Aug. 22 2016 quiz

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  • Question 1: Carolina Marin, who has won women’s badminton singles gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, is from... ? कैरोलिना मारिन जिस ने 2016 रियो ओलंपिक में महिला बैडमिंटन एकल का स्वर्ण पदक जीता, ___ से हैं ?
  • Explanation:Carolina Marin, a badminton player from Spain, has won women’s badminton singles gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics by defeating P V Sindhu. कैरोलिना मारिन, स्पेन से एक बैडमिंटन खिलाड़ी, महिलाओं की एकल बैडमिंटन खिलाड़ी पीवी सिंधू को हराकर 2016 रियो ओलंपिक में स्वर्ण पदक जीत लिया है।
  • Question 2: What is Mindulle ?मिनडुले क्या है?
  • Explanation:In Japan, typhoon Mindulle made landfall near Tateyama City in Chiba Prefecture south of Tokyo this afternoon. Officials at the Japan Meteorological Agency say the storm is moving northward, packing winds up to 108 kilometers per hour near its centre. Twelve people were injured as windstorms and torrential rain continued to batter the Kanto and Tokai regions. जापान की मौसम विज्ञान एजेंसी ने बताया कि शक्तिशाली तूफान मिनडुले के दोपहर तक यहां पहुंचने की आशंका है। ... जापान एयरलाइन ने बताया कि उसने 145 घरेलू उड़ानें रद की गयीं हैं इससे 26,910 यात्री प्रभावित हुए हैं,
  • Question 3: __ is hosting 2016 Youth Voters Festival ? 2016 युवा मतदाता महोत्सव __ में आयोजित किया जाएगा?
  • Explanation:As directed by the Election Commission of India, the Election Department in collaboration with government departments of the state and central government, partnering agencies and the educational institutions of Nagaland is trying to promote voter education and increase the electoral participation through voter registration and turnout, increase the qualitative participation in terms of ethical and informed voting, and provide a continuous electoral and democracy education to the people.2016 युवा मतदाता महोत्सव 5-9 सितंबर से नागालैंड में आयोजित किया जाएगा
  • Question 4: Who has been conferred with the prestigious Vyas Samman 2015?__ को प्रतिष्ठित व्यास सम्मान 2015 से सम्मानित किया गया है?
  • Explanation:Sunita Jain, Hindi scholar and writer, has been conferred with the prestigious 25th edition of Vyas Samman 2015 for her poetry collection Kshama West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi. The award, instituted by the K K Birla Foundation, carries a cash prize of Rs 2.50 lakh and is given annually to outstanding literary work in Hindi authored by an Indian citizen. प्रख्यात लेखिका सुनीता जैन को उनके काव्य संग्रह "क्षमा" के लिए बुधवार को साल 2015 का व्यास सम्मान प्रदान किया गया।
  • Question 5: New Governor of Punjab..पंजाब के नए राज्यपाल ..
  • Explanation:VP Singh Badnore took oath as the new Punjab Governor and also as Administrator of Chandigarh today. Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice SJ Vazifdar administered the oath of office and secrecy to Badnore at Punjab Raj Bhawan Chandigarh . Badnore, who belongs to Bhilwara in Rajasthan, was a four-time BJP legislator in the Rajasthan Assembly. He was a member of the 13th and 14th Lok Sabha from 1999-2004 and from 2004-09. In July 2010, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha. वीपी सिहं बडनोर को पंजाब का नया राज्यपाल नियुक्त किया गया है। वह राज्यपाल प्रो. कप्तान सिहं की जगह कार्यभार संभालेंगे।
  • Question 6: Who is the author of the book - The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History ? दा ओशन ऑफ चर्न: हाउ दा इंडियन ओशन शेप्ड ह्यूमन हिस्टरी ? - पुस्तक के लेखक कौन है?
  • Explanation:Book is a journey of Indian Ocean through medieval geopolitics and eyewitness accounts of long-lost cities to the latest genetic discoveries about human origins,bringing alive a region that has defined civilization from the very beginning.
  • Question 7: What is the India’s rank in terms of fixed broadband adoption, as per the latest report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)?एशिया और प्रशांत (ईएससीएपी) के लिए संयुक्त राष्ट्र आर्थिक और सामाजिक आयोग की हालिया रिपोर्ट के अनुसार फिक्स्ड ब्रॉडबैंड के मामले में भारत की रैंक क्या है?
  • Explanation:India ranks a low 39th in terms of fixed broadband adoption among Asia Pacific countries, with just 1.3 per cent of its citizens subscribing to such a service in 2015, according to a study by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). India ranks lower than countries such as Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in ESCAP countries in 2015.
  • Question 8: iMobile SmartKeys mobile app has been launched by which of the following banks?iMobile SmartKeys मोबाइल एप्लिकेशन __ के द्वारा शुरू किया गया है?
  • Explanation:To make mobile payments easier, ICICI Bank has launched a payment service using a smartphone keyboard named ‘iMobile SmartKeys’. Users will be able to make quick and secure payments on any mobile application, including chat, messenger, email, games or search browser, without having to exit their current application on their smartphone. This reduces the time taken by customers having to switch tabs or applications within their smartphone to access the bank’s application iMobile. This solution was developed by one of the winners of the bank’s app developing competition. Customers can transfer money to their registered beneficiaries, pay their utility bills and recharge their mobile numbers.
  • Question 9: Which state gives Rani Laxmi Bai Award ?___ राज्य रानी लक्ष्मी बाई पुरस्कार देता है?
  • Explanation:The Uttar Pradesh government will honour Sakshi Malik, the first Indian woman wrestler to win a medal in 2016 Rio Olympics, with the coveted Rani Laxmi Bai award. The award consists of a bronze statue of Rani Laxmi Bai, a scroll and a cash reward of Rs 3.11 lakh and is given to meritorious sportspersons who excel at national/international level. उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार ने साक्षी मलिक, प्रतिष्ठित रानी लक्ष्मी बाई पुरस्कार के साथ 2016 रियो ओलंपिक में पदक जीतने के लिए, पहली भारतीय महिला पहलवान का सम्मान करेंगे।
  • Question 10: Capital of Myanmar ? म्यांमार की राजधानी क्या है ?
  • Explanation:External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar and will hold discussions with Aung San Suu Kyi. She will also meet the top leadership of the country. She would be aiming to strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of Act East Policy. म्यांमार में आंग सान सू की के 'नेशनल लीग फॉर डेमोक्रेसी (एनएलडी)' की सत्ता आने के बाद से भाारत की ओर से यह पहला उच्चस्तरीय दौरा है जिसके तहत विदेश मंत्री सुषमा स्वराज सोमवार को म्यांमार पहुंची।