GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 25th August 2016

25th August 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Which of the following state has the children's court
  2. A.Goa
    B. Tamil Nadu
    C.Andhra Pradesh
    D. Kerala

  3. Union Government launched ‘Sugamaya Pustakalaya’ online library to serve
  4. A.Persons with print disabilities
    B. Persons with dyslexia
    C.Persons with physical disabilities
    D.Persons with visual disabilities

  5. Who has been named as the Haryana’s brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign.
  6. A.P. V. Sindhu
    B. Jitu Rai
    C. Dipa Karmakar
    D.Sakshi Malik

  7. Which state has become the first south-Indian state to have dedicated children's court.
  8. A.Tamil Nadu
    B. Kerala
    C. Andhra Pradesh
    D. Telangana

  9. Which of the following American pharma company has entered into an agreement to acquire Medivation Inc for $ 14 bn
  10. A.Sanofi
    B. Amgen
    C. Novo Nordisk
    D. Pfizer

  11. Which state government has first time ratified the the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill
  12. A.Delhi
    B. Jharkhand
    C.Uttarkhand
    D. Telangana

  13. Eminent scientist P D Gupta was appointed as Vice Chancellor of which institute
  14. A.National Institute of Nutrition
    B.Tata Institute of Social Sciences
    C.Homi Bhabha National Institute
    D.V. V. Giri National Labour Institute

  15. K K Sreedharan Nair passed away on recently .He is a former editor of which journal
  16. A.Deshabhimani
    B. Malayala Manorama
    C. Mathrubhumi
    D.Madhyamam

  17. Which country unmanned submersible has dived to a depth of 10,767 metres at the world's deepest ocean point, setting a new record for the country
  18. A.China
    B. India
    C.Australia
    D. South Africa

  19. Which of the following state has the 7th state in India to ratifies Goods and Service Tax (GST) bill
  20. A.Madhya Pradesh
    B. Jharkhand
    C. Arunachal Pradesh
    D.Karnataka

  21. Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) recently banned a country from competing at September’s Paralympics in Rio. Name it.
  22. A.China
    B. Russia
    C. North Korea
    D.Pakistan

  23. NCS signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with strategic partners for enhancing quality and reach of employment services .What does stands for NCS
  24. A.National Career Service
    B. National Correct Service
    C.National Career Supervising
    D. National Course Service

  25. The Union Government has launched Accessible E-Library ______________ for Divyang under Prime Minister’s Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan.
  26. A.Sugamya Pustakalaya
    B. Sangeeth Pustakalaya
    C. Pustakalaya Puri
    D.None of these

  27. Which country launched the KN-11 ballistic missile from a submarine in Sea of Japan
  28. A.Japan
    B.North Korea
    C.China
    D. South Korea

  29. The two-day meeting of Ministers of Disaster Management (MDM) of BRICS countries concluded in which city
  30. A.Jaipur
    B. New Delhi
    C.Hyderabad
    D. New Delhi

  31. What is the 3A approach to fertilisers in the country proposed by Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs
  32. A.Authenticity, Availability and Affordability
    B.Accountability, Availability and Affordability
    C. Authenticity, Accountability and Affordability
    D.Authenticity, Availability and Accountability

  33. Who has launched the Akashvani Maitree channel for Bengali listeners and its website.
  34. A.Narendra Modi
    B. Arun Jaitley
    C.Rajnath Singh
    D. Pranab Mukherjee

  35. Air Force to build new Aerospace Museum in which city
  36. A.Delhi
    B.Mumbai
    C. Chennai
    D.Bangaluru

  37. Which breed of cattle belongs to Uttarakhand
  38. A. Badri
    B. Madri
    C.Shadri
    D. Kadri

  39. Which state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Union Civil Aviation Ministry and Airports Authority of India (AAI) to develop 10 airports as part of the Centre’s Regional Connectivity Scheme.
  40. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B. Karnataka
    C.Maharashtra
    D. Tamil Nadu

  41. Author Sanjeev Sanyal has written which book released in August 2016
  42. A.The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History
    B.An Ocean of Churn: How the Ocean in India Shaped the History of the Nation
    C.The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Indian History
    D.None of the above

  43. Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (RInfra) has announced that it completed 100 percent sale of Reliance Cement Company Private Limited (RCCPL) to which company
  44. A.JK Lakshmi Cement
    B. Dalmia Cement
    C. Prism Cement
    D. Birla Corporation

  45. Which of the following Tennis player has topped the ATP Women’s Doubles Tennis rankings
  46. A.Rushmi Chakravarthi
    B. Laxmi Poruri
    C. Sania Mirza
    D. Saina Nehwal

  47. The union government has constituted a Task Force to comprehensively study the cadre structure of organised ____________ Central Services on 22 August 2016 .
  48. A.Group A
    B. Group B
    C. Group C
    D. Group D

  49. Which of the following states has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to resolve long standing river water dispute
  50. A.Telangana and Maharashtra
    B. Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
    C.Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
    D.Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Answers:
  1. A.Goa
  2. A.Persons with print disabilities
  3. D.Sakshi Malik
  4. D. Telangana
  5. D. Pfizer
  6. A.Delhi
  7. C.Homi Bhabha National Institute
  8. C. Mathrubhumi
  9. A.China
  10. A.Madhya Pradesh
  11. B. Russia
  12. A.National Career Service
  13. A.Sugamya Pustakalaya
  14. B.North Korea
  15. A.Jaipur
  16. A.Authenticity, Availability and Affordability
  17. D. Pranab Mukherjee
  18. A.Delhi
  19. A. Badri
  20. C.Maharashtra
  21. A.The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History
  22. D. Birla Corporation
  23. C. Sania Mirza
  24. A.Group A
  25. A.Telangana and Maharashtra

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