Quiz 465 – Daily Current Affairs

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Dipika Pallikal won the Australian Open Squash women’s singles title in Melbourne.
  2. She is the first Indian to break into the top 10 in the PSA Women’s rankings.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

2. The International Youth Day was celebrated across the world on

(a) 12 August, 2016.

(b) 13 August, 2016.

(c) 14 August, 2016.

(d) 15 August, 2016.


 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Union Government has launched the first phase of Smart Ganga City programme in 10 cities located along River Ganga.
  2. Under this programme, Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and improve drainage network will be set up on hybrid annuity mode on public private partnership basis.

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. The Rajya Sabha unanimously passed the Compensatory and Afforestation Fund (CAF) Bill, 2016.
  2. The Rajya Sabha also allows States to access nearly 42000 crore rupees and channel into afforestation projects.
  3. The Bill was already passed by Lok Sabha on 3 May 2016.

Select the answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

5. Key Issues pertaining to the Compensatory and Afforestation Fund (CAF) Bill, 2016 is/are

(a) Lack of planning and implementation

(b) Difficulty in procuring land

(c) Decline in quality of forest cover

(d) All of these.


 

6. Consider the following statements about James Alan McPherson

  1. James Alan McPherson passed away on 27 July 2016 in Iowa City.
  2. He was the first black author to receive the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1978.
  3. He was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship in 1981.

Select the answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. Saina Nehwal crashed out of the women’s singles event after suffering a defeat against Maria Ulitina of Ukraine in her second Group G match.
  2. Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna has lost in Rio Olympics.

Select your answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. A Kanyakumari becomes first woman violinist to receive Sangita Kalanidhi Award.
  2. The violinist is the first woman violinist to get the award in the history of the Music Academy.
  3. She is a violinist from South India who specializes in Carnatic music.

Select your answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Kerala Tourism won two Gold Gongs at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Awards.
  2. The awards were in the categories of Travel Advertisement Broadcast Media and E-Newsletter.
  3. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a membership association.

Select the answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

10. Which of the following country was host the 2014 ICC World Twenty20?

(a) India

(b) Bangladesh

(c) Australia

(d) England


 

Answers:

  1. (c) It was first title for Dipika in 2016.
  2. (a)
  3. (c) 10 Cities/Towns are Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mathura, Varanasi, Kanpur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Patna, Sahibganj and Barrackpore.
  4. (d)
  5. (d)
  6. (d) He was 72.
  7. (c)
  8. (d)
  9. (d)
  10. (b)

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1 Comment

  1. Ur Android app is very helpful..
    Just a request to change the interface of answers.

    PLZ post answer just below the question… Its very tiring to scroll down to bottom of page for checking any questions answer or explanation

    Thank you
    Keep doing the wonderful work

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