10 May 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 1st Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- April 4th Week 2016 Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- April 4th Week 2016:                                         Dear Readers, Weekly Current affairs Quiz about the country and world were asked here. Candidates those who are preparing for all competitive and banking exams can use these questions.
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 1st Week 2016:                                        
Dear Readers, Weekly Current affairs Quiz about the country and world were asked here. Candidates those who are preparing for all competitive and banking exams can use these questions.


Take the Weekly Current Affairs Test given below and Comment your Score out of 30 in the Comment Box

1). Which state is set to become the first State in the country to make all of its urban areas Open Defecation Free by October 2nd this year, marking the two years of the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
a)   Madhya Pradesh
b)   Andhra Pradesh
c)   Telangana
d)   Maharashtra
e)   Odisha


2). Brazilian steel major Gerdau Steel plans to invest up to 1,000 crore in adding capacity in its existing plant in
a)   Nagaland
b)   Meghalaya
c)   Andhra Pradesh
d)   Nagaland
e)   None of the above


3). Name the Indian-American journalist was felicitated with a prestigious award today by US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle during the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington.
a)   Sucheta Dulal
b)   Kanchana Gupta
c)   Neela Banerjee
d)   K. M. Mathew
e)   None of the above


4). Ramkumar ICICI banks executive director and board member quits recently. Who took charge in his place?
a)   Rajiv Sabharwal    
b)   Vishakha Mulye     
c)   Chanda Kochhar    
d)   Vijay Chandok
e)   M K Sharma


5). With which country does the Mumbai based Reliance Defence has inked a pactto collaborate on a range of military products.
a)   Romania
b)   Belarus
c)   Hungary
d)   Greece
e)   Ukraine


6). N Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh CM has launched Chandranna Bima Yojana, which benefits which of the following category?
a)   Women employees
b)   Senior citizens
c)   Government employees
d)   Working class people
e)   Children education


7). Who among the following has been elected as the Fellow of the Royal Society?
a)   Rajiv Gauba
b)   Sriram Ramaswamy
c)   Shri Satender Kumar
d)   Nandhini Singla
e)   Deepak Kashyap


8). With which of the following countries India has recently signed an Air Service Agreement to introduce direct flights between the countries?
a)   Australia
b)   Canada
c)   Iceland
d)   New Zealand
e)   None of these


9). Which IT giant has recently inaugurated the Saudi Arabia’s first all women business and technology park (WBP)?
a)   Infosys
b)   Wipro
c)   TCS
d)   HCL
e)   Microsoft


10). Who has been newly appointed as the Information and Broadcasting Secretary?
a)   Ajay Mittal
b)   Pankaj Kumar
c)   Suresh Babu
d)   Rahul Johri
e)   Geeta Johri


11). The World Press Freedom Day was observed across the world on _____ with the theme Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms - This Is Your Right!
a)   May 1st
b)   May 2nd
c)   May 3rd
d)   May 4th
e)   None of the above


12). Who became the Brand Ambassador of world famous Swiss luxury watch maker Hublot.
a)   Rohit Sharma
b)   Virat Kohli
c)   Shikar Dhawan
d)   Ajinkya Rahane
e)   Umesh Yadav


13). The former cricketer who accepted Indian Olympic Association's invitation to be India's Goodwill Ambassador at the 2016 Rio Olympics is
a)   Anil Kumble
b)   Rahul Dravid
c)   Virendra Shewag
d)   Mohammad Kaif
e)   Sachin Tendulkar


14). The BCCI nominated whom for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
a)   Virat Kohli
b)   Ajinkya Rahane
c)   Ravichandran Ashwin
d)   Ravindra Jadeja
e)   None of the above


15). Which state government is going to launch Nagaroday Abhiyan on the lines of Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan in the state in July August?
a)   Maharashtra
b)   Madhya Pradesh
c)   Rajasthan
d)   Meghalaya
e)   None of the above



16). According to SocialCops' analysis of World Bank data, India ranks ___ of 210 countries on electrification with 78.7% of its population having access to electricity.
a)   142
b)   96
c)   137
d)   182
e)   111


17). Who was appointed Managing Director (MD) of Bharti Retail?
a)   Shantaun Narayen
b)   Syed B Ali
c)   Ashok Vemuri
d)   Kishore Biyani
e)   None of the above


18). Who was conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award atthe 63rd National Film Awards ceremony held in Delhi?
a)   Manoj Bajpayee
b)   Manoj Kumar
c)   Boman Irani
d)   Ashok Kumar
e)   None of the above


19). The Supreme Court (SC) Collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India TS Thakur, recommended transfer of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph to ______ high court.
a)   Karnataka
b)   Telangana
c)   Andhra Pradesh
d)   Punjab
e)   Chandigarh


20). Who has been appointed the new Chief of Naval Staff and will assume charge on May 31, said a Defence Ministry spokesperson?
a)   Sunil Lanba
b)   Robin K Dhowan
c)   Devendra Kumar Joshi
d)   Sureesh Mehta
e)   None of the above


21). Which bank has appointed S. Mahalingam as a non-executive chairman of the Bank?
a)   City Union Bank
b)   ICICI Bank
c)   Axis Bank
d)   Standard Chartered Bank
e)   Kotak Mahindra Bank


22). Which bank has opened IFSC Banking unit at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) City recently to become the fourth bank to open its IFSC Banking Unit (IBU)?
a)   Yes Bank
b)   Kotak Mahindra Bank
c)   Federal Bank
d)   ICICI Bank
e)   None of the above


23). Which of the following days was observed on 6th May globally?
a)   International Press Freedom day
b)   International No Diet Day
c)   International Energy Day
d)   International Family Day
e)   None of the above


24). Expanding the high speed Internet network facility Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched the Googles free Wi-Fi service facility in
a)   Vijayawada
b)   Raipur
c)   Kachiguda
d)   All the above
e)   None of these


25). The Union Government announced Committee on Yoga Education in Universities has recommended seven programmes for implementation in universities. The committee is headed by
a)   Bikram Choudhury
b)   H R Nagendra
c)   Vikarm Seth
d)   Hari Charan
e)   None of the above


26). mVisa is a card-less solution which facilitates payment by scanning the QR code displayed at the merchant outlet or from the merchants mobile is launched by
a)   ICICI Bank
b)   Punjab National Bank
c)   State Bank of India
d)   Axis Bank
e)   None of the above


27). Public Sector undertaking, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has commissioned 500 MW thermal power unit at Bokaro Thermal Power-A Station of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) in
a)   Jharkhand
b)   Uttarakhand
c)   Mizoram
d)   Tripura
e)   None of the above


28). India and ___ have decided to exchange sports persons, coaches, experts and administrators to improve the standard of the game in both nations.
a)   China
b)   Japan
c)   Malaysia
d)   Philippines
e)   None of the above


29). Who among the following elected as the PM of Ireland?
a)   Welsh: Prif Weinidog Cymru
b)   David Cameron
c)   H.F Verwoerd
d)   Enda Kenny
e)   None of the above


30). Which bank has been awarded with Excellence Award on Empowering MSMEs 2016?
a)   Corporation Bank
b)   Indian Overseas Bank
c)   Oriental bank of Commerce
d)   United Bank of India
e)   UCO Bank



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          ·        April 2nd Week 2016            
          ·        April 1st Week 2016          
          ·        March 1st Week 2016
          ·        February 3nd Week 2016
          ·        February 2nd Week 2016
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·        January 4th Week 2016
·        January 3rd Week 2016
·        January 2nd Week 2016
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