Current Affairs February 2016 Quiz - 8

71USA based Indian-origin academician _________ is all set to become the dean of the prestigious Cornell University's new College of Business, as announced in Feb 2016.
 A) Rakesh Khurana
 B) Vijay K. Dhir
 C) Subra Suresh
 D) Soumitra Dutta
72Indian-Origin ____________ has been appointed as the President of the newly- formed International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA) in Feb 2016.
 A) Vikas Thapar
 B) Arvind Saxena
 C) Atul Sobti
 D) Vishal Mehta

73"World Scout Day" is observed on ______________?
 A) 21st Feb
 B) 22nd Feb
 C) 24th Feb
 D) 28th Feb
74Famous political cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passed away today afternoon in a Hospital in Gurgaon after battling with brain cancer for a long time. He was 56. He was awarded which highest civilian award by Indian government for his contribution to the art of cartooning.
 A) PadmaVibhusan
 B) Padma Bhusan
 C) Padma Shri
 D) None of These
75MICA founder A G Krishnamurthy passed away in Feb 2016 in Hyderabad. He was 73. He was famous as _________.
 A) Org Management guru
 B) Advertising guru
 C) Finance guru
 D) Marketing guru
76New Zealand Cricketer __________ announced his retirement from One day international cricket after completing series victory over Australia in Feb 2016. He played 260 ODIs and scored 6083 runs with 5 centuries and 32 half centuries.
 A) Ross Taylor
 B) Martin Guptill
 C) Brendon McCullum
 D) Trent Boult
77Which Indian state government has announced in Feb 2015 to set up India's first-ever aviation park in the state in order to strengthen its aviation sector?
 A) Karnataka
 B) Maharashtra
 C) Gujarat
 D) Kerala
78Famous Urdu Poet and well known Bollywood lyricist __________ passed away in Mumbai in Feb 2016. He was 78. He has also written several songs for Indian films.
 A) Nida Fazli
 B) Mohammed Zahur Khayyam
 C) Jigar Moradabadi
 D) M. M. Keeravani
79Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) head _______________ has been appointed as the president of the South Asian Wrestling Federation (SAWF) in Feb 2016.
 A) Tabiur Rehman
 B) Brijbhushan Sharan Singh
 C) U.H. Neville Pdmashri
 D) Raj Mohammed Ansari
80Who was appointed as the 12th Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Feb 2016?
 A) Brijbhushan Sharan Singh
 B) Ahmed Saleem
 C) Raj Mohammed Ansari
 D) Arjun Thapa

71Ans) Soumitra Dutta
72Ans) Vishal Mehta
73Ans) 22nd Feb
74Ans) Padma Shri
75Ans) Advertising guru
76Ans) Brendon McCullum
77Ans) Gujarat
78Ans) Nida Fazli
79Ans) Brijbhushan Sharan Singh
80Ans) Arjun Thapa

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