17 Jul

Current Affairs Quiz 3 – July 2015

Current Affairs Questions and Answers
Q1. In which scam case the Supreme Court on 9th July’15 ordered CBI probe and issued notice to centre as well as M.P. govt?
A. Vyapam
B. Shardha Chit Fund
D. Coal Block Allocation
ANSWER: A. Vyapam
Q2. Who has recommended that there should be a special law to deal with the cases of assault on journalists and it should be made cognizable and non- bailable offence?
A. President of India
B. National Human Rights Commission
C. Press Council of India
D. Supreme Court
ANSWER: C. Press Council of India
Q3. Name the notable Urdu poet also known as ‘Indo Pak Shayar’ who passed away on 9th July’15?
A. Firaq Gorakhpuri
B. Bashar Nawaaz
C. Faiz Ahmad Faiz
D. Habib Tanvir
ANSWER: B. Bashar Nawaaz
Q4. Name the scheme launched on 9th July’15 by HRD Ministry to make learning of Science and Mathematics a joyful and meaningful activity for school children?
A. Rashtriya Vaigyanik Khoj
B. Vigyan Avishkar Abhiyan
C. Rashtriya Vigyan Abhiyan
D. Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan
ANSWER: D. Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan
Q5. On which day the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) launched the facility of online payment of application fees through Credit/Debit cards and electronic fund transfer from 53 Banks?
A. 7th July’15
B. 8th July’15
C. 9th July’15
D. 10th July’15
ANSWER: C. 9th July’15
Q6. Name the head of the International Monetary Fund?
A. Kofi Annan
B. Ban Ki Moon
C. Christine Lagarde
D. Mark Simon
ANSWER: C. Christine Lagarde
Q7. As per the IMF report, in which year IMF forecast a growth rate of 7.5 per cent for India and China’s 6.3 per cent?
A. 2015
B. 2016
C. 2017
D. 2018
ANSWER: B. 2016
Q8. With which country India has signed Inter Governmental Agreement to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on 9th July’15?
A. Kazakhstan
B. United States
C. Russia
D. China
ANSWER: B. United States
Q9. Name the boxer who has been stripped by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) of the Welterweight World title which he won by beating Manny Pacquiao two months ago?
A. Muhammad Ali
B. Mike Tyson
C. Sugar Ray Leonard
D. Floyd Mayweather
ANSWER: D. Floyd Mayweather
Q10. What is the position of India in the latest FIFA rankings?
A. 51
B. 68
C. 96
D. 156
ANSWER: D. 156
Q11. Who became the first Indian to win a Gold Medal at World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea on 8th July’15?
A. Inderjit Singh
B. Achal Pratap Singh
C. Amrendra Pal Singh Chauhan
D. Akshay Jain
ANSWER: A. Inderjit Singh
Q12. Who has been appointed as the Head of the Committee to study status of Sports Authority of India (SAI) training centers across the country?
A. Pullela Gopi Chand
B. Ashwini Nachappa
C. Amrinder Singh
D. Rajiv Shukla
ANSWER: B. Ashwini Nachappa
Q13. What would be the theme of 2015 Science Express announced on 8th July’15?
A. Climate Change
B. Global Warming
C. Water level
D. Rivers in India
ANSWER: A. Climate Change

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