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    Quiz 452 – Daily Current Affairs

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    1. Consider the following statements:

    1. Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian gymnast to enter vault finals.
    2. This is her debut Olympic Games after finishing 8th in the qualifying round.
    3. The Tripura-girl, who is the country’s first woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.

    Select your answer

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

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    (b) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these.


     

    2. Consider the following statements:

    1. Michael Phelps won the 19th gold medal in his Olympic swimming career.
    2. He is the most decorated Olympian of all time, as he has won gold at four separate Games, the first swimmer to do so.

    Select your answer:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Only 2

    (c) Both 1 and 2

    (d) Neither 1 nor 2


     

    3. Consider the following statements:

    1. Novak Djokovic was dumped out of Rio Games in the first round by Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro.
    2. Juan Martin del Potro was also defeated him in the bronze medal match at the London Olympics.

    Select your answer:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Only 2

    (c) Both 1 and 2

    (d) Neither 1 nor 2


     

    4. Consider the following statements:

    1. Nitin Patel has been announced as Deputy CM. Vijay Rupani is set to be the next Chief Minister of Gujarat.
    2. The 60-year-old first time MLA trumped all other contenders for the post.
    3. Mr. Rupani grew up in Rajkot where he joined RSS as a school boy. He pursued BA and then LLB.

    Select your answer:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 2

    (c) Both 1 and 3

    (d) All of these.


     

    5. Recently, which of the following country’s General has banned the use of the Pakistani currency in the key southern province of Kandahar?

    (a) Turkey

    (b) Afghan

    (c) China

    (d) Nepal


     

    6. Consider the following statements:

    1. China’s Long Qingquan broke a 16-year-old world record in the men’s 56 kg weightlifting.
    2. He lifted to record total of 307 kg in snatch.
    3. Turkey’s Halil Mutulu had set the previous world record total of 305 kg at Sydney 2000.

    Select your answer:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 2

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these.


     

    7. Consider the following statements about Rio Olympics, Women’s 10 metres Air rifle?

    1. American shooter Virginia Thrasher has won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympics.
    2. She became the first freshman to win both individual NCAA rifle titles and helped West Virginia win the team title.
    3. Defending gold medalist Yi Siling of China earned the bronze.

    Select your answer:

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 2

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these.


     

    8. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘Swachh Survekshan-2017’ is/are correct?

    1. Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkayia Naidu inaugurated the ‘Swachh Survekshan-2017’ project.
    2. Its main objective is not to point out shortcomings but to suggest ways to improve the state of cleanliness in the particular area.
    3. It aims at encouraging cities to improve urban sanitation.

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these.


     

    9. The ‘Swachh Survekshan-2017’ project was launched on

    (a) 2 July, 2016

    (b) 6 August, 2016

    (c) 25 July, 2016

    (d) 1 August, 2016


     

    10. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ is/are correct?

    1. PM Modi has launched Mission Bhagiratha at Komatibanda Village, Gajwel in Medak District of Telangana.
    2. It aimed at providing piped drinking water to every household in the state.
    3. It is a pet project taken up at an outlay of 42000 crore rupees.

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 3

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these.


     

    11. The ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ launched on

    (a) 7 August, 2016

    (b) 6 August, 2016

    (c) 25 July, 2016

    (d) 2 July, 2016


     

    12. Consider the following statements about ‘Tiantong-01’.

    1. It is a first satellite dubbed as The Tiantong-01 for mobile telecommunication.
    2. It is launched by China.
    3. It will operate in a geosynchronous orbit (GEO).

    (a) Only 1

    (b) Both 1 and 2

    (c) Both 2 and 3

    (d) All of these.


     

    Answers:

    1. (d)
    2. (c)
    3. (c)
    4. (d) He is replacing Anandiben Patel.
    5. (b) On 7 August, Kandahar police chief, General Abdul Raziq, said that using the Pakistani rupee is now a crime.
    6. (d)
    7. (d) She had a cumulative score of 208.0 to beat Du Li of China by a point.
    8. (d) In this project, 500 cities of India including Batala city of Gurdaspur district have been selected.
    9. (b)
    10. (d) A total of 34 TMC of water from Godavari river and 21.5 TMC from Krishna river would be utilized for the water grid.
    11. (a)
    12. (d) On 6 August, 2016, China successfully launched the first satellite for mobile telecommunication, Tiantong-01.

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