Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 15th July 2016

15th July 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Who was appointed as a senior executive in EXL on 13th July 2016
  2. A.Rohit Kapoor
    B. Som Mittal
    C.Mike Toma
    D. Nitin Sahney

  3. Who has been named as the chief ministerial candidate for the assembly polls slated for early 2017 by AICC
  4. A.Sushilkumar Shinde
    B. Shivraj Patil
    C. Mallikarjun Kharge
    D.Sheila Dikshit

  5. Who has been appointed as the new foreign minister of Maldives
  6. A.Abdul Gayoom
    B. Mohamed Asim
    C.Abdulla Yameen
    D.None of the above

  7. Who won the Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy on 14 July 2016
  8. A.Koneru Humpy
    B.Antoaneta Stefanova
    C.Olga Girya
    D.Harika Dronavalli

  9. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University located in which state
  10. A.Haryana
    B.Bihar
    C.Odisha
    D.Jharkhand

  11. Name the India's Olympic Silver Medalist who has passed away on 12 July 2016
  12. A.Leslie Claudius
    B.Pradab Singh
    C.Joe Antic
    D.None of the above

  13. Which state Region Economic and Trade Organisation (KRETO) and the Sanya People's Municipal Government, China, signed a MoU to foster trade between both place
  14. A.Kerala
    B.Maharashtra
    C.Haryana
    D.Karnataka

  15. The Union Cabinet approved the Rajendra Central Agricultural University Bill, 2015 for change of name from Rajendra Central Agricultural University to __________
  16. A.Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University
    B.Dr. Radha Krishnan Central Agricultural University
    C.Dr. Raja Prasad Central Agricultural University
    D.Dr. Ravi Prasad Central Agricultural

  17. What is the amount allocated for the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
  18. A.18000 crore
    B.6000 crore
    C.12000 crore
    D. 15000 crore

  19. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 7290.62 crore rupees for the ongoing 1020 MW Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project (HEP) in which country
  20. A.Myanmar
    B.Bangladesh
    C. Sri Lanka
    D.Bhutan

  21. The Union Cabinet has extended numerous facilities to persons residing in India on Long Term Visa (LTV) of certain countries. Which country is not part of this
  22. A.Pakistan
    B.Bangladesh
    C.Afghanistan
    D.Myanmar

  23. Who is the author of book title "The Great Derangement : Climate Change and the Unthinkable "
  24. A.Khushwant Singh
    B.Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
    C.Sarat Chandra Chatterji
    D.Amitav Ghosh

  25. With which French firm and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has agreed to establish a support centre in India for national and international rotorcraft customers
  26. A.Aerodyne Technologies
    B.Safran
    C.Reims
    D.SAN

  27. Which train clocked the speed of 180km/hour to become the fastest train in India
  28. A.Gatimaan Express 12050
    B.Rajdhani Express
    C.Sealdah Duronto
    D.Talgo

  29. The Union Cabinet has approved the PMKVY.What does stands for PMKVY
  30. A.Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
    B.Pradhan Matric Kushal Vikas Yojana
    C.Pradhan Mantri Kushnan Vidya Yojana
    D.Pradhana Mantri Koshi Vidya Yojana

  31. Bengaluru based BPO firm Minacs has been acquired by which NYSE technology company
  32. A.Syntex
    B.Synnex
    C.Synnet
    D.Synet

  33. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the disinvestment of how much paid up equity of National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) on 13 July 2016.
  34. A.10 %
    B.15 %
    C.20 %
    D.18 %

  35. Which of the following is not defunct Fertilizer Units whose revival was approved by the Union Government
  36. A.Gorakhpur
    B.Sindri
    C.Kantipur
    D.Barauni

  37. Which country has declared Zika health emergency across the northern half of the country on 13 July 2016
  38. A.Saint Lucia
    B. Honduras
    C.Peru
    D.Belize

  39. Which of the following Indian-American professor has appointed as the Dean of University of North Texas College of Information in the United States
  40. A.Manjul Bhargava
    B.Siddhartha Mukherjee
    C.Dr Kinshuk
    D.Kiran Desai

Answers:
  1. C.Mike Toma
  2. D.Sheila Dikshit
  3. B. Mohamed Asim
  4. D.Harika Dronavalli
  5. B.Bihar
  6. C.Joe Antic
  7. D.Karnataka
  8. A.Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University
  9. C.12000 crore
  10. D.Bhutan
  11. D.Myanmar
  12. D.Amitav Ghosh
  13. B.Safran
  14. D.Talgo
  15. A.Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
  16. B.Synnex
  17. B.15 %
  18. C.Kantipur
  19. C.Peru
  20. C.Dr Kinshuk

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