Current Affairs August 2016 Quiz - 13

121Indian Wrestler _________ won the bronze medal in the Women's Freestyle 58kg category with a comeback victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Shakshi Malik
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Dipa Karmakar
  
122Central Leather Research Institute's (CLRI) Principal Scientist _________ was awarded the APJ Abdul Kalam Award in Aug 2016 for his meritorious service in the Higher Education Department of Tamil Nadu
 A) K N Vyas
 B) Shekar Basu
 C) P Shanmugam
 D) Kamlesh Nilkanth

123International Day of the World's Indigenous People was observed on ____________ with the theme Post 2015 Agenda: Ensuring indigenous peoples' health and well-being.
 A) 9-Aug
 B) 10-Aug
 C) 12-Aug
 D) 15-Aug
  
124Jamaican Sprinter Usain Bolt bid farwell to Olympics with ______ sprint Gold medals to his name.
 A) 7
 B) 8
 C) 9
 D) 12
  
125An Indian-American woman academic _______ will be inducted into the Texas Women's Hall of Fame for making significant contribution for the benefit of the US' second largest state
 A) Revathi Balakrishnan
 B) Deepa Fernandes
 C) Renu Khator
 D) Syma Chowdhry
  
126___________ has been appointed as new Governor of Reserve Bank of India as announced in Aug 2016.
 A) Raghuram Rajan
 B) Subir Gokarn
 C) Urjit Patel
 D) Arvind Subramanian
  
127Indian shuttler ________ created history by winning a silver medal in women's singles badminton event at Rio Olympics 2016. She is the first Indian female and first ever Indian shuttler to win an Olympic silver
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Shakshi Malik
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Dipa Karmakar
  
128Indian shuttler P V Sindhu created history by winning a silver medal in women's singles badminton event at Rio Olympics 2016. She is the _______ Indian to win a silver after Jogeswar Datta's Bronze in London Olympics was upgraded to Silver.
 A) third
 B) fourth
 C) fifth
 D) sixth
  
129The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland has banned wrestler _______ for four years after an appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
 A) Sushil Kumar
 B) Narsingh Yadav
 C) Vinesh Phogat
 D) Yogeshwar Dutt
  
130Indian government-s Tourism Ministry has decided to make ___________ the face of the Incredible India campaign in Aug 2016.
 A) Narendra Modi
 B) A R Rehman
 C) Amitabh Bachchan
 D) Amir Khan

 
 
 
 
Answers:
121Ans) Sakshi Malik
122Ans) P Shanmugam
123Ans) 9-Aug
124Ans) 9
125Ans) Renu Khator
126Ans) Urjit Patel
127Ans) P V Sindhu
128Ans) fifth
129Ans) Narsingh Yadav
130Ans) Narendra Modi

 
 
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