Current Affairs Quiz 18 July 2016

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— Current Affairs Quiz- 18 July 2016 —


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Que 1. The eleventh edition of ASEM summit 2016 began in which country

  1.  Italy
  2.  Belgium
  3.  Mongolia
  4.  China

Que 2. The eleventh ASEM summit 2016 was held recently.What is the full form of ASEM

  1.  Asia Europe Meeting Summit
  2.  America Europe Meeting Summit
  3.  Africa Europe Maritime Summit
  4.  Asia Egypt Meeting Summit

Que 3. Which of the following state has set a target to construct toilets across all villages of the state by March 2019

  1.  Odisha
  2.  Haryana
  3.  Madhya Pradesh
  4.  West Bengal

Que 4. According to the WWF,what is the rank of India in list of shark fishing nations

  1.  1st
  2.  7th
  3.  2nd
  4.  3rd

Que 5. Which state is the first state to approved setting up of Happiness Department

  1.  Punjab
  2.  New Delhi
  3.  Jammu and Kashmir
  4.  Madhya Pradesh

Que 6. Who is the author of book “Courage & Commitment : An Autobiography “

  1.  Sutra
  2.  Sania Mirzal
  3.  Margaret Alva
  4.  Vikram Seth

Que 7. Which state has started observing Ramayana month in the temples on 16 July 2016

  1.  Tamil Nadu
  2.  Madhya Pradesh
  3.  Haryana
  4.  Kerala

Que 8. Who is called as the father of Malayalam literature.

  1.  Edasseri Govindan Nair
  2.  Kalamandalam Hyderali
  3.  Thunjath Ezhuthachan
  4.  Karazhmakaran Gopali

Que 9. Tata Advanced System (TASL) has signed with which company to work together in support of India’s aviation and defense modernization initiatives.

  1.  Align Aerospace
  2.  Bell Helicopter
  3.  Marotta
  4.  Litton Industries

Que 10. Name the Express,that is world’s first hospital on a train of Indian Railways has completed 25 years of service to the poor and underprivileged masses of rural India.

  1.  Lifesafe Express
  2.  Lifesave Express
  3.  Lifelong Express
  4.  Lifeline Express

Que 11. Which of the following union minister has launched Transforming India Website recently

  1.  Dharmendra Pradhan
  2.  Chaudhary Birender Singh
  3.  Ravi Shankar Prasad
  4.  Jagat Prakash Nadda

Que 12. Which country is running the world’s largest current account surplus post Brexit

  1.  France
  2.  Germany
  3.  Italy
  4.  Brazil

Que 13. According to the WWF,which country is the top rank in list of shark fishing nations

  1.  India
  2.  Indonesia
  3.  Sri Lanka
  4.  Australia

Que 14. Which state has launched the facility of virtual and digital classrooms across 32 ITIs in the state on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day

  1.  Maharashtra
  2.  Andhra Pradesh
  3.  Karnataka
  4.  Kerala

Que 15. Terrapin three Acquisition Corporation acquired with which online platform for 218 million dollars

  1.  Makemytrip
  2.  Alibaba
  3.  Myntra
  4.  Yatra

Que 16. Who is the author of book “Furiously Happy: A Funny book about Horrible Things”

  1.  Anton Chekhov
  2.  Clive Barker
  3.  Jenny Lawson
  4.  E.M. Forster

Que 17. The UNESCO,the UN cultural agency added how many new sites on its World Heritage List.

  1.  5
  2.  18
  3.  9
  4.  3

Que 18. The World Heritage Committee meeting 2016 held in which country

  1.  Qatar
  2.  Germany
  3.  Turkey
  4.  Poland

Que 19. The UNESCO World Heritage Site list includes sites of special cultural or physical significance.What is the full form of UNESCO

  1.  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  2.  United Nations Education, Science and Commitee Organization
  3.  United Nations Educationalist, Science and Communication Organization
  4.  None of the above

Que 20. Which country faced a failed military coup wherein at least 90 people were killed and over 1500 soldiers were detained by a military faction

  1.  Turkey
  2.  Afghanistan
  3.  Iraq
  4.  Iran

Que 21. Which of the following ministry has launched an e-marketplace portal for online purchase of goods and services by various central government ministries and departments.

  1.  Union Finance Ministry
  2.  Union Commerce Ministry
  3.  Union Consumer Affairs Ministry
  4. Union Women and Child Development Ministry

Que 22. How many Heritage sites in India added the UNESCO World Heritage List recently

  1.  1
  2.  2
  3.  3
  4.  4

Que 23. Who sworn in as the 10th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.

  1.  Nabam Tuki
  2.  Kalikho Pul
  3.  Pema Khandu
  4.  Nabam Tuki

Que 24. Which of the following Indian heritage site has been included in the Tentative List of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site recently

  1. Meenakshi Temple
  2. Nalanda University
  3. India Gate
  4. None of the above

Que 25. Name the university which has developed a new robot with human sized feet laced up in a pair of sneakers that closely imitates the walking motion of humans called DURUS.

  1. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. Georgia Institute of Technology
  4. Cornell University

Que 26. Who has been named as UNESCO Artist for Peace?

  1. Almazbek Atambayev
  2. Grégoire Colin
  3. Bernardo O’Higgins
  4. Kudsi Ergüner

Que 27. The eleventh edition of the Asia-Europe Meeting Summit has issued _____ Declaration.

  1. Ulaanbaatar
  2. Bangkok
  3. Astana
  4. Vientiane

Que 28. How much has Microsoft founder Bill Gates has pledged to invest over the next five years for Africa’s development?

  1. $450 million
  2. $2 billion
  3. $5 billion
  4. $500 million

Que 29. How many Indian heritage sites have been named world heritage sites by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO?

  1. 7
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 3

Que 30. Name the operation approved by the Ministry of Home Affairs to prevent terror attack on Parliament.

  1. Operation Blue Crystal
  2. Operation Red Rose
  3. Operation Sentinel
  4. Operation Golden Nose

Que 31. Which ministry has launched an online platform for imparting skills with an aim to reach millions of skill seekers in the country?

  1. Education
  2. Skill Development
  3. Human Resources
  4. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Que 32. The country’s first of its kind industrial park,exclusively for women entrepreneurs was launched by which state?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Delhi
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Uttarakhand

Que 33. India’s first e-court was opened at High Court of Judicature at _______.

  1. Mumbai
  2. Kolhapur
  3. Chennai
  4. Hyderabad

Que 34. Which country won the Davis Cup AsiaOceania Group I tie in Chandigarh?

  1. China
  2. Japan
  3. Malaysia
  4. India

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—Answer Key —

1).3 2).1 3).4 4).3 5).4
6).3 7).4 8).3 9).2 10).4
11).3 12).2 13).2 14).1 15).4
16).3 17).3 18).3 19).1 20).1
21).2 22).3 23).3 24).2 25).4
26).3 27).1 28).3 29).4 30).4
31).2 32).4 33).4 34).4

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