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Current Affairs Quiz: 5 August 2016

Aug 5, 2016 18:30 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like World Breastfeeding Week 2016, Committee on Household Finance and Sachet portal among others.

1.    Who recently stepped down from the private sector lender IDFC Bank’s board?
a)    Vinod Rai
b)    Rajiv Lall
c)    V.K. Shunglu
d)    None of the above

2.    Name the portal launched by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to check illegal money collection?
a)    Sanchay
b)    Sachet
c)    Sanchit
d)    Nirikshak

3.    Name the founder of Slingbox, a TV streaming media device, who died recently.
a)    Jason Krikorian
b)    Matt Winslet
c)    Blake Krikorian
d)    Matt Block

4.    Who was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Meghalaya?
a)    V Shanmuganathan
b)    K S Kropha
c)    C D Kynjing
d)    P B O Warjri

5.    What is the theme of the World Breastfeeding Week 2016?
a)    Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development
b)    Breastfeeding and Work – Let's Make it Work!
c)    Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life
d)    None of the above

6.    Who of the following became the first Indian woman to become a member of International Olympic Committee (IOC)?
a)    Shilpa Shetty
b)    Nita Ambani
c)    Mandira Bedi
d)    None of the above

7.    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in August 2016 constituted which committee to look at various facets of household finance in India?
a)    Sumit Bose Committee on Household Finance
b)    Tarun Ramadorai Committee on Household Finance
c)    Harun R Khan Committee on Household Finance
d)    Deepak Mohanty Committee on Household Finance

8.    Who was appointed as the Prime Minister of Tunisia in August 2016?
a)    Beji Caid Essebsi
b)    Habib Essid
c)    Youssef Chahed
d)    Ahmed Safi

9.    Name the person who assumed charge of General Manager of East Central Railway in August 2016.
a)    Rajeev Mishra
b)    D K Gayen
c)    Om Prakash Singh
d)    Amit Vellor

10.    Geologists have found the first evidence for China's Great Flood, a 4000-year-old disaster that led to birth of the Xia dynasty and modern Chinese civilization. The flood occurred on which river?
a)    Yangtze River
b)    Mekong
c)    Yellow River
d)    Salween River

11.    The Union government recently exempted which State from the purview of compulsory Aadhaar number which is required for availing the University Grants Commission scholarships for higher education?
a)    Nagaland
b)    Manipur
c)    Jammu & Kashmir
d)    Assam

12.    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a new formula to calculate production subsidy for which sector/product?
a)    Sugar
b)    Oil
c)    Fertiliser
d)    Pulses

13.    What is the name of the frozen nutritional dessert developed by CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI) Mysuru?
a)    Poshak
b)    Nutrice
c)    Omega
d)    Nutrich

14.    Which country has shown its intention to revive Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) with India recently?
a)    Sri Lanka
b)    Thailand
c)    Singapore
d)    Mauritius

15.    Which Pakistan-based organization was designated by the United States as a ‘terror group’?
a)    Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan
b)    Jamaat-ul-Fuqra
c)    Jamaat-ur-Ahrar
d)    Tehreek-e-Jaferia Pakistan


1. (a) Vinod Rai
2. (b) Sachet
3. (c) Blake Krikorian
4. (d) P B O Warjri
5. (a) Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development
6. (a) Nita Ambani
7. (b) Tarun Ramadorai Committee on Household Finance
8. (c) Youssef Chahed
9. (b) D K Gayen
10.(c) Yellow River
11.(d) Assam
12.(a) Sugar
13.(b) Nutrice
14.(d) Mauritius
15.(c) Jamaat-ur-Ahrar

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