GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 8th October 2016

8th October 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. Which of the following state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology for skill development of local people.
  2. A.Assam
    B. Tripura
    C. Sikkim
    D. Arunachal Pradesh

  3. Which of the following countries has signed three agreements on Mutual Visa Exemption Return
  4. A.India and Malaysia
    B. India and Singapore
    C. India and Switzerland
    D.India and Dubai

  5. RBI has issued separate operating guidelines for which bank view to focus on financial inclusion.
  6. A.Universal Bank
    B.Payments Banks
    C. Small Finance Bank
    D.NABARD

  7. India has reacted sharply to the extension of the “technical hold” on banning Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar by which committee
  8. A.UN 1267 Sanctions Committee
    B. UN 1345 Sanctions Committee
    C.UN 2345 Sanctions Committee
    D. UN 3421 Sanctions Committee

  9. Which of the following city is not a part of HRIDAY scheme for improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities.
  10. A.Varanasi
    B.Amritsar
    C.Dwaraka
    D.Amravati

  11. The Union Ministry of Urban Development has approved what amount under HRIDAY scheme for improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities.
  12. A.Rs.110 crore
    B.Rs.105 crore
    C.Rs.200 crore
    D.Rs.114 crore

  13. Who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize
  14. A.White Helmets
    B. Jeanne Nacatche Banyere
    C. Juan Manuel Santos
    D. Svetlana Gannushkina

  15. Name the cyclone that affected Haiti recently
  16. A.Hermine
    B. Matthew
    C.Nicole
    D. Earl

  17. All ASI protected historical monuments declared polythene-free zones.What does stands for ASI
  18. A.Acknowledgement System of India
    B.Archaeological Survey of India
    C.Art Survey of India
    D. None of these

  19. Which of the following state Government has allocated 40.68 hectare land to Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to build LIGO India Project
  20. A.Karnataka
    B.Tamil Nadu
    C. Maharashtra
    D.Andhra Pradesh

  21. India is seeking greater market access for the domestic pharmaceuticals sector in which of the following country
  22. A.France
    B. US
    C. Spain
    D.Japan

  23. Which country will host the 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) from November 3 to 5
  24. A.Japan
    B. Indonesia
    C. Armenia
    D. India

  25. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Indo-Pak border will be completely sealed by
  26. A.December 2018
    B. January 2020
    C. August 2019
    D. May 2017

  27. Name the Manipur-based theatre legend ,who has passed away on 6 October 2016
  28. A.Yusuf Arakkal
    B. Harsh Vardhan
    C. Heisnam Kanhailal
    D.Pran Kurup

  29. Which of the following Indira Gandhi International Airport terminal has achieved Platinum rating from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)
  30. A.Terminal 1
    B. Terminal 2
    C. Terminal 3
    D.Terminal 4

  31. IMF in its 2016 October World Economic Outlook (WEO) projected the India’s growth in 2016 at
  32. A.6.9 percent
    B.7.3 percent
    C. 7.6 percent
    D. 8.3 percent

  33. The International Monetary Fund has released World Economic Outlook (WEO) October 2016.What per cent in global growth rate in 2016
  34. A.2.8 per cent
    B.2.8 per cent
    C. 4.3 per cent
    D. 3.1 per cent

  35. Who was conferred the prestigious 2016 Sustainable Development Leadership Award
  36. A.Pema Khandu
    B. Okram Ibobi Singh
    C.Pawan Chamling
    D.Sarbananda Sonowal

  37. RBI has issued what are the operating guidelines for payments banks in view to focus on financial inclusion.
  38. A.Employee of Payment Bank should be available for sufficient duration at a fixed location to attend customers.
    B.They must at least have 25% of access points in un-banked rural areas.
    C.The main mandate of Payment Banks is to offer remittance services.
    D.All of these

Answers:
  1. D. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. C. India and Switzerland
  3. B.Payments Banks
  4. A.UN 1267 Sanctions Committee
  5. D.Amravati
  6. D.Rs.114 crore
  7. C. Juan Manuel Santos
  8. B. Matthew
  9. B.Archaeological Survey of India
  10. C. Maharashtra
  11. D.Japan
  12. D. India
  13. A.December 2018
  14. C. Heisnam Kanhailal
  15. C. Terminal 3
  16. C. 7.6 percent
  17. D. 3.1 per cent
  18. C.Pawan Chamling
  19. D.All of these

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