Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 12th August 2016

12th August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has kicked-off a social media campaign to mark __________ day on 11 August 2016
  2. A.Mother’s
    B. Women’s
    C. Daughter's
    D.Women's right to Vote

  3. Recently ,National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 26.06 crore for which state government
  4. A.Punjab
    B.Gujarat
    C. Maharashtra
    D.Haryana

  5. Which of the following union territory has jointed the UDAY scheme to revive discoms
  6. A.Chandigarh
    B. Goa
    C.Puducherry
    D.Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  7. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will launch a data bank to gather information about _________
  8. A.MSMEs
    B. Tax
    C. Business
    D. Economy

  9. According to the Forbes' list of the world's 100 richest people in technology,Which of the following Indians are included in this list
  10. A.Azim Premji
    B.Shiv Nadar
    C. Both A & B
    D.None of the above

  11. Which state Government has decided to implement the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana in the state on an experimental basis.
  12. A.Assam
    B.Haryana
    C.Gujarat
    D. Bihar

  13. Ramco systems has announced a partnership with which global payroll and payment services company on 10th August 2016
  14. A.CloudPay
    B. PayPal
    C.Paytm
    D.None of the above

  15. Who has been appointed as brand ambassador of ITC's Savlon
  16. A.Saina Nehwal
    B. Sachin Tendulkar
    C. Sania Mirza
    D.Virat Kohli

  17. Which of the following technology company has acquired Nervana Systems run by an Indian-origin entrepreneur, allowing the the chip maker to foray into the world of Artificial Intelligence.
  18. A.Intel
    B.IBM
    C.HP
    D. Microsoft

  19. Ikea, a global leader in retail furniture, will lay the foundation for first Indian store in which city
  20. A.Hyderabad
    B. New Delhi
    C.Mumbai
    D. Chennai

  21. Who has been appointed as the managing director of Dassault Systemes (India)
  22. A.Thibault de Tersant
    B. Bernard Charlès
    C. Charles Edelstenne
    D. Samson Khaou

  23. TRAI’s new portal will give information on calls across locations. What information will it provide to consumers
  24. A.Call drops
    B.Coverage or call quality
    C. Quality of Service parameters
    D. All of the above

  25. Who has released the book U'khand development journey
  26. A.Harish Rawat
    B. K K Paul
    C. Narendra Modi
    D. Arun Jaitley

  27. The Union Cabinet has ex post facto approval for amendment of which sections of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013
  28. A.Section 22
    B.Section 56
    C.Section 44
    D.Section 89

  29. Who has broke the world record to win the gold medal of the men's 77kg weightlifting class at the Rio Olympic 2016
  30. A. Lyu Xiaojun
    B.Ibrahim Ramadan
    C.Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov
    D.None of the above

  31. Who has been leave the CEO of Google Ventures on 8 August ,2016
  32. A.Bill Maris
    B. Blake Byers
    C. Tyson Clark
    D. Karim Faris

  33. Which Wildlife sanctuary carried out the first of its kind reptile amphibian surgery in India
  34. A.Chinnar
    B.Bharatpur
    C.Kaziranga
    D.Manas

  35. Who has been appointed as the director (power) of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd
  36. A.Amitabh Mathur
    B. D Bandyopadhyay
    C. Rajesh Kishore
    D. Akhil Joshi

  37. Recently India has signed an agreement with which country on Economic Cooperation.
  38. A.Russia
    B.Ukraine
    C. Croatia
    D. Iraq

  39. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2016 passed in Lok Sabha seeks to amends the Income Tax Act of which year
  40. A.1975
    B. 1999
    C. 1982
    D. 1980

  41. Cabinet has approved the proposal to amend foreign investment rules in which sector
  42. A.E-commerce
    B. NBFC
    C. Mobile commerce
    D. None of the above

  43. With which country india has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which country for cooperation in the field of Tourism.
  44. A.Australia
    B. Singapore
    C.Malaysia
    D. South Africa

  45. The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has introducing the Union Cabinet to amend the Maternity Benefit Act of which year
  46. A.1867
    B. 1989
    C. 1980
    D. 1961

  47. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CEEA) has given its approval for the development of AUSC technology for thermal power plants.What does stands for AUSC
  48. A.Advanced Ultra Super Critical
    B.Advanced Ultra Super Company
    C.Agency Ultra Super Council
    D. Association of Ultra Super Council

  49. Which state has government has started verification of rhino horns, stored in various treasuries since 1980
  50. A.Assam
    B. Haryana
    C. Odisha
    D.Madhya Pradesh

Answers:
  1. C. Daughter's
  2. A.Punjab
  3. C.Puducherry
  4. A.MSMEs
  5. C. Both A & B
  6. D. Bihar
  7. A.CloudPay
  8. A.Saina Nehwal
  9. A.Intel
  10. A.Hyderabad
  11. D. Samson Khaou
  12. D. All of the above
  13. B. K K Paul
  14. C.Section 44
  15. C.Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov
  16. A.Bill Maris
  17. A.Chinnar
  18. D. Akhil Joshi
  19. C. Croatia
  20. A.1975
  21. B. NBFC
  22. D. South Africa
  23. D. 1961
  24. A.Advanced Ultra Super Critical
  25. A.Assam

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