Current Affairs

CURRENT AFFAIRS (08.09.16)
  • 2016-09-07
CURRENT AFFAIRS (08.09.16)
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1.    Which of the following species of great apes has been recently declared as Critically Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature?

a)    Eastern Gorilla
b)    Bonobo
c)    Chimpanzee
d)    Mountain Gorilla

2.    Mother Teresa was recently proclaimed a Saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican. She was beatified, a first step towards canonisation, in which year?
a)    2003
b)    2004
c)    2000
d)    2001

3.    Who won the 2016 Italian Grand Prix?
a)    Lewis Hamilton
b)    Nico Rosberg
c)    Sebastian Vettel
d)    Daniel Ricciardo

4.    Which village became the first Wi-fi hotspot village in Haryana?
a)    Bahu-Jholri
b)    Rewari Khera
c)    Gumthala Garhu
d)    Thamber

5.   
 The Odisha Government recently launched Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana in which three districts of the state?
a)    Ganjam, Dhenkanal and Nayagarh
b)    Nayagarh, Dhenkanal and Angul
c)    Ganjam, Nayagarh and Angul
d)    Ganjam, Dhenkanal and Angul

6.    Who was recently appointed the Wrestling Director of the Rohtak University?
a)    Sushil Kumar
b)    Sakshi Malik
c)    Yogeshwar Dutt
d)    Vinesh Phogat

7.    Name the Assamese poet and author who won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2002 and died recently in September 2016?
a)    Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya
b)    Birendra Kumar
c)    Amaresh Datta
d)    Asanand Marmora

8.    Who was elected as the National President of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) for the year 2016-17?
a)    Ravi Wankhedkar
b)    R N Tandon
c)    K K Aggarwal
d)    Suyash Gupta

9.    
Which Indian Olympic gold medallist announced the retirement recently?
a)    Saina Nehwal
b)    Mary Kom
c)    Abhinav Bindra
d)    Vijender Singh

10.    When is the International Day of Charity observed globally?
a)    5 September
b)    16 November
c)    29 August
d)    30 October

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