Page-2 of Current Affairs Quiz – August, 2016

GK & Current Affairs – August 23, 2016

1. Who has been appointed as the new independent director on the board of India Post Payment Banks (IPPB)? [A]M L Lodha [B]R S Sodhi [C]G S Bhatti [D]P K Kumar Answer: R S SodhiNotes: R S Sodhi, the Managing Director of Amul, has been appointed as the new independent director on the board of ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 21, 22, 2016

1. Which Indian personality has been chosen for the coveted French honour of Chevalier Award?[A]Naseeruddin Shah[B]Kamal Haasan[C]Sumitra Ghosh[D]Amitabh BachchanAnswer: Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan, the well-known film actor, has been chosen for the coveted French honour of Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres (or The Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters). The Order is part ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 20, 2016

1. Carolina Marin, who has won women’s badminton singles gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, is belonged to which country? [A]Spain [B]USA [C]China [D]Brazil Answer: SpainNotes: Carolina Marin, a badminton player from Spain, has won women’s badminton singles gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics by defeating P V Sindhu in final by 19-21, ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 18, 19, 2016

1. Who has won India’s first medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics? [A]PV Sindhu [B]Babita Kumari [C]Sakshi Malik [D]Geeta Phogat Answer: Sakshi MalikNotes: Freestyle wrestler Sakshi Malik has won India’s first medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games by clinching the bronze in the 58kg category. With this victory, she created history by becoming the ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 17, 2016

1. What is the India’s rank in the 2016 Global Innovation Index (GII)? [A]81 [B]66 [C]78 [D]54 Answer: 66Notes: India has been ranked 66th in the 2016 Global Innovation Index (GII), according to the latest released report by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The list is topped by Switzerland, followed ..

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