Current Affairs MCQ-292

Peter Thomson assumed office as the President of the United Nations General Assembly on September 13, 2016 He is a diplomat from?

(A) Fiji
(B) Spain
(C) Mexico
(D) Finland
(E) USA

Who won the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award for his novel “Family Life”?

(A) Amitav Ghosh
(B) Akhil Sharma
(C) Jhumpa Lahiri
(D) Kiran Desai
(E) Pallavi Aiyar

Which country honored the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon with Order of FriendshipAward recently?

(A) France
(B) Argentina
(C) Russia
(D) Japan
(E) USA

Who has been appointed as a UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador?

(A) Dwayne Johnson
(B) Johnny Depp
(C) Michael Bloomberg
(D) Kenneth Cole
(E) Tom Hanks

Which is the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation?

(A) Sweden
(B) Finland
(C) Ireland
(D) Iceland
(E) Norway

The 57- kilometer Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world’s longest tunnel, was opened recently in?

(A) Australia
(B) Iceland
(C) Switzerland
(D) Netherlands
(E) Denmark

Which of the following groups/organizations conducted its biggest war games in Eastern Europe called “Anaconda” in June 2016?

(A) G7
(B) SCO
(C) G20
(D) NATO
(E) European Union

Shangri-La Dialogue, Asia’s largest Defense Summit, was held in June 2016 in?

(A) Singapore
(B) Beijing
(C) Shanghai
(D) Hong Kong
(E) Hanoi

Who won the best women’s player award in the Eurasian Blitz chess tournament in Kazakhstan recently?

(A) Koneru Humpy
(B) Dronavalli Harika
(C) Hou Yifan
(D) Vijayalakshmi Subbaraman
(E) None of these

Which country topped the 2016 Global Slavery Index?

(A) India
(B) China
(C) Pakistan
(D) Bangladesh
(E) Uzbekistan

Which Indian-American student won the National Geographic Bee Competition 2016?

(A) Anamika Veeramani
(B) Rishi Nair
(C) Kapil Nathan
(D) Nihar Sai Reddy
(E) Saketh Jonnalagadda

International Day of Rural Women is observed every year on?

(A) May 13
(B) October 15
(C) June 29
(D) July 29
(E) August 15