13 Sep 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Aug 4th Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Aug 4th 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). Name the Indian actor who has been chosen for the French honour of Chevalier award?
a) Rajini Kanth
b) Amitab Bachan
c) Kamal Hasan
d) Amir Khan
e) Sanjay Datt


2). Who has been appointed as the Governor of Punjab?
a) VP Singh Badnore
b) BK Nehru
c) SMH Burney
d) Najma Heptulla
e) Ved Marwah


3). Vijay Goel Flags off TirangaYaatra in Delhi. Vijay Goel is the minister of which Portfolio?
a) Road Transport and Highways Shipping
b) Labour and Employment
c) Youth Affairs and Sports
d) Petroleum and Natural Gas
e) Department of Atomic Energy


4). __________ has agreed to partner with Railways for digitising and showcasing its heritage on digital platforms.
a) Microsoft
b) Google
c) Facebook
d) Yahoo
e) Twitter


5). Which state became the first state in the country to draft its own internal security legislation The Maharashtra Protection of Internal Security Act (MPISA), 2016?
a) Meghalaya
b) Maharashtra
c) Gujarat
d) Himachal Pradesh
e) Kerala


6). Name the Mobile app launched by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for farmers.
a) Kisan Karma
b) Kisan Aage Kadam
c) Kisan Suraksha
d) Kisan Suvidha
e) None of these


7). Which of the following bank has raised Rs 1,000 crore through bonds to fund business growth?
a) United Bank of India
b) State Bank of India
c) ICICI
d) Axis Bank
e) Bank of Baroda


8). Who is the current governor of Assam?
a) Ajit Singh
b) Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
c) Banwarilal Purohit
d) Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
e) Tathagata Roy


9). President of India inaugurates CII-IIEST conference on “Enabling Make in India through Industry Academia Innovation Platform” in
a) Kolkata, West Bengal
b) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
c) New Delhi
d) Bangalore, Karnataka
e) Hyderabad, Telangana


10). Which country will not compete in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio after losing an appeal against a ban imposed for state-sponsored doping?
a) USA
b) Greece
c) Russia
d) Kuwait
e) Chile


11). Which company has acquired artificial intelligence startup Genee?
a) Facebook
b) Microsoft
c) Oracle
d) Adobe
e) IBM


12). Odisha Cabinet has approved the Odisha Startup Policy 2016. It will deal with _____.
a) Education
b) Sports
c) Agriculture
d) Entrepreneurship
e) None of these


13). The world’s largest indoor theme park is set to open in which country to lure back some of the tourists and residents who often flee abroad during the scorching desert summer?
a) Saudi Arabia
b) Dubai
c) New York
d) USA
e) China


14). Akhlaq Ur Rahman Kidwai, who served as Governor of many states, including Bihar, West Bengal and Haryana, passed away after brief illness. He was a recipient of_______
a) Bharat Ratna
b) Padma Bhushan
c) Padma Vibhushan
d) Arjuna Award
e) Both B and C


15). The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of new Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and
a) Fiji
b) South Korea
c) Malaysia
d) Bhutan
e) Ukraine


16). How many Indian companies have made it to the Forbes list of 'World's Most Innovative Companies' of 2016?
a) Three
b) Five
c) Seven
d) Nine
e) Eleven


17). Rio Olympics bronze medal winner Sakshi Malik has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Beti Bachao, Beti Padao for which state?
a) Maharashtra
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Haryana
e) Punjab


18). Delhi Assembly today ratified the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill, becoming the third non-BJP-ruled state Delhi's share in central taxes has been stagnant (slow-moving) at ___________for the last 17 year and rolling out of GST is expected to increase its share in central taxes significantly.
a) Rs225 crore
b) Rs325 crore
c) Rs425 crore
d) Rs525 crore
e) None


19). Name the Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister and DRDO's DG (Missiles & Strategic Systems), who was conferred the first IEI-IEEE Award for engineering excellence 2015.
a) A. Sivathanu Pillai
b) V. K. Saraswat
c) Shri Sudhir Kumar Mishra
d) G. Satheesh Reddy
e) None


20). How many Indian companies have made it to the Forbes list of 'World's Most Innovative Companies' of 2016?
a) Three
b) Five
c) Seven
d) Nine
e) Eleven


21). The Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) has organised a film festival in
a) Mizoram
b) Punjab
c) Assam
d) Karnataka
e) Nagaland
Answer: e)


22). Which state government has announced a public-private partnership model for their initiative ’mission transform’ of 1,000 most backward villages across the state?
a)   Madhya Pradesh
b)   Andhra Pradesh
c)   Gujarat
d)   Karnataka
e)   Maharashtra


23). Name the Football player who has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.
a)   Lionel Messia
b)   Gareth Bale
c)   Cristiano Ronald
d)   Toni Kroos
e)   Gianluigi Buffon


24). The Central government has appointed Gopal Murli Bhagat as Executive Director of
a)   Andhra Bank
b)   Vijaya Bank
c)   Corporation Bank
d)   Canara Bank
e)   None of these


25). Season-3 of the Indian Super League (ISL) football would be held from October 1 to December 18. In which city the opening game scheduled?
a)   Ahmedabad
b)   Pune
c)   Kolkata
d)   Delhi
e)   None of these


26). Which among the following banks will issue bonds worth Rs. 500 crore tomorrow to meet its long-term capital requirements?
a)   HDFC
b)   Syndicate Bank
c)   Karur Vysya Bank
d)   ICICI Bank
e)   None of these


27). US-based Financial services major, Goldman Sachs has marginally revised upwards its India CPI inflation forecast to
a) 5.5%
b) 6.6%
c) 7.7%
d) 8.8%
e) 9.8%


28). Which country won against India in the first T20 in Florida on August 27?
a) West Indies
b) Sri Lanka
c) England
d) Australia
e) New Zealand


29). Which among the following banks is planning to raise Rs.1,000 crore through additional Tier-I bonds (AT1) to increase its capital adequacy and business growth, reports claimed.
a) Oriental Bank of Commerce
b) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
c) Andhra Bank
d) Syndicate Bank
e) IndusInd Bank


30). National Sports Day in India is observed on
a)   August 29
b)   September 29
c)   July 29
d)   October 29
e)   June 29







 



More Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Click Below:
·        Aug 3rd Week 2016
·        Aug 2nd Week 2016
·        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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