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Current Affairs Quiz: 1 August 2016

Aug 1, 2016 19:00 IST

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1.    The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup will be held in which of the following country?
a)    India
b)    Iran
c)    Pakistan
d)    Bangladesh

2.    Who of the following was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court?
a)    Syed Rafat Alam
b)    DY Chandrachud
c)    Ferdino Rebello
d)    Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale

3.    Which intelligence and security agency of India was added to the Second Schedule of the RTI Act, 2005 in July 2016 leading to its exemption from the purview of the Act?
a)    Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)
b)    National Security Guards (NSG)
c)    Border Security Force (BSF)
d)    Strategic Forces Command (SFC)

 Which book was authored by Ravi Velloor that chronicles India's journey in the decade before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rise?
a)    Laid in India
b)    India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears
c)    India: A Million Mutinies Now
d)    India's Unending Journey

5.    Which Indian State signed MoU with Japan to develop food value chain in the state?
a)    Gujarat
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Andhra Pradesh
d)    Odisha

6.    Who was appointed as the Head of Online and E-commerce of Lenovo India in August 2016?
a)    Rajesh Thadani
b)    Rahul Agarwal
c)    Rajiv Rao
d)    Amar Babu

7.    Who has been conferred with the 2016 Mohun Bagan Ratna?
a)    Syed Nayeemuddin
b)    Karuna Sankar Bhattacharya
c)    Amal Dutta
d)    Santosh Kashyap

8.    Who won the 2016 German Grand Prix of F1?
a)    Nico Rosberg
b)    Lewis Hamilton
c)    Daniel Ricciardo
d)    Sebastian Vettel

9.    Who has been elected as the first woman governor of Tokyo?
a)    Shiomura Ayaka
b)    Seiko Noda
c)    Yuriko Koike
d)    Tomomi Inada

 Who has recently assumed the charge of Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel?
a)    Aspy Engineer
b)    Arjan Singh
c)    Pratap Chandra Lal
d)    B Suresh

11.    Who of the following became the first skydiver to jump from 25000 feet (7620 meters) without a parachute a wingsuit?
a)    Cheryl Stearns
b)    Luke Aikins
c)    Don Kellner
d)    Eric Bradley

12.    Name the train that was train that was flagged off by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu between Agartala and Delhi.
a)    Tripura Sundari Express
b)    Sundar Tripura Express
c)    Agartala-Delhi Express
d)    Tripura Express

13.    Name the state that unanimously passed a resolution to rename its High Court after the state.
a)    Tamil Nadu
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Uttar Pradesh
d)    West Bengal

14.    Which of the following state is not part of the advisory regarding the fishing boats, barges and coastal craft that was issued by Coast Guard in Mumbai to the coastal states?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Goa
c)    Lakshadweep
d)    Andhra Pradesh

15.    The 47-day-long annual monsoon trawling ban was lifted midnight in which state?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Goa
c)    Kerala
d)    Andhra Pradesh

1. (a) India
2. (d) Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale
3. (d) Strategic Forces Command (SFC)
4. (b) India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears
5. (c) Andhra Pradesh
6. (a) Rajesh Thadani
7. (a) Syed Nayeemuddin
8. (b) Lewis Hamilton
9. (c) Yuriko Koike
10. (d) B Suresh
11. (b) Luke Aikins
12. (a) Tripura Sundari Express
13. (a) Tamil Nadu
14. (d) Andhra Pradesh
15. (c) Kerala

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