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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 August 2016

Aug 25, 2016 18:07 IST

1. Name the state that named Sakshi Malik, the woman wrestler who won the bronze medal at Rio Olympics, as its brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign.
a) Punjab
b) Haryana
c) Assam
d) Uttar Pradesh

2.
'Sugamya Pustakalaya' the e-library for Persons with print Disabilities was launched under which of the following campaign/yojana of Prime Minister?
a) Accessible India Campaign
b) Skill India Campaign
c) Kaushal Vikas Yojana
d) Nai Manzil Yojana

3. Union Cabinet approved revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income with a nation. Name the nation.
a) Finland
b) France
c) Fiji
d) Cyprus

4. Name the country that signed a peace deal with rebels ending five decade conflict.
a) Syria
b) Ukraine
c) Colombia
d) Egypt

5. Union Cabinet approved the signing of new Air Services Agreement (ASA) with a country that updates the existing ASA that was signed in 1974. Name the country.
a) Fiji
b) South Africa
c) France
d) Myanmar

6. Name the state in which a special pink colour envelop under speed post was launched by Justice Virender Singh with a purpose to expedite judicial process.
a) Jharkhand
b) Odihsa
c) West Bengal
d) Delhi

7. Name the country that was struck by a high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale which led to death of about 150 people.
a) Ecuador
b) Argentina
c) Italy
d) Paraguay

8. Union Cabinet enhanced the compensation to victims of terror and left extremism from three lakh rupees to:
a) Four lakh
b) Five lakh
c) Six lakh
d) Eight lakh

9.
The 1st BRICS Film Festival will be hosted in which city of India in September 2016?
a) Delhi
b) Panaji
c) Mumbai
d) Jaipur

10. Which State High Court cancelled the recruitment process of about four thousand police sub inspectors initiated by the state government?
a) Jharkhand
b) Bihar
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh

11. Name the famous political leader who served as Governor of several States for a record period of 17 years and died in August 2016?
a) Kaptan Singh Solanki
b) Mani Shankar Iyer
c) Akhlaq Ur Rahman Kidwai
d) Rahul Kumar Chetri

12. Which actress topped the list of  The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016?
a) Melissa McCarthy
b) Jennifer Aniston
c) Scarlett Johansson
d) Jennifer Lawrence

13.
Which Indian actress made her entry in the Forbes list of World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016?
a) Deepika Padukone
b) Priyanka Chopra    
c) Aishwariya Rai
d) Sonam Kapoor

14. The BRICS Countries adopted which declaration during the second meeting of BRICS Ministers for Disaster Management in August 2016?
a) Brasilia Declaration
b) Chennai Declaration
c) Udaipur Declaration
d) Manama Declaration

15. The 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit will be held in which state?
a) Maharashtra
b) Goa
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Haryana

ANSWER
1. (b) Haryana
2. (a) Accessible India Campaign
3. (d) Cyprus
4. (c) Colombia
5. (a) Fiji
6. (a)  Jharkhand
7. (c) Italy
8. (b) Five lakh
9. (a) Delhi
10. (d) Uttar Pradesh
11. (c) Akhlaq Ur Rahman Kidwai
12. (d) Jennifer Lawrence
13. (a) Deepika Padukone
14. (c) Udaipur Declaration
15. (b) Goa

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