Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 19

181Which IT Services has acquired privately-held cloud services firm KBACE Technologies for an undisclosed amount in Jan 2016.
 A) Accenture
 B) Infosys
 C) Cognizant
 D) Capgemini
  
182Famous mathematician and the computer scientist ___________, also known as the pioneer of artificial intelligence, passed away in Jan 2016. He was 88.
 A) Patrick Winston
 B) Seymour Papert
 C) Marvin Minsky
 D) Harry Harrison

183Famous Hollywood _____________ Abe Vigoda passed away in New Jersey in Jan 2016 following natural causes. He was 94.
 A) director
 B) actor
 C) music director
 D) producer
  
184Who won the men's FIH Player of the Year award as announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in Jan 2016?
 A) Jaap Stockmann
 B) Mink van der Weerden
 C) Robert Van der Horst
 D) Bob de Voogd
  
185Who won the Goalkeeper of the year (Men) award as announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in Jan 2016?
 A) Jaap Stockmann
 B) Mink van der Weerden
 C) Olaf Kölzig
 D) David Harte
  
186West Indies batsman ________________ has announced his retirement from international cricket in Jan 2016 after his 22 yearlong international career.
 A) Brian Lara
 B) Ramnaresh Sarwan
 C) Shivnarine Chanderpaul
 D) None of These
  
187India has been ranked at ___________ out of 168 countries in its latest Corruption Perception Index, published by the Berlin based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) in Jan 2016.
 A) 65th
 B) 72nd
 C) 76th
 D) 87th
  
188Which Country has been ranked at No 1 position out of 168 countries in its latest Corruption Perception Index, published by the Berlin based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) in Jan 2016.
 A) Finland
 B) Denmark
 C) Sweden
 D) UK
  
189India has signed a dead with which country to purchase 36 Rafale Aircrafts for Indian air force in Jan 2016?
 A) UK
 B) Germany
 C) France
 D) USA
  
190President Pranab Mukherjee approved the Union Cabinet-s recommendation in Jan 2016 for the imposition of President-s rule on ____________ after some rebel Congress MLAs joined BJP.
 A) Manipur
 B) Sikkim
 C) Arunachal Pradesh
 D) Assam

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
181Ans) Cognizant
182Ans) Marvin Minsky
183Ans) actor
184Ans) Robert Van der Horst
185Ans) David Harte
186Ans) Shivnarine Chanderpaul
187Ans) 76th
188Ans) Denmark
189Ans) France
190Ans) Arunachal Pradesh

 
 
 
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