Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 25

241Senior __________ Aroon Tikekar passed away on 19 January 2016 in Mumbai. He was 72.
 A) historian
 B) professor
 C) journalist
 D) author
242Sahara Force India Academy racer ______________ won one of New Zealand's most prestigious events, the Lady Wigram Trophy in January 2016.
 A) Narain Karthikeyan
 B) Renji Panicker
 C) Jehan Daruvala
 D) None of These

243Who was the Chief Guest at the 67th India-s Republic Day (26 January 2016) celebrations?
 A) Angela Merkel
 B) Vladimir Putin
 C) Francois Hollande
 D) Barack Obama
244Veteran Bollywood actress ______________ was honoured with the third Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai in Jan 2016.
 A) Jaya Bhaduri
 B) Jayaprada
 C) Rekha
 D) Hema Malini
245Who was appointed as the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Twitter Inc, an online social networking site, in Jan 2016?
 A) Nishant Rao
 B) Leslie Berland
 C) Kirthiga Reddy
 D) None of These
246________________, IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, became India's first civil servant to scale Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in the Antarctica in Jan 2016.
 A) Premlata Agarwal
 B) Bachendri Pal
 C) Arunima Sinha
 D) Aparna Kumar
247Vice Admiral _____________ was chosen for Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) for his extraordinary services to Indian Navy in Jan 2016. He will be awarded at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
 A) D K Joshi
 B) Robin K. Dhowan
 C) Ashok Subhedar
 D) None of These
248____________ Utility firm EDF signed a preliminary deal in Jan 2016 to construct six nuclear reactors at theNuclear power Corp of India Ltd's (NPCIL) Jaitapur plant.
 A) British
 B) German
 C) French
 D) Spanish
249______________ was appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh in Jan 2016. His appointment was approved by the Supreme Court.
 A) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
 B) Justice Prafulla C Pant
 C) Justice Sanjay Mishra
 D) Justice R V Easwar
250The captain of the champion Indian ____________ team in the first Asian Games in 1951, Ranbir Chopra, died in Kapurthala, Punjab. He was 86.
 A) hockey
 B) basketball
 C) volleyball
 D) kabadi

241Ans) journalist
242Ans) Jehan Daruvala
243Ans) Francois Hollande
244Ans) Rekha
245Ans) Leslie Berland
246Ans) Aparna Kumar
247Ans) Ashok Subhedar
248Ans) French
249Ans) Justice Sanjay Mishra
250Ans) basketball

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