Current Affairs Quiz 26 July 2016

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Que 1. Which of the following institutes recently developed the Solar Power Tree for generation of electricity from solar energy?

  1. Institute for Research and Development
  2. Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute
  3. Central Institute of Technology
  4. National Physical Laboratory

Que 2. Name the state that notified the “Freight Assistance Scheme” for the exporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) located anywhere in the State.

  1. Punjab
  2. Haryana
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

Que 3. Who recently assumed the charge as President of Kerala State Sports Council?

  1. Mercy Kuttan
  2. George Thomas
  3. T.P. Dasan
  4. D. Vijayakumar

Que 4. The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Lok Sabha seeks to amend the Institutes of Technology Act of which year?

  1. 1957
  2. 1961
  3. 1972
  4. 1989

Que 5. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently gave its approval for installation of Ghatampur Thermal Power Project. The project will be located in which state?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Que 6. The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Lok Sabha seeks to add Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at which of the following cities?

  1. Ranchi
  2. Nalanda
  3. Dharwar
  4. Bhilai

Que 7. Scientists have recently succeeded in sequencing the genes of which of the following ancient crops?

  1. Rice
  2. Wheat
  3. Barley
  4. Maize

Que 8. Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu launched the nation’s first Green Rail Corridor on which railway stretch of India?

  1. Kalka–Shimla
  2. Jammu-Katra
  3. Rameswaram-Manamadurai
  4. Tiruchirappalli-Madurai

Que 9. The former Governor of the Reserve Book of India recently wrote a book, which will be launched soon. What is the title of the book?

  1. Who Moved My Money?
  2. Who Moved My Rate?
  3. The Mystery of RBI
  4. Who Moved My Interest Rate?

Que 10. As per reports, Union Government decided to reduce the number of Maoist-affected districts by what number from existing 106 districts?

  1. 10
  2. 15
  3. 20
  4. 30

Que 11. BRICS policy planning dialogue meeting began in which city of India?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Panji
  3. Patna
  4. Lucknow

Que 12. Which of the African nation is not part of the second phase of the Feed the Future- India Triangular Training Programme that was launched in July 2016?

  1. Kenya
  2. Algeria
  3. Malawi
  4. Liberia

Que 13. Name the Rio-bound shot putter from India who became the second athlete to test positive for a banned substance.

  1. Om Prakash Singh
  2. Inderjeet Singh
  3. Vikas Gowda
  4. Irfan Kolothum Thodi

Que 14. Name the country whose seven swimmers were banned from the Rio Olympics.

  1. Japan
  2. China
  3. Ukraine
  4. Russia

Que 15. Which of the Asian nation is not part of the second phase of the Feed the Future- India Triangular Training Programme that was launched in July 2016?

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Cambodia
  3. Lao PDR
  4. Sri Lanka

Que 16. Who has been appointed as the Director General of the National Museum?

  1. Buddha Rashmi Mani
  2. Ismail Qureshi al Hashmi
  3. N. D. Tiwari
  4. Govind Singh Kunjwal

Que 17. Which country on July 26 ended the Zika emergency?

  1. Mexico
  2. Nigeria
  3. Brazil
  4. Colombia

Que 18. Green Berets is _____ Army’s Special Forces.

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

Que 19. The Lok Sabha has passed the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which will help in setting up how many new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)?

  1. 13
  2. 20
  3. 10
  4. 6

Que 20. Riek Machar is the Vice President of which country?

  1. DRC
  2. Algeria
  3. South Sudan
  4. Nigeria

Que 21. Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first-ever round-the-world flight by landing in which country?

  1. UAE
  2. Russia
  3. Japan
  4. Egypt

Que 22. What are the areas affected by the Maoist insurgency in India called?

  1. Red corridor
  2. Orange corridor
  3. Black corridor
  4. Green corridor

Que 23. Who won the 2016 Swiss Open Tennis tournament?

  1. Albert Ramos-Viñolas
  2. Guido Pella
  3. Feliciano Lopez
  4. Fernando Verdasco

Que 24. The Sangita Kalanidhi Award is given by which music academy

  1. Visakha Music Academy
  2. The Music Academy Madras
  3. The Kerala Music Academy

Que 25. Which of the following country prime minister has resigned from his office ahead of a no-confidence vote.

  1. Nepal
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Myanmar
  4. Argentina

Que 26. Which aircraft carrier is known as the Grand Old Lady among Indian naval officers

  1. INS Aranya
  2. INS Vishal
  3. INS Arjuna
  4. INS Viraat

Que 27. Which of the following country scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito

  1. US
  2. Canada
  3. Brazil
  4. France

Que 28. What is the name of another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito

  1. Culiseta
  2. Mansonia
  3. Orthopodomyia
  4. Culex quinquefasciatus

Que 29. The India’s first Green Rail Corridor was inaugurate in which state

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Karnataka
  4. Maharashtra

Que 30. Which of the following Indian shooter has won the in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy.

  1. Anant Naruka
  2. Manavaditya Rathore
  3. Harjeet Singh
  4. Santa Singh

Que 31. Who has won the 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix title of Formula One

  1. Lewis Hamilton
  2. Nico Rosberg
  3. Daniel Ricardo
  4. Sebastian Vettel

Que 32. Who has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ITC

  1. Basudeb Sen
  2. Dinesh Kumar Mehrotra
  3. Sanjiv Puri
  4. P V Dhobale

Que 33. For IPR benefits, startups need which certificate

  1. DIPP
  2. Ministry
  3. PAN
  4. TAN

Que 34. The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on which bank for the alleged Rs 6000 crore forex related irregularities

  1. Bank of India
  2. Canara Bank
  3. Bank of Baroda
  4. Central Bank of India

Que 35. Which of the following Indian skeet has won bronze medal in the Champion of Champions in skeet event of the Junior World Cup

  1. Anant Naruka
  2. Manavaditya Rathore
  3. Harjeet Singh
  4. Santa Singh

Que 36. The Union Government is planning to redraw Red Corridor by reducing the number of ___________

  1. Maoist
  2. Naxalite
  3. Boko Haram
  4. Tehrik-i-Taliban

Que 37. DBT will be linked to Aadhaar towards the close of the calendar year. What does DBT stand for

  1. Direct Benefit Transfers
  2. Direct Benefit Technology
  3. Direct Beneficiary Transfers
  4. None of the above

Que 38. Which of the following state Government has notified the “Freight Assistance Scheme” for the exporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) located anywhere in the State

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

Que 39. Startup India States Conference to be held in which city

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

Que 40. Scientists have discovered two small worlds far outside the orbit of which planet

  1. Saturn
  2. Venus
  3. Neptune
  4. Pluto

Que 41. Which state is the top rank in Urban and Rural Internet connectivity Index list

  1. New Delhi
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Gujarat

Que 42. Which bank has signed an agreement with Reliance Jio Money for one-click payment service.

  1. RBL Bank
  2. City Union Bank
  3. Federal Bank
  4. ICICI Bank

Que 43. Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar statue to be installed in which city

  1. Bhopal
  2. Dispur
  3. Haridwar
  4. Raipur

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—Answer Key —

1).2 2).2 3).3 4).2 5).4
6).4 7).3 8).3 9).4 10).3
11).3 12).2 13).2 14).4 15).4
16).1 17).4 18).4 19).4 20).3
21).1 22).1 23).3 24).2 25).1
26).4 27).3 28).4 29).1 30).1
31).1 32).3 33).1 34).3 35).1
36).1 37).1 38).1 39).2 40).3
41).2 42).3 43).3

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