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Current Affairs QUIZ – 22nd & 23rd August 2016

Current Affairs QUIZ – 22nd & 23rd August 2016





Who was conferred with the France’s Chevalier Award a prestigious honor by French Government in 2016?
Indian Actor: Kamal Hasan.

Recently Joyce Carol, the prize-winning author (novelist, short story writer) died at the age of 78. He belongs to ______________  country.
America.

BSNL inked with which software company for effective connectivity and telecom solutions?
Microsoft.

Recently India pledged with which country for providing financial assistance of Rs.3.9 crores for upgrading Sanskrit school in that country?
Nepal. (Capital of Nepal: Katmandu,
Nepal’s Prime Minister: Krishna Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) and
President: Bidhya Devi Bandari).

Who is appointed as India’s new ambassidor to Georgia?
Shri Yogeshwar Sangwan (Georgia’s Capital: Tibilisi,Kutaisi and Currency: Georgian Lari).

What is the full form of OBOR china’s connectivity initiative along the ancient silk road supported by Myanmar?
One Belt One Road ( Myanmar’s Capital: Nyapidaw, Myanmar’s Currency: Kyat).

Who is appointed as 24th governor of RBI after RaghuRam Rajan?
Urjit Patel. Previously he was the deputy governor of RBI.

Who is the first governor of RBI?
C.D. Deshmukh.

According to Time Magzine, Who is the ‘Father of Booming IT sector in India’?
N.R. Narayana Murthy (Infosys Co-Founder).

Name the first Indian Open Defecation-free state by constructing 1.9 lakh new toilets?
Kerala.

Name the PSU bank which allowed its locker holders any number of visits instead of 12 visits per year without additional cost?
Punjab National Bank (Headquarters: New Delhi, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD):Smt. Usha Ananthasubramanian).

Who has been appointed as the brand ambassidor of Vistara Airlines in 2016?
Bollywood Actress Deepika Padukone.

Name the state which has celebrated its 2nd statehood day recently?
Telangana (Telangana newly formed state on June 2, 2014, seperated from Andhra Pradesh).

Name the sportsperson who has become the first person to win highest prize money 100 million dollars?
Novak Djokovic (Sport:Tennis, He is from Serbia.)

What is the capital city of Serbia?
Belgrade (Currency: Serbian dinar).

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