Saturday, 8 October 2016

Current Affairs Questions for Bank Exams (8th Oct)

current affairs quiz for ibps po and clerk 2016
1. Name the Colombian President who has won 2016 Nobel Peace Prize?
a) Alvaro Uribe
b) Hugo Chavez
c) Juan Manuel Santos
d) Diosdado Cabello

2. Who has been conferred the prestigious 2016 'Sustainable Development Leadership Award'?
a) Sarbananda Sonowal
b) Kalikho Pul
c) Pema Khandu
d) Pawan Chamling

3. What is the theme of the first edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit that was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi?
a) Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress 
b) Beyond 2016: People, Planet and Progress
c) Beyond 2017: People, Planet and Progress
d) Beyond 2018 : People, Planet and Progress

4. Union Government agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh has integrated _____ in 10 States with the electronic national agriculture market (e-NAM) in the first phase.
a) 240 Mandis
b) 250 Mandis
c) 260 Mandis
d) 280 Mandis

5. Name the Indian shooter who has clinched a silver medal in the 50 metre pistol event of the ISSF World Cup at Bologna, Italy?
a) Chain Singh
b) Gagan Narang
c) Jitu Rai 
d) Manavjit Singh Sandhu

6. The 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) India Economic Summit has started in which city of India? 
a) Pune 
b) New Delhi 
c) Ahmedabad 
d) Chandigarh 

7. The book “Night of Fire” has been authored by whom? 
a) S Shankar 
b) Colin Thubron 
c) Arundhati Roy 
d) Tim Tigner 

8. Who was appointed as Honorary Consul of Germany in Hyderabad recently?
a) BVR Mohan Reddy
b) Krishna Bodanapu
c) Sushil Chandra
d) Prajna Chowta

9. Which terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport was declared first Platinum rated green airport terminal building in India?
a) Terminal 1
b) Terminal 2
c) Terminal 3
d) Terminal 4

10. IMF in its 2016 October World Economic Outlook (WEO) projected the India’s growth in 2016 at 
a) 6.8 percent 
b) 7.2 percent
c) 7.6 percent 
d) 7.8 percent

Answers:

1:c, 2:d, 3:a, 4:b, 5:c, 6:b, 7;b, 8:a, 9:c, 10:c.

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