Current Affairs Quiz for LIC AAO 2016 - Set 7


Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is the 7th set of Current Affairs Quiz for LIC AAO 2016.


1. Telecom regulator TRAI has recently recommended a public private partnership (PPP) model for rolling out government’s ambitious project BharatNet. Which of the following is NOT true about BharatNet?
(A) Setting Up a Broadband Network in Rural India.
(B) The project outlay of BharatNet is 2400 Crore Rupees
(C) Google and Microsoft has partenered with Government of India to speed up the Project.
1) Only A
2) Only B
3) Only C
4) Both A and C
5) Both B and C


2. Who was recently appointed as the Senior Director for the Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group at the World Bank?
1) Asish Goel
2) Saroj Kumar Jha
3) Sanjay Gupta
4) Binod Sharma
5) Ramesh Menon


3. How much money did Union Government recently sanctioned to connect Kolkata with Tripura via Bangladesh through railway?
1) 540 Crore
2) 620 Crore
3) 580 Crore
4) 680 Crore
5) 560 Crore



4. Which of the following companies won the TIME India's inaugural Best in Class for manufacturing award 2016?
1) Mahindra
2) Maruti Suzuki
3) Hero MotorCorp
4) Tata Motors
5) Ashok Leyland



5. World Radio Day is observed on _______.
1) 12th February
2) 10th February
3) 13th February
4) 15th February
5) 11th February


6. Which of the following countries recently became first country in the world to ban supermarket food waste?
1) Brazil
2) France
3) The US
4) Canada
5) Germany



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7. Which Indian state/UT recently became the first state/UT to have a vision document on sustainable development goals?
1) Assam
2) Meghalaya
3) Goa
4) Puducherry
5) West Bengal


8. Which of the following Indian state recently became the first ever state to auction limestone blocks online?
1) Chhattisgarh
2) Jharkhand
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Bihar


9. Biraja Prasad, who recently passed away was the Indian Ambassador to ___________.
1) Kazakhstan
2) Mexico
3) Afghanistan
4) Tajikistan
5) Kyrgyzstan


10. The Reserve Bank of India recently allowed banks to qualify 10% of SLR bonds as Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR). What was the earlier rate?
1) 6%
2) 7%
3) 5%
4) 8%
5) 13%


11. Which of the following company recently acquired US-based HealthPlan Services?
1) Wipro
2) Cognizant
3) CapGemini
4) Tech Mahindra
5) Hinduja Global


12. India recently acquired the status of the Associate Member State European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO). In which of the following country is European Molecular Biology Organization headquartered?
1) France
2) Germany
3) Italy
4) United Kingdom
5) Austria


13. Justice Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela was recently appointed the Chief Justice of which High Court?
1) Allahabad High Court
2) Bombay High Court
3) Tripura High Court
4) Patna High Court
5) Rajasthan High Court


14. Which of the following city was recently labeled as the dirtiest city in India in the Swachh Survekshan?
1) Raipur
2) Patna
3) Ghaziabad
4) Muzaffarpur
5) Dhanbad


15. What was India's rank in 2016 U.S. Chamber International IP Index?
1) 34th
2) 32nd
3) 38th
4) 36th
5) 37th






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