Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Current Affairs Quiz (January 2016 - February 2016)

Current Affairs Quiz 


Current Affairs Quiz (January 2016 - February 2016)(January 2016 - February 2016)


Q1: Which day is observed as World Cancer Day internationally?


Q2: Which day is observed as World Radio Day internationally?


Q3: To whom Supreme Court appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh on Jan 28, 2016?


Q4: Recently a new species of bird Himalayan Forest Thrush was discovered in India and China. To pay homage to an Indian scientist, an international group of Ornithologists named it after his name. Name the person.


Q5: Who was awarded the Ashok Chakra (Gallantry Awards 2016) by the President of India?


Q6: Who was awarded Pradma Vibhushan Award 2016 in the field of Indian Cinema?




Q7: Which Nation's parliament became the first Solar powered Parliament building in the world?


Q8: Which country became the first in the world to announce a ban on Supermarkets from throwing away unsold food?


Q9: On Feb 7, 2016 the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued six postal stamps to promote equality for LGBT people. What does LDBT stand for?


Q10: The scientists discovered new types of waves that was conceptualized by Albert Einstein 100 years ago (1916). What are these waves called?


Q11: What does LIGO stand for?


Q12: On Jan 28, 2016, DRDO India test fired indigenous built surface to air missiles at Chandipur. What is the name of the missile?


Q13: Who won Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Women's Singles held on Jan 24, 2016?


Q14: On Feb 1m 2016 World Health Organization delared Public Health Emergency about mosquito-borne virus which may lead to Microcephaly medical condition in new born babies. Name the virus.


Q15: Who was appointed as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on Feb 4, 2016?


Answers:

1: Feb 04
2: Feb 13
3: Justice Sanjay Mishra
4: Salim Ali (Species name is Zoothera Salimali)
5: Col. Santosh Yashwant Mahadik (Posthumous)
6: Rajnikant
7: Pakistan
8: France
9: Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)
10: Gravitational Waves
11: Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO)
12: Akash Missile
13: P V Sandhu
14: Zika Virus
15: Major General Jai Shanker Menon

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