Current Affairs-25-August-2016

  • 1. Which Indian state recently launched the DNA Index System for DNA profiling of criminals?
   A.) Telangana
   B.) Andhra Pradesh
   C.) Tamil Nadu
   D.) Maharashtra

Answer: Option 'B'

Andhra Pradesh

  • 2. Which country will not compete at September’s Paralympics in Rio after losing an appeal against a ban imposed for state-sponsored doping?
   A.) Russia
   B.) USA
   C.) China
   D.) Germany

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 3. ‘Sugamya Pustakalaya’ is an online library launched by the Union government to help the _____
   A.) Persons with visual disabilities
   B.) Persons with disabilities
   C.) Persons with divyangs
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'A'

Persons with visual disabilities

  • 4. Which two states recently signed MoU to build three barrages for water utilization of Godavari River and its tributaries?
   A.) Telangana and Karnataka
   B.) Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
   C.) Telangana and Maharashtra
   D.) Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'

Telangana and Maharashtra

  • 5. Name the country that launched the KN-11 ballistic Missile from a submarine in the Sea of Japan?
   A.) Japan
   B.) China
   C.) South Korea
   D.) North Korea

Answer: Option 'D'

North Korea

  • 6. A two day SAARC Finance Ministers’ Conference is being held at ______
   A.) Karachi
   B.) Baluchistan
   C.) Islamabad
   D.) Kabul

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 7. Who launched Akashvani Maitree channel for Bengali listeners and a website, an initiative to provide a platform for blending content both from India and Bangladesh and preserving Bengali culture?
   A.) Narendra Modi
   B.) Venkaiah Naidu
   C.) Pranab Mukharjee
   D.) Sarad Pawar

Answer: Option 'C'

Pranab Mukharjee

  • 8. Which state became the first to sign a MoU with AAI to develop 10 airports under Regional Connectivity Scheme?
   A.) Maharashtra
   B.) Madhya Pradesh
   C.) Tamil Nadu
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 9. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust signed $400 million agreement with Development Bank of Singapore along with which Indian Public Sector Bank?
   A.) Bank of Baroda
   B.) SBI
   C.) Bank of India
   D.) Dena Bank

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 10. Who is the new independent director on the board of India Post Payment Banks (IPPB)?
   A.) R S Sodhi
   B.) TSR Subramanian
   C.) V S Eyer
   D.) Pritpal Singh

Answer: Option 'A'

R S Sodhi

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