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Current Affairs Quiz: 15 September 2016

Sep 15, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Reliance-Aircel merger, ‘Tamil Ratna’ award and signed $38 Billion in Military Aid with United States among others.

1.    What was the theme for the International Day of Democracy that was observed on 15 September 2016?
a)    Strengthening Voices for Democracy
b)    Space for Civil Society
c)    Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
d)    Engaging youth on democracy

2.    Who of the following was honoured with ‘Tamil Ratna’ award by America Tamil Sangam in September 2016?
a)    Kamal Hasan
b)    Subramanian Swamy
c)    Shankar Mahadevan
d)    Hema Malini

3.    Name the country that signed $38 Billion in Military Aid with United States?
a)    Iran
b)    Israel
c)    South Korea
d)    Ukraine

4.    Which country recently announced to resume work on Giant Sea Wall to save its sinking capital?
a)    Maldives
b)    Malaysia
c)    Philippines
d)    Indonesia

5.  
 Who was recently appointed the Chairman of Isuzu Motors India?
a)    Hiroyasu Miura
b)    Hiroshi Nakagawa
c)    Hiroshi Miura
d)    None of the above

6.    The Reliance Communications recently agreed to merge with Aircel. Which of the following is the parent company of Aircel?
a)    Maxis Communications
b)    Matrix Communications
c)    Matrics Communications
d)    None of the above

7.    What was the colour of the ball used during the 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament?
a)    White
b)    Red
c)    Pink
d)    None of the above

8.    Which of the following teams was the runner-up of the 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament?
a)    India Blue
b)    India Red
c)    India Green
d)    Tie between India Blue and India Green

9.    Who won the 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament?
a)    Indian Blue
b)    India Red
c)    India Green
d)    Tie between India Blue and Indian Green

10.    Which of the following is not included in the recipients list of 2015 National Medal of Arts to be given by US President Barack Obama?
a)    Mel Brooks
b)    Santiago Jiménez
c)    Morgan Freeman
d)    Stephen King

11.    Name the cricketer who signed the deal to become Australia's batting coach until March 2020.
a)    Graeme Hick
b)    Graham Thorpe
c)    Alec Stewart
d)    Robin Smith

12.  
 Himachal Pradesh will develop a smart intergrated township in jathiadevi near Shimla in collaboration with which country?
a)    Singapore
b)    Germany
c)    Italy
d)    The United States

13.    Name the country that will host the 17th Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM).
a)    Venezuela
b)    Sri Lanka
c)    Malaysia
d)    Cambodia

14.    Name the operation that as launched by Army to maintain peace in the Kashmir Valley.
a)    Calm Down
b)    Rakshak
c)    For Peace
d)    Aman ki Khoj

15.    Who of the following is not part of the those Indian-Americans who were awarded by Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) at Houston for their outstanding work as entrepreneurs and building bridges" between India and the US?
a)    Malisha Patel
b)    Revati Puranik
c)    Abezaar S Tayabji
d)    MD Anderson

ANSWER

1. (c) Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
2. (c) Subramanian Swamy
3. (b) Israel
4. (d) Indonesia
5. (b) Hiroshi Nakagawa
6. (a) Maxis Communications
7. (c) Pink
8. (b) India Red
9. (a) Indian Blue
10. (d) Stephen King
11. (a) Graeme Hick
12. (a) Singapore
13. (a) Indonesia
14. (a) Calm Down
15. (d) MD Anderson

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