Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 18

171India's Ace Shuttler, ___________ won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title after defeating Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour 21-15, 21-9 in the final at Penang in Jan 2016.
 A) Jwala Gutta
 B) PV Sindhu
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) None of These
  
172Who won the Presidential election of Portugal after securing more than 52% of the votes in Jan 2016.
 A) Antonio Sampaio da Novoa
 B) Marisa Matias
 C) Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
 D) None of These

173Tennis player ___________ made history of completing 300th Grand Slam match win after he won the Australian Open match defeating 27th seed Grigor Dimitrov in Jan 2016.
 A) Novak Djokovic
 B) Roger Federer
 C) Andy Murray
 D) Rafael Nadal
  
174India has been ranked at ____________ position in the inaugural list of the world's best countries released by the World Economic Forum in Jan 2016.
 A) 31st
 B) 27th
 C) 22nd
 D) 16th
  
175Which Country has been ranked at No 1 position in the inaugural list of the world's best countries released by the World Economic Forum in Jan 2016.
 A) UK
 B) Canada
 C) Germany
 D) Sweden
  
176Who has been appointed Chairman and Managing Director of General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re), the National Reinsurer which is also the 14th largest reinsurer globally and is presently the only reinsurance company in India, in Jan 2016.
 A) Sushobhan Sarkar
 B) Usha Sangwan
 C) Alice Vaidyan
 D) S K Roy
  
177Famous ___________ player Pandit Shankar Ghosh passed away on 22nd January 2016 in Kolkata following a prolonged illness. He was 80. He was awarded the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in the year 2000 and the ITC Sangeet Research Academy award and the Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan award.
 A) Sitar
 B) Violin
 C) Tabla
 D) None of These
  
178Fmaous ___________ Kalpana passed away in jan 2016 in Hyderabad due to a heart attack. She was 51. She had received the National award for movie -Thanichala Njan- (2012).
 A) director
 B) actress
 C) singer
 D) None of These
  
179Which team won the first T20 Asia cup cricket for Blind after winning the final match held at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium of Kochi in Jan 2016?
 A) China
 B) Bangladesh
 C) Pakistan
 D) India
  
180Which car maker _________ has retained its title as the world-s biggest automaker after posting global sales of 10.15 million vehicles for the previous year 2015 (announced in Jan 2016).
 A) Volkswagen
 B) General Motors
 C) Toyota
 D) None of These

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
171Ans) PV Sindhu
172Ans) Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
173Ans) Roger Federer
174Ans) 22nd
175Ans) Germany
176Ans) Alice Vaidyan
177Ans) Tabla
178Ans) actress
179Ans) India
180Ans) Toyota

 
 
 
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