Important Current Affairs Questions with Answers May 2016

The country which has won the Uber Cup badminton tournament defeating South Korea in the finals at Kunshan Sports Centre Gymnasium, China (India stood at the third position) China
The indigenously developed fecal incontinence management system, developed by M/s. Consure Medical, New Delhi, launched by the Govt of India is named (Fecal incontinence (FI) is a medical condition marked by inability to control one’s bowel movements) Qora
The mobile application launched by the President Dr. Pranab Mukherjee to turn the President’s Estate into a smart township is named Monitor
The public sector bank which has reported a loss of Rs 5,367 crore for the quarter ending 31 Mar 2016, the highest ever for any Indian bank Punjab National Bank
The tropical cyclone which caused widespread rains in Sri Lanka, India and later in Bangladesh was named Cyclone Roanu
The special electronic grievance redressal system launched by the Income Tax department to fast track taxpayer grievances and ensure early resolution of their complaints is named e-Nivaran
The theme of World Hypertension Day observed on 17 May 2016 Know your numbers
The French astrophysicist known for his discovery of the rings of Neptune who passed away on 16 May 2016 Andre Brahic
The theme of International Day of Families observed on 15 May 2016 Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Future
The former Chairman of ISRO who has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Hall of Fame award by the International Aeronautical Federation Prof. U.R. Rao
India’s oldest living test cricketer who passed away on 16 May 2016 Deepak Shodhan
The South Korean author who has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his book The Vegetarian Han Kang
The winners of Italian Open 2016 tennis tournament Men’s and Women’s singles titles respectively Andy Murray and Serena Williams
The Advanced Air Defence interceptor missile developed by DRDO which was successfully tested on the Abdul Kalam Island located in Odisha is named Ashwin
The Senegalese UN official who has been appointed the first woman Secretary General of FIFA Fatma Samoura
The Indian banker, Executive Vice-chairman and Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank who is the only Indian to be list in the Forbes Most Powerful People in the Financial World Uday Kotak
The former President of the BCCI who has been chosen to be the first independent Chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) Shashank Manohar
The places between which the Uttar Pradesh has decided to develop a 200-km long bicycle highway to encourage eco-tourism Agra and Lion Safari in Etawah
The theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2016 observed on 10 May Stop the illegal killing, taking and trade of migratory birds
The fighter aircraft of British origin which has been decommissioned by the Indian Navy Sea Harrier
The Government of India has released Commemorative Coin of Rs. 100/- and a Circulation Coin of Rs. 10/- as a part of his 475th birth anniversary celebrations of this ruler of Mewar Maharana Pratap
The state which has granted minority status to the Jain community Gujarat
The team which has won the Asian Circle Style Kabaddi Cup 2016 defeating India in the finals held at Wah cantonment in Paksitan Pakistan
The Samarth class off-shore patrol vessel (5th in a series of 6 OPVs) which was launched by Goa Shipyard at Vasco ICGS Shaurya
The Indian author who has won the regional Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2016 for the Asia region for his fiction story ‘Cow and Company’ Parashar Kulkarni
The military training exercise being held by the Indian Army to validate battle readiness and operational effectiveness of the Pivot Formation and Rapid Division in Suratgarh is named Chakravyuh-II
The present Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) Western Naval Command who has been chosen to take over as the next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from the afternoon of May 31, 2016. Vice-Admiral Sunil Lanba
The high-powered committee appointed by the Supreme Court to oversee the functions of Medical Council of India is headed by Former CJI R M Lodha
The first of Scorpene class submarines built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd Mumbai (MDL) which underwent its first sea trials is named Kalvari
The team which has won the Senior National Men’s Hockey Championships defeating Punjab in the finals at Etawah (U.P.) Railways
The place in Uttar Pradesh from which the Prime Minister has launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (a scheme to provide cooking gas connections to five crore below-poverty-line beneficiaries over the next three years) Ballia
The Egyptian squash player who has become the youngest ever women’s squash champion defeating Laura Massaro of the United Kingdom at Naza PSA Women’s World Championship in Kuala Lumpur Nour El Sherbini
The theme of International Labour Day 2016 observed on 01 May 2016 Celebrating the International Labour Movement
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