Current Affairs May 2016 Quiz - 1

1Global Tech Giant _________ has acquired a business technology start-up 'Synergyse' founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur in May 2016.
 A) Microsoft
 B) Google
 C) Facebook
 D) Apple
  
2The World Press Freedom Day was observed on __________ across the world to raise awareness about Press and bring focus on the freedom of information, protecting journalism from censorship, and ensuring safety for journalists. The theme of 2016 was -Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms - This Is Your Right!-.
 A) 8-May
 B) 3-May
 C) 11-May
 D) 1-May

3Which English football club won the English Premier League for the first time in the club's 132 year history in May 2016?
 A) Manchester City
 B) Leicester City
 C) Tottenham Hotspur
 D) Manchester United
  
4"International Labour Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 8-May
 B) 3-May
 C) 11-May
 D) 1-May
  
5Which formula One driver won the 2016 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix held in May 2016?
 A) Nico Rosberg
 B) Lewis Hamilton
 C) Sebastian Vettel
 D) Daniil Kvyat
  
6Three famous Indian Born scientists are part of the fifty scientists elected as Fellows of the Royal Society, a premier scientific academy of the U.K and the Commonwealth in May 2016. Who in the list is not among them?
 A) Ramanujan Hegde
 B) Sriram Ramaswamy
 C) Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan
 D) Pulickel M. Ajayan
  
7BCCI has nominated Indian Cricketer ________ for the Arjuna Award in May 2016?
 A) MS Dhoni
 B) Virat Kohli
 C) Ajinkya Rahane
 D) Suresh Raina
  
8Who took charge as the Information and Broadcasting Secretary in May 2016?
 A) Sunil Arora
 B) Prashant Pathrabe
 C) Ajay Mittal
 D) Bhupendra Kainthola
  
9Indian American journalist ___________ and her colleagues from Inside Climate News, John Cushman Jr, David Hasemyer and Lisa Song, have been conferred with the Edgar Allan Poe award by the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) in May 2016.
 A) Deepak Ananthapadmanabha
 B) Deepa Fernandes
 C) Neela Banerjee
 D) Syma Chowdhry
  
10Which Indian cricketer has agreed to become India's Olympic goodwill ambassador of Indian contingent for 2016 Rio Olympics?
 A) Rahul Dravid
 B) Sunil Gavaskar
 C) Sachin Tendulkar
 D) Saurav Ganguly

 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
1Ans) Google
2Ans) 3-May
3Ans) Leicester City
4Ans) 1-May
5Ans) Nico Rosberg
6Ans) Pulickel M. Ajayan
7Ans) Ajinkya Rahane
8Ans) Ajay Mittal
9Ans) Neela Banerjee
10Ans) Sachin Tendulkar

 
 
 
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