Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz - 3

21Indian-American ____________ has been appointed as the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives in Aug 2015.
 A) Richard Rahul Verma
 B) Atul Keshap
 C) Amin Manawi
 D) Arun Kumar Singh
22Which company unveiled Aquiladrone in Aug 2015 which is fully powered by solar power and will help to beam internet in most remote regions of the globe.  The drone is reported to have wingspan of a "Boeing 737" and be lighter than a car.
 A) Microsoft
 B) Google
 C) Yahoo
 D) Facebook

23The Reserve Bank of India has kept Reverse Repo rate unchanged at  ________ during its announcement of third bi-monthly monetary policy review in August 2015.
 A) 6.75%
 B) 6.5%
 C) 6.25%
 D) 7%
24Investor Prem Watsa-backed ___________-- has acquired Kuoni Group-s travel businesses in India and Hong Kong for nearly Rs 535 crore in Aug 2015.
 C) Thomas Cook (India)
 D) None of These
25The United States added 215,000 jobs in July, US unemployment rate stood at ________ in July 2015 (announced in Aug 2015).
 A) 5.8%
 B) 5.5%
 C) 6.3%
 D) 5.3%
26Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ____________ as -National Handloom Day- at the function held in Chennai in order to commemorate the 1905 Swadeshi movement which happened 110 years ago in Aug 2015.
 A) 17th August
 B) 12th August
 C) 7th August
 D) 22nd August
27"World Senior Citizen-s Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 8-August
 B) 6-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 18-August
28Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed _________________ as new Governor of Bihar in Aug 2015.
 A) Keshri Nath Tripathi
 B) Ram Nath Kovind
 C) Acharya Dev Vrat
 D) Kalyan Singh
29Mutual fund house __________ has acquired the asset management business of Deutsche Bank in India for a deal close to Rs 300-400 crore in Aug 2015.
 C) Pramerica
30Indian football team has been ranked at _________ position as per latest FIFA ranking published in Aug 2015.
 A) 160th
 B) 152nd
 C) 156th
 D) 144th

21Ans) Atul Keshap
22Ans) Facebook
23Ans) 6.25%
24Ans) Thomas Cook (India)
25Ans) 5.3%
26Ans) 7th August
27Ans) 8-Aug
28Ans) Ram Nath Kovind
29Ans) Pramerica
30Ans) 156th

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