GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 16th August 2016

16th August 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in which state
  2. A.Odisha
    B. West Bengal
    C. Haryana
    D.New Delhi

  3. Name the Former DMK Minister who has passed away on 13 August,2016
  4. A.Saranya Devi
    B. Shakuntala
    C. Sundra Devi
    D. S.P Sarguna Pandian

  5. IRDAI has imposed Rs 35 lakh fine on which insurance company for violation of various norms including outsourcing activities and corporate governance guidelines.
  6. A.Bharti AXA General Insurance Co Ltd
    B.Liberty Videocon General Insurance
    C. New India Assurance
    D. SBI Life Insurance Company

  7. Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with which country to proceed with the construction of a Financial City Centre in Colombo.
  8. A.China
    B. Australia
    C.South Africa
    D.US

  9. The Union Government has launched the first phase of Smart Ganga City programme in how many cities
  10. A.5
    B.10
    C.15
    D.20

  11. India’s first Nuclear Suppliers’ insurance policy for ‘Right to Recourse’ was unveiled by ________
  12. A.IDRF
    B. IMKP
    C. FRTD
    D.INIP

  13. Name the National Award Winning Tamil lyricist who has passed away on 14 August 2016
  14. A.S Narayanan
    B. B Aravindan
    C.Hari Nandan
    D.Na Muthukumar

  15. Justice Manjula Chellur has been selected as the new Chief Justice of which high court
  16. A.Bombay High Court
    B.Delhi High Court
    C.Uttarakhand High Court
    D.Odisha High Court

  17. India’s first ever BIO-CNG plant producing CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) from agricultural residue was inaugurated in which city
  18. A.Pune
    B. Visakhapatnam
    C. Jaipur
    D. Bhubaneshwar

  19. Which bank has launch an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) based *99# mobile application for their customers for basic banking needs.
  20. A.Bank of Maharashtra
    B. Allahabad Bank
    C.Corporation Bank
    D.Union Bank of India

  21. Country’s first ever National Teachers Congress will be held in which Maharashtrian city
  22. A. Nagpur
    B. Solapur
    C. Pune
    D. Kolhapur

  23. Who will be the head of Committee on Trade Facilitation (NCTF) to develop the pan-India road map for trade facilitation.
  24. A.TVSN Prasad
    B. Madhav Chitale
    C. Arvind Subramanian
    D.Pradeep Kumar Sinha

  25. Cassini spacecraft from NASA has discovered liquid hydrocarbons on which moon
  26. A.Ganymede
    B. Titan
    C. Europa
    D. Io

  27. What is the theme for International Youth Day 2016
  28. A.The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production.
    B.Youth Civic Engagement
    C. Youth and Mental Health
    D. Change Our World

  29. Who won the 2016 Australian Open Squash women’s singles title
  30. A.Mayar Hany
    B.Dipika Pallikal
    C.Laura Massaro
    D.Joshna Chinappa

  31. The International Youth Day was celebrated on which date
  32. A.8 November
    B.10 January
    C.26 April
    D. 12 August

  33. What is Project Vishwajeet regarding
  34. A.Defence
    B. Education
    C. Healthcare
    D.Hospitality

  35. Which bank has signed an agreement with Korea Development Bank to enhance business synergies.
  36. A.ICICI Bank
    B. Axis Bank
    C. SBI
    D.Indian Bank

  37. Who topped the 100 Richest Tech Billionaires In The World 2016 List of Forbes
  38. A.Mark Zuckerberg
    B. Bill Gates
    C. Azim Premji
    D. Shiv Nadar

  39. Which bank has embarked on a large scale transformation program called "Project Ananya" aimed at digital banking services.
  40. A.South Indian Bank
    B. IDBI Bank
    C. Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D.Syndicate Bank

  41. As per the CSO data, the Consumer Price Inflation for July 2016 rose to
  42. A.0.76 %
    B. 0.98 %
    C. 0.54 %
    D. 6.07 %

  43. Which of the following Nuclear Research Centre has signed an MoU with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST) to develop Deep Brain Stimulator
  44. A.Electronics Corporation of India
    B.Nuclear Fuel Complex
    C.Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
    D.Physical Research Laboratory (PRL)

  45. The Supreme Court of India has lifted the ban on registration of high-end diesel cars and SUVs having engine capacity of 2000 cc and above in which state
  46. A.Delhi
    B. Bangalore
    C. Hyderabad
    D.Chennai

  47. Which of the following northeast state has decided to grant 33 percent reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) on 10 August 2016.
  48. A.Mizoram
    B.Manipur
    C. Meghalaya
    D.Nagaland

  49. The World Bio-Fuel Day was observed on which date
  50. A.22 September
    B. 12 April
    C. 7 December
    D. 10 August

  51. Which state government has decided to make Aadhar Card mandatory for procurement of paddy in the state
  52. A.Odisha
    B. West Bengal
    C. Haryana
    D. Andhra Pradesh

Answers:
  1. B. West Bengal
  2. D. S.P Sarguna Pandian
  3. A.Bharti AXA General Insurance Co Ltd
  4. A.China
  5. B.10
  6. D.INIP
  7. D.Na Muthukumar
  8. A.Bombay High Court
  9. A.Pune
  10. D.Union Bank of India
  11. C. Pune
  12. D.Pradeep Kumar Sinha
  13. B. Titan
  14. A.The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production.
  15. B.Dipika Pallikal
  16. D. 12 August
  17. B. Education
  18. C. SBI
  19. B. Bill Gates
  20. D.Syndicate Bank
  21. D. 6.07 %
  22. C.Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  23. A.Delhi
  24. D.Nagaland
  25. D. 10 August
  26. A.Odisha

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