Current Affairs July 2 (tta)(2016)

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Current Affairs July 2 (tta)(2016)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who among the following is the author of the book titled The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World?
    • A. 

      Ruchir Sharma

    • B. 

      Shereen Bhan

    • C. 

      Fareed Zakaria

    • D. 

      Raghuram Rajan

  • 2. 
    Who is the new Prime Minister of United Kingdom ( UK)?
    • A. 

      Theresa Donovan

    • B. 

      Theresa Miller

    • C. 

      Theresa May

    • D. 

      Theresa Makone

  • 3. 
    India recently launched operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ to evacuate Indian citizens stranded in which of the following countries?
    • A. 

      Nigeria

    • B. 

      Libya

    • C. 

      Syria

    • D. 

      South Sudan

  • 4. 
    The World Youth Skills Day is observed every year on
    • A. 

      05 July

    • B. 

      10 July

    • C. 

      15 July

    • D. 

      25 July

  • 5. 
    According to a survey of millions of airline passengers conducted by Skytrax, which airline has been ranked as world’s best airline?
    • A. 

      British Airways

    • B. 

      Lufthansa

    • C. 

      Air India

    • D. 

      Emirates

  • 6. 
    The Dampa Tiger Reserve is located in which state of India?
    • A. 

      Mizoram

    • B. 

      Nagaland

    • C. 

      Tripura

    • D. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

  • 7. 
    The Zika health emergency has been declared in which of the following South American countries?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Peru

    • D. 

      Venezuela

  • 8. 
    Which of the following countries was recently acknowledged as the first country in the world to become YAWS free by the WHO?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Philippines

    • D. 

      Myanmar

  • 9. 
    Who among the following won the Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy of Chess in China?
    • A. 

      Koneru Humpy

    • B. 

      Olga Girya

    • C. 

      Harika Dronavalli

    • D. 

      Padmini Rout

  • 10. 
    Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)?
    • A. 

      Sarvendra Vikram Bahadur Singh

    • B. 

      Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi

    • C. 

      Pramod Kumar Das

    • D. 

      Girish Chandra Murmu

  • 11. 
    Who among the following has authored the book titled The Shade of Swords?
    • A. 

      Arun Shourie

    • B. 

      Venkaiah Naidu

    • C. 

      Tavleen Singh

    • D. 

      MJ Akbar

  • 12. 
    The book “Furiously Happy: A Funny book about Horrible Things” has been authored by whom?
    • A. 

      Allie Brosh

    • B. 

      Alexandra Brosh

    • C. 

      Jenny Lawson

    • D. 

      Roy Sorensen

  • 13. 
    “Operation Megh Prahar”, the battle exercise has been conducted by which Indian military force?
    • A. 

      Indian Army

    • B. 

      Indian Air Force

    • C. 

      Indian Navy

    • D. 

      Indian Coastal Guard

  • 14. 
    The 2016 Tuluni festival has been held in which state of India?
    • A. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • B. 

      Nagaland

    • C. 

      Sikkim

    • D. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

  • 15. 
    The DRDO recently successfully conducted the proof firing of ATAGS system which is a
    • A. 

      Light assault rifle

    • B. 

      Artillery gun

    • C. 

      Anti-aircraft gun

    • D. 

      rocket system

  • 16. 
    _______ became the sixth oldest player in Test history to make a century recently. He scored unbeaten 110 against England.
    • A. 

      Misbah-ul- Haq

    • B. 

      Umar Akmal

    • C. 

      Mohammad Hafeez

    • D. 

      Shahid Afridi

  • 17. 
    The Ramayana Masam has started in which state of India?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      Telangana

  • 18. 
    The book “Courage & Commitment: An Autobiography” has been authored by whom?
    • A. 

      Pratibha Patil

    • B. 

      Margaret Alva

    • C. 

      Manmohan Singh

    • D. 

      Sonia Gandhi

  • 19. 
    Which state has become the first Indian state to set up ‘Happiness Department’?
    • A. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Sikkim

    • C. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      Tripura

  • 20. 
    Which is the the world’s first hospital on a train?
    • A. 

      Gatiman Express

    • B. 

      Jyoti Express

    • C. 

      Life line Express

    • D. 

      Red Cross Express

  • 21. 
    Which Indian firm and Bell Helicopter have signed an agreement to develop the helicopter market in India?
    • A. 

      Tata Advanced Systems

    • B. 

      Mahindra Aerospace

    • C. 

      L&T

    • D. 

      Reliance Defence

  • 22. 
    The four new sites included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List do not include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Nan Madol (Eastern Micronesia)

    • B. 

      The Persian Qanat (Iran)

    • C. 

      Nalanda Mahavihara (India)

    • D. 

      Non of these

  • 23. 
    Which state govt has signed an MoU with the Netherlands to set up a skill development centre to help farmers in the state?
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Rajasthan

    • C. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 24. 
    Who among the following has authored the book titled Who Moved My Interest Rate?: Leading the Reserve Bank of India Through Five Turbulent Years?
    • A. 

      C Rangarajan

    • B. 

      Bimal Jalan

    • C. 

      Y Venugopal Reddy

    • D. 

      Duvvuri Subbarao

  • 25. 
    The Khangchendzonga National Park is located in which state of India?
    • A. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Sikkim

    • C. 

      Assam

    • D. 

      Odisha

  • 26. 
    “e-marketplace” web portal has been launched by which union ministry for goods procurement?
    • A. 

      Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

    • B. 

      Ministry of Communications & Information Technology

    • C. 

      Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change

    • D. 

