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Current Affairs Quiz: 4 July 2016

Jul 4, 2016 19:00 IST

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1.    Kerala government banned e-cigarette in the state. Which of the following was the first state of India to ban these electronic cigarettes?
a)    Kerala
b)    Punjab
c)    Maharashtra
d)    Karnataka

2.    The Reserve Bank of India in July 2016 signed MoU on supervisory cooperation and exchange of supervisory information with the national bank of
a)    Cambodia
b)    Australia
c)    France
d)    Japan

3.    ICC approved a change to the DRS playing condition relating to the LBW “Umpire’s Call. This change will come into effect from?
a)    1 August 2016
b)    15 September 2016
c)    1 October 2016
d)    10 December 2016

4.    Name the director of the Vietnam War classic The Deer Hunter who died recently at his Los Angeles home.
a)    Michael Cimino
b)    Vilmos Zsigmond
c)    John Cazale
d)    Salvatore Giuliano

5.    Name the state that signed an MoU with China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) Company to develop a new industrial township in the state at an expense of 5 billion dollar.
a)    Punjab
b)    Telangana
c)    Andhra Pradesh
d)    Haryana

6.    Who of the following became the first Indigenous woman to be elected to the House of Representatives of Parliament of Australia?
a)    Neville Bonner
b)    Aden Ridgeway
c)    Linda Burney
d)    Joanna Lindgren

7.    What was the theme of the 2016 BRICS Youth Summit that was held from 1 to 3 July 2016 in Guwahati, Assam?
a)    Youth as bridge for Intra-BRICS Exchanges
b)    Connecting Youth of BRICS
c)    Learn to bridge the Gap
d)    BRICS and Gap within Youth

8.    Name the Indian badminton player who won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Singles title.
a)    B Sai Praneeth
b)    B Sumeeth Reddy
c)    Manu Attri
d)    None of the above

9.    Who won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Doubles title?
a)    Adrian Liu and Toby Ng
b)    Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy
c)    Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen
d)    None of the above

10.    Name the politician who served as the Prime Minister of France from 1988 to 1991 who died recently.
a)    Francois Mitterrand
b)    Alexandre Ribot
c)    Michel Rocard
d)    Raymond Barre

11.    The first meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency commenced recently in which of the following cities?
a)    New Delhi
b)    Pune
c)    Mumbai
d)    Visakhapatnam

12.    Which ministry is hosting the first meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency that commenced recently in Visakhapatnam?
a)    Union Power Ministry
b)    Ministry of External Affairs
c)    Ministry of Urban Development
d)    Ministry of Labour and Employment

13.    Who won the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix that was held recently in Spielberg, Austria?
a)    Nico Rosberg
b)    Lewis Hamilton
c)    Max Verstappen
d)    Kimi Raikkonen

14.    Name the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner who passed away recently.
a)    Klas Pontus Arnoldson
b)    Christian Lange
c)    Elie Wiesel
d)    Jane Addams

15.    Name the Indian who has been posthumously conferred the Bharat Gaurav Award in London recently.
a)    Gagan Punjabi
b)    Manish Malik
c)    Rakesh Kumar
d)    Neerja Bhanot

ANSWER


1. (b) Punjab
2. (a) Cambodia
3. (c) 1 October
4. (a) Michael Cimino
5. (d) Haryana
6. (c) Linda Burney
7. (a) Youth as bridge for Intra-BRICS Exchanges
8. (a) B Sai Praneeth
9. (b) Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy
10. (c) Michel Rocard
11. (d) Visakhapatnam
12. (a) Union Power Ministry
13. (b) Lewis Hamilton
14. (c) Elie Wiesel
15. (d) Neerja Bhanot

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