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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 August 2016

Aug 16, 2016 19:01 IST

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1. In which city India’s first BIO-CNG plant was inaugurated?

a)    Hyderabad
b)    Pune
c)    Kolkata
d)    Bengaluru

2. The National Committee on Trade Facilitation related to which international organisation?

a)    World Trade Organisation
b)    International Monetary Fund
c)    World Bank
d)    World Economic Forum

3. Who won the gold medal in men’s singles tennis category in Rio 2016 Olympic Games?

a)    Noval Djokovic
b)    Rafael Nadal
c)    Andy Murray
d)    Juan Martin Del Potro

4. Which company inaugurated India’s facility to produce Nickel metal of LME grade from primary resource at Ghatsila in Jharkhand?

a)    Steel Authority of India Limited
b)    Hindustan Copper Limited
c)    Rashtriya Ispat Nigam
d)    Jindal Steel and Power

5. Who will head the National Committee on Trade Facilitation that was formed by the Union Government?

a)    Union Cabinet Secretary
b)    Union Commerce Secretary
c)    Union Finance Secretary
d)    Foreign Secretary

6. Which country launched the world's first quantum satellite named Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) satellite in August 2016?

a)    Japan
b)    United States
c)    China
d)    India

7. Which Bank launched the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) based *99# Mobile Application for basic banking needs?

a)    State Bank of India
b)    Oriental Bank of Commerce
c)    Bank of Baroda
d)    Union Bank of India

8. Name the eminent poet and lyricist who passed away in August 2016 and penned a novel titled Silk City in Tamil?

a)    T  Balumahendra
b)    S K Seeman
c)    Velainu Vandhutta
d)    Na Muthukumar

9. Who created a world record of 82.29m in women’s hammer throw to win gold at Rio Olympics?

a)    Anita Wlodarczyk
b)    Sophie Hitchon
c)    Wenxiu Zhang
d)    None of the above

10. Which state government recently launched a mobile application for its Kanyashree Prakalpa project?

a)    Odisha
b)    West Bengal
c)    Madhya Pradesh
d)    Maharashtra

11. Usain Bolt won gold in men’s 100-metre final at the Rio Olympics. He belongs to which country?

a)    Anguilla
b)    Barbados
c)    Jamaica
d)    Puerto Rico

12. Name the head of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha who died recently.

a)    Yogiji Maharaj
b)    Shastriji Maharaj
c)    Gunatitanand Swami
d)    Pramukh Swami Maharaj

13. Who won gold in Men's omnium track cycling at Rio Olympics?

a)    Elia Viviani
b)    Mark Cavendish
c)    Lasse Norman Hansen
d)    Roger Kluge

14. Who was appointed as the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court in August 2016?

a)    DH Waghela
b)    Sujata Manohar
c)    Manjula Chellur
d)    Sushant Rohilla

15. Anita Wlodarczyk who created a world record of 82.29m in women’s hammer throw to win gold at Rio Olympics belongs to which country?

a)    Denmark
b)    Poland
c)    Russia
d)    Germany



1. (b) Pune
2. (a) World Trade Organisation
3. (c) Andy Murray
4. (b) Hindustan Copper Limited
5. (a) Union Cabinet Secretary
6. (c) China
7. (d) Union Bank of India
8. (d) Na Muthukumar
9. (a) Anita Wlodarczyk
10. (b) West Bengal
11. (c) Jamaica
12. (d) Pramukh Swami Maharaj
13. (a) Elia Viviani
14. (c) Manjula Chellur
15. (b) Poland

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