Current Affairs Quiz of 7-8 January 2016

Dear Readers, Current Affairs quiz and GK questions based of National and International Events of 7-8 January 2016 Based on The Hindu. Read and Remember Current Affairs quiz and GK questions for upcoming LIC, Syndicate PO and other competitive exams.
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1.Who is to become the new CM of Jammu and Kashmir after the death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed?
Ans-  Mehbooba Mufti

2. Who was appointed as Technology Advisor to the Odisha Government. ?
Ans-Satyanarayan Gangaram Pitroda.

3. Which Indian ace shooter has set a new world record in the women’s 10 metre air rifle event at the 2015 Swedish Cup Grand Prix.?
Ans- Apurvi Chandela

4. Union Government has decided to merge Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) with ______
Ans- Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)

5. According to the Global Economic Prospect report published recently by the World Bank  India to grow at __ in year 2016
Ans- 7.8%

6. Miguel Tabuena who won Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of the Month for December 2015 belongs to which country?
Ans- Philippines

7. Recently Union Government has allowed traditional bull-taming sports Jallikattu in which state ?
Ans- Tamil Nadu

8. Shakti-2016 is the military exercise between ____ and ____.
Ans-  India-France

9. Recently Union Ministry of Urban Development has approved the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)  for the year 2015-16 for which two states?
Ans- Punjab and Uttarakhand.

10. Which Bank has partnered with FINO PayTech to foray into the payments bank space?
Ans-  ICICI Bank