Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 17

161Moldovan Parliament appointed ______________ as the country's Prime Minister in Jan 2016.
 A) Chiril Gaburici
 B) Pavel Filip
 C) Valeriu Strelet
 D) None of These
  
162Famous Italian _____________ Ettore Scola passed away following a prolonged illness in Rome. He was 84.
 A) musician
 B) director
 C) actor
 D) politician

163The government has appointed senior revenue service officer _____________ as Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes in Jan 2016.
 A) AK Jain
 B) Atulesh Jindal
 C) R K Mathur
 D) Nasim Zaidi
  
164Famous environmentalist _____________ took charge as the Executive Director of Greenpeace India, a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) during its most trouble time in Jan 2016.
 A) Samit Aich
 B) Arvind Saxena
 C) Ravi Chellam
 D) Ashish Saraf
  
165Who won the 'Best Playback Singer - Male' award at the 61st Filmfare Awards held in Jan 2016?
 A) Atif Aslam
 B) Ankit Tiwari
 C) Arijit Singh
 D) Papon
  
166Who won the 'Best Background Score' award at the 61st Filmfare Awards held in Jan 2016?
 A) A.R. Rahman
 B) Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros Anjjan
 C) Anupam Roy
 D) Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
  
167Deposits in accounts opened under the government-s flagship financial inclusion programme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), have crossed the ___________ mark and nearly 20.38 crore bank accounts were opened under the PMJDY as on the 20th January 2016.
 A) Rs. 20,000 crore
 B) Rs. 25,000 crore
 C) Rs. 30,000 crore
 D) Rs. 50,000 crore
  
168Who won the women's FIH Player of the Year award as announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in Jan 2016?
 A) Lidewij Welten
 B) Joyce Sombroek
 C) Maartje Paumen
 D) Eva de Goede
  
169India-s largest flag was hoisted at Pahari Mandir in ___________ by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Jan 2016. The flag measures 66 feet in height and 99 feet in length and it was hosted on a pole with 293 feel height which makes it world-s largest and the highest hoisted Indian flag till now.
 A) New Delhi
 B) Kanpur
 C) Ranchi
 D) Mumbai
  
170Who has been re-elected as BJP President for the new term of 3 years at a ceremony held in the Party headquarter in Jan 2016?
 A) Rajnath Singh
 B) Amit Shah
 C) Narendra Modi
 D) LK Advani

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
161Ans) Pavel Filip
162Ans) director
163Ans) Atulesh Jindal
164Ans) Ravi Chellam
165Ans) Arijit Singh
166Ans) Anupam Roy
167Ans) Rs. 30,000 crore
168Ans) Lidewij Welten
169Ans) Ranchi
170Ans) Amit Shah

 
 
 
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