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31st August 2016 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

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Current Affairs Questions on 31st August 2016 :
Velankanni festival is held in which Indian state ?
A. Kerala
B. Rajasthan
C. Telangana
D. Tamilnadu
Answer: D
Explanation: The world famous Velankanni our lady of health basilica annual feast has started on August 29, 2016 at Vellankan shrine, near Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. In the 10-day long festival, lakhs of devotees are expected to throng the shrine.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

What does LEMOA stand for in the context of defence logistics?
A. Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement
B. Labour Exchange Memorandum of Agreement
C. Living Exchange Military Agreement
D. None of above
Answer: A
Explanation: India and the United States signed a logistics pact on 29th August during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit to the American nation. LEMOA stands for Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement, a tweaked Indian specific version of the Logistics Support Agreement which the US has with several nations that have close military to military cooperation.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

The 2016 BRICS Convention on Tourism will be hosted by which state of India?
A. Rajasthan
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Kerala
D. Karnataka
Answer: B
Explanation: The 2016 BRICS Convention on Tourism will be held at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh from September 1 to promote intra-regional tourism. The 2- day event will consists of inter- Governmental exchange of views and ideas, panel discussions on technology, innovation in Tourism, and cooperation between the BRICS countries for promoting intra-regional tourism  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Supreme Court sets aside Singur land acquisition on 31st August in which state ?
A. Rajasthan
B. Gujarat
C. West Bengal
D. Bihar
Answer: C
Explanation: Supreme Court on 31st August 2016 sets aside Calcutta HC order upholding the land acquisition for Tata's Nano plant at Singur in West Bengal.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which high-level committee has been constituted by the Indian Navy to find out extent of Scorpene Submarine data leak?
A. Dhingra committee
B. Ashok Kumar committee
C. Gautam Das committee
D. Sunil Lanba committee
Answer: B
Explanation: Indian Navy has set-up a high level committee to find out the extent of Scorpene submarine data leak and the damage to the Navy.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

India first-quarter growth in FY2016-17 was ------- % as per CSO ?
A. 7.1%
B. 8.1%
C. 7.6%
D. 7.5%
Answer: A
Explanation: India’s economic growth slowed down to 7.1% in the first quarter (April-June) of the fiscal year 2016-17 from 7.9% in the preceding March quarter as agriculture, mining and construction sectors saw lower growth while front-loading of government expenditure increased services sector growth.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK
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