Current Affairs Quiz – 19-August-2016

1. Who won the APJ Abdul Kalam Award for meritorious services on August 17, 2016 ?

(a) P Shanmugan
(b) Hansraj Verma
(c) B Chandramohan
(d) R G Udhaykumar

Answer : (a)

2. Singer A R Rahman was awarded which honour on August 15, 2016 ?

(a) Padma Shri
(b) Tamil Ratna
(c) Bharat Ratna
(d) Padma Vibhushan

Answer : (b)

3. PM Modi laid the foundation stone of new BJP HQ building in …………. on August 18, 2016.

(a) kolkata
(b) Chennai
(c) Mumbai
(d) New Delhi

Answer : (d)

4. Which country launched the world’s first quantum satellite on August 16, 2016 ? 

(a) US
(b) China
(c) Japan
(d) Russia

Answer : (b)

5. Odia has became the official language of the Odisha Government from which date in all transactions of the Odisha Government ?

(a) 15 August, 2016
(b) 16 August, 2016
(c) 17 August, 2016 
(d) 18 August, 2016 

Answer : (b)

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