Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz - 5

41Indian sociobiologist __________________ was awarded with the Germany's highest civilian honour Cross of Order of the Merit at the German Consulate in Bengaluru in Aug 2015 for his contribution in the field of behavioural ecology and sociobiology and for improving Research Corporation between India and Germany.
 A) Radhakamal Mukerjee
 B) Yogesh Atal
 C) Richard Machalek
 D) Raghavendra Gadagkar
  
42Which state tourism was awarded with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) - Safari India South Asia Travel Award 2015?
 A) Maharashtra Tourism
 B) Kerala Tourism
 C) Goa Tourism
 D) Madhya Pradesh Tourism

 
43The Reserve Bank of India has kept the SLR rate unchanged at  ________ during its announcement of third bi-monthly monetary policy review in August 2015.
 A) 23.5%
 B) 22.5%
 C) 23%
 D) 21.5%
  
44Famous _______________ poet and freedom fighter Kayyara Kinhanna Rai passed away in Aug 2015. He was 101.
 A) Telegu
 B) Tamil
 C) Kannada
 D) Malayalam
  
45Which Company has announced formation of a new holding or parent company called Alphabet Inc to encompass its search engine unit and all other subsidiaries in Aug 2015?
 A) Twitter
 B) Facebook
 C) Google Inc
 D) LinedIn
  
46"Quit India Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 8-August
 B) 6-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 18-August
  
47Who  has been appointed of as CEO of new Google in Aug 2015?
 A) Larry Page
 B) Sergey Brin
 C) Sundar Pichai
 D) Satya Nadella
  
48Indian city ______ becomes first Indian city to be a member of the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Council and join its league of leading tourism cities across the world in Aug 2015.
 A) Bangalore
 B) Kochi
 C) Chennai
 D) Puduchery
  
49President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the 24th Saraswati Sammaan for the year 2014 to __________ in Aug 2015.
 A) Mallikarjun Kharge
 B) S. M. Krishna
 C) Dr. M Veerappa Moily
 D) None of These
  
50Sania Mirza was the only the ________ tennis player to be recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in Aug 2015.
 A) First
 B) Second
 C) Third
 D) Fourth

 
 
Answers:
41Ans) Raghavendra Gadagkar
42Ans) Goa Tourism
43Ans) 21.5%
44Ans) Kannada
45Ans) Google Inc
46Ans) 9-August
47Ans) Sundar Pichai
48Ans) Kochi
49Ans) Dr. M Veerappa Moily
50Ans) Second

 
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