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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 May 2016

May 7, 2016 18:44 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like new mayor of London, decriminalization of the beef possession and Prime Minister of Ireland  among others.


1. Name the person who was declared the new mayor of London on 7 May 2016?
a) Sadiq Khan
b) Salman Khan
c) Balbir Singh
d) None of these

2. Which court upheld cow slaughter ban in Maharashtra and decriminalized the beef possession on 6 May 2016?
a) Supreme Court
b) Bombay High Court
c) Ahmedabad High Court
d) Aurangabad High Court

3.  Name the leader who was re-elected as Prime Minister of Ireland on 6 May 2016.
a) Bertie Ahern
b) Brian Cowen
c) Enda Kenny
d) Kenny Adams

4. Who was appointed as head coach of Pakistan Cricket Team by the Pakistan Cricket Board on 6 May 2016?
a) Allan Donald
b) Steve Waugh
c) Michael Athurton
d) Mickey Arthur

5. Identify the Japanese communications satellite which was launched SpaceX on Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida on 6 May 2016.
a) JCSAT-14
b) ICSAT-16
c) JCSAT-16
d) None of these

6. Who was honoured with a special bronze statue by the Switzerland government on 4 May 2016?
a) Rajiv Gandhi
b) Yash Chopra
c) Don Bradman
d) Garry Sobers

7. Identify the bill that was passed by Lok Sabha, to ensure time-bound settlement and create a unified data base of serial defaulters.
a) The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016
b) The Consumer Protection Bill, 2015
c) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015
d) None of these

8. Identify the former cricketer who was not in the panel appointed by PCB to help in search of head coach in 2016.
a) Wasim Akram
b) Ramiz Raja
c) Faisal Mirza
d) Moin Khan

9. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved to allow flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal on 4 May 2016 to reduce
a) Power Dissipation Cost
b) Power generation Cost
c) Coal Transportation Cost
d) Mining Cost

10. What is the foundation day of Border Roads Organisation of India?
a) 7 March
b) 17 April
c) 7 May
d) 17 May

Answers:
1. a) Sadiq Khan
2. b) Bombay High Court
3. c) Enda Kenny
4. d) Mickey Arthur
5. a) JCSAT-14
6. b) Yash Chopra
7. c) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015
8. d) Moin Khan
9. b) Power generation Cost
10. c) 7 May

 

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