Current Affairs Quiz 22 July 2016

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— Current Affairs Quiz- 22 July 2016 —


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Que 1. Selena Quintanilla is a –

  1. Hollywood Actress
  2. British Politician
  3. Singer and Song writer
  4. Russian Gymnast

Que 2. India has signed a social security agreement with which of the following countries?

  1. Japan
  2. Denmark
  3. Germany
  4. USA

Que 3. Viking 1 was the spacecraft sent by NASA to which of the following planets?

  1. Mercury
  2. Mars
  3. Venus
  4. Saturn

Que 4. What is India’s rank in World Sustainability Development Goals Index?

  1. 110
  2. 125
  3. 25
  4. 50

Que 5. Which of the following states has recently banned old diesel and petrol vehicles?

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

Que 6. Michel Kakade has entered the Guinness book of World Records for

  1. Walking from Kashmir to Kanyakumari on foot
  2. Cycling across the Golden Quadrilateral
  3. Completing the World tour on foot
  4. Completing the Golden Quadrilateral on foot

Que 7. Solar plane Aquila has been designed by

  1. Facebook
  2. Microsoft
  3. Apple
  4. Google

Que 8. National Electoral Roll Purification (NERP) programme has been launched by which of the following agencies?

  1. Central Vigilance Commission
  2. Election Commission of India
  3. Central Information Commission
  4. Ministry of Home Affairs

Que 9. Which of the following countries has topped the index of Sustainable Development Goals?

  1. Canada
  2. Sweden
  3. Denmark
  4. USA

Que 10. Sheikh Hasina is the

  1. President of Bangladesh
  2. Foreign Minister of Bangladesh
  3. Foreign Minister of Pakistan
  4. Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Que 11. Odisha govt formed a judicial panel for reforms in Jagannath temple management which will be headed by

  1. Justice (retd) Bimal Prasad Das
  2. Justice (retd) Girdhar Malviya
  3. Justice (retd) Bhupendra Yadav
  4. Justice (retd) SK Das

Que 12. Name the aircraft carrier which will be preserved as museum after it is de-commissioned.

  1. INS Vikramaditya
  2. INS Vikrant
  3. INS Viraat
  4. INS Arihant

Que 13. Which country topped the inaugural Sustainable Development Goal Index (SDG Index) that was released recently?

  1. Sweden
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. Australia

Que 14. Which Indian Company got the highest ranking in the 2016 Fortune 500 list of the world’s biggest firms that was released on 21 July 2016?

  1. State Bank of India
  2. Oil and Natural Gas Corp
  3. Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd
  4. Indian Oil Corporation

Que 15. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) in July 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which organisation to develop 12 sewage treatment plants (STP)?

  1. National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)
  2. Indian Institute of Environment Management (IIEM)
  3. Centre For Environment Education (CEE)
  4. Center for Environmental Nuclear Research (CENR)

Que 16. As per the Global Burden of Disease Study of 2015, around how many new HIV infections were reported in the year 2015?

  1. 4 lakh
  2. 50 Thousand
  3. 2 lakh
  4. 3 Lakh

Que 17. Name the former French cyclist, who rode in eleven editions of the Tour de France, who died recently.

  1. Lucien Didier
  2. Greg LeMond
  3. Dominique Arnaud
  4. Christian Levavasseur

Que 18. The World Meteorological Organisation announced that 2016 is on the track to become world’s hottest year on record. As per WMO, global land and ocean average temperature for January 2016–June 2016 was how much Celsius above that the 20th century average?

  1. 1.05°C
  2. 1.04°C
  3. 1.03°C
  4. 1.02°C

Que 19. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India?

  1. Vijay Bhushan Pandey
  2. Ajay Bhushan Pandey
  3. Jay Bhushan Pandey
  4. None of the above

Que 20. Who has been appointed as the financial advisor to the Chief Minister of Kerala?

  1. Geetha Jairam
  2. Revathy Rajan
  3. Mikhail Raj
  4. Gita Gopinath

Que 21. Which State government constituted a State Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (STAGI) in July 2016?

  1. Odisha
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Kerala
  4. West Bengal

Que 22. Which Company topped the 2016 Fortune 500 list of the world’s biggest firms that was released on 21 July 2016?

  1. China National Petroleum
  2. Sinopec Group
  3. Walmart
  4. State Grid

Que 23. Name the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox News Channel who resigned in July 2016?

  1. Rupert Murdoch
  2. Bill O’Reilly
  3. Roger Ailes
  4. Chris Wallace

Que 24. What was the rank of India in the recently released inaugural Sustainable Development Goal Index (SDG Index)?

  1. 110
  2. 112
  3. 113
  4. 114

Que 25. Who will head the committee constituted to prepare a draft plan on Ganga river?

  1. Justice (retd) MB Shah
  2. Justice (retd) Girdhar Malviya
  3. Justice (retd) Bhupendra Yadav
  4. Justice (retd) SK Das

Que 26. Which organisation announced 2016 is set to be world’s hottest year on record

  1. WHO
  2. WMO
  3. WOM
  4. NGO

Que 27. Expansion of WMO

  1. World Meteorological Organisation
  2. World Meteorologic Organisation
  3. World Meteorologically OrganisationS
  4. World Metrological Organisation

Que 28. Who is the previous CEO of UIDAI

  1. Ajay Bhushan Pandey
  2. Nandan Nilekani
  3. William D. Green,
  4. None of the above

Que 29. What does NISAR stand for in the context of ISRO-NASA collaborations?

  1. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Remote
  2. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar
  3. NASA-ISRO Symbiotic Aperture Radar
  4. None of the above

Que 30. Which Bill was passed by the Union Cabinet in July 2016 to evolve a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of the transgenders

  1. Transgender Rights Bill, 2016
  2. Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016
  3. Protection for Transgenders in public places Bill, 2016
  4. Bill to protect Transgenders Right, 2016

 


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—Answer Key —

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

Current Affairs Quiz 22 July 2016

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