Current Affairs August 2016 Quiz - 16

151Bollywood actress __________ has been ranked in the list of top 10 highest paid actress as per Forbes latest list published in Aug 2016. Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has topped the list for the second time in a row.
 A) Deepika Padukone
 B) Anushka Sharma
 C) Kangana Ranaut
 D) Priyanka Chopra
  
152Which hollywood actress has topped the list of top 10 highest paid actress as per Forbes latest list published in Aug 2016?
 A) Scarlett Johansson
 B) Jennifer Lawrence
 C) Jennifer Garner
 D) Miley Cyrus

153The US has nominated ________- to be the World Bank President for a second term.
 A) Jim Yong Kim
 B) Robert Zoellick
 C) Paul Farmer
 D) Sri Mulyani Indrawati
  
154Who has named as the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the second time in Aug 2016?
 A) ntoine Griezmann
 B) Gareth Bale
 C) Lionel Messi
 D) Cristiano Ronaldo
  
155Sri Lanka's _______ has announced his retirement from international cricket after the ongoing limited overs series against Australia.
 A) Angelo Mathews
 B) Mahela Jayawardene
 C) Kumar Sangakkara
 D) Tillakaratne Dilshan
  
156India has been ranked at _______ position as per World Risk Report 2016, published by the UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Bundnis Entwicklung Hilft in Aug 2016.
 A) 58th
 B) 67th
 C) 77th
 D) 81st
  
157Which country has been ranked at No 1 position as per World Risk Report 2016, published by the UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Bundnis Entwicklung Hilft?
 A) UK
 B) USA
 C) Island state of Vanuatu
 D) Germany
  
158The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has set up a committee, headed by ______, to consider incentives such as cash back schemes and tax rebates for promoting card and digital payments in a step towards discouraging cash transactions.
 A) Tarun Ramadorai
 B) Gopal Mukherjee
 C) Ratan P Watal
 D) Sudharshan Sen
  
159Who was conferred the first IEI-IEEE Award for engineering excellence 2015 (announced in Aug 2016)?
 A) K N Vyas
 B) Shekar Basu
 C) R. P. Raju
 D) G. Satheesh Reddy
  
160Urjit Patel has been appointed as new Governor of Reserve Bank of India as announced today. He will be India's _______ RBI Governor.
 A) 22nd
 B) 23rd
 C) 24th
 D) 25th

 
 
 
 
Answers:
151Ans) Deepika Padukone
152Ans) Jennifer Lawrence
153Ans) Jim Yong Kim
154Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
155Ans) Tillakaratne Dilshan
156Ans) 77th
157Ans) Island state of Vanuatu
158Ans) Ratan P Watal
159Ans) G. Satheesh Reddy
160Ans) 24th

 
 
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