17 Aug 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (16th 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 State/Union Territory observed De Jure Transfer Day with pomp and gaiety on August 16th every year?

a) Chhattisgarh
b) Damn and Diu
c) Lakshadweep
d) Delhi
e) Puducherry

2). Which state become second to ratify the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST)
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Punjab
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Kerala
e) Bihar

3). Name the state whose government will bring in a digital revolution by connecting all its 28,000 gram panchayats in 36 districts by 2017-18 to open the world to rural area.
a) Maharashtra
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Assam
e) Andhra Pradesh

4). On the occasion of the 70th Independence Day, which state launched the country's first comprehensive 'Crime Criminal Tracking Network System' (CCTNS) through 42 cyber labs?
a) Maharashtra
b) Bihar
c) Delhi
d) Telangana
e) Chennai

5). Which state has been given the opportunity to host the BRICS summit in mid-October because of its high hospitality standards?
a) Maharashtra
b) Tripura
c) Goa
d) Assam
e) New Delhi

6). Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced a ____ crore rupees special development package for Anantapur district for a plethora of steps that include drought-proofing.
a) 6,554
b) 5,664
c) 6,445
d) 5,446
e) 4,665

7). India has provided One million US Dollars grant to Zimbabwe in the wake of El Nino induced drought disaster. Who is the Indian ambassador to Zimbabwe?
a) Shri Surjit Singh Majithia
b) R Masakui
c) Gautam H Bambawale
d) Arun Kumar Singh      
e) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

8). RBI has questioned the decision of a 21-bank consortium led by which of the following Bank to extend a staggering Rs 5,262-crore loan to Kolkata-based rice trading firm REI Agro which was found to be involved in fraudulent activities?
a) BOB
b) Union
c) SBI
d) UCO
e) CBI

9). Kotak Mahindra Bank has introduced mobile banking app that can be used both online and offline. With the Kotak Bharat app, You can transfer up to Rs _____ a day in one transaction from their savings, current accounts or even credit cards?
a) 2,000
b) 1,500
c) 2,500
d) 3,500
e) 3,000

10). Maharashtra govt picks which among the following companies to convert Nagpur into smart city?
a) Mphasis
b) Mindtree 
c) Hexaware Technologies       
d) Larsen & Toubro Infotech     
e) None of these

11). Name the CLRI scientist who bags A P J Abdul Kalam award.
a) P Shanmugam
b) R Ramanujam
c) V Sadasivam
d) M Maheswara Sharma
e) None of these

12). Anita Wlodarczyk underlined her absolute dominance of the women's hammer by throwing a world record 82.29 metres to win the Rio Olympic gold by an incredible 554 centimetres. She belongs to which country?
a) Denmark
b) USA
c) Poland
d) Russia
e) Netherlands

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