Current Affairs February 2016 Quiz - 14

131Indian fashion designer __________ was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour), France's highest civilian honour, for his outstanding service and significant contribution to the world of fashion, in Feb 2016.
 A) Tarun Tahiliani
 B) Manish Malhotra
 C) Manish Arora
 D) Puja Joshi
  
132Indian IT Services Company ____________ acquired Volvo group's external IT business in a deal worth of more than USD 1 billion and signed a deal for 5 year outsourcing with Volvo in Feb 2016.
 A) Wipro
 B) Infosys
 C) Tata Consultancy Services
 D) HCL Technologies

133Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has announced an increase in interest rate on Provident Fund (PF) deposits to __________ for financial year 2015-16 from 8.75%in the previous two financial years.
 A) 8.9%
 B) 8.8%
 C) 9.0%
 D) 9.25%
  
134Which country was crowned as the Overall Champion at the 12th South Asian Games after finishing top with a record 308 medals including 188 Gold, 90 Silver and 30 Bronze Medals, held in Feb 2016?
 A) Sri Lanka
 B) Pakistan
 C) India
 D) Bangladesh
  
135Famous Indologist Professor ___________ was awarded the prestigious Israel Prize for Religious Studies for his research on the religion, literature and culture of southern India in Feb 2016.
 A) David Shulman
 B) A. K. Ramanujan
 C) Shmuel Eisenstadt
 D) Sanjay Subrahmanyam
  
136Senior IRS officer _________ has been appointed as Director General of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in Feb 2016.
 A) Jayant Misra
 B) Najib Shah
 C) Amitabh Kant
 D) DJ Pandian
  
137IPS Officer ___________ has been appointed as new Police Commissioner of Delhi Police in Feb 2016.
 A) Archana Ramasundram
 B) BS Bassi
 C) Ajay Chadha
 D) Alok Kumar Verma
  
138The World Bank has approved USD 150 million to help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to combat the ________ virus in Feb 2016.
 A) Zika
 B) SARS
 C) Ebola
 D) None of These
  
139Uganda's Electoral Commission has announced that ________ has won the election and will be re-elected as the President of the country for the fifth term.
 A) Kizza Besigye
 B) Yoweri Museveni
 C) Amama Mbabazi
 D) Ruhakana Rugunda
  
140USA President Barack Obama will become the first USA President to visit _________ in last 80 years when he will visiting Cuba in March 2016.
 A) Mexico
 B) Cuba
 C) Peru
 D) Columbia

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
131Ans) Manish Arora
132Ans) HCL technologies
133Ans) 8.8%
134Ans) India
135Ans) David Shulman
136Ans) Jayant Misra
137Ans) Alok Kumar Verma
138Ans) Zika
139Ans) Yoweri Museveni
140Ans) Cuba

 
 
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