9 Aug 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (8th 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). Minimum pension of retired central government staff will now go up by what percent?
a) 150%
b) 151%
c) 157%
d) 155%
e) 158%

2). _____________ General Manager in-charge, has taken over as Head of BHEL Corporate R&D with effect from August 4, 2016.
a) KK Khurana
b) Vishwa Mohan Katoch
c) Asoke Kumar Mukerji
d) Mahendra Mohan Gupta
e) A. Surya Prakash

3). Who won the Olympic gold medal to a thrilling 4x100m freestyle relay at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?
a) Adam Peaty
b) Kosuke Hagino
c) Michael Phelps
d) Ryan Lochte
e) None of the above

4). German car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG is setting up its first technology centre in India which will be dedicated to software and mechanical engineering. In which city does the company set up its centre?
a) Hyderabad
b) Tirupati
c) Chennai
d) Bengaluru
e) Bhubaneswar

5). The government is expected to collect over _________ in its disinvestment kitty over the next couple of months, with at least one buy-back announcement from PSUs every month.
a) Rs 26,000 crore
b) Rs 18,000 crore
c) Rs 16,000 crore
d) Rs 20,000 crore
e) Rs 15,000 crore

6). Name the country that has recorded the largest current account surplus in the first half of this year since 2007.
a) China
b) Japan
c) Russia
d) Germany
e) USA

7). Which state has launched an online service for consumers to apply for low-tension service connections?
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Karnataka
d) Goa
e) Madhya Pradesh

8). Name the state which has ranked first among all States in 2016 for attracting maximum ‘investment intentions’ in value terms.
a) Maharashtra
b) Telengana
c) Chhattisgarh
d) Gujarat
e) Karnataka

9). Name the project which has been recently launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing piped drinking water to every household in the Telangana.
a) Swacch Bharat Mission
b) National Rural Drinking Water Programme
c) Mission Bhagiratha
d) Mission Sadarmat
e) None of these

10). Name the state which has launched ‘Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana’, a pension scheme for weaver community.
a) Assam
b) Odisha
c) Uttarakhand
d) Uttar Pradesh
e) None

11). Which Bank is aiming to facilitate three million transactions through its inter-operable electronic toll collection facility on national highways by March 2017?
c) Axis
d) Kotak Mahindra
e) Yes

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