GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 29th August 2016

29th August 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.
Questions:
  1. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for its domestic broadcast business of Zee Entertainment
  2. A.Manish Chokhani
    B. Subhash Chandra
    C. Ashok Kurien
    D.Punit Misra

  3. Which of the following actress was appointed as the Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCI) memeber
  4. A.Priyanka Chopra
    B. Raja Mali
    C.Sharmila Tagore
    D.None of these

  5. Which of the following state ministry has launched a mobile app for availing immediate and easy access to ambulances in the state.
  6. A.Odisha
    B.Jharkhand
    C.Himachal Pradesh
    D.Haryana

  7. Gujarat government is planning to set up India's first textile university in which city
  8. A.Surat
    B. Vadodara
    C. Rajkot
    D. Ahmedabad

  9. Which of the following Organisation has sanctioned Rs 980 crore to dredge the Brahmaputra as an initiative to develop waterways to Bangladesh and to other Southeast Asian countries in a bid to boost trade and industry in the Northeast.
  10. A.IMF
    B. ADB
    C. IFAD
    D. World Bank

  11. Who won the Connecticut Open doubles title ahead of US Open
  12. A.Sania and Martina
    B. Alison Riske and Louisa Chirico
    C.Sania and Niculescu
    D.None of these

  13. Who won the 2016 Belgian Grand Prix of Formula One
  14. A.Daniel Ricciardo
    B. Lewis Hamilton
    C. Nico Hulkenberg
    D.Nico Rosberg

  15. Which of the following union ministry has launched Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dharwad in Karnataka.
  16. A.Union Human Resource Ministry
    B. Union Home Affairs Ministry
    C.Union Science and Technology Ministry
    D.None of these

  17. The 2016 Mother Teresa International Film Festival (MTIFF) has started in which of the following cities
  18. A.Kolkata
    B. Mumbai
    C. New Delhi
    D. Chennai

  19. The ISRO has successfully conducted the Scramjet engine test.Which of the following sounding rocket used for Scramjet engine
  20. A.RH-200
    B. RH-450
    C.RH-680
    D.RH 560

  21. Which of the following state government has ruled that women should be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah
  22. A.Bombay High Court
    B. Ahmedabad High Court
    C. Delhi High Court
    D.Jammu and Kashmir High Court

  23. Which city will host the 2017 Bharatiya Pravasi Divas
  24. A.Chennai
    B.New Delhi
    C. Ahmedabad
    D.Bengaluru

  25. Tokyo International Conference on African Development begins in which city
  26. A.Nairobi
    B.Mombasa
    C. Nakuru
    D. Eldoret

  27. The _______________ edition of the Delhi Book Fair (DBF) began at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
  28. A.22nd
    B. 19th
    C.15th
    D. 25th

  29. Which country is going to host the 19th SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Summit
  30. A.India
    B. Pakistan
    C. Russia
    D. Sri Lanka

  31. Name the Polish Olympian who sold his Rio medal to save life of a three-year-old boy struck with cancer.
  32. A.Piotr Malachowski
    B. Robert Harting
    C. Christoph Harting
    D.Lukas Weibhaidinger

  33. Which country is going to create world’s largest protected marine reserve area
  34. A.US
    B. South Africa
    C.Australia
    D.Indonesia

  35. Authorities of which country seized 650 critically endangered pangolins from a freezer
  36. A.China
    B. Indonesia
    C.Nepal
    D. Malay Peninsula

  37. Which country scientist has studying earthquakes for the first time have detected a rare deep-Earth tremor, known as an S (secondary) wave microseism.
  38. A.US
    B. India
    C. Japan
    D.Russia

  39. Who of the following is the author of the book I Want 2 be Tendulkar
  40. A. Savi Sharma
    B. Rohit Sharma
    C.Manish Sharma
    D. Ishant Sharma

  41. How many members committee will constituted to suggest steps to promote card payments with an aim to discourage cash transactions
  42. A.7
    B.9
    C.11
    D.13

  43. Who will be the head of committee to suggest steps to promote card payments with an aim to discourage cash transactions.
  44. A.Arvind Panagariya
    B. Bibek Debroy
    C. V. K. Saraswat
    D. Ratan P Watal

  45. Who has announced the decision to set up a task force to prepare action Plan for the next three Olympics Games
  46. A.Pranab Mukherjee
    B.Rajnath Singh
    C. Narendra Modi
    D. None of these

  47. Which of the following Sri lankan cricketer has recently announced his retirement from international cricket
  48. A.Thisara Perera
    B. Shaminda Eranga
    C.Tillakaratne Dilshan
    D.Suranga Lakmal

Answers:
  1. D.Punit Misra
  2. C.Sharmila Tagore
  3. C.Himachal Pradesh
  4. A.Surat
  5. D. World Bank
  6. C.Sania and Niculescu
  7. D.Nico Rosberg
  8. A.Union Human Resource Ministry
  9. A.Kolkata
  10. D.RH 560
  11. A.Bombay High Court
  12. D.Bengaluru
  13. A.Nairobi
  14. A.22nd
  15. B. Pakistan
  16. A.Piotr Malachowski
  17. A.US
  18. B. Indonesia
  19. C. Japan
  20. C.Manish Sharma
  21. C.11
  22. D. Ratan P Watal
  23. C. Narendra Modi
  24. C.Tillakaratne Dilshan

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