Current Affairs January 2016 Quiz - 7

61Shri Ravi Shankar was awarded with the prestigious 'Padma Vibhushan Award' by Indian Government in Jan 2016. He belongs to which field?
 A) Public Affairs
 B) Classical dance
 C) Classical Vocal
 D) Spiritualism
62The __________ soldiers marched down the Rajpath on Republic Day parade along with Indian soldiers on 26th Jan 2016. This was the first time when a foreign army participated in the 26th January Parade.
 A) Russian
 B) German
 C) French
 D) British

63"National Youth Day" is observed on?
 A) 10th Jan
 B) 15th Jan
 C) 12th Jan
 D) 22th Jan
64Indian smartphone company Micromax has appointed __________ as vice-president for finance in Jan 2016.
 A) Vikas Thapar
 B) Arvind Saxena
 C) Atul Sobti
 D) Prakash Kumar Singh
65Which actor was awarded with the prestigious 'Padma Bhushan Award' by Indian Government in Jan 2016?
 A) Paresh Rawal
 B) Anupam Kher
 C) Kader Khan
 D) Amir Khan
66Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won the WTA Brisbane Tennis trophy after defeating German Angelique Kerber and Andrea Petkovic by 7-5 6-1 in the final match held at Brisbane in Jan 2016. This is their 26th continues win as pair which also gave them _________ titles in a row.
 A) four
 B) five
 C) six
 D) seven
67India-s leading IT Services Company Wipro has named  ___________ as its chief operating officer (COO) in Jan 2016. This is part of recent organizational changes witnessed in the company.
 A) T K Kurien
 B) Bhanumurthy B M
 C) Abidali Neemuchwala
 D) Rishav Premji
68Which badminton player was awarded with the prestigious 'Padma Bhushan Award' by Indian Government in Jan 2016?
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Saina Nehwal
 C) Jwala Gutta
 D) Parupalli Kashyap
69British singer-songwriter ___________ passed away at the age of 69 after battling cancer for 18 months. He is one of the most influence musical artistes of his generation and his famous hits include Let's Dance, Space Oddity, Heroes, Under Pressure, Rebel, Rebel, Life on Mars and Suffragette City.
 A) Mick Jagger
 B) David Bowie
 C) Iggy Pop
 D) John Lennon
70__________, the first woman to compete in formula one Grand Prix world championship, passed away on 8th January 2016 in Italy. She was 89. She participated in five World Championship Grand Prix.
 A) Lella Lombardi
 B) Giulio Cabianca
 C) Maria Teresa de Filippis
 D) None of These

61Ans) Spiritualism
62Ans) French
63Ans) 12th Jan
64Ans) Vikas Thapar
65Ans) Anupam Kher
66Ans) six
67Ans) Bhanumurthy B M
68Ans) Saina Nehwal
69Ans) David Bowie
70Ans) Maria Teresa de Filippis

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