1) British monarch Queen Elizabeth’s which landmark birthday was celebrated across the United Kingdom and other principalities on 21 April 2016?
Ans:- 90th

2) Which region was declared the world’s first region to wipe out malaria by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 20 April 2016?
Ans:- Europe

3) Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Laos?
Ans:- Thongloun Sisoulith

4) Who is re elected as the Prime Minister of Tibetan Government-in-exile?
Ans:- Lobsang Sangay

5) Which country has commemorated the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl on 26 April 2016?
Ans:- Ukraine

6) Who has been sworn as the vice president of South Sudan?
Ans:- Riek Machar

7) The Cabinet of Saudi Arabia kingdom on 25 April 2016 approved a broad-based economic reform plan is called?
Ans:- Vision 2030

8) Who emerged winner in the 2016 Presidential Elections of the Philippines on 9 May 2016 to become country’s 16th President?
Ans:- Rodrigo Digong Duterte


1) Which is the 76 country to ratify the Trade Facilitation Agreement of WTO?
Ans:- India

2) What is the name of the exiled Uighur-Chinese leader wanted by China, whose controversial Indian visa was cancelled by the Union Govt. on technical reasons on 23 April 2016?
Ans:- Dolkun Isa

3) India to Purchase 145 M777 Howitzers from which country?
Ans:- US

4) Which country has agreed to adhere to peaceful negotiations with India to settle the border issue?
Ans:- China

5) Which country has recently signed a MoU with India on Technical Cooperation?
Ans:- Bhutan

6) Recently, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has entered into a colla-oration with which country for the programme ‘Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security’?
Ans:- Germany


1) The union government allotted Rs. 800 crores to clean up polluted lakes in which city?
Ans:- Bengaluru

2) Recently how many highways project terminated by the Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry?
Ans:- 3

3) The Union Government has extended the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme in additional 61 districts across how many States and Union Territories?
Ans:- 11

4) Union Government has banned import of which animal of the following animal for commercial breeding?
Ans:- Dog

5) The Parliament has passed the Industries (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015 that seeks to amend the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act of ?
Ans:- 1951

6) Rajya Sabha has passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to include certain communities in the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) from how many states?
Ans:- 4

7) What is the initial amount of Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh?
Ans:- 1 lakh crore


1) The Indian Army’s battle exercise ‘Shatrujeet’ was conducted in which district of India?
Ans:- Bikaner

2) Recently which temple has allowed for women’s?
Ans:- Trimbakeshwar Temple

3) Where the Simhastha Kumbh Mela 2016 has started?
Ans:- Ujjain

4) 125th anniversary of which historic war of Manipur was observed on 23 April 2016 with the President Pranab Mukherjee taking part in an event associated with this war?
Ans:- Khongjom War

5) Which state government has notified Affordable Plotted Housing Policy 2016?
Ans:- Haryana

6) “Operation Milan” has been launched by which state police department of India to recover abducted youths?
Ans:- Uttar Pradesh

7) “Operation Sulaimani” has been launched in which district of Kerala to eradicate poverty?
Ans:- Kozhikode


1) The 2016 Islamic Summit Conference has been concluded in which country?
Ans:- Turkey


1) Who won the lifetime achievement award at the Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards 2016?
Ans:- Jeetendra

2) Who has been honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation Award 2016 in the best actor category?
Ans:- Manoj Bajpayee

3) Which award has the first time added to Prime Minister Awards?
Ans:- Excellence in Public Administration

4) Who has been honoured with the 2016 Red InkLife Time Achievement Award for journalism?
Ans:- T.N.Ninan

5) Which country’s bank note has won the 2015 IBNS Bank Note of the Year Award?
Ans:- New Zealand’s $5 polymer note


1) Which Indian umpire has been recently promoted as umpire for International Hockey Federation (FIH)?
Ans:- Durga Thakur

2) Which scheme has replaced by Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan ?
Ans:- Khelo India

3) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced a new annual global home and away league ,to be launched in ?
Ans:- 2019

4) Which Indian footballer has recently won the FPAI Indian Player of the Year award?
Ans:- Jeje Lalpekhlua

5) The 2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships will be hosted in which city of India?
Ans:- Jaipur

6) Who has won India’s first ever individual skeet medal at the 2016 ISSF World Cup?
Ans:- Mairaj Ahmed Khan


1) Which four International organisation have joined hands to form the Platform for collaboration in Tax Matters ?
Ans:- UN, IMF, World Bank and OECD

2) RBI has issued a master direction on the merger of which banks?
Ans:- Private Sector Banks

3) Which is the new name given to Department of Disinvestment?

