Current Affairs Quiz for SBI clerk 2016 and NABARD

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, at the same time prepare you for them.This quiz will be provided to with detailed solution, to add to your knowledge base.

1. Who among the following won the “Best Actress in a Leading Role” awards at the 2016 Oscars?
a) Cate Blanchett (Carol)
b) Brie Larson (Room)
c) Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)
d) Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)
e) Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)

2. Faustin Archange Touadera took oath as the new elected president of which of the following countries recently?
a) Nigeria
b) Central African Republic
c) Chad
d) Cameroon
e) Ethiopia

3. The limit for long term FPIs in central govt securities will be enhanced to what amount from 4 Apr 2016?
a) Rs 44,100 cr
b) Rs 50,000 cr
c) Rs 56,000 cr
d) Rs 60,000 cr
e) Rs 65,000 cr

4. The govt has set a target of 175 Gigawatts of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022. Of this, what amount of energy is to come from solar power?
a) 50 GW
b) 75 GW
c) 90 GW
d) 100 GW
e) 150 GW

5. Kachhabali village in which of the following states became the 1st in the state to vote to close down its lone liquor shop recently?
a) Bihar
b) Rajasthan
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh
e) Karnataka

6. Which of the following is India’s fastest growing state with a growth rate of 9.7% in 2013-14?
a) Arunachal Pradesh
b) Tripura
c) Gujarat
d) Madhya Pradesh
e) Meghalaya

7. India signed two bilateral advance pricing agreements (APAs) recently with which country in its efforts to provide certainty and stability in tax policies to foreign investors?
a) UK
b) China
c) South Korea
d) Mauritius
e) Germany

8. Which of the following cities is known as ‘The City of Destiny’?
a) Chennai
b) Nagpur
c) Ajmer
d) Vishakhapatnam
e) Bengaluru

9. The lenders invoked SDR scheme introduced by the RBI for the first time in case of Electrosteel Steels recently. What is the full form of the term SDR in this regard?
a) Specific Drawing Rights
b) Strategic Drawing Rights
c) Strategic Debt Restructuring
d) Specific Default Restructuring
e) None of the above

10. ____________ has been appointed as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) for a period of three years?
a) Avinash K Srivastava
b) Siraj Hussain
c) Kamlesh Kumar Pandey
d) Shobhana K Pattanayak
e) Anup K Pujari