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. Name the sportsperson who has been chosen for the 2016 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award?
a) MS Dhoni
b) Vishwanathan Anand
c) Ritu Rani
d) Mithali Raj
e) Sania Mirza

2. PM Narendra Modi launched ‘Stand Up India’ scheme recently. Under the scheme, ______ bank branches in the country will provide loans to certain entrepreneurs?
a) 25,000 lakh
b) 50,000 lakh
c) 1 lakh
d) 1.25 lakh
e) 2.50 lakh

3. India's first instant loan giving app was launched in Mumbai recently. Name the app?
a) InstCash
b) CashApp
c) EzeeCASH
d) CASHe
e) CashMATE

4. The govt has set up a highlevel committee to suggest ways to strengthen the security along the border with Pakistan. The Committee is chaired by?
a) Rajiv Mehrishi
b) LC Goyal
c) VK Singh
d) Madhukar Gupta
e) Bikram Singh

5. Myneni Hari Prasad Rao, who passed away recently, was considered the architect of _______ Atomic Power Station?
a) Narora
b) Rajasthan
c) Tarapur
d) Kakrapar
e) Madras

6. Manish Sharma has become the first Indian and the youngest ever to become an executive officer of?
a) Sony
b) Apple
c) Samsung
d) LG
e) Panasonic

7. Aadhaar is now the largest digital platform in the world for transparent delivery of services as its enrolment recently hit a milestone of?
a) 25 cr
b) 40 cr
c) 50 cr
d) 75 cr
e) 100 cr

8. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) recently commissioned a seasonwise tiltable canal top solar PV plant at Bhimavaram in?
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Karnataka
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Rajasthan
e) Madhya Pradesh

9. Visiline Jepkesho and Cyprian Kotut won women’s and men’s titles respectively at the 40th edition of the Paris Marathon recently. Both of them belong to?
a) Kenya
b) Ethiopia
c) Eretria
d) Nigeria
e) Zambia

10. Which of the following countries launched the world’s first public immunization program for dengue fever recently?
a) Philippines
b) Mexico
c) Al Salvador
d) Thailand
e) Malaysia