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2016 latest current affairs and Gk Questions

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Included  2016 events related gk and current affairs questions 

*last updated on 23/8/2016.
 
2016 Current affairs and Gk Questions for all type of competitive Exams


1.Who is the present Union Railway minister?
    Answer: Suresh Prabhu

2. The venue for 2016 SAARC summit (19th)  ?
    Answer: Islamabad (Pakistan)

3. Venue for 2016 Olympics ?
     Answer: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4. UN Observes 2016 as ________?
     Answer: International Year of Pulses

5.Who won  the 2016 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ( player of the year )?
Answer: Lionel Messi

6. Who won 2016 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year ?
Answer: Carli Lloyd (USA)

7 . Who was recently appointed as Chairman of Competition Commission of India?
Answer: Devender Kumar Sikri

8. What is the full form for ASBA that was recently in news ?
Answer: Application Supported by Blocked Amount (Introduced by SEBI for applying to IPO - initial public offers )

*9. Who will be the chief guest at 2016 Republic day parade?
Answer: French President Francois Hollande

*10.Who is the First Lady chief minister in jammu and kashmir?
Answer: Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed

*11. First railway university will be in which state?
Answer: Gujarath( Vadodra )


12. Who is the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog ( National Institution for Transforming India)?
Answer : Arvind Panagariya

13. which is the 29th state of india?
Answer: Telangana

14. Which state moving it's capital to "Amaravati" ?
Answer: Andhra pradesh

15. Which is the First Digital state in India?
Answer: Kerala

*16 First Digital district in India?
Answer: Idukki(Kerala)

*17. Who Won  2016 oscar - best actor award ?
 Answer: Leonardo DiCaprio

*18. Who Won  2016 oscar - best actress award ?
 Answer: brie Larson

*19. Who Won  2016 oscar - best film  ? 
Answer: Spotlight 

*20. Who is the winner of abel prize 2016?

answer: Andrew Wiles( Brittan )

*21. which is the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Venue ?
Answer: India

*23. The eighth BRICS Summit(2016) will be held in which country?
Answer: India(Goa)

*24. 20- twenty world cup 2016 winner?
Answer: West Indies

*25. India's first Semi high speed train?
Answer: Gatimaan running between Delhi and agra


*26.  who is the winner of laureus award -Sportsman of the Year ?
 Answer:Novak Djokovic

*27.  who is the winner of laureus award -Sportswomen of the Year ?
Answer:  Serena Williams

*28. Newly elected assam chief minister?
Answer: Sarbanada Sonowal(BJP)

*29. Newly elected kerala chief minister?
Answer: pinarayi vijayan 

*29. Newly elected Tamilnadu chief minister?
Answer: Jayalalitha 

*30. which state is linked with jat protest?
Answer: Hariyana

*31. French open 2016 women's title Winner?
Answer: Garbine Muguruza  from spain


*32. French open 2016 men's title Winner?
Answer: Novak Djokovic

*33. Recently appointed indian cricket team coach?  
Answer: Anil Kumble  
  
*34.Which  country recently left European Union by  referendum called "Brexit"?
Answer: United kingdom

*35. Which country won 2016 copa america ? 
Answer: chile(Defeated Argentina )


*36. venue for 2016 Euro cup?
Answer: France

*37. 2016 champions trophy winner?
Answer: Australia (beat India in finals)

*38. 2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey championship winners?
Answer: Australia (beat India in finals)

*39. Newly elected prime minister of United Kingdom?
Answer: Theresa may

*40. Wimbledon 2016 men's winner?
Answer: Andy murray

*41.Wimbledon 2016 women's winner?
Answer: Serena Williams

*42. winner of 2016 Euro cup? 
Answer: Portugal(Defeated France in Finals)

*43. Who wrote the book "Aranyer Adhikar"?
Answer: Mahasweta devi(Bengali writer recently passed away.Other important books "Titu Mir , Hajar Churashir Maa")


44*. Who is the recently appointed Governor of Reserve Bank of India  ?
Answer: Urjit Patel

45*.What is the mascot of 2016 Rio Olympics ?
Answer: Vinicius and Tom 


46. Who was the flag bearer for India in the 2016 Rio Olympics ?
Answer:  Abhinav Bindra

47.Indian player who won silver medal in badminton at Rio Olympics 2016  ?
Answer: P V Sindhu

47.Indian player who won bronze medal in wrestling at Rio Olympics 2016  ?
Answer: Sakshi malik



General knowledge questions 2016

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Important Regional (folk) Dances and States in India


Bihu - Assam


* Sattriya - Assam


Ottam Thullal - Kerala


* Kathakali - Kerala


Yakshagana - Karnataka


Bhangra - Punjab


Tamasha - Maharashtra


Koli - Maharashtra


Nautanki - Uttar Pradesh


Garba - Gujarat


Chau dance - Orissa ,Bihar


Cheraw (Bamboo Dance) - Mizoram

 


Kummi - Tamil Nadu

 

Bharatanatyam  -  Tamil Nadu
  

Lahoo Dance - Meghalaya


Kalbelia - Rajasthan ( UNESCO heritage list)




*Koodiyattam-kerala( UNESCO heritage list)
 
Kuchipudi - Andhra pradesh


Kottam -
Andhra pradesh


  
Important GK Questions about Dance


1. Which place did bharatanatyam originate?
Answer: Tamil Nadu


2. Which dance is associated with the personality Rukmini Devi Arundale ?
Answer: Bharatanatyam


3. Which dance is known as the "Ballet of East" ?
Answer: Manipuri


4. Which dance is based on Geethagovindam wrote by Jayadevan ?
Answer: Odissi dance


5. Which place did Kuchipudi dance originate?
Answer: kuchipudi village in Andhra Pradesh


6. Which dance is associated with the personality Siddhendra Yogi ?
Answer: Kuchipudi dance


7. Where did  the dance Kathak originate?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh


* 8. What is the total number of classical dances in India ?
Answer: 8


* 9. Which state has most number of classical dances ?
Answer: Kerala (Kathakali,Mohiniyattam)


* 10. Which dance form was originated in majuli island ?
Answer: Sattriya




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