1) Who was declared as the winner of Presidential Elections of semi-autonomous region Zanzibar on 21 March 2016?
Ans:- Mahamadou Issoufou

2) New Zealand on 24 March 2016 took which important decision regarding its flag?
Ans:- It decided to retain its national flag

3) Who is the newly elected President of the Central African Republic?
Ans:- Faustin Archange Touadera

4) Molenbeek, the place, which recently gained international attention as the base of numerous Islamic terrorists, is located in which country?
Ans:- Belgium

5) The world’s first mass dengue vaccination programme has been launched by which country?
Ans:- Philippines


1) India to set up Rabindranath Tagore Memorial in which country?
Ans:- Sri Lanka

2) Recently, which country among the SAARC nations, decided to opt out from the execution of famous SAARC satellite project?
Ans:- Pakistan

3) Where will be the first Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) chair established in the Arab world?
Ans:- Egypt

4) Recently, India signed the Kamov helicopter deal, with which country?
Ans:- Russia

5) India’s first International arbitration centre will be established in which city?
Ans:- Mumbai

6) Which two countries signed Mou to provide 150 boats & fishing equipment to Mullaithivu fishermen?
Ans:- India, Sri Lanka


1) Central Administrative Tribunal was established under which amendment?
Ans:- Article 323 A

2) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana on 22 March 2016 from which city?
Ans:- Mumbai

3) Union Agriculture Minister has launched mobile application Pusa Krishi on 21 March 2016.Who is the Agriculture Minister?
Ans:- Radha Mohan Singh

4) Which Central Railway (CR) station of the Indian Railway came to news during for proposal to build India’s first elevated train terminus for long-distance trains here?
Ans:- Thakurli

5) Who has launched Vidyut PRAVAH Mobile App will empower common people to demand 24X7 power?
Ans:- Piyush Goyal

6) Which Union Ministry launched the Startup India portal and mobile app on 31 March 2016?
Ans:- Ministry of Commerce and Industry

7) What is the maximum speed of the India’s first semi high-speed train “Gatimaan Express”?
Ans:- 160 kmph


1) NTPC starts 250 MW unit in which state of India?
Ans:- Bihar

2) Where was the State Fisheries Department has set up first aqua park?
Ans:- Pookode Lake

3) Which village becomes the first open defecation free village in Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh?
Ans:- Vanjangipeta

4) Which state was placed under President’s rule on 27 March 2016 after the pertaining recommendation was made by the Union Cabinet?
Ans:- Uttarakhand

5) Which state government has recently launched a new scheme ‘Adapting Homes for the Differently-abled’?
Ans:- Haryana

6) The ITBP’s weapon and support weapon training centre will be set up in which district of Madhya Pradesh?
Ans:- Damoh


1) Which flower chosen for logo for 8th BRICS summit?
Ans:- Lotus

2) The 4th Nuclear Security Summit 2016 was held in which city?
Ans:- Washington


1) Which company has won the Best Retail Project of the Year – 2015′ at CNBC Awaaz Real Estate Awards held in Mumbai?
Ans:- DLF Mall of India

2) Who has presented 5th National Photography Awards on 21 March 2016?
Ans:- Arun Jaitley

3) Which company has bagged the FICCI Safety Systems Excellence Award?
Ans:- Cairn India

4) Which State won the Krishi Karman Award 2014-15 in the individual Crops category for producing Rice ?
Ans:- Chhattisgarh

5) Haldhar Nag, who was recently honoured with Padma Shri award, is a poet of which language?
Ans:- Kosli


1) Who has won the Australian Grand Prix 2016?
Ans:- Nico Rosberg

2) Who has won the 2016 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton Men’s Singles tournament?
Ans:- HS Prannoy

3) Where was the 9th International Abilympics started on 23 March 2016?
Ans:- France

4) Who has won the 100 metres dash in Street Child games 2016?
Ans:- Hepsiba

5) Apurvi Singh Chandela, who qualified for the 2016 Olympics, is associated with which sport?
Ans:- Shooting

6) The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be hosted by which country?
Ans:- India


1) Which company has received final approval from the USFDA to manufacture and market Naproxen Sodium Tablets USP, 220 mg?
Ans:- Aurobindo

2) Which company has initial public offering (IPO) subscribed 0.21 times on 21 March 2016?
Ans:- Infibeam

