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17501. What is the name of the Bollywood film in which Australian Cricketer “Brett Lee” plays a lead role?
17502. What is the name of large amphibious flying boat that is being designed and built in China by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)?
Answer: The AVIC AG600, also known as TA-600.
17503. Captain of German Football team who announced his retirement from international football on 29 July 2016?
Answer: Bastian Schweinsteiger.
17504. Who became the first India female cricketer to be signed by an overseas Twenty20 league (Big Bash League)?
Answer: Harmanpreet Kaur.
17505. Name the American skydiver who has become the first to jump 25,000 feet from a plane without a parachute and land in a net?
Answer: Luke Aikins.
17506. Switzerland has recently inaugurated the longest and deepest railway tunnel in the world. What is the name of that tunnel?
Answer: Gotthard Base Tunnel.
17507. Bollywood actor who is popularly known for his role of Manikchand in Shah Rukh Khan starrer Baadshah, passed away on June 1, 2016?
Answer: Razzak Khan.
17508. Name the Seven-year-old Japanese boy who was found by authorities in the woods nearly a week after his parents abandoned him for disciplinary reasons?
Answer: Yamato Tanooka.
17509. American Olympic and professional boxer and activist, who is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century, passed away on June 3, 2016?
Answer: Muhammad Ali.
17510. Name the 96year old Japanese man who has entered the Guinness World Records after becoming the oldest person in the world to receive a university degree?
Answer: Shigemi Hirata.
17511. What is the name of the Afghan-India Friendship Dam which is a hydroelectric and irrigation dam project located on the Hari River in Chishti Sharif District of Herat Province in western Afghanistan?
Answer: Salma Dam.
17512. The second Indian (after Monotosh Roy in 1951) to win any Mr. Universe title, passed away on June 5, 2016?
Answer: Manohar Aich.
17513. Which countries signed seven agreements on June 5, 2016 which including one on finance intelligence to check money laundering and terrorism financing and another to woo foreign investment in the infrastructure sector?
Answer: India and Qatar.
17514. Which city became the first city in the country to have its own city animal after Kamrup metropolitan district administration declared Gangetic River dolphin as its official mascot?
17515. Who won the Catalunya Motorcycle Grant Prix 2016?
Answer: Valentino Rossi.
17516. Who was elected the Speaker of the 14th Assembly of Kerala State?
Answer: P. Sreeramakrishnan (CPM).
17517. Who became the first England cricketer to cross the 10,000-run mark in Test cricket, and the youngest overall, beating Sachin Tendulkar"s record set in 2005 by five months at the age of 31 years, five months?
Answer: Alastair Cook.
17518. Adobe South Asia region MD who has been appointed as the Managing Director of Facebook, India?
Answer: Umang Bedi.
17519. The U.S. has recently recognised an Asian country as its ‘major defence partner,’ a classification that will allow that country to buy more advanced and sensitive technologies from the U.S. Which is that country?
17520. Russian Tennis star who has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for using a prohibited drug?
Answer: Maria Sharapova.
17521. Who became the first Indian batsman to hit a century on One-Day International debut?
Answer: Lokesh Rahul.
17522. First forensic surgeon of Kerala who was director and professor of forensic medicine at Kozhikode Medical College, passed away on June 12, 2016?
Answer: Dr. P.V. Guharaj.
17523. World athletics governing body IAAF has provisionally suspended its deputy director over charges that he contrived to conceal news of positive Russian drugs tests in .Who is that deputy director?
Answer: Nick Davies.
17524. Veteran Emirati journalist who was one of the first journalists in the UAE, passed away on June 11, 2016?
Answer: Musabeh Obaid Al Daheri.
17525. Who won the Australian Open Badminton Women’s title-2016 after defeating China’s Sun Yu in the final?
Answer: Saina Nehwal.
17526. Who won the Canadian Grand Prix-2016?
Answer: Lewis Hamilton.
17527. Microsoft has recently decided to buy the largest business-oriented social networking site for $ 2 billion in the largest acquisition in its history. Which is that social networking site?
17528. Who won the Man of the series award in the three ODI cricket series between India and Zimbabwe held in Zimbabwe in June 2016?
Answer: K.Lokesh Rahul (India).
17529. The Bombay High Court on June 13, 2016 directed the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to issue an ‘A’ certificate to the Indian crime-drama film with the deletion of one scene and a modified disclaimer. Which is that film?
Answer: Udta Punjab.
17530. President of which country has been accorded the highest honour of Cote D’Ivoirie by its President Alassane Ouattara?
Answer: Pranab Mukherjee.
17531. Who becomes world"s fastest batsman to score 23 ODI hundreds?
Answer: Hashim Amla.
17532. Brazil football legend who was presented with an Olympic order -- the highest honour given by the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ?
17533. Australian Film Director who is widely regarded as the father of Australian arthouse cinema, passed away on June 18, 2016?
Answer: Paul Cox.
17534. Who won European Grand Prix -2016?
Answer: Nico Rosberg.
17535. Who has been elected as Rome’s first female mayor?
Answer: Virginia Raggi.
17536. Who has taken charge as the Officiating Chairman-cum- Managing Director of United India Insurance Company Ltd with effect from June 8, 2016?
Answer: Ariful Hoda.
17537. Which country won the Champions Trophy Hockey title-2016 defeating India in the penalty shootout?
17538. Who has been appointed as chief of the country"s premier fashion technology institute NIFT?
Answer: Chetan Chauhan.
17539. The chief executive of Bharti Group who has been elected chairman of the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC)?
Answer: Sunil Bharti Mittal.
17540. Name the newborn fully-formed exoplanet (planets that orbit stars beyond our Sun) discovered by NASA in 2016?
17541. The government of India on June 20, 2016 banned use of a permissible food additive following a CSE study that found its presence in bread as causing cancer. Which is that food additive?
Answer: Potassium bromate.
17542. What is the name of the autobiography of Sourav Ganguly, former cricket captain of India?
Answer: "A Century Is Not Enough".
17543. Name the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle which successfully launched the 5 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 19 co-passenger satellites on June 22, 2016?
Answer: PSLV –C34
17544. One of Pakistan"s best known Sufi musicians who has been shot dead in the southern port city of Karachi on June 22, 2016?
Answer: Amjad Sabri.
17545. The President & Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Corp who resigned from the post on June 22, 2016?
Answer: Nikesh Arora.
17546. Who becomes all-time top goal scorer for Argentina when he scored in the Copa America semi-final against the United States to take his international tally to 55 goals?
Answer: Lionel Messi.
17547. Who was named by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as Team India"s head coach for a year?
Answer: Anil Kumble.
17548. Who has unexpectedly resigned as chairman of state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India, two years before his term ends?
17549. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Country Manager for Paypal (India), US-based payment platform?
Answer: Anupam Pahuja.
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17550. Which countries joined Chinese and Russian led security organisation whilst maintaining close relations with the West?
Answer: India and Pakistan.
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