Current Affairs Quiz for Bank Exams 2016 (Based on The Hindu)


Q1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated first National Tribal Carnival in which city?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Jaipur
(c) Chandigrh
(d) Lucknow
(e) New Delhi

Q2. In a major boost to road and inland water communication of Assam, the Centre will invest nearly how much amount to improve connectivity? 
(a) Rs 15 lakh crore  
(b) Rs 7 lakh crore 
(c) Rs 5 lakh crore 
(d) Rs 1 lakh crore
(e) Rs 10 lakh crore  

Q3. Which among the following cities has became the fifth Indian city to be ratified as a venue for next year's Under-17 football World Cup after a FIFA inspection team gave its thumbs up to the venue's preparedness and facilities? 
(a) Chennai  
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Guwahati
(d) Lucknow
(e) Patna

Q4. Which state government has named 54 persons for the coveted 'Yash Bharti' awards, given away annually by the state, for the year 2016-17?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Arunachal Pradesh 
(c) Himachal Pradesh 
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Andhra Pradesh 

Q5. Almatti dam, one of the largest reservoirs in ______________, was chosen for the World Bank’s Award of Excellence for best utilisation of funds for renovation to enhance the strength of the dam. 
(a) Gujarat
(b) Kerala
(c) Assam
(d) Jharkhand 
(e) Karnataka

Q6. Name the author, who has became the first author from the United States (US) to be awarded the Man Booker prize, for his book, 'The Sellout'?
(a) Paul Beatty
(b) Ray Bradbury
(c) Henry Miller 
(d) Joseph Heller
(e) None of the above

Q7. India has moved a place up but is still ________ in the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking for 2017.
(a) 145th
(b) 130th
(c) 119th 
(d) 125th
(e) 134th

Q8. What is the name of Brazilian football great, who has died aged 72 following a heart attack recently?
(a) Thiago Silva 
(b) Marcelo Vieira
(c) Carlos Alberto
(d) Roberto Mike
(e) Maicon Sisenan

Q9. Which among the following countries has dethroned Singapore to become the easiest country in the world to do business, according to the World Bank's latest 'Doing Business' report?
(a) Switzerland
(b) China
(c) Canada
(d) New Zealand
(e) USA

Q10. India has climbed 21 spots to rank 87th on the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2016. Which country has top the latest rankings in Global Gender Gap Report 2016?
(a) Canada
(b) Norway 
(c) Sweden
(d) Finland 
(e) Iceland 

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