Current Affairs & General Knowledge Questions – 07 July 2016
1. Name the first Indian Gymnast,Who bagged ” world class Gymnast “Award by Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG)?
Ans. Dipa Karmakar
2.India’s rank in 2016 networked Readiness Index released by WEF (World Economic Forum)?
Ans. 91st (topped : Singapore)
3.Name the service,Which was launched SBI for a social media banking platform for Facebook and Twitter
Ans. SBI Mingle
4.Union govt. constituted a committee to examine the feasibility and desirability of new financial year.Who is the head of committee?
Ans. Shankar Acharya
5.Which country has inducted its largest indigenously-built transport aircraft, named as Y-20?
6.Where is the Head Quaters of International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)?
Ans. Washington D C
7.Name the Writer, Who won the ‘ 2016 Caine Prize ‘ for his story ‘ Memeories we Lost’?
Ans. Lidudumalingani Mqombothi (South Africa)
8.Who has been appointed new Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh?
Ans. Deepak Singhal
9.Name the cricketer, Who has set a Guinness World Record for the highest catch of a cricket ball?
Ans. Nasser Hussain (Former England Captain)
10.Which country has surpassed Saudi Arabia & Russia as the global leader in oil reserves?
Ans. United States (US)
11.Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti inaugurated what number of projects under the Namami Gange Programme?
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