30 Aug 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Aug 2nd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Aug 2nd Week 2016:                                        
Dear Readers, Weekly Current affairs Quiz about the country and world were asked here. Candidates those who are preparing for all competitive and 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). 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


3). 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


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


5). 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


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). 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


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


9). 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


10). Government to set up committee to review e-commerce rules. Who is the head of the committee?
a)   Shri V.K. Saraswat
b)   Prof. Ramesh Chand
c)   Shri Bibek Debroy
d)   Mr Amitabh Kant
e)   None of these


11). Pawan Kumar Bajaj appointed as CEO of which among the following banks?
a)   Bank of Maharashtra
b)   United Bank of India
c)   Indian Overseas Bank
d)   Punjab National Bank
e)   Bank of Baroda


12). India’s second largest mobile operator Vodafone has renewed its multi-million dollar agreement for IT infrastructure with tech giant ________for another five years.
a)   IBM
b)   Wipro
c)   CSC
d)   Accenture
e)   Microsoft


13). Max Hypermarkets India appoints who among the following as Managing Director?
a)   Rajeev Krishnan
b)   Rajeev Subhash
c)   Rajeev Chandra
d)   Rajeev Sham
e)   None of these


14). Who will be honoured at the United Nations on India's 70th Independence Day by a performance by Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman at the world body's iconic General Assembly?
a)   Gopalakrishnan
b)   Sankaranarayanan
c)   M S Subbulakshmi
d)   M. Balamuralikrishna
e)   Sudha Ragunathan


15). Film producer, script and screenplay writer and lyricist Panchu Arunachalam passes away recently. He belongs to
a)   Andhra Pradesh
b)   Telangana
c)   Karnataka
d)   Tamil Nadu
e)   Kerala


16). Name the mobile app that is launched by the MSAI and Nirbhaya Jyoti Trust for women safety.
a)   I feel Safe
b)   Safety first
c)   Ladies safety
d)   Nirbhaya Jyoti
e)   None of these


17).  The ambitious Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and System (CCTNS) project will be operationalised by
a)   31st March 2017
b)   31st January 2017
c)   31st December 2016
d)   30th April 2017
e)   30th November 2016


18).  Puducherry joined and became the first union territory to join Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY). An overall net benefit of ------------ approx. would accrue to the UT by opting to participate in UDAY.
a)   Rs 278 crores
b)   Rs 368 crores
c)   Rs 378 crores
d)   Rs 372 crores
e)   Rs 978 crores


19).  Government has notified the national Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) policy. Early Childhood Care and Education comes under which scheme?
a)   Integrated Child Developing Service (ICDS)
b)   Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS)
c)   Integrated Children Development State (ICDS)
d)   Integrated Child Develop Service (ICDS)
e)   Integrating Child Development Service (ICDS)


20).  Name the project which has started by Syndicate Bank for providing improved customer service and latest digital banking services.
a)   Project Digital
b)   Project Ananya
c)   Project Digital Banking
d)   Project Anamika
e)   None


21).  Who among the following Indians were included in ‘Forbes' list of 100 richest tech tycoons
a)   Mukesh Ambani and Azim Premji
b)   Dilip Shanghvi and Shiv Nadar
c)   Mukesh Ambani and Shiv Nadar
d)   Dilip Shanghvi and Azim Premji
e)   Azim Premji and Shiv Nadar


22). After the President approval for the new IIT’s how many new IIT’s are coming the country?
a)   Five
b)   Six
c)   Seven
d)   Eight
e)   Twelve


23). Which state government recently decided to grant 33% reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies?
a)   Mizoram
b)   Himachal Pradesh
c)   Nagaland
d)   Tripura
e)   Meghalaya


24). IRDAI has imposed _______ lakh rupees fine on Bharti Axa General Insurance Co Ltd for violation of various norms
a)   Rs.35 lakh
b)   Rs.125 lakh
c)   Rs.135 lakh
d)   Rs.75 lakh
e)   Rs.55 lakh


25). Recently, which bank has announced the availability of Flipkart mobile site in its mobile banking app?
a)   Yes Bank
b)   Kotak Mahindra Bank
c)   ICICI Bank
d)   HDFC Bank
e)   Axis Bank


26). Sriram Rajamani has been named as ____ managing director of its India research lab at Bengaluru?
a)   Microsoft
b)   Facebook
c)   Google
d)   LinkedIn
e)   Yahoo


27). Every year World Elephant Day is observed on August 12th. It is first being observed in which year?
a)   2009
b)   2012
c)   2013
d)   2014
e)   2007


28). Sri Lanka signed a tripartite agreement to proceed with the construction of a mega multi-billion dollar port city project in capital Colombo with which among the following countries?
a)     China
b)     Switzerland
c)     Russia
d)     Bhutan
e)     South Korea


29). Cipla Ltd has appointed who among the following as the managing director & global chief executive officer of the company effective September 1, 2016.
a)   Umang Vohra
b)   Manohar Narayanan
c)   Pradeep Vohra
d)   Sudeep Manohar
e)   None of these


30). Dipika Pallikal is associated with which among the following sports?
a)   Tennis
b)   Badminton
c)   Archery
d)   Squash
e)   Gymnastics






More Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Click Below:
·        Aug 1st Week 2016
·        July 4th Week 2016
·        July 3rd Week 2016
·        July 2nd Week 2016
·        July 1st Week 2016
·        June 4th Week 2016
·        June 3rd Week 2016
·        June 2nd Week 2016
·        June 1st Week 2016          

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