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16701. Name the nuclear-capable ballistic missile with a range of 900 kilometres which is successfully test-fired by Pakistan on December 15, 2015?

Answer: Shaheen-1A.

16702. Former India all-rounder who has been named Afghanistan"s bowling coach until the end of the World T20 in India next year?

Answer: Manoj Prabhakar.

16703. Who is the most searched sports person on Google in India in 2015, ahead of the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo?

Answer: Virat Kohli.

16704. Who was awarded the high honor of becoming Sports Illustrated"s 2015 Sportsperson of the Year?

Answer: Serena Williams.

16705. Which country recently has cleared the purchase of Russian advance S-400 Trium Air Defence Missile Systems at an estimated cost of 40,000 crore rupees?

Answer: India.

16706. Who has been named captain of Shane Warne"s greatest Indian Test XI?

Answer: Sourav Ganguly.

16707. Russia’s Rostech State Corporation has signed one billion US dollar deal with an Indian state-owned aerospace and Defence Company to manufacture 200 Kamov 226T light helicopters. Which is that company?

Answer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

16708. YSR Congress legislator and actress who was suspended from the Andhra Pradesh assembly for one year for her unparliamentarily behaviour in the house?

Answer: Roja.

16709. Which country lifted a 40-year-old ban on export of oil on December 19, 2015, thus paving the way for energy deficient countries like India?

Answer: U.S.A.

16710. Which state in India banned the use of polythene bags across the state from December 2015?

Answer: Uthar Pradesh

16711. Who became the first ever batsman in the history of T20 cricket to accomplish the double distinction of hitting 600 or more fours and 600 or more sixes?

Answer: Chris Gayle.

16712. Former Indian spinner who has been appointed as the Oman"s spin-bowling coach ahead of the middle-eastern country"s maiden World Twenty20 campaign in India next year?

Answer: Sunil Joshi.

16713. Who won the All India Football Federation (AIFF) men"s Player of the Year-2015?

Answer: Eugeneson Lyngdoh.

16714. Who won the All India Football Federation (AIFF) women"s Player of the Year-2015?

Answer: Bala Devi.

16715. Soccer’s world governing body, FIFA issued eight-year bans for alleged ethical violations to two of the most powerful men in the game: FIFA President and his former heir-apparent. Who are they?

Answer: Sepp Blatter (FIFA President) and Michel Platini. (Uefa president.)

16716. Who won the Player of the series award in the two test cricket matches between New Zealand and Sri Lanka held in New Zealand in December 2015?

Answer: Kane Williamson (New Zealand).

16717. Israeli Deputy Prime Minister who has resigned from his post on December 21, 2015 over accusations from several women that he sexually molested them?

Answer: Silvan Shalom.

16718. Name the rocket which successfully landed upright on solid ground at Cape Canaveral, Florida on December 21, 2015, after travelling into space and back?

Answer: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket.

16719. Name the Indian pair who won the Mexican open Badminton title 2015?

Answer: Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy.

16720. Who were named as women’s doubles World champions by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in recognition of their stupendous success in season 2015?

Answer: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis.

16721. Which team won the second edition of the India Super League (ISL)?

Answer: Chennaiyin FC.

16722. The governments of three countries have banned Christmas celebrations this year (2015), with punishments ranging up to a five-year jail term. Name the three countries?

Answer: Somalia, Tajikistan and Brunei.

16723. Who has been appointed as the Batting coach of Indian Cricket Team?

Answer: W.V.Raman.

16724. Indian-American doctor who has been named the first Poet Laureate by the U.S state of Ohio for showcasing a variety of styles in his poetry?

Answer: Amit Majmudar.

16725. The Pakistan leg-spinner who has been provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council after testing positive for a banned diuretic during the one-day series with England in the United Arab Emirates last month?

Answer: Yasir Shah.

16726. Which country has recently passed controversial new anti-terrorism laws, saying they are needed to combat growing threats?

Answer: China.

16727. Bollywood actress who was one of the top actresses in the 1960s and the early-1970s, a period regarded as Bollywood"s "golden era", passed away on December 25, 2015?

Answer: Sadhana Shivdasani.

16728. Which country has decided to end its decades-long one-child policy?

Answer: China.

16729. Star football player who won the best player of the seventh edition of the Globe Soccer Awards?

Answer: Lionel Messi

16730. Name the former El Salvador national football team player who has been shot and killed by gunmen at a petrol station?

Answer: Alfredo Pacheco.

16731. International UWW Referee from India who has been qualified for officiating in the 2016 RIO Olympic Games scheduled to be held at Rio-de-Janeiro Brazil from 5th to 21st August 2016?

Answer: Mr. Ashok Kumar.

16732. Name the world’s fattest man who once weighed 450 kilos, passed away in Mexico City due to heart attack?

Answer: Andres Moreno.

16733. Who inaugurated the newly-built Afghan parliament building in Kabul?

Answer: Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India.

16734. Name Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej"s favourite dog who became a national celebrity, died at the age of 17?

Answer: Tongdaeng.

16735. Which cricketer was declared the winner of the Polly Umrigar Award for Best Cricketer for 2014-15 by the BCCI?

Answer: Virat Kohli.

16736. The founder of the Debian Linux operating system and the creator of apt-get who passed away on 28 December 2015?

Answer: Ian Murdock

16737. Pakistani singer who will be granted Indian citizenship from January 1, 2016?

Answer: Adnan Sami.

16738. . Which pair won the WTA women’s doubles title defeating the Spanish pair of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro?

Answer: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis.

16739. Which country has become the world’s seventh-most valued "nation brand", according to the annual report compiled by Brand Finance?

Answer: India.

16740. Which country won the Rugby World Cup defeating Australia in the final?

Answer: New Zealand.

16741. Hero MotoCorp founder and doyen of Indian two-wheeler industry who passed away on November 1, 2015?

Answer: Brijmohan Lall Munjal.

16742. Who won the Player of the Series award in the three test cricket matches between EnglandandPakistanheldinUAEin2015?

Answer: Yasir Shah (Pakistan).

16743. Who won the Player of the Series award in the 3 ODI cricket matches between Sri Lanka and West Indies held in Sri Lanka in 2015?

Answer: Kusal Perera (Sri Lanka).

16744. Three-time Oscar-winner who became the first actress to win the Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Film at the Brittania Awards?

Answer: Meryl Streep.

16745. Who won the Swiss Indoors Tennis title 2015 defeating Rafael Nadal in the final?

Answer: Roger Federer.

16746. Name the Iraqi politician who encouraged the administration of George W Bush to launch its invasion of Iraq, passed away on November 3, 2015?

Answer: Ahmed Chalabi.

16747. President of which country declared an Emergency on November 4, 2015, suspending key provisions of the Constitution and allowing police sweeping powers of search and detention for three months?

Answer: Maldives.

16748. Prime Minister of Romania who has announced his resignation after mass protests in the wake of a nightclub fire that killed more than 30 people last week?

Answer: Victor Ponta.

16749. Noted Indian social reformer and founder of NGO Sulabh who has been included in "The Global Diversity List" of 50 top world personalities by The Economist.?

Answer: Bindeshwar Pathak.

16750. Who has been ranked as the world"s ninth most powerful person by Forbes magazine in a 2015 list which is topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin?

Answer: Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India.
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