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Current Affairs August 2015 Question with Answers

Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz

1. The book which recently got published on life story of 21 bravery awardees, were honored with which of the following awards?
A. Ashok Chakra Award
B. Param Vir Chakra
C. Kirti Chakra
D. Maha Vir Chakra
Answer B. Param Vir Chakra



2. Which state govt. has approved new guidelines for Begum Akhtar Award,which is given for achievement in singing ghazal, dadra, and thumri?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Haryana
C. Rajasthan
D. Uttar Pradesh
Answer D. Uttar Pradesh

3.Saurav Ghosal related to which of the following sports ?
A. Boxing
B. Chess
C. ShotPut
D. Squash
Answer D. Squash

4.Who is the 1st Indian  gold medalist at the Special Olympics World Games 2015?
A. Rajesh Sahani
B. Darshan Jain
C. Ranveer Saini
D. None of these
Answer C. Ranveer  Saini

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Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz

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Question 1
9th August is celebrated as Quit India Movement anniversary day, In which year it was launched by Mahatma Gandhi?
A
1947
B
1942
C
1935
D
1945
Question 2
Who is the Governer of Bihar?
A
Keshari nath Tripathy
B
Draupadi Murmu
C
Ram Nath Kovind
D
Acharya Dev Vrat
Question 3
‘Chengalikodan’ has been accorded the Geographical Indication (GI) status is a variety of –
A
Banana
B
Papaya
C
Watermelon
D
Wheat
Question 4
Which of the following sports person has been nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports?
A
Sania Mirza
B
Sardara Singh
C
Dipika Pallikal
D
All of the above
Question 5
HDFC Bank cuts base rate by __ bps to 9.35%?
A
15
B
25
C
35
D
5
Question 6
What percent fee has been increased by US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs)?
A
40%
B
25%
C
30%
D
10%
Question 7
Justin Wilson who died recently after prolonged comma due to head injury was a-
A
Golfer
B
Formula one driver
C
Polo player
D
Football player
Question 8
Which of the following won Sri Lanka General Elections?
A
Democratic National Alliance
B
United National Front
C
Tamil National Alliance
D
United People’s Freedom Alliance
Question 9
Which state govt has declared Thane creek area as ‘Flamingo Sanctuary’?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Rajasthan
D
Maharastra
Question 10
Dr.Oliver Sacks who recently died was a ____?
A
Audiologist
B
Neurosurgeon
C
Neurologist
D
Endocrinologist
Question 11
Which hindi litterateur has been chosen for Bharat Bharti literary award 2014
A
Amar Goswami
B
Kashinath Singh
C
Sri Lal Sukla
D
Nirmal Verma
Question 12
M.M. Kalburgi who recently died was well known as-
A
Economist
B
Writer
C
Politician
D
Actor
Question 13
The book which recently got published on life story of 21 bravery awardees, were honored with which of the following awards?
A
Ashok Chakra Award
B
Param Vir Chakra
C
Kirti Chakra
D
Maha Vir Chakra
Question 14
With which of the following country India has inked an information exchange agreement on tax matters?
A
Somalia
B
Kenya
C
Ethiopia
D
Seychelles
Question 15
Union cabinet approved MoU between India with which of the following countries on cooperation in the fields of education, training and research?
A
Russia
B
China
C
UK
D
Australia
Question 16
Which of the following countries approved by union govt for exchange of information with respect to taxes & to check Black Money Generation?
A
Ethiopia
B
Uganda
C
Mozambique
D
Seychelles
Question 17
‘Pran Dhara’ is launched by which of the following States?
A
West Bengal
B
Jharkhand
C
Chhatishgarh
D
Odisha
Question 18
India’s first IUHDSS situated in which of the following state?
A
Karnataka
B
Kerala
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Goa
Question 19
Recently with which of the following country India has an agreement on MLAT?
A
Qatar
B
Oman
C
Kuwait
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 20
Which of the following e-commerce service has made its acquistion with Yatra Tatra Sarvatra (YTS) Solutions?
A
Reliance
B
Tata
C
Airtel
D
Idea
Question 21
Which of the following continet has the largest market for nutraceuticals?
A
US
B
European Union
C
Asia-Pacific
D
None of these
Question 22
RINL and NTPC has formed a joint venture to set up which of the following plant?
A
