Current Affairs Quiz: August 16, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 16 August 2017 

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  1. Olympic and world cycle champion Stephen Wooldridge has passed away. He hails from which country?
    A) Tokyo
    B) New Zealand
    C) Australia 

    D) Canada 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Australia’s former Olympic and world cycle champion Stephen Wooldridge has passed away.
  2. Which of the following banks has got best performance awards for SHG-bank linkage programme from NABARD?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) Syndicate Bank
    C) Union Bank Of India
    D) Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Corporation Bank has bagged the best performance awards for SHG-bank linkage programme for Karnataka for 2015-16 and 2016-17 from National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard).
  3. Who is going to be the new Managing Director & CEO of IFCI Ltd, a government company?
    A) Megha Patil
    B) Sankara Rao
    C) Vipin Rawat 

    D) Swapnil Shah
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    IFCI Ltd, a government company, is set to have a new Managing Director & CEO in E Sankara Rao, who is currently Chief General Manager at India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL).
  4. Who has won the women’s singles title of the Rogers Cup 2017?
    A) Elina Svitolina
    B) Caroline Wozniacki
    C) Simona Halep
    D) Taylor Townsend
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki to win women’s singles title of the Rogers Cup final, giving her a fifth WTA Tour title this season.
  5. SpaceX has launched supercomputer towards International Space Station (ISS) using Falcon 9 rocket. The supercomputer has been built by which company?
    A) Hitachi
    B) Dell
    C) HP
    D) IBM

    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    SpaceX has successfully launched Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) ‘Spaceborne Computer’ towards the International Space Station (ISS) using Falcon 9 rocket. The launch is part of HPE’s joint experiment with NASA to test if high performance computing hardware can survive in outer space conditions. SpaceX also recovered the Falcon 9 rocket, marking its 14th successful rocket landing.
  6. Which country will host the G-7 interior ministers summit on security in 2017?
    A) Canada
    B) Germany
    C) Japan
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Italy will host a summit of Group of Seven Interior Ministers centered on security issues in the fall. Italy’s G-7 partners- Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and the United States.
  7. Which state Chief Minister on Independence Day has announced that the state will be made garbage free by 2020?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Goa
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    While speaking after hoisting the tri-colour at the state level celebrations of India’s 71st Independence Day, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that Goa will be made garbage free by 2020.
  8. To celebrate India’s 71st Independence day, India has gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to which of the following country?
    A) Sri Lanka

    B) Nepal
    C) Bagladesh
    D) Myanmar 
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    To celebrate India’s 71st Independence day, India has gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepal for strengthening its education and health services.
  9. By December 2018, where will the India’s first railways disaster management centre come up?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Pune
    C) Jaipur
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    India’s first railways disaster management village is expected to come up near Bengaluru by December 2018, where situations like trains falling into rivers and coaches catching fire will be replicated and mock rescue operations will be carried out in real time.
  10. Which website has been launched by PM Narendra Modi to honour all the gallantry award winners since Independence?
    A) http://gallantryawards.gov.org.in
    B) http://gallantryaward.gov.org.in
    C) http://gallantryawards.gov.in
    D) http://gallantryaward.gov.in
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a website ‘http://gallantryawards.gov.in’ to honour all the gallantry award winners since Independence.
    The portal will preserve and tell the stories of our bravest men and women, civilians as well as armed forces personnel.

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25 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: August 16, 2017”

  1. karthik

    9/10. thanks ASP

    1. hi

      From where u reads dear..

      1. karthik

        around five portals…

        1. hi

          Can u share wid me??_/_ names…

  2. ครђ

    Thankyou mam 🙂

  3. .-•~¹°” Ambika : ˆ”°¹~•

    10/10 😀
    ty mam 🙂

  4. AmRITa @ bank po

    Mam/sir plz say there is interview for ibps clerk or not..

    1. No there is not for any clerk/ assistant post

      1. AmRITa @ bank po

        And is the syllabus same for ibps po n clerk??level also

        1. syllabus is same

          and no the level is not same
          for clerk it remains low than PO, but the cutoff goes high for clerk than PO
          depends state wise in case of clerk, like in North India it goes high, in Southern states a little low

          1. NITROUS OXIDE

            hello mam
            there is diffrence between computer aptitute and computer awareness as given in noti?
            or its same thing

          2. yes there is difference

            computer awareness is http://aspirantszone.com/computer/

            and aptitude this time dint come in SBI PO mains, but last year it was like this —- http://aspirantszone.com/computer-aptitude/

          3. NITROUS OXIDE

            mam means sums krne hoge and flowchart etc bt computter traditional ko ignore kr sakte hai right

          4. yes
            and yes ignore that comp awareness

          5. deepali

            MAM WOT TO DO,,, OTHER STATE SE FILL N KR SKTE LANGUAGE ISSUE,,,AND PUNJAB’S VACANCY IN EVERY BANK RECRUITMENT IS ALMOST NILL,,,BHT TNSN HORI H KYA KRE

          6. Punjab’s vacancy nill. How do you know this thing? Notification is not out

          7. deepali

            UIIC MAM,,,EVN RRB M BHI BHT KAM H,,

          8. AmRITa @ bank po

            Ty for reply mam..plz post 83 set of BA..we are waiting

  5. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    ty,,,ty,,,.

  6. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ty))

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