16 Aug 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (15th 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). New business premiums of life insurance companies saw a 4 per cent rise to Rs 13,854.44 crore in July 2016. Among private players, ________ registered the highest premium from new business at Rs 676.54 crore, a jump of 36 per cent from Rs 497.08 crore last year.
a) SBI Life
b) ICICI Lombard
c) HDFC Standard Life
d) Max Life

2). Which country is set to launch the world's first quantum communication satellite having hack-proof ultra-high security features to prevent wiretapping and intercepts?
a) Russia
b) India
c) China
d) UK
e) USA

3). Dipa Karmakar finishes fourth in the Vaults final marking India’s most stupendous international achievement. Who won the gold medal?
a) Giulia Steingruber
b) Maria Paseka
c) Simone Biles
d) Oksana Chusovitina
e) Maria

4). ONGC has launched a Rs __________ start-up fund on its diamond jubilee year “to foster, nurture and incubate new ideas related to the oil & gas sector”.
a) 450-crore
b) 330-crore
c) 275-crore
d) 180-crore
e) 100-crore

5). Two PSU Banks have started a facility wherein an account holder can verify his income tax return on e-filing site even without having net banking. They Are
a) United Bank of India
b) Punjab National Bank
c) Andhra Bank
d) 1 and 2
e) 1 and 3

6). Japan has committed investments of about USD ______ billion in India in various areas including high-speed rail service, manufacturing sector.
a) 45
b) 33
c) 25
d) 18
e) 12

7). Name the first woman Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court who recently has been named the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.
a) Sujata Manohar
b) Manjula Chellur
c) Leila Seth
d) Fathima Beevi
e) Sudhi Ranjan Das

8). Name the player who wins the gold with an incredible 9.81 second in 100m run.
a) Usain Bolt
b) Gatlin
c) Elaine Thompson
d) Tori Bowie
e) Fraser-Pryce

9). The first ever BIO-CNG project in India was inaugurated in
a) Pune
b) Maharashtra
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh
e) Mizoram

10). Government is likely to get an estimated Rs 23,944.4 crore from clean environment cess in the ongoing financial year. By whom the cess is to be collected?
a) Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers
b) Coal India limited (CIL)
c) Petrochemicals, Oil, Gas & Refineries
d) Iron India limited (IIL)
e) Silicon India limited (SIL)

11). South Indian Bank associated with which among the following banks to launch co-branded credit card?
a) Punjab National Bank
b) ICICI Bank
c) Syndicate Bank
d) Andhra Bank
e) State Bank of India

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