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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 September 2016

Sep 10, 2016 16:04 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like India’s first gold at Rio Paralympic Games, ‘Best Horticulture State’ award and registration module for Indian students studying abroad among others.

1.    Which of the following city topped the 2016 ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India under Hills category?
a)    Nainital, Uttarakhand  
b)    Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
c)    Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
d)    Mussoorie, Uttarakhand  

2.  
 Which of the following city topped the 2016 ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India under Plains category?
a)    Nadia, West Bengal
b)    Dhanbad, Jharkhand
c)    Satara, Maharashtra
d)    Sindhudurg, Maharashtra

3.    Who of the following won India’s first gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games?
a)    Varun Singh Bhati
b)    Mariyappan Thangavelu
c)    Ankur Dhama
d)    Virender Dhanka

4.    Who of the following won bronze medal in the Men’s High Jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympic Games?
a)    Varun Singh Bhati
b)    Farman Basha
c)    Ankur Dhama
d)    Virender Dhanka

5.    Name the state that bagged ‘Best Horticulture State’ award at 9th Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016.
a)    Uttarakhand
b)    Himachal Pradesh
c)    Punjab
d)    Haryana

6.    Name the state that bagged 2016 best agriculture state award at 9th Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016.
a)    Odisha
b)    Haryana
c)    Uttar Pradesh
d)    Punjab

7.    Which smartphone usage and carriage on board aircraft was prohibited by the Civil Aviation Ministry?
a)    Samsung Galaxy Note 7
b)    Apple iPhone 7
c)    Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
d)    Lenovo K3 Note

8.    Name the registration module for Indian students studying abroad that was launched by the Union Government?
a)    India
b)    Study
c)    Madad
d)    Sahayata

9.    ICC withdrew the proposal for what number tier structure in Test Cricket?
a)    One
b)    Two
c)    Three
d)    Four

10.    RBI cancelled the certificvate of registration of how many non-banking financial companies (NBFCs)?
a)    Three
b)    Four
c)    Five
d)    Six

11.    Name the former India coach who was awarded for awarded for his exceptional contribution to the field of shooting by International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) in Delhi.
a)    Chain Singh
b)    Pawan Singh
c)    Anjali Bhagwat
d)    None of the above

12.    As per Guinness World Records, a woman became the youngest woman in the world to have a full beard. Name her
a)    Harnaam Kaur
b)    Jennifer Miller
c)    Annalisa Hackleman
d)    Mariam

13.    Name the asteroid from which NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will collect samples and return back to earth, which will help them to understand the origin of the solar system and the source of water and organic molecules found on Earth.
a)    Aten
b)    Apohele
c)    Apollo
d)    Bennu

14.    Name the country that successfully conducted its fifth nuclear test, most powerful to date, in September 2016.
a)    North Korea
b)    China
c)    Pakistan
d)    Russia

15.    SEBI approved an insurance company to launch its initial public offering (IPO)?
a)    Aviva Life Insurance Co.
b)    Aegon Life Insurance Co.
c)    Bharti AXA Life Insurance Co.
d)    ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co.

ANSWER:
1. (b) Mandi
2. (d) Sindhudurg, Maharahstra
3. (a) Mariyappan Thangavelu
4. (a) Varun Singh Bhati
5. (d) Haryana
6. (a) Odisha
7. (a) Samsung Galaxy Note 7
8. (c) Madad
9. (b) Two
10. (c) Five
11. (b) Pawan Singh
12. (a) Harnaam Kaur
13. (b) Bennu
14. (a) North Korea
15. (d) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co.

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