Current Affairs Quiz 15 July 2016

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— Current Affairs Quiz- 15 July 2016 —


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Que 1. Which of the following Indian-American professor has appointed as the Dean of University of North Texas College of Information in the United States

  1. Manjul Bhargava
  2. Siddhartha Mukherjee
  3. Dr Kinshuk
  4. Kiran Desai

Que 2. Which country has declared Zika health emergency across the northern half of the country on 13 July 2016

  1. Saint Lucia
  2. Honduras
  3. Peru
  4. Belize

Que 3. Which of the following is not defunct Fertilizer Units whose revival was approved by the Union Government

  1. Gorakhpur
  2. Sindri
  3. Kantipur
  4. Barauni

Que 4. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the disinvestment of how much paid up equity of National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) on 13 July 2016

  1. 10 %
  2. 15 %
  3. 20 %
  4. 18 %

Que 5. Bengaluru based BPO firm Minacs has been acquired by which NYSE technology company

  1. Syntex
  2. Synnex
  3. Synnet
  4. Synet

Que 6. The Union Cabinet has approved the PMKVY with an outlay of 12000 crore rupees to impart skilling to one crore people over the next four years (2016-2020). What does stands for PMKVY

  1. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
  2. Pradhan Matric Kushal Vikas Yojana
  3. Pradhan Mantri Kushnan Vidya Yojana
  4. Pradhana Mantri Koshi Vidya Yojana

Que 7. Which Spanish-made train clocked the speed of 180 km/hr covering 84 km in 38 minutes on Mathura-Palwal route, surpassing the record of Gatimaan Express to become the fastest train in India

  1. Gatimaan Express 12050
  2. Rajdhani Express
  3. Sealdah Duronto
  4. Talgo

Que 8. With which French firm and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has agreed to establish a support centre in India for national and international rotorcraft customers

  1. Aerodyne Technologies
  2. Safran Helicopter Engines
  3. Reims
  4. SAN

Que 9. Who is the author of book title “The Great Derangement : Climate Change and the Unthinkable “

  1. Khushwant Singh
  2. Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
  3. Sarat Chandra Chatterji
  4. Amitav Ghosh

Que 10. The Union Cabinet has extended numerous facilities to persons residing in India on Long Term Visa (LTV) of certain countries. Which country is not part of this

  1. Pakistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Myanmar

Que 11. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 7290.62 crore rupees for the ongoing 1020 MW Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project (HEP) in which country

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

Que 12. What is the amount allocated for the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

  1. 18000 crore
  2. 6000 crore
  3. 12000 crore
  4. 15000 crore

Que 13. The Union Cabinet approved the Rajendra Central Agricultural University Bill, 2015 for change of name from Rajendra Central Agricultural University to __________

  1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University
  2. Dr. Radha Krishnan Central Agricultural University
  3. Dr. Raja Prasad Central Agricultural University
  4. Dr. Ravi Prasad Central Agricultural

Que 14. Which state Region Economic and Trade Organisation (KRETO) and the Sanya People’s Municipal Government, China, signed a MoU to foster trade between both place

  1. Kerala
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Haryana
  4. Karnataka

Que 15. Name the India’s Olympic Silver Medalist who has passed away on 12 July 2016

  1. Leslie Claudius
  2. Pradab Singh
  3. Joe Antic
  4. None of the above

Que 16. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University located in which state

  1. Haryana
  2. Bihar
  3. Odisha
  4. Jharkhand

Que 17. Who won the Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy on 14 July 2016

  1. Koneru Humpy
  2. Antoaneta Stefanova
  3. Olga Girya
  4. Harika Dronavalli

Que 18. Who has been appointed as the new foreign minister of Maldives

  1. Abdul Gayoom
  2. Mohamed Asim
  3. Abdulla Yameen
  4. None of the above

Que 19. Who has been named as the chief ministerial candidate for the assembly polls slated for early 2017 by AICC

  1. Sushilkumar Shinde
  2. Shivraj Patil
  3. Mallikarjun Kharge
  4. Sheila Dikshit

Que 20. Who was appointed as a senior executive in EXL on 13th July 2016

  1. Rohit Kapoor
  2. Som Mittal
  3. Mike Toma
  4. Nitin Sahney

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—Answer Key —

1).3 2).3 3).3 4).2 5).2
6).1 7).4 8).4 9).2 10).4
11).4 12).3 13).1 14).4 15).3
16).2 17).4 18).2 19).4 20).3

Current Affairs Quiz 15 July 2016

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