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Current Affairs Quiz: 9 July 2016

Jul 9, 2016 17:01 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Death of eminent Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, NATO Summit 2016 and Woodpecker Environment and Wildlife Film Festival among others.

1.    This Indian Captain became the first woman in the world to receive the Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea of the International Maritime Organisation.

a)    Captain Radhika Menon
b)    Captain Bhawana Kanth
c)    Captain Avani Chatuvedi
d)    Captain Mohana Singh

2.    Eminent Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi died recently. Against this backdrop, identify the honour that was not conferred on him.

a)    Gandhi Peace Award
b)    UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Prize
c)    Ramon Magsaysay Award
d)    Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

3.    Which European city hosted the NATO Summit 2016?

a)    Warsaw
b)    Berlin
c)    London
d)    Paris

4.    The 2nd Anti-Drug Working Group meeting of Heads of Drug Control Agencies of BRICS countries was held in

a)    Mumbai
b)    Kolkata
c)    Hyderabad
d)    New Delhi

5.    The Odisha Government decided to double the prize money of UNESCO Kalinga Prize to

a)    30000 US dollars
b)    40000 US dollars
c)    50000 US dollars
d)    60000 US dollars

6.    Which Indian city is hosting the Woodpecker Environment and Wildlife Film Festival?

a)    Mumbai
b)    Varanasi
c)    Shimla
d)    New Delhi

7.    It is with this country India jointly announced MoUs/Programme in four areas of bilateral cooperation.

a)    Brazil
b)    Germany
c)    South Africa
d)    Canada

8.    Which State Government announced 14.5% fat tax on pizzas, burgers, sandwiches and tacos sold through branded outlets?

a)    Maharashtra
b)    Kerala
c)    Andhra Pradesh
d)    Punjab

9.    Recently, a team of international astronomers for the first time have sighted a Jovian planet orbiting a triple star system. The planet has been named as

a)    HD 131399Ab
b)    HD 131399Bc
c)    HD 131399Cd
d)    HD 131399De

10.    In which of the following Oceans the Typhoon Nepartak originated recently?

a)    Arctic Ocean
b)    Pacific Ocean
c)    Indian Ocean
d)    Atlantic Ocean

11.    Which country is organizing international industrial exhibition - INNOPROM 2016?

a)    China
b)    Germany
c)    Russia
d)    India

12.    Which State Government approved formation of 5th Pay Commission under the chairmanship of PJ Bazeley?

a)    Assam
b)    Tripura
c)    Meghalaya
d)    Nagaland

13.    Which State/UT Government approved the new Slum and Jhuggi-Jhopdi rehabilitation policy?

a)    Delhi
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Bihar
d)    Puducherry

14.    Who was appointed as the Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)?

a)    NS Vishwanathan
b)    Sujoy Bose
c)    Madhav Dekhane
d)    S K Kohli

15.    In which city India’s first Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter simulation centre was inaugurated for Indian Air Force?

a)    Gurugram
b)    Faridabad
c)    Noida
d)    Ghaziabad

ANSWERS

1. (a) Captain Radhika Menon
2. (d) Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
3. (a) Warsaw
4. (d) New Delhi
5. (b) 40000 US dollars
6. (c) Shimla
7. (c) South Africa
8. (b) Kerala
9. (a) HD 131399Ab
10. (b) Pacific Ocean
11. (c) Russia
12. (c) Meghalaya
13. (a) Delhi
14. (d) SK Kohli
15. (a) Gurugram

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