Current Affairs MCQ – 1

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Current Affairs – Set 1

1-Name the flight that vanished in mid-air in March’14
a-SG 101
b-AW 678
c-MH 370
d-EQ 202

2-New coach of the National Men’s Hockey Team of India in 2015
a-Paul Van Ass
b-Sandeep Sanwan
c-Michael Nobbs
d-Terry Walsh

3-Name the 29th state of India
a-Gorkhaland
b-Telengana
c-Bodhi
d-Varsha

4-Capital of Jammu & Kashmir during the winters
a-Srinagar
b-Jammu
c-Ladakh
d-Leh

5-India’s first monorail service was flagged off in
a-Mumbai
b-Kolkata
c-Delhi
d-Bangalore

6-RBI can print currency notes upto Rs.
a-1,000/-
b-5,000/-
c-10,000/-
d-20,000/-

7-RBI has discontinued circulation of currency notes issued before
a-2004
b-2002
c-2010
d-2005

8-The African state which is not part of African Union
a-Chad
b-Morocco
c-Burundi
d-Algeria

9-Epicentre of the Nepal Earthquake in April 2015
a-Kathmandu
b-Chitwan
c-Pokhra
d-Nagarkot

10-Who won the British Elections for the second term
a-David Cameron
b-Nick Heggi
c-Ed Miliband
d-Cliff Smith

11-Fastest cricketer to reach 20 centuries in ODIs
a-Virat Kohli
b-Hashim Amla
c-Pawan Negi
d-Brendon McCullum

12-Venue of 2016 Olympic Games
a-Qatar
b-England
c-Brazil
d-India

13-Venue of 2018 FIFA World Cup
a-China
b-Australia
c-Russia
d-Brazil

14-Name the leader of ISIS
a-Salim
b-Osama Bin Laden
c-Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
d-Mustafa al-Qaduli

15-Operation _____ wherein 4,000 Indians were evacuated from Yemen
a-Bachaav
b-Raksha
c-Seva
d-Raahat

16-Call to Action for TB free India aims to eradicate Tuberculosis for how many years
a-2
b-4
c-5
d-6

17-Infosys Co-founder Narayan Murthy’s son-in-law was elected as MP in British Elections. Name him.
a-Rishi Sunak
b-Priti Patel
c-Alok Sharma
d-Shailesh Vara

18-The journalists of which French Magazine were shot at in Paris
a-Daily Herald
b-England Times
c-Charlie Hebdo
d-Time

19-Latest entrant to the WTO
a-Tunisia
b-Vatican
c-Seychelles
d-Cambodia

20-Who was crowned Prince of Saudi Arabia in 2015
a-Muhammed bin Nayef
b-Salman bin Abdulaziz
c-Khalid al-Falih
d-Mohammad bin Salman

21-Name the Volcano that erupted in Chile in April 2015
a-Calbuco
b-Villarrica
c-Llaima
d-Lascar

22-Who was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17
a-Anna Politkovskaya
b-Sakahrov
c-Malala Yousafzai
d-Kailash Satyarthi

23-The World’s oldest person passed away in April 2015 at the age of
a-116
b-115
c-117
d-120

24-Who won the 2015 Cricket World Cup
a-Australia
b-India
c-South Africa
d-Pakistan

25-When is Mother’s Day celebrated
a-8th March
b-30th April
c-8th May
d-14th November

26-Name the first solar-powered aircraft to take flight
a-Solar Impulse 2
b-SolarSense
c-SunSpeed
d-Solar Pulse

27-Which ancient city of Iraq was destroyed by ISIS
a-Mosul
b-Hatra
c-Nimrud
d-Tehran

28-Name of Microsoft’s new cloud-based learning platform
a-Edu-cloud
b-Edu-comp
c-Educare
d-SoftEdu

29-Who is the chairman of IPL?
a-Lalit Modi
b-Sundar Raman
c-Sharad Pawar
d-Ranjib Biswal

30-Who is the only person to win a nobel prize and an Oscar
a-Martina Hingis
b-George Bernard Shaw
c-Mother Teresa
d-Clint Eastwood

31-For how many years was Actor Salman Khan sentenced to jail for the 2002 hit-and-run case?
a-25
b-10
c-5
d-12

32-Who or what is conferred with the word “NaMo”?
a-National Modification
b-Narendra Modi
c-National Monarch
d-Natalie Moore

33-Which airport was adjudged the best airport in the World?
a-Kuala Lumpur International Airport
b-Dubai International Airport
c-Indira Gandhi International Airport
d-Heathrow Airport

34-What is the full form of WWF?
a-World Wrestling Federation
b-World Wide Fund
c-World Wide Fund for Nature
d-World Wrestling Fun

35-Who is the youngest elected MP in British Elections?
a-Rishi Sunak
b-Cara Black
c-Douglas Alexander
d-Mhairi Black

36-Name India’s most lethal missile
a-BrahMos
b-Kadambiri
c-Rohini
d-Kshati

37-Who won the Women’s Singles Title in Wimbledon’14
a-Maria Sharapova
b-Anna Ivanovich
c-Li Na
d-Petra Kvitova

38-Which team won the Big Bash’14?
a-Perth Scorchers
b-Adelaide Strikers
c-Hobart Hurricanes
d-Brisbane Heat

39-Which country will host World Twenty20 in 2016?
a-Australia
b-England
c-Netherlands
d-India

40-Name India’s first Wi-Fi enabled city
a-Kolkata
b-Mumbai
c-Delhi
d-Pune

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