17 Jul

Current Affairs Quiz 2 – July 2015

Current Affairs Quiz
1. World’s largest religious congregation Sinhastha Kumbh Mela has begun at Trimbakeshwar, Nashik district of………?
1) Rajasthan
2) Maharashtra
3) Uttarakhand
4) Madhya pradesh
5) None of these.
2. The veteran music composer Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan passed away he hails from which state?
1) Tamilnadu
2) Karnataka
3) Kerala
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) None of these
3. Ajay Kumar Pandey was appointed as new Managing Director and Group CEO of ………. based Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)?
1) Vadodara
2) Surat
3) Gandhinagar
4) Ahemdabad
5) None of these
4. Union Government has launched GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system, for aviation navigation. Which among the following is/are correct information about GAGAN?
1. It will provide augmentation service for GPS over the India, Bay of Bengal, South-east Asia and Middle East along with expansion up to Africa.
2. India is the fourth country to offer space-based satellite navigation services to the aviation sector.
3. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) developed the system, at a cost of Rs. 774 crore, over 15 years.
4. All of these
5. None of these
5. India and Tajikistan on Monday pledged to intensify cooperation against terrorism, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi noting that the two countries are located in the “proximity of the main source” of the menace, who among the following is the Prime Minister of Tajikistan?
1) Temir Sariyev
2) Shavkat Mirziyoyev
3) Kokhir Rasulzoda
4) President Emomali Rahamon
5) None of these.
6. India and Georgia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of……?
1) Action management and administration.
2) Nomination management and administration.
3) Selection management and administration.
4) Election management and administration.
5) None of these.
7. State-run National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has set a target of providing 30,000 crore rupees as credit to farmers for irrigational purpose. It was announced by Bank’s Chairman and Managing Director….?
1) K R Kamath
2) C.V.R. Rajendran
3) S.S. Mundra
4) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
5) None of these
8. New butterfly species ‘Banded Tit’ found in forests of….?
1) Kerala
2) Maharashtra
3) Arunachal Pradesh
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) None of these.
9. Indian-origin Sunita Williams is among four veteran astronauts chosen by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to fly the first commercial space vehicles. Who among the following has not been chosen forthis excursion ?
1) Christopher Cassidy
2) Douglas Hurley
3) Robert Behnken
4) Eric Boe
5) None of these.
10. India has been accorded full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) along with Pakistan at its Ufa summit held in?
1) Tajikistan
2) France
3) China
4) Russia
5) None of these


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