11 Aug 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- July 3rd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- July 3rd Week 2016:                                        
Dear Readers, Weekly Current affairs Quiz about the country and world were asked here. Candidates those who are preparing for all competitive and banking exams can use these questions.


1). World Youth Skills Day 2016 observed globally on July 15. The theme for the year 2016 is

a)   Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment

b)   Education 2030 Framework for action

c)   Youth skills for work and life in the post

d)   Becoming the Tools for change
e)   None of these


2). The government extended the deadline for payment of tax and penalty under the black money disclosure scheme to
a)   30th September 2016
b)   30th September 2017
c)   30th September 2018
d)   30th September 2019
e)   30th September 2020


3). Who is the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money constituted by the Supreme Court?
a)   M B Shah
b)   L Nageswar Rao
c)   Ashok Bhushan
d)   Amitav Roy
e)   None of these


4). Who is the author of book title “Who Moved My Interest Rate?”
a)   Khushwant Singh
b)   Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
c)   Sarat Chandra Chatterji
d)   Amitav Ghosh
e)   None of these


5). Harika Dronavalli is related to which among the following games?
a)   Chess
b)   Archery
c)   Table Tennis
d)   Badminton
e)   None of these


6). Which among the following Indian States becomes the first state to approve setting up of Happiness Department?
a)     Meghalaya
b)     Madhya Pradesh
c)     Maharashtra
d)     Mizoram
e)     None of these


7). What is the India’s rank in the business optimism index for the April – June Quarter?
a)     3rd
b)     4th
c)     5th
d)     6th
e)     7th


8). Which country is the first to open high-band spectrum for 5G network?
a)     New Zealand
b)     Australia
c)     USA
d)     France
e)     China


9). “Courage & Commitment” is an autobiography of
a)     Surjit Singh Barnala
b)     Prabha Rau
c)     Pratiba Patil
d)     Margaret Alva
e)     None of these


10). Name the special train for car freight launched by Indian Railways recently.
a)   Auto Express
b)   Automobile Express
c)   Special Express
d)   Speed Express
e)   None of these


11). Which countries government has set up a task force to remove 'incorrect' menu translations?
a)   South Korea
b)   North Korea
c)   USA
d)   Brazil
e)   None of these


12). What is the strike range of ‘Dhanush’ an indigenously-developed artillery gun for Indian army?
a)   22 km
b)   26 km
c)   28 km
d)   32 km
e)   38 km


13). Who won the Asia Pacific Super middleweight title?
a)   Kerry Hope
b)   Devendro Singh
c)   Shiva Thapa
d)   Vijender Singh
e)   None of these


14). Every year July 18th is observed across the world as
a)   Malala Day
b)   Nelson Mandela International Day
c)   World Day for International Justice
d)   World Hepatitis Day
e)   None of these


15). The Asian Development Bank (ADB) trimmed its 2016 growth forecasts for developing economies in Asia-Pacific region to _______ %.
a)   6
b)   7.7
c)   3
d)   5.6
e)   4


16). Which state government has launched the free bus pass scheme for school and 
college students for 2016-17?
a)   Maharashtra
b)   Gujarat
c)   Tamil Nadu
d)   Delhi
e)   Kerala


17). Who was appointed as the UNESCO Artist for Peace by the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova?
a)   Martin Luther
b)   Silvester Stalin
c)   Kudsi Erguner
d)   David Marithon
e)   None of these


18). Who among the following was appointed as the Managing Director of 2019 World Cup?
a)   Steve Elworthy
b)   Clare Connor
c)   James Sutherland
d)   Tom Harrison
e)   Brian Havill


19). Which among the following Indian Banks has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management Inc to form a joint venture which will independently evaluate and invest in various stressed assets in the country?
a)   Bank of Baroda
b)   Syndicate Bank
c)   State Bank of India
d)   Axis Bank
e)   RBL Bank


20). The International Monetary Fund (IMF) trimmed India's growth forecast by 0.1% to ________ per-cent for both 2016-17 and 2017-18.
a)   7.2%
b)   7.3%
c)   7.4%
d)   7.5%
e)   7.6%


21). Mohammed Shahid 1980 Moscow Olympics gold-winning Indian passed away recently. He is related to which sport?
a)   Basket Ball
b)   Canoeing
c)   Hockey
d)   Foot Ball
e)   Volley Ball


22). India, Bangladesh to jointly inaugurate Petrapole checkpost in
a)   West Bengal
b)   Mizoram
c)   Meghalaya
d)   Tripura
e)   Assam


23). Centre creates a new Electronics and IT Ministry. Who is the Minister of Electronics and IT ministry?
a)   Ravi Sankar Prasad
b)   Ram Vilas Paswan
c)   Maneka Sanjay Gandhi       
d)   M. Venkaiah Naidu    
e)   None of these


24). Which state Assembly passed the Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualifications) Amendment Bill, 2016?
a)   Karnataka
b)   Kerala
c)   Andhra Pradesh
d)   Telangana
e)   Tamil Nadu


25). Which country to conduct world's first Zika vaccine test on humans?
a)   USA
b)   Brazil
c)   France
d)   Canada
e)   None of these


26). Who won the prestigious Google Community Impact Award from Asia, a theme based award part of Google Science Fair 2016?
a)   Advay Ramesh
b)   Advay Mahesh
c)   Advay Suresh
d)   Advay Prakash
e)   Advay Dinesh


27). Which Indian institute topped in QS' BRICS rankings?
a)   IIT Roorke
b)   IISC Bangalore
c)   IIT Delhi
d)   IIT Madras
e)   None of these


28). A Tamil Nadu court has ordered a pay hike of up to _____ per-cent for garment manufacturing firms' workers in the state.
a)   15%
b)   30%
c)   60%
d)   120%
e)   None of these


29). Who has become the first Indian-American actor to receive a nomination for the 'Emmy Award'?
a)     Kal Penn
b)     Aziz Ansari
c)     Arsif Mandvi
d)     M. Night Shayamalan
e)     None of these


30). PemaKhandu is sworn in as the Chief Minister of which state?
a)   Assam
b)   Nagaland
c)   Arunachal Pradesh
d)   Mizoram
e)   None of these



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·        June 2nd Week 2016
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·        April 4th Week 2016          
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