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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 July 2016

Jul 25, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Committee to prepare guidelines for desiltation of river Ganga, first Indian to win gold in World athletics championships and West Bengal’s Mahanayak Samman awards among others.

1.    Who will head the committee that was constituted to prepare guidelines for desiltation of river Ganga?
a)    NK Singh
b)    Madhav Chitale
c)    Arvind Subramanian
d)    Anand Desai

2.    Name the Indian javelin thrower who won gold in the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Poland by setting a new world record (U-20) of 86.48m.
a)    Krishna Poonia
b)    Seema Antil
c)    Navjeet Kaur Dhillon
d)    Neeraj Chopra

3.    Who of the following was conferred with West Bengal’s Mahanayak Samman awards recently by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee?
a)    Bappi Lahiri
b)    Arijit Singh
c)    Mithun Chakraborty
d)    Pritam Chakraborty

4.    Name Nepal's Prime Minister who resigned from his office ahead of a no-confidence vote.
a)    Khadga Prasad Oli
b)    Prachanda
c)    Madhav Kumar Nepal
d)    Baburam Bhattarai

5.    Name the Rio Olympic qualified Indian wrestler who failed a dope test after being tested positive for a banned substance steroid.
a)    Sushil Kumar
b)    Yogeshwar Dutt
c)    Narsingh Yadav
d)    Bajrang Punia

6.    Name the Indian shooter who won the trap bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy.
a)    Manavaditya Rathore
b)    Anant Naruka
c)    Kriti Gupta
d)    Kismat Chopra

7.    Name the Indian skeet who won the bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy.
a)    Sharan Susheel
b)    Kismat Chopra
c)    Kynan Chenai
d)    Anant Naruka

8.    India’s first Green Rail Corridor, which ensures zero toilet discharge on rail tracks, was inaugurated recently by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu in which state?
a)    Tamil Nadu
b)    Kerala
c)    Karnataka
d)    Assam

 Bar Council of India (BCI) have suspended 126 lawyers of which state and prohibited them from practising in any court or tribunal?
a)    Kerala
b)    Karnataka
c)    Assam
d)    Tamil Nadu

10.    Union Ministers Kalraj Mishra and Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises technology centre at
a)    Hyderabad
b)    Mumbai
c)    Visakhapatnam
d)    Ranchi

11.    India’s first Water Metro project was recently launched in which of the following cities?
a)    Kochi
b)    Kolkata
c)    Port Blair
d)    Kozhikode

12.    The Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences recently joined hands with which of the following oil and gas companies to launch field trials oil-degrading bacteria?
a)    Indian Oil Corporation
b)    Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
c)    ONGC
d)    Cairn India

13.    Name the female violinist who will be conferred with the coveted Sangita Kalanidhi Award for the year 2016.
a)    L Athira Krishna
b)    Akkarai Subbalakshmi
c)    A Kanyakumari
d)    Jyotsna Srikanth

14.    Who has won the 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad?
a)    Dominic Thiem
b)    Pablo Andújar
c)    Roger Federer
d)    Feliciano López

15.    Name the famous Modern Indian artist who passed away recently.
a)    Syed Haider Raza
b)    Benode Behari Mukherjee
c)    Kalipada Ghoshal
d)    Jamini Roy

1. (b) Madhav Chitale
2. (d) Neeraj Chopra
3. (a) Bappi Lahiri
4. (a) Khadga Prasad Oli
5. (c) Narsingh Yadav
6. (a) Manavaditya Rathore
7. (d) Anant Naruka
8. (a) Tamil Nadu
9. (d) Tamil Nadu
10. (c) Visakhapatnam
11. (a) Kochi
12. (b) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
13. (c) A. Kanyakumari
14. (d) Feliciano López
15. (a) Syed Haider Raza

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