Friday, 26 August 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For RBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. India and which country pledged to pursue new opportunities to bolster economic growth and sustainable development, promote peace and security? 
(a) Mexico
(b) Switzerland
(c) Afghanistan
(d) USA
(e) Qatar

2. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulated which of the following Radio channel on completion of 80 years?
(a) Vividh Bharati
(b) Radio Mirchi
(c) FM Gold
(d) All India Radio
(e) None of the above

Q3. Which of the following government has launched a smartphone app that would alert users for possible terror attacks and provide them  information on how to stay safe?
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) France
(d) Germany
(e) India

Q4. The World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has slashed its 2016 growth forecast by 0.5 per cent to how much per cent and said it is critically important for governments to pursue policies that boos economic growth and improve the livelihood of those living in extreme poverty.
(a) 7.1 Per cent
(b) 2.4 Per cent
(c) 3.7 Per cent
(d) 4.9 Per cent
(e) None of the above

Q5. Which of the following Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd (a subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd) to help farmers associated with the latter to avail of finance against receivables due from the company?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Axis Bank

Q6. India and which country have joined hands to start an observational campaign from June 8 to July end to better understand small-scale processes that drive monsoon variability and predictability recently?
(a) China
(b) Singapore
(c) Russia
(d) Jordan
(e) United Kingdom

Q7. Global e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will step up investments in India by pumping in another $3 billion in the country. Who is the CEO of Amazon?
(a) Satya Nadella
(b) Ginni Rometty
(c) Jeff Bezos
(d) Kunal Bahl
(e) None of the above

Q8. The Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women' in the world list 2016 is topped by ____________. Forbes’ world’s 100 most powerful women includes the women who are building billion-dollar brands and calling the shots in the financial markets.
(a) Chanda Kochhar
(b) Kiran Mazumdar
(c) Shobhana Bhartia
(d) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
(e) Angela Merkel

Q9. Name the Chess Grandmaster who has passed away recently in Wohlen, Switzerland?
(a) Jacob Aagaard
(b) Hasan Abbasifar
(c) Varuzhan Akobian
(d) Victor Korchnoi
(e) None of the above

Q10. Name the bilateral air exercise, the second in the series between the Indian Air Force(IAF) and the United Arab Emirates Air Force(UAE AF), concluded at the Al Dhafra Air Base in the UAE.
(a) Indradhanush
(b) Desert Eagle II
(c) Malabar
(d) Garuda
(e) None of the above

Q11. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pardhan has said that Under the Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme more than 15 crore people have been benefited and government saved around how much in the last two years?
(a) Rs 72,400 crore
(b) Rs 52,500 crore
(c) Rs 84,700 crore
(d) Rs 22,000 crore
(e) None of the above

Q12. Mexico support to India’s membership to the Nuclear Supplier Group and working towards elevating relationship from Privilege Partners to Strategic Partnership were two important outcomes of the bilateral talks held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mexican President. Who is the present president of Mexico?
(a) Ollanta Humala
(b) Enrique Pena Nieto
(c) Yingluck Shinawatra
(d) Rosen Plevneliev
(e) None of the above

Q13. India has expressed concern over the continuous decline in contributions to the UN Development Programme(UNDP) at a time when the agency has to step up its activities and assist member states in their efforts to achieve the ambitious 2030 development agenda. Where is the headquarter of UNDP?
(a) Paris, France
(b) Nairobi, Kenya
(c) Brussels, Belgium
(d) Tokyo, Japan
(e) New York, USA

Q14. Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for using a prohibited drug. She belongs to which of the following country?
(a) USA
(b) France
(c) Russia
(d) Denmark
(e) China

Q15. T S John has passed away at a hospital recently. He was the former assembly speaker of?
(a) Kerala
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka
(d) Bihar
(e) Gujarat

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