GK Quiz

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Question 1. Who had been appointed India's head coach for tour to Zimbabwe?
Answer. Coach of IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab Sanjay.

Question 2. Who won the IPL 2016 for the first time?
Answer. Sunrisers Hyderabad by defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 8 runs

Question 3. Who has become the youngest ever batsman to cross 10,000 runs in Test cricket?
Answer. England captain Alastair Cook.

Question 4. Who has been re-appointed as ICC  Cricket Committee chairman?
Answer. Anil Kumble 

Question 5. Who topped in the ICC T20I Rankings 2016?
Answer. New Zealand

Question 6. Who won the ICC Cricket World T20 Men’s Cup 2016?
Answer. West Indies

Question 7. Name the Sri Lankan spinner, retired from T20 and One Day International Cricket. 
Answer. Rangana Herath
Question 8. Who won the Santosh Trophy National Football Championships title?
Answer. Services

Question 9. Who won their eleventh Football Champions League title?
Answer. Real Madrid

Question 10. Who has been appointedea as FIFA's first ever female secretary-general?
Answer. UN diplomat, Fatma Samoura

Question 11. Who has won the English Premier League title for the first time in the club's 132 years history?
Answer. Leicester City

Question 12. Who has been named as Huawei global ambassador?
Answer. FC Barcelona’s player Lionel Messi 

Question 13. Which team won the 25th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia?
Answer. Australia

Question 14. Name the Indian Wrestlers who have secured spots at the upcoming Rio Olympics.
Answer. Ravinder Khatri and Babita Kumari

Question 15. Name the first Indian boxer to book a seat in the Rio Olympics.
Answer. Indian boxer Shiva Thapa

Question 16. Name the Indian woman who created history by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics.
Answer. Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Question 17. Who won the men’s singles title at the 2016 Yonex Sunrise India Open badminton championship?
Answer. Kento Momota of Japan

Question 18. Who won the men’s singles title at the Malaysia Open 2016?
Answer. Lee Chong Wei

Question 19. Who won the Monaco F1 Grand Prix?
Answer. Lewis Hamilton

Question 20. Who won the 2016 Monte Carlo Masters title?
Answer. Rafael Nadal

Banking Current Affairs Quiz

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1. Liquid assets means?
 Cash only
 Cash and Debtors
 Cash and Debtors (except bad debts)
 Cash and Debtors (except bad debts) and Marketable Securities

2. Many a time we read about Rural Indebtedness in various newspapers/magazines. What are the main causes of the rural indebtedness? 

I.Poverty 
II.Inability to repay the loans 
III.Zamindari System which prevents farmers to own the land
 Only I
 Only II
 Both I and II
 All of the above

3. The process of the total valuation of the financial capital assets of a country is technically known as?
 Market Capitalization
 Gross Domestic Product
 Net wealth of the country
 Gross Domestic Resources

4. Which of the following is NOT the part of the organized sector in Indian Money Market?
 Mutual Funds
 Non-Banking Financial Companies
 Unit Trust of India
 Chit funds

5. The term “dormant accounts” means?
 Accounts showing an average balance of less than Rs. 100 during a half year
 Accounts which remains inoperative for an extended period of time
 Accounts which have been blocked under the exchange control regulations
 Loan/cash credit/overdraft accounts which are considered irrecoverable

6. Very often we rad Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in newspapers. What was the purpose of promoting SEZs in India? 
I. They are established to promote exports. 
II. They are established to attract investments from foreign countries. 
III. They are established to help poorest of the poors in India as the activities of these zones are reserved only for poors and those living below poverty line.
 Only I
 Only II
 Only III
 Both I and II only

7. When someone wants to open a new savings banks account, the bank asks him/her to bring various documents. Which of the following is one of these documents?
 Certificate of medical fitness
 Degree Certificate
 Proof of Residence & Identity
 None of the above

8. The main function of IMF is to.......?
 Finance investment loans to developing countries
 Act as a private sector lending arm of the World Bank
 Help to solve balance of payment problems of member countries
 Arrange international deposits from Banks

9. Which of the following is not a part of the scheduled banking structure in India?
 Money Lenders
 Public Sector Banks
 Private Sector Banks
 Regional Rural Banks

10. The rate of interest on Savings Bank Account is stipulated by?
 The concerned bank
 RBI
 Indian Banks Association
 Government of India

Current Affairs Quiz

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1. The world’s 50 greatest leaders named by the Fortune magazine recently is topped by?
 Jeff Bezos
 Sundar Pichai
 Satya Nadella
 Vishal Sikka
 Mark Zuckerberg

2. The World Meteorological Day is observed every year on 23rd March. What is the theme of World Meteorological Day 2016?
 “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. Face the Future.”
 “Sunny, Cloudy, Chilling. Face the Future.”
 “Hotter, drier, wetter. Face the Future.”
 “Day, Night, Afternoon. Face the Future.”
 None of these

