16 May 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 2nd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 2nd 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). Recently, which state government has issued orders to set up a 'Monkey Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre' in Adilabad district, at a cost of 2.21 crore?
a)   Nagaland
b)   Telangana
c)   Maharashtra
d)   Andhra Pradesh
e)   None of the above


2). Name the Australian University which has declared two agreements with India in the area of medical technology to figure out major health challenges in India.
a)   The University of Melbourne
b)   The University of Sydney
c)   The University of New South Wales
d)   Victorias Swinburne University
e)   Monash University


3). Name the Indian-origin person who elected to Singapore Parliament?
a)   MuraliPillai
b)   Kishore Pillai
c)   SantoshPillai
d)   MukeshPillai
e)   None of the above


4). Which state police has been awarded the National Award for Smart Policing instituted by FICCI for its SMS-based Vehicle Monitoring System?
a)   Mizoram
b)   Tripura
c)   Meghalaya
d)   Odisha
e)   Nagaland


5). Which state government has decided establish the Asias first Rice Technology 
Park?
a)   Kerala
b)   Gujarat
c)   Karnataka
d)   Maharashtra
e)   Madhya Pradesh


6). Actor Mahesh Babu, has adopted his ancestral village Burripalem, under the Smart Village - Smart Ward programme. The village is in which district of Andhra Pradesh?
a)   Krishna
b)   Guntur
c)   East Godavari
d)   West Godavari
e)   Chittoor


7). iPhone maker Apple, which recently touched $1 billion in revenue from India, has named whom as its new country manager?
a)   Vikram Kaul
b)   Sanjay kaul
c)   Mahesh Kaul
d)   Vijay Kaul
e)   None of the above


8). Name the urban cooperative bank that has donated of Rs one crore towards relief work drought conditions in various parts of Maharashtra.
a)   Nutan Nagarik Sahakari Bank
b)   Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank
c)   Thane Bharat Sahakari Bank
d)   Abhyudaya Co-operative Bank
e)   Saraswat Co-operative Bank


9). Who among the following actors awarded with leading actor at BAFTA Awards 2016?
a)   Chirstiane Bale
b)   Leonardo DiCaprio
c)   Sean Bean
d)   Tom Hardy
e)   None of the above


10). India is ranked at the _____ position in crony-capitalism with crony sector wealth accounting for 3.4 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP).
a)   7th
b)   9th
c)   11th
d)   13th
e)   15th


11). Who among the following wins the Madrid Masters 2016?
a)   Andy Murray
b)   Novak Djokovic
c)   Rafel Nadal
d)   Rodger Federer
e)   None of the above


12). World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is being observed across the world on the second weekend in May. The theme for the year 2016 is
a)   Celebrate Birds In Culture
b)   Go Wild Go Birding
c)   Why Birds Matter? The Benefits of Birds to Humans and Nature
d)   Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds
e)   Spread Your Wings for Bird Conservation


13). Which state government recently, launched the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for farmers and pledged digging of at least one lakh bore wells to improve irrigation facilities.
a)   Kerala
b)   Odisha
c)   Meghalaya
d)   Karnataka
e)   Haryana


14). The Odisha government has constituted a three-member State Food Commission.Who among the following named as its chairman?
a)   Ranglal Jamuda
b)   Satyapal Jain
c)   Ram Gopal Jamuda
d)   Vital Jamuda
e)   None of the above


15). The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released Draft Guidelines for on tap Licensing of Universal Banks in the _______ Sector.
a)   Industrial
b)   Public
c)   Private
d)   Primary
e)   None of the above


16). Which state became the first state in the Northeast to introduce a financial literacy course through the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in schools?
a)   Tripura
b)   Manipur
c)   Nagaland
d)   Assam
e)   Meghalaya


17). Who was appointed as Additional Solicitor General (ASG), recently?
a)   Atma Ram Nadkarni
b)   Narendra Kumar
c)   Vijay Malhotra
d)   KiranNadkarni
e)   None of the above


18). Which among the following asset management companies has appointed Sankaran Naren as a Director on the Board of ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company, with effect from April 2016?
a)   IDBI
b)   HSBC
c)   ICICI
d)   IDFC
e)   DHLF


19). Who among the following actress has been ranked number one on the 'Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2015'.
a)   DeepikaPadukone
b)   Priyanka Chopra
c)   Sunny Leone
d)   KanganaRanaut
e)   Katrina Kaif


20). Which state has recently, received the Best Indian Destination for Wildlife Award. The award was presented by the Lonely Planet Group.
a)   Madhya Pradesh
b)   Karnataka
c)   Haryana
d)   Maharashtra
e)   Telangana


21). According to a World Health Organisation report released recently, which city is the most polluted city in the world?
a)   Iran's Zabol
b)   India's Gwalior
c)   India's Delhi
d)   India's Patna
e)   India's Raipur


22). Who was elected unopposed as the ICC's first independent Chairman for two years?
a)   Mustafa Kamal
b)   Shashank Manohar
c)   Adnan Zaidi
d)   Sharad Pawar
e)   None of the above


23). Who among the following is the author of the book Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East?
a)   Neil Jordan
b)   Charlie Jane Anders
c)   Patrick Cockburn
d)   Emily Henry
e)   Amber Sparks


24). Who among the following has been recommended for the Dronacharya Award by the Hockey India?
a)   Nihar Ameen
b)   Swatantar Raj Singh
c)   Harbans Singh
d)   CR Kumar
e)   None of the above


25). Who has appointed as the member of President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships by US President Barack Obama?
a)   Manjit Singh
b)   Priyatam Singh
c)   Manipreeth Singh
d)   Amarpreeth Singh
e)   None of the above


26). Which bank has launched the countrys first contact less business credit card in association with Jet Airways for small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their employees?
a)   Axis Bank
b)   ICICI Bank
c)   RBL Bank
d)   City Union Bank
e)   HDFC Bank


27). Which state has been awarded the best family destination in the Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2016?
a)   Karnataka
b)   Madhya Pradesh
c)   Kerala
d)   Maharashtra
e)   Tamil Nadu


28). Name the village that has been declared as the first Open Defecation Free village in Amethi district, Uttar Pradesh.
a)   Amethi
b)   Diha
c)   Tikariya
d)   Jamo
e)   Salon


29). Which among the following banks has appointed retired bureaucrat Sanjiv Misra as independent director and non-executive chairman for a period of five years?
a)   ICICI Bank
b)   HDFC Bank
c)   Axis Bank
d)   Kotak Mahindra Bank
e)   None of the above


30). Eric Dusingizimana, set a new Guinness World record for the longest individual net session by batting for 51 hours straight. He belongs to which country?
a)   Kenya
b)   Netherlands
c)   Rwanda
d)   Zimbabwe
e)   None of the above



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          ·        April 1st Week 2016          
          ·        March 1st Week 2016
          ·        February 3nd Week 2016
          ·        February 2nd Week 2016

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·        January 3rd Week 2016
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