Greenfield oil and gas power plant
B
Greenfield coal fired power plant
C
Greenfield Nuclear power plant
D
Greenfield wind power plant
Question 23
Which of the following bank is having tag line ‘India’s International bank’?
A
Bank of India
B
Bank of Baroda
C
Canara Bank
D
Indian overseas bank
Question 24
Which of the following university got a corporate fund from India’s TCS?
A
Standford University
B
Carnegie Mellon University
C
University of Pennsylvania
D
Cornell University
Question 25
How many cities got approval from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy as to be solar cities?
A
56
B
60
C
50
D
46
Question 26
Masdar city is situated in which of the following country ?
A
UAE
B
Qatar
C
Iran
D
Afghanistan
Question 27
Who is the winner of Women’s Singles finals of Cincinnati Masters title of Tennis 2015 ?
A
Simona Halep
B
Chan Hao-ching
C
Casey Dellacqua
D
Serena Williams
Question 28
Which of the following companies sets a record in single-day power generation?
A
Tata Power
B
NTPC
C
NHPC
D
Adani Power
Question 29
Who is the Present president of Egypt?
A
Adly Mansour
B
Mohamed Morsi
C
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
D
Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
Question 30
Who is the 1st Indian  gold medalist at the Special Olympics World Games 2015?
A
Rajesh Sahani
B
Darshan Jain
C
Ranveer Saini
D
None of these
Question 31
Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award was given to Jot Singh, comes under which of the following ministry?
A
Ministry of home Affairs
B
Ministry of Corporate affairs
C
Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports
D
Ministry of external affairs
Question 32
63rd Nehru Trophy Boat Race held at ____?
A
Veeranpuzha Lake
B
Pookode Lake
C
Paravur Lake
D
Punnamada Lake
Question 33
Hidden berg line, separates which of the following two countries?
A
Geramny & Poland
B
Australia & South Africa
C
North Korea & South Korea
D
Germany & France
Question 34
When is World Humanitarian Day?
A
29th July
B
9th August
C
19th August
D
17th August
Question 35
According to Forbes magazine, Who is the highest paid Actors from India?
A
Salman Khan
B
Amitabh Bachchan
C
Ranbir kapoor
D
Both A & B
Question 36
UN funded for Solar Home Systems,which of the following countries is the first one to receive it?
A
China
B
Bangladesh
C
SriLanka
D
Nepal
Question 37
Who is the world’s richest youngest individual under 35 according to wealth X report?
A
Mark Zuckerberg
B
Dustin Moskovitz
C
Eduardo Saverin
D
Evan Spiegel
Question 38
RINL and NTPC has formed a joint venture to set up which of the following plant?
A
Greenfield oil and gas power plant
B
Greenfield coal fired power plant
C
Greenfield Nuclear power plant
D
Greenfield wind power plant
Question 39
‘Manimandapam’ is to be constructed in which of the following states for  Sivaji Ganesan as the South Indian Film Artistes in 2002?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Telangana
D
Maharastra
Question 40
Assam govt recently banned sale of which of the following products?
A
Drinking Water Brand
B
Liquor Brand
C
Food Brand
D
None of these
Question 41
Who won fourth straight 200m world title in 2015 World Athletics Championships?
A
Usain Bolt
B
Maurice Greene
C
Asafa Powell
D
Tyson Gay
Question 42
Which of the following Technology giant is going to buy data center business of TATA group?
A
Google
B
Amazon
C
Microsoft
D
Both A & B Jointly
Question 43
Mutual funds gathered to  Rs 2 lakh crore in ____?
A
Mar-Jun FY’15
B
Jan-Apr FY’15
C
Apr-Jul FY’15
D
Feb-May FY’15
Question 44
Who among the following  has been appointed as Chief Brand Officer in Bharti Airtel for its India operations?
A
Nilanjan Roy
B
Sunil Mittal
C
Rajiv Mathrani
D
None of the above
Question 45
By 2025 Pakistan’s nuclear stockpile could become in which world rank?
A
3
B
1
C
4
D
2
Question 46
Russia whith which of the following countries signed  defence agreement that includes the sale of four Mi-35 helicopters?
A
India
B
China
C
Pakistan
D
Japan
Question 47
Who won ICPT Ramanujan Prize 2015?
A
Miguel Walsh
B
Tian Ye
C
Amalendu Krishna
D
Philibert Nang
Question 48
Darryl Dawkins who recently died was related to which of the following sports?
A
Basketball
B
Volleyball
C
Football
D
Badminton
Question 49
Recently Indian and US signed MoU on ____?
A
India Infrastructure Collaboration Platform
B
Research Development, Technology and Evaluation
