Current Affairs Quiz 29 July 2016

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— Current Affairs Quiz- 29 July 2016 —


Daily | Current Affairs Quiz | Total- 34 Questions | 9-Minute-Read | By Raksha | PDF Version


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Que 1. The ‘Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh’ aims to increase the green cover in the state to 50% by the year ______.

  1. 2029
  2. 2020
  3. 2023
  4. 2019

Que 2. Who has been appointed by the European Commission to negotiate with Britain over its exit from the European Union?

  1. Lucyna Cwierczakiewiczowa
  2. Michel Barnier
  3. Vincas Kreve-Mickevicius
  4. August Blanche

Que 3. How many authors were awarded with the Navlekhan award for the year 2015?

  1. 10
  2. 4
  3. 7
  4. 6

Que 4. Who has withdrawn his candidacy to be the next U.N. Secretary-General on July 29?

  1. Kevin Rudd
  2. Gladwyn Jebb
  3. Trygve Lie
  4. Mark Malloch Brown

Que 5. India has signed a $1 billion deal with which company for procuring four long-range maritime surveillance & anti-submarine warfare aircraft, Poseidon-8I?

  1. IAI
  2. GE Aerospace
  3. Messier-Bugatti-Dowty
  4. Boeing

Que 6. James Alan McPherson who passed away on July 28 was related to which field?

  1. Sports
  2. Journalism
  3. Literature
  4. Politics

Que 7. Name the actor and founder of EpicTimes, a news website and podcast network, who died recently.

  1. Langston Hughes
  2. Jerry Doyle
  3. James Baldwin
  4. James Alan McPherson

Que 8. Name the state that via an affidavit in the High Court during a course of hearing said that it is going to introduce a chapter in school syllabus against witchcraft killings.

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Odisha
  3. Maharashtra
  4. West Bengal

Que 9. The Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology that is celebrating its 40 years of opening its gate for the public is based in which city?

  1. Madras
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Guwahati
  4. Shillong

Que 10. Astronomers have detected the Great Red Spot on which planet that is the reason behind heating of the planet?

  1. Earth
  2. Jupiter
  3. Mars
  4. Saturn

Que 11. The World Health Organization has recently declared Brazil free from which of the following diseases?

  1. Roseola
  2. Measles
  3. Rubella
  4. None of the above

Que 12. International Tiger Day that was observed on 29 July 2016 was founded in at the St. Petersburg Tiger Summit of which year, with the aim to double the big cat population by 2022?

  1. 2005
  2. 2007
  3. 2010
  4. 2014

Que 13. Name the respected Bengali social actividt & writer who wrote Jhansi’r Rani (The Queen of Jhansi) and died in July 2016.

  1. Jasodhara Bagchi
  2. Malati Bedekar
  3. Bani Basu
  4. Mahasweta Devi

Que 14. The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences recently announced the India Meteorological Department will soon use forecast monsoon with Dynamical Monsoon Model. Which of the following models is being used by IMD to predict monsoon?

  1. Basic Statistical Model
  2. Ensemble Statistical Model
  3. Coupled Forecast System
  4. None of the above

Que 15. International Tiger Day was observed on which date

  1. 28 July
  2. 29 July
  3. 30 July
  4. 31 July

Que 16. Name the first black author to receive the Pulitzer Prize for fiction,who has passed away on 27 July 2016

  1. Charles Bilezikian
  2. Jerry Doyle
  3. James Alan McPherson
  4. LaVon Crosby

Que 17. Union Government has announced the formation of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) that will be known as _______________

  1. Pisha
  2. Misha
  3. Nisha
  4. Disha

Que 18. Who has been resigned as the Chairman of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)

  1. S. Ayyappan
  2. Jethabhai P. Patel
  3. T Nanda Kumar
  4. Dilip Rath

Que 19. Which of the following Reptile Zoo recently celebrated 40 years of opening its gate for the public

  1. Prague Zoo
  2. Maritime Reptile Zoo
  3. Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre
  4. None of the above

Que 20. CAG India is currently in which city to attend the 70th Regular Session of the UN Board of Auditors

  1. Paris
  2. London
  3. New York
  4. Dubai

Que 21. The first meeting of BRICS Employment Working Group (BEWG) was held in which city

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Chennai
  4. Hyderabad

Que 22. Which of the following state has launched Pashudhan Bima Yojana recently

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

Que 23. Which city will be made into a Model Solar City under the Development of Solar Cities Programme

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Amritsar
  3. Ludhiana
  4. Dehradun

Que 24. Name the famous Tabla maestro Pandit who has passed away on recently

  1. C. Tirulokchandar
  2. Balu Anand
  3. Lachu Maharaj
  4. None of the above

Que 25. The United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons was observed on which date

  1. 28 July
  2. 29 July
  3. 30 July
  4. 31 July

Que 26. Railway passengers booking tickets through IRCTC website can avail travel accident cover of how much

  1. RS 5 lakhs
  2. RS 10 lakhs
  3. RS 15 lakhs
  4. RS 13 lakhs

Que 27. GST bill has undergone how many amendments by the Union Cabinet in July 2016 to pave the way for its smooth passage in the RS

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

Que 28. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Intex Technologies

  1. Priyanka Chopra
  2. Aishwarya Rai
  3. Madhuri Dixit
  4. Deepika Padukone

Que 29. India has approved a $318 million loan for which country Railways to upgrade its communications system and rolling stock in the Tamil-dominated north

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Myanmar
  4. Nepal

Que 30. Name the Bill passed by Rajya Sabha in July 2016 to establish the National Compensatory Afforestation Fund and a State Compensatory Afforestation Fund

  1. Compensatory and Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016
  2. Forest Rights Bill, 2016
  3. Afforestation Fund Planning Bill, 2016
  4. Forest (Conservation) Bill, 2016

Que 31. Who has been appointed as the Deputy Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh

  1. Narendra Kumar Aswal
  2. Shambhu Singh Yadav
  3. Manmath Kumar Raut
  4. Ajay Pal Singh

Que 32. Which of the following German football player has retired from International football career recently

  1. Thomas Müller
  2. Jonas Hector
  3. Bastian Schweinsteiger
  4. Shkodran Mustafi

Que 33. How many writers won the Bharatiya Jnanpith 11th Navlekhan award for the year 2015 in a ceremony

  1. 9
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 10

Que 34. The World Hepatitis Summit 2017 will be held in which country

  1. Canada
  2. England
  3. Switzerland
  4. Brazil

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—Answer Key —

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

Current Affairs Quiz 29 July 2016

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