Useful for CSAT,SSC CGL,PCS,HCS,RAS,UPPSC,Railway,CDS,CTET,RTET,HTET and All competitive Exam Current Affairs 2016 Q and A 426 to 450

Posted  on 2016-05-15

Useful for CSAT,SSC CGL,PCS,HCS,RAS,UPPSC,Railway,CDS, CTET,RTET,HTET and All competitive Exam Current Affairs 2016 Q and A 426 to 450 :
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426)Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa launched which a new scheme for supplying drinking water to those who cannot afford to buy purified drinking water from private players?
Amma Kudineer Thittam
427)Which country's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a Cabinet reshuffle after three ministers resigned over scandals?
Australia
428)Lawmakers in the US state of Colorado have unanimously adopted a joint resolution sponsored by an Indian-American legislator to honour which Indian freedom fighter ?
Mahatma Gandhi
429)Recently TERI board appointed whom as its new chairman?
Former finance secretary Ashok Chawla
430)Recently who has been promoted to the rank of Air Marshal?
Rajiv Dayal Mathur
431)Who acquired BandPage, a startup that lets artists sell concert tickets, merchandise, and exclusive fan experiences, for $8 million?
YouTube
432)The 2016 Summer Olympics will hold from August 5 to August 21, 2016 in?
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
433)Best Actor in a Leading Role” in 2016 BAFTA Awards to ?
Leonardo DiCaprio fot The Relevant.
434)India has launched the lightest gun named “Nidar”. How much it weighs and cost ?
250g and it costs 35,000 rupees
435)Nagaland is changing. But… a documentary movie has clinched the Golden Beaver Award at 6th National Science Film Festival in?
Mumbai
436)Who clinched the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy by defeating Russian-Czech team of Vera Dushevina and Barbora Krejcikova?
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis
437) Who conferred with Infosys Prize 2015 in Mathematical Sciences?
Prof. Mahan MJ
438)The renowned poet-lyricist and Jnanpith winner Prof. O.N.V. Kurup (84) passed away in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, was famous poet from which language?
Malayalam
439)Which State has become the first ever state to auction two limestone blocks through an electronic platform after the passage of the MMDR Act by Parliament?
Jharkhand
440)Which team has won the inaugural Masters Cricket Champions League title ?
Virender Sehwag’s Gemini Arabians
441)Apple is all set to initiate its first technology centre in India at a cost of $25 million,at?
Hyderabad
442)BML Munjal University has signed a MoU with which bank to jointly work towards promoting cooperation and advancing academic and business exchanges?
Axis Bank
443) BHEL has commissioned a 101 MW gas-based Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis at which place?
Tripura
444)Which State government has amended Zamindari Abolition and Land Reform Act allowing the Scheduled castes to sell their farm land to non-dalits without asking for permission from District magistrate?
Uttar Pradesh
445)The 2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup that wad held in Bangladesh has been won by?
West Indies by defeating India with 5 wickets
446)Venture firm Kalaari Capital’s unit, Kstart has announced its partnership with which company?
Google
447)As per the Monster Salary Index (MSI) report, which sector is the highest paying sector in India ?
Information Technology
448)Surface to surface medium range ballistic missile Prithvi-II with a strike range of 350 km,was successfully test fired recently from?
Chandipur, off Odisha coast
449)Recently, M.Venkaiah Naidu conferred the trophies and mementos to laeding 15 cities of “Swachh Sarvekshan-2016”, out of which city has been awarded for the overall best performing city?
Mysore
450)The 2016 Grammy Awards ceremony was held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. who won maximum during 2016 Grammy Awards?
Kendrick Lamar, 11 awards