Current Affairs August 2016 Quiz - 1

1Ride-hailing firm Uber announced merger of its China operations with bigger rival _______ in a USD 35 billion deal to end competition between the two entities.
 A) Didi Chuxing
 B) Ola
 C) Taxi4Sure
 D) None of These
  
24 sports persons were awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2016. Who in the list is not among them?
 A) P.V. Sindhu
 B) Abninav Bindra
 C) Dipa Karmakar
 D) Sakshi Malik

3Skydiver _________ created Guinness world record after becoming the first person to jump from a height of 25,000 feet without a parachute, landing in a net in southern California
 A) Gary Connery
 B) Felix Baumgartner
 C) Luke Aikins
 D) Joseph Kittinger
  
4The Reserve Bank of India has kept repo rate unchanged at  ________ during its thurd bi-monthly monetary policy review meeting for fiscal year 2016-17 in August 2016.
 A) 7%
 B) 6.25%
 C) 6.5%
 D) 6%
  
5Who won the 2016 German Grand Prix Formula One title held in Aug 2016?
 A) Nico Rosberg
 B) Lewis Hamilton
 C) Sebastian Vettel
 D) Daniel Ricciardo
  
6Which country will host the Kabaddi World Cup in October this year.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Bangladesh
 D) Sri Lanka
  
7Dipa Karmakar was awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2016. She belongs to which Discipline?
 A) Wrestling
 B) Badminton
 C) Gymnastics
 D) Shooting
  
8"Hiroshima Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 8-August
 B) 6-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 18-August
  
9Cipla has appointed ____________ as its global chief financial officer (CFO)
 A) Dilip Rath
 B) Kedar Upadhye
 C) T Nandakumar
 D) Srinivasan K Swamy
  
10Who took over as the chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).
 A) Dilip Rath
 B) Kedar Upadhye
 C) T Nandakumar
 D) Srinivasan K Swamy

 
 
 
 
Answers:
1Ans) Didi Chuxing
2Ans) Abninav Bindra
3Ans) Luke Aikins
4Ans) 6.5%
5Ans) Lewis Hamilton
6Ans) India
7Ans) Gymnastics
8Ans) 6-Aug
9Ans) Kedar Upadhye
10Ans) Dilip Rath

 
 
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