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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 July 2016

Jul 7, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Networked Readiness Index (NRI) 2016, SBI platform on Facebook and Twitter and Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath among others.
1.    Who was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh?
a)    Alok Ranjan
b)    Shivpal Yadav
c)    Deepak Singhal
d)    Parveer Tiwari

2.    India was placed at what position in the Networked Readiness Index (NRI) 2016 that was released by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF)?
a)    41st
b)    59th
c)    72nd
d)    91st

3.    Which platform was launched by the State Bank of India (SBI) for Facebook and Twitter users?
a)    SBI Digital Villages
b)    SBI Youth for India
c)    Mypolicy-SBI Life
d)    SBI Mingle

4.    Which App was launched by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for measuring real time mobile Internet speed of consumers?
a)    SpeedTest
b)    MySpeed
c)    MobileSpeed
d)    SpeedoTrack

5.    Name the former English cricketer who registered his name in the Guinness Book of World Record for taking the highest catch of cricket ball.
a)    Nasser Hussain
b)    James Anderson
c)    Stuart Broad
d)    Monty Panesar

6.    The 139th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath recently commenced in Puri, Odisha. The festival is celebrated for how many days?
a)    5
b)    9
c)    7
d)    11

7.    Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Zee Learn?
a)    Manipal Sharma
b)    Rohit Mukherji
c)    Debshankar Mukhopadhyay
d)    None of the above

8.    Which state has become the first state in the country to introduce minimum wages for part time workers?
a)    Haryana
b)    Assam
c)    Madhya Pradesh
d)    Rajasthan

9.    Who of the following will head the committee that was constituted to examine the desirability and feasibility of having ‘a new financial year’?
a)    KM Chandrasekhar
b)    Shankar Acharya
c)    PV Rajaraman
d)    Dr. Rajiv Kumar

10.    Name the director of Hollywood film The Wicker Man who died recently.
a)    Robin Hardy
b)    Christian Lange
c)    Anthony Shaffer
d)    None of the above

11.    US in July 2016 imposed sanctions on whom of the following?
a)    Kim Jong-il
b)    Kim Jong-Un
c)    Sani Abacha
d)    Kim Jong-chul

12.    Newly discovered species of tarantula (a big hairy spider) was named as Kankuamo Marquezi after whom of the following?
a)    Gabriel Marquez
b)    Mario Vargas Llosa
c)    Carlos Fuentes
d)    Rodrigo Marquez

13.    Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti inaugurated what number of projects under the Namami Gange Programme.
a)    200
b)    231
c)    251
d)    286

14.    India renewed its existing Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit with which country that was signed on 29th July 2006 for a period of ten years?
a)    Bhutan
b)    Myanmar
c)    Bangladesh
d)    Laos

15.    Name the South African Paralympic gold medallist who was sentenced for six years for the murder of his girl friend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
a)    Janez Albreht
b)    Patrick Bogere
c)    Oscar Pistorius
d)    Liam Fisher

ANSWER
1. (c) Deepak Singhal
2. (d) 91st
3. (d) SBI Mingle
4. (b) MySpeed
5. (a) Nasser Hussain
6. (b) 9
7. (c) Debshankar Mukhopadhyay
8. (d) Rajasthan
9. (b) Shankar Acharya
10. (a) Robin Hardy
11. (b) Kim Jong-Un
12. (a) Gabriel Marquez
13. (b) 231
14. (a) Bhutan
15. (c) Oscar Pistorius

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