Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 11th August 2016

11th August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Who of the following won the gold medal of Judo in 73kg category at 2016 Rio Olympics?
  2. A.Shohei Ono
    B. Rustam Orujov
    C.Dirk Van Tichelt
    D. Lasha Shavdatuashvili

  3. Who has been re-elected as the president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  4. A.Haruhiko Kuroda
    B. Shi Yaobin
    C.Norman Chan
    D.Takehiko Nakao

  5. NTPC has entered into collaboration with which Research Organisation joint research in low-emission energy technologies.
  6. A.CSIRO
    B.RESIO
    C. JUTRE
    D.DEASO

  7. Which country has launched new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite which provides accurate pictures of earth with ability to photograph detailed scenarios of its specific areas.
  8. A.China
    B. US
    C. Russia
    D. India

  9. Who is called as the Iron lady of Manipur
  10. A.Rani Laxmibai
    B. Mamoni Raisom Goswami
    C.Irom Chanu Sharmila
    D.Mary Kom

  11. First Solar commissions 80 MW of solar power plants in which state
  12. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B.Haryana
    C.Tamil Nadu
    D. Odisha

  13. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed memorandum of understanding (MOU) with which institute for research project to develop technology to construct long lasting maintenance free highways in India.
  14. A.IIT-Kharagpur
    B. IIT-Delhi
    C. IIT-Bombay
    D. IIT-Kanpur

  15. Which Chinese e-commerce giant has offered to help international technology firms such as SAP SE to enter China
  16. A.Alibaba
    B. Hotfrog
    C.Baidu
    D. None of the above

  17. Which legendary vocalist will be honoured by UN on India’s 70th Independence Day through a tribute by AR Rahman
  18. A.Tansen
    B. Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
    C.M.S. Subbulakshmi
    D.M.S Viswanathan

  19. LS passed a bill for compensation in case employee is injured in industrial accident. What is the penalty in violation of this
  20. A.INR 50000 - 1,00,000
    B.INR 50,000 - 2,00000
    C.INR 50,000 - 3,00,000
    D.None of the above

  21. Which company will sell its urea business to Yara Fertiliser for Rs 2670 crore as part of value unlocking by the company.
  22. A.Biocon India
    B. CICO Technologies Ltd.
    C. Golcha Group
    D.Tata Chemicals

  23. Who has been appointed as the Sri Lanka's coaching consultant
  24. A.Chaminda Vaas
    B.Kumar Sangakkara
    C.Tillakaratne Dilshan
    D.Mahela Jayawardene

  25. Which organisation launched the 1st Conference of Investigation Agencies on August 12-13, 2016
  26. A.Bureau of Police Research and Development
    B. National Investigation Agency
    C. Both a and b
    D. Both a and b

  27. Name the Famous tamil actress who has passed away on 9 August 2016
  28. A.Raja Lakshmi
    B. Subbu Lakshmi
    C. Vijaya Lakshmi
    D. Jyothilakshmi

  29. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President of Russia Vladimir Putin has dedicated which Nuclear Power Plant of Unit 1 to Nation
  30. A.Kaiga
    B. Tarapur
    C.Rawatbhata
    D. Kudankulam

  31. National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has signed agreement with which country Energy Information Administration (EIA) to set up web portal on energy data on 10 August 2016.
  32. A.US
    B. Russia
    C. Japan
    D. UK

  33. Who will be the head of panel to review e-commerce rules
  34. A.Bibek Debroy
    B. V.K. Saraswat
    C. Ramesh Chand
    D.Amitabh Kant

  35. Who has ended her 16-year-long hunger strike for repealing of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) of 1958 from Manipur
  36. A. Narmada
    B. Irom Chanu Sharmila
    C.Malliga Garage
    D.None of the above

  37. Which corporate major has acquired outstanding shares of German software company OpenSynergy GmbH
  38. A.Sony
    B. Intel
    C. Canon Inc.
    D.Panasonic

  39. Name the renowned film producer, script and screenplay writer who has passed away on 9 August 2016
  40. A.Sasi Shanker
    B. Sanketh Kashi
    C. Mahim Bora
    D.Panchu Arunachalam

  41. Government has allowed which class of employees to work from home or a place outside the zone provided they meet certain conditions
  42. A.NIMZ
    B.IT SEZ
    C. ITeS SEZ
    D.Only B & C

  43. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of Max Hypermarkets in India with effect from 1 August 2016
  44. A.Darshan Mistry
    B.Kinjal Shah
    C. Nitin Gupta
    D. Rajeev Krishnan

  45. Which of the following country has agreed to work toward restoring full relations on 9 August 2016.
  46. A.Russia and Turkey
    B.Russia and China
    C. India and US
    D.Argentina and Dubai

  47. Which of the following American swimmer has won the 19th Olympic gold medal overall, in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay of the 2016 Olympic Games.
  48. A.Michael Phelps
    B.Mark Spitz
    C. Matt Biondi
    D. Ryan Lochte

  49. Odisha Crime Branch rescues 1051 children in first phase of operation ____________
  50. A.Muskan-1
    B. Muskan-2
    C.Muskan-3
    D.Muskan-4

Answers:
  1. A.Shohei Ono
  2. D.Takehiko Nakao
  3. A.CSIRO
  4. A.China
  5. C.Irom Chanu Sharmila
  6. A.Andhra Pradesh
  7. A.IIT-Kharagpur
  8. A.Alibaba
  9. C.M.S. Subbulakshmi
  10. A.INR 50000 - 1,00,000
  11. D.Tata Chemicals
  12. A.Chaminda Vaas
  13. A.Bureau of Police Research and Development
  14. D. Jyothilakshmi
  15. D. Kudankulam
  16. A.US
  17. D.Amitabh Kant
  18. B. Irom Chanu Sharmila
  19. D.Panasonic
  20. D.Panchu Arunachalam
  21. D.Only B & C
  22. D. Rajeev Krishnan
  23. A.Russia and Turkey
  24. A.Michael Phelps
  25. B. Muskan-2

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