GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 4th August 2016

4th August 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. The world’s first genetic editing trial on humans will be based on which technique
  2. A.CRIMSR–Cas0
    B. CRISPR–Cas9
    C.SERFM-Gas6
    D.NHTRES-Cas3

  3. Who has been appointed as the General Manager of East Central Railway (ECR)
  4. A.Rajeev Bhargava
    B. B.N. Rajsekhar
    C. D K Gayen
    D. Jagdeo Kalia

  5. Which state Chief Minister has recently expanded his 16-day-old ministry by inducting ten Cabinet ministers
  6. A.Arunachal Pradesh
    B.Tamil Nadu
    C.West Bengal
    D.Uttarakhand

  7. Which of the following Indian - American has named as the New York's Chief Digital Officer
  8. A.Digvijaya Singh
    B.Sree Sreenivasan
    C.S Balakrishna
    D.John charles

  9. L&T-Mitsubishi Hitachi JV bags Rs 3860 crore order for power project in which state
  10. A.Uttar Pradesh
    B. Andhra Pradesh
    C. Haryana
    D.Maharashtra

  11. Which bank has has launched cheaper home loan schemes for defence and other government employees under the 7th Pay Commission
  12. A.Axis Bank
    B.SBI Bank
    C. ICICI Bank
    D.HDFC Bank

  13. The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 with voice Vote has passed in Rajya Sabha to amend the Dentists Act which year
  14. A. 1948
    B.1950
    C. 1986
    D.1956

  15. Who is the head of a four-member legal panel to help the Board understand the implications of the Justice Lodha Committee reforms
  16. A.Adarsh Kumar Goel
    B. V. R. Krishna Iyer
    C. Markandey Katju
    D.S. H. Kapadia

  17. BHEL commissions 500MW Marwa Thermal Power station in which state
  18. A.Maharashtra
    B.Haryana
    C. Madhya Pradesh
    D.Chhattisgarh

  19. Which well known investment banker and market veteran resigned from MD post at JM Financial Limited
  20. A.Nimesh Kampani
    B.Nimesh Shah
    C.Nimesh Gupta
    D.Nimesh Somani

  21. How many Jan Aushadhi Stores to be opened across India
  22. A.1,000
    B. 2,000
    C.3,000
    D. 4,000

  23. Government has proposed which initiative to improve child nutrition by providing milk free of cost
  24. A.FreeMilk
    B.GiftMilk
    C.PresentMilk
    D.None of the above

  25. Which of the following IT sector has backed an Israel-based cloud computing startup called Cloudyn Ltd and picked up a minority stake for $4 million
  26. A.Wipro
    B. TCS
    C. HCL
    D. Infosys

  27. Which state has the first state in the country to approve sewage and wastewater policy
  28. A.Uttar Pradesh
    B. Haryana
    C. Maharashtra
    D.Rajasthan

  29. Which Northeast state will have the country’s longest rail tunnel along with the world’s tallest girder rail bridge
  30. A.Manipur
    B. Mizoram
    C. Meghalaya
    D. Assam

  31. Which of the following country has approved an economic stimulus package worth 275 billion dollars in attempt kick-start the economy and boost growth of the world’s third-largest economy
  32. A.Japan
    B.US
    C. Russia
    D. China

  33. Which of the following country scientist will perform world's first human genetic editing trial for lung cancer
  34. A.US
    B.China
    C. Brazil
    D.Canada

  35. Who was unanimously elected as Chairman of the 7th meeting of SAARC meeting
  36. A.Ahmed Saleem
    B.Fathimath Saeed
    C.Usman A. Bajwa
    D.None of the above

  37. Who is the chairman of the Fourth Administrative Reforms Commission with cabinet rank of Kerala
  38. A.Neela Gangadharan
    B.CP Nair
    C. V.S. Achuthanandan
    D.None of the above

  39. The seventh meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Immigration Authorities was held in which city
  40. A.Dhaka
    B.New Delhi
    C. Islamabad
    D. Kathmandu

  41. Directorate General of Anti Dumping recommended duties on steel products from which country/countries
  42. A. Russia
    B.South Korea
    C. Brazil
    D. All of the above

  43. Who has been elected as the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission on 1 August 2016
  44. A.Claudia Bokel
    B.Angela Ruggiero
    C. Poul Erik Hoyer
    D.Hayley Wickenheiser

  45. West Bengal Cabinet has cleared a proposal to rename the state as __________ in English
  46. A.Bengali
    B. West Ben
    C.Bengal
    D. Bengali Sam

  47. Which bills have been amended by voice vote on 1st August 2016 by Lok Sabha
  48. A.SARFAESI Act
    B.DRT Act
    C.Indian Stamp Act
    D.All of the above

  49. Which of the following greenhouse gas is converted into carbon monoxide (CO) that can be recycled into usable fuel
  50. A.N2O
    B. CH4
    C.CO2
    D.H2O

  51. Pushpa Kamal Dahal elected as new Prime Minister of which country
  52. A.Nepal
    B. Bhutan
    C. Bangladesh
    D. Argentina

Answers:
  1. B. CRISPR–Cas9
  2. C. D K Gayen
  3. A.Arunachal Pradesh
  4. B.Sree Sreenivasan
  5. A.Uttar Pradesh
  6. B.SBI Bank
  7. A. 1948
  8. C. Markandey Katju
  9. D.Chhattisgarh
  10. A.Nimesh Kampani
  11. C.3,000
  12. B.GiftMilk
  13. D. Infosys
  14. D.Rajasthan
  15. A.Manipur
  16. A.Japan
  17. B.China
  18. C.Usman A. Bajwa
  19. C. V.S. Achuthanandan
  20. C. Islamabad
  21. D. All of the above
  22. B.Angela Ruggiero
  23. C.Bengal
  24. D.All of the above
  25. C.CO2
  26. A.Nepal

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