— Current Affairs Quiz- 28 July 2016 —
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Que 1. Which institute will develop develop guided heavyweight and lightweight torpedoes with extended range for the Indian Navy?
Que 2. In which country will the 2016 SAARC Home Ministers meet be held?
- Sri Lanka
Que 3. India is in talks with Myanmar and some African nations for government-to-government import of which product to boost domestic supply and check prices?
Que 4. Comptroller and Auditor General(CAG) Shashi Kant Sharma has signed ____ United Nations (UN) Audit reports.
Que 5. The government has proposed to amend which section of the Lokpal Act pertaining to NGOs?
Que 6. Government on July 28 has approved the abolition of existing guidelines for establishing joint venture companies in which sector?
- Oil and natural gas
Que 7. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast July rains to be _____% of the Long Period Average (LPA).
Que 8. US and Indian officials will meet on July 28 for the _____ US-India Counterterrorism Joint Working Group (JWG).
Que 9. The Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that was passed by Lok Sabha seeks to amend the existing Lokpal and Lokayukta Actof the year?
Que 10. Name the long-range maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft for which India signed a one-billion dollar deal with the US defence and aerospace major Boeing.
- Lockheed P-3 Orion
- Avro Shackleton
- Grumman S-2 Tracker
Que 11. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016 that was passed in Parliament seeks to amend the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) (CLPR) Act of the year?
Que 12. Which of the following statement in relation to Policy for awarding Waterfront and associated lands in major ports that was approved by Union Government is false?
- It will result in uniformity in the procedure for awarding captive facilities.
- It will enable optimal utilization of capacities in major ports.
- Creation of new assets as well as utilization of currently unutilised existing assets
- No concession to be granted to Port Dependent Industries (PDI).
Que 13. Name the agricultural scientist fondly referred to as the Father of Hybrid Sorghum who died in July 2016.
- Janine Mongillat
- PV Parabrahma Sastry
- Neelamraju Ganga Prasada Rao
- Somnath Rama Wani
Que 14. The Union Cabinet in July 2016 approved the establishment of a All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) at which place in Punjab?
Que 15. Who was appointed as the European Union’s Chief Negotiator with the United Kingdom over leaving the European Union?
- Didier Seeuws
- Édouard Balladur
- Michel Barnier
- None of the above
Que 16. Who among the following will not be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in the year 2016?
- Muttiah Muralitharan
- Karen Rolton
- Arthur Morris
- Allan Donald
Que 17. What was the theme of the World Hepatitis Day 2016?
- Prevention of viral Hepatitis. Act now.
- Hepatitis: Think Again
- It’s closer than you think.
Que 18. The World Hepatitis Summit will be held from 29 March to 31 March 2017 at
- Sao Paulo
- New Delhi
Que 19. Lok Sabha passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2016 that seeks to amend the Benami Transactions Act of the year?
Que 20. GoI has notified pay revisions as per 7th Pay Commission providing a hike of how many times to government employees
Que 21. Who is the head of the 7th Pay Commission
- Justice Narasimha Reddy
- L N Reddy
- Balbir Singh Chauhan
- Justice AK Mathur
Que 22. Vodafone’s M-Pesa, a mobile phone-based money transfer service, has tied up with which company to enable consumers pay their electricity bills instantly
- Adani Power
- Damodar Valley Corporation
- Punjab State Power Corporation Limited
- Lanco Infratech
Que 23. Which of the following bank became the first domestic lenders to sign up for its global payments innovation initiative
- ICICI Bank and Axis Bank
- ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank
- IDFC Bank and HDFC Bank
- City Union Bank and Karnataka Bank
Que 24. MS Swaminathan pitched for the preparation and operation of which code of action for flood hit regions
- Operation Flood
- Flood Scheme
- Flood Code
- None of the above
Que 25. The Tourism Ministry has sanctioned 25 projects worth Rs 2,048 crore for 21 states and Union Territories under which scheme
- Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
- Kisan Vikas Patra
- Udaan Scheme
- Swadesh Darshan
Que 26. How many seed hubs have been approved under the National Food Security Mission with an outlay of INR 13981.08 lakhs
Que 27. Name the Former Indian diplomat who has passed away on 26 July 2016
- Neelabh Ashk
- David Goodall
- Bijoya Chaudhuri
- Arundhati Ghose
Que 28. The Union Government has approved nearly 1600 crore rupees for Himayat programme in which state
- Jammu and Kashmir
Que 29. According to the 2016 Scimago Institutions Rankings,which institution is the top rank Best Government Institutions in the world
- National Center for Scientific Research (France)
- Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
- Max Planck Society (Germany)
- Spanish National Research Council (Spain)
Que 30. Which state government has approved three projects involving investment of Rs 874 crore and employment potential of 630 persons
- Uttar Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh
Que 31. According to the 2016 Scimago Institutions Rankings,which Indian institution is the 12th Best Government Institutions in the world
- IIT M
Que 32. City based CCMB has signed a long term MoU with which institute for treatment of sickle cell animo
- Sickle Cell Institute Telangana
- Sickle Cell Institute Andhra Pradesh
- Sickle Cell Institute Chattisgarh
- None of the above
Que 33. Who won the 2016 Bharat Gaurav Award, that has announced by Kolkata’s football club East Bengal
- Mohun Bagan
- Milkha Singh
- Tej P. Singh
- S K Singh
Que 34. Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo has brought in eight Humboldt penguins from which country recently
- South Korea
- South Africa
Que 35. MoU was signed between Ministry of Railways and which industry/trade body to evaluate green initiatives and rate the performance of industrial units of Indian Railways
Que 36. India has joined with which country for expedition discovers natural gas in Indian Ocean
- Saudi Arabia
Que 37. Which is the first North Eastern state to join the ‘UDAY’ scheme
Que 38. Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam statue unveiled in which city
- New Delhi
Que 39. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the Olympic Channel will be launched on ________
- July 31
- 21 August
- 9 September
- 15 October
Que 40. The Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Lok Sabha to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act in which year