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Current Affairs for February 2016 (1 to 29th February)

Current Affairs Questions on 15, 16 February 2016:
Which organization recently wins National Chess Team Championship for the First Time ?
A. Air India
B. Indian Railways
C. LIC
D. Tamil Nadu
Answer: B
Explanation: Indian Railways has won The National Chess team Championship for the first time. The 36th Championship was held at Bhubaneswar from 8th to 14th February, 2016. This Championship was conducted on pool basis. During championship, Indian Railway team beat its counterparts, viz. Odisha, Gujrat, Air-India, Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, Airport Authority of India, Tamil Nadu, Delhi. Lastly, Indian Railway ousted Life Insurance Corporation.

Who has been given extension as SEBI Chairman till March 2017?
A. Arundhati Bhattacharya
B. Raghuram Rajan
C. UK Sinha
D. None of the above
Answer: C
Explanation: UK Sinha will remain the SEBI chairman till March 2017 with the government on 15th February extending his term by a single year. Sinha’s current term was to end on February 17th. His extension was approved by the Cabinet Appointments Committee headed by Indian PM Narendra Modi. SEBI has implemented numerous capital market reforms during Sinha’s turn as SEBI Chairman.

Air Vice Marshall -------- has been promoted to the rank of Air Marshall on 15th Feb 2016.
A. Arup Raha
B. RK Dhowan
C. RK Sharma
D. Rajiv Dayal Mathur
Answer: D
Explanation: Air Vice Marshal Rajiv Dayal Mathur who was assistant Chief of Air Staff was promoted to rank of Air Marshal on February 15, 2016. He has over 5,000 years of flying experience and earlier served as Air Defence commander at Ho Eastern Air Command and commanded a frontline Air Force Station and a Fighter aircraft squadron. He has been conferred with the Vishisht Seva Medal in 2003 and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in 2014 by the President of India.

Which Movie won the best film prize at Britain's Bafta awards 2016 ?
A. The Revenant
B. Room
C. The Martian
D. Joy
Answer: A
Explanation: Epic survival tale "The Revenant" has won the best film prize at Britain's Bafta awards 2016. The film also took top honours in a number of categories with Leonardo DiCaprio winning best actor and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu bagging best director. Brie Larson was on Sunday awarded best actress for her role in the harrowing kidnapping tale "Room".

India's tax department has sent a Renewed tax notice of $2.1bn to which Telecom Company Recently ?
A. Airtel
B. Vodafone
C. DoCoMo
D. Idea Cellular
Answer: B
Explanation: India's tax department has sent a renewed tax notice of $2.1bn to telecom giant Vodafone. The firm has been told that its assets would be seized in case it failed to pay the tax. Vodafone has been fighting Indian tax authorities since its 2007 takeover of Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa's Indian mobile unit for $11bn.

 
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