Current Affairs August 2015-2016 Quiz, Question & Answers, Latest News


Current Affairs August

Current Affairs August
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Current Affairs August 2015

Latest Current News
  • Indian-American Amitoj Chhabra won Junior Title at US Powerlifting Championships 2015
  • India ranked 12th in terms of power generation from nuclear source
  • R.D. Burman: The Prince of Music written by Khagesh Dev Burman
  • BEE signed agreement with RECPDCL for Partial Risk Guarantee Fund for Energy Efficiency
  • Soyuz rocket with 3 astronauts launched towards ISS
  • NDRI scientists developed technique to decrease cholesterol level in Ghee
  • SC rejected Union Government’s review plea seeking OBC status for Jats
  • New fish species named Puntius Dolichopterus discovered in Kerala
  • India and Singapore signed agreement to enhance maritime cooperation
  • Noted Hollywood actor Olaf Pooley passed away
  • Workshop held to discuss Pam Rajput Committee’s recommendation on Status of Women
  • 36th annual American Book Awards announced
  • Union I&B Ministry approved ENIL proposal to purchase TV Today Network’s Oye FM
  • Japan committed $6 billion to Mekong region countries at 7th Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo.

Latest GK Question & Answer

Q. 01: "International Yoga Day" celebrates on -

1. 5th June
2. 20th June
3. 21st June
4. 22nd June

Ans:  3

Q. 02: "Love @ Facebook" is written by -

1. Hindol Sengupta
2. Nikita Singh
3. Chetan Bhagat
4. Anurag Mathur

Ans:  2

Q. 03: Unsorted transaction that can used to immediately update database is called -

1. Direct database access
2. Sequential database access
3. Alternate database access
4. Instance database access

Ans:  4

Q. 04: Radio Carbon Dating is use to estimate age of -

1. Soil
2. Monuments
3. Fossils
4. Rocks

Ans:  3

Q. 05: Male mosquitoes take their food from -

1. The human blood
2. The standing water
3. The sap of plants
4. The dung and other debris

Ans:  3

Q. 06: What is the meaning of word 'Sangam' in the Sangam Age?

1. Royal Court
2. Assembly of poets
3. Assembly of religious leaders
4. Meeting of rivers

Ans:  2

Q. 07: Which of the following lakes is situated on West Coast of India?

1. Astamudi
2. Chilka
3. Pulicat
4. Kolleru

Ans:  1

Q. 08: GIS stands for -

1. Geographical Integrated System
2. Geographical Information System
3. Geometrical Integrated System
4. General Immunity System

Ans:  2

Q. 09: National AIDS research Institute is at -

1. Chennai
2. New Delhi
3. Mumbai
4. Pune

Ans:  4

Q. 10: Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

1. Vitamin B - Pyridoxine
2. Vitamin C - Ascorbic acid
3. Vitamin E - Alphatocopherol
4. Vitamin D - Sunshine

Ans:  4

Q. 11: The union government has approved Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Policy for ____?

1. New Delhi
2. Tripura
3. Sikkim
4. Haryana

Ans:  1

Q. 12: When and where was All India Kisan Sabha formed?

1. 1935 - Bombay
2. 1942 - Kanpur
3. 1938 - Calcutta
4. 1936 - Lucknow

Ans:  4

Q. 13: Which of following feature of Indian constitution was borrowed from U.S.A.?

1. Rule of law
2. Fundamental Right
3. Rigid Constitution
4. Directive principles of state policy

Ans:  2

Q. 14: The parliament is empowered to make laws on any subject of state list during -

1. Election
2. War
3. Agitation
4. Emergency

Ans:  4

Q. 15: In Union Budget, GDP growth rate for year 2015-16 has been projected at -

1. 8.0 - 8.5%
2. 7.0 - 7.5%
3. 7.5 - 8.0%
4. 8.5 - 9.0%

Ans:  1

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