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Current Affairs Quiz: 15 July 2016

Jul 15, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy, fifth report SIT on black money and RBI’s regulatory Working Group among others.

1.    Name the cricketer who became the oldest captain to score a century in a Test match.
a)    Misbah-ul-Haq
b)    AB de Villiers
c)    MS Dhoni
d)    Steve Smith

2.    Name India's Grand Master who won the Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy in Chendu, China.
a)    Olga Girya
b)    Koneru Humpy
c)    Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi
d)    Harika Dronavalli

3.    Name the author of the book titled ‘Who Moved My Interest Rate’?
a)    Raghuram Rajan
b)    Duvvuri Subbarao
c)    Y. V. Reddy
d)    C. Rangarajan

4.    Who was recently appointed the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Jute Corporation of India Limited?
a)    Y V Murthy
b)    C. Rangarajan
c)    K V R Murthy
d)    None of the above

5.    Who headed the SC-constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money that submitted its fifth report to the apex court?
a)    MC Joshi
b)    Justice MB Shah
c)    Justice Rajinder Sachar
d)    Ram Jethmalani

6.    Which country was declared as Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus free in July 2016 by the World Health Organization (WHO)?
a)    Malaysia
b)    China
c)    India
d)    Nepal

7.  
 What was the theme of the World Youth Skills Day 2016?
a)    Youth skills for work and life in the post-2015 agenda
b)    Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment
c)    Youth Employment through Skill Development
d)    Skilling Youth for Sustainable Goals

8.    Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in July 2016?
a)    Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi
b)    Sarvendra Vikram Bahadur
c)    Satbir Bedi
d)    Kailash Singh Yadav

9.  
 Nasdaq-listed Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corp (TRTL) in July 2016 acquired which Indian travel agency?
a)    Make My Trip
b)    TripAdvisor
c)    Yatra Online
d)    Expedia.com

10.    The SC-constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money in its fifth report recommended ban on cash transactions above what limit?
a)    1 lakh rupees
b)    3 lakh rupees
c)    5 lakh rupees
d)    10 lakh rupees

11.    India in July 2016 signed 100 Million US dollar Loan for Cauvery Delta project in Tamil Nadu with which organisation?
a)    International Monetary Fund
b)    World Bank
c)    United Nations
d)    Asian Development Bank

12.    The SC-constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money in its fifth report suggested capping the cash holding of an industry or individual up to what amount?
a)    10 lakh rupees
b)    15 lakh rupees
c)    18 lakh rupees
d)    20 lakh rupees

13.    
The Rare Marbled Map butterfly (Cyrestis cocles) was sighted in Eastern Ghats of which state?
a)    Odisha
b)    Tamil Nadu
c)    Karnataka
d)    Andhra Pradesh

14.    The Union Government revised the time schedule for making payments under the Income Declaration Scheme 2016 by
a)    30 September 2016
b)    31 March 2017
c)    30 September 2017
d)    31 December 2017

15.    
Who of the following will head the RBI constituted inter regulatory Working Group that will study the entire gamut of regulatory issues relating to Fin Tech and Digital Banking in India?
a)    Nitin Chugh
b)    AS Ramasastri
c)    Sudarshan Sen
d)    Sarat Kumar Malik

ANSWER.
1. (a) Misbah-ul-Haq
2. (d) Harika Dronavalli
3. (b) Duvvuri Subbarao
4. (c) K V R Murthy
5. (b) Justice M B Shah
6. (c) India
7. (b) Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment
8. (a) Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi
9. (c) Yatra Online
10. (b) 3 lakh rupees
11. (d) Asian Development Bank
12. (b) 15 lakh rupees
13. (d) Andhra Pradesh
14. (c) 30 September 2017
15. (c) Sudarshan Sen

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