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Current Affairs Quiz: 13 July 2016

Jul 13, 2016 18:30 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like South China Sea dispute, ICC Test rankings and Forbes list of highest paid celebrities among others.

1.    The biography ‘Ringside with Vijender’ has been authored by
a)    Rudraneil Sengupta
b)    Tarana Khan
c)    Amal Singh
d)    Aruna Dhir

2.    Permanent Court of Arbitration gave the judgment in favour of the Philippines in the ongoing South China Sea dispute. In this context, which one of the following countries is not party to the dispute?
a)    Vietnam
b)    Cambodia
c)    Myanmar
d)    Indonesia

3.    Which bank acquired the Tamil Nadu-based micro finance company Grama Vidiyal which is touted to be the first such acquisition of a micro finance company by a bank?
a)    Bandhan Bank
b)    IDFC Bank
c)    Yes Bank
d)    ICICI Bank

4.    What is the rank of India in the recently released ICC Test rankings?
a)    First
b)    Second
c)    Third
d)    Fourth

5.    Which Indian cricketer topped the list of all-rounder in the recently released ICC rankings?
a)    Ravindra Jadeja
b)    Hardik Pandya
c)    Ravichandran Ashwin
d)    Yuvraj Singh

6.    Which celebrity topped the list of the World's Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016 released by Forbes?
a)    Taylor Swift
b)    Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
c)    James Patterson
d)    Adele

7.    Which of the following Indian celebrities is included in the list of World's Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016 released by Forbes?
a)    Salman Khan
b)    Akshay Kumar
c)    Priyanka Chopra
d)    Shekhar Kapur

8.    The State Bank of India signed a MoU with which of the following IITs to promote fintech start-ups?
a)    IIT Lucknow
b)    IIT Kharagpur
c)    IIT Delhi
d)    IIT Bombay

9.    India and Bangladesh has recently signed a deal for the construction of coal fired power plant. What is the name of the proposed plant?
a)    Rampal Power Station
b)    Kuakata Power Station
c)    Khulna Power Station
d)    None of the above

10.    INS Karna was recently commissioned in Vishakhapatnam. INS Karna is a dedicated base for which of the following Special Operation Forces of India?
a)    Garud Commando Force
b)    MARCOS
c)    Commando Battalion for Resolute Action
d)    Special Frontier Force

11.    Who recently was appointed the Chief of Congress party in the state of Uttar Pradesh?
a)    Sheila Dikshit
b)    Priyanka Vadra
c)    Raj Babbar
d)    Ghulam Nabi Azad

12.    What is the percentage growth in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in May 2016 over the period May 2015?
a)    1.3
b)    1.4
c)    1.0
d)    1.2

13.    The Supreme Court ordered the restoration of former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki's Congress government in which state?
a)    Meghalaya
b)    Sikkim
c)    Arunachal Pradesh
d)    Nagaland

14.    Who was given the charge of Union Ministry of Minority Affairs following the resignation of Najma Hepatullah?
a)    Asifa Khan
b)    Syed Shahnawaz Hussain
c)    MJ Akbar
d)    Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

15.    The Centre recently set up a task force comprising senior officers of Border States and paramilitary forces to identify cross border crimes along which internation border?
a)    Indo-Bangladesh border
b)    Indo-Pakistan border
c)    India-Sri Lanka border
d)    India-Burma border


1- (a) Rudraneil Sengupta
2- (c) Myanmar
3-(b) IDFC Bank
4-(b) Second
5- (c) Ravichandran Ashwin
6- (a) Taylor Swift
7- (b) Akshay Kumar
8- (d) IIT Bombay
9- (a) Rampal Power Station
10- (b) MARCOS
11- (c) Raj Babbar
12- (d) 1.2
13-(c) Arunachal Pradesh
14-(d) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
15-(a) Indo-Bangladesh border

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