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Current Affairs Quiz: 13 August 2016

Aug 13, 2016 19:01 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like International Youth Day, Startup Warehouse of Nasscom and Consumer Price Inflation for July 2016 among others.

1.    The 2016 International Youth Day was celebrated on

a)    11 August
b)    12 August
c)    13 August
d)    14 August

2.    Which State Government approved 33 percent reservation to women in urban local bodies?

a)    Assam
b)    Tripura
c)    Nagaland
d)    Manipur

3.    This State Government decided to make Aadhar Card mandatory for procurement of paddy from farmers?

a)    Odisha
b)    Telangana
c)    Karnataka
d)    Rajasthan

4.    Identify the Chinese table tennis champion who became the fifth male player to complete the Grand Slam by winning gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016.

a)    Ma Long
b)    Zhang Jike
c)    Zhou Qi
d)    Sun Kye

5.    These two South American countries agreed to reopen pedestrian border that was closed in 2015 to curb smuggling.

a)    Colombia and Peru
b)    Venezuela and Brazil
c)    Peru and Argentina
d)    Venezuela and Colombia

6.    The 2016 World Bio-Fuel Day was celebrated on

a)    10 August
b)    11 August
c)    12 August
d)    13 August

7.    In which city of Andhra Pradesh, the Nasscom launched operations of Startup Warehouse under its 10000 startup initiative by 2020.

a)    Visakhapatnam
b)    Amaravati
c)    Tirupati
d)    Kurnool

8.    To which country Russia delivered S-400 Triumph missile systems?

a)    Azerbaijan
b)    Crimea
c)    Armenia
d)    Latvia

9.    Which of the following was documented as the oldest living vertebrate on the planet?

a)    Greenland shark
b)    Blue Whale
c)    Galápagos tortoise
d)    African elephant

10.    As per the CSO data, the Consumer Price Inflation for July 2016 rose to

a)    4.07%
b)    5.07%
c)    6.07%
d)    7.07%

11.    Antrix Corporation Limited that was in news is related to which of the following organsiations?

a)    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
b)    Indian Space Research Organisation
c)    Medical Council of India
d)    Defence Research Development Organisation

12.    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated a data bank portal for which of the following enterprises?

a)    Micro enterprises
b)    Small enterprises
c)    Medium enterprises
d)    All of the above

13.    Who was appointed as the head of committee on FDI norms pertaining to e-commerce industry?

a)    Madhav Chitale
b)    Ananad Desai
c)    Amitabh Kant
d)    N K Singh

14.    Who topped the 100 Richest Tech Billionaires In The World 2016 List of Forbes?

a)    Mark Zuckerberg
b)    Bill Gates
c)    Azim Premji
d)    Shiv Nadar

15.    Identify India’s top squash player who won the PSA Australian Open in Melbourne.

a)    Dipika Pallikal
b)    Joshna Chinappa
c)    L S Settipalli
d)    None of them



1. (b) 12 August
2. (c) Nagaland
3. (a) Odisha
4. (a) Ma Long
5. (d) Venezuela and Colombia
6. (a) 10 August
7. (a) Visakhapatnam
8. (b) Crimea
9. (a) Greenland shark
10. (c) 6.07%
11. (b) Indian Space Research Organisation
12. (d) All of the above
13. (c) Amitabh Kant
14. (b) Bill Gates
15. (a) Dipika Pallikal

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