Current Affairs-26-August-2016


  • 1. Name the state which recently named Sakshi Malik, who won the bronze medal at Rio Olympics, as its brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign?
A.) Gujarat
B.) Haryana
C.) Punjab
D.) Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Haryana

  • 2. The 1 st ever BRICS Film Festival will be hosted in which Indian city in September 2016?
A.) Delhi
B.) Mumbai
C.) Chennai
D.) Panaji

Answer: Option 'A'

Delhi

  • 3. The 8th BRICS Summit will be held in which state of India?
A.) Tamil Nadu
B.) Telangana
C.) Andhra Pradesh
D.) Goa

Answer: Option 'D'

Goa

  • 4. Which state postal circle launched a special speed post service (Pink Envelopes) for the high court, to accelerate delivery of summons and notices?
A.) West Bengal
B.) Maharashtra
C.) Jharkhand
D.) Delhi

Answer: Option 'C'

Jharkhand

  • 5. What is the capital city of Columbia?
A.) Bogota
B.) Peru
C.) Lima
D.) Pagoda

Answer: Option 'A'

Bogota

  • 6. American multinational banking firm Goldman Sachs recently said Indian economy is likely to grow at what per cent in this year 2016-17?
A.) 7.4
B.) 7.6
C.) 7.7
D.) 7.9

Answer: Option 'D'

7.9

  • 7. India signed a MoU with which country recently for cooperation in the field of traditional medicines?
A.) South Africa
B.) USA
C.) China
D.) Srilanka

Answer: Option 'B'

USA

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