Current Affairs September 2015 Quiz - 8

71India-s Sania Mirza and her doubles partner _____________ defeated Aussie-Kazakh team of Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova by 6-3, 6-3 in the Final to win the Doubles title at the US Open in Sep 2015.
 A) Monica Seles
 B) Martina Navratilova
 C) Martina Hingis
 D) None of These
  
72"Alzheimer-s Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 21-Sep
 B) 16-Sep
 C) 19-Sep
 D) 24-Sep

 
73Australia will get its fifth prime minister in eight years after the ruling Liberal Party selected _________ as new Prime Minister in Sep 2015.
 A) Tony Abbott
 B) Julie Bishop
 C) Malcolm Turnbull
 D) Bill Shorten
  
74Who  won the US Open Men's Singles trophy held in Sep 2015?
 A) Roger Federer
 B) Novak Djokovic
 C) Andy Murray
 D) Rafael Nadal
  
75Hindi Divas or Hindi Daywas observed on _______________ 2015 across India to promote the language and show its importance of Hindi as a language.
 A) 14-Sep
 B) 12-Sep
 C) 16-Sep
 D) 10-Sep
  
76Who took over as the new Managing Director and CEO of Petronet LNG Ltd, India-s biggest liquefied natural gas importer, in Sep 2015?
 A) A K Balyan
 B) Krishnan Balakrishnan
 C) Prabhat Kumar Singh
 D) Zayn Khan
  
77Who was unanimously elected as the new chairman of the Press Trust of India (PTI) in Sep 2015. He is the Managing Director of Bombay Smachar, which is the oldest continuously-published newspaper in India from 1855.
 A) Stuti Narain Kacker
 B) Mohan Gupta
 C) Hormusji N Cama
 D) Raghav Chandra
 
78Which Indian woman business leader secured first place in a list of most powerful women in Asia-Pacific published by the global business magazine Fortunein Sep 2015?
 A) Arundhati Bhattacharya
 B) Shikha Sharma
 C) Chanda Kochhar
 D) Naina Lal Kidwai
  
79Famous ____________, Kalamandalam Sathyabhama passed away in Palakkad district of Kerala in Sep 2015. She was awarded with the Padma Shri award by Indian government in 2014 and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardin 1994.
 A) Actress
 B) Classical dancer
 C) Singer
 D) None of These
  
80India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP), the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in July 2015 (published in Sep 2015).
 A) -0.5%
 B) 2.6%
 C) 4.2%
 D) 3.8%

 
 
 
 
Answers:
71Ans) Martina Hingis
72Ans) 21-Sep
73Ans) Malcolm Turnbull
74Ans) Novak Djokovic
75Ans) 14-sep
76Ans) Prabhat Kumar Singh
77Ans) Hormusji N Cama
78Ans) Chanda Kochhar
79Ans) Classical dancer
80Ans) 4.2%

 
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