Current Affairs-21-August-2016


  • 1. Bhagalpur is a city on the banks of Ganga located in which of the below states?
A.) Uttarakhand
B.) Bihar
C.) Uttar Pradesh
D.) West Bengal

Answer: Option 'B'

Bihar

  • 2. ‘Million Books’ is a donation drive to provide underprivileged with the access to quality educational materials was launched by which e-commerce giant in India?
A.) Flipkart
B.) Amazon
C.) Snapdeal
D.) Alibaba

Answer: Option 'D'

Alibaba

  • 3. Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Reserve Bank of India recently?
A.) Sukbir Gokharn
B.) R. Gandhi
C.) Urjit Patel
D.) SS Mundra

Answer: Option 'C'

Urjit Patel

  • 4. Which country won the gold medal in women's football event at the Rio Olympics 2016?
A.) Germany
B.) Great Britain
C.) Brazil
D.) Australia

Answer: Option 'A'

Germany

  • 5. The Meeting of BRICS women parliamentarian’s forum was being held in which city?
A.) Jaipur
B.) Kanpur
C.) Kolkata
D.) Mumbai

Answer: Option 'A'

Jaipur

  • 6. Who is the new brand ambassador of Incredible India?
A.) Amitab Bachchan
B.) Sachin Tendulkar
C.) Narendra Modi
D.) Priyanka Chopra

Answer: Option 'C'

Narendra Modi

  • 7. Name the athlete who became the first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal recently.
A.) Mahsa Javar
B.) Najmeh Khedmati
C.) Leila Rajabi
D.) Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin

Answer: Option ''

Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin

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