3. In the present FY16, Indian firms have raised over Rs 58,000 cr through issuance of NCDs. The term NCD stands for?
 Non-Cashable Debenture
 Non-Clubbable Debenture
 Non-Convertible Debt
 Non-Convertible Debenture
 None of the above

4. The RuPay card payment service will be venturing into the credit card space in Sep this year. This domestic card payment system is launched by?
 RBI
 SBI
 NABARD
 SIDBI
 NPCI

5. India’s Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve (ABR) has been included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves of the UNESCO. The reserve is located in?
 Tamil Nadu
 Kerala
 Karnataka
 Both a) and b)
 Both a) and c)

6. President Pranab Mukherjee extended his greetings and felicitations on 25 Mar to which of the following countries on the eve of their Independence Day?
 Turkey
 Greece
 Spain
 Malaysia
 Indonesia

7. ________ is the sole Indian among the world’s 50 greatest leaders named by the Fortune magazine recently.
 Narendra Modi
 Mamta Banerjee
 J Jayalalithaa
 Nitish Kumar
 Arvind Kejriwal

8. The IT services entity of Tech Mahindra has announced the launch of a development centre in Toulouse marking it's entry into?
 Germany
 Italy
 France
 South Korea
 Spain

9. The football legend Johan Cruyff, who died after a battle with cancer recently, was a _____ footballer.
 US
 German
 French
 Dutch
 Argentinean

10. The leading e-commerce and cloud services firm, Amazon, is setting up it's largest facility outside of the US in?
 Bengaluru
 Hyderabad
 Chennai
 Gurgaon
 Mumbai

Quant Quiz

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1. What will be the compound interest on a sum of Rs. 25,000 after 3 years at the rate of 12 p.c.p.a?

 Rs 9000.30
 Rs 9720
 Rs 10123.20
 Rs 10483.20
 None of these
Solution:
2. A man saves Rs. 200 at the end of each year and lends the money at 5% compound interest. How much will it become at the end of 3 years?
 Rs. 565.25
 Rs. 635
 Rs. 662.02
 Rs. 666.50
 None of these
Solution:
3. A bank offers 5% compound interest calculated on half-yearly basis. A customer deposits Rs. 1600 each on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of the year, the amount he would have gained by way of interest is
 Rs. 120
 Rs. 121
 Rs. 122
 Rs. 123
 None of these
Solution:
4. The difference between simple interest and compound interest on Rs. 1200 for one year at 10% per annum reckoned half-yearly is:
 Rs. 2.50
 Rs. 3
 Rs. 3.75
 Rs. 4
 None of these
Solution:
5. The simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 8% per annum is half the compound interest on Rs. 4000 for 2 years at 10% per annum. The sum placed on simple interest is:
 Rs. 1550
 Rs. 1650
 Rs. 1750
 Rs. 2000
 None of these
Solution:
6. The difference between compound interest and simple interest on an amount of Rs. 15,000 for 2 years is Rs. 96. What is the rate of interest per annum?
 8
 10
 12
 Cannot be determined
 None of these
Solution:
7. The difference between the simple interest on a certain sum at the rate of 10% per annum for 2 years and compound interest which is compound every 6 months is Rs. 124.50. What is the principal sum?
 Rs. 6000
 Rs. 8000
 Rs. 10,000
 Rs. 12,000
 None of these
Solution:
8. A person lent out a certain sum on simple interest and the same sum on compound interest at a certain rate of interest per annum. He noticed that the ratio between the difference of compound interest and simple interest of 3 years and that of 20 years is 25 : 8. The rate of interest per annum is:
 10%
 11%
 12%
 12 1/2%
 None of these
Solution:
9. Mr. Dua invested money in two schemes A and B offering compound interest @8 p.c.p.a and 9 p.c.p.a respectively. If the total amount of interest accrued through two schemes together in two years was Rs. 4818.30 and the total amount invested was Rs. 27,000, what was the amount invested in Scheme A?
 Rs. 12,000
 Rs. 13,500
 Rs. 15,000
 Cannot be determined
 None of these
Solution:
10. If a sum on compound interest becomes three times in 4 years, then with the same interest rate, the sum will become 27 times in:
 8 years
 12 years
 24 years
 36 years
 None of these
Solution:

Current Affairs Quiz

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1. The second International Day of Yoga is being celebrated across the globe on 21st June 2016. The theme for this year was?
 Connect the Youth
 Yoga for Health
 Aao surya namaskar kare
 Yoga: Help us
 None of the above

2. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley released a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of 300th Martyrdom Day of Sikh General?
 Guru Gobind Singh
 Hari Singh Nalwa
 Guru Tegh Bahadur
 Banda Singh Bahadur
 Guru Gobind Singh

3. Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes will remain unchanged for the next quarter beginning July, government notified. Presently the rate of interest for both Five Year National Savings Certificate and Public Provident Fund Scheme is........?
 7.9 per cent
 8.1 per cent
 7.7 per cent
 7.8 per cent
 None of the above

4. Name the state which has launched a unique programme ‘Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra’ recently.
 Bihar
 Kerala
 Tamil Nadu
 West Bengal
 Assam

5. The yoga session at the UN on the occasion of second International Yoga Day has been led by Spiritual leader _________________ of Indian origin.
 Baba Ramdev
 Ravi Shankar
 Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
 All of the above
 None of the above

6. Government of India gave its final approval to the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) for setting up a greenfield electronic park within the Infovally complex, a dedicated IT hub, on the outskirts of?
 Patna, Bihar
 Hyderabad, Telangana
 Bengaluru, Karnataka
 Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
 Bhubaneswar, Odisha

7. Who has been appointed as the President of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry(GCCI) for the term 2016-17?
 Rohit J Patel
 Amit Mitra
 MK Sharma
 Bipin R Patel
 None of the above

8. Which of the following company has announced the launch of it's ‘Gboard’ keyboard for iPhone users in India?
 Apple
 Facebook
 Google
 Microsoft
 None of the above

9. _________________, President and CEO, of global technology player and investment bank SoftBank Group (SBG) has resigned from his position recently.
 Rana Kapoor
 Nikesh Arora
 Chandra Shekhar Ghosh
 Sundar Pichai
 None of the above

10. Which of the following Bank has sold 18 per cent stake of Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company to joint venture partner Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company (DILIC)?
 Bank of India
 Punjab National Bank
 ICICI Bank
 State Bank of India
 Axis Bank

Banking Awareness Quiz

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1. The Union Government has constituted a three member committee to prepare a policy framework for taxi and other transport operators. This will be  headed by?

Answer: Sanjay Mitra.

2. Who broke the the record for the most ascents to the world's highest mountain by a woman?

Answer: Lhakpa Sherpa
3. The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has launched the Centre for Environmental Health in?

Answer: New Delhi.

4. Who was honoured with Japan’s second highest national decoration for his contribution in strengthening Indo-Japan ties in the field of trade and investment over the last few decades?

Answer: N.K. Singh 

5. Who has won the Millennium Technology Prize for her work 'directed evolution' in Finland?

Answer: Frances Arnold

6. Name the British director who won the his second Palme d’Or at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, France.

Answer: Ken Loach

7. Which company has successfully launched Japanese JCSAT-14 communication satellite into the space?

Answer: SpaceX 

8. Expand IUHDSS.

Answer: Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System 

9. Who won the Monaco F1 Grand Prix 2016?

Answer: Lewis Hamilton

10. Name the India's ace cueist who created history in Abu Dhabi by clinching the Asian 6-Red Snooker title.

Answer: Pankaj Advani 

Current Affairs Quiz

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1. Kolkata-based Bandhan Bank has reported a net profit of ............. crore in the first seven months of its operations.
 ₹280.25
 ₹272.25
 ₹275.25
 ₹265.25
 ₹255.25

2. Who among the following has been appointed as a part-time member of the Prasar Bharati Board which runs public broadcasters Doordarshan and All India Radio?
 Kiran Rao
 Gauri Khan
 Twinkle Khanna
 Shabana Azmi
 Kajol

3. The National Dengue Day is observed on?
 12 May
 14 May
 16 May
 18 May
 20 May

4. The World Bank approved what amount recently as loan to support rooftop solar programme in India?
 $420 mn
 $480 mn
 $525 mn
 $585 mn
 $625 mn

5. The govt constituted a five member committee to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) roadmap recently. The committee is headed by?
 Rathin Roy
 Urijit Patel
 Arvind Subramanian
 Sumit Bose
 NK Singh

6. Who among the following is NOT an Indian woman archer?
 Deepika Kumari
 Bombayla Devi
 Laxmirani Majhi
 Laishram Sarita Devi
 None of the above

7. The world’s largest single rooftop solar power plant of 11.5 MW capacity was inaugurated in which of the following states recently?
 Punjab
 Haryana
 Himachal Pradesh
 Tamil Nadu
 Kerala

8. Which state govt has launched Green Passage scheme for orphan students to ensure that they get free of cost higher education in the state?
 West Bengal
 Andhra Pradesh
 Gujarat
 Odisha
 Maharashtra

9. Which of the following foreign banks announced to exit India retail operations in a phased manner recently?
 Standard Chartered
 Royal Bank of Scotland
 HSBC
 CITI Bank
 Deutsche Bank

10. Uber Cup is an international women’s team tournament of?
 tennis
 squash
 golf
 badminton
 snooker