Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 16th June 2016

16th June 2016 Current Affairs questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Who became the first Indian wicket keeper and fourth in the world to complete 350 dismissals in One-Day International (ODI) cricket on 15 June 2016
  2. A.Robin Uthappa
    B. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    C. Dinesh Karthik
    D.Ravindra Jadeja

  3. Who has won the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize
  4. A.Margaret Atwood
    B.James Fenton
    C.Raif Badawi
    D.Maureen Freely

  5. Who has won the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Zimbabwe 3-0
  6. A.Sri Lanka
    B. India
    C.Australia
    D.South Africa

  7. The Union Government has set an ambitious target of achieving 175 Giga Watt (GW) power capacity from clean renewable energy resources by which year
  8. A.2037
    B. 2018
    C. 2022
    D. 2020

  9. Micromax Subsidiary YU has appointed whom as the new VP of service on June 15, 2016
  10. A.Bharat Singh Malik
    B.Rahul Sharma
    C.Chandra Kishore
    D.Deepak Dahiya

  11. The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in which year
  12. A.1999
    B. 2016
    C. 2011
    D. 2005

  13. How many associate banks of State Bank of India (SBI)
  14. A.8
    B.7
    C. 9
    D.5

  15. Who has won the Vivian Fonseca Scholar Award 2016
  16. A.Mohan
    B.Shashank S Shah
    C.A. Ramachandran
    D.Ambrish Mithal

  17. University Grants Commission has asked which subject to be introduced at university and college level
  18. A.Civics
    B.Urban Planning
    C.Urban Ecology
    D.None of the above

  19. Who has launched the mobile app to help senior citizens in distress
  20. A.Devendra Singh
    B. Kiran Bedi
    C.Narasimha Rao
    D.None of the above

  21. WPI inflation is expected to average around what percent in 2016 compared with -2.7 percent in 2015
  22. A.0.5 percent
    B. 0.2 percent
    C.0.6 percent
    D. 0.9 percent

  23. RBI's new debt recast norms are credit positive for banks and will reduce gross NPA by how many basis points following one year
  24. A.10-100
    B.20-100
    C.30-100
    D.40-100

  25. Shiyal Bet village located in which state
  26. A.Gujarat
    B.Odisha
    C.Andhra Pradesh
    D.Madhya Pradesh

  27. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet has approved the takeover by which bank of several subsidiaries
  28. A.State Bank of India
    B.Indian Bank
    C.Indian Overseas Bank
    D.Bank of India

  29. Which state government has decided to use plastic waste along with tar in a bid to improve the durability and longevity of asphalt roads and reduce soil pollution
  30. A.Maharashtra
    B. Tamil Nadu
    C. Gujarat
    D.Odisha

  31. According to a new research led by the University of Southampton, identify the kind of fossils that provide evidence of the number of species that can exist on Earth
  32. A.Popcorn-like fossils
    B.Snail-like fossils
    C.Grape-like fossils
    D.Spongy Fossils

  33. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was observed on which date
  34. A.June 14
    B.June 15
    C.June 16
    D.June 17

  35. Which state government has decided to launch mobile app for delivery of common services
  36. A.Gujarat
    B.Odisha
    C.Jharkhand
    D.Andhra Pradesh

  37. Which of the following bank has issued a new credit card that will allow Americans to use it in Cuba
  38. A.Bank of Montreal
    B.Stonegate Bank
    C.Deutsche Bank
    D.Valley National Bank

  39. Who has been elected as President of 71st session of United Nations General Assembly
  40. A. Mussa Juma Assad
    B.Zohrab Mnatsakanyan
    C.Peter Thomson
    D.Tumasie Blair

  41. Name the famous literary translator who has passed away on recently
  42. A.Anatoli Grishin
    B.Gunnar Gran
    C.Asghar Bichareh
    D.Gregory Rabassa

  43. Which of the following village got electricity for the first time, after 70 years of Independence
  44. A.Patiya
    B.Tikri
    C.Shiyal Bet
    D.Kepran

  45. Which of the following state will set for maiden show at U17 Futsal World Cup
  46. A.Odisha
    B.Haryana
    C.Jharkhand
    D.Maharashtra

  47. The Union Government has approved a series of measures for the abatement of pollution and for the conservation and preservation of lakes in which city
  48. A.Hyderabad
    B. Chennai
    C.Bengaluru
    D.Kolkata

  49. Who has declared as Proclaimed Offender by a special court for the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in Mumbai in a loan diversion case
  50. A.Vijay Ramanan
    B.Vijay Mallya
    C.Felix Robert
    D.Manoj Pandey

  51. India has pledged a financial assistance of Rs 48.84 million for construction of a college building in which country
  52. A.Bangladesh
    B.Nepal
    C.Sri Lanka
    D.Afghanistan

  53. SKS Microfinance has the name of the company has been changed to _________
  54. A.Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd
    B. Financial Inclusion PTY Ltd
    C.SKS Financial Inclusion Ltd
    D.DVS Financial Services

  55. Who will be joining the head of corporate banking at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
  56. A.Sir Sandy Crombie
    B.Robert Gillespie
    C.Morten Friis
    D.Brijesh Mehra

  57. A Jupiter-like planet, Kepler-1647b, orbiting a system of two stars was found by the scientists in which constellatio
  58. A.Aquila
    B.Leo Minor
    C.Cygnus
    D.Horologium

  59. Which of the following has the first mammal species driven to extinction by human-induced climate change
  60. A.Monotreme
    B.Koala
    C.Rodent
    D.Dugong

  61. Railways has signed a pact with which state government for setting up a joint venture company for development of rail infrastructure in the eastern state
  62. A.Jharkhand
    B.Odisha
    C.Meghalaya
    D.Jharkhand

  63. Name the project on the river Ganga that is being developed between Allahabad and Haldia to cover a distance of 1620 kilometers
  64. A.Ganga Vikas
    B.Jal Marg Vikas
    C.Mahila bal Vikas
    D.Bal Vikas

Answers:
  1. B. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  2. A.Margaret Atwood
  3. B. India
  4. C. 2022
  5. A.Bharat Singh Malik
  6. C. 2011
  7. D.5
  8. B.Shashank S Shah
  9. B.Urban Planning
  10. B. Kiran Bedi
  11. C.0.6 percent
  12. C.30-100
  13. A.Gujarat
  14. A.State Bank of India
  15. A.Maharashtra
  16. A.Popcorn-like fossils
  17. B.June 15
  18. A.Gujarat
  19. B.Stonegate Bank
  20. C.Peter Thomson
  21. D.Gregory Rabassa
  22. C.Shiyal Bet
  23. B.Haryana
  24. C.Bengaluru
  25. B.Vijay Mallya
  26. B.Nepal
  27. A.Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd
  28. D.Brijesh Mehra
  29. C.Cygnus
  30. C.Rodent
  31. B.Odisha
  32. B.Jal Marg Vikas

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