Current Affairs August 2015 Quiz - 8

71Online property search portal __________ has acquired HomeBuy360, a unique cloud-based Sales Lifecycle Management Platform, for nearly USD 2 million in Aug 2015.
 A) Magicbricks.com
 B) Housing.com
 C) Commonfloor.com
 D) None of These
  
72Who World Championship Women-s title after winning the final of the World Badminton Championship in Jakarta in August 2015?
 A) Saina Nehawal
 B) Carolina Marin
 C) Lindaweni Fanetria
 D) None of These

 
73Who retained men's world champion title at the World Badminton Championships held in Jakarta in August?
 A) Lee Chong Wei
 B) Lin Dan
 C) Chen Long
 D) Li Xuerui
  
74India's _________ won the gold medal in the compound men's individual section in the Archery World Cup Stage 3 competition held in Poland in August 2015.
 A) Chekrovolu Swuro
 B) Tarundeep Rai
 C) Abhishek Verma
 D) Jayanta Talukdar
  
75Union Minister of State for Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), Shripad Naik has announced in Aug 2015 that the biggest AYUSH hospital will be set up in __________. This will be in line of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and will cater to 500 patients.
 A) Kanpur
 B) Nagpur
 C) Bangalore
 D) New Delhi
  
76"National Sports Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 21-August
 B) 29-August
 C) 23-August
 D) 27-August
  
77Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched an official twitter account of the which Indian monument in Aug 2015? With this, it has become the first historical monument in the world to get a twitter handle.
 A) Taj Mahal
 B) Kutub Minar
 C) Agra Fort
 D) Red Fort
  
78Former Cabinet Secretary, ___________ has been appointed as the Chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board in Aug 2015.
 A) Atul Chaturvedi
 B) Ajit Seth
 C) Rajiv Mehrishi
 D) Vijay Chhibber
  
79Which company has acquired Jojobera unit in Jharhkand and Sonadih in Chattisgarh of French-based Lafarge Group for nearly Rs. 5000 crore in Aug 2015?
 A) Birla Corporation
 B) ACC Cement
 C) Lafarge
 D) Jaypee Cement
  
80World-s largest bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles acquired majority stake in UK-based _________ for an undisclosed sum in Aug 2015 This is first overseas acquisition of Hero Cycle. Manchester-based Avocet is among top three players in bicycles, e-bikes, bicycle parts and accessories in the UK.
 A) Cycleurope
 B) Accell Group
 C) Avocet Sports
 D) Derby Cycle

 
 
Answers:
71Ans) Housing.com
72Ans) Carolina Marin
73Ans) Chen Long
74Ans) Abhishek Verma
75Ans) New Delhi
76Ans) 29-August
77Ans) Taj Mahal
78Ans) Ajit Seth
79Ans) Birla Corporation
80Ans) Avocet Sports

 
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