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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 July 2016

Jul 16, 2016 18:15 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like failed military coup, failed military coup and the Ulaanbaatar Declaration among others.

1.    Which country faced a failed military coup wherein at least 90 people were killed and over 1500 soldiers were detained by a military faction?
a)    Afghanistan
b)    Pakistan
c)    Turkey
d)    Nigeria

2.    Which train also known as Magic Train of India celebrated 25 years of service to the underprivileged rural masses?
a)    Health Express
b)    Garibi Hatao Express
c)    JeevanJyoti Express
d)    Lifeline Express

3.    In last two years by what magnitude the electricity generation capacity increased in India?
a)    46000 MW
b)    45000 MW
c)    35000 MW
d)    36000 MW

4.    Which two countries agreed on concrete steps to save the failing Syrian ceasefire?
a)    The US and Syria
b)    Syria and Saudi Arabia
c)    Saudi Arabia and the US
d)    The US and Russia

5.    The Ulaanbaatar Declaration issued recently relates to which international summit?
a)    27th APEC Summit
b)    7th BRICS Summit
c)    11th ASEM Summit
d)    45th NATO Summit

6.    Which day was designated as ASEM Day at the recently concluded Asia-Europe Summit in Mongolia?
a)    1 May
b)    1 March
c)    1 April
d)    1 June

7.    Which historical site in Bihar was declared as the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site?
a)    Bodh Gaya
b)    Rohtas Fort
c)    Nalanda Mahavihara
d)    Vikramasila Monastery

8.    In which state the Ramayana month is celebrated in the month of July and August every year?
a)    Tamil Nadu
b)    Kerala
c)    Karnataka
d)    Andhra Pradesh

9.    What is the rank of India football team in the recently released FIFA World rankings?
a)    151
b)    162
c)    163
d)    152

10.    What is the name of the website launched by Union Government with a view to share the impact of various governance initiatives with citizens in real-time?
a)    Reaching Last Mile
b)    Transforming India
c)    Rejuvenating India
d)    Door-to-Door India

11.  
 As per the Census 2011, what percentage of disable population in India is literate?
a)    51.5
b)    52.5
c)    53.5
d)    54.5

12.    As per Census 2011, what percentage of disable population in India is graduate or above?
a)    6.0
b)    8.5
c)    7.0
d)    9.5

13.    With which State did Ministry of Railways in July 2016 signed a Joint Venture Agreement to expand railway network in the State?
a)    Arunachal Pradesh
b)    Rajasthan
c)    Haryana
d)    Uttarakhand

14.    Which state became the first state in India to start a Happiness Department?
a)    Rajasthan
b)    Madhya Pradesh
c)    Uttar Pradesh
d)    Haryana

15.  
 What is the name of the autobiography of NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin – the second man to land on moon?
a)    Riding Rockets
b)    First Man
c)    The Last Man on the Moon
d)    No Dream is Too High

ANSWER

1-(c) Turkey
2-(d) Lifeline Express
3-(a) 46000 MW
4-(d) The US and Russia
5-(c) 11th ASEM Summit
6-(b) 1 March
7-(c) Nalanda Mahavihara
8-(b) Kerala
9-(d) 152
10-(b) Transforming India
11-(d) 54.5
12-(b) 8.5
13-(c) Haryana
14-(b) Madhya Pradesh
15-(d) No Dream is Too High

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