Current Affairs August 2016 Quiz - 18

171National Sports Day was observed on __________ 2016 across the nation to mark the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand.
 A) 21-Aug
 B) 23-Aug
 C) 29-Aug
 D) 31-Aug
  
172Indian multi-national conglomerate Larsen & Toubro-s group has named __________ as the Managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) with effective from 1st October.
 A) SK Sharma
 B) Nalin Jain
 C) S N Subrahmanyan
 D) Umang Vohra

173Indian wrestler ________'s bronze medal from the London Olympics has been upgraded to silver after second-place finisher late Besik Kudukhov of Russia was stripped off his medal for failing a dope test
 A) Sushil Kumar
 B) Narsingh Pancham Yadav
 C) Vinesh Phogat
 D) Yogeshwar Dutt
  
174________ cricket team created a world record of highest ODI score of 444 runs in Aug 2016.
 A) England
 B) Australia
 C) Pakistan
 D) West Indies
  
175India's economic growth lost some momentum in the June quarter GDP growth dropped to ________ due to slowdown in agriculture, mining and construction activity
 A) 6.85%
 B) 7.1%
 C) 7.5%
 D) 7.9%
  
176India jumped 19 places in the Logistics Performance Index to rank ______ in this year-s list, published by the World Bank. The list is topped by Germany.
 A) 28th
 B) 35th
 C) 40th
 D) 42nd
  
177Which country topped as per the Logistics Performance Index published by the World Bank?
 A) UK
 B) Germany
 C) USA
 D) France
  
178________ becomes the first state in the country to have implemented Public Fund Management System (PFMS).
 A) Gujarat
 B) Maharashtra
 C) Jharkhand
 D) Kerala
  
179Which Olympic medallist _________ to be appointed as brand ambassador of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force).
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Shakshi Malik
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Dipa Karmakar
  
180Dogri writer ________ was awarded with the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015 for her autobiography 'Chitt-Chete' in Dogri language.
 A) Madan Mohan Sharma
 B) Padma Sachdev
 C) Krishna Smailpuri
 D) Kehri Singh `Madhukar'

 
 
 
 
Answers:
171Ans) 29-Aug
172Ans) S N Subrahmanyan
173Ans) Yogeshwar Dutt
174Ans) England
175Ans) 7.1%
176Ans) 35th
177Ans) Germany
178Ans) Jharkhand
179Ans) PV Sindhu
180Ans) Padma Sachdev

 
 
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