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9th August 2016 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

9th August 2016 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions : Current Affairs for August 2016 ,  Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for In...

8th August 2016 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

8th August 2016 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2016Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 8th August 2016 :
What is the theme of the 2016 Rio Olympics?
A. Play for Peace
B. World peace and Environment
C. Live sports, live freedom
D. Live the Dream and Freedom
Answer: B
Explanation: The theme of the 2016 Rio Olympics is “World peace and Environment”. It is the 31st edition of Summer Olympic Games, which has recently started at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 and will be continue till August 21, 2016.  Check More details at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

RBI constituted a committee to look at facets of household finance in India chaired by which individual?
A. Raghuram Rajan
B. Tarun Ramadorai
C. Ram Jethmalani
D. Tarun Patel
Answer: B
Explanation: RBI on 4th August 2016 constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Tarun Ramadorai, Professor of Financial Economics, University of Oxford.  Check More details at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Health Minister launches MAA programme recently. MAA Stands for ---- ?
A. My Absolute Affection
B. Mothers Absolute Affection
C. Mothers Absolute Affect
D. Mothers And Affection
Answer: B
Explanation: J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare on 8th August launches MAA (Mothers Absolute Affection), a flagship programme to ensure adequate awareness is generated among masses, especially mothers, on the benefits of breastfeeding.  Check More details at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre?
A. Saina Nehwal
B. Deepika Kumari
C. Dipa Karmakar
D. Lakshmi Devi
Answer: C
Explanation: Dipa Karmakar, India's first female gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, scored 14.850 in two attempts to secure a spot in the finals and finished eighth in the Rio 2016 qualifying event.  Check More details at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

In which country over 60 killed in blast at hospital on 8th August ?
A. Bangladesh
B. Iraq
C. Pakistan
B. Iran
Answe: C
Explanation: In a blast at hospital on 8th August in Pakistan at least 60 people, mostly lawyers, were killed and over 100 others injured in a suspected suicide attack followed by gunfire. Check More details at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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