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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 August 2016

Aug 10, 2016 19:00 IST

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1.    Name the initiative under which Odisha Crime Branch traced 1051 missing and destitute children.
a)    Operation Muskan
b)    Operation Muskan-2
c)    Operation Smile
d)    Operation Smile-2

2.    Name the country with which Russia has agreed to restore bilateral relations and end economic sanctions.
a)    Turkey
b)    Ukraine
c)    North Korea
d)    Brazil

3.    Irom Sharmila, the Iron Lady of Manipur, who ended her hunger strike in Imphal, Manipur started her hunger strike in
a)    January 1999
b)    December 1999
c)    November 2000
d)    September 2001

4.    Which of the following statement/s in regard to Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is true that was passed by Rajya Sabha?
a)    It decreases the retirement age of Presiding Officers of Debt Recovery Tribunals from 65 years to 62 years.
b)    It seeks an amendment in SARFAESI Act, 2002
c)    It seeks an amendment in Indian Stamp Act, 1899
d)    Statement (b) and (c) are true

5.    Who of the following became the first Brazilian to win a Gold medal at 2016 Rio Olympics?
a)    Erika Miranda
b)    Mayra Aguiar
c)    Judoka Silva
d)    Mariana Silva

6.    Who of the following won the gold medal of Judo in 73kg category at 2016 Rio Olympics?
a)    Shohei Ono
b)    Rustam Orujov
c)    Dirk Van Tichelt
d)    Lasha Shavdatuashvili

7.    Parliament of which country has passed legislation that will prohibit police from providing information to the media without government permission.
a)    Turkey
b)    Myanmar
c)    Ukraine
d)    Egypt

 High Court of which state issued directions to the Election Commission that teacher should not be deployed for poll duty during examinations?
a)    Uttar Pradesh
b)    Gujarat
c)    Goa
d)    Delhi

 Name the state that took the decision of increasing tax rates on diesel by one percent and petrol by 1.5 percent.
a)    Delhi
b)    Madhya Pradesh
c)    Haryana
d)    Bihar

10.    Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched 70 Saal Azaadi Yaad Karo Kurbani programme at which of the following places?
a)    Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh
b)    Cuttack, Odisha
c)    Allahabad, Lucknow
d)    Hajipur, Bihar

Who is reappointed as the CMD and CEO of Hero MotoCorp?
a)    Vikram Kasbekar
b)    Pawan Munjal
c)    Santosh Munjal
d)    None of the above

12.    Name the American swimmer who recently won his/her 21st Olympic gold Medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
a)    Ryan Lochte
b)    Conor Dwyer
c)    Katie Ledecky
d)    Michael Phelps

13.    Who is recently appointed as the Managing Director of the State Bank of India?
a)    Ashok Kumar Garg
b)    Raj Kamal Verma
c)    Dinesh Kumar Khara
d)    None of the above

14.    Name the legendary Carnatic vocalist who will be honoured at the United Nations on India’s 70th Independence Day by A.R. Rahman.
a)    T. Brinda
b)    Vasundhara Devi
c)    P. S. Narayanaswamy
d)    M. S. Subbulakshmi

15.    Senate of which country voted to hold an impeachment trial for the nations suspended President Dilma Rousseff.
a)    Brazil
b)    Turkey
c)    Mexico
d)    Germany


1. (b) Operation Muskan-2
2. (a) Turkey
3. (c) November 2000
4. (d) Statement (b) and (c)
5. (c) Judoka Silva
6. (a) Shohei Ono
7. (d) Egypt
8. (a) Uttar Pradesh
9. (d) Bihar
10. (a) Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh
11. (b) Pawan Munjal
12. (d) Michael Phelps
13. (c) Dinesh Kumar Khara
14. (d) M. S. Subbulakshmi
15. (a) Brazil

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