Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Aug 3rd Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- Aug 3rd 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). Dipa Karmakar finishes fourth in the Vaults final marking India’s most stupendous international achievement. Who won the gold medal?

a) Giulia Steingruber

b) Maria Paseka
c) Simone Biles
d) Oksana Chusovitina
e) Maria

2). ONGC has launched a Rs __________ start-up fund on its diamond jubilee year “to foster, nurture and incubate new ideas related to the oil& gas sector”.
a) 450-crore
b) 330-crore
c) 275-crore
d) 180-crore
e) 100-crore

3). Japan has committed investments of about USD ______ billion in India in various areas including high-speed rail service, manufacturing sector.
a) 45
b) 33
c) 25
d) 18
e) 12

4). The first ever BIO-CNG project in India was inaugurated in
a) Pune
b) Maharashtra
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh
e) Mizoram

5). South Indian Bank associated with which among the following banks to launch co-branded credit card?
a) Punjab National Bank
b) ICICI Bank
c) Syndicate Bank
d) Andhra Bank
e) State Bank of India

6). Name the state whose government will bring in a digital revolution by connecting all its 28,000 gram panchayats in 36 districts by 2017-18 to open the world to rural area.
a) Maharashtra
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Assam
e) Andhra Pradesh

7). Which state has been given the opportunity to host the BRICS summit in mid-October because of its high hospitality standards?
a) Maharashtra
b) Tripura
c) Goa
d) Assam
e) New Delhi

8). Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced a ____ crore rupees special development package for Anantapur district for a plethora of steps that include drought-proofing.
a) 6,554
b) 5,664
c) 6,445
d) 5,446
e) 4,665

9). Name the CLRI scientist who bags A P J Abdul Kalam award.
a) P Shanmugam
b) R Ramanujam
c) V Sadasivam
d) M Maheswara Sharma
e) None of these

10). Anita Wlodarczyk underlined her absolute dominance of the women’s hammer by throwing a world record 82.29 metres to win the Rio Olympic gold by an incredible 554 centimetres. She belongs to which country?
a) Denmark
b) USA
c) Poland
d) Russia
e) Netherlands

11). National Green Highways Mission (NGHM) under NHAI has collaborated with which company for plantations work on NH 7 in Nagpur region?
a) Tata Power Company Ltd
b) Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC)
c) Reliance Power Limited
d) Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited
e) None of the above

12). The Reserve Bank has imposed penalties of up to Rs ___ lakh on four cooperative banks for violation of various norms.
a) 4
b) 5
c) 6
d) 7
e) 2

13). Tata Power Solar commissions 100 MW project for NTPC in which among the following states?

a) Karnataka
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Telangana
e) None of these

14). Which country launched the first-ever quantum satellite to help develop an unhackable communications system?
a) Russia
b) USA
c) India
d) China
e) France

15). Who won against world number two Wang Yihan of China in the badminton women’s singles quarter-finals to enter the semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympics?
a) Carolina Marin
b) Saina Nehwal
c) Li Xuerui
d) PV Sindhu
e) Jwala Gutta

16). India and Bangladesh has agreed to jointly produce a documentary on the ____________war which led to independence for Bangladesh.
a) 1937
b) 1971
c) 1970
d) 1936
e) None of the above

17). Which bank is planning to tap retail investors to issue additional tier I bonds (AT1) to strengthen capital adequacy ratio?
a) Bank of India
b) Indian Overseas Bank
c) Yes Bank
e) Bank of Baroda

18). The Telangana Drinking Water Supply Project (Mission Bhagiratha) has got approval for sanction of ________loans by a consortium of eight banks, led by Andhra Bank.
a) Rs. 7,750 crore
b) Rs. 6,750 crore
c) Rs. 6,850 crore
d) Rs. 9,450 crore
e) Rs. 3,780 crore

19). Which smartphone seller will start manufacturing handsets in India soon announced by the company recently?
a) Xiaomi
b) Oppo
c) Lenovo
d) Huawei
e) Yulong

20). Name the player who has won the only medal India has been able to win at the 31st Olympiad.  She is the only Indian woman wrestler to have ever won a medal at the Olympic Games.
a) Geeta Phogat
b) Sakshi Malik
c) Geeta Singh
d) Geetika Jakhar
e) None of the above

21). The number of web users in India will see a two-fold rise at ___________by 2020 against 350 million at the end of 2015, a latest report said.
a) 730 million
b) 710 million
c) 830 million
d) 630 million
e) None of the above

22). 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

23). 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

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

25). 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

26). 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

27). 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

28). The govt. is likely to tax quasi-equity instruments with which country if these are converted into equity after April 1, 2017?
a) Switzerland
b) Mauritius
c) Singapore
d) USA
e) Norway

29). Who launches various projects under Namami Gange in Varanasi recently?
a) Smriti Irani
b) Uma Bharati
c) Arun Jaitely
d) Narendra Modi
e) Pranab Mukheerje

30). Brazil defeats _______ and wins first Olympic soccer gold.
a) Netherlands
b) Germany
c) Great Britain
d) China
e) Russia


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