Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 24

231Wattan Ko Jano, an initiative being carried out by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs in which Indian state in Jan 2016?
 A) Haryana
 B) Himachal Pradesh
 C) Jammu and Kashmir
 D) Arunachal Pradesh
  
232Which veteran bollywood actor has published his biography titled "Anything but Khamosh" in Jan 2016?
 A) Rajesh Kanna
 B) Dilip Kumar
 C) Shatrughan Sinha
 D) Kader Khan

233Which Indian state will host a three-day -Nypunyam International Skill Summit and Skill Fiesta 2016- in Feb 2016 with a view to bridging the gap between the job market requirement and the skill level of available workforce.
 A) Karnataka
 B) Haryana
 C) Kerala
 D) Himachal Pradesh
  
234Famous ___________ poet Balkrishna Garg was conferred with the 2015 Harikrishna Devsare Baalsahitya Award in New Delhi in Jan 2016 for his collection of poems for children, named as -Baa Geet-.
 A) hindi
 B) gujarati
 C) urdu
 D) sanskrit
  
235Which pharma company announced the launch of the startup named GRAIL to develop blood-based cancer tests in Jan 2016?
 A) Pfizer
 B) Illumina
 C) Glenmark
 D) GlaxoSmithKline
  
236Which Indian bank launched its wealth management offering and inaugurated a dedicated branch for start-ups in Bangalore in Jan 2016?
 A) ICICI Bank
 B) State Bank of India
 C) HDFC Bank
 D)
  
237Who was selected for the Prof MV Pylee Award for the Distinguished Academician of India in Jan 2016? The award was instituted by Cochin University of Science and Technology in the name of MV Pylee.
 A) Gurpreet Singh
 B) Dr Jancy James
 C) Sujata Keshavan
 D) Amit Sheth
  
238____________ has taken over as Chairman of Tata SIA Airlines Ltd (Vistara) in Jan 2016.
 A) Prasad Menon
 B) Arvind Saxena
 C) Bhaskar Bhat
 D) Prakash Kumar Singh
  
239Union Ministry of Finance released the draft report of _____________ Committee on 18 January 2016 to simplify the provisions of Income-tax Act, 1961.
 A) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
 B) Justice Prafulla C Pant
 C) Justice Sanjay Mishra
 D) Justice R V Easwar
  
240______________, a founding member and guitarist of the Eagles, one of the most popular and commercially successful artists of the 1970s, passed away on 18 January 2016 in New York, the USA.
 A) Mick Jagger
 B) Glenn Frey
 C) Iggy Pop
 D) John Lennon

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
231Ans) Jammu and Kashmir
232Ans) Shatrughan Sinha
233Ans) Kerala
234Ans) hindi
235Ans) Illumina
236Ans) State Bank of India
237Ans) Dr Jancy James
238Ans) Bhaskar Bhat
239Ans) Justice R V Easwar
240Ans) Glenn Frey

 
 
 
 
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