Current Affairs February 2016 Quiz - 6

51S.S. Tarapore, former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and a famous economist, passed away in Mumbai in Feb 2016. He was 80. He was famous a/an ______ hawk for his public comments and writings on the same.
 A) interest rate
 B) GDP
 C) inflation
 D) None of These
  
52Which Networking giant acquired  Jasper Technologies Inc., a start-up that connects devices such as cars and medical devices to the Internet, for USD 1.4 billion in cash and equity awards in Feb 2016?
 A) Huawei
 B) Juniper Networks
 C) Cisco Systems
 D) Avaya

53"International Mother Language Day" is observed on ______________?
 A) 21st Feb
 B) 25th Feb
 C) 24th Feb
 D) 20th Feb
  
54Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2016 in Feb 2016. During his budget speech, he announced ________ high capacity tax for SUVs.
 A) 2%
 B) 4%
 C) 5%
 D) 6%
  
55Viacom's board of directors have appointed CEO __________ as executive chairman in Feb 2016.
 A) Sumner Redstone
 B) Philippe Dauman
 C) Leslie Moonves
 D) Robert Kraft
  
56Central Government has appointed World Bank's water and sanitation specialist, ___________ to promote Prime Minister-s Swachh Bharat Mission in Feb 2016.
 A) DJ Pandian
 B) Subhash Chandra Garg
 C) Parameshwaran Iyer
 D) Sanjay Pahuja
  
57Whp has been appointed as the head of Indian Cost Accounts Service (ICoAS) in Feb 2016, also the first woman to occupy the post?
 A) Sanjeev Sharma
 B) Aruna Sethi
 C) Atul Sobti
 D) Ashish Saraf
  
58Former chief secretary of Gujarat __________ has been appointed vice-president and chief investment officer of the newly-created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Feb 2016?
 A) K V Chowdary
 B) Devender Kumar Sikri
 C) Amitabh Kant
 D) DJ Pandian
  
59Sarangi maestro ___________ has been chosen for the prestigious Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi classical music award for 2015-2016 in Feb 2016.
 A) Ravi Shankar
 B) Sultan Khan
 C) Pandit Ram Narayan
 D) Brij Narayan
  
60Which company acquired cement business from Reliance Infrastructure Ltd for Rs.4,800 crore in Feb 2016?
 A) Birla Corporation
 B) Jaypee Cement
 C) Aditya Birla Group
 D) Binani Cement

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
51Ans) inflation
52Ans) Cisco Systems
53Ans) 21st Feb
54Ans) 4%
55Ans) Philippe Dauman
56Ans) Parameshwaran Iyer
57Ans) Aruna Sethi
58Ans) DJ Pandian
59Ans) Pandit Ram Narayan
60Ans) Birla Corporation

 
 
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