Current Affairs-17-08-2016

                            


  • 1. Name the player who won the gold medal in men’s singles tennis category in Rio 2016 Olympic Games?

    A.) Andy Murray B.) Novak Djokovic
    C.) Nishikori D.) Del Potro
    Answer: Option 'A'

    Andy Murray



  • 2. Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) satellite is the world's first quantum satellite launched recently by which country?

    A.) China B.) USA
    C.) Russia D.) India
    Answer: Option 'A'

    China



  • 3. Which state government recently announced hike in pension to th freedom fighters?

    A.) Madhya Pradesh B.) Odisha
    C.) Karnataka D.) Tamil Nadu
    Answer: Option 'D'

    Tamil Nadu



  • 4. What is the India’s rank in Global Innovation Index?

    A.) 44 B.) 55
    C.) 66 D.) 88
    Answer: Option 'C'

    66



  • 5. Sprinter, Usain Bolt won gold in men’s 100-metre final at the Rio Olympics. He Represents which country?

    A.) Barbodos B.) Jamaica
    C.) St. Lucia D.) Antiqua
    Answer: Option 'B'

    Jamaica



  • 6. Who received the APJ Abdul Kalam Award for the year 2016 recently?

    A.) P Shanmugam B.) N Murali
    C.) Kiran Majumdar D.) Rupal Singh
    Answer: Option 'A'

    P Shanmugam



  • 7. Which of the following company has acquired the gaming startup company called “BEAM” recently?

    A.) Google B.) Microsoft
    C.) IBM D.) Apple
    Answer: Option 'B'

    Microsoft



  • 8. “The Gospel of Yudas” is a book authored by whom?

    A.) K.R. Meera B.) DP Sathpathy
    C.) Rupesh D.) Sanjay Das
    Answer: Option 'A'

    K.R. Meera



  • 9. Ruth Jebet won a first ever Gold for her country in the 3000m Steeplechase at Rio Olympics. She belongs to which country?

    A.) Egypt B.) Nigeria
    C.) Congo D.) Bahrain
    Answer: Option 'D'

    Bahrain



  • 10. The hammer thrower, Anita Wlodarczyk, who created a world record of 82.29m in women’s hammer throw to win gold at Rio Olympics is from which country?

    A.) Kazakhstan B.) Russia
    C.) Poland D.) Serbia
    Answer: Option 'C'

    Poland






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