20th May, 2016 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th May, 2016
1. Which company is helping the Rashtrapati Bhavan in digitalizing its existing infrastructure?
[A] TATA
[B] WIPRO
[C] IBM
[D] Dell
[E] Microsoft
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2. Which state has recently decided to give minority status to Jains?
[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Telangana
[D] Andhra Pradesh
[E] Karnataka
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3. The ______________________ has tightened the norms for participatory notes P-notes in order to check misuse of these instruments.
[A] Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
[B] Reserve Bank of India
[C] Government of India
[D] Supreme Court
[E] Finance Ministry
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4. India has signed a protocol to amend the bilateral double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with which country?
[A] Albania
[B] Slovenia
[C] Greece
[D] Croatia
[E] Finland
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5. Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Petrobras company?
[A] Pedro Parente
[B] Aldemir Bendine
[C] Ivan de Souza Monteiro
[D] Getúlio Vargas
[E] Samuel Morales
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6. Name the Indian-American scientist who has been presented with the National Medal of Science for his role in developing novel strategies for manipulating tumors.
[A] Rakesh K Jain
[B] Ajay Gandhi
[C] Anupam Gupta
[D] Bantwal Vaikunta Baliga
[E] Rakesh Banerjee
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7. Union Health Minister J P Nadda has launched ___ Fortnight.
[A] Kayakalp
[B] Shakti
[C] Jirnodhar
[D] Parivartan
[E] Navikaran
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8. Who has won the gold medal in European Taekwondo Championships?
[A] Alfredo M. Aguayo
[B] Werewere-Liking Gnepo
[C] Ichiro Suzuki
[D] György Konrád
[E] Mourad Laachraoui
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9. How many people have been appointed by the United Nations(UN) as special envoys for El Nino and climate?
[A] 3
[B] 2
[C] 5
[D] 7
[E] 4
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10. World Bank has launched a $500 million insurance fund in response to which disease?
[A] Malaria
[B] Dengue
[C] Encephalitis
[D] Tropical ulcer
[E] Ebola
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