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Current Affairs Quiz: 4 August 2016

Aug 4, 2016 19:00 IST

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1.    Name the Egyptian-American scientist and winner of 1999 Nobel Prize for Chemistry who died recently.
a)    Manfred Eigen
b)    Ahmed Zewail
c)    Giulio Natta
d)    Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

2.    Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) of Kerala with cabinet rank?
a)    CP Nair
b)    Neela Gangadharan
c)    VS Achuthanandan
d)    EK Nayanar

3.    Which facility was launched by Union Government in August 2016 that allows people to sign documents digitally from remote places?
a)    LegalDesk
b)    eSignDesk
c)    AadhaarDesk
d)    e-KYCDesk

4.    Rajya Sabha on 3 August 2016 passed The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014. The Bill exempts which of the following Goods and Services from its purview?
a)    Tobacco Products
b)    Alcohol
c)    Steel
d)    Furniture

5.    Who resigned as Managing Director of JM Financial Ltd in August 2016?
a)    Kishore Biyani
b)    Nimesh Kampani
c)    Hemendra Kothari
d)    Nusli Wadia

6.    The 7th SAARC Immigration Authorities meeting was recently held in which city?
a)    Islamabad, Pakistan
b)    Colombo, Sri Lanka
c)    New Delhi, India
d)    Karachi, Pakistan

7.    Who will be awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?
a)    Ram Puniyani
b)    Shubha Mudgal
c)    Amitabh Bachchan
d)    Mohammed Firoz khan

8.    Who has been elected as the 39th Prime Minister of Nepal?
a)    Ram Baran Yadav
b)    Khadga Prasad Oli
c)    Pushpa Kamal Dahal
d)    None of the above

9.    Who has been appointed as the General Manager of Integral Coach Factory?
a)    Rashmi Chaudhary
b)    Jitendra Singh
c)    P K Yadav
d)    Sudhanshu Mani

10.    Which of the statements in context of Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is false that was approved by the Union Cabinet recently?
a)    The bill proposes to increase penalties against traffic violations to as deterrent measure
b)    It talks about Juvenile’s offence
c)    It increases compensation for Hit & Run cases to 5 lakh rupees from 50000 rupees.
d)    It proposes to create National Register for Driving Licence and Vehicle registration through “Vahan” & “Sarathi” platforms

11.    Name the Olympic Participant from India who’s named was cleared for participation in Rio Olympics by United World Wrestling (UWW).
a)    Narsingh Yadav
b)    Dharambir
c)    Sandeep Tomar
d)    Sushil Kumar

12.    Which of the following Constitutional Article was referred by Delhi High Court to hold that Lt. Governor is the administrative head of the National Capital Territory?
a)    Only Article 239
b)    Only Article 239AA
c)    Both Article 239 & 239AA
d)    None of the above

13.    The 7th meeting of SAARC Interior Minister's Conference has started in
a)    Kathmandu
b)    Male
c)    Islamabad
d)    Dhaka

14.    Name the state whose High court quashed the state government's notification granting 10 percent reservation for the economically backward classes (EBCs).
a)    Rajasthan
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Jharkhand
d)    Gujarat

15.    Which of the following became the first state of India to approve sewage and waste water policy?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Rajasthan
c)    Jharkhand
d)    Gujarat

1. (b) Ahmed Zewail
2. (c) VS Achuthanandan
3. (b) eSignDesk
4. (b) Alcohol
5. (b) Nimesh Kampani
6. (a) Islamabad, Pakistan
7. (b) Shubha Mudgal
8. (c) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
9. (d) Sudhanshu Mani
10. (c) It increases compensation for Hit & Run cases to 5 lakh rupees from 50000 rupees.
11. (a) Narsingh Yadav
12. (c) Both Article 239 & 239AA
13. (c) Islamabad
14. (d) Gujarat
15. (b) Rajasthan

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