Important Questions of Current Affairs and GK- 2016 pdf

Important GK and Current Affairs-2016 Questions For Various Exams

1. Who is the next secretary general of UNITED NATIONS (UN)?
Answer→ Antonio Guterres

2. Who is the present Union Railway minister?
Answer→ Suresh Prabhu

3. The venue for 2016 SAARC summit (19th) ?
Answer→ Islamabad (Pakistan)


4. Venue for 2016 Olympics ?
Answer→ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5. UN Observes 2016 as ________?
Answer→ International Year of Pulses

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

7. 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 )

8. Who will be the chief guest at 2016 Republic day parade?
Answer→ French President Francois Hollande

9. Who is the First Lady chief minister in jammu and kashmir?
Answer→ Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed

10. First railway university will be in which state?
Answer→ Gujarath( Vadodra )

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

12. Which is the 29th state of india?
Answer→ Telangana

13. Which state moving it's capital to "Amaravati" ?
Answer→ Andhra Pradesh

14. Which is the First Digital state in India?
Answer→ Kerala

15. First Digital district in India?
Answer→ Idukki(Kerala)

16. Who Won 2016 oscar - best actor award ?
Answer→ Leonardo DiCaprio

17. Who Won 2016 oscar - best actress award ?
Answer→ brie Larson

18. Who Won 2016 oscar - best film ?
Answer→ Spotlight

19. Who is the winner of abel prize 2016?
Answer→ Andrew Wiles( Brittan )

20. Which is the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Venue ?
Answer→ India

21. The eighth BRICS Summit(2016) will be held in which country?
Answer→ India(Goa)


22. India's first Semi high speed train?
Answer→ Gatimaan running between Delhi and agra

23. Newly elected assam chief minister?
Answer→ Sarbanada Sonowal(BJP)

24. Newly elected kerala chief minister?
Answer→ Pinarayi Vijayan

25. Newly elected Tamilnadu chief minister?
Answer→ Panneerselvam

26. Which state is linked with jat protest?
Answer→ Haryana

27. 2016 Jnanpith award winner?
Answer→ Shankha Ghosh (Bengali poet)

28. Who won 2016 miss world ?
Answer→ Stephanie Del Valle(Puerto Rico)

29. Newly elected prime minister of United Kingdom?
Answer→ Theresa may

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

31. Who is the recently appointed Governor of Reserve Bank of India ?
Answer→ Urjit Patel

32. Where is the venue for 2016 G20- summit?
Answer→ Hangzhou, China

33. Where is the venue for Asean summit 2016?
Answer→ Lavos

34. Who wrote the the book " One Indian girl"?
Answer→ Chetan bhagath

35. Who is the new President of Interpol?
Answer→ Meng Hongwei of China

36. Which is the first Pakistani province to pass a bill to prevent forced religious conversions?
Answer→ Sindh

37. Who is the first woman to get the ‘IMO’ Award for Exceptional Bravery’?
Answer→ Radhika Menon from India

38. India became an associate member of
Answer→ CERN

39. Which word is Oxford Dictionaries’ word of 2016?
Answer→ post-truth

40. Who has been named US ambassador to the United Nations?
Answer→ Nikki Haley

41. Craig Reedie has been re-elected as the President of
Answer→ WADA

42. Who is the new Formula One Champion-2016?
Answer→ Nico Rosberg

43. Which Country Became the Champion of Davis Cup-2016?
Answer→ Argentina

44. Who has been appointed as the chairman of CBDT?
Answer→ Sushil Chandra

45. India successfully launched GSAT-18 satellite which is a
Answer→ Communication Satellite

46. Where was the first ‘World Sustainable Development Summit’ Organised?
Answer→ New Delhi

47. What is India’s rank in the 2016 Global Hunger Index?
Answer→ 97th Rank

48. The Indian Navy Commissioned INS Tihayu. This is a
Answer→ Fast Attack Craft

49. Indian coast Guard Commissioned two ‘Fast Patrol Vessels’ named
Answer→ ‘Aryaman’ and ‘Atulya’

50. What is India’s rank in the 2016 Global Gender Gap Index?
Answer→ 87th rank

51. Where was the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup organized?
Answer→ Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

