6 Jul 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for SBI /RRB Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for SBI Exams (5th July 2016):
Dear Readers, Here we have given the Current Affairs GK questions based on the previous days Daily Current Affairs updates. Candidates those who are preparing for IBPS/SBI/PO/Clerk exam and all other Banking exams can use these questions.

1). Who among the following ministers was elevated to the rank of Cabinet Minister in the Prime Minister NarendraModi-led NDA government?
a) RamdasAthawale
b) PrakashJavdekar
c) RajenGohain
d) Anil Madhav Dave
e) ParshottamRupala

2). India’s first commercial dispute resolution centre and commercial court was inaugurated at
a) Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh
b) Raigarh, Chhattisgarh
c) Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh
d) Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh
e) None of these

3). The 2016 BRICS Youth Summit held in Guwahati, Assam concluded on 3 July 2016. The theme of the 2nd youth summit that started was
a) BRICS Partnership – a powerful factor of Global Development
b) Inclusive Growth: Sustainable Solutions
c) Youth as bridge for Intra-BRICS Exchanges
d) BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Development, Integration and Industrialisation
e) None of these

4). Haryana Government announced that it would develop an industrial township in the state at an expense of
a) 2.5 billion dollar
b) 3 billion dollar
c) 3.5 billion dollar
d) 5 billion dollar
e) 6 billion dollar

5). NASA's unmanned Juno spacecraft on July 5 began orbiting which planet?
a) Venus
b) Mars
c) Uranus
d) Jupiter
e) Pluto

6). Who has become the first Indigenous woman elected to the House of Representatives (lower house) of the Parliament of Australia?
a)Linda Burney
b) Martin Indyk
c) Pat Oliphant
d) Brody Dalle
e) Bindi Irwin

7). Name the Indian swimmer who has won 8 medals including 3 golds at the IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports) U-23 World Games in Prague.
a) NiranjanMukundan
b) Abhay Kumar
c) KetanDahyabhai Patel
d) VivekRanadive
e) Tanvir Ahmed Khan

8). Which state government announced a 100-day plan for the development of agriculture, urban infrastructure, and veterinary sectors in the state?
a) Punjab
b) Mizoram
c) Tripura
d) Arunachal Pradesh
e) Assam

9). Which state police has launched a 24-hour helpline for people to report incidents of cow smuggling in the state, where cattle slaughter and beef sale are already banned.
a) Haryana
b) Gujarat
c) Rajasthan
d) Delhi
e) Madhya Pradesh

10). Who among the following was elected as the speaker of Karnataka Legislative Assembly?
a) KJ George
b) KagoduThimmappa
c) KB Koliwad
d) JB Jayachandra
e) None of these

11). In which state is the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) headquartered?
a) Maharashtra
b) Goa
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) West Bengal
e) Tamil Nadu

12). Which state was the top tourist destination in India for the second consecutive year in 2015, according to data by the Tourism Ministry?
a) Chhattisgarh
b) Telangana
c) Kerala
d) Karnataka
e) Tamil Nadu

13). Annu Rani sports person from India plays which sport?
a) Discus Throw
b) Short-put
c) Javeline Throw
d) Long Jump
e) None of these

14). Who is going to serve as the association's first president of Olympians Association of India?
a) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
b) Shiva Keshavan
c) Vijender Singh
d) Sushil Kumar
e) None of these

15). Name the first actor to play the role Lois Lane on the Adventures of Superman television series died.
a) Eva Marie Saint
b) Peta Wilson
c) Noel Neil
d) Parkey Posey
e) Kate Bosworth

Answer With Explanation:

1). b) Explanation: In a major expansion, nineteen new Ministers of State have been inducted in the Union Council of Ministers. Besides, Minister of State with independent charge, PrakashJavdekar was elevated to the Cabinet rank.

2). d) Explanation: The centre and court were inaugurated by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman and Justice Madan B. Lokur of the Supreme Court of India.

3). c) Explanation: The three day summit saw participation of officials and youth of the delegation from BRICS nations, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

4). d) Explanation:The new industrial township will spread in over 1500 acres of land in Sohna and Manesar areas of Gurgaon.For this purpose, the Haryana Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) Company in New Delhi.

5). d) Explanation:The Juno spacecraft began orbiting Jupiter, it aims to uncover the origins of the biggest planet in the solar system. The NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the planet. It has travelled 1.7 billion miles (2.7 billion kilometers) since it launched.

6). a) Explanation:Linda Burney, a former teacher, on 2 July 2016 became the first Indigenous woman elected to the House of Representatives (lower house) of the Parliament of Australia. She achieved the fete after claiming victory in the marginal seat of Barton.

7). a) Explanation:Bengaluru para swimmer NiranjanMukundan has won eight medals, including three golds, at the recently-concluded IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports) U-23 World Games in Prague, Czech Republic.

8). e) Explanation:The plan includes issuing soil health cards to farmers, building cold storages, setting up e-tendering of seed distribution, and urban infrastructure development.The government also plans to commercialise four of the 22 poultry farms across Assam.

9). a) Explanation: The Haryana police also said that barricades would be put up to check cow smuggling. This comes after a recent incident wherein two alleged beef smugglers were forced to eat cow dung.

10). c) Explanation:Mr K B Koliwad was today unanimously elected as Speaker of Karnataka Legislative Assembly.Chief Minister Siddaramaiah proposed his name, seconded by Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs J B Jayachandra.

11). a) Explanation:Jawaharlal Nehru Port became the first port in India to implement logistics data tagging of containers.The implementation of the logistics data bank tagging of containers will help importers/exporters track their goods in transit through logistics data bank service.

12). e) Explanation:According to data by the Tourism Ministry, Tamil Nadu was the top tourist destination in India for the second consecutive year in 2015, with 333.5 million domestic and 4.68 million foreign tourist arrivals.Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh were other top destinations for domestic tourists, while foreign visitors preferred Maharashtra, UP, and Delhi after Tamil Nadu.

13). c) Explanation:Javeline thrower Annu Rani bettered her national record with a 59.87m throw at the 56th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships in Hyderabad.

14). b) Explanation:The Olympians Association of India (OAI), the first-ever association for Indian Olympians, by the Olympians, was launched. Five-time Olympian Shiva Keshavan will serve as the association's first president.

15). c) Explanation:American actor Noel Neill, the first actor to play the role Lois Lane on the Adventures of Superman television series died. She was 95.Lois Lane is a fictional character who is an award-winning journalist and the primary love interest of Superman.