Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Current Affairs Quiz

Dear BA'ians,
We present to you a current affairs quiz to keep you updated with the happenings around you with reference to the upcoming competitive exams.This quiz will be provided to with detailed solution, to add to your knowledge base.



1. In order to address the climate change issues in the two countries, India and _____ have launched the FulbrightKalam
Climate Fellowship.
a) UK
b) Japan
c) Germany 
d) France
e) US 


2. What is the new name of the LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) being implemented at present?
a) ROSHNI 
b) CHIRAG
c) SURYA 
d) JAN JYOTI
e) UJALA


3. Which of the following cities has been declared the world's most expensive city in 2016 as per the 2016 Worldwide Cost of Living survey?
a) Zurich 
b) Singapore
c) Tokyo 
d) Los Angeles
e) New York


4. The winner of the 2016 WGCCadillac Championship is?
a) Adam Scott 
b) Dustin Johnson
c) Patrick Reed 
d) Gaganjeet Bhullar
e) None of these


5. Which of the following banks in India has launched “iWork@home”, a first of its kind programme that allows women employees to work from home for up to a year?
a) HDFC Bank 
b) Axis Bank
c) Yes Bank 
d) ICICI Bank
e) Kotak Mahindra Bank 


6.The market regulator SEBI has given its inprinciple nod to which of the following stock exchanges to list itself on a bourse? (It is the Asia’s oldest stock exchange)
a) Magadh Stock Exchange 
b) Calcutta Stock Exchange
c) MCX Stock Exchange 
d) Bombay Stock Exchange
e) National Stock Exchange


7. Who among the following has been appointed as Deputy Chief of Army by the govt?
a) Ashok Singh
b) NPS Hira
c) Praveen Bakshi 
d) KJ Singh
e) None of these 


8. Which of the following cities has been declared the world's most expensive city in 2016 as per the 2016 Worldwide Cost of Living survey?
a) Zurich 
b) Singapore
c) Tokyo 
d) Los Angeles
e) New York


9. India cohosted the meet on Asia’s economic challenges in New Delhi recently named ‘Advancing Asia’ with which of the following institutions?
a) World Bank 
b) IMF
c) ADB 
d) AIIB
e) New Development Bank


10. The Uber Inc recently inaugurated its first engineering centre in Asia in which of the following city?
a) New Delhi 
b) Hyderabad
c) Chennai 
d) Bengaluru
e) Pune


11. According to the IRCTC survey, which railway station has been named the cleanest in India? 
a) Varanasi railway station 
b) Surat railway station 
c) Rajkot railway station 
d) Bilaspur railway station
e) New Delhi Railway station


12. Who is the author of the book titled “Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography”? 
a) Pramod Kapoor 
b) Arundhati Roy 
c) Ambrish Tripathi 
d) Aarathi Prasad
e) Chetan Bhagat


13. The 2016 Global Bamboo Summit will be hosted by which city of India? 
a) Udaipur 
b) Rajkot 
c) Panaji 
d) Indore
e) Dispur


14. Exercise Iron Fist 2016 has conducted by the Indian Air Force in which state? 
a) Maharashtra 
b) Rajasthan 
c) West Bengal 
d) Kerala
e) Gujarat


15. Which union ministry is hosting “The Everlasting Flame International Programme”? 
a) Ministry of Home Affairs 
b) Ministry of Finance 
c) Ministry of Minority Affairs 
d) Ministry of Railways 
e) Ministry of Women and child Development



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