Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz - 2

11Central Government has extended term of senior IAS officer ___________ as the Director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) till October 2015 in Aug 2015.
 A) Raghav Chandra
 B) L.C. Goyal
 C) Rajan S Katoch
 D) Vijay Chhibber
  
12India-s telecom operator ___________ has acquired mobile payments solutions company, YTS Solutions, for an undisclosed sum in Aug 2015.
 A) Reliance Communication
 B) Aircel
 C) Bharti Airtel
 D) Reliance Jio

 
13The Reserve Bank of India has kept repo rate unchanged at  ________ during its announcement of third bi-monthly monetary policy review in August 2015.
 A) 7.25%
 B) 7.75%
 C) 7.5%
 D) 7%
  
14Union Rural Development Minister _____________ has launched -SAMANVAY- web portal to monitor progress and implementation of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for development of Gram Panchayats in Aug 2015. The web portal will be managed by the Union Ministry of Rural Development.
 A) Suresh Prabhu
 B) Jagat Prakash Nadda
 C) Jual Oram
 D) Chaudhary Birender Singh
  
15Mathematician ____________ was awarded with the Ramanujan Prize for year 2015 for his outstanding contributions in the area of algebraic cycles, algebraic K-theory and the theory of motives in Aug 2015.
 A) Dr. Amalendu Krishna
 B) C. S. Seshadri
 C) Srinivasa Ramanujan
 D) M. S. Narasimhan
  
16Famous Hindi litterateur _____________ was awarded with Uttar Pradesh's highest literary award, -Bharat Bharti- which was presented by UP Hindi Sansthan with a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh in Aug 2015.
 A) Ramkrishna Rajput
 B) Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra
 C) Kashinath Singh
 D) Vinod Kumar Shukla
  
17"Organ Donation Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 12-August
 B) 11-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 6-August
  
18Popular business magazine Forbes has released the World's highest paid actors list in Aug 2015. Boolywood actor ________ topped the list among all Indian actors.
 A) Salman Khan
 B) Akshay Kumar
 C) Shahrukh Khan
 D) Amitabh Bachchan
  
19Chinese E-Commerce giant Alibaba has announced to invest Rs 4000 crore in m-commerce company _____________  in Aug 2015.
 A) MobiKwik
 B) FreeCharge
 C) Paytm
 D) RechargeItNow
  
20Popular business magazine Forbes has released the World's highest paid actors list in Aug 2015. Hollywood actor ________ topped the list with an earnings of USD 80 million in the list.
 A) Robert Downey Jr.
 B) Jackie Chan
 C) Vin Diesel
 D) Tom Cruise

 
 
Answers:
11Ans) Rajan S Katoch
12Ans) Bharti Airtel
13Ans) 7.25%
14Ans) Chaudhary Birender Singh
15Ans) Dr. Amalendu Krishna
16Ans) Kashinath Singh
17Ans) 6-August
18Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
19Ans) Paytm
20Ans) Robert Downey Jr.

 
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