9 Aug 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (7th 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). Who has been re-appointed as the President of Asian Development Bank?
a) Takehiko Nakao
b) Masao Fujioka
c) Haruhiko Kuroda
d) Taroichi Yoshida
e) None of these

2). Which company has recently acquired Seattle-based machine learning startup Turi?
a) HCL
b) Facebook
c) IBM
d) Apple
e) Oracle

3). Name the telecommunication agency which has come out with a new consultation paper.
a) DoT
d) TEC
e) None of these

4). Which bank to raise Rs.4000 crore through infrastructure bonds and a similar amount through Basel III-compliant tier-II bonds?
a) Bank of Baroda
b) ICICI Bank
c) Yes Bank
d) United Bank of India
e) IDBI Bank

5). Insurance regulator IRDAI puts a cap of ______ crore on the annual salary of Chief Executive, which could be paid from the policyholders' fund.
a) 1
b) 1.5
c) 2
d) 2.5
e) 3

6). Name the American shooter who won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
a) Yi Siling
b) Irina Shilova
c) Renata Mauer
d) Virginia Thrasher
e) None of these

7). Jitu Rai finishes __ in men's 10m air pistol event.
a) 6th
b) 8th
c) 5th
d) 3rd
e) 7th

8). Name the Sri Lankan bowler who bagged six wickets to fashion Sri Lanka’s historic series win over Australia.
a) Lashit Malinga
b) Nuwan Ekanayake
c) Dilruwan Perera
d) Martin de Silva
e) None of these

9). When is the National Handloom Day celebrated?
a) August 6th
b) August 10th
c) August 9th
d) August 8th
e) August 7th

10). The 13th edition of the 3-day 'We Care Film Festival on Disability Issues' was concluded in
a) Bangalore
b) Chennai
c) Allahabad
d) Mumbai
e) New Delhi

11). Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu launched ‘Swachh Suvekshan-2017’ of 500 cities in which city?
a) Delhi
b) Chennai
c) Bangalore
d) Mumbai
e) None of these

12). Who has launched an app creating a portal for citizens to have discussions and directly submit grievances to the Prime minister’s office (PMO) right from their smartphones?
a) Narendra Modi
b) Venkaiah Naidu
c) Sushma Swaraj
d) Prnab Mukherjee
e) None of these

13). Bangladesh government has blocked how many online portals and news websites?
a) 25
b) 18
c) 19
d) 12
e) 30

14). Name the company which has become the first private company to receive government approval to land on the moon.
a) SpaceX
b) Astobotic
c) Moon Express
d) Team Puli
e) None of these

15). Name the famous Script writer and director who passed away recently.
a) Shanmukhan Nadhan
b) Sundaram
c) Niranjan
d) Bhoopthi
e) None of these

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