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1 . What is the the Official slogan for Rio Olympics 2016 ?

a) Play for heart

b) Do well go well

c) A new world

d) Non of these



Ans : (C)

Description : The Rio 2016 organising committee revealed the official slogan for the first Olympic and Paralympic Games in South America – “A new world” – while also unveiling the medals, 52 days from the start of the quadrennial extravaganza. Along with the Olympic torch, the medals and the mascots, the slogan plays a major part in creating the unique identity of each Olympic Games.

2 . Kolkata-Ashuganj-Tripura transit facility has become operational between which two countries?

a) India & China

b) India & Myanmar

c) India & Bangladesh

d) India & Maldives



Ans : (C)

Description : India-Bangladesh transit facility under the revised Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol became operational between Kolkata-Ashuganj-Tripura on 16 June 2016. The transit facility was signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Dhaka in June 2015 to boost trade and facilitate seamless movement of goods in the Bangladesh region.

3 . Who has been elected as Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce ?

a) Ratan Tata

b) Anil Ambani

c) Sunil Mittal

d) Anup Zolta



Ans : (C)

Description : The founder chairman of Bharti Enterprises Sunil Mittal was on 15 June 2016 elected as the chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The voting for the election of chairman was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With this, he became the 51st chairman of the ICC and the third Indian business leader to be elected as the chief of the ICC in its near 100-year history.

4 . Government has approved which two circuits under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of the Union Ministry of Tourism ?

a) Ramayana and Krishna

b) Dwarka and Nageshwar

c) Kadapa and Tirupati

d) Non of these



Ans : (A)

Description : The Union Government has approved Ramayana and Krishna Circuits under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of the Union Ministry of Tourism. These two tourism circuits were approved in the first meeting of National Committee on Ramayan Circuit and National Committee on Krishna Circuit chaired by Union Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.

5 . Manimala Devi , who passed away recently was a famous _______ actress.

a) Marathi

b) Bengali

c) Tamil

d) Odia



Ans : (D)

Description : Manimala Devi, veteran Odia actress, passed away on 16 June 2016 following a prolonged illness at Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She was 86. Manimala ruled the Odia film industry in the 1960s as lead actress with her influential performances in various films.

6 . Which country has launched the most powerful nuclear icebreaker ?

a) USA

b) China

c) South Korea

d) Russia



Ans : (D)

Description : Russia on 16 June 2016 launched the new Project 22220 nuclear icebreaker dubbed ‘Arktika’. It was launched from the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg – the second largest city of Russia. Project 22220 is the world’s largest and most powerful vessel of its kind and it has been built at the Baltic Shipyard of the United Shipbuilding Corporation of Russia.

7 . Which state government has decided to use plastic waste, along with tar to build road ?

a) Odisha

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Maharashtra

d) Punjab



Ans : (C)

Description : The Government of Maharashtra on 15 June 2016 decided to use plastic waste, along with tar, to build roads. The decision is aimed at improving the durability and longevity of asphalt roads and reducing soil pollution caused by plastic.
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