Current Affairs August 2016 Quiz - 3

21Translator and artist ________ has been awarded with the 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants for her English translation of Hindi novel Simsim by Geet Chaturvedi.
 A) Jhumpa Lahiri
 B) Anita Gopalan
 C) Alamgir Hashmi
 D) Kiran Desai
  
22Confectionery major Mondelez International has appointed _________ as Managing Director of its India operation.
 A) Chandramouli Venkatesan
 B) Deepak Iyer
 C) T Nandakumar
 D) Srinivasan K Swamy

23Who has been elected as Prime Minister of Nepal in Aug 2016?
 A) K P Oli
 B) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
 C) Sushil Koirala
 D) Madhav Kumar Nepal
  
24The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its thurd bi-monthly monetary policy review meeting for fiscal year 2016-17 in August 2016.
 A) 5%
 B) 4.5%
 C) 4.25%
 D) 4%
  
25Bishweshwar Nandi was awarded with Dronacharya Award 2016. He belongs to which Discipline?
 A) Wrestling
 B) Badminton
 C) Gymnastics
 D) Shooting
  
26Egyptian-born Nobel-winning scientist Ahmed Zewail passed away in the United States recently. He was 70. He won the Nobel ________ Prize in 1999.
 A) Chemistry
 B) Physics
 C) Medicine
 D) Economics
  
27Gujarat Chief Minister ____________ has announced her decision to quit in Aug 2016.
 A) Nitinbhai Patel
 B) Anandiben Patel
 C) Vijay Rupani
 D) Amit Shah
  
28"World Senior Citizen-s Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 8-August
 B) 6-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 18-August
  
29India-s Cricket body BCCI has appointed former SC judge ________ as the head of a 4-member legal panel to help to implement reforms proposed by the Justice Lodha Committee.
 A) Rajendra Mal Lodha
 B) Markandey Katju
 C) T. S. Thakur
 D) H. L. Dattu
  
30Satti Geetha was awarded with Dhyan Chand Award 2016. She belongs to which Discipline?
 A) Wrestling
 B) Athletics
 C) Gymnastics
 D) Shooting

 
 
 
 
Answers:
21Ans) Anita Gopalan
22Ans) Deepak Iyer
23Ans) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
24Ans) 4%
25Ans) Gymnastics
26Ans) Chemistry
27Ans) Anandiben Patel
28Ans) 8-Aug
29Ans) Markandey Katju
30Ans) Athletics

 
 
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