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Current Affairs Quiz: 22 July 2016

Jul 22, 2016 18:24 IST

Current Affairs Quiz of the Day covers important topics like Sustainable Development Goal Index, WMO prediction on climate change and Global Burden of Disease Study of 2015 among others.

1. The World Meteorological Organisation announced that 2016 is on the track to become world's hottest year on record. As per WMO, global land and ocean average temperature for January 2016–June 2016 was how much Celsius above that the 20th century average?
a) 1.05°C
b) 1.04°C
c) 1.03°C
d) 1.02°C

2. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India?
a) Vijay Bhushan Pandey
b) Ajay Bhushan Pandey
c) Jay Bhushan Pandey
d) None of the above

3. Name the former French cyclist, who rode in eleven editions of the Tour de France, who died recently.
a) Lucien Didier
b) Greg LeMond
c) Dominique Arnaud
d) Christian Levavasseur

4. Who has been appointed as the financial advisor to the Chief Minister of Kerala?
a) Geetha Jairam
b) Revathy Rajan
c) Mikhail Raj
d) Gita Gopinath

5. As per the Global Burden of Disease Study of 2015, around how many new HIV infections were reported in the year 2015?
a) 4 lakh
b) 50 Thousand
c) 2 lakh
d) 3 Lakh

6. Which State government constituted a State Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (STAGI) in July 2016?
a) Odisha
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Kerala
d) West Bengal

7. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) in July 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which organisation to develop 12 sewage treatment plants (STP)?
a) National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)
b) Indian Institute of Environment Management (IIEM)
c) Centre For Environment Education (CEE)
d) Center for Environmental Nuclear Research (CENR)

8. Which Company topped the 2016 Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest firms that was released on 21 July 2016?
a) China National Petroleum
b) Sinopec Group
c) Walmart
d) State Grid

9. Which Indian Company got the highest ranking in the 2016 Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest firms that was released on 21 July 2016?
a) State Bank of India
b) Oil and Natural Gas Corp
c) Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd
d) Indian Oil Corporation

10. Name the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox News Channel who resigned in July 2016?
a) Rupert Murdoch
b) Bill O'Reilly
c) Roger Ailes
d) Chris Wallace

11. Which country topped the inaugural Sustainable Development Goal Index (SDG Index) that was released recently?
a) Sweden
b) Denmark
c) Finland
d) Australia

12. What was the rank of India in the recently released inaugural Sustainable Development Goal Index (SDG Index)?
a) 110
b) 112
c) 113
d) 114

13. Name the aircraft carrier which will be preserved as museum after it is de-commissioned.
a) INS Vikramaditya
b) INS Vikrant
c) INS Viraat
d) INS Arihant

14. Who will head the committee constituted to prepare a draft plan on Ganga river?
a) Justice (retd) MB Shah
b) Justice (retd) Girdhar Malviya
c) Justice (retd) Bhupendra Yadav
d) Justice (retd) SK Das

15. Odisha govt formed a judicial panel for reforms in Jagannath temple management which will be headed by
a) Justice (retd) Bimal Prasad Das
b) Justice (retd) Girdhar Malviya
c) Justice (retd) Bhupendra Yadav
d) Justice (retd) SK Das

ANSWERS

1- (a) 1.05°C
2- (b) Ajay Bhushan Pandey
3- (c) Dominique Arnaud
4- (d) Gita Gopinath
5- (c) 2 lakh
6- (c)  Kerala
7-(a) National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)
8-(c) Walmart
9-(d) Indian Oil Corporation
10-(c) Roger Ailes
11-(a) Sweden
12-(a) 110
13-(c) INS Viraat
14-(b) Justice (retd) Girdhar Malviya
15-(a) Justice (retd) Bimal Prasad Das

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