Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams 2016

    Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS PO Exams (19th 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).Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav has been handed a _______ year-ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) following an appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
    a) 5
    b) 6
    c) 4
    d) 3   
    e) 2

    2).Name the Indian badminton Player who has become the first Indian Badminton player to enter the Final at the Olympics.
    a) Aparna Balan
    b) Ashwini Ponnappa
    c) Jwala Guptta
    d) PV Sindhu
    e) Saina Nehwal

    3).India signed a short-term route agreement with which country to allow transport of petroleum goods?
    a) Myanmar
    b) Bhutan
    c) Afghanistan
    d) Bangladesh
    e) Sri Lanka

    4).Which ministry has launched a portal for online filing of evaluation temple for star rating of mines?
    a) Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
    b) Shipping
    c) Environment
    d) Mines
    e) Finance

    5).India Post Payments Bank will begins its operations in _______.
    a) 2020
    b) 2017
    c) 2019
    d) 2018
    e) 2025

    6).Federal Bank has announced its partnership with which mobile banking application, to provide cashless transactions?
    a) Paytm
    b) Oxigen Wallet
    c) Mobikiwi
    d) PayUMoney
    e) Chillr

    7).Which bank has launched ‘iMobile SmartKeys’, Asia’s first payment service using a smartphone keyboard?
    a) BoB
    b) Axis
    c) PNB
    d) HSBC
    e) ICICI

    8).State Bank of India (SBI) has approved share swap ratio to merge _______ associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB).
    a) 3
    b) 7
    c) 5
    d) 6
    e) 4

    9).The world’s longest& highest glass bottom bridge is set to open soon in which country?
    a) USA
    b) China
    c) Singapore
    d) Malaysia
    e) Cambodia

    10).Govind Tej who passed away on August 18th was a _______.
    a) Film Maker
    b) Journalist
    c) Politician
    d) Businessman
    e) Activist

    11).Name the writer who was awarded the prestigious 25th Vyas Samman 2015 for her poetry collection “Kshama”.
    a) Aroti Dutt
    b) Sunita Jain
    c) Rita Banerji
    d) Jahnavi Shrivastava
    e) Chitra Mudgal

    12).Who won the gold medal in men’s 200 metres event?
    a) Riste Pandev
    b) Usain Bolt
    c) Justin Gatlin
    d) Jimmy Vicaut
    e) None of these

    13).Name the Indian cricketer who is ranked second in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test bowlers rankings.
    a) Ashish Nehra
    b) Ishant Sharma
    c) Ravichandran Ashwin
    d) Mohit Sharma
    e) None of these

    14).Who has selected Donja village in Osmanabad district for development under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna (SAGY)?
    a) Sachin Tendulkar
    b) Kapil Dev
    c) Navjot Singh Siddhu
    d) Smriti Irani
    e) Maneka Gandhi

    15).Which bank has tied up with MMTC for offering the Indian Gold Coin (IGC), the first such offering by the Government?
    a) Axis Bank
    b) Federal Bank
    c) ICICI Bank
    d) SBI
    e) None

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