Current Affairs August 2016 - Online Quiz


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Q 1 - The United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day is celebrated annually on ___.

A - August 10

B - April 12

C - August 20

D - August 12

Answer : D

Q 2 - The 7th meeting of SAARC Immigration Authorities was held in______.

A - Islamabad

B - New Delhi, India

C - Dhaka

D - Lankavi

Answer : A

Q 3 - Which of the following countries topped the The Rio 2016 Olympics medal list?

A - United States

B - Great Britain

C - China

D - South Korea

Answer : A

Q 4 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of Mission Bhagirath programme in Telangana. What is Mission Bhagirath?

A - Supply of drinking water to each household

B - Cleaning of all rivers and water resources

C - Ensuring proper drainage system in India

D - Induction of Artificial Rainfall in drought areas

Answer : A

Q 5 - The three-day Indian Panorama Film Festival was organized in ____.

A - Shimla

B - Shillong

C - Sikkim

D - Goa

Answer : B

Q 6 - Which of the following countries topped Global Innovation index?

A - Switzerland

B - Singapore

C - Sweden

D - Ireland

Answer : A

Q 7 - Who has been named UEFA's Best Player in Europe?

A - Cristiano Ronaldo

B - Dzsenifer Marozsan

C - Ada Hegerberg

D - Lionel Messi

Answer : A

Q 8 - As per the rankings in the "W10: The 10 wealthiest countries in the world" report released by the New World Wealth in August 2016, India is the _______richest country in the world.

A - First

B - Ninth

C - Sixth

D - Seventh

Answer : D

Q 9 - Who has been named as Chairman of a five-member review committee to probe the shooters' Rio Games debacle?

A - Deepika Kumari

B - Abhinav Bindra

C - Vijendra singh

D - Sachin Tendulkar

Answer : B

Q 10 - _______became the first country in the world to launch a self-driving taxi service.

A - China

B - Sweden

C - Singapore

D - France

Answer : C