Current Affairs Quiz – 14-August-2016

1. Which of the following has become the first state to ratify the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 ?

(a) J&K
(b) Assam 
(c) Gujarat 
(d) Rajasthan

Answer
Answer : (b)

2. Identify India’s top squash player who won the PSA Australian Open in Melbourne.

(a) L S Settipalli
(b) Dipika Pallikal
(c) Joshna Chinappa
(d) None of them

Answer
Answer : (b)

3. Who was appointed as the head of committee on FDI norms pertaining to e-commerce industry ?

(a) Amitabh Kant
(b) Ananad Desai
(c) Madhav Chitale
(d) Arun Srivastava

Answer
Answer : (a)

4. The 2016 International Youth Day was celebrated on :

(a) 11 August
(b) 12 August
(c) 13 August
(d) 14 August

Answer
Answer : (b)

5. The Rajya Sabha has passed the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to raise maternity leave for working women for two surviving children to :

(a) 15 weeks
(b) 18 weeks
(c) 24 weeks
(d) 26 weeks 

Answer
Answer : (d)

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