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  • China, Vietnam agreed to properly manage differences over South China Sea
  • World's first driverless bus service launched in French city of Lyon
  • India, 10 South-east Asian countries decided to set up fund for health emergencies in region
  • WHO certifies India free from Yaws, Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
  • World Health Organisation certifies Sri Lanka malaria-free
  • India, Egypt sign agreement in area of Maritime Transport
  • Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Brazilian Senate
  • UNU-EHS releases World Risk Report 2016: India ranked 77th in World Disaster Risk Index
  • World’s first self-driving taxis launched in Singapore
  • Forbes releases Sixth Annual List of The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016
  • New World Wealth Report 2016 released: India stood at 7th position among 10 wealthiest countries
  • China launches World's first Quantum Communication Satellite
  • Pakistan tops in 2016 Malware Infection Index
  • Thailand becomes first Asian country to eliminate mother to child HIV: WHO
  • India ranks 70th on 2015 Good Country Index
  • BRICS bank to issue first Yuan-denominated bonds
  • Gotthard Base Tunnel: World’s longest and deepest rail tunnel inaugurated
  • 31 May: World No-Tobacco Day
  • Barack Obama becomes first US president to visit Hiroshima bomb site
  • China sign two agreements with Sudan to build nuclear reactor
  • World Bank launches Pandemic Emergency Finance Facility
  • US lifts embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam
  • India, Iran and Afghanistan sign historic land transit trade agreement
  • US House of Representatives passes bill for greater defence ties with India
  • Australian researchers develop world’s first Scanning Helium Microscope
  • UN appoints Mary Robinson, Macharia Kamau as special envoys for El Nino, Climate
  • International Current Affairs Tsai Ing-wen sworn-in as first women President of Taiwan
  • First World Conference on Tourism for Development held in Beijing
  • Indian journalist Philip Abraham elected Deputy Mayor in UK
  • China launches Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellite
  • US activates land-based missile defence station in Romania
  • Kenya to close Dadaab, world’s biggest refugee camp
  • India, China and four others courtiers sign pact on tax info sharing
  • Singaporean, Hong Kong terms added to Oxford Dictionary
  • UN launches Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Zika virus response
  • Sadikh Khan elected as first Muslim Mayor of London
  • May 3: World Press Freedom Day
  • ADMM Plus Exercise on Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism begins in Brunei
  • 28 April: World Day for Safety and Health at Work
  • Heart of Asia conference begins in New Delhi
  • 26 April: World Intellectual Property Day

International Current Affairs Quiz

1. Which country weightlifter is being banned to participate in the Rio Olympic by the international weightlifting federation?

[A] Syria
[B] Pakistan
[C] Russia
[D] China
Ans: C

2. Which country hold the two day 3rd india wducation fair with over 35 premier Indian educational institutions including schools, colleges, and technical institutes?

[A] Pakistan
[B] Bhutan
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Nepal
Ans: C

3. Who is appointed as London’s deputy mayor by the London’s first Muslim Mayor Sadiq khan?
[A] Rahesh Kumar

[B] Rahesh Abhimanyu
[C] Rahesh Khanna
[D] Rahesh Agarwal
Ans: D

4. What is the name of world’s largest international biennial maritime exercise started in Pacific Ocean at Hawaii, United States?

Ans: A

5. Which formula one Racer has bagged the famous Austrian Grand Prix Title 2016 held in Red Bill Rings, Austria?

[A] Romian Grosjean
[B] Pascal Wehrlein
[C] Lewis Hamilton
[D] Max Vestereppan
Ans: C

6. Who won the men’s single Wimbledon 2016championships with cash prize of 2 million?

[A] Nicolas Mahut
[B] Pierre Hugues Herbert
[C] Milos Raonic
[D] Andy Murray
Ans: D

7. Who finished with a dominant victory in a British grand prix 2016 to cut teammate Nico Rosberg’s championship lead to one point?

[A] Michael Schumacher
[B] Sebastian Vettel
[C] Max Verstappen
[D] Lewis Hamilton
Ans: D

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8. Which of the following has been named as the official mascot for South Korea’s 2018 Pyeongchang Paralympic Winter Games?

