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Current Affairs Quiz: 20 July 2016

Jul 20, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 1817 Paika revolt against the British Empire, Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 and suspension of Russian Deputy Sports Minister among others.

1.    Name the state assembly that passed the Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualifications) Amendment Bill 2016 to amend the Section 2 of the 1951 Act.
a)    Karnataka
b)    Delhi
c)    Bihar
d)    Kerala

2.    Name the Russian Deputy Sports Minister who was suspended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
a)    Anatoly Serdyukov
b)    Yury Nagornykh
c)    Vitaly Mutko
d)    Sergei Shoigu

3.    Which of the following statements about the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 is true that was passed by Rajya Sabha?
a)    It prohibits employment of children below 14 years in all occupation
b)    It aligns the 1986 Act with Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009
c)    It defines children between age group of 13 to 17 years as adolescents
d)    Union Government can either add or omit any hazardous occupation from the list included

4.    Name the state that has decided to celebrate the bicentenary (200 years) of the 1817 Paika revolt against the British Empire in 2016.
a)    Telangana
b)    Odisha
c)    Gujarat
d)    Tamil Nadu

5.    Name the country whose scientists said that it will conduct the world's first Zika vaccine test on humans.
a)    Canada
b)    United States
c)    France
d)    Britain

6.    Name the former Indian hockey player and part of the team that won gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, who died recently.
a)    Mohammed Shahid
b)    Abdul Shahid
c)    Mohammed Shehzad
d)    Joe Antic

7.    Who was recently awarded with the BBC World Service News Komla Dumor Award for 2016?
a)    Nancy Kacungira
b)    Didi Akinyelure
c)    Dele Olejede
d)    None of the above

8.    Who recently became the first Indian to win the Mr World title?
a)    Prateik Jain
b)    Taher Ali
c)    Rohit Khandelwal
d)    Inder Bajwa

9.    Who was appointed the Managing Director of 2019 Cricket World Cup?
a)    Colin Graves
b)    Ian Lovett
c)    Peter Wright
d)    Steve Elworthy

10.  
 Who was appointed as the Digital Ambassador of Axis Bank’s new product named Multi-Currency Forex Card?
a)    Purab Kohli
b)    Upen Patel
c)    Rannvijay Singh
d)    Anushka Sharma

11.    Name the country that in July 2016 formally announced its wish to rejoin the African Union (AU) 32 years after leaving the organisation.
a)    Sudan
b)    Morocco
c)    Djibouti
d)    Niger

12.    MPs of which country backed in Parliament the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system?
a)    Israel
b)    United Kingdom
c)    France
d)    North Korea

13.    
Who of the following officially clinched the Republican nomination for the US President after a state-by-state vote at the Party Convention?
a)    Ted Cruz
b)    Bernie Sanders
c)    Donald Trump
d)    Hillary Rodham Clinton

14.    Who of the following was elected as President of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA)?
a)    Imran Ansari
b)    Farooq Abdullah
c)    Abdul Wahid Tanveer
d)    Parvez Rasool

15.    Name the state whose three cadre IAS officers were empanelled in the rank of the Union Secretary at a time for the first time.
a)    Telangana
b)    Gujarat
c)    Tamil Nadu
d)    Odisha

ANSWER.
1. (d) Kerala
2. (b) Yury Nagornykh
3. (c) It defines children between age group of 13 to 17 years as adolescents
4. (b) Odisha
5. (a) Canada
6. (a) Mohammed Shahid
7. (b) Didi Akinyelure
8. (c) Rohit Khandelwal
9. (d) Steve Elworthy
10. (a) Purab Kohli
11. (b) Morocco
12. (b) United Kingdom
13. (c) Donald Trump
14. (a) Imran Ansari
15. (d) Odisha

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