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Current Affairs Quiz Question And Answers August 27 2016

Current Affairs Quiz August 27 2016

Current Affairs Quiz : August 27 2016 Question And Answers

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1. Recently Union Government announced how many rupees relief package for displaced people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir?

  • A. 2,000 crore
  • B. 1,000 crore
  • C. 2,500 crore
  • D. 1,500 crore

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Ans:- A – Rs. 2,000 crore – Explanation – The government is all set to announce an Rs 2,000 crore package for displaced people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir living in India amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s approaches to people of PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan.

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2. Recently which High Court ruled that women should be permitted to enter to the inside of Haji Ali Dargah?

  • A. Kolkata High Court
  • B. Guwahati High Court
  • C. Patna High Court
  • D. Bombay High Court

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Ans:- D – Bombay High Court  – Explanation – Bombay High Court on 26 August 2016 ruled that women should be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah set in the heart of Mumbai. The 15th century dargah of the Sufi saint, Haji Ali Shah, is located on an islet off the coast of Worli in the southern part of Mumbai.

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3. Recently 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development held in which country?

  • A. South Africa
  • B. Kenya
  • C. Nigeria
  • D. Tunisia

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Ans:- B – Kenya – Explanation – The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) was held from 27 to 28 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. This conference held regularly with the objective “to promote high-level policy dialogue between African leaders and development partners.

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4. Recently which tech giant announced new resources to report hate speech?

  • A. IBM
  • B. Microsoft
  • C. Intel
  • D. Cisco System

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Ans:- B – Microsoft – Explanation –Tech giant Microsoft has announced a new dedicated web form for reporting hate speech on its hosted consumer services and a separate online form for petitions to reconsider and reinstate content. Microsoft will continue our “notice-and-takedown” approach for removing prohibited content on hosted consumer services, and the new form aims to improve the quality and speed of our reviews.

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5. Recently who appointed as the President of bullion and jewelers body?

  • A. V. Kanoria
  • B. Mukesh Mehta
  • C. Amit Chandra
  • D. Suresh Narayanan

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Ans:- B – Mukesh Mehta – Explanation – Apex association for all bullion and jewellery associations in the country, India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA) has been appointed noted jeweller Mukesh Mehta as a president of the body. The Mumbai based Mehta associated with IBJA for a long time will fill the place of Mohit Kamboj, who resigned from the post. He is also the Director of Mark Bangles Pvt Ltd, has been a member of the IBJA Board since the last four years.

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6. Recently who appointed as the next Managing director and chief executive officer of Larsen & Toubro?

  • A. V. Kanoria
  • B. Mukesh Mehta
  • C. SN Subrahmanyan
  • D. Suresh Narayanan

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Ans:- C – SN Subrahmanyan – Explanation – Larsen & Toubro’s group named S N Subrahmanyan as the Managing director and chief executive officer of India’s largest infrastructure engineering company from October first. He is serving as deputy managing director and president of the company who will take over from executive chairman AM Naik as he retires on September 30, 2017.

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7. Recently which day was celebrated as National Sports day?

  • A. 29th August
  • B. 28th August
  • C. 27th August
  • D. 26th August

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Ans:- A – 29th August – Explanation – National Sports Day was observed across India on 29 August 2016. The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand who was born on 29 August 1905. On this occasion, President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Sports and adventure awards on sports person at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi.

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