Current Affairs Quiz for 16 February 2016

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1. Who won as 2016 St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy in St. Petersburg, Russia ?
     (a) Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis
     (b) Serena Williams & Venus Williams
     (c) Sabine Lisicki & Elena Dementieva
     (d) Flavia Pennetta & Marion Bartoli
     (e) None of these

2. A Film on conservation efforts by ___________ won as Golden Beaver Best Film  Award.
    (a) Rajasthan villagers
    (b) Maharashtra villagers
    (c) Bihar villagers
    (d) Nagaland villagers
    (e) None of these

3. Govt approved over of _____________ aid to seven drought-hit states.
    (a) Rs 1,050 crore
    (b) Rs 4,087 crore
    (c) Rs 8,975 crore
    (d) Rs 6,575 crore
    (e) None of these

4. Who has been nominated for this year’s Kendriya Sahitya Academy Puraskar ?
     (a) Vinayaka Krishna Gokak
     (b) Shankara Baaladeekshita Joshi
     (c) H.S. Shivaprakash
     (d) Shakuntala Baliarsingh
     (e) None of these

5. ___________ has emerged as the cleanest city for 2nd time in row.
    (a) Mysore
    (b) Delhi
    (c) Pune
    (d) Hyderabad
    (e) None of these

 6. India GDP likely to clock ___________ growth in 2016.
    (a) 4.5%
    (b) 6.7%
    (c) 7.8%
    (d) 1.9%
    (e) None of these

 7. 1st Mega Food Park of ________________ inaugurated at Panwa village.
    (a) Uttrakhand
    (b) Maharashtra  
    (c) Gujarat
    (d) Madhya Pradesh 
    (e) None of these 

 8. What is the full form of  SPDF ?
     (a) Space Physics Data Facility
     (b) Seychelles People’s Defence Forces
     (c) Sharp Principal Diffuse Fundamental
     (d) Special Park Districts Forum
     (e) None of these

9. LAMITYE 2016 joint military exercise began on ______________.
    (a) 15 February 2016
    (b) 23 December 2001
    (c) 6 April 1998
    (d) 10 May 2012
    (e) None of these

10. Who won as 69th BAFTA awarded "The Revenant” with the best film prize for Leading Actor ?
       (a) George Miller’s
       (b) Ex-Machina
       (c) Alejandro G. Inarritu’s
       (d) Leonardo DiCaprio
       (e) None of these


1. Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis
2. Nagaland villagers
3. Rs 4,087 crore
4. Shakuntala Baliarsingh
5. Mysore
6. 7.8%
7. Madhya Pradesh
8. Seychelles People’s Defence Forces
9. 15 February 2016
10. Leonardo DiCaprio

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