Current Affairs August 2016 Quiz - 9

81One of Pakistan's finest and legendary batsmen __________ passed away at the Aga Khan Hospital in Karachi today due to respiratory complications and congestion
 A) Fazal Mahmood
 B) Javed Miandad
 C) Hanif Mohammad
 D) Zaheer Abbas
  
82Chip Manufacturer __________ has acquired California-based deep learning startup Nervana Systems, in order to expand its business into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
 A) AMD
 B) Nvidia
 C) Intel
 D) None of These

83The Supreme Court has lifted its longtime ban on fresh registration of diesel cars and SUVs above 2000 CC engine capacity in Delhi and the National Capital Region on the condition that manufacturers and dealers pay to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) _______ of the showroom price of each car as environmental compensation charge (ECC) at the time of purchase
 A) 0.5%
 B) 1%
 C) 1.5%
 D) 2%
  
84Who has been ranked at 13th place in the world's 100 richest people in technology - the '100 Richest Tech Billionaires In The World 2016' list?
 A) NR Narayana Murthy
 B) Shiv Nadar
 C) Azim Premji
 D) Nandan Nilekani
  
85Who has been ranked at No 1 in the world's 100 richest people in technology - the '100 Richest Tech Billionaires In The World 2016' list?
 A) Larry Page
 B) Bill Gates
 C) Mark Zuckerberg
 D) Jeff Bezos
  
86Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has formed a new committee, headed by  ______________ to review the existing media policy for communicating the activities of the board and the income tax department to the public
 A) Tarun Ramadorai
 B) Gopal Mukherjee
 C) Ratan P Watal
 D) Sudharshan Sen
  
87Microsoft has appointed ______________ as new managing director of its India lab.
 A) Chandu Thekkath
 B) Sriram Rajamani
 C) Anant Maheshwari
 D) Dinesh Kumar Khara
  
88World Mosquito Day was observed on _________
 A) 19-Aug
 B) 20-Aug
 C) 12-Aug
 D) 15-Aug
  
89Argentina-s football star _____________ has reversed his retirement decision and said that he would continue to play for Argentina.
 A) Gonzalo Higuaín
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Sergio Agüero
 D) None of These
  
90__________ has become the first Indian state to ratify the Goods and Services Tax Constitutional Amendment Bill which was cleared by the Parliament only recently
 A) Goa
 B) Assam
 C) Maharashtra
 D) Bihar

 
 
 
 
Answers:
81Ans) Hanif Mohammad
82Ans) Intel
83Ans) 1%
84Ans) Azim Premji
85Ans) Bill Gates
86Ans) Gopal Mukherjee
87Ans) Sriram Rajamani
88Ans) 20-Aug
89Ans) Lionel Messi
90Ans) Assam

 
 
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