Autism Awareness Day was observed _____ across the world to raise awareness about Autism. The theme for 2016 is "Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity" which reflects the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their implications for improving the lives of people with autism.
 A) 4-April
 B) 2-April
 C) 12-April
 D) 15-April

13Famous __________ author Jim Harrison passed away in April 2016. He wrote more than 40 books, including novels, poems, interviews and essays including his successful novels Revenge, Wolf, Legends of the Fall etc.
 A) Britsh
 B) American
 C) Canadian
 D) None of These
14The Reserve Bank of India has kept the SLR rate unchanged at  ________ during its first bi-monthly monetary policy review meeting for fiscal year 2016-17 in April 2016.
 A) 23.5%
 B) 22.5%
 C) 23%
 D) 21.5%
15Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (BHAVINI) has appointed the _________, an expert in nuclear reactor, as its new chairman and managing director (CMD) in April 2016.
 A) P Chellapandi
 B) Manish Sharma
 C) Kallol Roy
 D) Sunil Nayyar
16The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has launched a new index Nifty MidSmallcap _______ in April 2016 which will represent companies of the mid and small market capitalization segments of the indian stock market.
 A) 400
 B) 250
 C) 300
 D) 500
17Which Indian IT Services company has signed an agreement to acquire (through demerger) all of the business of Geometric Limited in April 2016?
 A) Infosys
 B) HCL Technologies
 D) Wipro
18Defending champion Saina Nehwal was defeated by Olympic Champion ________ in the semifinals of the India Open Super Series badminton tournament in New Delhi in Apr 2016.
 A) Wang Shixian
 B) Li Xuerui
 C) Wang Yihan
 D) None of These
19Global PE firm _________ has announced that it would acquire Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.-s majority stake in Indian outsourcing firm Mphasis Ltd in April 2016.
 A) Apollo Global Management
 B) Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
 C) Blackstone
20"International Day for Mine Awareness" is observed on?
 A) 5-Apr
 B) 21-Apr
 C) 15-Apr
 D) 4-Apr

11Ans) Ahmed Naji
12Ans) 2-April
13Ans) American
14Ans) 21.5%
15Ans) Kallol Roy
16Ans) 400
17Ans) HCL Technologies
18Ans) Li Xuerui
19Ans) Blackstone
20Ans) 5-Apr

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