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Current Affairs Quiz: 26 August 2016

Aug 26, 2016 19:03 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like World's Most Innovative Companies 2016, World's first self-driving taxi service and IEI-IEEE Award, among others

1. Which company topped the Forbes list of The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016?
a) Salesforce
b) Incyte
c) Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
d) Tesla Motors

2. Which Indian company did not appear in the Forbes list of The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016?
a) Asian Paints
b) Reliance Industries
c) Hindustan Unilever
d) Tata Consultancy Services

3. Which country launched the world's first self-driving taxi service in August 2016?
a) Japan
b) China
c) Greece
d) Singapore

4. Which South Indian city inaugurated the first Children's Court in August 2016?
a) Vijayawada
b) Hyderabad
c) Bhubaneswar
d) Chennai

5. Name the scientist who was recently conferred the first IEI-IEEE Award for engineering excellence 2015.
a) G. Satheesh Reddy
b) Venkatraman Radhakrishnan
c) Abhay Ashtekar
d) Afroz Ahmad
 
6. Name the famous painter from the Bengal school of painting who passed away recently.
a) Nandalal Bose
b) Dhirendranath Brahma
c) Pushyamitra Brahma
d) None of the above

7. How many breeds of livestock and poultry was recently registered with the National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources?
a) Two
b) Five
c) Nine
d) Eleven

8. Name the famous golfer who was voted the Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of the Month for July 2016.
a) Anirban Lahiri
b) Payne Stewart
c) Juvic Pagunsan
d) Thongchai Jaidee

9. Who won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for 2015-16?
a) Cristiano Ronaldo
b) Antoine Griezmann
c) Gareth Bale
d) Lionel Messi

10. Who will chair the five-member review committee that was constituted by NRAI to probe the shooters' Rio Games debacle?
a) Manisha Malhotra
b) Rajiv Bhatia
c) Abhinav Bindra
d) Gagan Narang

11. Name the country that launched large-scale snap military drills, putting its troops on full combat readiness in districts bordering country and the Baltic States.
a) Ukraine
b) Russia
c) Israel
d) North Korea

12. Name the country that overtook India as the most common non-UK country of birth for people living in the UK.
a) Poland
b) Pakistan
c) Ireland
d) Germany

13. Name the state that fixed a target of planting over one crore saplings over an area of 15000 hectares in 2016 with an aim of expanding the state's green cover.
a) Uttarakhand
b) Jharkhand
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Delhi

14. Name the former editor of Mathrubhumi magazine who died recently.
a) K K Sreedharan Nair
b) Vinod Mehta
c) Inder Malhotra
d) Sumit Sen

15. Name the state in which a Mega Food Park was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee recently.
a) West Bengal
b) Telangana
c) Bihar
d) Uttar Pradesh


ANSWER

1.(d) Tesla Motors
2.(b) Reliance Industries
3.(d) Singapore
4.(b) Hyderabad
5.(a) G. Satheesh Reddy
6 (b) Dhirendranath Brahma
7.(c) Nine
8.(d) Thongchai Jaidee
9.(a) Cristiano Ronaldo
10.(c) Abhinav Bindra
11.(b) Russia
12.(a) Poland
13.(c) Himachal Pradesh
14.(a) K K Sreedharan Nair
15.(a) West Bengal

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