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GK and Current Affairs MCQs


Welcome to the Fully Solved Current Affairs Section. This Section contains a large number of multiple-choice questions. These are fact-based questions taken from past papers of different organizations like PPSC, FPSC, NTS. OTS, SPSC, BPSC, KPSC, etc. These are very important and repeated Questions. So if you are preparing for an upcoming job test these questions are very important for that. 
gk and current affairs



1.    Which country was at the top of the table in Rio Olympics 2016?
a)      China 
b)      United States
c)      Russia  
d)     Great Britain   
2.    Which country was on the 2nd position of the table in Rio Olympics 2016?
a)      Russia
b)      Great Britain
c)      China
d)     Russia
3.    Which team won the gold medal of football for the men's team?
a)       Spain
b)      Germany
c)       Brazil
d)      Italy
4.    Which team won the gold medal of football for the women's team?
a)       Italy
b)      France
c)       Germany
d)      Spain
5.    Which team won the gold medal of Volleyball for men's team?
a)       Brazil
b)      Great Britain
c)       United States
d)      Italy
6.    Michael Phelps, an American swimmer, won __________ gold medals in Rio Olympics 2016.
a)    4
b)    5
c)    6
d)    7
7.    The Paris agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is to limit global warming well below
a)    1.0 °C
b)    1.5 °C
c)    2.0 °C
d)    2.5 °C

8.    The Paris agreement was opened for signature for one year on
a)    20 April 2016
b)    21 April 2016
c)    22 April 2016
d)    23 April 2016

9.    On 22 April 2016, the Paris Agreement was ratified by _____ member states.
a)    15
b)    16
c)    17
d)    18

10.  The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change deals with
a)    reduction in fossil fuel usage
b)    CO2 emissions mitigation
c)    reduction in Uranium production
d)    greenhouse gases emissions mitigation

11.  The Paris agreement had to enter into force only if _____ countries which produce at least 55% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions ratify the Agreement.
a)    50
b)    55
c)    60
d)    65

12.  As of November 2016, __________ countries have ratified the Paris agreement.
a)    100
b)    115
c)    130
d)    145

13.  The Paris an agreement entered into force on
a)    October 25, 2016
b)    October 28, 2016
c)    November 1, 2016
d)    November 4, 2016

14.  The United States presidential elections were held on
a)    November 5, 2016
b)    November 6, 2016
c)    November 7, 2016
d)    November 8, 2016

15.  The present president of the United States, Barack Obama, belongs to
a)    Democratic Party
b)    Republican Party
c)    Libertarian Party
d)    Green Party

16.  The present-elect Donald Trump was the presidential nominee of the
a)    Democratic Party
b)    Republican Party
c)    Libertarian Party
d)    Green Party

17.  Hillary Clinton was the presidential nominee of the
a)    Democratic Party
b)    Republican Party
c)    Libertarian Party
d)    Green Party

18.   Hillary Clinton has also served as US __________ from 2009 to 2013.
a)            Vice President
b)            Foreign Minister
c)            Secretary of States
d)            Interior Minister

19.  The largest museum in the world is
a)            Vatican Museums
b)            State Hermitage Museum
c)            Louvre Museum
d)            National Museum of China

20.  The Louvre Museum is located in
a)            France
b)            Italy
c)            United States
d)            United Kingdom

21.  A faction of the Turkish Armed Forces tried to impose Martial Law in the country on
a)            15 July 2016
b)            20 July 2016
c)            25 July 2016
d)            30 July 2016

22.  The attempted coup was mainly foiled by the
a)            Turkish Army
b)            Turkish Police
c)            People of Turkey
d)            Supporters of the Turkish government

23.  The Turkish government accused that the faction of the army was linked to
a)            Opposition Parties
b)            Kurds Forces
c)            Syria
d)            Fethullah Gulen

24.  Fethullah Gulen is a religious and political leader lives in self-imposed exile in the
a)            United States
b)            United Kingdom
c)            Saudi Arabia
d)            Egypt

25.  The 2020 Olympics will be held in ________.
a)    London
b)    Doha
c)     Tokyo
d)     Beijing

26.  26.   The FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held in
a)            Argentina
b)            Germany
c)            Qatar
d)            Russia

27.  The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in
a)            Argentina
b)            Germany
c)            Qatar
d)            Russia

28.  The FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 award for the world's best player was won by
a)            Cristiano Ronaldo
b)            Lionel Messi
c)            Neymar
d)            Ronaldinho

29.  Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the _____ time.
a)            Second
b)            Third
c)            Fourth
d)            Fifth

30.  The 2016 Nobel Prize in literature was won by
a)            Alice Munro
b)            Svetlana Alexievich
c)            Bob Dylan
d)            Angus Deaton

31.  The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize was won by/
a)            Angela Merkel
b)            Barack Obama
c)            European Union
d)            Juan Manuel Santos

32.  The 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics was won by?
a)            Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom
b)            Angus Deaton and Jean Tirole
c)            Patrick Modiano
d)            Arthur B. McDonald

33.  Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics for their contributions to?
a)            Supply and Demand
b)            Consumption and Poverty
c)            Contract theory
d)            Consumption, Poverty and Welfare

34.  North Korea on 6 January 2016 claimed that it had successfully tested a/an?
a)            atomic bomb
b)            hydrogen bomb
c)            biogas bomb
d)            bomb based on fission reaction

35.  Time magazine named _____ its Person of the Year 2015.
a)            Angela Merkel
b)            Malala Yousafzai
c)            Barack Obama
d)            Vladimir Putin

36.  Forbes magazine named _____ the world's most powerful person of 2015.
a)            Angela Merkel
b)            Malala Yousafzai
c)            Barack Obama
d)            Vladimir Putin

37.  On 24 November 2015 Russian jet was shot down by _____ Air Force.
a)            American
b)            German
c)            British
d)            Turkish

38.   The Treaty on Accession of the Republic of Crimea to Russia was signed on?
a)            18 February 2014
b)            18 March 2014
c)            24 February 2014
d)            24 March 2014

39.  The Secretary of States of the United States is?
a)            John Kerry
b)            Joe Biden
c)            Hillary Clinton
d)            James F. Dobbins


40.  The Vice President of the United States is?
a)            John Kerry
b)            Joe Biden
c)            Hillary Clinton
d)            James F. Dobbins

41.  World's oldest operational space launch facility is located in ________.
a)            America
b)            Russia
c)            Kazakhstan
d)            India

42.  Which country has the largest reserves of oil?
a)            United States
b)            China
c)            Russia
d)            Venezuela

43.  In which country It is mandatory for all male citizens aged 18–27 to serve 1 year in Armed Forces?
a)            America
b)            Canada
c)            Russia
d)            Israel

44.  Which country is the world's top supplier of weapons?
a)            America
b)            Russia
c)            Israel
d)            Germany

45.  Which from the following countries is NOT a member of BRICS?
a)            America
b)            Russia
c)            China
d)            India

46.  The President of India is __________ .
a)            Sonia Gandhi
b)            Dr. Abdul Kalam
c)            Chidambaram
d)            Pranab Mukherjee

47.  The headquarter of Human Rights Watch is located in __________ .
a)            Washington
b)            New York
c)            Berlin
d)            Brussels

48.  Which country is the largest producer of oil?
a)            Saudi Arabia
b)            China
c)            Russia
d)            Venezuela

49.  Which country has the largest reserves of gas?
a)            Saudi Arabia
b)            Iran
c)            Russia
d)            Qatar

50.  Which country is the largest producer of gas?
a)            Saudi Arabia
b)            Iran
c)            Russia
d)            Qatar


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