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sports Gk questions for Bank,PSC and UPSC Exams

Grand Slam winners


1. Australian open 2016 men's title Winner?
Answer: Novak Djokovic


2. Australian open 2016 women's title Winner?
Answer: Angelique Kerber  from Germany


3. French open 2016 women's title Winner?
Answer: Garbine Muguruza  from spain


4. French open 2016 men's title Winner?
Answer: Novak Djokovic

*5. Wimbledon 2016 men's winner?
Answer: Andy murray

*6.Wimbledon 2016 women's winner?
Answer: Serena Williams

*7. US open 2016 men's winner?
Answer: Stan Wawrinka (from switzerland)

*8. US open 2016 women's winner?
Answer: Angelique Kerber  from Germany


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

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


11. 20- twenty world cup 2016 winner?
Answer: West Indies

12.  who is the winner of laureus award -Sportsman of the Year ?
 Answer:Novak Djokovic

13.  who is the winner of laureus award -Sportswomen of the Year ?
Answer:  Serena Williams


*14. Recently appointed indian cricket team coach?  
Answer: Anil Kumble  
  
*15.Which  country recently left European Union by  referendum called "Brexit"?
Answer: United kingdom

*16. Which country won 2016 copa america ? 
Answer: chile(Defeated Argentina )


*17. venue for 2016 Euro cup?
Answer: France

*18. 2016 champions trophy winner?
Answer: Australia (beat India in finals)

*19. 2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey championship winners?
Answer: Australia (beat India in finals)


*20. winner of 2016 Euro cup? 
Answer: Portugal(Defeated France in Finals)

Current Affairs Questions 2016

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Included  2016 events related gk and current affairs questions 

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2016 Current affairs and Gk Questions for  psc, upsc, and bank exams


1.Who is the present Union Railway minister?
    Answer: Suresh Prabhu

2. The venue for 2016 SAARC summit (19th)  ?
    Answer: Islamabad (Pakistan)

3. Venue for 2016 Olympics ?
     Answer: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4. UN Observes 2016 as ________?
     Answer: International Year of Pulses


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

6. 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 )

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

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

9. First railway university will be in which state?
Answer: Gujarath( Vadodra )


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

11. which is the 29th state of india?
Answer: Telangana

12. Which state moving it's capital to "Amaravati" ?
Answer: Andhra pradesh

13. Which is the First Digital state in India?
Answer: Kerala

14 First Digital district in India?
Answer: Idukki(Kerala)

15. Who Won  2016 oscar - best actor award ?
 Answer: Leonardo DiCaprio

16. Who Won  2016 oscar - best actress award ?
 Answer: brie Larson

17. Who Won  2016 oscar - best film  ? 
Answer: Spotlight 

18. Who is the winner of abel prize 2016?
answer: Andrew Wiles( Brittan )

19. which is the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Venue ?
Answer: India

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


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


22. Newly elected assam chief minister?
Answer: Sarbanada Sonowal(BJP)

23. Newly elected kerala chief minister?
Answer: pinarayi vijayan 

24. Newly elected Tamilnadu chief minister?
Answer: Jayalalitha 

25. which state is linked with jat protest?
Answer: Hariyana


Questions from RIO Olympics 2016


26*.What is the mascot of 2016 Rio Olympics ?
 Answer: Vinicius and Tom 

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

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

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

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

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

*32. Where is the venue for 2020 olympics?
Answer: Tokyo  


*33. 2016 rajiv gandhi khel ratna award winners?
Answer: Sindhu(badminton), Sakshi malik(wrestling), Dipa  Karmakar(gymnastics), Jitu Rai(shooting)

*34.Where is the venue for 2018 Asian games ?
Answer: Indonesia


*35. Newly elected prime minister of United Kingdom?
Answer: Theresa may


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


37*. Who is the recently appointed Governor of Reserve Bank of India  ?
Answer: Urjit Patel

38*. Where is the venue for 2016 G20- summit?
Answer: Hangzhou, China

39*  Where is the venue for Asean summit 2016?
Answer: Lavos

 
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