Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz - 11

101Who has been appointed as the new CMD of state run airlines company Air India in Aug 2015?
 A) Rohit Nandan
 B) Ashwani Lohani
 C) Rajan S Katoch
 D) Rakesh Sharma
102Famous Historian writer _____________ has been conferred with Maharashtra Bhushan Award 2015 in literature category by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao at a function held in Raj Bhavan, Mumbai in Aug 2015.
 A) Jitendra Awhad
 B) Ninad Bedekar
 C) Babasaheb Purandare
 D) None of These

103Three Indian companies  are included in the list of the world-s 100 most innovative companies b yForbes magazine in Aug 2015. Which company secured 41st rank in the list?
 A) Sun Pharma
 C) Hindustan Unilever
 D) Infosys
104Which company topped the list of the world-s 100 most innovative companies published by Forbes magazine in Aug 2015?
 A) Alexion Pharmaceuticals
 B) Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
 C) Tesla Motors
105Central government has awarded Dhyan Chand Award 2015 to sportsperson Shiv Prakash Mishra in Aug 2015. He is associated with which sports?
 A) Volleyball
 B) Hockey
 C) Wrestling
 D) Tennis
106-SAMVAY- web portal for credit transfer scheme which was launched by Which Ministry in Aug 2015?
 A) Ministry of HRD
 B) Ministry of Rural Development
 C) Ministry of Highways
 D) None of These
107Union government has announced to sell 10% stake in state owned ___________ in order to raise its divestment target in Aug 2015. The Union Government is expected to raise Rs 9,500 crore from this sell off.
 A) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)
108Which Indian Telecom company has tied-up with the Uber Cabs to allow Uber riders to pay using mobile wallet service in Aug 2015 and also to use the former's wifi facility?
 A) Reliance Communication
 B) Bharti Airtel
 C) Vodafone India
 D) Aircel
109Kerala-s Chengalikodan _______________ attained the Geographical Indication (GI)status in the Chennai based Central GI registry in Aug 2015. The GI status is a status given to products having a unique geographical origin and evolution over centuries. Darjeeling tea is the 1st ever agricultural product in India to be accorded by GI.
 A) Tea
 B) Mango
 C) Banana
 D) Coffee
110Who was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in Aug 2015? He had earlier served as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka three times in the past, from 1993 to 94, from 2002 to 2004 and now since January 2015.
 A) Ranil Wickremesinghe
 B) Maithripala Sirisena
 C) Mahinda Rajapaksa
 D) Sajith Premadasa

101Ans) Ashwani Lohani
102Ans) Babasaheb Purandare
103Ans) Hindustan Unilever
104Ans) Tesla Motors
105Ans) Tennis
106Ans) Ministry of Rural Development
107Ans) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)
108Ans) Bharti Airtel
109Ans) Banana
110Ans) Ranil Wickremesinghe

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