Quiz 474 – Daily Current Affairs

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, Pakistan takes the top spot in ICC Test Ranking.
  2. Pakistan has got top spot for the first time.
  3. India was top of the rankings for less than a week.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Usain Bolt becomes first athlete to win 9 gold medals in sprinting events of Olympics.
  2. He has also won three Gold medals in Rio Olympics 2016.
  3. He also holds the world record in the 4 × 100 metres relay.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. P V Sindhu won the silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at 2016 Rio Olympics.
  2. She is the first Indian woman to win silver medal in Olympics.
  3. She also became the fourth Indian to win silver at the Olympics.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

4. Recently, who among the following player was banned from all competitive sporting events for four years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)?

(a) Sushil Kumar

(b) Narsingh Yadav

(c) Vijay Kumar

(d) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore


 

5. Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is located in

(a) Switzerland.

(b) Brazil.

(c) USA.

(d) China.


 

6. Which of the following country has signed agreement with India on Vocational training?

(a) Germany

(b) USA

(c) Japan

(d) Kenya


 

7. Consider the following statements about National Sports Awards 2016

  1. PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik will get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards.
  2. Shooter Jitu Rai and Gymnast Dipa Karmakar have also been selected for the top national sports award.

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

8. How many organizations were selected for Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar, 2016?

(a) 5

(b) 7

(c) 9

(d) 11


 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Sunita Jain conferred with Vyas Samman award 2015.
  2. She was a Hindi author.
  3. She was awarded with the Padma Shri in 2004.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

10. Who among the following has appointed as the 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India?

(a) Dr. Urjit R Patel

(b) D. Subbarao

(c) Raghuram Rajan

(d) Y. V. Reddy


 

Answers:

  1. (d)
  2. (d)
  3. (d) She created history by becoming first Indian women’s singles badminton player to win a medal at the 2013 World Championships.
  4. (b)
  5. (a) CAS is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  6. (a)
  7. (c)
  8. (b) Reserve Bank of India (Employment to sportspersons and other welfare measures), India Infrastructure Finance Corporate Limited (Encouragement to sports through corporate social responsibility), Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society (Sports for Development), Hockey Citizen Group, Dadar Parsee Zorostrian cricket club, Usha School of Athletics and STAIRS.
  9. (d)
  10. (a) He will be having tenure of three years with effect from 4 September 2016.

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