Current Affairs July 2016 Quiz - 8

71Indian Navy has commissioned ___________, an independent base of Marine Commandos (MARCOS) at Bheemunipatanam Naval Base in Visakhapatnam in Jul 2016.
 A) INS Virat
 B) INS Krishna
 C) INS Karna
 D) None of These
72Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Jute Corporation of India Limited effective from 2nd July?
 A) K V R Murthy
 B) Sohini Rajola
 C) Sanjeev Kumar
 D) Sarvita Sethi

73Which bank has acquired Tamil Nadu-headquartered microfinance institution Grama Vidiyal in an all-cash deal in Jul 2016?
 A) ICICI Bank
 B) IDBI Bank
 C) IDFC Bank
 D) HDFC Bank
74The Central Government has launched -Operation Sankat Mochan- to evacuate the Indians from __________ by using two C17 aircraft of Indian Air Force in Jul 2016.
 A) Saudi Arabia
 B) South Sudan
 C) Libya
 D) Iraq
75India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at  ____________ in June 2016 (announced in Jul 2016).
 A) 0.79%
 B) 1.62%
 C) (-) 0.85%
 D) 0.15%
76Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), an ambitious intelligence gathering mechanism conceived in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, in July 2016?
 A) Guruprasad Mohapatra
 B) Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi
 C) Sanjay Gupta
 D) Ashok Patnaik
77The Central Government has formed a high level committee, headed by Chief Economic Adviser ____________, in Jul 2016 to review the minimum support price (MSP) and bonus for pulses.
 A) Urjit Patel
 B) Arvind Subramanian
 C) Sujoy Bose
 D) R Gandhi
78Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for a five-year term in Jul 2016?
 A) Guruprasad Mohapatra
 B) Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi
 C) Sanjay Gupta
 D) Ashok Patnaik
79India-s total exports jumped by 1.27% in June compared to same month last year to USD 22.57 billion. India's trade deficit stood at __________ in Jun 2016 (announced in Jul 2016).
 A) USD 8.1 billion
 B) USD 6.54 billion
 C) USD 9.47 billion
 D) USD 5.07 billion
80The cabinet committee on Economic Affairs has approved the disinvestment of _________ paid-up equity in NBCC India Ltd. from government's 90% share-holding in Jul 2016 which aims to raise around Rs 1,700 crore.
 A) 5%
 B) 10%
 C) 15%
 D) 20%

71Ans) INS Karna
72Ans) K V R Murthy
73Ans) IDFC Bank
74Ans) South Sudan
75Ans) 1.62%
76Ans) Ashok Patnaik
77Ans) Arvind Subramanian
78Ans) Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi
79Ans) USD 8.1 billion
80Ans) 15%

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