Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 17th August 2016

17th August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Times Internet has partnership with which bank to launch co-branded card called the Times Points Debit Card.
  2. A.ICICI Bank
    B.Axis Bank
    C. IDBI Bank
    D.HDFC Bank

  3. Name the famous Punjabi writer ,who has passed away on 16 August 2016
  4. A.Shiv Kumar Batalvi
    B.Kulwant Singh Virk
    C. Gurdial Singh
    D.Jaswant Singh Kanwal

  5. Who won the best actor in awards at the Indian Film Festival (IFF) of Melbourne 2016.
  6. A.Shakun Batra
    B. Rishi Kapoor
    C.Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    D.Ranveer Singh

  7. Government has notified the revised tax treaty with which country under which India will impose capital gains tax on investments routed through the island nation from April 1 next year in a bid to curb tax evasion.
  8. A.Italy
    B. US
    C. Argentina
    D. Mauritius

  9. Which state is given to the A P J Abdul Kalam award
  10. A.Tamil Nadu
    B. Andhra Pradesh
    C. New Delhi
    D. Uttarakhand

  11. India has celebrated its ____________ Independence Day on 15 August ,2016
  12. A.69th
    B. 70th
    C.68th
    D. 71st

  13. Name the Prominent Malayalam script writer who has passed away on 15 August 2016
  14. A.Mohan Roop
    B.Rajesh Pillai
    C.Anandakuttan
    D.TA Rasaq

  15. Which of the following state has announced a bunch of development projects and schemes regarding the “seven resolves” adopted by his government for the next five years.
  16. A.Odisha
    B. Madhya Pradesh
    C. Bihar
    D. Punjab

  17. Which of the following company to be acquire engine cooling company TitanX
  18. A.Dunlop Rubber
    B. Exide
    C. Bosch
    D. Tata AutoComp

  19. Which state became the first non-NDA govt to ratify GST Bill
  20. A.Bihar
    B. Odisha
    C. Haryana
    D. West Bengal

  21. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced ________ per cent hike in the pension of freedom fighters.
  22. A.10
    B.20
    C.30
    D.40

  23. Which discipline’s scholars are awarded the Certificate of Honour on Independence Day
  24. A.Pali
    B. Sanskrit
    C.Bhojpuri
    D. Both A & B

  25. Who won the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award for meritorious services in the Higher Education Department of Tamil Nadu
  26. A.Jayanthi
    B. N Subbaiyan
    C.P Shanmugam
    D. S P Velumani

  27. Which state has received the highest number of gallantry medals for police personnel on the eve of Independence Day
  28. A.Odisha
    B.West Bengal
    C. Haryana
    D.Telangana

  29. The first National Conference of Investigating Agencies was held in which city
  30. A.Hyderabad
    B. Ahmedabad
    C.Bangalore
    D.New Delhi

  31. Who won the gold in the 100-metre final in Rio Olympics 2016
  32. A.Justin Gatlin
    B.Andre De Grasse
    C. Usain Bolt
    D. Heinz Weis

  33. Who broke her own women’s hammer world record to win the gold medal at the Rio Olympics 2016
  34. A.Wenxiu Zhang
    B. Sophie Hitchon
    C.Anita Wlodarczyk
    D.None of the above

  35. Havildar Hangpan Dada was posthumously awarded the highest award to an army man during peace time operations namely the ______
  36. A.Shaurya Chakra
    B.Param Veer Chakra
    C. Ashok Chakra
    D. Veer Chakra

  37. Who won the gold medal in men’s singles tennis category in Rio 2016 Olympic Games
  38. A.Novak Djokovic
    B. Roger Federer
    C.Rafael Nadal
    D. Andy Murray

  39. Which country has launched the world's first quantum satellite named Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) satellite
  40. A.US
    B. Japan
    C. China
    D.Russia

  41. Who has been awarded the Shaurya Chakra in 2016
  42. A. Lt. Col Natarajan
    B. Lt. Col Ganesan
    C. Lt. Col. Niranjan
    D. None of the above

  43. Who won the gold in men's omnium cycling track at the Rio Olympics 2016
  44. A. Mark Cavendish
    B.Lasse Norman Hansen
    C. Elia Viviani
    D.None of the above

  45. Who has clinched gold in women’s 3000 metres steeplechase on 15 August 2016 .
  46. A.Emma Coburn
    B. Ruth Jebet
    C.Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi
    D.Salima El Ouali Alami

  47. Name the head of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, who has passed away on 13 August 2016
  48. A.Guru Sanmuganathan
    B.Pramukh Swami Maharaj
    C.Swami Narayanan
    D.None of the above

  49. Which of the following Institute has bagged five Medals for Young Scientists award 2016.
  50. A.Indian Institute of Science
    B.Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
    C.Banaras Hindu University
    D.University of Hyderabad

Answers:
  1. D.HDFC Bank
  2. C. Gurdial Singh
  3. C.Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  4. D. Mauritius
  5. A.Tamil Nadu
  6. B. 70th
  7. D.TA Rasaq
  8. C. Bihar
  9. D. Tata AutoComp
  10. A.Bihar
  11. B.20
  12. D. Both A & B
  13. C.P Shanmugam
  14. D.Telangana
  15. D.New Delhi
  16. C. Usain Bolt
  17. C.Anita Wlodarczyk
  18. C. Ashok Chakra
  19. D. Andy Murray
  20. C. China
  21. C. Lt. Col. Niranjan
  22. C. Elia Viviani
  23. B. Ruth Jebet
  24. B.Pramukh Swami Maharaj
  25. A.Indian Institute of Science

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