Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 23rd August 2016

23rd August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Which state will host the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup
  2. A.Maharashtra
    B.Andhra Pradesh
    C. New Delhi
    D. Gujarat

  3. Which of the following port has signed an agreement with State Bank of India and Development Bank of Singapore for External Commercial Borrowing to the tune of USD 400 Million
  4. A.Ennore Port
    B. Kandla Port
    C. Kochi Port
    D.Jawaharlal Nehru Port

  5. The government is set to ban cash transactions over __________ as it seeks to clamp down on black money in the economy following recommendations from the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team.
  6. A.Rs 2 lakh
    B.Rs 3 lakh
    C. Rs 2.5 lakh
    D.Rs 1 lakh

  7. Which public sector has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Microsoft for big businesses.
  8. A.BHEL
    B. Air India Limited
    C. BSNL
    D.Electronics Corporation of India

  9. With which country India has signed an agreement for deepen the collaboration in Skill Development
  10. A.Germany
    B. Italy
    C. Brazil
    D. Canada

  11. Justice Manjula Chellur has sworn in as the new Chief Justice of which high court
  12. A.Bombay High Court
    B.Kolkata High Court
    C.Hyderabad High Court
    D.Gujarat High Court

  13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani jointly tele-inaugurated the restored Stor Palace in which city
  14. A.Jalalabad
    B. New Delhi
    C. Kabul
    D. Mumbai

  15. Name the longest serving Singapore President,who has passed away on recently
  16. A.Benjamin Henry
    B. C. V. Devan Nair
    C. Ong Teng Cheong
    D.SR Nathan

  17. Which of the following state has the first state in India to draft its own internal security legislation .
  18. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B. Maharashtra
    C. Orissa
    D. Gujarat

  19. Which of the following Indian Cricketer has been selected for the 2016 Arjuna Award
  20. A.Ravichandran Ashwin
    B. Ajinkya Rahane
    C. Shikhar Dhawan
    D.Ravindra Jadeja

  21. Which of the following has been selected for the 2016 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
  22. A.PV Sindhu
    B.Sakshi Malik
    C. Jitu Rai
    D. All of the above

  23. Which country accounted for the highest share of tourist arrivals in India
  24. A.UK
    B. Malaysia
    C. US
    D. Bangladesh

  25. VP Singh Badnore has sworn in as the new Governor of which state
  26. A.Manipur
    B. Punjab
    C.Himachal Pradesh
    D.Assam

  27. Railways will collaborate with which web search engine for digitizing and showcasing its heritage on digital platforms.
  28. A.Yahoo
    B. Baidu
    C. Excite
    D. Google

  29. MEA has launched an app to bring together various websites and social media handles of over how many Indian missions
  30. A.More than 160
    B. More than 165
    C. More than 170
    D.More than 175

  31. Union Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the state’s first animal birth control centre in which state
  32. A.Guwahati
    B. Jaipur
    C.Dehradun
    D. Agartala

  33. The Government selects four investment banks for share sale in HUDCO.What is the full form of HUDCO
  34. A.Housing & Urban Development Corporation Limited
    B.Houses & Urban Development Cooperation Limited
    C.House & Urban Developed Corporation Limit
    D.None of the above

  35. India has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Template for Scheme of Star Rating of Mines has been developed for this sector by whom
  36. A.Indian Bureau of Mines
    B. Indian Mine Bureau
    C.Minister of Mines
    D. None of the above

  37. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Vistara
  38. A.Kangana Ranaut
    B. Katrina Kaif
    C.Priyanka Chopra
    D.Deepika Padukone

  39. According to ASSOCHAM, which city has the largest share of technology drive startups
  40. A.Mysore
    B. Chennai
    C.Bengaluru
    D. Hyderabad

  41. Dr. Najma Heptulla was sworn-in as the 18th Governor of which state
  42. A.Manipur
    B. Punjab
    C.Himachal Pradesh
    D. Assam

  43. Name the International Umpire ,Who has passed away on 19 August 2016
  44. A.Irving Fields
    B. Adrian Enescu
    C.Nachum Heiman
    D.Subrata Banerjee

  45. The 2016 Summer Olympics concluded in which country
  46. A.Canada
    B. USA
    C. Chile
    D. Brazil

  47. Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as Sadbhavana Diwas
  48. A.Chaudhary Charan Singh
    B. Inder Kumar Gujral
    C. Rajiv Gandhi
    D.Charan Singh

  49. China's largest high speed train maker has announced that its first $63.4 million joint venture plant in which country
  50. A.Myanmar
    B. India
    C.Bangladesh
    D. Pakistan

Answers:
  1. D. Gujarat
  2. D.Jawaharlal Nehru Port
  3. B.Rs 3 lakh
  4. C. BSNL
  5. A.Germany
  6. A.Bombay High Court
  7. C. Kabul
  8. D.SR Nathan
  9. B. Maharashtra
  10. B. Ajinkya Rahane
  11. D. All of the above
  12. D. Bangladesh
  13. B. Punjab
  14. D. Google
  15. C. More than 170
  16. C.Dehradun
  17. A.Housing & Urban Development Corporation Limited
  18. B. Indian Mine Bureau
  19. D.Deepika Padukone
  20. C.Bengaluru
  21. A.Manipur
  22. D.Subrata Banerjee
  23. D. Brazil
  24. C. Rajiv Gandhi
  25. B. India

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