Monday, 29 August 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For RBI/IBPS Exams



Q1. India will host the ________ annual summit of BRICS from October 15-16 in Goa in its capacity as chair of the influential bloc comprising five countries with 42 per cent of the world population and combined GDP of over US$ 16 trillion.
(a) Third
(b) Fifth
(c) Sixth
(d) Tenth
(e) Eighth

Q2. The World Trade Centre (WTC) had its second Make in India programme on ‘Microfinance: A Game Changer for Financial Inclusion’ on June 24 at which of the following place?
(a) Pune
(b) Mumbai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Goa
(e) Hyderabad

Q3. India, Japan and which of the following country kicked off their marine war games, Malabar Exercise, near South China Sea? The 8-day joint exercises will see in action over 100 aircraft and 22 naval ships including a nuclear submarine.
(a) Germany
(b) UK
(c) USA
(d) Russia
(e) China

Q4. US President Barack Obama has approved new authorities for U.S. forces in which country that loosen restrictions over airstrikes and give US forces more flexibility in how they partner that country's troop?
(a) Pakistan
(b) Afghanistan
(c) Syria
(d) Jordan
(e) None of the above

Q5. Union Urban Development Ministry has sanctioned how much rupees for development of Machilipatnam town in Andhra Pradesh under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme?
(a) RS 37.5 crore
(b) RS 67.7 crore  
(c) RS 88.1 crore  
(d) RS 64.3 crore  
(e) RS 55.2 crore 

Q6. Additional Solicitor General of India and former Parliamentarian __________ has been appointed as a part-time member of the Law Commission of India. 
(a) Siricilla Rajaiah 
(b) Matang Sinh 
(c) Sarat Patnaik
(d) Satya Pal Jain
(e) None of the above

Q7. The government has tasked a selection committee headed by __________ with shortlisting candidates for Reserve Bank of India governor?
(a) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
(b) Mukul Rohatgi
(c) Arvind Mayaram
(d) Bibek Debroy
(e) None of the above 

Q8. The Finance Ministry has set up a working group to examine the consequential issues arising out of recent amendments to India and which country to Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement(DTAA)?
(a) Thailand
(b) Singapore
(c) Mauritius
(d) Ghana
(e) None of the above

Q9. Donald Carr, the former captain of which of the following country's Cricket team has passed away recently?
(a) Australia
(b) West Indies
(c) South Africa
(d) New Zealand
(e) England

Q10. Which company has announced it will acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in what is the one of the biggest technology company deals?
(a) Google
(b) Facebook
(c) IBM
(d) Microsoft
(e) TCS

Q11. Markets regulator SEBI has put in place a stricter KYC norms and disclosure regime for Participatory Notes. The aim is to make it tougher to use these offshore instruments without disclosing the money-trail and details of their users recently. Where is the headquarter of SEBI?
(a) Mumbai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Chennai
(d) Kolkata
(e) Pune

Q12. India and which of the following organization agreed to resolve the outstanding issues for resumption of long-stalled negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement recently?
(a) World Trade Organization (WTO)
(b) European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
(c) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
(d) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 
(e) None of the above

Q13. Legendary ice hockey player Gordie Howe, who was nicknamed Mr Hockey has died at the age of 88 recently. He belongs to which country?
(a) USA
(b) Germany
(c) Canada
(d) Russia
(e) France

Q14. President Pranab Mukherjee embarked on a six day three-nation tour to Ghana, Cotd’Ivory and Namibia. These countries located in which of the following continent?
(a) Asia
(b) Africa
(c) Europe 
(d) Australia 
(e) Antarctica

Q15. The Centre has approved projects worth over how much for developing Ramayana, Krishna and Buddhist circuits in Uttar Pradesh recently?
(a) Rs 5000 crore
(b) Rs 800 crore
(c) Rs 1300 crore
(d) Rs 300 crore
(e) None of the above 











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