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Current Affairs Quiz: 24 September 2016

Sep 24, 2016 16:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Joint Military Exercise INDRA-2016, Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and Mission Parivar Vikas among others.

1.    Name the long range air-to-air missile that was successfully test fired by Indian Air Force from Mirage-2000 Upgrade combat aircraft.
a)    Novator K-100
b)    Barack-8
c)    MICA
d)    Astra

2.
    Name the state/union territory that increased the retirement age of doctors working in its hospitals to 65 years.
a)    Pondicherry
b)    Delhi
c)    West Bengal
d)    Punjab

3.    Name the Sangeet Natak Akademi winning Hindi and Urdu writer and television personality who died in September 2016.
a)    Reoti Saran Sharma
b)    Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya
c)    Gobind Tez
d)    TA Rasaq

4.    Name the country with which India started a Joint Military Exercise ‘INDRA-2016’?
a)    Nepal
b)    Russia
c)    Sri Lanka
d)    China

5.    Staffan de Mistura, the UN Special Envoy to a country called the countries crisis as the worst humanitarian tragedy since the Second World War. Name the country.
a)    Iraq
b)    North Korea
c)    Syria
d)    Ukraine

6.    
Name the venue from where Asia’s oldest and world’s 3rd toughest mountain biking (MTB) race kicked off.
a)    Shimla
b)    Nainital
c)    Mussoorie
d)    Manali

7.    By what percent, the Union Government cut import duty on wheat and potato to boost supplies and check prices of the commodities during the upcoming festival season?
a)    5 percent
b)    10 percent
c)    15 percent
d)    20 percent

8.    Name the state that adopted the resolution to use Cauvery water only for drinking needs.
a)    Tamil Nadu
b)    Pondicherry
c)    Kerala
d)    Karnataka

9.    Name the person for whose birth centenary commemoration the Union Government approved the constitution of two committees.
a)    Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b)    MS Golwalkar
c)    Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
d)    Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

10.    Name the state that quashed all notifications regarding 10 percent quota for EBC Economically Backward Classes.
a)    Haryana
b)    Gujarat
c)    Goa
d)    Maharashtra

11.    Name the Pakistani cricketer who became the first Pakistani to receive Test mace from ICC.
a)    Mohammad Hafeez
b)    Shahid Afridi
c)    Misbah-ul-Haq
d)    Younis Khan

12.    Who of the following was appointed as the Indian ambassador to the United States of America?
a)    Pavan Kapoor
b)    Navtej Sarna
c)    Pankaj Saran
d)    Ronen Sen

13.  
 Who of the following topped in the 2016 Forbes list of 100 Richest Indians?
a)    Azim Premji
b)    Acharya Balkrishna
c)    Anil Ambani
d)    Mukesh Ambani

14.  
 In what number of high focus districts the Union Government will soon launch Mission Parivar Vikas for improved family planning services?
a)    120
b)    136
c)    145
d)    162

15.    Who of the following was appointed as the Chief Justice of Kerala High Court?
a)    Girish Chandra Gupta
b)    Mohan M. Shantanagoudar
c)    Chittatosh Mookerjee
d)    Ashok Bhushan

Answer.
1. (c) MICA
2. (b) Delhi
3. (a) Reoti Saran Sharma
4. (b) Russia
5. (c) Syria
6. (a) Shimla
7. (b) 10 percent
8. (d) Karnataka
9. (c) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
10. (b) Gujarat
11. (c) Misbah-ul-Haq
12. (b) Navtej Sarna
13. (d) Mukesh Ambani
14. (c) 145
15. (b) Mohan M. Shantanagoudar

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