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Monday, May 9, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 May (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2016 May 
(Chapter-02)


21.Who is the author of the book “The Great Swindle”?
Pierre Lemaitre

22.What is the name of Shashi Kapoor’s Biography that released recently-
‘Shashi Kapoor – the Householder, the Star’

23.India has secured _______ position in the 2016 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index.
7.5 per cent

24.Which Mobile Wallet Company has partnered with Wipro for the implementation of technology solutions for the former’s proposed payment bank?
Paytm

25.Union Government has announced that currently ___ Indian satellites are operational in the space.
34

26.Which court upheld cow slaughter ban in Maharashtra and decriminalized the beef possession on 6 May 2016?
Bombay High Court

27.The 2016 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) prize in e-Agriculture category has been won by which state of India?
Andhra Pradesh

28.Which bank signs MoU with BRICS’s New Development Bank
ICICI Bank

29.The meeting of South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC) began in which Indian city on 9 May 2016?
New Delhi

30.Which football club has won the 2016 English Premier League (EPL)?
Leicester City

31.Indian boxer who recorded his 5th consecutive victory in Professional Boxing?
Vijender Singh

32.Name the leader who was re-elected as Prime Minister of Ireland on 6 May 2016.
Enda Kenny

33.Who is the newly appointed chairperson of National Statistical Commission (NSC)?
Radha Binod Barman

34.2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia Region won by
Parashar Kulkarni

35.Who has been appointed as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change?
Espinosa Cantellano

36.Who won Russian Grand Prix 2016?
Nico Rosberg

37.Name the first Muslim Mayor of London who assumed the office on 9 May 2016.
Sadiq Khan

38.NASSCOM inks MoU with whom to develop a product design initiative 
Facebook

39.Who Launched Portal for Contract Labour Payment Management System?
Shri Piyush Goyal

40. From which country Reliance Power has received approval for the first phase of a 3,000 MW Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-based power plant?

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