Thursday, 21 July 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For SBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. Economic affairs secretary expressed hope that the likely passage of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Parliament would further add to the business sentiment, fuelling growth. Who is Economic affairs secretary?
a) Shaktikanta Das 
b) Arun Jaitley
c) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
d) Arun Ram Meghwal
e) None of the above

Q2. Stepping up its diplomatic outreach to China ahead of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) plenary in Seoul, Foreign Secretary made a quiet trip to Beijing to try and win over China’s backing for India’s membership. Who is the Foreign Secretary of India?
a) Nripendra Misra
b) Hasmukh Adhia
c) Ratan P Watal
d) S Jaishankar
e) Ashok Lavasa

Q3. Which country's parliament has recently passed a contentious bill to allow medically-assisted death for terminally ill people?
a) India
b) Pakistan
c) Canada 
d) China
e) Brazil

Q4. India can maintain a growth rate of how much per cent in 2016-17 by the World Bank (WB)?
a) 7.1 per cent
b) 7.9 per cent
c) 7.4 per cent
d) 7.6 per cent
e) 7.7 per cent

Q5. Anne Hathaway is the latest Hollywood figure to be appointed by the United Nations as a _____________.
a) Global Child Welfare Ambassador
b) Global Goodwill Ambassador 
c) Women Rights Ambassador
d) Women and Child Welfare Ambassador
e) Global Angel Ambassador

Q6. Shaminda Eranga suspended for illegal bowling action. He represents which country?
a) England
b) Kenya
c) South Africa
d) India
e) Sri Lanka 

Q7.  Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the prestigious National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)?
a) Kirti Azad
b) Chetan Chauhan
c)) Kapil Dev
d) Ravi Shastri
e) None of the above

Q8. As facilitated by the government of India Non Resident Indians (NRIs) can now open NPS accounts online if they have Aadhaar Card or PAN card. NPS stand for?
a) National Post Savings 
b) National Pension Savings
c) National People Savings 
d) National Payment Savings
e) None of the above

Q9. The 2016 season sees Azerbaijan become the latest addition to the Formula One calendar, with capital city Baku playing host to what claims to be the fastest street circuit of the season, on a layout designed by renowned F1 track architect Hermann Tilke. Who won the European Grand Prix 2016?
a) Jenson Button
b) Lewis Hamilton
c) Sebastian Vettel
d) Nico Rosberg
e) None of the above

Q10. The second International Day of Yoga is being celebrated across the globe on 21st June 2016. What was the theme for this year?
a) Connect the Youth
b) Yoga for Health
c) Aao surya namaskar kare
d) Yoga: Help us
e) None of the above

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