Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Current Affairs Questions for Bank Exams (September 2016)


Q1. Which international organisation and the New Development Bank, NDB, set up by five emerging economies have agreed to strengthen cooperation, especially in infrastructure?
Answer: World Bank

Q2. The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) project that was given the in-principle approval by the Union Cabinet may come up in Hingoli district of............? 
Answer: Maharashtra

Q3. Who has been appointed managing director (MD) & chief executive officer (CEO) of IDBI Asset Management Company (AMC).
Answer: Dilip Kumar Mandal

Q4. Which state has bagged 9th Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016 at the National Level gathering of important stake-holders in agriculture development at the Agriculture Leadership Summit in New Delhi? 
Answer: Odisha

Q5. Himachal Pradesh government signed a preliminary Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with _________ government for developing a smart integrated township in Jathiadevi near Shimla airport.
Answer: Singapore

Q6. Who is the present Prime Minister of Singapore?
Answer: Lee Hsien Loong

Q7. Name the former UK PM, who has stood down as an MP, triggering a by-election in his Oxfordshire seat of Witney.
Answer: David Cameron

Q8. Which organisation agreed to buy Samsung Electronics Co.’s printer business for $1.05 billion, a deal designed to bolster the Silicon Valley company’s offerings in the market for high-volume devices that handle printing and copying for office workgroups?
Answer: HP Inc.

Q9. Who has taken charge of the post of CMD, Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)?
Answer: Anoop Kumar Sharma

Q10. . Digital payment platform FreeCharge in partnership with _____________ has launched Unified Payments Interface (UPI) that allows instant transactions from a smartphone using a virtual payment address (VPA).
Answer: Axis Bank

Q11. Rosatom, _____________ state nuclear agency, _____________ Ministry of Science signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful atomic energy use.
Answer: Russian and Cuba's

Q12. Which bank has inked a memorandum of understanding with Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company for distribution of mutual fund products?
Answer: Karnataka Bank Ltd

Q13. _____________, Director of Malayala Manorama, has been unanimously elected Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI). 
Answer: Riyadh Mathew

Q14. Who has been appointed as part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?
Answer: Former IAS officer J Satyanarayana

Q15. Who has been appointed as director of Syndicate Bank, which is one of the oldest and major commercial banks of India?
Answer: Jayant Purushottam Gokhale


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