Current Affairs Quiz 4 August 2016

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— Current Affairs Quiz- 4 Aug 2016 —


Daily | Current Affairs Quiz | Total- 29 Ques | 9-Minute-Read | By Raksha | PDF Version




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Que 1. Which country has made the world’s first Transit Elevated Bus?

  1. Japan
  2. USA
  3. Mexico
  4. China

Que 2. Who has been elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal?

  1. Pushpa Kamal Dahal
  2. Khadga Prasad Oli
  3. Jhala Nath Khanal
  4. Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala

Que 3. In which city of Pakistan was the 7th meeting of SAARC Immigration Authorities held?

  1. Karachi
  2. Lahore
  3. Faisalabad
  4. Islamabad

Que 4. Name the translator and artist has been awarded the 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for translating the Hindi novel “ Simsim ”.

  1. Geet Chaturvedi
  2. Nahar Singh Jasol
  3. Qurratulain Hyder
  4. Anita Gopalan

Que 5. Name the Bill regarding road safety which has been passed by the government on August 3.

  1. Road Safety Act, 2016
  2. Indian Traffic Act, 2016
  3. Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  4. Motor Car Act, 2016

Que 6. Which of the following became the first state of India to approve sewage and waste water policy?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Gujarat

Que 7. Which of the following Constitutional Article was referred by Delhi High Court to hold that Lt. Governor is the administrative head of the National Capital Territory?

  1. Only Article 239
  2. Only Article 239AA
  3. Both Article 239 & 239AA
  4. None of the above

Que 8. Who has been appointed as the General Manager of Integral Coach Factory?

  1. Rashmi Chaudhary
  2. Jitendra Singh
  3. P K Yadav
  4. Sudhanshu Mani

Que 9. Who will be awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?

  1. Ram Puniyani
  2. Shubha Mudgal
  3. Amitabh Bachchan
  4. Mohammed Firoz khan

Que 10. Who resigned as Managing Director of JM Financial Ltd in August 2016?

  1. Kishore Biyani
  2. Nimesh Kampani
  3. Hemendra Kothari
  4. Nusli Wadia

Que 11. Rajya Sabha on 3 August 2016 passed The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014. The Bill exempts which of the following Goods and Services from its purview?

  1. Tobacco Products
  2. Alcohol
  3. Steel
  4. Furniture

Que 12. Which facility was launched by Union Government in August 2016 that allows people to sign documents digitally from remote places?

  1. LegalDesk
  2. eSignDesk
  3. AadhaarDesk
  4. e-KYCDesk

Que 13. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) of Kerala with cabinet rank?

  1. CP Nair
  2. Neela Gangadharan
  3. VS Achuthanandan
  4. EK Nayanar

Que 14. Name the Egyptian-American scientist and winner of 1999 Nobel Prize for Chemistry who died recently.

  1. Manfred Eigen
  2. Ahmed Zewail
  3. Giulio Natta
  4. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

Que 15. Who has been elected as the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission on 1 August 2016

  1. Claudia Bokel
  2. Angela Ruggiero
  3. Poul Erik Hoyer
  4. Hayley Wickenheiser

Que 16. The seventh meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Immigration Authorities was held in which city

  1. Dhaka
  2. New Delhi
  3. Islamabad
  4. Kathmandu

Que 17. Who was unanimously elected as Chairman of the 7th meeting of SAARC meeting

  1. Ahmed Saleem
  2. Fathimath Saeed
  3. Usman A. Bajwa
  4. None of the above

Que 18. Which of the following country has approved an economic stimulus package worth 275 billion dollars in attempt kick-start the economy and boost growth of the world’s third-largest economy

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

Que 19. Which Northeast state will have the country’s longest rail tunnel along with the world’s tallest girder rail bridge

  1. Manipur
  2. Mizoram
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Assam

Que 20.  Which state has the first state in the country to approve sewage and wastewater policy

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Haryana
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Rajasthan

Que 21. Which of the following IT sector has backed an Israel-based cloud computing startup called Cloudyn Ltd and picked up a minority stake for $4 million

  1. Wipro
  2. TCS
  3. HCL
  4. Infosys

Que 22. How many Jan Aushadhi Stores to be opened across India

  1. 1,000
  2. 2,000
  3. 3,000
  4. 4,000

Que 23. Which well known investment banker and market veteran resigned from MD post at JM Financial Limited

  1. Nimesh Kampani
  2. Nimesh Shah
  3. Nimesh Gupta
  4. Nimesh Somani

Que 24. BHEL commissions 500MW Marwa Thermal Power station in which state

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Haryana
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Chhattisgarh

Que 25.  Who is the head of a four-member legal panel to help the Board understand the implications of the Justice Lodha Committee reforms

  1. Adarsh Kumar Goel
  2. V. R. Krishna Iyer
  3. Markandey Katju
  4. S. H. Kapadia

Que 26. The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 with voice Vote has passed in Rajya Sabha to amend the Dentists Act which year

  1. 1948
  2. 1950
  3. 1986
  4. 1956

Que 27. L&T-Mitsubishi Hitachi JV bags Rs 3860 crore order for power project in which state

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Haryana
  4. Maharashtra

Que 28. Which of the following Indian – American has named as the New York’s Chief Digital Officer

  1. Digvijaya Singh
  2. Sree Sreenivasan
  3. S Balakrishna
  4. John charles

Que 29. Who has been appointed as the General Manager of East Central Railway (ECR)

  1. Rajeev Bhargava
  2. N. Rajsekhar
  3. D K Gayen
  4. Jagdeo Kalia

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—Answer Key —

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

Current Affairs Quiz 4 Aug 2016

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  1. Q no. 9 ) Shubha Mudgal has been selected for the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award for her outstanding contribution towards the promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill. The award carries a citation and cash award of Rs 10 lakh.

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