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Current Affairs Quiz: 3 August 2016

Aug 3, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like proposal to rename the state, Anandiben Patel resigned as CM of Gujarat and ‘Wall of Wishes’ among others.

1.    The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which was passed at Rajya Sabha with voice Vote seeks to amend the Dentists Act of the year?
a)    1948
b)    1951
c)    1965
d)    1989

2.    Name the state that cleared a proposal to rename its existing name?
a)    Uttarakhand
b)    Tamil Nadu
c)    West Bengal
d)    Manipur

3.    Who of the following was appointed as the observer to oversee the election of new Chief Minister of Gujarat after Anandiben Patel resigned from her office?
a)    Amit Shah
b)    Nitin Gadkari
c)    Piyush Goyal
d)    Prakash Javadekar

4.    The new mechanism developed by scientists will help in carbon dioxide into?
a)    Carbon Suboxide
b)    Mellitic Anhydride
c)    Carbon Monoxide
d)    Dioxane tetraketone

5.    The ‘Wall of Wishes’ was inaugurated at India Gate Lawns in New Delhi by Sports Minister Vijay Goel to
a)    Celebrate the achievements of Indians in Olympics
b)    Celebrate the Olympic mood in the country
c)    Encourage youths to take up sports as career
d)    None of the above

6.    A group of Chinese scientists will be performing world’s first genetic editing trial on humans in an attempt to find a cure for which disease?
a)    Lung Cancer
b)    Brain Tumour
c)    Leukaemia
d)    Thyroid’

7.    Who has been appointed as the Head of International Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission?
a)    Claudia Bokel
b)    Angela Ruggiero
c)    Thomas Bach
d)    None of the above

8.    Name the American journalist who has won Best Foreign Journalist for India Award for her feature, The Great Heaven, on Kerala.
a)    Lee Abbamonte
b)    Lisa Fugard
c)    Stephanie Pearson
d)    Laura McKenzie

9.    Name the Indian-American linguist and Jubilee Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Illinois who died recently.
a)    Vikram Amar
b)    Jamshed Bharucha
c)    Subra Suresh
d)    Braj B Kachru

10.    Who has been appointed as the Head of BCCI legal panel to interact with Justice Lodha committee?
a)    Markandey Katju
b)    Lalit Mohan Sharma
c)    S. H. Kapadia
d)    P. Sathasivam

11.    Which of the following Indian cities will host the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie, scheduled for 16 September to 18 September 2016?
a)    Mumbai
b)    New Delhi
c)    Kolkata
d)    Chennai

12.    Who has become the World Karate Champion at Martial Arts Championships held in Australia?
a)    James Chatfield
b)    Matthew Rose
c)    Vivek Teja
d)    Anthony Raiyas

13.    Name the legendary swim coach and Australia’s oldest Olympian who has passed away recently.
a)    Youcef Abdi
b)    Ted Allsopp
c)    Brenden Cole
d)    Forbes Carlile

14.    Who has been appointed as the Secretary of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
a)    Bhaskar Khulbe
b)    B. Chandrakala
c)    Nripendra Misra
d)    Armstrong Pame

15.    Patna Pirates defeated which of the following teams in the final to win the fourth edition of Pro Kabaddi League?
a)    Jaipur Pink Panthers
b)    Telugu Titans
c)    Puneri Paltan
d)    None of the above

1. (a) 1948
2. (c) West Bengal
3. (b) Nitin Gadkari
4. (c) Carbon Monoxide
5. (c) Celebrate the Olympic mood in the country
6. (a) Lung Cancer
7. (b) Angela Ruggiero
8. (c) Stephanie Pearson
9. (d) Braj B Kachru
10. (a) Markandey Katju
11. (b) New Delhi
12. (c) Vivek Teja
13. (d) Forbes Carlile
14. (a) Bhaskar Khulbe
15. (a) Jaipur Pink Panthers

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