Current Affairs Quiz 9 August 2018

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Question 1: Who is the current Chairman of the Indian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority?
A. R S. Sharma
B. D S. Sharma
C. C S. Sharma
D. B S. Sharma

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

R S. Sharma is the current Chairman of the Indian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority

Question 2: Mario Gómez is a German professional footballer who currently plays as a striker for __________ Club.
A. Bayern Munich
B. VfB Stuttgart
C. VfL Wolfsburg
D. Fiorentina

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

Mario Gómez is a German professional footballer who plays as a striker for VfB Stuttgart.

Question 3: India observed ____________ anniversary of Quit India movement.
A. 76th
B. 72th
C. 75th
D. 77th

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

The Quit India Movement, or the India August Movement, was a movement launched at the Bombay session of the All-India Congress Committee by Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942, during World War II, demanding an end to British Rule of India.

Question 4: Who is the CEO of NSE?
A. Pawan Makija
B. Vikram Makija
C. Vikram Limaye
D. Pawar Sutar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

National Stock Exchange: – Established in 1992 , MD & CEO – Vikram Limaye , Located in Mumbai.

Question 5: RBI commenced its operations on 1st April, ________ in accordance with RBI act, 1934.
A. 1935
B. 1933
C. 1934
D. 1936

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

RBI commenced its operations on 1st April, 1935 in accordance with RBI act, 1934.

Question 6: Who is the President of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences?
A. Saint John
B. Scot Bailey
C. John Bailey
D. Scott Cooper

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

President of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is John Bailey.

Question 7: Which of the following is the capital of Australia?
A. Canberra
B. Sydney
C. Adelaide
D. Perth

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Capital : Canberra ,Currency : Australian dollar ,Official language : English , Monarch : Elizabeth II , Prime Minister : Malcolm Turnbull

Question 8: Sanjay Gandhi National Park is located in which state?
A. Maharashtra
B. Rajasthan
C. MP
D. Karnataka

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Maharashtra: Sanjay Gandhi National Park , Gugamal National Park

Question 9: RythuBandhu Life Insurance Bonds will cover _____________ insurance programme for farmers in the state.
A. Rs.5 lakh
B. Rs.15 lakh
C. Rs.50 lakh
D. Rs.10 lakh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

RythuBandhu Life Insurance Bonds is a first of its kind and will cover Rs.5 lakh insurance programme for farmers in the state.

Question 10: Which was the first exchange in the country is to provide a modern, fully automated screen-based electronic trading system?
A. BSE
B. NSE
C. ISFC INX
D. MCDX

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

NSE was the first exchange in the country to provide a modern, fully automated screen-based electronic trading system which offered easy trading facility to the investors spread across the length and breadth of the country.

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