3 Jun 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 4th 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.
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- May 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.


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

1). May 22nd of every year since 2001 is celebrated as the International Day for Biological Diversity. The theme for the year 2016 is
a)   Biodiversity for sustainable development
b)   Island Bio diversity
c)   Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods
d)   Biodiversity and poverty alleviation - challenges for sustainable development
e)   None of the above


2). Who has been appointed as the new Director of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)?
a)   Rakesh Kumar Mishra
b)   Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
c)   U K Sinha
d)   J Hari Narayan
e)   Sandeep Mathur


3). President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday appointed former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kiran Bedi as the Lieutenant Governor of
a)   Chandigarh
b)   Damman and Diu
c)   Puducherry
d)   Goa
e)   None of the above


4). Who among the following has been elected as the new President to the Board of Control for Cricket in India
a)   Shashank Manohar
b)   Anurag Thakur
c)   Amitabh Choudhary
d)   Anirudh Choudary
e)   Gautam Roy


5). Which state government recently, launched Smart Village program to improve public facilities in the villages?
a)   Maharashtra
b)   Andhra Pradesh
c)   Gujarat
d)   Tamil Nadu
e)   Assam


6). World Durian Festival is celebrated every year on ________
a)   19th May
b)   21st May
c)   23rd May
d)   27th May
e)   29th May


7). The world's oldest Olympic champion, SandorTarics, died on 21 May 2016 in San Francisco. He belongs to which sport?
a)   Racuets
b)   Lacrosse
c)   Tug of war
d)   Water Polo
e)   Softball


8). Iran has signed the Chabahar Port Agreement with which country?
a)   India
b)   Pakistan
c)   Iraq
d)   China
e)   Turkmenistan


9). Which Bank has reported recently as 13.3% increase in its net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2016 at Rs.112.23 crore?
a)   City Union Bank
b)   Kotak Mahindra Bank
c)   RBL Bank
d)   IndusInd Bank
e)   Federal Bank


10). Which Fast Attack Craft ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh?
a)   INS Tarmugli
b)   INS Tarun
c)   INS Trivedi
d)   INS Taramill
e)   None of the above


11). Renowned scientist S K Sharma was appointed the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of
a)   BHEL
b)   NPCIL
c)   NTPC
d)   GAIL
e)   SAIL


12). Which state is going to implement e-Governance initiatives, is set to take another giant step by introducing e-Office system in all districts?
a)   Karnataka
b)   Himachal Pradesh
c)   Gujarat
d)   Andhra Pradesh
e)   None of the above


13). Who has been appointed as the Chief Minister of Assam?
a)   Gopal Borbora
b)   Bimala Prasad Chaliha
c)   Tarun Gogi
d)   Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
e)   Sarbananda Sonowal


14).  Which ministry has launched ASMITA, a student tracking system program?
a)   Education
b)   Ministry of Human Resources and Development
c)   Social Justice and Empowerment
d)   Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
e)   None of the above


15). Union government has granted approval to create how many new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)?
a)   5
b)   6
c)   7
d)   8
e)   None of the above


16). In which country is the G7 2016 summit being held? The summit concerns about the health of the global economy, terrorism, Europe's refugee crisis and disquiet over China's growing influence set to dominate proceedings.
a)   China
b)   Russia
c)   USA
d)   Japan
e)   UK


17). Now wait-listed and RAC (reservation against cancellation) train ticket holders can cancel their tickets by dialling ________.
a)   129
b)   139
c)   149
d)   159
e)   199


18). Name the bank that has been ranked among the world's ten biggest and most powerful companies in the consumer financial services sector on a Forbes list topped by global major American Express.
a)   HDFC
b)   ICICI
c)   Axis
d)   Kotak Mahindra
e)   RBL Bank


19). Who has been appointed India's head coach for the team's tour to Zimbabwe?
a)   Robin Singh
b)   Sridharan Sriram
c)   R Sridhar
d)   Sanjay Bangar
e)   Shankar Basu


20). Who among the following has received the Alumni Achievement Award of Harvard Business School from Dean Nitin Nohria.
a)   Sudipta Bhattacharya
b)   Santrupt Misra
c)   Sunil Bharti Mittal
d)   Rahul Bajaj
e)   None of the above


21). Who has won the Silver medal at the AIBA Women’s World championships?
a)   DariaGalateria
b)   Alice Graner
c)   AlessiaMesiano
d)   Sonia Lather
e)   WanguiwaGoro


22). Who will lead the Yoga Session at UN on the occasion of the 2nd International Yoga Day?
a)   Swami Kuvalayanande
b)   Swami Sri YukteswarGiri
c)   SadhgurJaggiVasudev
d)   MahavatarBabaji
e)   Vishuddhananda Paramahansa


23). Which state government has entered the Limca Book of Records for conducting the most intensive household survey by a state?
a)   Andhra Pradesh
b)   Karnataka
c)   Kerala
d)   Tamil Nadu
e)   Telangana


24). The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is being observed on 29th May of every year. Theme for the year 2016 is
a)   Honouring our Heroes
b)   Together for peace
c)   A Force for the feature
d)   Humanity builds Nation
e)   None of the above


25). Who took charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC) from Vice Admiral GirishLuthra?
a)   Mohant Mishra
b)   Sanjya Kalraj
c)   Satya Raj Mohanti
d)   AR Karve
e)   None of the above


26). Which Metropolitan Transport Corporation has launched an Android app, which enables commuters to keep a track of real-time bus movements?
a)   Mumbai
b)   Bangalore
c)   Hyderabad
d)   Pune
e)   Lucknow


27). Who won the Monaco Grand Prix 2016?
a)   Lewis Hamilton
b)   Daniek Ricciardo
c)   Nico Rosberg
d)   Sebastian Vettel
e)   Felipe Nasr


28). Which country is going to launch the world's first quantum communication satellite in July, aimed at improving the security of data transmission?
a)   Russia
b)   Australia
c)   China
d)   USA
e)   Japan


29). Who is the Pakistan-born Bollywood singer and actress gets an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card that will offer her multiple entry, multi-purpose life-long visa to visit India and exemption from reporting to police.
a)   Alisha Chinoy
b)   Shalmali Kholgade
c)   Sunidhi Cahuhan
d)   Salma Agha
e)   None of the above


30). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the appointment of______ as the Finance Secretary.
a)   Ashok Lavasa
b)   Arvind Mayaram
c)   Ratan P Wattal
d)   R C Tayal
e)   None of the above



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