Current Affairs August 2016 Quiz - 15

141Famous Actor _________ has been chosen for the Chevalier de L'Ordre Arts et Lettres (The Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government in Aug 2016.
 A) Kamal Hassan
 B) Amitabh Bachchan
 C) Shahrukh Khan
 D) None of These
  
142Indian domestic airline Vistara has roped in Bollywood actor ________ as its new brand ambassador in Aug 2016.
 A) Deepika Padukone
 B) Anushka Sharma
 C) Kangana Ranaut
 D) Priyanka Chopra

  
143Senior IAS officers __________ have been appointed as Joint Secretaries in PMO as part of recent reshuffle in Aug 2016.
 A) AK Mital and BP Singh
 B) Brajendra Navnit and V Sheshadri
 C) Brajendra Navnit and Sanjay Gupta
 D) V Sheshadri and Shankar Acharya
  
144The Kabaddi World Cup will be held in ___________ from 7th October to 22nd October.
 A) Gujarat
 B) Maharashtra
 C) Karnataka
 D) Kerala
  
145Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal announced ________ as Haryana's brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign in Aug 2016.
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Shakshi Malik
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Dipa Karmakar
  
146India is ranked _______ among the wealthiest countries in the world in terms of private wealth held by individuals.
 A) 5th
 B) 6th
 C) 7th
 D) 9th
  
147Which country is ranked at No 1 among the wealthiest countries in the world in terms of private wealth held by individuals?
 A) China
 B) USA
 C) Japan
 D) Germany
  
148Swedish Luxury carmaker Volvo Auto has appointed ________ as the new Chief Financial Officer and Jyoti Malhotra as the Director, Sales, Marketing and PR for India operations.
 A) SK Sharma
 B) Nalin Jain
 C) Subhanu Saxena
 D) Umang Vohra
  
149Mathrubhumi former editor _______ passed away. He was 86. He had a famous career in various capacities including Chief Sub-Editor, News Editor and Deputy Editor.
 A) K K Sreedharan Nair
 B) Siddharth Varadarajan
 C) N. Ravi
 D) None of These
  
150Which Indian is now the most followed Indian on social media site Twitter as per data on 31st Aug 2016?
 A) Narendra Modi
 B) A R Rehman
 C) Amitabh Bachchan
 D) Amir Khan

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) Kamal Haasan
142Ans) Deepika Padukone
143Ans) Brajendra Navnit and V Sheshadri
144Ans) Gujarat
145Ans) Sakshi Malik
146Ans) 7th
147Ans) USA
148Ans) Nalin Jain
149Ans) K K Sreedharan Nair
150Ans) Narendra Modi

 
 
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