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Current Affairs Quiz: 6 September 2016

Sep 6, 2016 19:02 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy, Ghost Snake Species and 28th ASEAN Summit, among others

1. Which Indian organisation won the 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy?
a) Kha Ri Gude Mass Literacy Campaign
b) Directorate of Literacy and National Languages
c) Center for Knowledge Assistance and Community Development
d) Jan Shikshan Sansthan

2. Which of the following companies did not adopt the EU-US Privacy Shield framework yet?
a) Microsoft
b) Google
c) Salesforce
d) Twitter

3. A newly discovered fish of the genus Tosanoides was in September 2016 named after which personality?
a) Arnold Schwarzenegger
b) Barack Obama
c) Franklin Roosevelt
d) George Washington

4. A team of scientists recently discovered a new Ghost Snake Species of elusive, pale grey reptiles in which country?
a) Iceland
b) South Africa
c) Madagascar
d) Tanzania

5. Name the city that is hosting the 28th ASEAN Summit?
a) Hanoi, Vietnam
b) Vientiane, Laos
c) Phnom Penh, Cambodia
d) Jakarta, Indonesia

6. Which country in September 2016 appointed an ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011?
a) United Kingdom
b) The United States
c) Germany
d) Russia

7. Union Government in September 2016 launched a Case Detection campaign for a disease in the country. Name the disease.
a) Coeliac
b) Leprosy
c) Tuberculosis
d) Viral Hepatitis
 
8. Name the state that celebrates Nuakhai, the agrarian mass festival.
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Assam
c) West Bengal
d) Odisha

9. Name the women athlete from CISF who created a new record in the Women's Hammer Throw at the 65th All India Police Athletics Championship in Hyderabad.
a) Srinithi
b) Sarita Prakash Singh
c) Minakshi
d) Deepa Joshy

10. Which high court of India recently launched e-stamping facility?
a) Haryana
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Andhra Pradesh

11. Who recently became the first Asian to win the Heritage Heroes Award by the International Union for Conservation of Nature?
a) Bibhuti Lahkar
b) Jafar Shah
c) Megh Ale
d) Rajendra Suwal

12. Which country was recently declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation?
a) Cambodia
b) India
c) China
d) Sri Lanka

13. The 2016 G20 Summit was recently concluded in which of the following cities?
a) Antalaya
b) Hamburg
c) Hangzhou
d) Beijing

14. Who was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Religare Enterprises Limited?
a) Arjun Godhwani
b) Sunil Godhwani
c) Ryan Matthew
d) None of the above

15. Urjit Patel recently assumed charge as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.  He is RBI’s
a) 24th Governor
b) 23rd Governor
c) 26th Governor
d) 22nd Governor

ANSWERS
1. (d) Jan Shikshan Sansthan
2. (d) Twitter
3. (b) Barack Obama
4. (c) Madagascar
5. (b) Vientiane, Laos
6. (a) United Kingdom
7. (b) Leprosy
8. (d) Odisha
9. (c) Minakshi
10. (c) Rajasthan
11. (a) Bibhuti Lahkar
12. (d) Sri Lanka
13. (c) Hangzhou
14. (b) Sunil Godhwani
15. (a) 24th Governor

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