Current Affairs Quiz 18th August 2016 - Fresherslive Current Affairs Quiz

18th August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Who won the gold in women's Floor Exercise event at Rio Olympic 2016
  2. A.Alexandra Raisman
    B.Amy Tinkler
    C.Simone Biles
    D.None of the above

  3. Which of the following pair has won the Abierto Mexicano Los Cabos title
  4. A.Jonathan Erlich and Ken Skupski
    B. Purav Raja and Divij Sharan
    C.Feliciano López and Marc López
    D.Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock

  5. Which bank has recently tied up with MMTC for distribution of Indian Gold Coins (IGC)
  6. A.Federal Bank
    B.Axis Bank
    C. ICICI Bank
    D. IDBI Bank

  7. The world's longest and highest glass bridge will open in which country
  8. A.China
    B.Russia
    C. Brazil
    D. Saudi Arabia

  9. ONGC has started a new INR 100 crore startup fund to foster and incubate new ideas pertaining to the oil and gas sector. What is it called
  10. A.ONGC Start Up
    B. Start Up ONGC
    C. Oil and Gas Start Up
    D.Startup O&G

  11. Which state became the third state to ratify the Goods and Services Tax Amendment Bill
  12. A.Mizoram
    B. Arunachal Pradesh
    C.Odisha
    D.Jharkhand

  13. The Uttar Pradesh government has approved a Metro Rail project for which city of Uttar Pradesh recently
  14. A.Allahabad
    B.Gorakhpur
    C. Sambhal
    D.Faizabad

  15. What is the present ranking of india in the recently released Global Innovation Index 2016
  16. A.66th
    B.81st
    C. 77th
    D.45th

  17. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju led a Tricolour yatra as part of Tiranga Yatra from Leh to which location
  18. A.Khardungla
    B. Nathula
    C. Tibet
    D. None of the above

  19. The Reserve Bank has imposed penalties of up to Rs 5 lakh on how many cooperative banks for violation of various norms.
  20. A.5
    B.9
    C.4
    D.12

  21. Who will be conferred with the Sangeet Martand Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement Award 2016
  22. A.Birju Maharaj
    B.Ajoy Chakrabarty
    C. Rajan Sajan Mishra
    D.Shiv Kumar Sharma

  23. Who became the first woman wrestler from India to bag the bronze in the Women’s Freestyle 58kg category
  24. A.Babita Kumari
    B. Vinesh Phogat
    C.Sakshi Malik
    D. PV Sindhu

  25. Which city of Maharashtra is called Orange city
  26. A.Aurangabad
    B. Nashik
    C. Solapur
    D.Nagpur

  27. Tata Power Solar has successfully commissioned a 100 MW solar project for NTPC in which state
  28. A.Madhya Pradesh
    B. Telangana
    C. Odisha
    D.Andhra Pradesh

  29. Which of the following state has relaunched "Majhi Kanya Bhagyashri" scheme to improve girl child ratio
  30. A.Maharashtra
    B. Punjab
    C.Tamil Nadu
    D. Kerala

  31. Thailand’s largest energy firm PTT Pcl has signed a contract for making electric cars with 6 automakers including:
  32. A.BMW
    B. Mercedes Benz
    C. Nissan
    D.All of the above

  33. The Archaeological Survey of India, under the Ministry of Culture has discovered an ancient camping site dating 8500 BC in which state
  34. A.Faridabad
    B.Ladakh
    C. Silchar
    D. Bathinda

  35. Computing major Nvidia has announced the world’s first supercomputer in a box. What is it called
  36. A.DGX-1
    B. DGX-2
    C. DGX-3
    D. DGX-4

  37. The first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Youth Parliamentarians Conference was held in which city
  38. A.New Delhi
    B. Colombo
    C.Beijing
    D.Islamabad

  39. Former Union Minister Najma Heptullah was appointed as the Governor of which state
  40. A.Manipur
    B. Assam
    C. Punjab
    D.Odisha

  41. Who is the head of NGT committee to assess the damage caused by the World Culture Festival of Art of Living Foundation to the Yamuna flood plain in March 2016
  42. A.Deepak Mohanty
    B. Jairam Ramesh
    C.G N Bajpai
    D.Shashi Shekhar

  43. Which country celebrated its 71st Independence Day on August 17, 2016
  44. A.India
    B.Pakistan
    C. Indonesia
    D.Singapore

  45. Which of the following company has acquired Swedish firm Blueair for an undisclosed sum.
  46. A.PepsiCo
    B. The Procter & Gamble
    C. Nestle
    D. Unilever

  47. Name the former President of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), who has passed away on on 16 August 2016
  48. A.Luis Álvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro
    B. Joao Havelange
    C. Ivo Pitanguy
    D.Vander Lee

  49. Which of the following Music Composer was honoured with the Tamil Ratna Award 2016
  50. A.G. V. Prakash Kumar
    B. Ilayaraja
    C.A.R. Rahman
    D.Himesh Reshammiya

  51. How many companies are selected by NASA to develop ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats
  52. A.8
    B. 10
    C. 2
    D.6

Answers:
  1. C.Simone Biles
  2. B. Purav Raja and Divij Sharan
  3. A.Federal Bank
  4. A.China
  5. A.ONGC Start Up
  6. D.Jharkhand
  7. A.Allahabad
  8. A.66th
  9. A.Khardungla
  10. C.4
  11. D.Shiv Kumar Sharma
  12. C.Sakshi Malik
  13. D.Nagpur
  14. D.Andhra Pradesh
  15. A.Maharashtra
  16. D.All of the above
  17. B.Ladakh
  18. A.DGX-1
  19. D.Islamabad
  20. A.Manipur
  21. D.Shashi Shekhar
  22. C. Indonesia
  23. D. Unilever
  24. B. Joao Havelange
  25. C.A.R. Rahman
  26. D.6

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