- Who won the Nobel Prize 2016 in Chemistry ? Ans : Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa (For developing molecular machines).
- What is the name of India’s latest communication satellite which was successfully launched from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana ? Ans : GSAT-18.
- The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given approval ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) proposal to buy 11% stake in JSC Vankorneft. JSC Vankorneft is company of which country ? Ans : Russia.
- Who has been appointed as Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) ? Ans : Sushil Chandra.
- India and African Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) have signed an MoU for which segment ? Ans : in the field of rural development.
- Who became the first Indian to be inducted in the Hall of Fame of International Astronautical Federation (IAF) ? Ans : Udupi Ramachandra Rao (Former ISRO Chairman).
- The first edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit 2016 held at which place ? Ans : New Delhi.
- Who is the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare of India ? Ans : Shri Radha Mohan Sing.
- Name the pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC (agricultural produce market committee) mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities. Ans : E-National Agriculture Market (NAM).
- Who is the President of World Bank ? Ans : Dr. Jim Yong Kim.
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