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October 19, 2016

Latest Current Affairs Quiz 2016

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Latest Current Affairs Quiz 2016

  1. Who was declared as the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy?
    1. Yoshinori Ohsumi
    2. William C. Campbell
    3. Satoshi Omura
    4. Tu Youyou
    5. None of these 
  2. The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. The NAM was founded in Belgrade in __________
    1. 1951
    2. 1961
    3. 1971
    4. 1981
    5. None 
  3. Which city hosted the 17th NAM Summit (13-18 September, 2016) ?
    1. Porlamar, Venezuela
    2. Shima, Japan
    3. Hangzhou, China
    4. Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    5. Panaji, India 
  4. Who will be the chief guest for the 2017 Republic Day of India ?
    1. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
    2. Francois Hollande
    3. Barack Obama
    4. Shinzo Abe
    5. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck 
  5. The World Vegetarian Day (VVVD) is observed on which date ?
    1. May 1
    2. July 1
    3. October 1
    4. December 1
    5. None of these 
  6. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Physics ?
    1. David James Thouless
    2. Duncan Haldane
    3. John M. Kosterlitz
    4. All of the above
    5. None of these 
  7. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry ?
    1. Jean-Pierre Sauvage
    2. Fraser Stoddart
    3. Ben Feringa
    4. All of the above
    5. None of these 
  8. Find the correct statement about Nobel Prizes ? 
      • A. The Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, and Physiology or Medicine were first awarded in 1901. 
      • B. The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was established by Sweden's central bank in 1968 and first awarded in 1969. 
      • C. First woman to receive a Nobel Prize was Marie Curie, who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903. She was also the first person (male or female) to be awarded two Nobel Prizes, the second award being the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, given in 1911. 
      • D.Ragnar Frisch (Norway Economist) and Jan Tinbergen (Dutch Economist) were first recipients of Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1969.
    1. only A & B
    1. only B & C
    2. only C & D
    3. All A, B, C & D
    4. None of these 
  9. The world's oldest central bank ?
    1. Bank of England
    2. Federal Reserve System
    3. Sveriges Riksbank
    4. People's Bank of China
    5. Reserve Bank of India 
  10. Which country uses Bolivar as its currency?
    1. Kenya
    2. Thailand
    3. Malaysia
    4. Venezuela
    5. Turkey
  11. The largest city in South Africa ?
    1. Johannesburg
    2. Pretoria
    3. Cape Town
    4. Bloemfontein
    5. None 
  12. Find the correct statement ? 
      • A. 7th BRICS summit (8-9 July 2017) was held in Ufa, Russia. 
      • B. 8th BRICS summit (15-16 October 2016) will be held in Panaji, Goa, India. 
      • C. 15th SCO summit (9-10 July 2015) was held in Ufa, Russia. 
      • D. 16th SCO summit (23-24 June 2016) was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
    1. only A & B
    2. only B & C 
    3. onlyC&D
    4. All A, B, C & D
    5. None 
  13. Name the legislature (Parliament) of Bangladesh ?
    1. Jatiyo Sangsad
    2. Majlis-e-Shoora
    3. Knesset
    4. National People's Congress
    5. Majlis 
  14. Who among the following is NOT a Prime Minister of a country?
    1. Li Keqiang
    2. Pushpa Kamal Dahal
    3. Tshering Tobgay
    4. Ranil Wickremesinghe
    5. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck 
  15. Who among the following is NOT a President of a country?
    1. Ashraf Ghani
    2. Joko Widodo
    3. Hassan Rouhani
    4. Muhammadu Buhari
    5. Sheikh Hasina 

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