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Current Affairs Quiz Question And Answers August 29 2016

Current Affairs Quiz August 29 2016

Current Affairs Quiz : August 29 2016 Question And Answers

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1. Recently which Union Minister unveiled the Electropreneur Park at Delhi University?

  • A. Ananthkumar
  • B. Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • C. Ramvilas Paswan
  • D. Radha Mohan Singh

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Ans:- B – Ravi Shankar Prasad – Explanation – India’s first Electropreneur Park is inaugurated by the Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad at Delhi University. The Government funded Electropreneur Park, an incubation centre with focus on IP creation and product development to increase domestic manufacturing of electronics items.

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2. Recently which state was the first state to launched Mobile App for Ambulance Service?

  • A. Andhra Pradesh
  • B. Gujarat
  • C. Himachal Pradesh
  • D. Bihar

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Ans:- C – Himachal Pradesh – Explanation – State Health and Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh Thakur mobile application for availing ambulance services with the launch of “108 Mobile App”. By doing so, Himachal became the first state to start mobile application for medical services.

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3. Recently Carborundum Universal inaugurates new R&D centre at ______________.

  • A. Hosur
  • B. Chennai
  • C. Coimbatore
  • D. Madurai

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Ans:- A – Hosur – Explanation – Murugappa Group owned Carborundum Universal (CUMI) announced the inauguration of its Research and Development centre at its industrial ceramics division in Hosur Tamilnadu. However the Firm was tightlipped about the investment details.

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4. Recently Qatar based which bank has opened a branch in Kerala?

  • A. Al Ahli Bank of Qatar
  • B. Mashreq Bank Qatar
  • C. Doha Bank Qatar
  • D. HSBC Qatar

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Ans:- C – Doha Bank Qatar – Explanation – Qatar based Doha Bank has opened a branch; the Kerala’s Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the branch at Lulu International Shopping Mall in Edapally. The Bank also held an investors conference on Kerala-Qatar Investment Opportunities, which saw a participation of major investors and SMEs from the state and GCC and Doha Bank officials.

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5. Recently who appointed as a Non executive director of Tata Sons Board?

  • A. Amit Chandra
  • B. Suresh Narayanan
  • C. Shobinder Duggal
  • D. V. Kanoria

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Ans:- A – Amit Chandra – Explanation – The Tata Group announced the appointment of Amit Chandra, managing director of Bain Capital, on the Tata Sons board as a non-executive director with effect from August 26. Amit Chandra joined Bain Capital as Managing Director in early 2008 and is part of the firm’s leadership team in Asia.

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6. Recently who won the Connecticut Open doubles title 2016?

  • A. Sania Mirza and Monica Niculescu of Romania
  • B. Kateryna Bondarenko and Chuang Chia-Jung
  • C. Martina Hingis and Venus Williams
  • D. Caroline Wozniacki and Elina Svitolina

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Ans:- A – Sania Mirza and Monica Niculescu of Romania – Explanation – Ace Tennis star Sania Mirza with Monica Niculescu of Romania clinched a Women’s doubles title after taking victory at the Connecticut Open in the U.S. The Indo- Romanian pair capped off their newly revived doubles partnership with their first title together with a straight set victory over the duo of Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine and Chuang Chia-Jung of Taiwan in the title clash by 7-5, 6-4.

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7. Recently which railway won the 82nd All India Railway athletic Championship?

  • A. Southern Railway
  • B. Western Railway
  • C. Northern Railway
  • D. Central Railway

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Ans:- B – Western Railway – Explanation – In the 82nd All India Railway athletic Championship Mumbai based Western Railway won the overall team championship held at Tiruchirapalli Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile Central railway came in the second place and Southern Railway third in the overall team category. Tiruchirapalli Railway Divisional manager A K Agarwal gave away the trophies and prizes in the function.

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