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Latest Headlines of Current Affairs:

  • Tathagata Roy sworn-in as acting Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
  • Winners of 2016 Wimbledon Championships of Tennis
  • Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 British Grand Prix of F1
  • Security forces cannot use excessive force in AFSPA areas: Supreme Court
  • Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away
  • DRDO inks MoA with IITs for Centre for Propulsion Technology
  • Captain Radhika Menon: First woman to receive Exceptional Bravery award at Sea
  • Union Government constitutes cyber cell to check online abuse and harassment of women
  • IUCN declares Bornean orangutan critically endangered
  • Nimi Sunilkumar wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award
  • Kerala Government imposes 14.5 per cent fat tax on Junk Food
  • Union Government launches KVK portal for monitoring of farm centres
  • India sets up apparel training centre in Kaduna, Nigeria
  • India, South Africa sign MoUs in four areas of co-operation
  • BRICS drug control meeting begins in New Delhi
  • India-Mozambique ink three agreements
  • Astronomers discover HD 131399Ab, planet with three suns
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin gives assent to Big Brother law
  • South African writer Lidudumalingani wins 2016 Caine Prize
  • Noted Music director Omi passes away
  • Namami Gange projects for cleaning river Ganga launched
  • World famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath begins
  • Union Government constitute Shankar Acharya Committee to examine desirability and feasibility of new financial year
  • Cabinet Reshuffle: Cabinet Ministers and MoS portfolios
  • India ranks 91st in 2016 Networked Readiness Index
  • China inducts largest homegrown Y-20 military transport plane

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Latest GK Questions with Answers:

Q.1. Who is the author of the book “MS: A life in Music”?

[A] U. R. Ananthamurthy

[B] T.J.S. George

[C] Elena Ferrante

[D] Perumal Murugan

Answer: T.J.S. George

Q.2. The Kawal Tiger Reserve (KTR) is located in which state of India?

[A] Assam

[B] Kerala

[C] Telengana

[D] Chhattisgarh

Answer: Telengana

Q.3. What is the India’s rank in the World Bank’s 2016 Logistics Performance Index (LPI)?

[A] 55th

[B] 78th

[C] 35th

[D] 19th

Answer: 35th

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Q.4. Om Prakash Sonik, who passed away recently, was a famous personality of which field?

[A] Journalism

[B] Film Industry

[C] Politics

[D] Science

Answer: Film Industry

Q.5. The 2016 BRICS heads of drug control agencies working group meeting has been hosted by which city of India?

[A] Jaipur

[B] Hyderabad

[C] New Delhi

[D] Mumbai

Answer: New Delhi

Q.6. Which online grievance redressal portal has been launched by Union Railway ministry for railway employees?

[A] Aakalan

[B] Sahyog

[C] Nivaran

[D] Sahayata

Answer: Nivaran

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Q.7. The ‘Smart Pulse Survey’ will be conducted by which state government of India?

[A] Andhra Pradesh

[B] Assam

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Punjab

Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Q.8. The Pobitora wildlife sanctuary is located in which state of India?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh

[B] Nagaland

[C] Assam

[D] Manipur

Answer: Assam

Q.9. The book “When Breath Becomes Air” has been authored by whom?

[A] Ruskin Bond

[B] Raj Kotwal

[C] Paul Kalanithi

[D] Zalmay Khalilzad

Answer: Raj KotwalPaul Kalanithi

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Q.10. “INNOPROM 2016” is the largest annual international industrial trade fair of which country?

[A] Russia

[B] Germany

[C] United Kingdom

[D] South Africa

Answer: Russia

Q.11. India has recently set up apparel training centre in which of the following African countries to promote skill development?

[A] Zambia

[B] Nigeria

[C] Morocco

[D] Algeria

Answer: Nigeria

Q.12. Which Indian personality has won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for 2015-16?

[A] Padma Vijay

[B] Nimi Sunilkumar

[C] Nandini Gulati

[D] Marut Sikka

Answer: Nimi Sunilkumar

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Q.13. The National Green Highways Mission (NGHM) has been launched from which city of India?

[A] Lucknow

[B] Kolkata

[C] New Delhi

[D] Chennai

Answer: New Delhi

Q.14. The world’s largest Charkha has been set up in which city of India?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Mumbai

[C] Porbander

[D] Ahmedabad

Answer: New Delhi

Q.15. Which of the following cities is hosting the 2016 Woodpecker Environment and Wildlife Film Festival?

[A] Shimla

[B] Guwahati

[C] Agartala

[D] Bhubaneswar

Answer: Shimla

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Q.16. The 2016 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit has started in which of the following cities?

[A] Geneva

[B] Paris

[C] Warsaw

[D] Berlin

Answer: Warsaw

Q.17. Who has been appointed as the president of the first-ever association for Indian Olympians “Olympians Association of India (OAI)”?

[A] Viren Rasquinha

[B] Shiva Keshavan

[C] Rajyavardhan Rathore

[D] Aneesh Madani

Answer: Shiva Keshavan

Q.18. Which of the following countries will host the 2016 BRICS Urban Forum meeting?

[A] China

[B] Brazil

[C] India

[D] South Africa

Answer: India

Q.19. The world’s first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) ‘Super Fight League’ will be hosted by which country?

[A] India

[B] China

[C] Thailand

[D] Indonesia

Answer: India

Q.20. Who has won the 2016 Formula One Austrian Grand Prix?

[A] Lewis Hamilton

[B] Daniel Ricardo

[C] Felipe Massa

[D] Sebastian Vettel

Answer: Lewis Hamilton

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