Current Affairs February 2016 Quiz - 15

141Which country approached the United Nations to file a formal complaint against China's new role in positioning surface-to-air missile battery on a disputed island in the South China Sea in Feb 2016?
 A) Japan
 B) Taiwan
 C) Vietnam
 D) Malayasia
  
142Who was re-elected as the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a second term in Feb 2016 effective from July 2016?
 A) Bernard Tapie
 B) Dominique Strauss-Kahn
 C) Martine Aubry
 D) Christine Lagarde

143Which photographer ___________ was selected for the World Press Photo of the Year 2015 award by the jury of the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest in Feb 2016.
 A) Steve McCurry
 B) Annie Leibovitz
 C) Warren Richardson
 D) Robert Polidori
  
144Famous American writer and Pulitzer Prize winner, _________ passed away. She was 89. She won Pulitzer Prize for her novel -To Kill a Mockingbird-.
 A) Truman Capote
 B) Mary Badham
 C) Harper Lee
 D) None of These
  
145Which Cricketer created a new record by scoring the fastest Test century in Feb 2016 when he scored 100 runs from 54 balls?
 A) Martin Guptill
 B) Chris Gayle
 C) Brendon McCullum
 D) Glenn Maxwell
  
146_________ becomes Indonesia-s first Formula One driver after signing a deal with Manor Racing in Feb 2016.
 A) Evan Dimas
 B) Joko Widodo
 C) Sean Ricardo Gelael
 D) Rio Haryanto
  
147___________ was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh by Governor J P Rajkhowa in Feb 2016. He has become 8th PM of the North-Eastern state.
 A) Nabam Tuki
 B) Kalikho Pul
 C) Jarbom Gamlin
 D) Dorjee Khandu
  
148___________'s autobiography -Playing It My Way- entered the Limca Book of Records after being the bestselling book in both fiction and non-fiction categories in Feb 2016.
 A) M S Dhoni
 B) Yuvraj Singh
 C) Sachin Tendulkar
 D) None of These
  
149Who has been elected the new Chairman of the Empowered Committee of the State Finance Ministers in Feb 2016, which is working with the central government to finalize the goods and services tax (GST) regime?
 A) KM Mani
 B) Amit Mitra
 C) Mangubhai C. Patel
 D) Vijay Prakash
  
150Infosys has appointed _________ as the CEO of Infosys Consulting Holding AG which was earlier known as Infosys Lodestone, in Feb 2016.
 A) Manish Tandon
 B) Michael Pesch
 C) Michael Reh
 D) Sanjay Purohit

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) Vietnam
142Ans) Christine Lagarde
143Ans) Warren Richardson
144Ans) Harper Lee
145Ans) Brendon McCullum
146Ans) Rio Haryanto
147Ans) Kalikho Pul
148Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
149Ans) Amit Mitra
150Ans) Michael Pesch

 
 
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