Current Affairs Quiz : 24 April 2016

1. Who has nominated 6 eminent members to Rajya Sabha?
a) Prime Minister of India
b) Chief Justice of India
c) Speaker of Rajya Sabha
d) President of India 

2. India signs Paris climate pact along with over __________ nations at UN.
a) 169
b) 170
c) 172
d) 171 

3. Who is appointed as Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)?
a) Bhupendra Kainthola
b) U R Ananthamurthy
c) Girish Karnad
d) Saeed Akhtar Mirza 

4. The U.S. Treasury Department announced that the image of an American abolitionist and anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman will appear on a new series of US $______ bills.
a) 10
b) 50
c) 20
d) 100 

5) According to FDI Intelligence Report, India has replaced _________ as the top Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) destination by attracting $63 billion worth FDI projects in 2015.
a) US
b) China
c) Australia
d) Japan 

6) Which Indian Diplomat has honoured by Cyprus?
a) Amitav Banerji
b) Barakat Ahmad
c) Kannavath Sankaran Nambiar
d) Ausaf Sayeed 

7) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that __________ new LPG distributors will be appointed in the current financial year?
a) 1000
b) 10000
c) 2000
d) 20000 

8) Olympic Games 2016 will held in
a) Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil
b) Pyeongchang, South Korea
c) Tokyo, Japan
d) Beijing, China 

9) Who of the following is not the recipient of the Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademi Samman 2016?
a) Prafulla Kar
b) Aloka Kanungo
c) Uma Dogra 
d) SadasivPradhan 

10) Which acclaimed actor will be honoured with the DadasahebPhalke Award in the Best Actor category (Critics’ Choice) for his performance in Hansal Mehta’s biographical drama, “Aligarh”?
a) Ashish Vidyarthi
b) Manoj Bajpayee
c) Raj Kumar Yadav
d) Dilnaz Irani 

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