Current Affairs

CURRENT AFFAIRS (09-08-2017)
  • 2016-07-08
CURRENT AFFAIRS (09-08-2017)
 SSC 

1.  Who of the following became the first Indigenous woman to be elected to the House of Representatives of Parliament of Australia?
a)    Neville Bonner
b)    Aden Ridgeway
c)    Linda Burney
d)    Joanna Lindgren

2.    What was the theme of the 2016 BRICS Youth Summit that was held from 1 to 3 July 2016 in Guwahati, Assam?
a)    Youth as bridge for Intra-BRICS Exchanges
b)    Connecting Youth of BRICS
c)    Learn to bridge the Gap
d)    BRICS and Gap within Youth 

3.    Name the Indian badminton player who won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Singles title.
a)    B Sai Praneeth
b)    B Sumeeth Reddy
c)    Manu Attri
d)    None of the above

4.    Who won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Doubles title?
a)    Adrian Liu and Toby Ng
b)    Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy
c)    Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen
d)    None of the above

5.    Name the politician who served as the Prime Minister of France from 1988 to 1991 who died recently.
a)    Francois Mitterrand
b)    Alexandre Ribot
c)    Michel Rocard
d)    Raymond Barre

6.  Who recently took over as the Director of ISRO Inertial Systems Unit?
a)    Madhavan Nair
b)    Madhav Dhekane
c)    Shailesh Nayak
d)    None of the above

7.    Name the Indian javeline thrower who set a new national record at the 56th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships.
a)    Suman Devi
b)    Sharmila Kumari
c)    Annu Rani
d)    None of the above

8.    Name the Indian port that became first port in India to implement logistics data tagging of containers.
a)    Paradip Port
b)    Mormugao Port
c)    Tuticorin Port
d)    Jawaharlal Nehru Port

9.    Name the first actress to play the role of Lois Lane in Superman who died recently.
a)    Noel Neill
b)    Claudette Colbert
c)    Barbara Stanwyck
d)    Jane Wyman

10.    Name the footballer who recently was conferred Shan-E-Mohammedan.
a)    Mohammed Salim
b)    Prasun Banerjee
c)    Subrata Paul
d)    Bhaichung Bhutia

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