Current Affairs August 2016 and TNPSC Group IV Model Question

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7th August is celebrated as which important day?

(a) National Youth Day
(b) National Handloom Day
(c) National Defence Day
(d) National Sports Day
Ans. (b)7th August is celebrated as National Handloom Day

Who will be the flag bearer for India in the 2016 Olympic Games?

(a) Saina Nehwal

(b) Sania Mirza

(c) Abhinav Bindra

(d) Dipa Karmakar

 

Who is the newly elected PM of Nepal?
(a) Khil Raj Regmi
(b) Khadga Prasad Oli
(c) Baburam Bhattarai
(d) Pushpa Kamal Dahal

 

The South China Sea rivalry is a torpedo between:
(a) China and India
(b) China and Japan
(c) China and USA
(d) China and USSR

 

Which of the following is a new concept in the East China Sea sovereignty claim?
(a) Missiles
(b) IT – driven warfare
(c) Naval combat
(d) Aerial patrol

 

Consider the following statements about GST Constitution Amendment Bill
1. The introduction of GST will ease the quantum of taxation and usher monitoring protocol
2. GST is imposed on the goods and services consumed rather than the ones produced
3. The GST was approved by 75% voting majority in the Rajya Sabha
Which of the above statements are true?
(a) 1 and 3
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Consider the following statements about New Motor Vehicle Bill regarding road safety
1. Guardians should be careful before handing over the vehicle to juveniles, as they need to bear the
price, should the wards resort to foul play
2. Commuters’ records will be digitalized and made available nationally
3. Pillion rider can travel without helmets
Which of the above statements are true?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

 

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