Quiz 460 – Daily Current Affairs

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Michael Phelps became first swimmer to win four consecutive golds in same event.
  2. Phelps earned his 15th individual Olympic gold, breaking his tie with Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina for the record.

Select the correct answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

2. Which of the following country has launched ‘Gaofen-3 Satellite’?

(a) USA

(b) China

(c) Japan

(d) Australia


 

3. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘Gaofen-3 Satellite’ is/are correct?

  1. It is China’s first low orbit remote sensing satellite that has a lifespan of eight years.
  2. It is able to provide high-definition remote sensing data for its users over a long period of time.
  3. It was 233rd flight mission by a Long March carrier rocket.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Pawan Munjal is reappointed as the CMD and CEO of Hero MotoCorp for a period of five years.
  2. He joined Hero Honda Motors in the early 1980s as Director.
  3. He took over as Managing Director of Hero Honda Motors in 2002.

Select the correct answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

5. Who among the following was appointed as a chairman of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)?

(a) P. I. Sabu

(b) Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi

(c) DR. Antriksh Johri

(d) Sugandh Sharma


 

6. Match the followings:

List – I

A. Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)

B. Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)

C. Cabinet Secretary

D. Principal Secretary to Prime Minister

List – II

  1. Nripendra Mishra
  2. Pradeep Kumar Sinha
  3. K. Mathur
  4. V. Chowdary

Codes: A – B – C – D

(a) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4

(b) 2 – 1 – 4 – 3

(c) 3 – 1 – 2 – 4

(d) 4 – 3 – 2 – 1


 

7. Who among the following is a Chairman of ‘National Institution for Transforming India (Niti Aayog)’?

(a) Narendra Modi

(b) Arun Jaitley

(c) R.K. Mathur

(d) K.V. Chowdary


 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Deepak Singhal on 6 July 2016 was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh.
  2. Singhal was on Central deputation between 2006 and 2011.

Select the correct answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

9. India’s first Integrated Defence Communication Network (DCN) was launched on

(a) 30 June, 2016.

(b) 12 July, 2016.

(c) 24 July, 2016.

(d) 5 May, 2016.


 

10. Which of the following country has won the Women 2016 Champions Trophy Hockey title?

(a) Germany

(b) Argentina

(c) Australia

(d) India


 

11. Consider the following statements:

  1. India became the 35th full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR).
  2. MTCR membership will enable India to buy high-end missile technology and also enhance its joint ventures with Russia.

Select the correct answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

12. The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) was set up in

(a) 1978

(b) 1987

(c) 1994

(d) 1999


 

Answers:

  1. (c)
  2. (b) On 10 August 2016, China has launched ‘Gaofen-3 Satellite’.
  3. (d) The satellite was launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi province
  4. (d) The reappointment will be effective from 1 October 2016.
  5. (b) On 14 July 2016 Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi, IAS was appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for a five-year term.
  6. (d)
  7. (a)
  8. (c) He was a 1982 batch IAS officer.
  9. (a) It was inaugurated by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at South Block.
  10. (b) The final match was held at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London, the UK.
  11. (c)
  12. (b) It was set up in 1987 by G-7 countries.

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