10 Aug 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (9th 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). The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed on
a) August 9
b) August 7
c) August 8
d) August 5
e) None

2). The British Council India is to collaborate with the ______ government for promotion of education and culture.
a) New Delhi
b) Bihar
c) Odisha
d) Maharashtra
e) None of the above

3). _________ new projects have been sanctioned in the country with the project cost of Rs. 42392.47 crore for various rural electrification works.
a) 4400
b) 3497
c) 4497
d) 4407
e) 4897

4). Name the state which has approved 14 proposals including promulgation of two ordinances on rotation of office reservation of the Sarpanch at every general elections and amendment.
a) Kerala
b) Odisha
c) Uttarakhand
d) Uttar Pradesh
e) None

5). Rajya Sabha passed a bill to amend the Constitution to facilitate rollout of the historic GST amid government's assurance that the tax rates would be kept "as low as possible". What is the full form of GST?
a) Goods and Services Tax
b) Good Service Tax
c) Goods and Security Tax
d) Goods and Scrutiny test
e) None

6). Which two insurance companies have  announced a deal merging their life insurance businesses to create India's largest listed life insurance company with an estimated market value of Rs67,000 crore?
a) HDFC, Aegon Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
b) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Max group
c) HDFC, Birla Sun Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
d) HDFC, Max group
e) None

7). The RBI also left its growth projections for the Indian economy unchanged at _______ for the financial year ending March 31, 2017.
a) 7.5%
b) 7.6%
c) 7.9%
d) 8.0%
e) 7.1%

8). Name the company which has claimed to be the first cloud-based software provider to offer Goods and Services Tax (GST) ready software suite in India.
a) Cypher Cloud
b) Deskera
c) Tata Consultancy Services
d) Infosys
e) InstaCompute – Tata Communication

9). Government of India permits Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) across the hydrocarbon value chain covering which of the following sector?
a) Upstream sector
b) Downstream sector
c) Midstream sector
d) 2 and 3
e) 1, 2 and 3

10). According to Moody's Investors Service, Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) will benefit from the RBI's decision to herald --------- universal banking licence regime.
a) on tap
b) in tap
c) upon tap
d) up tap
e) tap upon

11). Which pharmaceutical company has received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacture and market ant-infective drug linezolid injection, 600 mg/300 mL (2 mg/mL)?
a) Natco Pharma Ltd
b) Aurobindo Pharma Limited
c) Avon organics ltd
d) Lupin
e) None of these

12). Ledecky from suburban Washington gave the United States its first ____ gold medal of the Rio Olympics, crushing her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle.
a) Archery
b) Swimming
c) Boxing
d) Racing
e) Weightlifting

13). Name the former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh who was found dead at the Chief Minister’s official residence.
a) Nabam Tuki
b) Kalikho Pul       
c) Jarbom Gamlin 
d) Dorjee Khandu
e) None of these

14). Name the new social network that is launched by Orkut.
a) Hello
b) Hai
c) Good
d) Update
e) Clap

15). Name the person who has won the 2016 Commonwealth Chess championship crown recently?
a) Tania Sachdev
b) S L narayanan
c) Abhijeet Gupta
d) Deep Chakravarty
e) None of these

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