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Current Affairs Quiz: 14 May 2016

May 14, 2016 16:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, FIFA’s first female Secretary General and urban air quality database of WHO among others.

1.    Who of the following was sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court on 14 May 2016?
a)    Justice Vineet Saran
b)    Justice AK Patnaik
c)    Justice Naveen Sinha
d)    Justice Virender Singh

2.    The Prime Minister along with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on 14 May 2016 released a Declaration' at Ninora village in Ujjain. Name it.
a)    Simhastha
b)    Indo-Lanka Declaration
c)    Declaration of Peace
d)    Tamil Declaration

3.    Name the state that on 13 May 2016 notified its Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Act 2016.
a)    Bihar
b)    Gujarat
c)    Haryana
d)    Odisha

4.    Name the woman who on 13 May 2016 was named as the FIFA’s first female Secretary General (SG).
a)    Helen Clark
b)    Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura
c)    Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed
d)    Patricia Scotland

5.    Who headed the committee appointed by Haryana Government that on 13 May 2016 submitted its report on Jat Quota agitation to Chief Minister Manohar Lal?
a)    B B Tandon
b)    Madhukar Gupta
c)    H R Nagendra
d)    Parkash Singh

6.    Name the country that on 13 May 2016 passed a comprehensive bill on Opioid abuse by young athletes and babies.
a)    Germany
b)    United States
c)    Britain
d)    Russia

7.    World Health Organization in its urban air quality database released on 12 May 2016 claimed that Zabol is the world’s most polluted city in terms of air quality. Zabol is a city of which country?
a)    Iran
b)    Nigeria
c)    China
d)    Russia

8.    Which of the following Indian city is not part of four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution as claimed by WHO’s urban air quality database released in 12 May 2016?
a)    Gwalior
b)    Allahabad
c)    Patna
d)    Ahmedabad

9.    Name the state that on 12 May 2016 decided to implement caste based reservation policy in contractual jobs in government and its undertaking.
a)    Bihar
b)    Jharkhand
c)    Odisha
d)    Himachal Pradesh

10.    Name the Spiritual leader and chief of Nirankari Mission who died on 13 May 2016 in a road accident in Montreal, Canada.
a)    Baba Hardev Singh
b)    Baba Avtar Singh
c)    Baba Buta Singh
d)    None of the above

11.    India got its Union Cabinet’s approval to sign the inter-governmental agreement with this country on 12 May 2016.
a)    Bangladesh
b)    Malaysia
c)    Maldives
d)    Mauritius

12.    The Kenyan government has decided to close World's biggest refugee camp that houses an estimated 328000 refugees mostly from Somalia. Name it.
a)    Mae La camp
b)    Dadaab camp
c)    Kakuma Camp
d)    Dollo Ado Camp

13.    Hockey India on 12 March 2016 recommended whose name for the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award?
a)    Shankar Lakshman
b)    CR Kumar
c)    Chinadorai Deshmutu
d)    Sylvanus Dung Dung

 Hockey India on 12 March 2016 recommended whose name for the Dronacharya Award?
a)    CR Kumar
b)    Sylvanus Dung Dung
c)    V R Raghunath
d)    Lal Bokhari

15.    Who became the interim President of Brazil following the suspension of Dilma Rousseff on 12 May 2016?
a)    Michel Temer
b)    Fernando Collor
c)    Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
d)    None of the above

1. (c) Justice Naveen Sinha
2. (a) Simhastha
3. (c) Haryana
4. (b) Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura
5. d) Parkash Singh
6. (b) United States
7. (a) Iran
8. (d) Ahmedabad
9. (b) Jharkhand
10. (a) Baba Hardev Singh
11. (d) Mauritius
12. (b) Dadaab camp
13. (d) Sylvanus Dung Dung
14. (a) CR Kumar
15. (a) Michel Temer

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