52. Who has been elected the new Secretary-General of the United Nations?
Answer→ Antonio Guterres

53. Which country decided to quite Commonwealth Group?
Answer→ The Maldives

54. Who has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize?
Answer→ Juan Manuel Santos

55. Who are the winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics?
Answer→ Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom

56. Who has been honoured with the Man Booker Prize-2016?
Answer→ Paul Beatty

57. Which is the third African country to quit ICC recently?
Answer→ Gambia

58. What is the name of official mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup?
Answer→ Zabivaka

59. Who emerged the winner of the US Grand Prix (F1 race)-2016?
Answer→ Lewis Hamilton

Important GK Questions on Sports Current Affairs 2016 


60. Australian open 2016 men's title Winner?
Answer→ Novak Djokovic

61. Australian open 2016 women's title Winner?
Answer→ Angelique Kerber from Germany

62. French open 2016 women's title Winner?
Answer→ Garbine Muguruza from spain

63. French open 2016 men's title Winner?
Answer→ Novak Djokovic

64. Wimbledon 2016 men's winner?
Answer→ Andy murray

65. Wimbledon 2016 women's winner?
Answer→ Serena Williams

66. US open 2016 men's winner?
Answer→ Stan Wawrinka (from switzerland)

67. US open 2016 women's winner?
Answer→ Angelique Kerber from Germany

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

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

70. 20- twenty world cup 2016 winner?
Answer→ West Indies

71. Who is the winner of laureus award -Sportsman of the Year ?
Answer→Novak Djokovic

72. Who is the winner of laureus award -Sportswomen of the Year ?
Answer→ Serena Williams

73. Recently appointed Indian cricket team coach?
Answer→ Anil Kumble

74. Which country recently left European Union by referendum called "Brexit"?
Answer→ United kingdom

75. Which country won 2016 copa america ?
Answer→ Chile(Defeated Argentina )

76. Venue for 2016 Euro cup?
Answer→ France

77. 2016 champions trophy winner?
Answer→ Australia (beat India in finals)

78. 2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey championship winners?
Answer→ Australia (beat India in finals)

79. Winner of 2016 Euro cup?
Answer→ Portugal(Defeated France in Finals)

80. Winner of 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup
Answer→ India

81. Where is the venue for 2020 olympics?
Answer→ Tokyo

82. 2016 Rajiv Gandhi khel ratna award winners?
Answer→ Sindhu(badminton), Sakshi malik(wrestling), Dipa Karmakar(gymnastics), Jitu Rai(shooting)

83. Where is the venue for 2018 Asian games ?
Answer→ Indonesia

Questions GK Questions from RIO Olympics 2016 


84. What is the mascot of 2016 Rio Olympics ?
Answer→ Vinicius and Tom

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

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

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

88. The youngest Indian who won Olympic medal ?
Answer : P V Sindhu

89. Which country won highest number of medals in Rio Olympics 2016?
Answer→ United states (Total 121 medals)

Important Questions on Nobel Prize 2016 


90. Who won 2016 nobel prize in medicine ?
Answer→ Yoshinori ohsumi

91. Who is the winner of 2016 Nobel prize in physics ?
Answer→David thouless,Duncane haldane, Michael kosterlitz

92. Who is the winner of 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry ?
Answer→ Fraser Stoddart, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Ben Feringa

93. Who won 2016 Nobel prize in Literature ?
Answer→ Bob Dylan

94. Who is the winner of 2016 Nobel peace prize
Answer→ Juan Manuel Santos(President of Colombia )

95. Who are the winners of 2016 Nobel prize in economics?
Answer→ Oliver Hart & Bengt Holmstrom