Monday, May 30, 2016

1. The committee set up by the govt to look into the functioning of the Censor Board submitted its report recently. It was headed by?
 Naseeruddin Shah
 Shyam Benegal
 Girish Karnad
 Shabana Azmi
 Govind Nihalani

2. The govt has made it mandatory for mobile manufacturers to add inbuilt global positioning system (GPS) in all phones from?
 Dec 2016
 Jan 2017
 Apr 2017
 Dec 2017
 Jan 2018

3. President Mukherjee embarked on two nation tour to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand recently. The capital city of Papua New Guinea is?
 Ouagadougou
 Bandar Seri Begawan
 La Paz
 Port Moresby
 Porto-Novo

4. Which of the following countries recently launched Kunpeng 1B, a sounding rocket designed to conduct research, take measurements and scientific experiments?
 South Korea
 Japan
 China
 Philippines
 Turkey

5. The Railway Ministry has decided to create a _________ fund named Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh to strengthen safety measures.
 Rs 10,000cr
 Rs 25,000cr
 Rs 50,000cr
 Rs 90,000cr
 Rs 1 lakh cr

6. Operation Sulaimani, an initiative to eradicate poverty by feeding the needy, was launched in which of the following cities recently?
 Bengaluru
 Chennai
 Mumbai
 Kozhikode
 Ahmedabad

7. ________ became the first African footballer to win the Professional Footballers Association’s (PFA) Player of the Year award recently.
 Dimitri Payet
 Riyad Mahrez
 Sofiane Feghouli
 Yacine Brahimi
 N'Golo Kante

8. Nandu Natekar became the first non-cricketer to be inducted into Legends Club, founded by late Raj Singh Dungarpur. Nandu is associated with?
 hockey
 tennis
 badminton
 squash
 shooting

9. Who among the following was re-elected as the Prime Minister of Tibetan government-in-exile recently?
 Lobsang Sangay
 Penpa Tsering
 Lobsang Tenzin
 Dalai Lama
 Dolkun Isa

10. The govt on 25 Apr banned the import of some electronic items, specific mobile phones, milk and milk products and some steel products from?
 China
 Taiwan
 Nepal
 South Korea
 Thailand

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