3) Interest rate on Public Provident Fund slashed to —— from —?
Ans:- 8.1%,8.7%

4) Who has emerged as the Richest Asian-origin entrepreneurs in Britain?
Ans:- Hinduja brothers

5) The World Health Organization has suspended the approval of tuberculosis drugs from which pharmaceuticals company in India?
Ans:- Svizera Lab

6) Which bank has become the first bank to commence the sale of Indian Gold Coin (IGC) in the domestic market?
Ans:- Indian Overseas Bank


1) Which bird has not been spotted since 2007, according to Indian forest officials in the Nashik region?
Ans:- Great Indian Bustards

2) What is the name of the smallest-ever bacterial genome, development of which was announced by genome trailblazer J. Craig Venter during March 2016?
Ans:- Syn 3.0

3) What is the name of the world’s largest airship-cum-plane ever that was officially unveiled on 21 March 2016 and is ready to make its maiden voyage?
Ans:- Airlander 10

4) What is the name of the tuberculosis (TB) curing miracle drug that was rolled-out in India as part of a special project on 21 March 2016 for treating the cases of drug resistant TB?
Ans:- Bedaquiline

5) The fast patrol vessel (FPV) of the Indian coast Guard, ICGS Arnvesh, was commissioned at which port of India?
Ans:- Visakhapatnam



1) Who has been appointed as the advisor to the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for promotion of khadi within India and globally?
Ans:- Ritu Beri

2) Who has been appointed as the 56th president of International Studies Association?
Ans:- TV Paul

3) Name the AAI member who has been given the additional charge of AAI (Airport Authority of India) chairman?
Ans:- Sudhir Raheja

4) Who is the incumbent Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
Ans:- Christine Lagarde

5) Who has been appointed as the chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Eastern Region for the year 2016-17?
Ans:- T V Narendran


1) Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned as the Prime Minister of which country recently after his name appeared in Panama Papers?
Ans:- Iceland

2) Who has stepped down as CEO of TATA steel Europe?
Ans:- Karl Koehler


1) Name the Hollywood Comedian who passed away on 24 March 2016?
Ans:- Garry Shandling

2) Name of the Dutch soccer legendary who passed away recently?
Ans:- Johan Cruyff

3) Name the Kerala’s famous popular Kadhaprasan gam,Who passed away recently?
Ans:- D.V D Rajappan

4) What is the name of Former Chairman and CEO of Intel who passed away on 21 March 2016?
Ans:- Andrew Grove

5) What is the name of the Former Prime Minister of Denmark who passed away on 20 March 2016?
Ans:- Anker Joergensen

6) Garry Shandling, who died recently, was a legendary writer of which country?
Ans:- United States

7) Name the renowned journalist and writer who died on 30 March 2016?
Ans:- Babu Bharadwaj


1) US president Barack Obama made his historic visit to Cuba after 88 years. Name the capital of Cuba?
Ans:- Havana

2) As a part of Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradha visit to Iran, India has offered to invest, how much worth in Iran in order to enhance their energy ties?
Ans:- $20 billion


1) Which Ace Shooter has set up ventures fund for startup?
Ans:- Abhinav Bindra

2) Twitter, the ‘micro-blogging’ social networking company that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages, completed how many years on 21 March 2016?
Ans:- 10 years

3) Which legendary south Indian singer came to limelight recently for entering the Guinness World Records for recording highest number of songs in several languages?
Ans:- P Susheela


1) Which European capital city was hit by a huge terror attack comprising of three explosions on 22 March resulting in death of at-least 33 persons?
Ans:- Brussels (Belgium)

2) UNESCO has added how many new sites to its network of biosphere natural reserves?
Ans:- 20

3) Researchers have discovered a new species of pale-gold coloured frog in the cloud forests of the high Andes in Colombia . What is name of frog?
Ans:- Pristimantis dorado


1) What is stands for APEC?
Ans:- Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

2) What is the Full form of RDEL?
Ans:- Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd

3) What is stands for NABARD?
Ans:- National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development


1) Who is the author of the novel “That Long Silence”? Shashi Deshpande
Ans:- Brussels (Belgium)

2) Who is the author of the book “Standing Guard-A year in Opposition”?
Ans:- P. Chidambaram


1) Which committee has been set up to suggest ways to tighten security along Indo-Pak border?
Ans:- Madhukar Gupta committee


1) World Heritage Day was observed on ____?
Ans:- April 18

2) World Earth Day was observed on ____?
Ans:- April 22

Responses to “April 2016 Current Affairs Bit Bank”

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