Current Affairs Questions - 01

1. Renowned Kerala born artist popularly known as 'Mani Da' who passed away recently - K.G. Subramanyan

2. Indian-origins who have been honoured with prestigious 'Great Immigrants: The Pride of America' Award 2016 - Sundar Pichai, Hari Sreenivasan, Vikram Malhotra, Bharati Mukherjee

3. India's rank in the Human Capital Index 2016 released by World Economic Forum - 105 (1st position - Finland)

4. Indigenously built heavyweight anti-submarine torpedo which has been successfully inducted in the Indian Navy - Varunastra

5. Theme of National Statistics Day 2016 (June 29) - Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare

6. The countries recently elected as the non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan

7. Eminent Chess player who was honoured with `Honoris Causa' Doctor of Science degree by Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur - Viswanathan Anand

8. The scheme recently launched by Odisha government to afford education loan at 1% interest to students for pursuing higher studies - Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana