Current Affairs Quiz – 2-August-2016

1. Ashok Lavasa has been appointed as the new :

(a) Home Secretary
(b) Foreign Secretary 
(c) Finance Secretary 
(d) Defence Secretary 

ANSWER
Answer : (c)

2. The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup will be held in which of the following country ?

(a) Iran
(b) India
(c) Pakistan
(d) Bangladesh 

ANSWER
Answer : (b)

3. Who among the following was named T20 Player of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Awards 2015-16 ?

(a) Virat Kohli
(b) Rohit Sharma 
(c) Rishabh Pant
(d) Ajinkya Rahane 

ANSWER
Answer : (a)

4.  Alastair Cook recently became the youngest batsman to score 10,000 Test runs, a record earlier held by Sachin Tendulkar. Cook plays for :

(a) Australia
(b) England 
(c) South Africa
(d) New Zealand

ANSWER
Answer : (b)

5.  _______ was awarded Japan’s Fukuoka prize for 2016 for his outstanding contribution towards creating, preserving and showcasing South Asian traditional fusion music.

(a) Shankar Mahadevan
(b) Amit Trivedi
(c) AR Rahman 
(d) Pritam Chakraborty 

ANSWER
Answer : (c)

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