31 Oct 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO/Clerk Exams 2016

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO/Clerk Exams (29th October 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/Clerk exam and all other Banking exams can use these questions.

Important Current Affairs Quiz:    29thOctober 2016
1). The government has approved construction of ______ houses for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(Urban).
a)   86,126
b)   84,460
c)   85,569
d)   85,557
e)   88,900

2). Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched a new train in Uttar Pradesh. It will run from _____ to _____.
a)   Allahabad to Sriniwaspuri
b)   Anand Vihar to Ballia
c)   Gorakhpur to Patna
d)   Kanpur to Hauz Khas
e)   Varanasi to Narela

3). Centre soon to open ______ pharmacy AMRIT outlets in different parts of the country to provide affordable medicines?
a)   300
b)   350
c)   340
d)   470
e)   400

4). Name the state, which has becomes India’s second open defecation free state?
a)   Andhra Pradesh
b)   Assam
c)   Bihar
d)   Himachal Pradesh
e)   Nagaland

5). Centre sanctions Rs _____  cr for development of roads in Vijayapura District of Karnataka?
a)   100
b)   300
c)   200
d)   250
e)   500

6). Which country has announced to award High-Altitude Medal for soldiers to recognise their services in the tough terrain and adverse climate areas?
a)   Russia
b)   Japan
c)   Germany
d)   USA
e)   India

7). State Bank of India (SBI) and ICICI Bank have cut their lending rates at ____% and ___% respectively.
a)   0.15 and 0.10
b)   0.20 and 0.35
c)   0.10 and 0.15
d)   0.20 and 0.10
e)   0.25 and 0.50

8). What is the India's rank in the latest Global Youth Development Index?
a)   117
b)   133
c)   132
d)   158
e)   171

9). Which of the following country has lost its bid to become a member of the UN’s human rights council?
a)   Russia
b)   China
c)   Pakistan
d)   India
e)   Germany

10). Name he person who has been appointed as adviser to the World Bank for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) activist?
a)   Akbaraly Aitikeev
b)   Clifton Cortez
c)   Henry Ramos Allup
d)   Martín Fernández de Enciso
e)   Raimonds Vējonis

11). Who has been appointed as chief executive of the World Bank?
a)   Christos Stylianides
b)   Jacek Dominik
c)   Karel De Gucht
d)   Kristalina Georgieva
e)   Meglena Kuneva

12). Name of the American singer, who has accepted the Nobel Prize in literature.
a)   Bob Dylan
b)   Derroll Adams
c)   Josh Beech
d)   Madi Diaz
e)   Terry Gilkyson

13). India has approved an agreement with which of the following country regarding transfer of sentenced persons?
a)   Austria
b)   Estonia
c)   Finland
d)   Myanmar
e)   Afghanistan

14). Name the film, which has won the award for best documentary at the 6th CAM International Film Festival in Cairo?
a)   Bawandar
b)   Daughters of Mother India
c)   Kaaka Muttai
d)   Keshu
e)   Nachom-ia Kumpasar

15). Whichof the following year will the new law prohibiting benami transactions come into effect?
a)   2016
b)   2017
c)   2018
d)   2019
e)   2020

16).  Which of the following bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with MMTC for the sale of these coins?
a)   Andhra Bank
b)   Bank of Baroda
c)   Bank of Maharashtra
d)   Indian overseas bank
e)   Union bank of India

17). The Labour Ministry will pay a minimum wage of Rs. _____ per day for unskilled agricultural labour in C-class towns from November?
a)   300
b)   350
c)   400
d)   450
e)   500

18). What was the theme of India’s first National Ayurveda Day?
a)     Prevention and Control of Diabetes through Ayurveda
b)     Ayurveda Controls Diabetes and Chronic Disease
c)     Ayurveda is Life
d)     Prevention and Control of Diabetes
e)     Ayurveda Controls Diabetes

19). Which of the following film will be the opening film of Indian Panaroma 2016 in Goa at 47th International Film Festival of India?
a)     Ishti
b)     Baahubali
c)     Piku
d)     Visarani
e)     Queen

20). Shashikala Kakodkar who passed away, she was a _____.
a)   Actor
b)   Journalist
c)   Politician
d)   Sportsperson
e)   Writer


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