Current Affairs August 2016 - Online Quiz


Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Current Affairs August 2016. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Which of the following countries have launched passenger train using Electric Multiple Units technology for the first time?

A - Japan

B - India

C - China

D - U.S

Answer : C

Q 2 - Which of the following state became the first state to approve sewage and waste water policy?

A - Karnatka

B - Tamil Nadu

C - Rajasthan

D - Andhra Pradesh

Answer : C

Q 3 - Who was awarded the Olympic Order for his outstanding services to the Olympic movement?

A - Thomas Bach

B - N. Ramachandran

C - S Vishwanathan

D - None of these

Answer : B

Q 4 - A book titled India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears authored by __.

A - Arundhati Roy

B - RD Burmania

C - Ravi Velloor

D - Both a and b

Answer : C

Q 5 - The budget estimate (BE) for disinvestment during the financial year 2016-17 is Rs.____.

A - 56,500 crore

B - 60,000 crore

C - 56,000 crore

D - 45,000 crore

Answer : A

Q 6 - The World Humanitarian Day is observed every year on 19 August. The theme of the year was ____.

A - One Humanity

B - Humanity for All

C - Being Human

D - Avoid Terrorism

Answer : A

Q 7 - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to provide loans to Women Self-Help Groups in rural areas at ___ per annum.

A - 9%

B - 8%

C - 7%

D - 12.5%

Answer : C

Q 8 - Who topped Forbes’ World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016 list?

A - Deepika Padukone

B - Jennifer Lawrence

C - Scarlett Johansson

D - Melissa McCarthy

Answer : B

Q 9 - In a recently released report, ‘State of ICT in Asia and the Pacific 2016: Uncovering the Widening Broadband Divide’, India has been ranked at ___.

A - 20th

B - 50th

C - 30th

D - 39th

Answer : D

Q 10 - Which of the following states became the first state in the country to draft its own law for internal security?

A - Chandigarh

B - Telangana

C - Maharashtra

D - Bihar

Answer : C