Current Affairs May 2016 Quiz - 16

151An Indian-American scientist __________ has been awarded with the Springer Theses Award for his research in developing transgenic mice to study a critical tumour-suppressor called A20 in May 2016.
 A) Atul Gawande
 B) Krishna Bharat
 C) Arnab De
 D) Amit Patel
  
152Indian author _____________ won the Scholastic Asian Book Award for her 32,000-word manuscript 'Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus'. The manuscript is about the history of Indian civilization. Her manuscript was also shortlisted for the Scholastic Asian Book Award in 2014.
 A) Amitav Ghosh
 B) Aravind Adiga
 C) Parashar Kulkarni
 D) Aditi Krishnakumar

153Bollywood Actor ___________ has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of LEPRA India organization which fights against diseases like leprosy and tuberculosis. LEPRA India is a non-government organisation working in the fields of leprosy.
 A) Amitabh Bachchan
 B) R Madhavan
 C) Amir Khan
 D) Ranbir Kapoor
  
154Which Indian Cricketer became the Brand Ambassador of world famous Swiss luxury watch maker Hublot in May 2016?
 A) MS Dhoni
 B) Virat Kohli
 C) Rohit Sharma
 D) Suresh Raina
  
155Paytm, India's largest mobile payments has partnered with Indian IT services firm __________ to implement technology infrastructure for its upcoming Payment bank business.
 A) Infosys
 B) HCL Technologies
 C) TCS
 D) Wipro
  
156Indian IT services company __________ inaugurated Saudi Arabia's first all women business and technology park (WBP) at the Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh in May 2016.
 A) Infosys
 B) HCL Technologies
 C) TCS
 D) Wipro
  
157Who won the Orange cup for scoring 973 runs in the IPL season including 4 centuries and 7 half centuries concluded in May 2016?
 A) David Warner
 B) AB de Villiers
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Chris Gayle
  
158Global IT giant _________ has announced the launch of its free high-speed public WiFi service at Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati and Allahabad railway stations. The service is now available in 15 stations across India.
 A) Microsoft
 B) Google
 C) Facebook
 D) Apple
  
159As per the official announcement from RBI, new _________ Rs. banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi series - 2005 with an inset letter 'R' in both the number panels will be released.
 A) 100
 B) 500
 C) 1000
 D) None of These
  
160Cross-category classifieds business ___________ has acquired Salosa, an on-demand in-home beauty services provider in May 2016.
 A) OLX
 B) Quikr
 C) ShopClues
 D) None of These

 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
151Ans) Arnab De
152Ans) Aditi Krishnakumar
153Ans) R Madhavan
154Ans) Rohit Sharma
155Ans) Wipro
156Ans) Wipro
157Ans) Virat Kohli
158Ans) Google
159Ans) 1000
160Ans) Quikr

 
 
 
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