C
National Skill Development Corporation
D
Blacklist currency material manufacturers
Question 50
Who got appointed as the advocate for United Nations’ campaign “He For She”?
A
Emma Watson
B
Amitabh Bachchan
C
Anupam Kher
D
Lakshmi Puri
Question 51
Which of the following banks have issued ‘Green bonds’ in India before ‘HSBC’?
A
Yes Bank
B
Axis Bank
C
Both 1 and 2
D
None of the above
Question 52
What is HR 8832 which was recently discovered ?
A
Planetary System
B
Planet
C
Star
D
Orbit
Question 53
What is “Swift Response 15” ,which is recently launched by US?
A
Airborne
B
Rocket
C
Hellicopter
D
Jet
Question 54
Emmy Awards related to which of the following field?
A
Poetry
B
Television Industry
C
Sports
D
Politics
Question 55
Who is minister of Rural Development?
A
Sudarshan Bhagat
B
Chaudhary Birendra Singh
C
J.K Mohapatra
D
vandana Kumari jena
Question 56
Vassiliki Thanou sworn in as first female Prime Minister for which of the following countries?
A
Ukraine
B
France
C
Greece
D
Belarus
Question 57
For Empays Payment, Emirates NDB tied up with which of the following banks?
A
ICICI
B
Axis
C
HDFC
D
SBI
Question 58
Out of 162 exchange of enclave between India and Bangladesh how many enclaves became of Indian territory?
A
51
B
111
C
100
D
99
Question 59
Jaitapur Nuclaer Power plant is situated in which state?
A
Gujurat
B
Maharastra
C
Rajasthan
D
Karnataka
Question 60
Which of the following day is the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition ?
A
23rd August
B
23rd July
C
20th August
D
21st October
Question 61
Prasar Bharati inked MoU with which of the following country’s televesion company for cooperation on focusing on high quality production, marketing and distribution of content related to art, culture, research, technology?
A
France
B
Japan
C
Russia
D
Korea
Question 62
Which of the following company topped in Frobe’s ranking in World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies?
A
TCS
B
Tesla Motors
C
ARM Holdings
D
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Question 63
Union Government identifies 305 cities for implementing ‘Housing for All’ scheme.Which of the following state is not selected among those?
A
Rajasthan
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Odisha
D
Punjab
Question 64
New SEZ is not going to be set up in which of the following states?
A
Gujarat
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Maharastra
D
Karnatak
Question 65
The Karachi Nuclear Power Plant II (Kanupp II),biggest energy investor and infrastructure projects in Pakistan will be constructed under which of the following country’s assistance?
A
Bangladesh
B
India
C
China
D
Japan
Question 66
Where is the Venue of 2016 Euro Cup Football ?
A
France
B
Germany
C
Hungary
D
Greece
Question 67
“GlobalSat for DRR”, a global satellite for earth observation to bename after which of the following famous personality?
A
Barack Obama
B
APJ Abdul Kalam
C
Viswanath Anand
D
Malala yousafzai
Question 68
Which of the follwing countries is the winner of maiden Under-16 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship title 2015?
A
SriLanka
B
India
C
Pakistan
D
Bangladesh
Question 69
During recent visit of PM Modi to Turkmenistan, 22nd TAPI steering committee meeting was held.What is TAPI?
A
Trans-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India
B
Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India
C
Tazbekistan-Azerbaijan-Pakistan- India
D
Tanzania- Afghanistan-Pakistan-India
Question 70
Who is CEO of Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange?
A
Rajesh Belaram
B
Tony Day
C
Basab Banarjee
D
Gaurang Desai
Question 71
Where is Second Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) Summit 2015 was held ?
A
New Delhi
B
Jaipur
C
Ahmedabad
D
Kolkata
Question 72
Who is the President of Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO)?
A
Ramesh Kumar Agarwal
B
S C Ralhan
C
Ajay Sahai
D
Khalid M Khan
Question 73
Rajiv Mangla who got appointed as CTO of Snapdeal ,was previously a executive member of ___?
A
Microsoft
B
IBM
C
Adobe
D
Google
Question 74
Government of India has imposed what percent of import duty on wheat till march  31,2016?
A
12%
B
9%
C
10%
D
11%
Question 75
Which river flows through 7 countries in Europe before it empties into the black sea?
A
Danube
B
Volga
C
Don
D
Seine
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