Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz - 7

61Who was elected as the Chairman of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) in Aug 2015? Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is the Asia-s largest milk cooperative and apex marketing body comprising 17 dairy unions of Gujarat.
 A) Jethabhai Patel
 B) Vipul Chaudhary
 C) B M Vyas
 D) None of These
  
62Global beverage maker Coca-Cola India has roped in former Indian Cricket team captain ____________ as its social ambassador in Aug 2015 for a three-year deal ending in 2017.
 A) M S Dhoni
 B) Sachin Tendulkar
 C) Rahul Dravid
 D) Sourav Ganguly

 
63Bollywood star __________ was appointed as the tiger ambassador of Maharashtra in Aug 2015. He will promote eco-tourism, especially tiger tourism in Maharashtra of the state as its tiger ambassador.
 A) Amitabh Bachchan
 B) Anupam Kher
 C) Amir Khan
 D) Shahrukh Khan
  
64Industrialist OP Munjal, Chairman Emeritus and one of the founders of the ___________, passed away in Aug 2015 after brief illness.
 A) Bajaj Group
 B) Hero Group
 C) TVS Group
 D) Kinetic Group
  
65India's trade deficit stood at __________ in July 2015 (announced in Aug 2015) while exports dropped by 10.3% in the same month.
 A) USD 9.45 billion
 B) USD 10.8 billion
 C) USD 12.81 billion
 D) USD 13.86 billion
  
66"Photography Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 21-August
 B) 16-August
 C) 19-August
 D) 18-August
  
67India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at _______ in July 2015 (announced in Aug 2015).
 A) -2.4%
 B) -0.39%
 C) -4.05%
 D) -2.65%
  
68Union Government-s Pratyaksha Hastaantarit Laabh (PAHAL) scheme has been acknowledged as the world-s largest cash transfer program (households) by the Guinness Book of World Records. The scheme was formally launched by which ministry?
 A) Union Ministry of HRD
 B) Union Ministry of Rural Development
 C) Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
 D) None of These
  
69President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed former IAS officer __________ as an Election Commissioner (EC) in the Election Commission of India (ECI) in Aug 2015.
 A) Atul Chaturvedi
 B) Ajit Seth
 C) Om Prakash Rawat
 D) Vijay Chhibber
  
70Who was appointed as the MD and CEO of IDBI Bank in Aug 2015?
 A) Rakesh Sharma
 B) Kishore Kharat Piraji
 C) P S jayakumar
 D) MO Rego

 
 
Answers:
61Ans) Jethabhai Patel
62Ans) Sourav Ganguly
63Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
64Ans) Hero Group
65Ans) USD 12.81 billion
66Ans) 19-August
67Ans) (-) 4.05%
68Ans) Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
69Ans) Om Prakash Rawat
70Ans) Kishore Kharat Piraji

 
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