Sunday, June 19, 2016

1. The Thomas Cup is an international men’s team competition of?
 badminton
 tennis
 squash
 billiards
 golf

2. India is placed at which position in the ‘Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index’, according to an recent EY report?

 First
 Second
 Third
 Fourth
 Fifth

3. The ‘Income Declaration Scheme’ or four month window for declaration of domestic black money will commence from?
 1 Jun 2016
 1 Sep 2016
 1 Dec 2016
 1 Jan 2017
 1 Apr 2017

4. _______ will become the first Indian to be inducted into the ‘International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame’.
 G Madhavan Nair
 UR Rao
 KK Radhakrishnan
 CNR Rao
 K Kasturirangan

5. The Air Forces of which two countries concluded their four-week-long “Red Flag” aerial combat exercises at Alaska in the US recently?
 Pakistan and US
 China and US
 Japan and US
 South Korea and US
 India and US

6. The world football governing body FIFA appointed who among the following as deputy chairman of its governance committee recently?
 Mukul Mudgal
 Praful Patel
 Baichung Bhutia
 Sarbananda Sonowal
 IM Vijayan

7. The economic think-tank NCAER recently projected India’s economic growth rate at what percent in 2016-17?
 6.9 per cent
 7.1 per cent
 7.4 per cent
 7.6 per cent
 7.7 per cent

8. Which of the following pairs won women’s doubles title of the 2016 Rome Masters?
 Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnin
 Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
 Raquel Atawo and Abigail Spears
 Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu
 None of the above

9. The Women Economic Forum with a theme ‘Women: Uplifting and Uniting The World’ was held recently in?
 Jaipur
 Bhopal
 Kolkata
 New Delhi
 Mumbai

10. The 2nd phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide LPG connections to 5 cr women beneficiaries from BPL families was launched recently from Dahod district of?
 Jharkhand
 West Bengal
 Tamil Nadu
 Kerala
 Gujarat

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