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Current Affairs Quiz: 12 September 2016

Sep 12, 2016 17:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like flexi-funds in CSS, Durand Cup, GST Council and 2016 US Open among others.

1.    Under the fresh flexi-fund guidelines for Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), flexi-funds in each CSS have been increased from the current 10 percent to what percent for states?
a)    15 percent
b)    20 percent
c)    25 percent
d)    30 percent

2.    Under the fresh flexi-fund guidelines for Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), flexi-funds in each CSS have been increased from the current 10 percent to what percent for Union Territories?
a)    20 percent
b)    25 percent
c)    30 percent
d)    35 percent

3.    Name the state that notified the guidelines for transparent auction and scientific mining and hiked the penalty for offences under the mining act.
a)    Himachal Pradesh
b)    Jharkhand
c)    Chhattisgarh
d)    Uttarakhand

4.    Who of the following won the 2016 Durand Cup football title?
a)    Aizawal FC
b)    DSK Shivajians
c)    Army Green
d)    Neroca FC

5.    The Union Cabinet approved the formation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council. The Council will be created as per which Article of the amended Constitution?
a)    Article 279B
b)    Article 279
c)    Article 279D
d)    Article 279A

6.    Name the drama series that became the Most-Awarded Drama in Emmy History?
a)    Narcos
b)    Game of Thrones
c)    Beauty & the Beast
d)    Suits

7.    Name the veteran journalist associated with Sulabh Patrika who passed away recently.
a)    K K Katyal
b)    Inder Malhotra
c)    Khaba Mkhize
d)    Ramsewak Shrivastava

8.    Who won the 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title?
a)    Stan Wawrinka
b)    Novak Djokovic
c)    Roger Federer
d)    Rafael Nadal

9.    The world’s first driverless bus service was launched recently in which of the following French cities?
a)    Paris
b)    Mice
c)    Lyon
d)    Nantes

10.    Who won the 2016 US Open Men’s Doubles title?
a)    Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez
b)    Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek
c)    Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini
d)    Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares

11.    Angelique Kerber became the second German player to win the US Open. Who was the first German player to win the US Open?
a)    Sabine Lisicki
b)    Steffi Graf
c)    Annika Beck
d)    Julia Gorges

12.    The surgeons of which country recently performed the world’s first robotic operation inside the eye?
a)    The United Kingdom
b)    France
c)    Russia
d)    Japan

13.    Stan Wawrinka defeated which of the following players in the final to win the 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title?
a)    Novak Djokovic
b)    Roger Federer
c)    Rafael Nadal
d)    None of the above

14.    Who became the first Indian cueist to win a medal at the Sangsom 6 Red Snooker World Championship?
a)    Subhash Agarwal
b)    Pankaj Advani
c)    Manish Jain
d)    Geet Sethi

15.    Who is the winner of the 2016 US Open Women’s Singles title?
a)    Angelique Kerber
b)    Karolina Pliskova
c)    Serena Williams
d)    None of the above

ANSWERS:
1. (c) 25 percent
2. (c) 30 percent
3. (a) Himachal Pradesh
4. (c) Army Green
5. (d) Article 279A
6. (b) Game of Thrones
7. (d) Ramsewak Shrivastava
8. (a) Stan Wawrinka
9. (c) Lyon
10. (d) Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares
11. (b) Steffi Graf
12. (a) The United Kingdom
13. (a) Novak Djokovic
14. (b) Pankaj Advani
15. (a) Angelique Kerber

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