Current Affairs Quiz 25 July 2016

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— Current Affairs Quiz- 25 July 2016 —


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Que 1. Who amongst the following has won the Women’s Tour de France?

  1. Andre Greipel
  2. Lotta Lepisto
  3. Chloe Hosking
  4. Marianne Vos

Que 2. Who amongst the following won the Google Community Award from Asia?

  1. Narayan Murthy
  2. Rahul Yadav
  3. Advay Ramesh
  4. Yogit Akshar

Que 3. India’s first Green Train Corridor has been flagged from

  1. Rameswaram
  2. Madurai
  3. Chennai
  4. Thane

Que 4. Zika virus is spread by which of the following insect/animal?

  1. Rat
  2. Lizard
  3. Mosquito
  4. Cockroach

Que 5. Name the female violinist who will be conferred with the coveted Sangita Kalanidhi Award for the year 2016.

  1. L Athira Krishna
  2. Akkarai Subbalakshmi
  3. A Kanyakumari
  4. Jyotsna Srikanth

Que 6. Which musical instrument does A Kanyakumari play?

  1. Violin
  2. Sitar
  3. Tabla
  4. Santoor

Que 7. Solar Impulse 2 aircraft on July 24 took off from which country on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the globe?

  1. Italy
  2. Oman
  3. Egypt
  4. Brazil

Que 8. Who has been appointed as Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to examine provisions of the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, 2015?

  1. Gokaraju Ganga Raju
  2. Kiren Rijiju
  3. Biren Singh Engti
  4. Ganesh Singh

Que 9. Which country on July 23 has shut more than 1000 schools following an emergency decree?

  1. Pakistan
  2. Turkey
  3. Nigeria
  4. Brunei

Que 10. How many actors and filmmakers were conferred with the Icon Awards at the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival?

  1. 5
  2. 7
  3. 3
  4. 2

Que 11. Which country has unveiled the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, AG600, can contain 12 tonnes water in 20 seconds?

  1. USA
  2. Israel
  3. Taiwan
  4. China

Que 12. Name the Indian aircraft carrier which embarked its final journey on July 23 from Mumbai to Kochi.

  1. INS Viraat
  2. INS Vikramaditya
  3. INS Sindhukesari
  4. INS Ranvir

Que 13. According to which bank reports the public investments in India have gone up 21% in FY’16?

  1. Bank Of America
  2. Hdfc bank
  3. Hsbc Bank
  4. None of these

Que 14. Who is the Founder and CEO of Amazon.com and 3rd richest person?

  1. Werner Vogels
  2. Richard Donchian
  3. Paul Tudor Jones
  4. Jeff Bezos

Que 15. Which of the following singer(s) has been conferred Mahanayak Award by West Bengal CM?

  1. Lata Mangeshkar
  2. Bappi Lahiri
  3. Kavita Krishnamurty
  4. Both 2 and 4

Que 16. Who will head the committee that was constituted to prepare guidelines for desiltation of river Ganga?

  1. NK Singh
  2. Madhav Chitale
  3. Arvind Subramanian
  4. Anand Desai

Que 17. Who has won the 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad?

  1. Dominic Thiem
  2. Pablo Andújar
  3. Roger Federer
  4. Feliciano López

Que 18. Name the Indian javelin thrower who won gold in the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Poland by setting a new world record (U-20) of 86.48m.

  1. Krishna Poonia
  2. Seema Antil
  3. Navjeet Kaur Dhillon
  4. Neeraj Chopra

Que 19. Name the famous Modern Indian artist who passed away recently.

  1. Syed Haider Raza
  2. Benode Behari Mukherjee
  3. Kalipada Ghoshal
  4. Jamini Roy

Que 20. Who of the following was conferred with West Bengal’s Mahanayak Samman awards recently by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee?

  1. Bappi Lahiri
  2. Arijit Singh
  3. Mithun Chakraborty
  4. Pritam Chakraborty

Que 21. Bar Council of India (BCI) have suspended 126 lawyers of which state and prohibited them from practising in any court or tribunal?

  1. Kerala
  2. Karnataka
  3. Assam
  4. Tamil Nadu

Que 22. Name Nepal’s Prime Minister who resigned from his office ahead of a no-confidence vote.

  1. Khadga Prasad Oli
  2. Prachanda
  3. Madhav Kumar Nepal
  4. Baburam Bhattarai

Que 23. Name the Rio Olympic qualified Indian wrestler who failed a dope test after being tested positive for a banned substance steroid.

  1. Sushil Kumar
  2. Yogeshwar Dutt
  3. Narsingh Yadav
  4. Bajrang Punia

Que 24. India’s first Water Metro project was recently launched in which of the following cities?

  1. Kochi
  2. Kolkata
  3. Port Blair
  4. Kozhikode

Que 25. Name the Indian shooter who won the trap bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy.

  1. Manavaditya Rathore
  2. Anant Naruka
  3. Kriti Gupta
  4. Kismat Chopra

Que 26. The Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences recently joined hands with which of the following oil and gas companies to launch field trials oil-degrading bacteria?

  1. Indian Oil Corporation
  2. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  3. ONGC
  4. Cairn India

Que 27. Name the Indian skeet who won the bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy.

  1. Sharan Susheel
  2. Kismat Chopra
  3. Kynan Chenai
  4. Anant Naruka

Que 28. India’s first Green Rail Corridor, which ensures zero toilet discharge on rail tracks, was inaugurated recently by Railways Minister Suresh

  1. Prabhu in which state?
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Kerala
  4. Karnataka

Que 29. RBI has received a proposal from the Commerce and Industry Ministry to use a part of Forex reserves to give ______ loans at ______ interest rates to the Export Import Bank of India.

  1. Long-term loans at high-interest rates
  2. Short-term loans at low-interest rates
  3. Short-term loans at high-interest rates
  4. Long-term loans at low-interest rates

Que 30. HDFC Ltd will issue non-convertible debentures (NCDs) on a private placement basis to raise ______ crore.

  1. Rs.1000 crore
  2. Rs.2000 crore
  3. Rs.3000 crore
  4. Rs.4000 crore

Que 31. To attract investment in IT, electronics and biotechnology sector, Odisha has decided to organize an investors’ meet in _______.

  1. Bhubaneswar
  2. Bangalore
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Chennai

Que 32. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) organised a day-long conference on Startup India on July 23 in ________.

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Odisha
  3. New Delhi
  4. Gujarat

Que 33. Union Ministers Kalraj Mishra and Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises technology centre at

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Mumbai
  3. Visakhapatnam
  4. Ranchi

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—Answer Key —

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

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