Current Affairs February 2016 Quiz - 12

111Renowned ___________ poet and Jnanpith winner Prof. O.N.V. Kurup has passed away in Feb 2016. He was 84. He won the Jnanpith in 2007 and was also awarded Padma Shri in 1998 and Padma Vibhushan in 2011 by Indian Government.
 A) Tamil
 B) Kannada
 C) Malayalam
 D) Telugu
  
112Who has been appointed as the Director of United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Buenos Aires, Argentina by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Feb 2016.
 A) Purna Chandra Thapa
 B) M Sathiyavathy
 C) Jai Shanker Menon
 D) Tamar Hahn

113Which Indian City has been ranked at the bottom of the list of Cleanest cities in a sanitation survey conducted by the Ministry of Urban Development under the Swachh Bharat Mission in Feb 2016?
 A) Dhanbad
 B) Varanasi
 C) Patna
 D) Kanpur
  
114Which country won the Under-19 World Cup for the first time held in Feb 2016?
 A) India
 B) West Indies
 C) England
 D) South Africa
  
115Which Indian City has been ranked as the country-s cleanest city in a sanitation survey conducted by the Ministry of Urban Development under the Swachh Bharat Mission in Feb 2016?
 A) Chandigarh
 B) Mysuru
 C) Tiruchi
 D) Bhubaneswar
  
116Who was re-elected as the Chairman of the Indian Tea Association in Feb 2016 and will also hold chairmanship of Consultative Committee of Plantation Associations (CCPA), the apex body of Tea Plantation Association in India?
 A) Vikas Thapar
 B) Arvind Saxena
 C) Ashok Kumar Bhargava
 D) Vishal Mehta
  
117Which bollywood actress was awarded the 'Pride of Kerala' award by the World Malayalee Council and Kairali TV in Feb 2016?
 A) Aishwarya Rai
 B) Deepika Padukone
 C) Vidya Balan
 D) None of These
  
118India-s total exports dropped 13.6% in January to USD 21.07 billion. India's trade deficit stood at __________ in Jan 2016 (announced in Feb 2016).
 A) USD 8.32 billion
 B) USD 7.63 billion
 C) USD 9.47 billion
 D) USD 11.7 billion
  
119India-s Index of industrial production (IIP) growth stood at _________ in December 2015 (announced in Feb 2016).
 A) (-)2.1%
 B) 3.2%
 C) (-)1.3%
 D) 1.8%
  
120India's Retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at  ____________ in January 2016 (announced in Feb 2016).
 A) 4.75%
 B) 5.19%
 C) 5.69%
 D) 6.21%

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
111Ans) Malayalam
112Ans) Tamar Hahn
113Ans) Dhanbad
114Ans) West Indies
115Ans) Mysuru
116Ans) Ashok Kumar Bhargava
117Ans) Vidya Balan
118Ans) USD 7.63 billion
119Ans) (-)1.3%
120Ans) 5.69%

 
 
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