Current Affairs Quiz for NDA, CDS, AFCAT 2016

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Current Affairs Quiz for NDA, CDS, AFCAT 2016

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Current Affairs Quiz for NDA, CDS, AFCAT 2016


Current Affairs Quiz for NDA, CDS, AFCAT 2016


Q1. Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football. He played for which country?
a) Russia
b) USA
c) Argentina
d) Brazil
e) Chile

Q2. Which of the following state government has declared that all natural calamities including unseasonal heavy rain, lightning, Loo and storm etc will be treated as state disaster?
a) Odisha
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Maharashtra
e) Gujarat

Q3._____________ transformation into a global R&D hub is epitomised by the strides the country is making in attracting R&D investments in the electronics and IT segment, beating the likes of US and Germany.
a) China
b) Russia
c) India
d) France
e) None of the above

Q4. As a part of its commitment to invest $5 billion in India, Amazon on Tuesday launched its first set of India data centres in ______________.
a) New Delhi
b) Bengaluru
c) Hyderabad
d) Chennai
e) Mumbai


Q5. The Union government has appointed __________ as the Chief Executive Officer of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) Ltd.
a) Sujoy Bose
b) Ashok Lavasa
c) NS Vishwanathan
d) Gaurav Shah
e) None of the above

Q6. Which of the following state government has launched a new scheme Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana  with an aim to provide education loan at 1 % interest to students for pursuing higher studies?
a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) Chhatisgarh
d) Odisha
e) Rajasthan

Q7. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has cleared the appointment ___________ as the new deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
a) Arvind Subramanian
b) Ratan P Watal
c) NS Vishwanathan
d) LC Goyal
e) None of the above

Q8. Name the person who has been taken charge as the Chief Justice of Manipur High Court recently?
a) Justice Suneet Kumar
b) Justice Kaushal Jayendra Thaker
c) Justice Mahesh Chandra Tripathi
d) Justice Anjani Kumar Mishra
e) Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad

Q9. President Pranab Mukherjee has been accorded the highest honour of ________________ by its President Alassane Ouattara on his maiden visit here.
a) Cape Verde
b) Namibia
c) Cote D’Ivoirie
d) Ghana
e) None of the above

Q10. Which of the following Securities launched its mobile application, Tick Pro for futures and options (F&O) traders recently?
a) Tata Securities
b) Reliance Securities
c) SBICAP Securities
d) Wipro Securities
e) None of the above

Q11. Which of the following states has given a go-ahead to three Information Technology-enabled projects. These are, Survey Management System, Metadata Dashboard and Early Flood Warning Systems recently?
a) Assam
b) West Bengal
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Gujarat
e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q12. Kolkata's football giants club East Bengal has announced that this year’s Bharat Gaurav award (Pride of India) will be conferred on legendary athlete.................?
a) Sachin Tendulkar
b) Saina Nehwal
c) Virat Kohli
d) Milkha Singh
e) Baichung Bhutia

ANSWERS:

Q1. - c

Explanation: - A crestfallen Messi confirmed his decision to quit after yet another agonising near-miss title for Argentina, who have now lost three major tournament finals in a row since 2014.

Q2. - b

Explanation: -An official release said that all the victims of these disasters will be given relief as per provisions made under State Disaster Relief Fund by the Central government. Giving the information, Principal Secretary (Revenue) Suresh Chandra said a large number of people suffer due to these natural causes every year and the new system introduced will greatly benefit the victims and their kin. He also apprised that the notification in this regard has also been issued.

Q3 - c

Explanation: - As per the latest report from US-based HfS Research, India leads with 30 per cent of the global ER&D centre announcements.

Q4 - e

Explanation: - The data centres are part of Amazon’s cloud services division called the Amazon Web Services (AWS). In a conversation with BusinessLine, the company said it is spending ‘tens of millions of dollars’ in setting up data centres as India is already one of the largest cloud computing market for Amazon.

Q5 - a

Explanation: - His appointed for the post has been made by a search-cum-selection committee which was constituted under the chairmanship of economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das. At present, he is the Director and Global Co-Head, Infrastructure and Natural Resources at Washington-based International Finance Corporation (IFC). IFC is the private sector lending arm of the World Bank.

Q6 - d

Explanation: - The state government will meet the fund requirement of about Rs 500 crore from its own resources. “In line with the promise of providing education loan at less interest rate, the state government has decided to provide education loan at 1 per cent per annum. This will be a major help for students pursuing higher education including Management, Law, Engineering, Medicine etc.

Q7 - c

Explanation: - N. S. Vishwanathan who was appointed executive director in April 2014 currently oversees banking and non-banking regulation departments. Prior, to that he served as the Principal Chief General Manager in the Department of non-banking supervision

Q8 - e

Explanation: -  Mr. Prasad , born on 1st of July 1955 in Bihar and completed his studies from Bihar only. He is a Science graduate and obtained his LL.B. Degree from Patna Law College, Patna. He has joined  Superior Judicial Service as Additional District Judge in 1991 and got promoted to the post of District Judge in the year 2001. He has joined as Registrar General, High Court of Jharkhand on 8 June 2001.

Q9 - c

Explanation: - After an elaborate reception accorded at the airport, Mukherjee attended a banquet last evening hosted by Ouattara where he was accorded with Grand Cross National Order of the Republic of Cote D’Ivoirie in a simple ceremony in the President’s Palace.

Q10 - b

Explanation: - The application scans over 25,000 contracts, 5,000 securities a second and identifies specific opportunities for covered call, covered put, and long straddle with highest implied volatility. The app will also list stocks under various criteria, such as rising and falling volume, price trend, strong and weak options, among others. The app is available on Android and iOS operating systems.

Q11. - e

Explanation:- The Survey Management System will allow users to create, send and collect responses for basic surveys quickly and easily. The information generated will help in formulating policies based on the responses from public, thus encouraging participative governance.

Q12 - d

Explanation: - He will be honored with the prestigious award on the East Bengal Foundation Day which occurs on 1st of August. Along with the award, a cheque of 2 lakh rupees will also be presented to him. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be the chief guest at the event which will also be attended by former players.


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