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Current Affairs Quiz: 5 July 2016

Jul 5, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Cabinet Reshuffle, Juno spacecraft and Indian para-athlete to win eight medals including at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports U-23 World Games in Prague, Czech Republic.

1.    What is India’s rank in Logistics Performance Index 2016 released by the World Bank?
a)    54
b)    35
c)    25
d)    15

2.    Which country topped the Logistics Performance Index 2016 released by the World Bank
a)    The United States
b)    China
c)    Germany
d)    Singapore

3.    Which one of the following ministers was elevated to the rank of Cabinet Minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government?
a)    Kiren Rijiju
b)    Ram Shankar Katheria
c)    Prakash Javdekar
d)    Sanwar Lal Jat

4.    Which one of the following minister was not dropped from the Council of Ministers during the recent reshuffle of the Union Cabinet?
a)    Nihalchand
b)    Manuskhbhai D Vasva
c)    M K Kundariya
d)    Kiren Rijiju

5.    The Juno spacecraft which successfully entered the Jupiter orbit recently belonged to which space agency?
a)    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
b)    European Space Agency
c)    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
d)    China National Space Administration

6.    Who was elected as the speaker of Karnataka Legislative Assembly?
a)    Kagodu Thimmappa
b)    JB Jayachandra
c)    KJ George
d)    KB Koliwad

7.    Name the Indian para-athlete who won eight medal including three gold at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports U-23 World Games in Prague, Czech Republic.
a)    Niranjan Mukundan
b)    Devendra Jhajharia
c)    Rajinder Singh
d)    HN Girisha

8.    Name the veteran communist leader and former World Peace Council president who passed away recently.
a)    Chennamaneni Rajeswara Rao
b)    AB Bardhan
c)    Romesh Chandra
d)    KC Mathew

9.    By 2020 Indian pharmaceutical market is expected to become the sixth largest in the world with a worth of
a)    5 billion dollar
b)    6 billion dollar
c)    7 billion dollar
d)    8 billion dollar

10.    NASA recently gave its approval to New Horizons mission to investigate a mysterious object in Kuiper Belt. Name the mysterious object.
a)    2014 MU69
b)    2014 MU68
c)    2015 MU69
d)    2014 MV69

11.    Who recently took over as the Director of ISRO Inertial Systems Unit?
a)    Madhavan Nair
b)    Madhav Dhekane
c)    Shailesh Nayak
d)    None of the above

12.    Name the Indian javeline thrower who set a new national record at the 56th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships.
a)    Suman Devi
b)    Sharmila Kumari
c)    Annu Rani
d)    None of the above

13.    Name the Indian port that became first port in India to implement logistics data tagging of containers.
a)    Paradip Port
b)    Mormugao Port
c)    Tuticorin Port
d)    Jawaharlal Nehru Port

14.    Name the first actress to play the role of Lois Lane in Superman who died recently.
a)    Noel Neill
b)    Claudette Colbert
c)    Barbara Stanwyck
d)    Jane Wyman

15.    Name the footballer who recently was conferred Shan-E-Mohammedan.
a)    Mohammed Salim
b)    Prasun Banerjee
c)    Subrata Paul
d)    Bhaichung Bhutia

ANSWER

1. (b) 35
2. (c) Germany
3. (c) Prakash Javdekar
4. (d) Kiren Rijiju
5. (a) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
6. (d) KB Koliwad
7. (a) Niranjan Mukundan
8. (c) Romesh Chandra
9. (a) 5 billion dollar
10. (a) 2014 MU69
11. (b) Madhav Dhekane
12. (c) Annu Rani
13. (d) Jawaharlal Nehru Port
14. (a) Noel Neill
15. (b) Prasun Banerjee

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