Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 21

201Indian lawyer and human rights defender ______________ was awarded with the 8th Human Rights Award by Amnesty International Germany for his exceptional commitment to human rights.
 A) Ahmed Mansoor
 B) Aakar Patel
 C) Henri Tiphagne
 D) None of These
  
202Professor Morton Mower and Sir Michael Marmot were awarded with the Prince Mahidol Award 2015 for outstanding achievements in ____________ worldwide in Jan 2016. The award was presented on 29th January at the Grand Palace in Bangkok by the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on behalf of the King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej.
 A) chemistry
 B) physics
 C) medicine and public health
 D) None of These

203United States' economy grew by ___________ in last quarter (October to December) of the previous year 2015 due to slower investment and consumer spending.
 A) 0.4%
 B) 0.7%
 C) 0.8%
 D) 0.2%
  
204Which central bank unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero in Jan 2016 in order to revive the struggling economic amid renewed concern about world economy.
 A) Bank of England
 B) Bank of Japan
 C) Bank of China
 D) Federal Reserves
  
205Who won the Australian Open Women-s singles title held in Jan 2016?
 A) Serena Williams
 B) Andrea Petkovic
 C) Angelique Kerber
 D) Sabine Lisicki
  
206South African Cricketer ___________ was named as the chief coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team for his second stint in Jan 2016.
 A) Lance Klusener
 B) Shaun Pollock
 C) Graham Xavier Ford
 D) Allan Donald
  
207Who has been appointed as the full-time captain of South Africa-s Test side, as per Cricket South Africa (CSA) announcement made in Jan 2016?
 A) AB de Villiers
 B) Hashim Amla
 C) Dale Steyn
 D) Faf du Plessis
  
208Which Indian union teritory has launched the MITRA mobile app in Jan 2016 to ensure safety and security of women?
 A) Chandigarh
 B) Puducherry
 C) Daman and Dui
 D) Lakshadip
  
209Who has been appointed as the new Secretary of Telecom Ministry, DoT in Jan 2016?
 A) Shyam S Agarwal
 B) Vinod Agrawal
 C) JS Deepak
 D) KK Jalan
  
210Who has been appointed as the new Secretary of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Jan 2016?
 A) Shyam S Agarwal
 B) Vinod Agrawal
 C) JS Deepak
 D) KK Jalan

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
201Ans) Henri Tiphagne
202Ans) medicine and public health
203Ans) 0.7%
204Ans) Bank of Japan
205Ans) Angelique Kerber
206Ans) Graham Xavier Ford
207Ans) AB de Villiers
208Ans) Puducherry
209Ans) JS Deepak
210Ans) KK Jalan

 
 
 
 
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