Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 14th July 2016

14th July 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Hockey India has named whom as the new captain of the national team for the Rio Olympics
  2. A.Praveen Kumar
    B. PR Sreejesh
    C.Dhanraj Pillay
    D.Mohammed Shahid

  3. Who will be the head of 'Sankat Mochan' operation
  4. A.Deepak Kapoor
    B.Bikram Singh
    C.VK Singh
    D.Dalbir Singh

  5. According to Skytrax,Which Indian Airlines Low-cost airline in Central Asia & India
  6. A.Jet Konnect
    B.MDLR Airlines
    C.SpiceJet
    D. IndiGo

  7. Twitter is set to livestream which online news coverage, making it the first for the social media outlet
  8. A.SSN
    B.CBS
    C.CNN
    D.BSC

  9. Which of the following India’s bank will provide US 1.49 billion dollars for India construct coal fired power plant in Bangladesh
  10. A.ICICI Bank
    B. Yes Bank
    C.Axis Bank
    D.Exim Bank

  11. India and Bangladesh has recently signed a deal for the construction of coal fired power plant. What is the name of the proposed plant
  12. A.Param Power Station
    B. Rampal Power station
    C. Indo-Bang Power Plant
    D.None of the above

  13. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NATGRID
  14. A.P. Raghu Raman
    B.Ashok Patnaik
    C.Sanjay Pandey
    D.Ashok Prasad

  15. Union Government has started the operation 'Sankat Mochan' to evacuate its citizens stranded in which country
  16. A.Denmark
    B.Canada
    C.South Sudan
    D.Germany

  17. Name the the prize-winning scholar ,who has passed away on 8 July 2016
  18. A.John Brademas
    B.Garry N. Drummond
    C.William H McNeill
    D.None of the above

  19. The Union Government has decided to increase the buffer stock of pulses from 8 lakh to____________ tonnes.
  20. A.18 lakh
    B.20 lakh
    C.28 lakh
    D.35lakh

  21. Which of the following Indian stock exchange is introducing 'Paperless SIP' (systematic investment plans) that would allow mutual fund investors to make transactions through various modes of payments.
  22. A.NSE
    B.KSE
    C.CSE
    D.BSE

  23. Which of the following committee was constituted with focus on tackle the shortage of pulses in India
  24. A.B Venkatappaiah Committee
    B. Arvind Subramanian Committee
    C.Dutta Committee
    D.Hathi Committee

  25. INS India, the base depot ship of Indian Navy at New Delhi celebrated its _______ anniversary (Platinum Jubilee) on 13 July 2016
  26. A.25th
    B. 50th
    C.75th
    D.100th

  27. Who recently was appointed the Chief of Congress party in the state of Uttar Pradesh
  28. A.Pradeep Mathur
    B.Ghulam Nabi Azad
    C.Raj Babbar
    D.Zubair Khan

  29. Scientists have discovered a bizarre Frankenstein galaxy formed from parts of other galaxies. What is its name
  30. A.UGC 1381
    B. UGC 1382
    C.UGC 1383
    D.UGC 1384

  31. The NATGRID is a centralised agency.What is the full form of NATGRID
  32. A.National Information Grid
    B.National Intelligent Grid
    C. National Intelligence Grid
    D.National Institute Grid

  33. Who became the second woman Prime Minister of United Kingdom
  34. A.Elizabeth Alexander
    B.Teresa May
    C.Teresa Alexander
    D.None of the above

  35. According to the Skytrax,which airline is the world's best airline for 2016
  36. A.Singapore Airlines
    B.Cathay Pacific
    C.Qatar Airways
    D.Emirates

  37. Which bank has announced the acquisition of Grama Vidiyal Microfinance, a Trichy-based Microfinance company.
  38. A.HDFC Bank
    B.Yes Bank
    C.Axis Bank
    D.IDFC Bank

  39. Goibibo has entered into a partnership with which hotel chain in Asia
  40. A.PSDM
    B.KKSR
    C.VFRS
    D.NIDA

  41. Which state has signed an MoU with Bangkok-based Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC) for disaster risk reduction
  42. A.Odisha
    B.Haryana
    C.Bihar
    D.Madhya Pradesh

  43. The Supreme Court has ordered the restoration of former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki’s Congress government in which state
  44. A.Himachal Pradesh
    B.Arunachal Pradesh
    C.Karnataka
    D.Meghalaya

  45. Which of the following fashion portal has acquired Cubeit, a start-up that allows content aggregation on mobile.
  46. A.Justfab
    B.Myntra
    C.Styloko
    D.Cavan

  47. Who is the author of book title "Ringside With Vijender"
  48. A.Vijender Singh
    B.Rudraneil Sengupta
    C.Suryaprakash Chaturvedi
    D.Yograj Thani

  49. Permanent Court of Arbitration gave the judgment in favour of the Philippines in the ongoing South China Sea dispute. In this context, which one of the following countries is not party to the dispute
  50. A.Vietnam
    B. Cambodia
    C.Myanmar
    D.Indonesia

  51. According to the Forbes,who has the top rank in world's highest-paid celebrities of 2016
  52. A.Dr. Phil McGraw
    B.James Patterson
    C.Taylor Swift
    D.Cristiano Ronaldo

Answers:
  1. B. PR Sreejesh
  2. C.VK Singh
  3. D. IndiGo
  4. B.CBS
  5. D.Exim Bank
  6. B. Rampal Power station
  7. B.Ashok Patnaik
  8. C.South Sudan
  9. C.William H McNeill
  10. B.20 lakh
  11. D.BSE
  12. B. Arvind Subramanian Committee
  13. C.75th
  14. C.Raj Babbar
  15. B. UGC 1382
  16. C. National Intelligence Grid
  17. B.Teresa May
  18. D.Emirates
  19. D.IDFC Bank
  20. D.NIDA
  21. C.Bihar
  22. B.Arunachal Pradesh
  23. B.Myntra
  24. B.Rudraneil Sengupta
  25. A.Vietnam
  26. C.Taylor Swift

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