Latest Current Affairs Quiz – March 29th 2016.
Persons in News: Current Affairs
1. Who has been conferred with the award ‘France’s Knight of Legion of Honor’?
- Tikka Shatrujit Singh.
2. Who won prestigious award ‘Chameli Devi Jain Award’ presented to the outstanding women media persons in the field of journalism?
- Priyanka Kakodar & Raksha Kumar.
3. Who won the gold medal in Asian Olympic Qualification tournament in wrestling?
- Yogeshwar Dutt.
4. Recently, who has been nominated as chief justice of US Supreme Court by Barack Obama?
- Merrick Garland.
5. Who has been appointed as UN Human Rights Commissioner by UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council)?
- Surya Deva.
6. Which Indian-American has been appointed as the President & CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of ‘Bank of the West’?
- Nandita Bakshi (Bank of the West is the part of French banking giant – PNB Paribas).
7. Who is the newly elected chairman of PNB Paribas, USA?
- Michael Shephard.
8. Who is the Deputy Director of ‘China Administration of Cyber Space’?
- Wang Xiujun.
9. Who is the chief minister of Haryana State?
- Manohar Lal Khattar.
10. Who has been clinched men’s singles title in Swiss Open Badminton Tournament 2016?
- HS Prannoy.
11. Who won the ‘Dhruva Batra Player’ award in Men’s & Women’s category which is presented as part of the Hockey Indian Annual Awards 2016?
- Deepika and PR Sreejesh.
12. Who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of UNDP?
- Michelle Yeoh.
13. Which Indian State leader has been named among world’s 50 Greatest Leaders List released by Fortune Magazine?
- Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi’s Chief Minister).
Expected Questions on 63rd National Film Awards 2016:
14. Which film has won the ‘Best Film’ award in 63rd National Film Awards?
15. Who got selected for the awards of ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Actress’ in National Film Awards 2016?
- Best Actor – ‘Amitabachchan’ for his Pika Movie. Best Actress is Kangana Ranaut for the movie of ‘Tanu weds Manu’.
16. Which film is selected as the best film in children’s films category of 63rd National Films Awards?
17. Who was awarded as the best playback singer in female category of national film awards?
- Monali Thakur.
18. Who has got the best director award in 63rd National Film Awards 2016?
- Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Miscellaneous Questions Based On Daily Current Affairs 2016:
19. In which state the ‘President’s Rule’ has been imposed under article 356 of constitution due to unconditional and unconstitutional situations happened by the present ruling government?
20. Name the new scheme launched by Haryana government for the sake of ‘Differently Abled People’?
- ‘Adapting Homes for the Differently Abled’. (According to this scheme, 6 months pension will be given to these persons in advance to adopt their homes as per their needs).
21. Which Country has launched its first cyber security organization to safeguard its country’s Internet security by providing guidelines to internet companies for better performance and to avoid cyber-crimes?
22. Which state govt. has passed the bill – Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal Land (Transfer of Proprietary Right) Bill, 2016?
23. Which two ministries has signed the memorandum of understanding for remote sensing and GIS Technologies?
- Ministry of Railways and ISRO.
24. Which two countries has signed a MoU for mutual cooperation on regional security and trade issues in both the countries?
- Iran and Pakistan.