Current Affairs Updates for CGL Exam 2016 2017 Online Quiz

Person who will head the high-level committee constituted by Union Finance Ministry in August 2016 to suggest steps to promote card payments- Ratan P Watal

• India’s rank in the World Risk Index 2016 by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security- 77th Rank

• Country that topped the World Risk Index 2016 published by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security- Vanuatu

• Person appointed as the President of India Bullion and Jewellers Association in August 2016-Mukesh Mehta

• International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed globally on- 29 August

• Person appointed as the CEO of Sheth Creators, a real estate company of Nusli Wadia-led Wadia Group- Bharat Dhuppar

Marine National Monument off Hawaii that was expanded by President Obama to turn up to be world’s largest marine reserve is – Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

• Budget at which the Maharashtra’s ambitious Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project will be developed that was unveiled by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is – 46000-crore rupee

• Scientists in Japan studying earthquakes have detected a rare deep-Earth tremor, known as –S wave microseism

• The train who’s twelve coaches derailed between Aluva and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam district is – Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Express

• The state that launched the 108 mobile app for immediate and easy facility of the National Ambulance Service is – Himachal Pradesh

1.Bombay High Court on 26 August 2016 ruled that women should be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum of a Dargah set in the heart of Mumbai. Name the Dargah.
a)    Syed Qadar Shah Vali Dargah
b)    Hazrat Baba Fakhruddin Pir
c)    Jangli Peer Dargah
d)    Haji Ali DargahA

 Answer : Haji Ali DargahA

2.   Who of the following topped the Forbes list of world’s highest paid actors of 2016?
a)    Tom Cruis
b)    Matt Damon
c)    Dwayne Johnson
d)    Jackie Chan

Answer : Dwayne Johnson

3.  Authorities of which country seized 650 critically endangered pangolins from a freezer?
a)    Indonesia
b)    China
c)    Malay Peninsula
d)    Nepal

Answer : Indonesia

4. Who will head the high-level committee constituted by Union Finance Ministry in August 2016 to suggest steps to promote card payments?
a) Ratan P Watal
b) Prabhas Kumar Jha
c) Ashok Lavasa
d) Shashi Arora

Answer : Ratan P Watal

5. Name the sounding rocket that was used to launch the Supersonic Combustion Ramjet engine, called Scramjet by ISRO.
a) RH-560-MK-II
b) RH-200
c) ATV02
d) RH-300-Mk-II

Answer : ATV02

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