6 Aug 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (5th 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). Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India ______has stepped down from private sector lender IDFC Bank’s board.
a) Vinod Rai
b) V. K. Shunglu
c) VN Kaul
d) Shashi Kant Sharma
e) None of the above

2). Who among the following becomes the Chief Minister of Gujarat?
a) Anandiben Patel
b) Niten Patil
c) Vijay Rupani
d) Vinod Rai
e) None of these

3). The Bengaluru boy, Om Prakash Gowda smashed the previous record of 48.21 meters made in 2012, by Shreeya Rakesh Deshpande. He has set a new record in____________.
a) Long jump
b) Car racing
c) High jump
d) Limbo skating
e) None

4). The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a committee to look at the various facets of ________in India and to benchmark the country’s position vis-à-vis both peer countries and advanced countries.
a) Personal finance
b) Household finance
c) Corporate finance
d) Public finance
e) None

5). Who has assumed charge of new General Manager of East Central Railway (ECR) with headquarters at Hajipur in Bihar?
a) C K Gayen
b) D K Gayen
c) A K Gayen
d) Aditya Kumar Mittal
e) None of the above

6). The US has agreed to provide five Central Asian countries with up to $15 million. Which of the following does not include in the five central Asian countries?
a) Kazakhstan
b) Kyrgyzstan
c) Afghanistan
d) Tajikistan
e) Turkmenistan

7). Name the pharmaceutical Company which has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for generic Tamiflu capsules used for treatment of influenza in the American market with 180 days of exclusivity.
a) Biocon
b) Sanofi
c) Natco Pharma
d) Torrent Pharma
e) Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

8). Who has been elected as an individual member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) thus becoming India's first woman to join the body?
a) Pia Singh
b) Nita Ambani
c) Ekta Kapoor
d) Renuka Ramnath
e) Meena Ganesh

9). The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) entered into a Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) on 2nd August, 2016 with the Indian subsidiary of a trading company of which country?
a) Russia
b) China
c) Japan
d) Indonesia
e) None of the above

10). Name the bank that cuts the interest rates for first time since 2009.
a) Bank of England
b) Bank of Australia
c) Bank of Russia
d) Bank of Germany
e) Bank of Canada

11). States have issued bonds worth _______under the UDAY scheme for revival of their debt-ridden discoms?
a) Rs 0.66 lakh crore
b) Rs 5.66 lakh crore
c) Rs 4.66 lakh crore
d) Rs 2.66 lakh crore
e) Rs 1.66 lakh crore

12). Name the state that has signed a MoU with Indian Space Research Organisation for setting up Water Resources Information System in the state.
a) Orissa
b) Telangana
c) Hyderabad
d) Andhra Pradesh
e) Assam

13). 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award will be given to Shubha Mudgal for her outstanding contribution towards the promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill. What is the award money for this prize?
a) Rs. 5 lakhs
b) Rs. 12 lakhs
c) Rs 10 lakhs
d) Rs. 9 lakhs
e) Rs. 8 lakhs

14). Software giant, IBM in collaboration with Apple has launched a global development hub called ________for iOS Garage in Bengaluru.
a) MFirst
b) NetFirst
c) MobileFirst
d) MobileF
e) MF

15). Who will launch a mobile app for PMO, which has been developed by six students, selected through a contest to make the app?
a) Finance Minister
b) Health Minister
c) Prime Minister
d) President
e) Education Minister

16). Name the Assamese Litterateur who passed away recently?
a) Mahim Bora
b) Vikram Bora
c) Pavan Bora
d) Mithlesh Bora
e) Rahim Bora

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