Current Affairs December 2015 Quiz - 6

51State-run Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has got ____________ as its new Chairman after the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has approved his name in Dec 2015.
 A) Sanjeev Sharma
 B) Arvind Saxena
 C) Prakash Kumar Singh
 D) Sunil Kanoria
52India-born famous author _______________ has been awarded with the 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Dec 2015 Laurie Andersonat a ceremony held at Pratt Institutein Brooklyn, New York City.
 A) Jhumpa Lahiri
 B) Arundhati Roy
 C) Salman Rushdie
 D) Amitava Ghosh

53Minorities Rights Day is observed on ________ across the world to create awareness on rights of minorities.
 A) 18-Dec
 B) 21-Dec
 C) 16-Dec
 D) 23-Dec
54Veteran actor ______________ has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan award at a special function held at the veteran actor's residence in Mumbai in Dec 2015. The award was given by Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence.
 A) Rishi Kapoor
 B) Amitabh Bachchan
 C) Dilip Kumar
 D) None of These
55Indian IT Services Company _______________ won the 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award in Dec 2015 for developing a solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). The Aegis School of Business established the Aegis Graham Bell Awards as a tribute to the father of the telephony, Sir Alexander Graham Bell.
 A) Infosys
 B) Wipro
56Bollywood actor _____________ has been ranked at No 1 the list of 2015 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list in terms of overall earning in Dec 2015.
 A) Amir Khan
 B) Shahrukh Khan
 C) Amitabh Bachchan
 D) Salman Khan
57Indian female cyclist, ______________ has been ranked at 4th position in the World Elite Women Rankingfor the 500m time trial event which was published by the cycling world body International Cycling Union (UCI) in Dec 2015. With this, she has become the first Indian women to achieve this feat for the 500m time trial event.
 A) Manorama Devi
 B) Mahitha Mohan
 C) Deborah Herold
 D) None of These
58India with a score of 0.609 has been ranked ________ at out of 188 countries in terms of Human Development Index (HDI), as per the United Nations Human Development Report 2015 published in Dec 2015.
 A) 122nd
 B) 140th
 C) 130th
 D) 118th
59The Union Government has appointed Justice _____________, retired Chief Justice of Patna High Court, to head the Judicial Committee which was set up in Dec 2015 to look into the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for the ex-servicemen.
 A) Ashok Lahiri
 B) L Narasimha Reddy
 C) Sivaramakrishnan
 D) R.M. Lodha
60Indian-origin author _______________ won the prestigious South East Asian Write Award for Singapore for literary excellence in Dec 2015. He produced books on famous people including martial art icon Bruce Lee and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.
 A) Pulin Kumar
 B) Frank Islam
 C) Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali
 D) None of These

51Ans) Prakash Kumar Singh
52Ans) Salman Rushdie
53Ans) 18-Dec
54Ans) Dilip Kumar
55Ans) Wipro
56Ans) Shahrukh Khan
57Ans) Deborah Herold
58Ans) 130th
59Ans) L Narasimha Reddy
60Ans) Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali

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