4) Which Union Ministry has launched the twitterSeva for Start-Ups?
Ans:- Union Commerce&Industry Ministry

5) Which airline renewed the seven years agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC)?
Ans:- Emirates Airline

6) Which of the following has become the first private sector bank to open dedicated branch for startups?
Ans:- RBL Bank


1) A satellite to monitor execution of development projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is set to launch in June 2018 – what is it called?
Ans:- PRSS-1

2) Which country has unveiled S-300 missile system parts at army parade?
Ans:- Iran

3) Indian American scientist Dr. Sunil Hingorani has engineered a type of immune cells to break pancreatic cancer. What are these called?
Ans:- T- Cells

4) Scientists have developed a new system to identify people using their brain waves. What is it called?
Ans:- Brainprint

5) Which country has developed world’s first graphene electronic paper?
Ans:- China



1) Who has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to Mongolia?
Ans:- T. Suresh Babu

2) Who has been named as the goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?
Ans:- Salman Khan

3) Who has been appointed as the General (DG) of Railways Protection Force (RPF)?
Ans:- Surender Kumar Bhagat

4) Who has been appointed as the new captain of New Zealand Cricket team?
Ans:- Kane Williamson

5) Who was elected as the first-ever Muslim Mayor of London on 6 May 2016?
Ans:- Sadiq Khan

6) Who has been appointed as the chief of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)?
Ans:- Kumar Rajesh Chandra


1) Who has resigned from the post of head of Tata Steel sports department?
Ans:- Charles Borromeo

2) Which chancellor announced his/her resignation on 9 May 2016 ?
Ans:- Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann


1) Name the Former WWE women’s champion who died recently?
Ans:- Chyna

2) Name the chinese human rights activist who died 26 April 2016 ?
Ans:- Harry Wu


1) President Pranab Mukhrejee country on 28-29 April 2016?
Ans:- Papua New Guinea


1) Who topped the prestigious Civil Services Exam 2015, the final results of which were declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 10 May 2016?
Ans:- Tina Dabi

2) Who is the world’s oldest-serving royal Who is also the longest-serving British royal?
Ans:- Queen Elizabeth II


1) A 300-year-old gurdwara was reopened after 73 years. This is located in which country?
Ans:- Pakistan

2) Recently fire destroyed National Museum is located in which city?
Ans:- New Delhi

3) What is the rank of Delhi in the report noisiest City of India released by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)?
Ans:- 4

4) Indian Navy has inaugurated a naval detachment at which place?
Ans:- Lakshadweep Androth Island

5) Where was unveiled the six meter statue of former South African president Nelson Mandela?
Ans:- Palestine


1) What is the full form of AGOC ?
Ans:- Asian Games Organization Committee

2) What is the CBSE?
Ans:- Central Board of Secondary Education

3) What is the full form of CISF ?
Ans:- Central Industrial Security Force


1) Who is the author of the book “The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler”?
Ans:- James Cross Giblin

2) Who is the author of the book “Hindutva or Hind Swaraj”?
Ans:- U.R. Ananthamurthy

3) Who is the author of ‘The making of India: The untold story of British Enterprises’?
Ans:- Kartar Lalvani


1) Which committee has recently submitted report on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2015?
Ans:- Bhupender Yadav committee

2) Which committee has recommended Yoga education programmes for implementation in universities?
Ans:- H R Nagendra Committee

3) Which committee has been constituted to frame policy for app-based taxi aggregators and other transport operators?
Ans:- Sanjay Mitra committee


1) International Nurses day was observed on —?
Ans:- May 12

2) International Family Day was observed on —?
Ans:- May 15

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