Current Affairs Quiz 22nd August 2016 - Fresherslive Current Affairs Quiz

22nd August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  2. A.Raghuram Rajan
    B.R Gandhi
    C.N S Vishwanathan
    D. Urjit Patel

  3. Which city will host the 2016 Indian Super League (ISL) Opening Ceremony
  4. A.Delhi
    B. Margao
    C. Kochi
    D.Guwahati

  5. Which state government has approved a new debt relief scheme for low income and poor people
  6. A.Kerala
    B.Tamil Nadu
    C.Maharashtra
    D.Haryana

  7. Which of the following Prime Minister monogrammed suit has entered Guinness Records as 'most expensive suit sold'
  8. A.Barack Obama
    B. Justin Trudeau
    C. Narendra Modi
    D.David Cameron

  9. Which state Police has launched DNA Index System (DIS), the first-of-its-kind initiative that allows generation of DNA profiles from live samples like saliva and blood stains.
  10. A.Karnataka
    B. Haryana
    C. Odisha
    D. Andhra Pradesh

  11. Which country has pledged financial assistance worth Nepali Rs 39.97 million for the construction of a new building and a hostel facility at a Sanskrit school in eastern Nepal.
  12. A.India
    B.China
    C.Pakistan
    D.US

  13. Who has been re-appointed as the Chairman of telecom giant Bharti Airtel for another five year.
  14. A.Shishir Priyadarshi
    B. Chua Sock Koong
    C. Manish Kejriwal
    D.Sunil Bharti Mittal

  15. Who was awarded the Olympic Order for his outstanding services to the Olympic movement.
  16. A.Sudhir K. Kapoor
    B. Sanjay Jain
    C. N Ramachandran
    D. None of the above

  17. Who has been appointed as the ambassador of India to Georgia
  18. A.Arun Kumar Singh
    B. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
    C.Nirupama Rao
    D. Yogeshwar Sangwan

  19. Sadbhavana Diwas celebrated on which date
  20. A.September 5
    B. April 19
    C. April 19
    D. August 20

  21. Which country has announced to support for China’s ambitious One Belt and One Road (OBOR) connectivity initiative along the ancient Silk Road.
  22. A.India
    B. Pakistan
    C. Nepal
    D. Myanmar

  23. Chinese scientists have discovered a small molecule (new drug) named _______________, that can regenerate tissue.
  24. A.PMC-MM-2
    B.XMU-MP-1
    C.RST-SV-3
    D.DER-KL-1

  25. Which country topped the 9th edition Global Innovation Index (GII) 2016 that was released recently
  26. A.USA
    B.Finland
    C. Germany
    D. Switzerland

  27. Who among the following film actor has been selected by France for its prestigious Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres.
  28. A.Rajinikanth
    B. Shahrukh Khan
    C. Kamal Haasan
    D.Amitabh Bachchan

  29. Identify the athlete who became the first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal recently.
  30. A. Najmeh Khedmati
    B. Leila Rajabi
    C.Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin
    D.Mahsa Javar

  31. Which of the following football team won gold in women’s football event at Rio Olympics 2016
  32. A.Sweden
    B. Canada
    C. Brazil
    D. Germany

  33. Which of the following Chinese mobile internet giant has announced the launch of a book donation drive in India
  34. A.Baidu
    B.Tencent
    C. NetEase
    D. Alibaba Group

  35. Which chunk of ice has been discovered orbiting the earth in a backward direction and its orbit is tilted by 110 from the plane in which all planets stay
  36. A.Viku
    B. Diku
    C. Niku
    D. Ciku

  37. Which bank has recently tied up with partnership with Chillr
  38. A.ICICI Bank
    B. Federal Bank
    C. YES Bank
    D. Kotak Mahindra Bank

  39. Which of the following industry has been recognised by Fortune magazine in a list of global firms changing the world for the good and having a positive social impact through their activities.
  40. A.Dabur India Ltd
    B. Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting Ltd
    C.Godrej
    D. Pidilite Industries

  41. Badminton player P V Sindhu recently won historic silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at Rio Olympics. Who won gold in the event
  42. A.Saina Nehwal
    B.Carolina Marin
    C. Wang Yihan
    D.Dolores

  43. US based new research has found out that that Zika virus may damage _____________ not just in newborns but also in adults.
  44. A.Brain Cells
    B.Skin Cells
    C. Bone cells
    D. Red Blood Cells

  45. What is the rank of India in Asia Pacific on fixed broadband
  46. A.53rd
    B. 39th
    C.18th
    D. 22nd

  47. The meeting of BRICS women parliamentarian’s forum has begun in which state
  48. A.New Delhi
    B. Hyderabad
    C. Mumbai
    D. Jaipur

  49. Which of the following IT sector has unveiled Project Alloy, a device that creates merged reality.
  50. A.IBM
    B. Microsoft
    C. HP
    D. Intel

Answers:
  1. D. Urjit Patel
  2. D.Guwahati
  3. A.Kerala
  4. C. Narendra Modi
  5. D. Andhra Pradesh
  6. A.India
  7. D.Sunil Bharti Mittal
  8. C. N Ramachandran
  9. D. Yogeshwar Sangwan
  10. D. August 20
  11. D. Myanmar
  12. B.XMU-MP-1
  13. D. Switzerland
  14. C. Kamal Haasan
  15. C.Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin
  16. D. Germany
  17. D. Alibaba Group
  18. C. Niku
  19. B. Federal Bank
  20. C.Godrej
  21. B.Carolina Marin
  22. A.Brain Cells
  23. B. 39th
  24. D. Jaipur
  25. D. Intel

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