Current Affair Quiz

1. Which of the following statement(s) about Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is/are correct?

  1. It is a national governing body for cricket in India.
  2. Mr. Anurag Thakur is the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
  3. BCCI is India’s the richest sporting board and the richest cricket board in the world.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Kumble is the new head coach of the Indian Cricket Team.
  2. He comes in as first Indian head coach after 16 years.
  3. The agreement between Anil Kumble and BCCI is for the duration of one year.

Select your correct answer.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

3. Which of the following statement(s) about Anil Kumble is/are correct?

  1. He is the highest wicket taker for India in Test cricket.
  2. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour in 2005.
  3. He is the only cricketer who has take all 10 wickets in one inning in the test cricket.
  4. His nick name is ‘Jumbo’.

(a) Both 1 and 3

(b) Both 2 and 4

(c) 1, 3 and 4.

(d) All of these.


 

4. BCCI was established in

(a) 1922

(b) 1928

(c) 1930

(d) 1942


 

5. Which one of the following players has got highest wicket in the Test cricket history?

(a) Anil Kumble

(b) M. Muralitharan

(c) Shane Warne

(d) G. McGrath


 

6. ‘Together We Can’ is the tagline of

(a) State Bank of India.

(b) Canara Bank.

(c) Bank of India.

(d) Punjab National Bank.


 

7. Bhartiya Mahila Bank was founded in

(a) 2011

(b) 2012

(c) 2013

(d) 2014


 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Asian Development Bank and the United States Agency for International Development have decided to support India’s ambitious plans for cleaning energy infrastructure.
  2. Asian Development Bank’s Country Director has signed the MoU.
  3. Teresa Kho is the Country Director of Asian Development Bank.

Select your correct answer.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

9. Which of the following bank has announced to provide loan of 33 billion rupees for Lucknow Metro?

(a) NABARD

(b) European Investment Bank

(c) SEBI

(d) HDFC


 

10. Which of the following has won the Best Director Award on the occasion of 63rd National Film Award?

(a) Kabir Khan

(b) Sanjay Leela Bhansali

(c) Shoojit Sircar

(d) S.S. Rajamouli


 

Answers:

  1. (d) All statements are correct.
  2. (d) All statements are correct.
  3. (d) All statements are correct.
  4. (b) In December 1928, the board was established as a society, registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act.
  5. (b) M. Muralitharan is the highest wicket taker in the word. He has taken 800 wickets in just 133 Test matches. Shane Warne is the second in the list; he has taken 708 wickets in just 145 matches. Anil Kumble is also in the list at number 3; he has taken 619 wickets in just 132 matches. G. McGrath is at number 4; he has taken 563 wickets in just 124 matches.
  6. (b)
  7. (c) Its headquarters is located at New Delhi.
  8. (d) All statements are correct.
  9. (b) On 30 March 2016, EIB has announced it, for the purpose of first metro line in Lucknow.
  10. (b) Sanjay Leela Bhansali has got the best director award for his film Bajirao Mastani.

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