Current Affairs July 2016 Quiz - 7

61Which global celebrity has been ranked at highest in the list of the world-s highest-paid celebrities of 2016, as per an annual list published by Forbes in Jul 2016?
 A) Selena Gomez
 B) Justin Bieber
 C) Taylor Swift
 D) None of These
  
62Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has conferred the 51st Jnanpith Award on the famous writer _________ for his "outstanding contribution towards literature" in Jul 2016.
 A) Pannalal Patel
 B) Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari
 C) Bhalchandra Nemade
 D) Umashankar Joshi

63Which company acquired 100% stake of Lafarge India from Lafarge-Holcim for around USD 1.4 billion in Jul 2016?
 A) Jaypee
 B) Nirma
 C) Aditya Birla Group
 D) ACC
  
64India-s Index of industrial production (IIP) growth stood at ______ in May (announced in July 2016).
 A) 1.2%
 B) -0.4%
 C) -0.8%
 D) 2.8%
  
65National Broadcasting Day was observed on __________ across the country. It is on this day in 1927, the Indian Broadcasting Company started radio broadcasting from Bombay station.
 A) 21-July
 B) 23-July
 C) 25-July
 D) 18-July
  
66India's Retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at  ____________ in June 2016 (announced in July 2016).
 A) 4.83%
 B) 5.18%
 C) 5.77%
 D) 6.21%
  
67Who has been appointed as the Captain of Indian Hockey mens team for Rio Olympics in Jul 2016?. In Women's, Sushila Chanu will lead the team instead of former captain Ritu Rani.
 A) Sardara Singh
 B) Raghunath Vokkaliga
 C) P R Sreejesh
 D) Rupinder Pal Singh
  
68Who became Britain's prime minister in Jul 2016 after the nation voted for Brexit in previous month?
 A) David Cameron
 B) Boris Johnson
 C) Theresa May
 D) Nigel Farage
  
69Famous Historian ____________, author of -The Rise of the West- and -Plagues and People,- passed away in Jul 2016. He was 98.
 A) Brett Bowden
 B) David Christian
 C) William H McNeill
 D) Johan Goudsblom
  
70The Supreme Court has ordered the restoration of former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki's Congress government in _____________ in Jul 2016.
 A) Arunachal Pradesh
 B) Assam
 C) Uttarakhand
 D) Haryana

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
61Ans) Taylor Swift
62Ans) Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari
63Ans) Nirma
64Ans) 1.2%
65Ans) 23-July
66Ans) 5.77%
67Ans) P R Sreejesh
68Ans) Theresa May
69Ans) William H McNeill
70Ans) Arunachal Pradesh

 
 
 
 
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