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Current Affairs Quiz: 29 August 2016

Aug 29, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like World Risk Index 2016, 2016 Connecticut Open and Scramjet by ISRO among others.

1. When is the International Day Against Nuclear Tests observed globally?
a) 23 September
b) 16 November
c) 29 August
d) 30 October

2. Who was appointed as the President of India Bullion and Jewellers Association in August 2016?
a) Mohit Kamboj
b) Mukesh Mehta
c) Surendra Sharma
d) Vinod Mehta

3. India stood at which position in the World Risk Index 2016 published by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security?
a) 146th
b) 89th
c) 77th
d) 34th

4. Which country topped the World Risk Index 2016 published by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security?
a) Tonga
b) Philippines
c) Germany
d) Vanuatu

5. Who will head the high-level committee constituted by Union Finance Ministry in August 2016 to suggest steps to promote card payments?
a) Ratan P Watal
b) Prabhas Kumar Jha
c) Ashok Lavasa
d) Shashi Arora

6. Who was appointed as the Advocate General of Tamil Nadu in August 2016?
a) AL Somayaji
b) R Muthukumaraswamy
c) Krishnamoorthy
d) SR Bhaskaracharya

7. Who was appointed as the CEO of Sheth Creators, a real estate company of Nusli Wadia-led Wadia Group?
a) Jeh Wadia
b) Amit Chandra
c) Anil Dubey
d) Bharat Dhuppar

8. Name the cricketer who gave BME to Indian medalists at 2016 Rio Olympics.
a) Rahul Dravid
b) MS Dhoni
c) Sachin Tendulkar
d) Virendra Sehwag

9. Who of the following won the doubles women’s title at 2016 Connecticut Open?
a) Kateryna Bondarenko and Chuang Chia-Jung
b) Saina Mirza and Monica Niculescu
c) Saina Mirza and Chuang Chia-Jung
d) Monica Niculescu and Chuang Chia-Jung

10. Who won the women’s singles title at 2016 Connecticut Open?
a) Agnieszka Radwańska
b) Simona Halep
c) Dominika Cibulková
d) Victoria Azarenka

11. Which of the following is not part of the four banks that introduced the NPCI’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) that will allow customers to make payments via digital means?
a) HDFC
b) Axis Bank
c) Union Bank of India
d) Bank of Maharashtra

12. Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument that will be expanded to be the world’s largest marine reserve is located in which city of the US?
a) Miami
b) Hawaii
c) Alaska
d) Florida

13. Name the state unveiled the 46000-crore rupee, ambitious Super Communication Expressway project.
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Rajasthan
d) Maharashtra

14. Scientists of which country have detected a rare deep-Earth tremor, known as an S wave microseism?
a) China
b) Japan
c) The US
d) South Korea

15. Name the sounding rocket that was used to launch the Supersonic Combustion Ramjet engine, called Scramjet by ISRO.
a) RH-560-MK-II
b) RH-200
c) ATV02
d) RH-300-Mk-II


ANSWERS
1. (c) 29 August
2. (b) Mukesh Mehta
3. (c) 77th
4. (d) Vanuatu
5. (a) Ratan P Watal
6. (b) R Muthukumaraswamy
7. (d) Bharat Dhuppar
8. (c) Sachin Tendulkar
9. (b) Saina Mirza and Monica Niculescu
10. (a) Agnieszka Radwańska
11. (a) HDFC
12. (b) Hawaii
13. (d) Maharashtra
14. (b) Japan
15. (c) ATV02

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