Current Affairs Quiz 24 July 2016

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— Current Affairs Quiz- 24 July 2016 —


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Que 1. Who has won the coveted Mister World 2016 title

  1. Fernando Alberto Alvarez
  2. Rohit Khandelwal
  3. Aldo Esparza Ramirez
  4. None of the above

Que 2. Which country has suspended Deputy Sports Minister Nagornykh Over Doping Cover-Up.

  1. China
  2. Russia
  3. Japan
  4. Canada

Que 3. Who has won the BBC World Service News Komla Dumor Award for 2016

  1. Chinua Achebe
  2. Didi Akinyelure
  3. Chimamanda Ngozi
  4. Adichie Ola Rotimi

Que 4. Who is the author of book “The Great Derangement : Climate Change and the Unthinkable”

  1. Salman Rushdie
  2. Jhumpa Lahiri’s
  3. Amitav Ghosh
  4. Arundhati Roy

Que 5. The NITI Aayog has signed a Statement with which IT sector to start the Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) initiative as a part of its flagship programme Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

  1. Intel
  2. IBM
  3. HP
  4. Microsoft

Que 6. Name of famous Indian hockey player who has passed away on 20 July 2016

  1. David Goodall
  2. Mohammed Shahid
  3. Mian Kuldeep Singh
  4. Bijoya Chaudhuri

Que 7. RBI will be monitoring banks on issues pertaining to customer rights in which areas

  1. Right to fair treatment and transparency
  2. Right to privacy
  3. Right to suitability
  4. All of the above

Que 8. Who has been appointed as the new Vice-President (Finance) of Coca-Cola for India and South West Asia

  1. Muhtar Kent
  2. Sam Nunn
  3. David B. Weinberg
  4. Savita Sethi

Que 9. Which of the following committee has constituted to prepare the draft Ganga Act

  1. Rakesh Mohan Committee
  2. Girdhar Malviya Committee
  3. Dharmadhikari Committee
  4. Arvind Mayaram Committee

Que 10. Which country has joined hands with China to launch the first joint patrolling of the border

  1. India
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Pakistan
  4. Japan

Que 11. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has joined hands with which bank to chalk out a detailed plan for promotion of rail ticketing activities

  1. ICICI Bank
  2. Axis Bank
  3. SBI
  4. Punjab National Bank

Que 12. Scientists have planned to undertake field trials of three new strains of oil-degrading bacteria in which city

  1. Kochi
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Udaipur
  4. Visakhapatnam

Que 13. Who was honoured with Mahanayak award

  1. R. Rahman
  2. Vishal Bhardwaj
  3. M. Jayachandran
  4. Bappi Lahiri

Que 14. India and which country have agreed to take steps in petroleum and energy sector to attain goal of energy independence

  1. US
  2. China
  3. Japan
  4. Saudi Arabia

Que 15. Which state was given by the Mahanayak award

  1. Kerala
  2. Tamilnadu
  3. Maharashtra
  4. West Bengal

Que 16. Who has launched the ‘Solar Power Tree’, innovative way to generate electricity by harnessing maximum solar energy in a limited space.

  1. Radha Mohan Singh
  2. Harsh Vardhan
  3. Jagat Prakash Nadda
  4. Kalraj Mishra

Que 17. Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival 2016 begins in which city

  1. Itanagar
  2. Shimla
  3. Guwahati
  4. Aizawl

Que 18. Which country has declared an emergency following a failed coup attempt

  1. Indonesia
  2. Turkey
  3. Pakistan
  4. Bangladesh

Que 19. Which state Government has decided to establish hi-tech cyber forensic lab

  1. Haryana
  2. Odisha
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Que 20. The Solar Power Tree has been developed by the CSIR-CMERI.What is the full form of CMERI

  1. Center Mechanical Engineering Research Information
  2. Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute
  3. Central Marine Engineering Research Institute
  4. Central Marine Engineering Researches and Information

Que 21. The Rajya Sabha has passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill 2012 carrying children below the age of _________ from working in hazardous enterprises.

  1. 13
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 14

Que 22. Who became the first Indian Junior athlete to create a World Record in Junior athletics Championship.

  1. Anil Singh
  2. Bahadur Prasad
  3. Dharambir Singh
  4. Neeraj Chopra

Que 23. Biggest electronic music festivals Tomorrowland began in which country

  1. Greenland
  2. Japan
  3. Belgium
  4. China

Que 24. Which state Government has launched the first ever Water Metro project in the country

  1. Odisha
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Kerala

Que 25. Feeding of Elephants festival held in which state of India?

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

Que 26. LokSabha passes Bill to establish new NIT in

  1. Karnataka
  2. Telangana
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. None of these

Que 27. Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the Land Acquisition Bill?

  1. Vijayendra Singh
  2. Vikram Singh
  3. Ganesh Singh
  4. Ankit Singh
  5. None of these

Que 28. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation said it is launching a host of initiatives, including passenger insurance and unreserved ticketing. Insurance will cost less than Rs. 2 per trip for a sum insured of ______ lakh.

  1. Rs.1 lakh
  2. Rs.2 lakh
  3. Rs.5 lakh
  4. Rs.10 lakh
  5. Rs.20 lakh

Que 29. How many public sector banks out of 27 posted losses in the last financial year due to Asset Quality Review which was initiated by RBI?

  1. 11
  2. 12
  3. 13
  4. 14
  5. 15

Que 30. Who beats Warren Buffett to become the third-richest person on Earth?

  1. Bill Gates
  2. Mukesh Ambani
  3. Jeff Bezos
  4. Mark Zukerberg
  5. None of these

Que 31. Which of the following state has decided to celebrate the bicentenary (200 years) of the 1817 Paika revolt against the British Empire in 2016

  1. Haryana
  2. Odisha
  3. Karnataka
  4. Madhya Pradesh

 


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—Answer Key —

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

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