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Current Affairs Quiz: 23 July 2016

Jul 23, 2016 13:06 IST

Current Affairs Quiz of the Day covers important topics like Gorakhpur Fertilizer Unit, PATA Awards and Facebook's Aquila drone among others.

1.    Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Joint Parliamentary Committee examining the Land Acquisition Bill?
a)    Ganesh Singh
b)    S S Ahluwalia
c)    Arun Jaitley
d)    None of the above

2.    The Lok Sabha recently passed a bill to establish a new National Institute of Technology in which of the following states?
a)    Assam
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Karnataka
d)    Andhra Pradesh

3.    The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi recently unveiled a foundation stone for revival of a fertilizer unit. This fertilizer is located in which city?
a)    Lucknow
b)    Raipur
c)    Gorakhpur
d)    Moradabad

4.    Who has recently become the first Indian Test Captain to score a double century outside India?
a)    MS Dhoni
b)    Rohit Sharma
c)    Shikhar Dhawan
d)    Virat Kohli

5.    Which of the following Indian states won two Gold Awards at the Pacific Asia Travel Association Awards?
a)    Kerala
b)    Madhya Pradesh
c)    Rajasthan
d)    Odisha

6.    Facebook recently successfully completed test flight of its Internet drone. What is the name of the drone?
a)    Loon Internet
b)    Aquila
c)    Aquira
d)    None of the above

7.    The fourth edition of the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival 2016 recently began in which city?
a)    Jorhat
b)    Dibrugarh
c)    Dispur
d)    Guwahati

8.    Name the annual electronic music festival that recently commenced in Boom, Belgium.
a)    TomorrowWorld
b)    Tomorrowland
c)    What lies beneath
d)    None of the above

9.    Name the golfer that won the KGA women's Pro Championship held in Bengaluru.
a)    Amandeep Drall
b)    Aadil Bedi
c)    Sharmila Nicollet
d)    Amandeep Kaur

10.    Name the veteran journalist associated with Marathi daily newspaper Tarun Bharat who died recently.
a)    Inder Malhotra
b)    K K Katyal
c)    Anil Shinde
d)    None of the above

11.    Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of Lok Sabha Privileges Committee?
a)    Suresh Angadi
b)    Meenakshi Lekhi
c)    Amit Shah
d)    Nirmal Bairagi

12.    Who has been appointed as the Manager of the football team of England?
a)    Glenn Hoddle
b)    Terry Venables
c)    Roy Hodsgen
d)    Sam Allardyce

13.    Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of Parliament House Committee?
a)    Suresh Angadi
b)    Meenakshi Lekhi
c)    Amit Shah
d)    Nirmal Bairagi

14.    Name the eminent Journalist and Doordarshan News Correspondent who passed away recently.
a)    Inder Malhotra
b)    K K Katyal
c)    Anil Shinde
d)    Sanjiv Thomas

15.    How many Public Sector Banks in India have posted losses in the 2015-2016 financial year?
a)    Five
b)    Six
c)    Fourteen
d)    Seven

ANSWERS

1- (a) Ganesh Singh
2- (d) Andhra Pradesh
3- (c) Gorakhpur
4- (d) Virat Kohli
5- (a) Kerala
6- (b)  Aqui;aa
7-(d) Guwahati
8-(b) Tomorrowland
9-(a) Amandeep Drall
10-(c) Anil Shinde
11-(b) Meenkashi Lekhi
12-(d) Sam Allardyce
13-(a) Suresh Angadi
14-(d) Saniv Thomas
15-(c) Fourteen

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