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Current Affairs Quiz: 2 August 2016

Aug 2, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like2016 Rogers Cup, NDRF station at Sudumbare village, and NADA’s clean chit to Narsingh Yadav among others.

1.  
 Name the Indian translator who won the 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants for English translation of Hindi novel Simsim by Geet Chaturvedi.
a)    Anita Gopalan
b)    Nirmal Verma
c)    Ahmed Shawqi
d)    None of the above

2.    Who has taken over as the Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes?
a)    Atulesh Jindal
b)    Rani Singh Nair
c)    P.K. Sinha
d)    Ajeet Shrivastava

3.    Which team won the fourth edition of Pro Kabaddi League?
a)    Jaipur Pink Panthers
b)    Telugu Titans
c)    Patna Pirates
d)    Puneri Paltan

4.    National Disaster Response Force Director General, OP Singh laid the foundation stone for a permanent NDRF station at Sudumbare village of which city?
a)    Pune
b)    Hyderabad
c)    Dehradun
d)    Kolkata

5.    She won the women’s singles title in the 2016 Rogers Cup.
a)    Madison Keys
b)    Elena Vesnina
c)    Simona Halep
d)    Monica Niculescu

6.    Who of the following won the men’s singles title in the 2016 Rogers Cup?
a)    Kei Nishikori
b)    Novak Djokovic
c)    Rafel Nadal
d)    Andy Murray

7.    Which Bill was passed by Lok Sabha in August 2016 for reconstruction of Financial Assets?
a)    The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Bill, 2016
b)    The Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions Bill, 2016
c)    The Indian Stamp Bill, 2016
d)    Enforcement of Security Interest & Recovery of Debts Laws & Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016

8.    Who was appointed as the Managing Director of Mondelez International's India Business in August 2016?
a)    Chandramouli Venkatesan
b)    Maurizio Brusadelli
c)    Deepak Iyer
d)    Ravi Velloor

9.  
 Who was named as the President of Microsoft India by the parent company Microsoft Inc in August 2016?
a)    Bhaskar Pramanik
b)    Anant Maheshwari
c)    Ajay Vellor
d)    R. Seshasayee

10.    Narsingh Yadav, the Olympic bound wrestler who earlier failed the dope test, was given clean chit by National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) under which Article of the NADA’s anti-doping code.
a)    Article 3.6
b)    Article 9.3
c)    Article 10.4
d)    Article 11

11.    Name the country that enforced a new legislation that grants sweeping powers to its National Security Council (NSC).
a)    North Korea
b)    Malaysia
c)    Afghanistan
d)    Pakistan

12.    Name the typhoon that made its landfall near Dapeng Peninsula in China’s Guangdong province in August 2016.
a)    Nida
b)    Nepartak
c)    Saola
d)    Lupit

13.    The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that was passed in Parliament wants to establish the National Institute of Technology in which state?
a)    Andhra Pradesh
b)    Telangana
c)    Uttarakhand
d)    Assam

14.    Who authored the book R D Burmania: Panchamemoirs?
a)    BG Verghese
b)    Aseem Chhabra
c)    Kartar Lalvani
d)    Chaitanya Padukone

15.
    Name the state that has decided to recruit transgender persons as jail warders as per the directive of the Supreme Court.
a)    Odisha
b)    Bihar
c)    Kerala
d)    Goa

ANSWER.
1. (a) Anita Gopalan
2. (b) Rani Singh Nair
3. (c) Patna Pirates
4. (a) Pune
5. (c) Simona Halep
6. (b) Novak Djokovic
7. (d) Enforcement of Security Interest & Recovery of Debts Laws & Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016
8. (c) Deepak Iyer
9. (b)Anant Maheshwari
10. (c) Article 10.4
11. (b) Malaysia
12. (a) Typhoon Nida
13. (a) Andhra Pradesh
14. (d) Chaitanya Padukone
15. (a) Odisha

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