Current Affairs Quiz 9th August 2016 - Fresherslive Current Affairs Quiz

9th August 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.


Questions:

  1. The 20th Commonwealth Chess championship crown 2016 held in which city
  2. A.New Delhi
    B. Colombo
    C. Regina
    D.Barrie

  3. Who has been appointed as the Head of BHEL Corporate R&D with effect from August 4, 2016.
  4. A.Rajesh Kumar Singh
    B. R Swaminathan
    C. Bandyopadhyay
    D.KK Khurana

  5. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has signed agreement with which state government or promoting tourism & hospitality
  6. A.Manipur
    B.Himachal Pradesh
    C. Mizoram
    D.West Bengal

  7. Which of the following country has recorded the largest current account surplus in the first half of this year since 2007 with reduced imports amid lower crude oil prices and rising revenue from tourism.
  8. A.Japan
    B. Brazil
    C. USA
    D. Argentina

  9. Which of the following union minister has will address the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 26 ,2016
  10. A.Arun Jaitley
    B.Manohar Parrikar
    C. Suresh Prabhu
    D.Sushma Swaraj

  11. Rail Geet has been composed for the first time for which Asian nation
  12. A.Afghanistan
    B. Sri Lanka
    C. Pakistan
    D.India

  13. Which state government has approved a proposal of the State Transport Department to implement new 'NCR Taxi Scheme 2016' in 13 districts of the state
  14. A.Haryana
    B. Madhya Pradesh
    C. Chhattisgarh
    D. Meghalaya

  15. Which state government has set a target of planting over one crore saplings this year to increase the depleting green cover in the state.
  16. A.Himachal Pradesh
    B. Assam
    C. Uttar Pradesh
    D.Manipur

  17. Over 1,000 cliff paintings dating back more than 1,000 years and featuring animals and people have been discovered by archaeologists in which country
  18. A.Northern China
    B. South America
    C. South Africa
    D. India

  19. DRDO has tested MRSAM systems at ITR Chandipur. What does MRSAM stand for
  20. A.Military Range Surface to Air Missile
    B. Medium Range Surface to Air Missile
    C. Mobile Range Surface to Air Missile
    D.None of the above

  21. Jute Corporation to launch "Colours of Independence" campaign in which city
  22. A.Kolkata
    B.Bhubaneswar
    C.Dispur
    D. Visakhapatnam

  23. Which of the following state has launched an online service for consumers to apply for low-tension service connections
  24. A.Tamil Nadu
    B.West Bengal
    C.Madhya Pradesh
    D. Kerala

  25. Who won the 20th Commonwealth Chess championship crown 2016
  26. A.Tania Sachdev
    B.Abhijeet Gupta
    C. S L Narayanan
    D.Deep Chakkravarthy

  27. WII is an autonomous institution under the Union Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change.What does stands for WII
  28. A.Wildlife Information of India
    B.Wildlife Institute of India
    C.Wildlife Institute of International
    D.Wild Information of India

  29. Apple has acquired which AI start up in August 2016
  30. A.Turin
    B. Pascal
    C.Byte
    D. Turi

  31. Which country researcher have found that mice and rats exposed to endosulphan suffer from DNA damage and genomic instability, and impaired DNA damage response.
  32. A.India
    B. Brazil
    C. US
    D. Russia

  33. Recently,which of the following former RBI deputy Governor was appointed as the additional director in the category of independent director on the board of IDBI
  34. A.Harun R. Khan
    B.Anand Sinha
    C.Subir Gokarn
    D.N. S. Vishwanathan

  35. Ahmedabad-headquartered Zydus Group has acquired Melgain brand from which Pharma company
  36. A.Granules India Ltd
    B.Suven Life Sciences Ltd
    C.AMRI India Pvt Ltd
    D. Issar Pharma

  37. Name the tropical storm that triggered landslides in Mexico killing at least 38 people.
  38. A. Earl
    B.Eva
    C.Frank
    D.Gertrude

  39. Which of the following country has installed the first-ever 'Pizza ATM'
  40. A.China
    B. US
    C.Japan
    D.Brazil

  41. Name the Australian surfing champion ,who has passed away on 7 August 2016
  42. A.Brian Roberts
    B.Bruce Burrell
    C. Bernard Farrelly
    D.Rella Itin

  43. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Mission Bhagiratha in which state
  44. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B.Karnataka
    C. Haryana
    D.Telangana

  45. Who has appointed by BCCI to advice on SC verdict on implementation of Justice Lodha committee recommendations submitted its interim report to it on 7 August 2016
  46. A.Arvind Mayaram Committee
    B.Sivaramakrishnan committee
    C.Usha Thorat Panel
    D.Markandey Katju panel

  47. Which state government has launched a special assistance scheme for elderly weavers, ‘Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana’, to mark the National Handlooms Day
  48. A.Haryana
    B. Odisha
    C. Kerala
    D.Andhra Pradesh

  49. Which of the following union minister has launched the Swachh Suvekshan-2017 project to assess and rank 500 cities
  50. A.Sushma Swaraj
    B.Venkaiah Naidu
    C.Maneka Gandhi
    D.Smriti Irani

Answers:
  1. B. Colombo
  2. D.KK Khurana
  3. A.Manipur
  4. A.Japan
  5. D.Sushma Swaraj
  6. D.India
  7. A.Haryana
  8. A.Himachal Pradesh
  9. A.Northern China
  10. B. Medium Range Surface to Air Missile
  11. D. Visakhapatnam
  12. A.Tamil Nadu
  13. B.Abhijeet Gupta
  14. B.Wildlife Institute of India
  15. D. Turi
  16. A.India
  17. B.Anand Sinha
  18. D. Issar Pharma
  19. A. Earl
  20. B. US
  21. C. Bernard Farrelly
  22. D.Telangana
  23. D.Markandey Katju panel
  24. B. Odisha
  25. B.Venkaiah Naidu

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