GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 24th August 2016

24th August 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Who among the following Indian-American has been selected for the prestigious White House Fellow programme
  2. A.R Shah
    B.Anjali Tripathi
    C. Both A & B
    D. None of these

  3. According to the New World Wealth Report,Which country is the top rank in wealthiest countries of the world
  4. A.US
    B. India
    C. Australia
    D. Canada

  5. The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition was observed on which date
  6. A.12 April
    B. 3 November
    C. 8 February
    D. 23 August

  7. According to the New World Wealth Report,what is the rank of India in wealthiest countries of the world
  8. A.2nd
    B.7th
    C. 10th
    D. 5th

  9. Who will take over as Non-Executive Part-time Chairman of YES Bank from October as the lender has received approval from the Reserve Bank for this appointment.
  10. A.M R Srinivasan
    B. Saurabh Srivastava
    C. Diwan Arun Nanda
    D.Ashok Chawla

  11. Who has quit the Managing Director and CEO of Catholic Syrian Bank on recently
  12. A.S Santhanakrishnan
    B. T S Anantharaman
    C.Anand Krishnamurthy
    D. Bobby Jos C

  13. Who has won the premier title in National Racing
  14. A.Karthik Tharani
    B. Raghul Rangasamy
    C.Anindith Reddy
    D.Vikash Anand

  15. Which of the following state has the fourth state in passed Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) 2016
  16. A.Assam
    B. Chhattisgarh
    C. Punjab
    D. Gujarat

  17. Who has resigned as the Director Finance and CFO (KMP) of Bharat Electronics Ltd with effect from August 19.
  18. A.Kusum Singh
    B. S Sreenivas
    C.Ajit T Kalghatgi
    D. PR Acharya

  19. What is the name of Tibetan-language search engine,that is launched by the China
  20. A.Yongzcom
    B.Yongzorg
    C.Yongzin
    D.Yongzien

  21. Who has been appointed as the Joint Secretaries in Prime Minister's Office on 22 august 2016.
  22. A.Syed Ali Murtaza Rizvi
    B. Aramane Giridhar
    C.Navnit
    D.Brajendra Navnit

  23. Which of the non banking financial company has partnered with India Post to facilitate purchase of vehicles in Karnataka.
  24. A. M & M Financials
    B.Shriram Transport Finance
    C.Bajaj Finance
    D.Reliance Capital

  25. Which state government has issued draft notification on rearranging district borders to create 17 new districts.
  26. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B. Telangana
    C.Tamil Nadu
    D. Kerala

  27. Name the Novel ,that is written by Lakshmi Saravana Kumar and he won the Sahitya Akademi’s Yuva Puraskar award 2016 for this novel
  28. A.One Indian Girl
    B. Uppu Naaikal
    C. Kaanakan
    D.None of these

  29. Banwarilal Purohit was sworn in as the Governor of which state
  30. A.West Bengal
    B. Gujarat
    C. Jharkhand
    D.Assam

  31. Who was recently appointed the Vice Chancellor of the Homi Bhabha National Institute
  32. A.P D Gupta
    B.Suman Ghosh
    C.Ravi Juneja
    D.Nishant Jain

  33. Which of the following cricket team has won the four-match test series against West Indies on recently
  34. A.India
    B.Pakistan
    C.Australia
    D. South Africa

  35. Which new species of eel was discovered from the West Bengal coast
  36. A.Gymnothorax indicus
    B. Gymnosporax indicus
    C.Gymnocorax indicus
    D. None of these

  37. Name the Legendary journalist ,who has passed away on 20 August 2016
  38. A.Michael Brooks
    B. Headley Bennett
    C. Derek Smith
    D.George E. Curry

  39. Who has been sworn in as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on 22 August 2016.
  40. A.Najma Heptulla
    B.VP Singh
    C. Jagdish Mukhi
    D.None of these

  41. Who was elected unopposed as Assembly Speaker for Gujarat on 22nd August 2016
  42. A.Vijay Rupani
    B.Shankersingh Vaghela
    C. Ramanlal Vora
    D.Shambhuji Thakor

  43. State-run GAIL (India) Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which company for developing natural gas-based fuel cell power generation.
  44. A.Yancey Bros.Co
    B. Superior Graphite Co.
    C.Ultra Electronics AMI
    D.Bloom Energy

  45. Which of the following has won the 2016 Dhyan Chand Award
  46. A.Sylvanus Dung Dung
    B.Rajendra Pralhad Shelke
    C.Satti Geetha
    D. All of these

  47. Which of the following Institute has won the 2015-16 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy
  48. A.Banaras Hindu University
    B. Aligarh University
    C.Punjabi University
    D. Calcutta University

  49. Who among the following coach has won the 2016 Dronacharya Award
  50. A.Sagar Mal Dhayal
    B.Raj Kumar Sharma
    C.Nagapuri Ramesh
    D.All of these

Answers:
  1. C. Both A & B
  2. A.US
  3. D. 23 August
  4. B.7th
  5. D.Ashok Chawla
  6. C.Anand Krishnamurthy
  7. D.Vikash Anand
  8. B. Chhattisgarh
  9. D. PR Acharya
  10. C.Yongzin
  11. D.Brajendra Navnit
  12. C.Bajaj Finance
  13. B. Telangana
  14. C. Kaanakan
  15. D.Assam
  16. A.P D Gupta
  17. A.India
  18. A.Gymnothorax indicus
  19. D.George E. Curry
  20. C. Jagdish Mukhi
  21. C. Ramanlal Vora
  22. D.Bloom Energy
  23. D. All of these
  24. C.Punjabi University
  25. D.All of these

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