GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 20th April 2016

20th April 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Indian American scientist Dr. Sunil Hingorani has engineered a type of immune cells to break pancreatic cancer. What are these called
  2. A.A-Cells
    B.S-Cells
    C.T- Cells
    D.H-Cells

  3. Affordable Plotted Housing Policy 2016 is associated with which of the following Yojana
  4. A.Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana
    B.Samajwadi Awas Yojana
    C.Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
    D.Indira Awaas Yojana

  5. Which of the following state government has notified Affordable Plotted Housing Policy 2016
  6. A.Bihar
    B.Madhya Pradesh
    C.Assam
    D.Haryana

  7. Scientists have developed a new system to identify people using their brain waves. What is it called
  8. A.Brainpoint
    B.Brainprint
    C.Brainpower
    D.None of the above

  9. RBL Bank head Office located in which State of India
  10. A.West Bengal (Kolkata)
    B.Maharashtra (Kolhapur)
    C.New Delhi
    D.Tamil Nadu (Chennai)

  11. Which of the following has become the first private sector bank to open dedicated branch for startups
  12. A.Axis Bank
    B.HDFC Bank
    C.Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D.RBL Bank

  13. Who is the members of RIC forum
  14. A.Russia, India and China
    B.Russia, Indonesia and China
    C.Russia, India and Canada
    D.Russia, Israel and Canada

  15. Who is the Union Minister of Science & Technology and earth science
  16. A.Uma Bharati
    B.Jagat Prakash Nadda
    C.Harsh Vardhan
    D.Jual Oram

  17. Who has been promoted to International Hockey Outdoor Umpire
  18. A.Bhanu Prakash
    B.Dhanapriya Kakchungtabam
    C.Durga Thakur
    D.Deepa Kumari

  19. Union Ministry of Science and Earth Sciences has launched the Twinning Network Program in which state capital
  20. A.Imphal
    B.Kohima
    C.Shillong
    D.Agartala

  21. Name the english snooker announced his retirement on April 17,2016
  22. A.Ian Glover
    B.Rhys Clark
    C.Steve Davis
    D.Mark Davis

  23. Who has instituted the Pulitzer Award
  24. A.James Pulitzer
    B.Lilly pulitzer
    C.Joseph Pulitzer
    D.None of the above

  25. Which woman sportsperson won the Sportsman of the Year at the Laureus World Awards 2016
  26. A.Serena Williams
    B.Maria Sharapova
    C.Anna Kournikova
    D.Venus Williams

  27. Which male sportsperson won the Sportsman of the Year at the Laureus World Awards 2016
  28. A.William Renshaw
    B.John McEnroe
    C.Roger Federer
    D.Novak Djokovic

  29. Which of the following is called India’s first war of Independence
  30. A.Revok of 1857
    B.Revolt of 1857
    C.Indian rebellion of 1857
    D.Both A and C

  31. Which of the following state government has approved freehold land policy 2016 for the establishment of industries in the state
  32. A.Madhya Pradesh
    B.Maharashtra
    C.Uttar Pradesh
    D.Tamil Nadu

  33. Who has presented the Hindi Sevi Samman Awards for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014
  34. A.Narendra Modi
    B.Pranab Mukherjee
    C.Manmohan Singh
    D.Pratibha Patil

  35. Name the five time Emmy award winner ,who died recently
  36. A.Maureen O'Hara
    B.Catherine Coulson
    C.Doris Roberts
    D.None of the above

  37. Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition held in which Country
  38. A.Singapore
    B.Malaysia
    C.India
    D.Nepal

  39. Which bank group is going to Invest 2.5 Billion US Dollars in Education Projects benefiting Adolescent Girls
  40. A.State Bank Group
    B.TD Bank Group
    C.World Bank Group
    D.Standard Bank Group

  41. Pakistan's HBL has received a license to open a branch in which country
  42. A.India
    B.Sri Lanka
    C.China
    D.Nepal

  43. India’s first war of Independence started in which year
  44. A.1857
    B.1850
    C.1917
    D.1947

  45. Who has been appointed as the next head of HDFC corporate banking
  46. A.K Balasubramanian
    B.Niraj Bhatia
    C.Hardik Shah
    D.Sneha Dhamdhere

  47. With Which country India has signed an Mou for cooperation in traditional medicine, homoeopathy
  48. A.Europe
    B.Mauritius
    C.America
    D.England

  49. Which team won the Team of the Year award at the Laureus World Awards 2016
  50. A.England rugby union team
    B.New Zealand national rugby union team
    C.Australia rugby union team
    D.Wales rugby union team

  51. Which Silicon Valley entrepreneur is also known as The Coach
  52. A.William Bill Campbell
    B.William Shatner
    C.William Shakespeare
    D.None of the above

  53. What is the theme of International Day for Monuments and Sites
  54. A.Save our Historic Villages
    B.Heritage of Commemoration
    C.World Heritage
    D.The Heritage of Sport

  55. With which bank UNICEF has established Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme
  56. A.World Bank
    B.Bank of America
    C.China Construction Bank
    D.None of the above

  57. According to agency Carat ,Which country’s advertising growth rate is ahead of global average of 4.5%
  58. A.Russia
    B.India
    C.China
    D.US

  59. Which of the following IT company has launched new app 'Itihaasa'
  60. A.TCS
    B.HCL
    C.Infosys
    D.Wipro

Answers:
  1. C.T- Cells
  2. A.Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojana
  3. D.Haryana
  4. B.Brainprint
  5. B.Maharashtra (Kolhapur)
  6. D.RBL Bank
  7. A.Russia, India and China
  8. C.Harsh Vardhan
  9. C.Durga Thakur
  10. B.Kohima
  11. C.Steve Davis
  12. C.Joseph Pulitzer
  13. A.Serena Williams
  14. D.Novak Djokovic
  15. B.Revolt of 1857
  16. C.Uttar Pradesh
  17. B.Pranab Mukherjee
  18. C.Doris Roberts
  19. B.Malaysia
  20. C.World Bank Group
  21. C.China
  22. A.1857
  23. A.K Balasubramanian
  24. B.Mauritius
  25. B.New Zealand national rugby union team
  26. A.William Bill Campbell
  27. D.The Heritage of Sport
  28. A.World Bank
  29. B.India
  30. C.Infosys

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