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Current Affairs January 2016 Questions And Answers, Latest News & Updates

Current Affairs January

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Current Affairs January

Current Affairs January 2016


  • Lok Sabha passed bill to begin BIS as National Standards Body
  • Union Government agreed setting up of 6 new IITs
  • Union Government commenced Accessible India Campaign for differently-abled
  • Union Cabinet permitted rehabilitation package for Bangladesh enclaves


  • China’s first electricity-powered aircraft RX1E permitted for production
  • Union Cabinet permitted signing of MoU between India and Iran on visa facilitation
  • Transformative Carbon Asset Facility initiated to boost large scale climate action
  • Brazil entered greatest recession since 1930s


  • November 2015 Edition of FIFA World Rankings broadcasted; Belgium topped the list
  • India’s Thakur Anoop Singh won gold medal in World Bodybuilding and Physique Championships
  • Australia defeated Belgium to win Hockey World League Final
  • Russia, WADA approved on roadmap to reform Russian Anti-Doping Agency


  • China’s Tianhe-2 maintained its place as World’s most powerful Supercomputer
  • Japan conducted its first dedicated commercial satellite launch
  • WHO commence World Antibiotic Awareness Week with the theme Antibiotics: handle with care
  • Union Cabinet permitted introduction of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2015 in Parliament

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  • Indian economy develop by 7.4% in Q2 of FY 2015-16: CSO
  • RBI granted in-principle approval to NPCI to function as the central unit for Bharat Bill Payment Systems
  • RBI announced revised Priority Sector Lending norms for Regional Rural Banks
  • NTC signed Integrity Pact with Transparency International India

Environment and Ecology

  • MoEF released Draft Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2015
  • Bill Gates led Breakthrough Energy Coalition produced to reduce demand for fossil fuels
  • India’s forest and tree cover increased by 5081 sq km: India State of Forest Report 2015
  • Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation announced

Highlights of Latest News & Updates

  • Union Government approved 3120 crore Rs. investment for infra boost in 102 AMRUT cities
  • Ministry of Railways signed AOT Agreements with SAIL-RITES Bengal Wagon Industry Pvt Ltd
  • Canada sends first consignment of Uranium to India
  • 7th Central Pay Commission submitted its report; recommended 23.55% hike
  • Indo-Russia bilateral naval exercise Indra Navy-15 began in Visakhapatanam
  • Rank of India in the Global Innovation Index 2015 released recently by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

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Current Affairs Questions And Answers

1. 90-90-90 is a treatment programme associated with which of the following diseases?

a)    Swine flu

b)    Ebola

c)    Malaria

d)    AIDS

Answer-) d

2. In which state is the Medaram Jatra, a biennal festival, held? (Deemed the second largest congregation, only after Kumbh Mela)?

a)    Karnataka

b)    Telangana

c)    Maharashtra

d)    Gujarat

Answer-) b

3. Hornbill Festival is an annual event held in the state of –

a)    Mizoram

b)    Manipur

c)    Nagaland

d)    Tripura

Answer-) c

4. As per the latest notification by Railways, which category of passengers will be charged full fare if they opt for reserved berth during train journey?

a)    Children between 5 and 12 years

b)    Children below 5 years

c)    Senior Citizens

d)    Sports persons

Answer-) a

5. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the President of which country?

a)    Syria

b)    Greece

c)    Italy

d)    Turkey

Answer-) d

6. Dhirio is a banned bull fighting sport of which state?

a)    Telangana

b)    Goa

c)    Tamil Nadu

d)    Punjab

Answer-) b

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7.  As per the data released in December 2015, which country was the top source of FDI into India between April and September 2015?

a)      Singapore

b)      Mauritius

c)       Netherlands

d)      Germany

Answer-) a

8. From which country India received highest amount of FDI between 2000 and 2015?

a)      Singapore

b)      Netherlands

c)       Mauritius

d)      Germany

Answer-) c

9 .Identify the Indian boxer. She won bronze medal on 6 December 2015 at the International Boxing Association Olympic Test event?

a)      Sarita Devi

b)      Mary Kom

c)       Aruna Mishra

d)      Sarjubala Devi

Answer-) b

10. In which country the International Boxing Association Olympic Test event was held in the first week of December 2015?

a)      Germany

b)      Japan

c)       Canada

d)      Brazil

Answer-) d

11. Name the trophy that was won by India on 7 December 2015 by defeating South Africa 3-0.

a)      Freedom Trophy

b)      Rose Bowl Trophy

c)       Border-Gavaskar Trophy

d)      Trans-Tasman Trophy

Answer-) a

12. India on 4 December 2015 received its first uranium consignment of about 2730 tonnes from

a)      Australia

b)      France

c)       Canada

d)      United States

Answer-) c

13. Who on 6 December 2015 emerged victorious in the 2014–15 Men’s International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey World League Final?

a)      India

b)      Australia

c)       Belgium

d)      Netherlands

Answer-) b

14. Tata Trusts on 6 December 2015 partnered with which non-profit educational organization to enable free online education for the Indian market?

a)      Teach for India

b)      GlobalGiving

c)       Mindtree Limited

d)      Khan Academy

Answer-) d

15.    Who on 6 December 2015 won the 2015 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament which was held in Malang, East Java, Indonesia?

a)      PV Sindhu

b)      A Rovita

c)       Tommy Sugiarto

d)      Srikanth Kidambi

Answer-) C

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One Response to "Current Affairs January 2016 Questions And Answers, Latest News & Updates"

  1. manit

    very nice

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