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Current Affairs Quiz: 1 July 2016

Jul 1, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, the Earth’s ozone layer over Antarctica is healing and author of the book Future Shock among others.

1.    
Name the veteran sprinter of India who emerged as the fastest male athlete after winning the gold in 100m dash in 10.60secs at the 56th National Inter-state Senior Championships.
a)    Babubhai Panocha
b)    D Sreekanth
c)    Sameer Mon
d)    Niraj Kumar

2.    The first squadron of home-grown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas was inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Aircraft System Testing Establishment in
a)    Bengaluru
b)    Sulur
c)    New Delhi
d)    Chandigarh

3.    Name the journal that published the study that claims that the hole in the Earth’s ozone layer over Antarctica is healing.
a)    Nature
b)    PLOS ONE
c)    Science
d)    Astrophysical Journal

4.    Which Portal was launched by Railways Ministry for employees' grievances redressal?
a)    UPBHOGTA Portal
b)    NIVARAN portal
c)    SAMANVAY Portal
d)    SWAYAM Portal

5.    
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) notified rules for calculating Fair Market Value (FMV) of assets located in India under which Act?
a)    Central Sales Tax Act, 1956
b)    Wealth tax Act, 1957
c)    Customs Act, 1962
d)    Income-tax Act, 1961

6.  
 The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Zubin Irani launched which web portal for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs)?
a)    EasyShiksha
b)    Prashikshak
c)    Vidya Lakshmi
d)    Sakshat

7.    The Interim Administrative Cell of the International Solar Alliance (ISA Cell) signed declaration to promote solar energy globally with which international organisation?
a)    United Nations
b)    International Monetary Funds
c)    World Bank
d)    Asian Development Bank

8.    Which state recorded the highest number of foreign tourist visits in 2015 as per the data released by the Ministry of Tourism?
a)    Uttar Pradesh
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Tamil Nadu
d)    Kerala

9.    Which state recorded the highest number of domestic tourist visits in 2015 as per the data released by the Ministry of Tourism?
a)    Uttar Pradesh
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Kerala
d)    Tamil Nadu

10.    As per Supreme Court directive which of the following section of society is not included under the third gender category (transgender)?
a)    Eunuchs
b)    Bisexuals
c)    Jogappas
d)    Kothis

11.    Name the famous futurist and author of the famous book Future Shock who died recently.
a)    Alvin Toffler
b)    Stanislaw Lem
c)    Mahdi Elmandjra
d)    Raymond Spencer Rodgers

12.  
 Who was appointed as the Acting Director General of Police (DGP), Meghalaya?
a)    S K Jain
b)    Rajiv Mehta
c)    Mukul Sangma
d)    Raghvendra Awasthi

13.    Up to what sum now the Minister-in-charge of the concerned ministry can now approve the non-plan expenditures?
a)    150 crore rupees
b)    250 crore rupees
c)    400 crore rupees
d)    500 crore rupees

14.  
 Name the Italian film actor of Spaghetti Westerns who died in June 2016.
a)    Bud Spencer
b)    Giuseppe Pedersoli
c)    Mario Monicelli
d)    Terence Hill

15.    Name the Padma Vibhushan awardee painter and freedom fighter who died in June 2016.
a)    Nandalal Bose
b)    Ramkinkar Baij
c)    KG Subramanyan
d)    Bhuvan Sisodia

ANSWER

1. (c) Sameer Mon
2. (a) Bengaluru
3. (c) Science
4. (b) NIVARAN portal
5. (d) Income-tax Act, 1961
6. (b) Prashikshak
7. (c) World Bank
8. (c) Tamil Nadu
9. (d) Tamil Nadu
10. (b) Bisexuals
11. (a) Alvin Toffler
12. (a) S K Jain
13. (d) 500 crore rupees
14. (a) Bud Spencer
15. (c) KG Subramanyan

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