Current Affairs-23-July-2016


Who has been appointed as the Director General (DG)/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)?

   A.) Sudhir Mittal
   B.) Navin Agarwal
   C.) Nihal Singhvi
   D.) Deepak Narayan

Answer: Option 'B'

Navin Agarwal


Who has been appointed as the new member of the union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?

   A.) Alka Saxena
   B.) Arvind Sirohi
   C.) AP Singh
   D.) B S Bassi

Answer: Option 'D'

B S Bassi


Who has been appointed as a part-time member of the 21st Law Commission of India?

   A.) Sobir Gokaran
   B.) Satya Pal Jain
   C.) Manoj Singh
   D.) Akhilesh Srivastav

Answer: Option 'B'

Satya Pal Jain


Which Indian personality has been conferred with the Afghanistan's highest civilian honour 'Amir Amanullah Khan Award'?

   A.) Narendra Modi
   B.) Mohammad Hamid Ansari
   C.) Sushma Swaraj
   D.) Pranab Mukherjee

Answer: Option 'A'

Narendra Modi


Who has won gold medal in People's Choice Prize at 2016 World sand art championship?

   A.) Nitish Bharti
   B.) Manas Kumar Sahoo
   C.) Sudrsan Pattnaik
   D.) Kseniya Simonova

Answer: Option 'C'

Sudrsan Pattnaik


Which Indian social entrepreneur has been named among the ten '2016 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers'?

   A.) Ela Bhatt
   B.) Zubaida Bai
   C.) Dina Sherif
   D.) Andy Sherif

Answer: Option 'B'

Zubaida Bai


The Shanghai-based bank founded by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa(BRICS) and headed by ...................

   A.) V S Kiran
   B.) K Krishnan
   C.) K V Kamath
   D.) V Sampath

Answer: Option 'C'

K V Kamath


What is the full form of ICAAP?

   A.) Internal Capital Adequacy Administrative Process
   B.) Internal Capital Adequacy Approximation Process
   C.) Internal Capital Adequacy Affecting Process
   D.) Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process

Answer: Option 'D'

Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process


The Reserve Bank of India kept the key policy rates unchanged at ................. in its second bi-monthly policy meet this fiscal. The central bank had cut rates by 25bps in its last policy review in April. The cash reserve ratio was also left unchanged at ............

   A.) 6.4%, 5%
   B.) 6.3%, 6%
   C.) 6.5%, 4%
   D.) 6.1%, 3%

Answer: Option 'C'

6.5%, 4%


The book titled 'A Life in Diplomacy' is writen by?

   A.) Maharaja krishna Rasgotra
   B.) Aurobindo Ghosh
   C.) Salman Rushdi
   D.) Vijnaneswara

Answer: Option 'A'

Maharaja krishna Rasgotra


Actor and director Balu Anand has passed away recently, he belongs to which of the following state?

   A.) Kerala
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) Tamilnadu
   D.) Telangana

Answer: Option 'C'



India's first Mr. Universe has  passed away recently who is he?

   A.) Willam Wright
   B.) Manohar Aich
   C.) Loretta Abbott
   D.) Jerome Bruner

Answer: Option 'B'

Manohar Aich


RIL sells stake in African oil retailer GAPCO. What does the A mean in GAPCO?

   A.) Afghanistan
   B.) Albania
   C.) Algeria
   D.) Affrica

Answer: Option 'D'



Which company has entered into a brand licence agreement with Pininfarina for use of trademarks after closing the deal to acquire 76.06 percent stake in the Turinbased company.

   A.) Mahindra & Mahindra
   B.) DLF
   C.) Johnson & Johnson
   D.) Reliance

Answer: Option 'A'

Mahindra & Mahindra


The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the proposal for which Metro Rail Phase - I Project, which covers a length of 9.051 km, at a total cost of Rs. 3,770 crore?

   A.) Hyderabad
   B.) Chennai
   C.) Kolkata
   D.) Visakhapatnam

Answer: Option 'B'


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