Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 11

1011971 War Hero, Retired Lieutenant General ______________ passed away in Jan 2016 after prolonged illness this week. He was 92. He served as the Chief of Staff of the Indian Army's Eastern Command during the 1971 war and played key role in negotiating the surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka.
 A) Jagjit Singh Aurora
 B) J.F.R. Jacob
 C) Sagat Singh
 D) Sam Manekshaw
102Which movie won the 'Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy' award at the Golden Globe Award 2016 held in Jan 2016?
 A) The Martian
 B) The Revenant
 C) The Big Short
 D) Intersteller

103"International Customs Day" is observed on?
 A) 25-Jan
 B) 21-Jan
 C) 24-Jan
 D) 26-Jan
104Who won the election in a landslide victory to become Taiwan's first female president in Jan 2016?
 A) Tsai Ing-wen
 B) Ma Ying-jeou
 C) James Soong
 D) Hung Hsiu?chu
105Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in __________ in Jan 2016, in which India and 56 countries have joined as founding members.
 A) Hong Kong
 B) Sanghai
 C) Beijing
 D) Tokyo
106An independent Delhi-based writer _________ won the European Commission's prestigious Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for 2015 in Asia and the Pacific amateur category for her sensitive portrayal of life for young women facing the threat of the diktat of khap panchayats in Haryana.
 A) Aruna Pandit
 B) Aruna Anand
 C) Ankita Anand
 D) None of These
107Who won the 'Best Actress - Musical Or Comedy' award at the Golden Globe Award 2016 held in Jan 2016?
 A) Jennifer Lawrence
 B) Kate Winslet
 C) Brie Larson
 D) Sandra Bullock
108______________, an editor for the Cameroon Journal, won the Lorenzo Natali Grand Prize in Jan 2016 for a critical investigative report on how UN Climate change negotiations.
 A) Christiana Figueres
 B) Bertrand Piccard
 C) Arison Tamfu
 D) None of These
109_____________ Actor Alan Rickman, known for his roles in films like Harry Potter, Die Hard and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, passed away of cancer on 14th January. He was 69.
 A) Italian
 B) British
 C) German
 D) French
110Who won the 'Best Actor - Drama' award at the Golden Globe Award 2016 held in Jan 2016?
 A) Matt Damon
 B) Leonardo Dicaprio
 C) Sylvester Stallone
 D) Channing Tatum

101Ans) J.F.R. Jacob
102Ans) The Martian
103Ans) 26-Jan
104Ans) Tsai Ing-wen
105Ans) Beijing
106Ans) Ankita Anand
107Ans) Jennifer Lawrence
108Ans) Arison Tamfu
109Ans) British
110Ans) Leonardo Dicaprio

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