GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 29th July 2016

29th July 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. India has signed a one-billion dollar deal with which country for procuring four Poseidon-8I aircraft
  2. A.Russia
    B.China
    C. US
    D.Japan

  3. Union Cabinet has approved a policy for awarding of waterfront and associated land to which industries
  4. A.Port centric
    B.Port independent
    C. Port oriented
    D. Port dependent

  5. Which state government has selected Infibeam for e-com training programme
  6. A.Odisha
    B. Gujarat
    C.Haryana
    D.Madhya Pradesh

  7. Who has been confirmed as the first woman to lead a major American political party towards the White House
  8. A.Sarah Palin
    B. Hillary Clinton
    C.Elizabeth Warren
    D.None of the above

  9. Which of the following Chinese electronics firm has acquired American TV manufacturer Vizio for $2 billion
  10. A.LeEco
    B.QiKU
    C.Meizu
    D.Xiaomi

  11. Which of the following bank has launched a payment system at its ATMs which will allow the account holders transfer money using mobile phone number as identifier
  12. A.Axis Bank
    B.ICICI Bank
    C.SBI
    D.Punjab National Bank

  13. Which Indian company has acquired the Indian business of Germany based TES DST Holding Europe
  14. A.Reliance
    B. Birla
    C.Tata
    D.Hero

  15. Which state has been included under the Central Agricultural University Act 1992, as per a Union Cabinet approval
  16. A.Meghalaya
    B.Mizoram
    C.Manipur
    D.Nagaland

  17. The Reserve Bank of India has recently fined Rs 27 crore in how many banks for violation of FEMA and lapses in know your client (KYC) rules
  18. A.7
    B. 11
    C. 13
    D.15

  19. With which country India has approved Bilateral Investment Treaty to boost trade and business
  20. A.Brazil
    B. Oman
    C. Cambodia
    D. Germany

  21. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for raising foreign shareholding limit from current ___________ to ________ in Indian Stock Exchanges
  22. A.7% ,19%
    B. 10%,20%
    C.12%,23%
    D. 5%, 15%

  23. Who has joined as the Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp recently
  24. A.Pawan Munjal
    B. Pritam Singh
    C.Ravi Nath
    D.Sunil Kant Munjal

  25. Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2015 passed in Lok Sabha to to amend and strengthen Benami Transaction (Prohibition) Act in which year
  26. A.1997
    B.1973
    C.1988
    D.2002

  27. What is the theme for World Hepatitis Day 2016
  28. A.Elimination
    B.Hepatitis : Think Again
    C.Prevent Hepatitis : It's up to you
    D.Prevent hepatitis. Act now

  29. Name the BCCI president who joined the Territorial Army
  30. A.Ajay Shirke
    B.Anirudh Chaudhry
    C.Amitabh Choudhary
    D.Anurag Thakur

  31. The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has announced that India Meteorological Department (IMD) will use ________________ to forecast India’s annual summer monsoon
  32. A.Fastcomputer
    B.Coolcomputer
    C.SuperFastcomputer
    D.Supercomputer

  33. Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan zoo located in which city
  34. A.New Delhi
    B.Hyderabad
    C.Bangalore
    D.Mumbai

  35. Recently which country is declared free of measles by WHO
  36. A.Peru
    B.Argentina
    C. Brazil
    D.Chile

  37. Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of a new AIIMS at which city in Punjab
  38. A.Kapurthala
    B.Bhatinda
    C.Ludhiana
    D.Amritsar

  39. World Hepatitis Day is observed on which date
  40. A.26 July
    B. 27 July
    C.28 July
    D.29 July

  41. Which of the following Sri Lanka's cricketer was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
  42. A.Kumar Sangakkara
    B.Muttiah Muralitharan
    C.Tillakaratne Dilshan
    D.Mahela Jayawardene

  43. Cochin Shipyard Limited has signed an MoU with which government for the financial year 2016-2017
  44. A.Karnataka
    B. Kerala
    C.Tamil Nadu
    D.Central

  45. Name the Father of Hybrid Sorghum who has passed away on 27 July 2016
  46. A.Parabrahma Sastry
    B. Neelamraju Ganga
    C.Hargovind Sharma
    D.None of the above

  47. Which of the following musician has won the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016
  48. A.Thodur Madabusi Krishna
    B.T. V. Sankaranarayanan
    C. M. Balamuralikrishna
    D. K. J. Yesudas

  49. Who has been appointed as the European Union’s chief negotiator on Brexit
  50. A.Kayhan Ozum
    B.Michel Barnier
    C.Mustafa Yılmaz
    D.Beyza Turan

Answers:
  1. C. US
  2. D. Port dependent
  3. B. Gujarat
  4. B. Hillary Clinton
  5. A.LeEco
  6. C.SBI
  7. D.Hero
  8. D.Nagaland
  9. C. 13
  10. C. Cambodia
  11. D. 5%, 15%
  12. D.Sunil Kant Munjal
  13. C.1988
  14. A.Elimination
  15. D.Anurag Thakur
  16. D.Supercomputer
  17. D.Mumbai
  18. C. Brazil
  19. B.Bhatinda
  20. C.28 July
  21. B.Muttiah Muralitharan
  22. D.Central
  23. B. Neelamraju Ganga
  24. A.Thodur Madabusi Krishna
  25. B.Michel Barnier

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