Current Affairs Quiz – 29 August 2016

1. Which country will host the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit 2016 ?

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

ANSWER
Answer : (c)

2. What is the theme of the 2017 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas ?

(a) Redefined Engagement With Indian Diaspora
(b) Engaging Diaspora – The Indian Growth Story 
(c) Apna Bharat Apna Gaurav: Connecting Across Generations 
(d) Connecting for a Shared Future: The Indian Diaspora, India and the Pacific 

ANSWER
Answer : (a)

3. “POCSO e-box” has been launched by which Union Ministry for protection of children from sexual offenses ?

(a) Ministry of Home Affairs 
(b) Ministry of Human Resource Development
(c) Ministry of Women and Child Development 
(d) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment 

ANSWER
Answer : (c)

4. Union Minister Maneka Gandhi launched Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses “POCSO e-box”. Human being up to which age are recognised as a child under POSCO Act 2012 ?

(a) 8 years
(b) 12 years
(c) 16 years
(d) 18 years

ANSWER
Answer : (d)

5. What is the rank of India on the 2016 World Risk Index ?

(a) 44th
(b) 66th
(c) 77th
(d) 88th

ANSWER
Answer : (c)

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