24 May 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 3rd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 3rd 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). Who among the following inaugurated the second phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Dahod in Gujarat?
a)   Amit Shah
b)   Ashok Dhawan
c)   Anil Goel
d)   Arun Singh
e)   Arun Kumar Jain


2). Which among the following states becomes the first state to issue newspaper advertisements for the post of Vice Chancellor of state universities?
a)   Maharashtra
b)   Haryana
c)   Madhya Pradesh
d)   Rajasthan
e)   Uttar Pradesh


3). Which country has successfully launched a remote sensing satellite to carry out land surveys and disaster relief?
a)   Russia
b)   Japan
c)   China
d)   India
e)   USA


4). The world's first artificially intelligent lawyer was hired in which city?
a)   Virginia
b)   Georgia
c)   California
d)   New York
e)   None of the above


5). SEBI approves appointment of Ashok Chawla as NSE chairman. Headquarters of NSE is located at
a)   Hyderabad
b)   Mumbai
c)   Noida
d)   Pune
e)   New Delhi


6). Who among the following ministers urged to adopt 'e-Office' initiative in ministries and move to paperless office functioning in a timely efficient manner?
a)   Indra Jit Singh Rao
b)   Bandaru Dattatraya
c)   Jitendra Singh
d)   Piyush Goyal
e)   Mahesh Sharma


7). Which among the following countries has joined hands with The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to organize the First World Conference on Tourism for Development on 18-21 May 2016, under the theme Tourism for Peace and Development?
a)   Japan
b)   India
c)   Malaysia
d)   China
e)   Sri Lanka


8). Which among the following banks has launched SmartUp, in association with Nasscom, a first-of-its-kind dedicated solution for start-ups in Kolkata?
a)   Axis Bank
b)   State Bank of India
c)   Bank of Baroda
d)   Canara Bank
e)   HDFC bank


9). Which country has recently blocked Facebooks Messenger service in the country to reportedly protect the revenues of traditional telecom companies?
a)   Oman
b)   Sudan
c)   Ethiopia
d)   Saudi Arabia
e)   Somalia


10). Name the New York-based Indian won the third prize in the 'UN Poster for Peace' contest, aimed at raising awareness regarding nuclear disarmament.
a)   Anjali Chandrashekar
b)   Akshya Chandrashekar
c)   Akhila Chandrashekar
d)   Amrutha Chandrashekar
e)   Ashwini Chandrashekar


11). World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) was observed on 17 May of every year. The theme for the year 2016 is
a)   ICT Entrepreneurship for Social Impact
b)   Telecommunications and ICTs: Drivers of innovation
c)   Broadband for Sustainable Development
d)   ICTs and improving road safety
e)   None of the above


12). The World Bank said it has approved a $625 million loan to support India's grid-connected rooftop solar programme that will facilitate the installation of ______ of energy across India.
a)   250 MW
b)   420 MW
c)   400 MW
d)   560 MW
e)   525 MW


13). A six-day long global conference envisioned on economic empowerment of women to foster leadership and entrepreneurship was held in
a)   Beijing
b)   Kuala Lumpur
c)   Manila
d)   New Delhi
e)   Mumbai


14). Name the group sharing app launched by Google, with inbuilt Google Search, YouTube and Chrome to let users share articles, videos and images without leaving it.
a)   Share AVI
b)   Spaces
c)   G Group
d)   G Split
e)   None of the above


15). Who unveiled the draft 'National Policy for Women, 2016' focusing on protecting women from cyber-crime and recognising the rights of single women?
a)   Anant Geete
b)   Uma Barathi
c)   Sushma Swaraj
d)   Maneka Gandhi
e)   Nirmala Sitaraman


16). The world's largest solar power plant on a single rooftop with a capacity of 11.5 megawatts is located at which state?
a)   Haryana
b)   Punjab
c)   Arunachal Pradesh
d)   Himachal Pradesh
e)   Maharashtra


17). Singapore-based DBS Bank has decided to set up its biggest technology hub outside its headquarters in Hyderabad. The company also plans to hire about 1,500 people over the next two years. Name of the CEO of DBS bank is
a)   Stuart Gulliver
b)   Ian Narev
c)   Piyush Gupta
d)   Michael Corbat
e)   None of the above


18). Name the Indian online travel company that which partnered with Gurgaon-based BookMyForex, an online platform for foreign exchange, to let users buy foreign currency through its website or app.
a)   Yatra
b)   Goibibo
c)   Makemytrip
d)   Cleartrip
e)   Travelguru


19). The Centre has constituted a five Member Committee to comprehensively review and give recommendations on the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management, FRBM, roadmap for the future. The committee is headed by
a)   S Selvakumar
b)   H. Atheli
c)   Nanda Kishore Singh
d)   Udai Singh Kumawat
e)   Ashok Kumar Singh


20). Who among the following appointed as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)?
a)   Patricia Espinosa Cantellano
b)   Lassina Zerbo
c)   Denzil Amagbe Kentebe
d)   Mohamed Ibn Chambas
e)   None of the above


21). Name the Chinese policeman has set a Guinness World Record for planking for eight hours, one minute and one second.
a)   Kao Kusudigo
b)   Geaoringa
c)   Mao Weidong
d)   Mahatrewinga
e)   None of the above


22). Name the new Virtual Reality (VR) hardware and software platform announced by Google built on top of the upcoming Android N.
a)   True Dream
b)   Virtual World
c)   Day Dream
d)   Happy Hour
e)   One Step Forward


23). Which English player has won Cricketer of the year award at England Cricket Board Annual Awards?
a)   Joe Root
b)   Ben Stokes
c)   David Willey
d)   Alistair Cook
e)   Ian Morgan


24). With which country does India have signed a protocol to amend an existing double taxation avoidance treaty?
a)   Croatia
b)   Hungary
c)   Austria
d)   Slovenia
e)   Slovakia


25). IFS officer A V S Ramesh Chandra Presently High Commissioner of India to Uganda, has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to
a)   Romania
b)   Ukraine
c)   Turkey
d)   Greece
e)   Armenia


26). Who of the following was sworn-in as the first female president of Taiwan?
a)   Ku Man-Chang
b)   Tsai Ing-wen
c)   Chi Cheng
d)   Huang Chih-hsiung
e)   Chen-Chu


27). Name the Indian-American biotechnologist who awarded with the University of Houstons Distinguished Leadership in Teaching Excellence Award, the highest teaching award of United States.
a)   Rupa Iyer
b)   Meghanad Saha
c)   Harish Chandra
d)   Prafulla Chandra Ray
e)   None of the above


28). Name the Emmy award winning English born actor who dies recently at 96.
a)   R. R. Martin
b)   Alan Yong
c)   Peter Dinklage
d)   Jon Hamm
e)   UzoAudba


29). Who among the following has been appointed as the Principle Adviser for social sector in Niti Aayog?
a)   Ratan P Watal
b)   Sam Pitroda
c)   VedPrakash
d)   Ashwin B. Pandya     
e)   Tapan Mishra


30). Which Bank has decided to close 24 branches in 15 Indian cities in order to reflect the changes in customer behaviour?
a)   HDFC Bank
b)   HSBC India
c)   Standard Chartered Bank
d)   Barclays Bank
e)   None of the above


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