18 Aug 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (17th August 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 PO/RRB exam and all other Banking exams can use these questions.

1). Which is the Third state to ratify the GST Bill?
a) Uttarakhand
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Jharkhand
d) Bihar
e) Assam

2). National Green Highways Mission (NGHM) under NHAI has collaborated with which company for plantations work on NH 7 in Nagpur region?
a) Tata Power Company Ltd
b) Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC)
c) Reliance Power Limited
d) Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited
e) None of the above

3). Name the state which has approved the implementation of the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission, raising salaries of over 8.5 lakh state employees and pensioners, in a move that would cost Rs 8,513 crore annually to the exchequer.
a) Gujarat
b) Rajasthan
c) Maharashtra
d) Telangana
e) Tamil Nadu

4). Name the country which has joined the ranks of the world’s 25 most-innovative economies, while Switzerland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Finland and Singapore lead the 2016 rankings in the Global Innovation Index.
a) Japan
b) South Korea
c) India
d) Nepal
e) China

5). Theme of Global Innovation Index (GII) 2016 is
a) Human Factor in Innovation
b) Winning with Global Innovation
c) Effective Innovation Policies for Development
d) The Local Dynamics of Innovation
e) None of these

6). Indian Overseas Bank will be conducting an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of shareholders of the Bank to issue equity shares to the Government of India to raise_______, as part of Centre's plans to infuse funds into the public sector lender.
a) Rs 5,551 crore
b) Rs 3,551 crore
c) Rs 1,351 crore
d) Rs 2,551 crore
e) Rs 1,551 crore

7). The Reserve Bank has imposed penalties of up to Rs ___ lakh on four cooperative banks for violation of various norms.
a) 4
b) 5
c) 6
d) 7
e) 2

8). Tata Power Solar commissions 100 MW project for NTPC in which among the following states?
a) Karnataka
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Telangana
e) None of these

9). Who among the following has been appointed as the Governor of Manipur recently?
a) Najma A. Heptulla
b) V. Shanmuganthan
c) Banwarilal Purohit
d) Balakrishna Acharya
e) Kaptan Singh Solanki

10). Which country launched the first-ever quantum satellite to help develop an unhackable communications system?
a) Russia
b) USA
c) India
d) China
e) France

11). Who won against world number two Wang Yihan of China in the badminton women’s singles quarter-finals to enter the semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympics?
a) Carolina Marin
b) Saina Nehwal
c) Li Xuerui
d) PV Sindhu

e) Jwala Gutta

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