Sunday, 24 July 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For SBI/IBPS Exams

Q1.  UDAY is a path breaking reform and the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of affordable and accessible 24x7 Power for All. The Cabinet approved an extension in the deadline for implementing the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) to ________.
a) December 31, 2017
b) March 31, 2018
c) June 30, 2018
d) March 31, 2017
e) May 31, 2019

Q2. AIIB President Jin Liqun and Chinese Vice Minister of Finance Shi Yaobin signed a Contribution Agreement in which city on China’s $50 million contribution to the newly established AIIB Project Preparation Special Fund (the Fund)?
a) Shanghai
b) Beijing 
c) Tokyo
d) Guangzhou
e) Nanchang

Q3. _________________, President and CEO, of global technology player and investment bank Soft Bank Group (SBG) has resigned from his position recently.
a) Rana Kapoor
b) Nikesh Arora
c) Chandra Shekhar Ghosh
d) Sundar Pichai
e) None of the above.

Q4. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment company headquartered in Mumbai. Who was the chairman of state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India who has resigned two years before his term ends?
a) SK Roy
b) TS Vijayan
c) RS Sharma
d) TM Bhasin
e) Nikesh Arora

Q5. Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways dedicated the 81 Km New Rail Line to the nation by flagging- off the inaugural Passenger Train Service between __________ and _________ through video-conferencing.
a) Ambala, Amritsar
b) Faridabad, Kurukshetra
c) Rohtak, Guru gram
d) Sonepat, Jind 
e) Patna, Ranchi

Q6. Which bank recently sold 18 per cent of its stake in Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company to joint venture partner Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company (DILIC)?
a) Bank of India 
b) Bank of Maharashtra
c) State Bank of India
d) Punjab and Sindh Bank
e) None of the above

Q7. Which country became the tenth largest recipient of foreign direct investment in 2015 in the world, grossing $44 billion following a series of reforms by the government, as per the latest World Investment Report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)? 
a) Pakistan
b) China
c) Russia
d) India 
e) Sri Lanka

Q8. Which Indian Company has snapped up digital transformation firm UK-based entity BIO Agency for 40 million pounds in an all-cash deal to expand its digital portfolio?
a) RIL
b) Tech Mahindra
c) TCS
d) Wipro
e) Adani Group

Q9. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is an intergovernmental organization founded in Shanghai on 15 June 2001 by six countries, People’s Republic of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Where Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit was held recently?
a) Beijing, China
b) Ufa, Russia
c) New Delhi, India
d) Tashkent, Uzbekistan
e) None of the above

Q10. The Union Cabinet has approved the mega-spectrum auction plan which is estimated to fetch how much amount to the exchequer?
a) Rs 15.45 lakh crore 
b) Rs 12.20 lakh crore
c) Rs 7.26 lakh crore
d) Rs 5.66 lakh crore 
e) None of the above

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