Current Affairs May 2016 Quiz - 7

61Indian American elementary teacher ______________ has been honored as the 2016 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year by US President Barack Obama for her remarkable work in the field of education at Patsy Sommer Elementary School in Texas.
 A) Revathi Balakrishnan
 B) Deepa Fernandes
 C) Neela Banerjee
 D) Syma Chowdhry
62Who has been appointed as the new country Head of Apple India in May 2016?. Before that he was Sales Director of Apple India?
 A) Mrugank Paranjape
 B) Sanjay Kaul
 C) Sameer Chadha
 D) Kishore Biyani

63India-s Index of industrial production (IIP) growth stood at _________ in March 2015 (announced in May 2016).
 A) (-)2.1%
 B) 0.1%
 C) (-)1.5%
 D) 2%
64India's Retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at  ____________ in April 2016 (announced in May 2016).
 A) 4.83%
 B) 5.39%
 C) 5.69%
 D) 6.21%
65Veteran cricket administrator ____________ was elected unopposed as ICC-s first independent Chairman in May 2016.
 A) Anurag Thakur
 B) N. Srinivasan
 C) Shashank Manohar
 D) Sharad Pawar
66"World Telecommunication Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 31-May
 B) 17-May
 C) 24-May
 D) 15-May
67US President Barack Obama has appointed an Indian-American engineer, ___________ as the member of President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
 A) Siva S. Banda
 B) Ramesh K. Agarwal
 C) Manjit Singh
 D) Sabeer Bhatia
68The Central government has decided to replace the five year plans with ________ vision documents which will be framed to meet the country's social goals without wavering from the sustainable growth agenda.
 A) 10 year
 B) 12 year
 C) 15 year
 D) 18 year
69Which businessperson has has been ranked at No 1 in the Forbes list of 40 most powerful people in the financial world, published by the magazine in May 2016?
 A) Henry Kravis
 B) Peter George Peterson
 C) Stephen Schwarzman
 D) Hamilton E James
70Which Indian businessperson has become the only Indian who has been ranked in the Forbes list of 40 most powerful people in the financial world, published by the magazine in May 2016?
 A) Chanda Kochhar
 B) Uday Kotak
 C) Indra Nooyi
 D) KV Kamath

61Ans) Revathi Balakrishnan
62Ans) Sanjay Kaul
63Ans) 0.1%
64Ans) 5.39%
65Ans) Shashank Manohar
66Ans) 17-May
67Ans) Manjit Singh
68Ans) 15 year
69Ans) Stephen Schwarzman
70Ans) Uday Kotak

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