Latest Objective Type GK Questions for UPSC 2016

1. Which film has bagged the 2016 Berlin film festival’s Golden Bear award?

[A]Death in Sarajevo



[D]A Separation
Answer : B


2. India’s first ever Gender Park has been inaugurated in which state?





Answer : C


3. The World Day of Social Justice is observed on which date?

[A]February 20

[B]March 12

[C]April 23

[D]June 14

Answer : A


4. Tropical Cyclone Winston has recently hit which country?





Answer : A


5. Which film has won the Remi Award at the 2016 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival?

[A]Kanavu Variyam



[D]Kalla Manna

Answer : A


6. Who is appointed as MD and CEO of Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India (MSEI)?

[A]Vishal Singhal

[B]Udai Kumar

[C]Ashoka Pathak

[D]Saurabh Sarkar

Answer : B


7. Which country’s Parliament has become the first in world to run entirely on solar power?





Answer : D


8. Which city has topped the list in the Mercer’s Quality of Living Ranking 2016?





Answer : B


9. Who has become the first ever lyricist to enter the Guinness Book of World Records?


[B]Javed Akhtar

[C]Sameer Anjaan

[D]Anand Bakshi

Answer : C


10. Paani Foundation has announced to work with which state government to resolve water crisis in the state?





Answer : C


11. The World Radio Day is observed on which date?

[A]February 13

[B]March 15

[C]April 15

[D]July 6

Answer : A


12. ONV Kurup, who died recently, was a famous poet of which language?





Answer : B


13. Who has won the best actor award at the 2016 BAFTA awards?

[A]Matt Damon

[B]Eddie Redmayne

[C]Leonardo DiCaprio

[D]Michael Fassbender

Answer : C


14. Which bank has launched ‘Japan Desk’ to facilitate Japanese corporates investing in India?

[A]State Bank of India

[B]Punjab National Bank

[C]Bank of Baroda

[D]Dena Bank

Answer : A


15. Who has been conferred with the Knight of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest civilian honour?

[A]JJ Valaya

[B]Ritu Kumar

[C]Manish Malhotra

[D]Manish Arora

Answer : D


16. Which e-commerce company has launched ‘Tatkal’ initiative for small and medium businesses?



[C]Ebay India


Answer : A


17. What is the name of the recently launched India’s Cheapest Smartphone?

[A]Bharat 47

[B]Global India 66

[C]Freedom 251

[D]Fighter 4

Answer : C


18. Which state government has signed an agreement with taxi aggregator Uber to create 75,000 jobs across the state?



[C]West Bengal


Answer : B


19. Who is the chairman of the recently created Tax Policy Council (TPC) in India?

[A]Union Finance Minister

[B]Secretary of Department of Financial Services

[C]Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs

[D]Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Answer : A


20. The World Cancer day is observed on which date?

[A]February 4

[B]February 12

[C]March 17

[D]April 9

Answer : A


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