15 Sep 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Sep 1st week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Sep 1st 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). Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao has been given the additional charge of which state by President Pranab Mukherjee?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Bihar
c) Karnataka
d) Tamil Nadu
e) Gujarat


2). What is the amount foreign investors will have to invest to secure a Permanent Residency Status (PRS) from the government of India?
a) Rs.5 crore
b) Rs.15 crore
c) Rs.20 crore
d) R.25 crore
e) Rs.30 crore


3). Centre constitutes expert committee to study silt in river Ganga in Bihar. Who is selected as the Chairman of the committee?
a) A. K. Sinha
b) S. K. Sahu
c) A. K. Gosain
d) Rajnish Rajan
e) None of the above


4). Country's economic growth recorded ________ percent in first quarter of current fiscal
a) 7.1%
b) 7.3%
c) 6.9%
d) 7%
e) 6.5%


5). Regional Editors Conference being held in which among the following cities?
a)   Bangalore
b)   Chennai
c)   Hyderabad
d)   Mumbai
e)   Delhi


6). Petroleum companies to hold first international conference on cooking gas in
a)   Pune
b)   Kolkata
c)   Bhubaneswar
d)   Ranchi
e)   Vadodara


7). Sharad Rao who recently passed away was a ___.
a)   Doctor
b)   Teacher
c)   Activist
d)   Union Leader
e)   Journalist


8). Name the rocket launched by SpaceX which exploded in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
a)   Perasus IV
b)   Antares
c)   Falcon 9
d)   Vulcan 5
e)   SPARK


9). Anuradha Rao appointed as MD, CEO of
a)   SBI Capital Markets Ltd
b)   SBI Mutual Fund
c)   SBI Cards & Payments Services Pvt. Ltd. (SBICPSL)
d)   SBI Life Insurance Company Limited
e)   None of these


10). Which among the Local Political Party gets National Party Status?
a) AamAdmi Party
b) Indian National Lok Dal
c) TRS
d) TDP
e) TMC


11). Which among the following private sector banks has announced the launch of a mobile based payment solution, mVisa, for easier retail payment?
a) DCB Bank
b) Axis Bank
c) ICICI Bank
d) RBL Bank
e) Yes Bank


12). Noted poet, literary critic, author and winner of the SahityaAkademi award Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya passed away. He belongs to which state?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Meghalaya
c) Assam
d) Punjab
e) Haryana


13). Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari inaugurated the 4th phase of the Vidyadhanam project at
a) Thiruvananthapuram
b) Kochi
c) Kollam
d) Coimbatore
e) Sivakasi


14). Who has released a special postage stamp to mark Mother Teresa’s canonisation as a saint at The Vatican?
a) Minister of state Commerce and Industry
b) Minister of state Culture
c) Minister of state Communications
d) Minister of state Minority Affairs
e) None of these


15). Which among the following Internet service to offer unlimited broadband at below Rs.1 per GB.
a) Reliance Jio
b) Vodafone
c) Tata
d) BSNL
e) None of these


16). Sriram Balaji and Sasi Kumar recently in news belonging to India is related to which among the following sports?
a) Badminton
b) Tennis
c) Cricket
d) Table Tennis
e) Archery


17). Which of the following country ratified the 2015 Paris agreement to cut global greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the G20 summit beginning 4th of September in Hangzhou, China?
a) Russia
b) China
c) USA
d) 2 and 3
e) 1 and 2


18). Who among the following is the current SBI Chief?
a) K.V.Kamath
b) Chanda Kochhar
c) Shikha Sharma
d) Arundhati Bhattacharya
e) Kiran Mazumendar Shaw


19). India’s first International conference on cooking gas begins in which state?
a) Odisha
b) Meghalaya
c) Mizoram
d) Bihar
e) Assam


20). Which of the following companies has adopted the EU-US privacy shield framework?
a) Microsoft
b) Facebook
c) Twitter
d) Apple
e) Dell


21). Name the newly appointed Chairman and Managing Director of MOIL Ltd.
a) G.P.Kundargi
b) Mukund Chaudhuri
c) Anil Ambani
d) Mukesh Ambani
e) P.K.Singh


22). Which Indian Organisation has won the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy in 2016?
a) Jan Sikshna Sansthan
b) Pratham
c) Teach for India
d) Make A Difference
e) None of these


23). Name the Indian Olympic medallist who announced the retirement recently?
a)   Abhinav Bindra 
b)   Mary Kom
c)   Sushil Kumar
d)   Vijender Singh
e)   None of these


24). Which state/UT has launched ‘Shramdaan movement’ in India?
a)   Odisha
b)   Andhra Pradesh
c)   Puducherry
d)   Lakshadweep
e)   None of these


25). A team of scientists recently discovered a new Ghost Snake Species of elusive, pale grey reptiles in which country?
a)   Iceland 
b)   South Africa
c)   Madagascar
d)   Tanzania
e)   None of these


26). Which country ghost WHO South-East Asia Region’s annual committee meeting?
a)   Sri Lanka
b)   India
c)   Nepal
d)   Bhutan
e)   None of these


27). Urjit Patel recently assumed charge as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.  He is RBI’s?
a)   24th Governor
b)   23rd Governor
c)   26thGovernor
d)   22nd Governor
e)   None of thes


28). Who is the governor of Assam?
a)   Banwarilal Purohit
b)   Kaptan Singh Solanki     
c)   Vajubhai ValA
d)   Mridula Sinha
e)   None of these


29). The 11th Summit of the Group of Twenty (G20) was recently concluded in which of the following cities?
a)   Victoria City                                          
b)   Hamburg
c)   Nanjing                                        
d)   Hangzhou
e)   None of these


30). The Union Government recently launched the UrjaMitra Helpline for power outages. What is the helpline number?
a)   14401                                                   
b)   19999
c)   10920                                                   
d)   92700
e)   None of these


 



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·        July 3rd Week 2016
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·        June 4th Week 2016
·        June 3rd Week 2016
·        June 2nd Week 2016
·        June 1st Week 2016          

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