Current Affairs Quiz 8th August 2016 - Fresherslive Current Affairs Quiz

8th August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. Who was sworn in as the 16th Chief Minister of Gujarat on 7 August 2016.
  2. A.Kantibhai Gamit
    B. Nanubhai Vanani
    C. Vijay Rupani
    D.Shankar Chaudhary

  3. This is the ____________ National Handloom Day 2016 was observed across the country
  4. A.1st
    B. 2nd
    C. 3rd
    D.4th

  5. The National Handloom Day was observed on which date
  6. A.23 September
    B. 5 April
    C. 8 October
    D. 7 August

  7. Which state Government has launched a unique Water Resources Information System to assess accurate reserves of water in thousands of Tanks and reservoirs across the state
  8. A.Telangana
    B.Haryana
    C. Rajasthan
    D.Uttar Pradesh

  9. Who became the first to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre on 7 August 2016.Indian Gymnast
  10. A.Pranati Nayak
    B.Aruna Budda Reddy
    C. Vandita Nilesh Raval
    D.Dipa Karmakar

  11. Aluminium Association of India (AAI) will host the three-day global event in which state,on February 15 to 17, 2017
  12. A.Chennai
    B.Mumabi
    C.Bhubaneswar
    D.Delhi

  13. Name the Nobel Prize-winning economist who quit an advisory panel to Panama's government set up after the Panama Papers scandal.
  14. A.Paul Samuelson
    B. Paul Krugman
    C.Michael Spence
    D.Joseph Stiglitz

  15. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of CSS Corp
  16. A.Ravi Adusumalli
    B. Brown Matthew
    C. Manish Tandon
    D.Mark Parker

  17. Which country has ban Pokemon Go over 'security concerns' recently
  18. A.Iran
    B. Iraq
    C. Brazil
    D. Afghanistan

  19. Recently Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has inaugurated the IIT in which state
  20. A.Odisha
    B. Haryana
    C. Assam
    D. Jammu and Kashmir

  21. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of NTPC's 1,600 MW power plant in which state recently
  22. A.Telangana
    B. Madhya Pradesh
    C. Andhra Pradesh
    D.Odisha

  23. The opening ceremony of 2016 Rio Olympics was held at which stadium
  24. A. Maracana Stadium
    B.Rice–Eccles Stadium
    C.BC Place Stadium
    D.Turin Stadium

  25. Who of the following was India’s flag bearer during parade at 2016 Rio Olympics opening ceremony
  26. A.Abhinav Bindra
    B. Vijender Singh
    C.Mary Kom
    D.Sania Mirza

  27. What is the aim of nation-wide programme MAA - Mothers’ Absolute Affection
  28. A. Showcase mother-child relation
    B. Promotion of breastfeeding
    C.Encourage care of mother by her child
    D.None of the above

  29. Which of the following is not part of the four countries on which India will impose anti-dumping duty on imports of certain cold-rolled steel products
  30. A. China
    B. Japan
    C.Ukraine
    D.Russia

  31. What is the theme for 2016 World Breastfeeding Week
  32. A.Breastfeeding : A key to Sustainable Development
    B.Breastfeeding support: close to mothers
    C.Breastfeeding Week is: 'Breastfeeding and Work - Let's Make it Work!'
    D.Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – For Life

  33. Which state has bagged six National Tourism Awards in the marketing category
  34. A.New Delhi
    B.Kerala
    C. Tamil Nadu
    D.Goa

  35. Which of the following wind industry has received an order for 90 MW from SMDPL - a joint venture between France-based EDF Energies Nouvelles and New Delhi-based SITAC Group
  36. A.Suzlon energy Limited
    B. Vestas India
    C. Gamesa
    D.Enercon India Pvt limited

  37. The Union Government has set an inflation target of how many percent for the next five years i.e. till March 31, 2021.
  38. A.6
    B. 3
    C. 2
    D.4

  39. Which of the following rocket carried in the satellite he Tiantong-01 for mobile telecommunication.
  40. A.Prithvi I
    B. Falcon 9
    C. Long March-3B
    D. Centaure

  41. Which country has launched the first satellite dubbed as The Tiantong-01 for mobile telecommunication.
  42. A.China
    B. US
    C. Russia
    D. Japan

  43. The 2016 World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is being observed on ____________
  44. A.1 to 7 August.
    B. 8 to 9 August.
    C. 1 to 3 August.
    D.2 to 4 September

  45. Which of the following Union Ministry has launched the nation-wide programme MAA for promoting breastfeeding on 5 August 2016
  46. A.Union Health Ministry
    B. Union Human Resource Management
    C.Union Consumer Affairs
    D.Union Social Justice and Empowerment

  47. This is the ____________ Summer Olympic Games officially began on 5 August 2016
  48. A.31st
    B. 25th
    C. 43rd
    D.13th

Answers:
  1. C. Vijay Rupani
  2. B. 2nd
  3. D. 7 August
  4. A.Telangana
  5. D.Dipa Karmakar
  6. C.Bhubaneswar
  7. D.Joseph Stiglitz
  8. C. Manish Tandon
  9. A.Iran
  10. D. Jammu and Kashmir
  11. A.Telangana
  12. A. Maracana Stadium
  13. A.Abhinav Bindra
  14. B. Promotion of breastfeeding
  15. D.Russia
  16. A.Breastfeeding : A key to Sustainable Development
  17. B.Kerala
  18. C. Gamesa
  19. D.4
  20. A.Prithvi I
  21. A.China
  22. A.1 to 7 August.
  23. A.Union Health Ministry
  24. A.31st

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