August 2016: Current Affairs Questions


1. Which Indian state will host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup?



2. Dr. Najma Heptulla was sworn-in as the 18th Governor of:



3. World’s first self-driving taxi service was launched in :



4.Which footballer has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the year 2015-16?



5.Name the Indian wrestler who was named as Haryana’s brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign in Haryana:


6.Which is the special Bengali radio channel launched by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee recently targeted at the Bengali-speaking audience of India and Bangladesh?


7.Which Indian became the first state in the country to launch DNA Index System (DIS) for DNA (Deoxyribonucleac acid) profiling of criminals?


8.Name the hindi writer conferred with Vyas Samman 2015?



9. 2016 Dhyan Chand Award winner Rajendra Prahlad Shelke is related to which sports:



10. 2016 Arjuna Award winner Soumyajith Ghosh is related to which sport?



11. Which popular Tamil Actor was selected by France for its prestigious Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres. It is also known as Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2016?



12.World's largest and longest Glass bridge was opened in:



13.Who will succeed Raghuram Rajan as 24th Governor of RBI?



14.Who became the first athlete to win 9 gold medals in sprinting events of Olympics?



15. The theme of World Humanitarian Day observed on 19 August 2016 was"



16.Name the Indian shuttler who won the silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at 2016 Rio Olympics?


17. India's rank in 2016 Global Innovation Index:



18.Which music maestro was honoured with Tamil Ratna Award by the America Tamil Sangam?



19. Which country launched the World's first Quantum Communication Satellite?



20. India’s first facility to produce nickel was launched by the Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) at its Indian Copper Complex (ICC) at:




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