      Ministry of Commerce & Industry

  • 27. 
    Nelson Mandela International Day is observed on
    • A. 

      08 Jul

    • B. 

      12 Jul

    • C. 

      18Jul

    • D. 

      13Jul

  • 28. 
    Which train safety system will be launched by the Indian Railways to avoid train accidents?
    • A. 

      Tri-Safety

    • B. 

      Tri-Netra

    • C. 

      Tri-Network

    • D. 

      Tri-Veil

  • 29. 
    Who won the women’s title in the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in Mumbai?
    • A. 

      Joshna Chinappa

    • B. 

      Dipika Pallikal

    • C. 

      Harshit Kaur Jawanda

    • D. 

      Adya Advani

  • 30. 
    India’s first e-court was recently opened at High Court of Judicature at
    • A. 

      Mumbai

    • B. 

      Chennai

    • C. 

      Bengaluru

    • D. 

      Hyderabad

  • 31. 
    Which Union Territory (UT) of India will form “Swach Bal Senas” to build it as a garbage-free UT?
    • A. 

      Daman and Diu

    • B. 

      Puducherry

    • C. 

      Lakshadweep

    • D. 

      Chandigarh

  • 32. 
    “TalkToAK”, the live interactive programme has been launched by which state of India?
    • A. 

      Delhi

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Gujarat

    • D. 

      Puducherry

  • 33. 
    Who won the men’s title of the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in Mumbai?
    • A. 

      Vikram Malhotra

    • B. 

      Harinderpal Singh Sandhu

    • C. 

      Saurav Ghosal

    • D. 

      Siddharth Suchde

  • 34. 
    Which of the following will be the official nutrition sponsor of the Indian Olympic team in 2016 Rio Olympics?
    • A. 

      Dabur

    • B. 

      Star India

    • C. 

      Herbalife International India

    • D. 

      Pepsi

  • 35. 
    Who has become the first-ever Indian to won the Mr. World title, recently?
    • A. 

      Gautham Karthik

    • B. 

      Rohit Khandelwal

    • C. 

      Ajith Kumar

    • D. 

      Puneeth Rajkumar

  • 36. 
    Which company has successfully tested the first flight of a high-altitude solar plane to bring internet access to remote parts of the world?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Yahoo

    • C. 

      Facebook

    • D. 

      Infosys

  • 37. 
    What is the motto of the Election Commission of India (ECI) for year 2016?
    • A. 

      Voter is at highest priority

    • B. 

      Healthy support for citizens

    • C. 

      None is above than polls

    • D. 

      No voter to be left behind

  • 38. 
    The NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with which of the following tech giants to set up Atal Tinkering laboratories (ATL) ?
    • A. 

      Intel

    • B. 

      Dell

    • C. 

      AMD

    • D. 

      HP

  • 39. 
    The book “In the Name of Democracy: JP Movement and the Emergency” has been authored by whom?
    • A. 

      Keith Richards

    • B. 

      Bipan Chandra

    • C. 

      Ajit Ranade

    • D. 

      Milind Deora

  • 40. 
    PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, and revival of fertilizers factory recently in which city in Uttar Pradesh?
    • A. 

      Kanpur

    • B. 

      Lucknow

    • C. 

      Gorakhpur

    • D. 

      Varanasi

  • 41. 
    The Central Govt has appointed who among the following as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?
    • A. 

      Sam Pitroda

    • B. 

      Azim Premji

    • C. 

      Nripendra Mishra

    • D. 

      Ajay Bhushan Pandey

  • 42. 
    The Mother Teresa International Film Festival (MTIFF) will be started from which city of India?
    • A. 

      Kochi

    • B. 

      Chennai

    • C. 

      Kolkata

    • D. 

      Bellary

  • 43. 
    Which Institute has developed solar power tree harnesses solar energy for producing electricity with an innovative vertical arrangement of solar cells?
    • A. 

      Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute

    • B. 

      Bharat Heavy Electricals Research Institute

    • C. 

      National Engineering Research Institute

    • D. 

      Central Electrical Engineering Research Institute

  • 44. 
    Which Javelin thrower made a history by becoming the first Indian athlete to become a world champion after he clinched a gold medal at the U-20 World Championships held in Bydgoszcz, Poland?’
    • A. 

      Neeraj Chopra

    • B. 

      Kashinath Naik

    • C. 

      Rajesh Bind

    • D. 

      Devendra Jhajharia

  • 45. 
    The book “One Last Drink at Guapa” has been authored by whom?
    • A. 

      Deepankar Sharma

    • B. 

      Sheila Kumar

    • C. 

      Saleem Haddad

    • D. 

      Krishna Sobti

  • 46. 
    Which state government has recently launched pilot project of e-complaint system?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Odisha

  • 47. 
     India’s first green rail corridor has been launched in which of the following states?
    • A. 

      Sikkim

    • B. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • C. 

      Assam

    • D. 

      Punjab

  • 48. 
    What is the name of the Elephant from Kerala aged 86 years is all set to enter the Guinness World Records as the Oldest living Elephant?
    • A. 

      Kalyani

    • B. 

      Lakshmi

    • C. 

      Dakshayani

    • D. 

      Mahalakshmi

  • 49. 
    Narsingh Yadav, who failed a dope test and was provisionally suspended recently, plays
    • A. 

      Boxing

    • B. 

      Weightlifting

    • C. 

      Triple jump

    • D. 

      Freestyle wrestling

  • 50. 
    Union Government lower house amended a bill providing for opening how many new Indian Institute of Technology under the institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Eight