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Current Affairs Quiz: 27 May 2016

May 27, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Google’s copyright infringement, Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau and National Investment and Manufacturing Zone among others.

1.  
 Google was recently cleared of copyright infringement in a case over Google’s use of Java in Android. The case against Google was brought by which of the following companies?
a)    Sun Microsystems
b)    Oracle
c)    Microsoft
d)    Apple

2.    Name a week long initiative launched by the Ministry of Railways to showcase achievements during last two years.
a)    Rail Humsafar Saptaah
b)    Rail Humsafar Hafta
c)    Week of Rail Humsafar
d)    None of the above

3.    Name the Indian pharmaceutical company that recently received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Efavirenz tablets.
a)    Cipla
b)    Cadila Healthcare
c)    Strides Shasun
d)    Aurobindo Pharma

4.    Who of the following was named as the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau by President Jose Mario Vaz?
a)    Carlos Correia
b)    Baciro Dja
c)    Amílcar Cabral
d)    Domingos Pereira

5.    Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd recently acquired the rights of which of the following fashion retail brands?
a)    Nalli
b)    Mufti
c)    Fashion Street
d)    Forever 21

6.    Name the Indian para-athlete who clinched gold medal in the men’s club throw F-51 event at the 2016 French Open Athletics Championship.
a)    Amit Kumar Saroha
b)    Devendra Jhajharia
c)    Sumit Kohli
d)    Devendra Thakur

7.    The Union Government approved establishment of a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in which state?
a)    Karnataka
b)    Chhattisgarh
c)    Odisha
d)    Jharkhand

8.    Who of the following is the author of the book Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up?
a)    Rana Ayyub
b)    Rev. Brian Kolodiejchuk
c)    Husain Haqqani
d)    Kartar Lalvani

9.    Which country emerged as the fifth largest producer of e-waste in the world as per ASSOCHAM-KPMG study?
a)    China
b)    United States
c)    India
d)    Japan

10.    Name the Indian-American student who won the 28th annual National Geographic Bee held at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington DC?
a)    Saketh Jonnalagadda
b)    Kapil Nathan
c)    Karan Menon
d)    Rishi Nair

11.    Name the seventeenth Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) that was commissioned into Indian Navy at Kochi in May 2016?
a)    ICGS Siddhant
b)    ICGS Surya
c)    ICGS ARUSH
d)    ICGS Vikrant

12.    Identify the Construction Company for which Union Cabinet gave its approval for financial restructuring on 25 May 2016
a)    Hindustan Steel Works Construction Limited
b)    Reliance Steels Pvt limited
c)    Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited
d)    None of these

13.    Name the company for which Union Cabinet gave its approval to takeover by National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) on 25 May 2016.
a)    Hindustan Computers Limited
b)    Hindustan Steel Works Construction Limited
c)    Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited
d)    None of these

14.    Name the noted Marathi literary critic who died on 27 May 2016.
a)    RK Sharma
b)    RG Jadhav
c)    C Raghavendra
d)    None of These

15.    Identify the Union Ministry to which the Committee for the evolution of a National Education Policy submitted the report containing its recommendations.
a)    Home Affairs
b)    Defence
c)    Human Resource Development
d)    Earth Sciences

Answer.
1. (b) Oracle
2. (a) Rail Humsafar Saptaah
3. (c) Strides Shasun
4. (b) Baciro Dja
5. (d) Forever 21
6. (a) Amit Kumar Saroha
7. (c) Odisha
8. (a) Rana Ayyub
9. (c) India
10. (d) Rishi Nair
11. (c) ICGS ARUSH
12. (a) Hindustan Steel Works Construction Limited
13. (b) Hindustan Steel Works Construction Limited
14. (b) RG Jadhav
15. (c) Human Resources Development

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