Page-3 of Current Affairs Quiz – August, 2016

GK & Current Affairs – August 15, 16, 2016

1. India’s first-ever bio-CNG plant for public vehicles has been inaugurated in which of the following states? [A]Odisha [B]Maharashtra [C]Chhattisgarh [D]Tamil Nadu Answer: MaharashtraNotes: India’s first-ever bio-CNG plant for public vehicles has been inaugurated in Pune, Maharashtra. The plant will be commissioned by city-based Primove Engineering Private Limited and will use agricultural residue to generate ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 13, 14, 2016

1. India’s first touch-and-feel garden for visually impaired has been set up in which state? [A]Kerala [B]Tamil Nadu [C]Karnataka [D]Assam Answer: KeralaNotes: India’s first touch-and-feel garden for visually impaired has been inaugurated by the Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan on the Calicut University campus in Thenjipalam, Kerala. The garden with nearly 6 dozen aromatic plants ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 12, 2016

1. The MSME databank portal has been launched by which union ministry? [A]Ministry of Textiles [B]Ministry of Finance [C]Ministry of Rural Development [D]Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Answer: Ministry of FinanceNotes: The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched a data bank Portal of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in New Delhi. The ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 10, 11, 2016

1. TKV Desikachar, who passed away recently, was related to which field? [A]Yoga [B]Film Industry [C]Classical Dance [D]Photography Answer: YogaNotes: TKV Desikachar (78), the well-known Yoga Guru, has recently passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was known for transforming the way yoga was practiced and turned it into both a wellness concept and a ..

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GK & Current Affairs – August 9, 2016

1. What is the current repo rate, as per the recently released RBI’s monetary policy review? The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept policy rates unchanged in the recently released 6th bi-monthly monetary policy review. The repo rate at which RBI lends to the system has been retained at 6.25 %, while the reverse ..

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