Current Affairs : August 2016:Set 2

Objective Current Affairs Questions

1. Which state became first to ratify, the Constitution Amendment Bill on GST?

2. In August 2016, Vijay Rupani sworn in as the new Chief Minister of:

3.Sprinter Usain Bolt who won Gold medal in 100 meters event at 2016 Rio Olympics belongs to which country?

4. Deepika Pallikal has won the PSA Australian Open held in Melbourne. She is related to which sport?

5. Which State Government launched Rhino horn verification process, for verifying rhino horns stored in various treasuries of Assam since 1980?

6. International Youth Day was observed on :

7. India’s first BIO-CNG plant inaugurated in:

8. Name the communications satellite launched by China that supposedly will be used for mobile communications?

9. What was celebrated on August 12, 2016 with the theme 'The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production' by the United Nations?

10. The Iron Lady of Manipur who ended her 16-year-long hunger strike for repealing of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 of Manipur:

11. The theme of 2016 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples observed on 9th August was:

12. India rank on 2016 World Risk Index.

13. Which State Police has made a Hindi feature film, 'Pratyavartan - The Home Coming' to target the youth most vulnerable to Maoists and that stars more than a dozen real-life cops including the state's former DGP?

14. The 8th BRICS Summit will be held in:

15. State in which a special pink colour envelop under speed post was launched by Justice Virender Singh with a purpose to expedite judicial process

16. First BRICS Film Festival will be hosted in September 2016 in

17. Which country has declared a state of emergency in August 2016 following the devastating earthquake which has claimed more than 260 lives?

18. Which Indian actress made her entry in the Forbes list of World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016?

19. India’s first textile university is being planned to be set up in which city?

20. Which Indian city will host the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in 2017?

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