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Current Affairs Quiz: 18 July 2016

Jul 18, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like India’s youngest Chief Minister in Arunachal Pradesh, UNESCO’s world Heritage sites and WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title among others.

Who of the following was appointed as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on 17 July 2016?
a)    Kalikho Pul
b)    Pema Khandu
c)    Tataghata Roy
d)    Nabam Tuki

2.    India’s boxing star Vijender Singh defeated whom to lift the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title at Thyagraj Stadium, New Delhi?
a)    Andrzej Soldra
b)    Samet Hyuseinov
c)    Sonny Whiting
d)    Kerry Hope

 Name the Turkish musician who was appointed as the UNESCO Artist for Peace by the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova.
a)    Markus Stockhausen
b)    Kudsi Erguner
c)    Suleyman Erguner
d)    Nezih Uzel

4.    Who of the following won the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in the women’s segment?
a)    Dipika Pallikal
b)    Joshna Chinappa
c)    Bhuvneshwari Kumari
d)    Anaka Alankamony

5.    Who of the following won the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in the men’s segment?
a)    Harinderpal Singh Sandhu
b)    Ritwik Bhattacharya
c)    Saurav Ghosal
d)    Siddharth Suchde

6.    Which website was launched by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in July 2016 to facilitate two-way communication between the government and citizens?
a)    Skill India Online
b)    Transforming India
c)    MyGov.in
d)    Citizen Portal

7.    When is the Nelson Mandela International Day observed every year?
a)    2 May
b)    19 October
c)    26 August
d)    18 July

8.    Which system was developed by Indian Railways for enhancing the vision of Locomotive Pilots in inclement weather in July 2016?
a)    SMRT Trains System
b)    TBOGI system
c)    TRI-NETRA system
d)    Spot Your Train

9.    Who was appointed as the Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI) in July 2016?
a)    Nilamani Sahoo
b)    Vimal Gupta
c)    Manoj Prabhakar
d)    Guruprasad Mohapatra

10.    Which country has called for a free trade deal with Britain following its exit from the European Union?
a)    Australia
b)    France
c)    The US
d)    India

11.    Name India’s site that was listed in UNESCO’s world Heritage sites in mixed category in July 2016.
a)    khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim
b)    Complexe du Capitole, Chandigarh
c)    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
d)    Mountain Railways of India

12.    Name India’s site that was listed in UNESCO’s world Heritage sites in transnational category in July 2016.
a)    Elephanta Caves
b)    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
c)    khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim
d)    Complexe du Capitole, Chandigarh

13.    Which state won the champion trophy in All India Electricity Board Kabaddi tournament?
a)    Himachal Pradesh
b)    Tamil Nadu
c)    Punjab
d)    Jharkhand

14.    India’s first multi city marathon that was flagged off after a ceremony at the Amar Jawan Jyoti is named as.
a)    India Runs
b)    United India
c)    Great India Run
d)    None of the above

15.    Name the country that opened its border with Colombia for the second time in July 2016 to allow people to cross over to shop for basic foods and medicines.
a)    Peru
b)    Venezuela
c)    Ecuador
d)    Panama


1. (b) Pema Khandu
2. (d) Kerry Hope
3. (b) Kudsi Erguner
4. (a) Dipika Pallikal
5. (c) Saurav Ghosal
6. (b) Transforming India
7. (d) 18 July
8. (c) TRI-NETRA system
9. (d) Guruprasad Mohapatra
10. (a) Australia
11. (a) khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim
12. (d) Complexe du Capitole, Chandigarh
13. (a) Himachal Pradesh
14. (c) Great India Run
15. (b) Venezuela

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