Sunday, 30 October 2016

Current Affairs for IBPS PO 2016 (29th Oct Quiz)

Current Affairs Questions for Bank Exams:

Current Affairs for IBPS PO
1. Which of the following dam 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) Cheruthoni Dam
b) Tehri Dam
c) Almatti Dam
d) Indira Sagar Dam

2. Recently, India signed an agreement on the transfer of sentenced persons with which country?
a) Sri Lanka
b) Estonia 
c) New Zealand
d) Mynmar

3. Which of the following personalities have been honoured with the 2016 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought? 
a) Jafar Panahi and Nasrin Sotoudeh 
b) Raif Badawi and Malala Yousafzai 
c) Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Basha 
d) Hu Jia and Salih Mahmoud Osman 

4. Name the city that hosted India's first Astrobiology Conference - Life in Space?
a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Kolkata 
d) Bengaluru 

5. The first National Ayurveda Day was observed on which date?
a) 27 October
b) 28 October
c) 29 October
d) 26 October

6. By which theme the first National Ayurveda Day was celebrated in India? 
a) Ayurveda: Cure and Protect Our Lives 
b) Live happily with Ayurveda 
c) Mission Madhumeha through Ayurveda 
d) Ayurveda for Prevention and Control of Diabetes 

7.  The Union Cabinet approved the establishment and operationalisation of NAD. What is the full form of NAD?
a) National Academic Depository
b) Nationalized Academic Depository
c) Nationwide Academic Depot
d) None of the above

8.  Name the country that introduced temporary ban on catching Hilsa Fish?
a) India
b) Bangladesh
c) Myanmar
d) Sri Lanka 

9.  Who was appointed as the President and CEO of Ericsson recently?
a) Jan Frykhammar
b) Borje Ekholm
c) Leif Johansson
d) Hans Vestberg

10. Raj Begum, who recently passed away, was the legendary singer of which state? 
a) Karanataka 
b) Telangana 
c) Andhra Pradesh 
d) Jammu & Kashmir 


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

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