Current Affairs May 2016 Quiz - 14

131US President Barack Obama has announced an end to its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to ________ after a decade long ban during his state visit to the South East Asian country.
 A) Iran
 B) Vietnam
 C) Cuba
 D) None of These
  
132Which country won the Uber Cup championship for the 14th time in May 2016?
 A) China
 B) South Korea
 C) India
 D) Malaysia

133Who was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Kerala and the oath was administered by the Governor P Sathasivam in May 2016?
 A) Ramesh Chennithala
 B) Oommen Chandy
 C) Pinarayi Vijayan
 D) E. P. Jayarajan
  
134The Union Cabinet has also approved to amend The Institutes of Technology (IIT) Act, 1961 for incorporation of ho many new IITs?
 A) 4
 B) 5
 C) 6
 D) 8
  
135Lieutenant General _________ has been appointed as the 46th Commandant of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun in May 2016.
 A) Neeraj Kumar Gupta
 B) SK Saini
 C) Parkash Singh
 D) None of These
  
136Sikkim CM __________ was awarded with the 'Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award' by Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli for his contributions in promoting Nepali literature in India.
 A) Pawan Chamling
 B) T. R. Zeliang
 C) Lal Thanhawla
 D) Okram Ibobi Singh
  
137Snapdeal-owner digital payments platform FreeCharge has appointed __________ as chairman, and Govind Rajan as Chief Executive Officer in May 2016. Currently Kunal Shah is working as CEO while Rajan is chief operating officer of the company.
 A) Kunal Shah
 B) Sandeep Tandon
 C) Nitin Prasad
 D) Rohit Philip
  
138President of Guinea Bissau has named _________ as the Prime Minister of the country, as per a presidential decree in May 2016.
 A) Baciro Dja
 B) José Mário Vaz
 C) Carlos Correia
 D) Amílcar Cabral
  
139An Indian American teen, ________ (12 years old) won the coveted USD 50,000 National Geographic Bee competition this year in which Indian-origin contestants won all the top three prizes.
 A) Rishi Nair
 B) Sruthi Palaniappan
 C) Advay Ramesh
 D) Syamantak Payra
  
140Who has taken oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the second consecutive five-year term in May 2016?
 A) Mukul Roy
 B) Mamata Banerjee
 C) Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
 D) Surjya Kanta Mishra

 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
131Ans) Vietnam
132Ans) China
133Ans) Pinarayi Vijayan
134Ans) 6
135Ans) SK Saini
136Ans) Pawan Chamling
137Ans) Kunal Shah
138Ans) Baciro Dja
139Ans) Rishi Nair
140Ans) Mamata Banerjee

 
 
 
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