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Current Affairs August

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Current Affairs August

August News Update

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, ‘People’s President’ and ‘Missile Man’ passes away

Earlier President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam passed away due to massive cardiac arrest in Shillong, Meghalaya. He was expansively praised as the ‘People’s President’ and the ‘Missile man’ of India. He was one of India’s most famous scientists.

1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon executed

Yakub Memon, who was condemned for the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, was hanged to death in the Nagpur jail in Maharashtra.

Dinanagar is the 3rd largest town of Punjab’s Gurdaspur district and suffered with the incident of a huge terrorist attack

Dinanagar is the town of Punjab’s Gurdaspur area came to news with the horrible occurrence of an vast terrorist attack taking place here resulting in the death of many persons.

Narendra Modi greets Pranab Mukherjee on completion of three years in office

Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, has admired an opposition elected official who called for Britain to make compensation to India for the harm done during 200 years of colonial rule in a speech at Oxford University.

Government bans entry of journalists, activists and film makers into jails

Entry of press, NGO activists and filmmakers into jails for writing statement or taking interviews has been banned by the government, except for under particular requests.

Rajesh Exports to foray gold mining

A Bengaluru based gold Jewellery Manufacturing Corporation Rajesh Exports Ltd (REL) purchased the world’s most important gold refining company Valcambi from US-based mining company Newmont Mining Corporation.

Indian hockey protector Gurbaj Singh in trouble for indiscipline

Senior Indian midfielder Gurbaj Singh’s disorderliness ways has concerned the awareness of Hockey India’s nine-member Special Committee. The committee started by Olympian Harbinder Singh, has written to Hockey India President Narinder Batra over his improper behavior.

Narendra Modi greets Pranab Mukherjee on completion of three years in office

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted President Pranab Mukherjee on achievement of three years in office and said the country has greatly benefited from his experience and wisdom.

Current Affairs Month Wise Updates

Current Affair Question & Answer

Q-1. On 27th July’15 in which city former President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away?

  1. Bengaluru
  2. Shillong
  3. Guwahati
  4. Imphal

Ans- 2

Q-2. For how many days Government has announced mourning throughout the country as a mark of respect to the former President APJ Abdul Kalam?

  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 7

Ans- 4

Q-3. In which district of Punjab terrorist attack took place on 27th July’15?

  1. Kapurthala
  2. Gurdaspur
  3. Pathankot
  4. Dinanagar

Ans- 2

Q-4. In which state High Court has permitted a transgender to participate in physical test for the post of Sub-Inspector?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Delhi

Ans- 4

Q-5. What position has been secured by India’s under-21 women hockey team at the Volvo Invitational tournament?

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. Fourth

Ans- 3

Q-6. What percent growth registered in Foreign Tourist Arrival in 2014 over 2013 and 2012 years?

  1. 7.46
  2. 7.1
  3. 7.68
  4. 10.2

Ans- 4

Q-7. Name the district located in Telangana state where a village recently came to news for discovery of numerous burial sites belonging to the Megalithic period?

  1. Guntur
  2. Medak
  3. Khammam
  4. Anantpur

Ans- 2

Q-8. For which rail link Union Government has sanctioned 1000 Crore rupees on 25th July’15?

  1. Indo-Pak Rail Link
  2. Indo-Bangladesh Rail Link
  3. Indo-Nepal Rail Link
  4. Indo-Myanmar Rail Link

Ans- 2

Q-9. Which FM Channel has been allowed on 26th July’15 by Delhi High Court to participate in Stage-III of FM auctions?

  1. Red FM
  2. Radio Mirchi
  3. Radio Mantra
  4. BIG FM

Ans- 1

Q-10. Name the athlete won the Tour de France 2015 on 26th July’15 to become the first Briton to won this most prestigious cycling championship twice?

  1. Chris Jade
  2. Chris Froome
  3. Nairo Quintana
  4. Alejandro Valverde

Ans- 2

Q-11. Who recently won 2015 British Grand Prix of F1?

  1. Sebastian Vettel
  2. Nico Roserberg
  3. Kimi Raikkonen
  4. Lewis Hamilton


Q-12. First MUDRA card under the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) scheme was launched by which bank on 4 July 2015?

  1. State Bank of India
  2. Corporation Bank
  3. Central Bank of India
  4. Union Bank of India

Ans- 2

Q-13. Which country on 5 July 2015 won Copa America football title 2015?

  1. Brazil
  2. Argentina
  3. Coloumbia
  4. Chile

Ans- 4

Q-14.  Union Government on 4 July 2015 released the first ever Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) after ___ years?

  1. 80
  2. 50
  3. 25
  4. 125

Ans- 1

Q-15.  Y K Sabharwal who passed away on 6 July 2015 was the former?

  1. CAG
  2. Chief Justice of Supreme Court
  3. Chief Election Commissioner
  4. Vice President of India

Ans- 2

Q-16. Hisao Tanaka, who resigned was CEO of which of the company?

  1. Toshiba
  2. Snapdeal
  3. Lenevo
  4. Sony

Ans- 1

Q-17.Who was appointed as CEO of Myntra?

  1. Ananth Narayanan
  2. Deep Kalra
  3. Dhruv Shringi
  4. Harish Bahl

Ans- 1

Q-18.Which of the following food organization recently partners with IRCTC to serve meals on train?

  1. McDonald
  2. KFC
  3. Subway
  4. None of the above

Ans- 2

Q-19. E.L. Doctorow ,an author Who recently passed away had authored which of the  following novel?

  1. Ragtim
  2. Sunset
  3. Billy Bathgate
  4. Both A and C

Ans- 4

Q-20. Which of the following mobile app’s feature is to provide the basic fundamental  of Indirect taxation?

  1. TOXO
  2. TAXA
  3. TAXN
  4. TGVST

Ans- 1

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