29 Jul 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for SBI /IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for SBI /IBPS PO Exams (28th 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). World Hepatitis Day 2016 is Observed on 28th July, Raise Awareness to Combat Hepatitis B and C. What is the theme for the year 2016?
a) It’s closer than you think
b) Elimination
c) Prevention of Viral Hepatitis. Act now
d) Hepatitis: Think Again
e) More must be done to stop this silent killer

2). World Nature Conservation is celebrated on
a) July 28th
b) July 27th
c) June 28th
d) June 27th
e) None of these

3). Which among the following India's oldest institutes, will conduct its first convocation in nearly 800 years on August 27 this year?
a) Serampore College
b) University of Mumbai
c) University of Calcutta
d) Allahabad University
e) Nalanda University

4). The Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Lok Sabha to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act in which year
a) 2005
b) 2009
c) 2015
d) 2013
e) 2007

5). The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the Olympic Channel will be launched on ________
a) July 31
b) 21 August
c) 9 September
d) 15 October
e) 19 August

6). After the recent changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill the Union Cabinet drops _______ additional tax.
a) 0.1%
b) 0.5%
c) 0.7%
d) 1%
e) 1.7%

7). How many crore rupees sanctioned by the ministry of tourism for projects under Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD in last 18 months?
a) 2000 crore
b) 2111 crore
c) 2333 crore
d) 2444 crore
e) 2555 crore

8). Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in which among the following cities?
a) Bikaner
b) Moradabad
c) Rampur
d) Bhatinda
e) None of these

9). India signed a deal worth about _____ billion USD with US-based aerospace company Boeing for four P-8I submarine hunter planes.
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4
e) 5

10). Tim Kaine Accepts Vice-Presidential Nomination at Democratic National Convention of which country?
a) Indiana
b) Montana
c) Penn
d) Virginia
e) None of these

11). Which state government has requested the Centre to release Rs 7,269.46 crore central sales tax compensation to the state pending since 2012-13?
a) Telangana
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Kerala
e) Mizoram

12). A latest CRISIL (Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited) report has expected GDP growth to rise to
a) 7.9%
b) 8%
c) 8.05%
d) 8.1%
e) 8.15%

13). Which among the following banks has got shareholders’ approval to raise its capital by up to Rs 2,000 crores?
a) Syndicate Bank
b) Canara bank
c) Andhra Bank
d) United India Bank
e) None of these

14). RBI slaps _____ rupee penalty on 13 banks for FEMA violations.
a) Rs.15 crore
b) Rs.16 crore
c) Rs.27 crore
d) Rs.18 crore
e) Rs.19 crore

15). Who among the following has been appointed as the Brexit negotiator by the UIDAI European Union?
a) Michel Christopher
b) Michel Johnson
c) Michel Zachariah
d) Michel Barnier
e) None of these

16). Which state has been selected for the All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015?
a) Karnataka
b) Punjab
c) Haryana
d) Chhattisgarh
e) None of these

17). Name the eminent writer and social activist who passed away recently.
a) Mahasweta Devi
b) Vijaya Devi
c) Anasuya Devi
d) Alankruta Devi
e) None of these

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