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Rohit Ranjan

Current Affairs Update 18th-19th Sept,2016

Q1. Who is appointed as new UN GOODWILL AMBASSADOR?
A.Anne Hathaway
B.Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
C.Nadia Murad
D.Priyanka Chopra
C.Nadia Murad
Nadia Murad ISIS captive has been named the UN’s new Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking.Nadia Murad is a member of the Yazidi community was kidnapped by ISIS forces when they raided her village.

Q2. The two Indian Cricket Stars conferred with Arjuna Award, one is Ajinkya Rahane and other is
A.MS Dhoni
B.Virat Kohli
C.Rohit Sharma
D.Suresh Raina
C.Rohit Sharma
Sports Minister Vijay Goel conferred Arjuna Awards on cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane at a function in New Delhi. Sharma was given the award for 2015 and Rahane for 2016.

Q3. Which two countries signed MoU to support Fisherman and Farmers?
A.India and Bangladesh
B.India and Sri Lanka
C.Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
D.India and Myanmar
B.India and Sri Lanka
India and Sri Lanka Signed MoU to support livelihood of the fishing and farming communities by providing them equipment worth USD 2 million in the country’s southern Hambantota district.
Q4. Telangana signs MoU to help which state in IT Development:
A.Andhra Pradesh
The Telangana government has been signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Goa government to help the latter in information technology (IT) development.
Q5. Who gets additional charge as Chairman of LIC?
A.S K Roy
B.Usha Sangwan
C.V K Sharma
D.None of Above
C.V K Sharma
Managing director V K Sharma of Public Sector Insurance Company LIC has taken additional charge as chairman. He has replaced S K Roy.

Q6.  Virat Kohli is appointed as a new Brand Ambassador of
A.Punjab National Bank
B.State Bank of India
C.Canara Bank
D.Axis Bank
A.Punjab National Bank
State-owned Punjab National Bank has roped in Indian test skipper Virat Kohli as brand ambassador to improve its image which has taken a hit due to rising bad loans.

Q7. Which Film Star hold the record for “Most Public Appearances made by a Film Star in 12 Hours”
A.Will Smith
B.Abhishek Bachchan
C.Brad Pitt
D.Salman Khan
B.Abhishek Bachchan
Jr Bachchan holds the record for ‘Most Public Appearances made by a Film Star in 12 Hours.’ In fact, he beat Hollywood actor Will Smith who had made three public appearances in 2 hours during the promotions of his film I, Robot in 2004.

Q8. Which city is going to host African Development Bank Meet next year?
A.New Delhi
The African Development Bank Group is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries.

Q9. Naropa Festival is celebrated in
A.Himachal Pradesh
Devotees visit Ladakh to mark 1,000th birth anniversary of Buddhist saint

Q10. The Guided Missile Destroyer Ship which is recently launched in Mumbai is
Indian Navy's most advance guided missile destroyer, christened 'Mormugao', was launched in Mumbai.

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