Current Affairs

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Union Government has launched Smart Ganga City Scheme.
  2. The projects in these selected cities will be executed on hybrid annuity mode based on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Neither 1 nor 2

(d) Both 1 and 2


 

2. The Smart Ganga City Scheme was launched in

(a) 8 cities.

(b) 9 cities.

(c) 10 cities.

(d) 11 cities.


 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. On 15 August 2016, A.R. Rahman was honoured by the Tamil Ratna Award.
  2. He has also won two Grammy Awards: Best Compilation Soundtrack Album and Best Song Written for Visual Media.
  3. The award was presented by New York based Tamil Sangam.

Select the answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Ruth Jebet on 15 August 2016 clinched gold in women’s 3000 metres steeplechase.
  2. Ruth Jebet is from Bahrain.
  3. It is Bahrain’s first ever Olympic gold medal.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Elia Viviani on 15 August 2016 won gold in the men’s omnium cycling track at the Rio Olympics.
  2. Elia Viviani is an Italian racing cyclist.
  3. He rides for Team Sky.

Select the answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

6. Which of the following country has launched World’s first Quantum Communication Satellite?

(a) China

(b) USA

(c) Rusia

(d) Australia


 

7. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) satellite’ is/are correct?

  1. It is nicknamed Micius.
  2. It is designed to establish hack-proof quantum communications by transmitting uncrackable keys from space to the ground.
  3. It will circle the Earth once every 90 minutes after it enters a sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of 500 km.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Hindustan Copper Limited inaugurated nickel production facility in Ghatsila, Jharkhand.
  2. This is the first facility in India to produce Nickel metal of LME grade from primary resource.

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Neither 1 nor 2

(d) Both 1 and 2


 

9. Which of the following state becomes 2nd state to ratify Constitutional amendment bill on GST?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Bihar

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Uttar Pradesh.


 

10. First National Conference of Investigating Agencies concludes in

(a) Mumbai

(b) New Delhi

(c) Kolkata

(d) Bengaluru


 

Answers:

  1. (d)
  2. (c) These cities are – Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mathura-Vrindavan, Varanasi, Kanpur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Patna, Sahibgunj, Barrackpore.
  3. (d)
  4. (d) Jebet won the race in the second-quickest time in history.
  5. (d)
  6. (a) On 16th August 2016.
  7. (d)
  8. (d)
  9. (b)
  10. (b) The first National Conference of Investigating Agencies was held from August 12 to 13, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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