[A] Mukmuk
[B] Bandabi
[C] Lyo and Merly
[D] Tom
Ans: B

9. Which committee has been constituted for financial sector research and recruitment?

[A] Nk Mittal committee
[B] RS Lodha committee
[C] MN Mishra committee
[D] PK Sinha committee
Ans: D

10. Which of the following has been named as the official mascot for South Korea’s 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics?

[A] Bely Mishka
[B] Soohorang
[C] Willie
[D] Vinicius
Ans: B

11. Which of the following Indian-origin women have been named in the Forbes’ 2016 list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women?

[A] Khusbu Gupta and Surubhi Jain
[B] Mamta Kumari and Milki Seth
[C] Neerja Sethi and Jayshree Ullal
[D] Nidhi Arusia and Sangam Singh
Ans: C

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12. Which of the following countries has recently joined the Hague Code of Conduct (HCoC), a global initiative to prevent ballistic missile proliferation?

[A] Palestine
[B] Israel
[C] India
[D] Iran
Ans: C

13. The Asia’s first “Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme” has been launched by which state of India?

[A] Goa
[B] Haryana
[C] Gujarat
[D] Rajasthan
Ans: B

14. According to 2016 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), what is India’s rank globally in terms of ease of doing business in the country?

[A] Second
[B] Third
[C] Fourth
[D] Fifth
Ans: A

15. Who won the French open 2016 in Men’s Single category?

[A] Novak Djokovic
[B] Andy Murray
[C] Tomas Berdych
[D] Rafael Nadal
Ans: A

16. Avtar Singh, who recently qualified for olympics 2016, is related to which of the following?

[A] Judoka
[B] Archery
[C] Cycling
[D] Wrestling
Ans: A

17. Who is the author of the book “The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India”?

[A] Khushwant Singh
[B] Yasmin Khan
[C] Sathya Sothanai
[D] Urvashi Butalia
Ans: D

18. What is the name of the world’s first-ever 3D-printed aircraft ?

[A] Thor
[B] Nibiru
[C] Sedna
[D] Oort
Ans:  A

19. Who has won gold medal in People’s Choice Prize at 2016 World sand art championship?

[A] Nitish Bharti
[B] Manas Kumar Sahoo
[C] Sudarsan Pattnaik
[D] Kseniya Simonova
Ans: C

20. Which state has become the first Indian state to have a State Data Centre (SDC)?

[A] Odisha
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Tripura
[D] Kerala
Ans: B

21. The 2016 FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup will be hosted by which city of India?

[A] Bhopal
[B] Lucknow
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kochi
Ans: B

22. The book “India vs Pakistan: Why Can’t we just be friend” has been penned by whom?

[A] Arjun Subramaniam
[B] Husain Haqqani
[C] Patrick Cockburn
[D] Kishlay Bhattacharjee
Ans: B

23. Which Indian personality has been conferred with the Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour “Amir Amanullah Khan Award”?

[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Mohammad Hamid Ansari
[C] Sushma Swaraj
[D] Pranab Mukherjee
Ans: A

24. Which of the following countries is the host country for 2016 World Environment Day?

[A] Tanzania
[B] Angola
[C] Zambia
[D] Ethiopia
Ans: B

25. Who has won the 2016 French open Women’s Singles tournament?

[A] Victoria Azarenka
[B] Angelique Kerber
[C] Serena Williams
[D] Garbine Muguruza
Ans: D

26. Recently, India signed an agreement with which country to share intelligence data to combat ‘hawala’ transactions and terror financing?

[A] Qatar
[B] Switzerland
[C] Mauritius
[D] Canada
Ans: A

27. Who among the following has been named as ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission’s youth-based wing ‘Swachh Saathi’?

[A] Dia Mirza
[B] Sania Mirza
[C] Saina Nehwal
[D] Priyanka Chopra
Ans:  A

28. India has recently signed how much amount of loan pact with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for irrigation in Odisha?

[A] $100 mn
[B] $120 mn
[C] $150 mn
[D] $210 mn
Ans: B

29. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be hosted by which country?

[A] Iran
[B] United Arab Emirates (UAE)
[C] Oman
[D] Saudi Arabia
Ans: B

30. The first-ever “All India Women Journalists workshop” has been held in which city?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Kanpur
[C] New Delhi
[D] Bhopal
Ans: C

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