Current Affairs

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11 September 2016

 

  1. Union government issued flexi-fund guidelines that give more freedom to states in spending money under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) to meet local developmental requirements. As per these guidelines, flexi-funds for states in CSS have been increased from the current 10 % to…………..?

1)25%              2)20%                          3)35%              4)30%              5)50%

Ans : 1

2. Flexi-funds for each CSS in the case of Union Territories increased from current 10 % to……………..?

1)30%              2)40%                          3)45%              4)50%              5)100%

Eenadu

Ans : 1

3.Which of the following statement is not one among the guidelines relating to new flexi-fund rules for states under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS)?

1)funds can be spent for local needs and requirements

2)funds can be used for pilot innovation to improve efficiency

3)prior permission of Finance commission compulsory

4) funds can be used  to undertake mitigation or restoration activities in case of natural calamities

5) flexi-fund facility is not for CSS which emanate from a legislation, like MNREGA

Eenadu

Ans : 3

  1. Fresh guidelines for flexi-fund for CSS approved by Union cabinet, based on the recommendation of the sub-group of Chief Ministers that was set up by………..?

1) NITI Aayog                     2) Finance Commission  3) Planning Commission

4) CAG                                  5) FSDC

Ans : 1

 

5.Which state notified the guidelines for transparent auction and scientific mining and hiked the penalty for offences under the mining act?

1)Haryana                   2)Chhattisgarh                        3)Himachal Pradesh                4)AP

5)Odisha

Ans : 3

 

6.Durand Cup (football) 2016 clinched by Army Green defeating………..?

1) Sporting Clube de Goa                              2) DSK Shivajians

3) Gangtok Himalayan SC                              4) Neroca FC                      5)Real Kashmir FC

Eenadu

Ans : 4
7.The world third and Asia’s first Foot Ball Cup, Durand cup founded in…?

1)1901             2)1926             3)1889             4)1869             5)1888

Eenadu

Ans : 5

 

8.Union Cabinet approved the formation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on 12 September 2016 as per Article 279A. Who will be Ex-officio Secretary to the GST Council as per the decision?

1)Secretary (Revenue)                  2)Finance Minster           3)State Finance Minster appointed for this purpose by PM                          4)RBI governor  5)Union Minister of State for Finance

Ans : 1

 

  1. GST Council chair person is…………….?

1)Prime Minister         2)Finance Minister      3)Finance Secretary 4)RBI Governor

5)Chairman , Finance Commission

Ans : 2
10.Who won the 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title?

1) Roger Federer of Switzerland        2) Novak Djokovic of Serbia  3)Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland       4)Rafael Nadal of Spain            5)Andy Murry of UK

Ans : 3

11. In which city of France, the world’s first driverless bus service launched recently?

1)Versailles     2)Nice             3)Paris             4) Lyon           5)Rennes

Ans : 4

  1. US Open Men’s Doubles title won by Jamie Murray of Scotland and Bruno Soares of…?

1)Brazil                       2)USA             3)UK               4)Australia      5)Mexico

Ans : 1

  1. Who won the 2016 US Open women’s Singles title?

1) Simona Halep of Romania                      2) Agnieszka  Radwańska of Poland                              3) Angelique Kerber of Germany

4) Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia                                 5) Victória  Azárenka of Belarus

Ans : 3

14.which country Doctors recently performed the world’s first robotic operation inside the eye?
1)USA             2)UK               3)UK               4)France                      5)Austria

Ans : 3
14.Who became the first Indian cueist to win a medal at the Sangsom 6 Red Snooker World Championship?

1)Yasin Merchant       2)Geeth Sethi  3)Pankaj Advani         4)Ramesh Chandra     5)Gopal Tandurke

Ans : 3

 

Indian State Official Birds

1 Andhra Pradesh Indian roller (Neelkanth) Coracias benghalensis
2 Arunachal Pradesh Great hornbill Buceros bicornis
3 Assam White-winged duck Asarcornis scutulata
4 Bihar House sparrow Passer domesticus
5 Chhattisgarh Hill myna Gracula religiosa
6 Goa Yellow throated bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus
7 Gujarat Greater flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
8 Haryana Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus
9 Himachal Pradesh Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus
10 Jammu and Kashmir Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
11 Jharkhand Asian koel (Koel) Eudynamys scolopaceus
12 Karnataka Indian roller (Neelkanth) Coracias benghalensis
13 Kerala Great hornbill Buceros bicornis
14 Madhya Pradesh Asian paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
15 Maharashtra Yellow-footed green pigeon Treron phoenicoptera
16 Manipur Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
17 Meghalaya Hill myna Gracula religiosa
18 Mizoram Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
19 Nagaland Blyth’s Tragopan Tragopan blythii
20 Odisha Indian roller (Neelkanth) Coracias benghalensis
21 Punjab Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
22 Rajasthan Great Indian bustard Ardeotis nigriceps
23 Sikkim Blood pheasant Ithaginis cruentus
24 Tamil Nadu Emerald dove Chalcophaps indica
25 Telangana Indian roller (Neelkanth) Coracias benghalensis
26 Tripura Green imperial pigeon Ducula aenea
27 Uttar Pradesh Sarus crane Grus antigone
28 Uttarakhand Himalayan monal Lophophorus impejanus
29 West Bengal White-breasted kingfisher Halcyon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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