Current Affairs Quiz of 5-6 January 2016

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1. Who was appointed as new High Commissioner for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)?
Ans-Filippo Grandi

2.Who was elected as Chairman of General Motors (GM) ?
Ans- Mary Barra

3. Who won the novel-of-the-year prize at Britain's Costa Book Awards 2015  ?
Ans- British writer Kate Atkinson for A God in Ruins, a story of war and its aftermath

4. Who has become the first batsman to score more than a 1,000 runs in an innings in any form of cricket?
Ans-Pranav Dhanawade

5. For what purpose, the Stand Up India Scheme has been launched?
Ans- to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and Women

6.India to implement stricter emission norms of Bharat Stage (BS) VI from.......?
Ans- April 1, 2020

7. Who has been elected as President of Indian Science Congress for 2017-18 ?
Ans-Dr Achyuta Samanta

8. Who has been appointed as SBI General Insurance  MD, CEO ?
Ans-Pushan Mahapatra

9. Kakatiya thermal plant is located in which State ?
Ans- Telangana

10. Who has acquired French telecom equipment company Alca-Lucent ?
Ans- Nokia Corporation