Friday, 6 May 2016

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. SS Tarapore passed away in Mumbai recently.He was an economist and the former?
a) governor of RBI 
b) deputy governor of the RBI
c) CMD of State Bank of India 
d) chairman of NABARD
e) CMD of SIDBI 

2. Haryana and Ontario signed an MoU recently aimed at enhancing commercial and cultural ties. Ontario is a province of?
a) US 
b) France
c) Germany 
d) Canada
e) Japan 

3. Which of the following Indian films recently bagged the Best First Foreign Film Award conferred by the French Syndicate of Cinema Critics 2016 (FSCC)?
a) PK 
b) Bajrangi Bhaijaan
c) Tanu Weds Manu Returns 
d) Titli
e) Piku 

4. ______ has won the 61st National School Athletics championship held in Kozhikode, Kerala?
a) Maharashtra 
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Kerala 
d) Uttar Pradesh
e) Karnataka 

5. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the ______ virus a global health emergency recently?
a) Ebola 
b) Dengue
c) Tuberculosis 
d) Swine Flu
e) Zika 

6. The Supreme Court has appointed a committee to sell assets of Pearls Agrotech Corporation Ltd (PACL) and refund Rs 49,000 cr to the investors under the chairmanship of?
a) Mukul Mudgal 
b) Dipak Misra
c) RM Lodha 
d) Jagdish Singh Khehar
e) Anil R Dave 

7. Name the legendary playback singer who entered Guinness World Records recently for recording highest number of songs in several languages?
a) Asha Bhosle 
b) P Susheela
c) Alka Yagnik 
d) Kavita Krishnamurthy
e) Sujatha Mohan 

8. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to provide interest on inoperative accounts from?
a) 1 Apr 2016 
b) 1 May 2016
c) 1 Jun 2016 
d) 1 Sep 2016
e) 1 Apr 2017 

9. 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 

10. PM Narendra Modi recently launched Asia's biggest telescope located at Devasthal near Nainital in Uttarakhand which is developed with assistance of?
a) Sweden 
b) US
c) Norway 
d) Belgium
e) France 

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