Current Affairs Quiz – 21-August-2016

1. Badminton player P V Sindhu recently won historic silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at Rio Olympics. Who won gold in the event ?

(a) Wang Yihan
(b) Sain Nehwal
(c) Dolores Marco
(d) Carolina Marin

ANSWER
Answer : (d)

2. India recently launched operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ to evacuate Indian citizens stranded in which of the following countries ?

(a) Libya
(b) Syria
(c) Nigeria 
(d) South Sudan 

ANSWER
Answer : (d)

3. The World Youth Skills Day is observed every year on :

(a) 10 July
(b) 15 July
(c) 25 July
(d) 30 July

ANSWER
Answer : (b)

4. Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma is associated with which of the following musical instruments ?

(a) Sitar
(b) Tabla
(c) Sarod
(d) Santoor

ANSWER
Answer : (d)

5. According to a survey of millions of airline passengers conducted by Skytrax, which airline has been ranked as world’s best airline ?

(a) Air India 
(b) Emirates 
(c) Jet Airways
(d) British Airways

ANSWER
Answer : (b)

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