Current Affairs - 34, Psc gk Questions,

1. Who has been appointed  as Brabd Ambassador of newly-launched Pleasure Cruise
Answer : Sachin Tendulkar

2. Name of the company has acquired KBACE Technologies (Global Consulting and Technology Service Company)
Answer : Cognizant  

3. Name of the state which has launched Mukhyamanthri Jal Swavalamban Abhiyan Scheme
Answer : Rajasthan

4. Name of the most corrupt countries in the list of Corruption Perceptions Index 2015
Answer : North Korea and Somalia

5. The Central Institute of Buddhist Studies (CIBS) is situated in
Answer : Leh

6. World's Largest Rice Exporter in 2015 (As per the Bangkok based Thai Exporters Association)
Answer : India

2nd = Thailand

3rd =Vietnam

7. The winners of Padma Vibhushan Award 2016
Answer :
a. Rajinikanth

b. Ramoji Rao

c. Sri sri Ravi Shankar

d. Girija Devi

e. Yamini Krishna Murthy

f. Jag Mohan

g. Avinash Dixit

h. Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre

i. Viswanathan Shanta

j. Dhiru Bhai Ambani

8. The winners of Padma Bhushan Award 2016
Answer :
a. Vinod Rai (kerala)

b. Anupam Kher

c. Ram.V.Sutar

d. Udit Narayan Jha

e. Heisnam Kanhailal

f. N.S.Ramanuja Tatacharya

g. Yarlagadda Lekshmi Prasad

h. Barjinder Singh Hamdard

i. D.Nageshwar Reddy

j. Swami Tejomayananda

k.Ravindra Chandra Bhargava

l. Hafeez Contractor

m. Indu Jain

n. Venkata Rama Rao Alla

o. Indu Jain

p. Saina Nehwal

q. Sania Mirza

r. Swami Dayanand Saraswathi

s. Robert Blackwill

t. Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry

9. The Sports persons who have been selected for the padma Bhushan Award 2016
Answer : Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal

10. The Sports person who has been selected for the Padma Shri Award 2016
Answer : Deepika Kumari

11. Name of the State Government has launched a dedicated helpline for Journalists to help and assist the media persons
Answer : Uttar Pradesh

Helpline No = 1880

The Helpline Number was managed by
The State Information and Public Relation Department

12. Union Government has signed 80 million US dollar loan agreement with ADB for the infrastructure development in which two State Capitals of North East India
Answer : Aizwal and Agarthala

13. Winner of 13th Edition of MIFF (Mumbai International Festival for Documentary,Short and Animated Films) V.Shantaram Life Time AchievementAward
Answer : Anand Patwardhan

14. The Brand Ambassador of the 14th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival 2016
Answer : Jackie Shroff  

15. Winner of 14th Edition of MIFF (Mumbai International Festival for Documentary,Short and Animated Films) V.Shantaram Life Time AchievementAward
Answer : Naresh Bedi (Wildlife film maker)

16. MIFF was organised by
Answer : Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

17. Winner of the first edition Smart City Competition
Answer : Bhubaneswar (Odisha)

2nd = Pune (Maharashtra)

3rd = Raipur (Rajasthan)

18. The book "Turbulent years:1980- 1996" was written by
Answer : Pranab Mukherjee

19. The book "Turbulent years:1980- 1996" was released by
Answer : Hamid Ansari

20. Who topped the list of "50 World's wealthiest People" which is released by Wealth-X in collaboration with Business Insider
Answer : Bill Gates

2nd = Amancio Ortega

3rd = Warrant Buffett

21. Name of the Indians is included in the list of "50 World's wealthiest People"
Answer :
Mukesh Ambani (27th position)

Azim Premji (43rd Position)

Dilip Shanghvi (44th Position)                                        
22. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
Answer : Akhilesh Yadav

23. The book "Rusty and the Magic Mountain" is written by
Answer : Ruskin Bond

24. Arindam Sen Gupta was related to which field
Answer : Journalist

25. Ranbir Chopra was related to which field
Answer : Basketball

26. The winner of Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM)
Answer : Ashok Subhedar (Vice Admiral)

27. Republic Day Parade Awards 2016
Answer :
Best marching contingent (In Service Category)
Assam Regiment

Best contingent in Para-Military Forces Category

Tableau Category
West Bengal

28. Founder of Teabox
Answer : Kaushal Dugar

In = 2012

29. The Bharat Parv festival was held at
Answer : Red fort (New Delhi)

Organised = Union Government

30. 150th Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpath Rai was celebrated on
Answer : 28 January 2016
(Commemorative coin of Rs 150 and a circulation coin of Rs 10 were released on 28 January 2016)

31. Data Privacy Day or Data Protection Day
Answer : January 28