Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 31st August 2016

31st August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Which of the following state has signed a memorandum of understanding with Google India to promote digital literacy and drive the digital transformation in the state.
  2. A.Goa
    B.Gujarat
    C.Tamil Nadu
    D.Andhra Pradesh

  3. Which of the following Indian wrestler was upgraded to silver medal in London Olympics
  4. A.Sushil Kumar
    B. Narsingh Yadav
    C. Hardeep Singh
    D.Yogeshwar Dutt

  5. Who won the Gold medal at the American Masters Games in the 100-meter dash
  6. A.Lalita Babar
    B. Tintu Luka
    C. Saina Nehwal
    D. Man Kaur

  7. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Central Reserve Police Force
  8. A.PV Sindhu
    B. Saina Nehwal
    C. Sania Mirza
    D. Sakshi Malik

  9. Which of the following committee has submitted its report on border protection to the Union Ministry Home Affairs (MHA)
  10. A.Sivaramakrishnan committee
    B. Ramanujam committee
    C. Madhukar Gupta Committee
    D.Deepak Mohanty Committee

  11. Saraswati Samman Award is given for which field
  12. A.Scientist
    B. Cinema
    C.Teacher
    D. Literature

  13. Which country will host the Asian Tennis Tour event 2016
  14. A.Bhutan
    B. India
    C. Thailand
    D. Iran

  15. Which of the following committee was constituted for India-Pakistan Border protection
  16. A.Sivaramakrishnan committee
    B. Ramanujam committee
    C. Madhukar Gupta Committee
    D. Deepak Mohanty Committee

  17. Who has been appointed as the Chief General Manager of State Bank of Travancore
  18. A.V. Kaliappan
    B. Sajen Peter
    C. M.C. Jacob
    D.Ashok Kumar Pradhan

  19. Which of the following state has the 13th state to ratified Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill
  20. A.Telangana
    B. Gujarat
    C. Assam
    D. Mizoram

  21. The world famous Velankanni our lady of health basilica 11 day long annual feast started in which state
  22. A.Tamil Nadu
    B. Goa
    C.Kerala
    D.Kolkata

  23. Which expert committee has submitted its report on alternatives to pellet guns
  24. A.T S R Subramanian Committee
    B. Godwala Committee
    C. LC Gupta Committee
    D. T.V.S.N. Prasad Committee

  25. Which of the following E-commerce portal has announced the launch of a dedicated online Telugu book store with a wide range of over 10,000 Telugu titles.
  26. A.SnapDeal
    B. Flipkart
    C.HomeShop18
    D.Amazon

  27. Which of the following bank has launched Unified Payment Interface (UPI) App named ‘empower’.
  28. A.Canara Bank
    B. Bank of Maharashtra
    C. Bank of Baroda
    D.Corporation Bank

  29. Name the 11-year-old girl who will swim in River Ganga from Kanpur to Varansi with a message of clean Ganga.
  30. A.Shraddha Shukla
    B. Maana Patel
    C. Kamlesh Nanavati
    D.None of the above

  31. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the first phase of SAUNI Yojana .What does stand for SAUNI
  32. A.Saurastra Narmada Avataran Irrigation
    B. Subernarekha Narmada Avataran Irrigation
    C.Sabarmati Narmada Avataran Irrigation
    D.None of these

  33. Mere Aspataal/My hospital was launched at the third National Summit on Good and Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Facilities at which state
  34. A.Arunachal Pradesh
    B.Andhra Pradesh
    C.Madhya Pradesh
    D.Himachal Pradesh

  35. Which of the following has the tenth state in India to ratified the Constitutional amendment Bill for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on 31 august 2016.
  36. A.Gujarat
    B. Andhra Pradesh
    C. Karnataka
    D. Telangana

  37. John Ellenby discovered innovations that led to the evolution of ____.
  38. A.Notebook
    B.Tablet
    C.Laptop
    D. PC

  39. Which of the following bank has sanctioned a loan of Rs 204.67 crore for which state under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
  40. A.SBI
    B.World Bank
    C.ADB
    D.NABARD

  41. Sania Mirza and Monica Nicelescu won the doubles title at the Connecticut Open on 28th August 2016. This is her ___ title this year.
  42. A.5th
    B. 6th
    C. 7th
    D. 8th

  43. The second 1,000 MW capacity reactor of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) was successfully synchronised to the ________ power grid.
  44. A.Southern
    B. Northern
    C. Western
    D. Eastern

  45. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the first phase of SAUNI Yojana in which of the following state
  46. A.Gujarat
    B. Telangana
    C. Odisha
    D.Jharkhand

  47. Who won the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015
  48. A.Veerappa Moily
    B. Govind Mishra
    C.Sugathakumari
    D.Padma Sachdev

  49. With which country India has signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) on 29 August 2016.
  50. A.Russia
    B.Myanmar
    C.China
    D.US

Answers:
  1. A.Goa
  2. D.Yogeshwar Dutt
  3. D. Man Kaur
  4. A.PV Sindhu
  5. C. Madhukar Gupta Committee
  6. D. Literature
  7. A.Bhutan
  8. C. Madhukar Gupta Committee
  9. D.Ashok Kumar Pradhan
  10. D. Mizoram
  11. A.Tamil Nadu
  12. D. T.V.S.N. Prasad Committee
  13. D.Amazon
  14. A.Canara Bank
  15. A.Shraddha Shukla
  16. A.Saurastra Narmada Avataran Irrigation
  17. B.Andhra Pradesh
  18. D. Telangana
  19. C.Laptop
  20. D.NABARD
  21. C. 7th
  22. A.Southern
  23. A.Gujarat
  24. D.Padma Sachdev
  25. D.US

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