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Current Affairs Quiz: 13 September 2016

Sep 13, 2016 16:59 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Higher Education Financing Agency, Direct Selling Guidelines 2016, BRICS Wellness Workshop and first Indian woman to bag a medal at the Paralympics among others.

1.    Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman will soon be appointed as Director of the Board. Who is the Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics?
a)    Lee Kun-hee
b)    Lee Kun-see
c)    Lee Jae-hee
d)    Lee Jae-yong

2.    The Union Cabinet approved the creation of the HEFA for creating capital assets in higher educational institutions. What is the full form of HEFA?
a)    High Education Financing Agency
b)    Higher Edification Financing Agency
c)    Higher Education Financing Agency
d)    None of the above

3.    The Union Government recently released Direct Selling Guidelines 2016 framework. Why were they issued?
a)    To protect interests of Direct Selling Firms
b)    To protect consumers from Ponzi frauds
c)    Both (a) and (b)
d)    None of the above

4.    How much of a world's wilderness has reduced in the past two decades, according to a study conducted by the scientists from the University of Queensland in Australia?
a)    A fifth
b)    A seventh
c)    A tenth
d)    An Eighth

5.    The Union Cabinet recently approved the extension of contract between Ministry of Earth Sciences and the International Seabed Authority for exploration of
a)    Nickel Nodules
b)    Polymetallic Nodules
c)    Semimetallic Nodules
d)    Cobalt Nodules

6.    Where the first BRICS Wellness Workshop was held?
a)    New Delhi
b)    Jabalpur
c)    Ambala
d)    Bengaluru

7.    Name the Indian athlete who became the first Indian woman to bag a medal at the Paralympics.
a)    Deepa Malik
b)    Deepa Karmakar
c)    Jogi Rao
d)    None of the above

8.    Who was recently named as the brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Pension Yojana?
a)    Amitabh Bachchan
b)    Sachin Tendulkar
c)    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
d)    Vidya Balan

9.    Indian athlete Deepa Malik recently bagged a silver medal at the Rio Paralympics. She won the medal in which of the following events?
a)    Archery
b)    Boccia
c)    Cycling
d)    Shotput

10.    Which Indian state was adjudged as the cleanest state in terms of rural sanitation?
a)    Sikkim
b)    Arunachal Pradesh
c)    Kerala
d)    Nagaland

11.    Who was recently appointed as the Prime Minister of Armenia?
a)    Serzh Sargsyan
b)    Karen Karapetyan
c)    Hovik Abrahamyan
d)    None of the above

12.    Who was appointed as the CEO of Holiday Club resorts?
a)    Lionel Ressi
b)    Liro Rossi
c)    Vivek Jain
d)    Anand Mehta

13.    Which stock exchange became the first Indian stock exchange to file Initial Public Offering with SEBI?
a)    Bombay Stock Exchange
b)    National Stock Exchange of India
c)    Calcutta Stock Exchange
d)    Madras Stock Exchange

14.    Which state government officially launched AIR Regional News Unit’s Facebook page?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Punjab
c)    Haryana
d)    Chhattisgarh

15.    The 2016 India-US Economic Summit will be held in which of the following cities?
a)    Mumbai
b)    Chandigarh
c)    New Delhi
d)    Bengaluru

1. (d) Lee Jae-yong
2. (c) Higher Education Financing Agency
3. (b) To protect consumers from Ponzi frauds
4. (c) A tenth
5. (b) Polymetallic Nodules
6. (d) Bengaluru
7. (a) Deepa Malik
8. (d) Vidya Balan
9. (d) Shotput
10. (a) Sikkim
11. (b) Karen Karapetyan
12. (b) Liro Rossi
13. (a) Bombay Stock Exchange
14. (d) Chhattisgarh
15. (d) Bengaluru

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