Current Affairs Quiz – 10-August-2016

 

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in August 2016 launched Mission Bhagiratha in which state ?

(a) Telangana
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Andhra Pradesh

ANSWER
Answer : (a)

2. What is the rank of India in the Civil Unrest Index which is released by the Verisk Maplecroft ?

(a) 1st
(b) 2nd
(c) 3rd
(d) 4th

ANSWER
Answer : (d)

3. Name the state that has accorded in-principle approval to implementation of Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojna.

(a) Kerala 
(b) Odisha
(c) Jharkhand 
(d) West Bengal

ANSWER
Answer : (b)

4. The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was observed on 9 August 2016 with the theme :

(a) Indigenous Peoples’ and Life
(b) Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education
(c) Ensuring indigenous peoples’ health and well-being
(d) None of these

ANSWER
Answer : (b)

5.  Name the American swimmer who set a new world record to win gold in the women’s 400 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics.

(a) Leah Smith
(b) Katie Ledecky
(c) Jazmin Carlin
(d) None of the above

ANSWER
Answer : (b)

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