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

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


Questions:

  1. According to the 2016 Networked Readiness Index ,which country is top ranked
  2. A.Singapore
    B.Finland
    C.Sweden
    D.Norway

  3. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zee Learn
  4. A. Himanshu Mody
    B.Surjit Banga
    C.Sangeeta Pandit
    D.Debshankar Mukhopadhyay

  5. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave in-principle approval for setting up a Major port at Enayam . This port located in which state
  6. A.Kerala
    B.Maharashtra
    C.Gujarat
    D.Tamil Nadu

  7. Who is the author of book “When Breath Becomes Air”
  8. A.Raj Kotwal
    B.Paul Kalanithi
    C.Zalmay Khalilzad
    D.Ruskin Bond

  9. US in July 2016 imposed sanctions on whom of the following
  10. A.Kim Jong-il
    B.Kim Il-sung
    C.Kim Jong-Un
    D.None of the above

  11. Name the famous Music Director who has passed away on 7 July 2016
  12. A.Romesh Chandra
    B.Ramchandra Chintaman
    C.John Middleton
    D.Om Prakash Sonik

  13. Which of the following Nobel Prize winner named after a newly discovered species of tarantula (a big hairy spider)
  14. A.Joseph Brodsky
    B.William Golding
    C.Kankuamo Marquezi
    D.Patrick White

  15. Monsanto and which software major have announced a partnership in Brazil
  16. A.Google
    B.Microsoft
    C.IBM
    D.Intel

  17. Google has acquired which French startup
  18. A.Goodstock
    B.Moodstock
    C.Thinkstock
    D.Newstock

  19. What is the name of App that is launched by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for measuring real time mobile Internet speed that consumers get
  20. A.Speedtest
    B.Myspeed
    C.Speednet
    D.Mobilspeed

  21. The 139th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced in which state
  22. A.Odisha
    B.Madhya Pradesh
    C.Haryana
    D.Jharkhand

  23. How many number of projects under the Namami Gange Programme was inaugurated by the Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti
  24. A.209
    B.243
    C.231
    D.225

  25. Which country has inducted its largest indigenously-built transport aircraft named as Y-20, marking a crucial step in its Air Force history for improving its strategic power projection capability
  26. A.US
    B.Russia
    C.China
    D.Australia

  27. Who has been appointed as the as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh
  28. A.Alok Ranjan
    B.Manvendra Singh
    C.Heera Lal
    D.Deepak Singhal

  29. Which of the following committee was constituted to examine the feasibility and desirability of having a new financial year by the Union Government
  30. A.Acharya Committee
    B. NK Singh Committee
    C.Shyam Benegal Committee
    D.Ashok Dalwai Committee

  31. Who was named as ‘Gymnaste de Classe Mondiale’ (World class gymnast) by the International Gymnastics Federation
  32. A. Nastia Liukin
    B.Shawn Johnson
    C.Dipa Karmakar
    D.McKayla Maroney

  33. What is the rank of India in 2016 Networked Readiness Index (NRI) by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF)
  34. A.41st
    B.72nd
    C.59th
    D.91st

  35. Who has been appointed as the chief operating officer of Indus Towers
  36. A.Bimal Dayal
    B.Tejinder Kalra
    C.Vivek Kumar
    D.Sameer Sinha

  37. Mhow railway station to be renamed after ____________ by Central Government
  38. A.Ambedkar Railway Station
    B.Lal Bahadur Shastri Railway Station
    C.Vallabhbhai Patel Railway Station
    D.Periyar E. V. Ramasamy Railway Station

  39. Who has been appointed as the Accountant General of Economic and Revenue Sector Audit of Tamil Nadu with immediate effect on 6 July 2016
  40. A.R Thiruppathi Venkatasamy
    B.Kumara Swamy
    C.Rajender Singh
    D.Rama Rao

  41. Who has been appointed as the Chief Growth Officer and President of the Asia Pacific region of TripAdvisor
  42. A.Jeremy Philips
    B.Stephen Kaufer
    C.Gary Fritz
    D.M. Rascoff

  43. Which of the following state is the first state in the country to introduce minimum wages for part-time workers
  44. A.Maharashtra
    B.Odisha
    C.Rajasthan
    D.Haryana

  45. Which of the following state has Tax on Entry of Goods in Local Areas Amendment Bill, 2016 on 5 July 2016
  46. A.Rajasthan
    B.Karnataka
    C.Haryana
    D.Madhya Pradesh

  47. Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail has acquired which brand from Diana Retail Pvt Ltd
  48. A.Forever 21
    B.Forever 22
    C.Forever 23
    D.Forever 24

  49. Union Cabinet has approved redevelopment of seven General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) colonies .This colonies located in which city
  50. A.Delhi
    B.Bangalore
    C.Ahmedabad
    D.Ranchi

  51. With which country India has signed an MoU for Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy
  52. A. Hungary
    B.Tanzania
    C.Georgia
    D.Germany

  53. The Union Cabinet has given its approval to The High Courts (Alteration of Names) Bill, 2016 to changing the names of which two High Courts
  54. A.High Court of Calcutta,Bombay
    B.High Court of Madras,Bombay
    C.High Court of Calcutta,Madras
    D.High Court of Allahabad,Gauhati

  55. The Union Cabinet has approved a long-term contract with which country for import of pulses by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
  56. A.Haiti
    B.Cambodia
    C.Mozambique
    D.Bahrain

  57. The Union Cabinet has approved National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) for providing apprenticeship training to over 50 lakh apprentices by which year
  58. A.2016-17
    B.2017-18
    C.2018-19
    D.2019-20

  59. The Union Cabinet has approved which of the following scheme for farmers for the year 2016-17
  60. A.Interest Subvention Scheme
    B.Agriculture Subvention Plan
    C.Interest Subvention Plan
    D.Famer Subvention Scheme

Answers:
  1. A.Singapore
  2. D.Debshankar Mukhopadhyay
  3. D.Tamil Nadu
  4. B.Paul Kalanithi
  5. C.Kim Jong-Un
  6. D.Om Prakash Sonik
  7. C.Kankuamo Marquezi
  8. B.Microsoft
  9. B.Moodstock
  10. B.Myspeed
  11. A.Odisha
  12. C.231
  13. C.China
  14. D.Deepak Singhal
  15. A.Acharya Committee
  16. C.Dipa Karmakar
  17. D.91st
  18. B.Tejinder Kalra
  19. A.Ambedkar Railway Station
  20. A.R Thiruppathi Venkatasamy
  21. C.Gary Fritz
  22. C.Rajasthan
  23. D.Madhya Pradesh
  24. A.Forever 21
  25. A.Delhi
  26. B.Tanzania
  27. B.High Court of Madras,Bombay
  28. C.Mozambique
  29. D.2019-20
  30. A.Interest Subvention Scheme

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