Current Affairs Weekly Quiz August Second Week (8th - 15th)

Current Affairs Quiz
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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here I am presenting Weekly Current Affairs GK questions August 2nd Week based on the previous days Daily Current Affairs updates. Candidates those who are preparing for IBPS/SBI/PO/Clerk exam and all other Banking exams can use these questions. Kindly Make use of these!!!

1. Which state government recently signed an MoU with ISRO for launching of Water Resources Information System?
a) Maharashtra
b) Telangana
c) Karnataka
d) Odisha
2. On which date the National Handloom Day was observed across the country ?
a) July 31
b) August 2
c) August 5
d) August 7
3. Which state government recently launched a new website of the state Home department for differently-abled persons?
a) Odisha
b) Bihar
c) Tamilnadu
d) Punjab
4. Who was India’s flag bearer during parade at 2016 Rio Olympics opening ceremony ?
a) Sania Mirza
b) Duti Chand
c) Abhinav Bindra
d) S yogesharan
5. RBI constituted which committee on Household Finance ?
a) Saroj Mallick
b) Manas Devta
c) Tarun Ramadorai
d) K Arundhati

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6. PM Modi launched Mission Bhagiratha and laid the foundation stone for 1600 MW NTPC super thermal power plant in which state?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Gujarat
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Telangana
7. Which state tourism will organise ‘Freedom Ride’ on August 15, 2016?
a) Kerala
b) Tamilnadu
c) Goa
d) Rajasthan
8. Which state government launched “Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana”, to mark the National Handlooms Day?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Odisha
c) Bihar
d) Gujarat
9. Who has become the first Indian gymnast to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre?
a) Ajay Ganguly
b) Rajiv Joshi
c) Dipa Karmakar
d) V.Suresh
10. Who has inaugurated the first IIT in Chattisgarh?
a) Narendra Modi
b) Smriti Irani
c) Arun Jaitley
d) Prakash Javadekar
11. IRCTC signed an MoU with which state government to provide hospitality and tourism services?
a) Kerala
b) Manipur
c) Goa
d) Odisha
12. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) signed an MoU with which institution for developing tools to strengthen cyber-security?
a) IIT Kanpur
b) CDAC Pune
c) IIIT Bhubaneswar
d) NIIT Bangalore
13. Who is the new President of Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
a) Takehiko Nakao
b) Mitsuo Sato
c) Taroichi Yoshida
d) Haruhiko Kuroda
14. Jute Corporation of India is going to launch a ‘Colours of Independence’ campaign in which city?
a) Bangalore
b) Kolkata
c) Vishakhapatnam
d) Chennai
15. Who has composed the theme song 70 Saal Azadi Yaad Karo Kurbani to mark 70 years of Independence Day?
a) Ghazal Srinivas
b) Suresh Yadav
c) Vaibhav Acharya
d) S Karthickeyan
16. Researchers from which country have found for the first time that Endosulfan causes DNA damage in Animals?
a) China
b) France
c) India
d) Japan
17. Which rate has been changed after RBI’s 3rd Bi-Monthlu Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17?
a) Marginal Standing Facility Rate
b) Reverse Repo Rate
c) Both the Above
d) None
18. Which state government launched “Quit India 2” movement to mark its 75th anniversary?
a) Karnataka
b) Maharashtra
c) Punjab
d) Gujarat
19. Who is the new Chairman of Central Silk Borad, Union Ministry of Textiles?
a)  N S Bissegowda
b) Satwinder Sing Kalu
c) K M Hanumantharayappa
d) Satya Vijaya Nath
20. Who will address the 71st session of the United General Assembly (UNGA) in 2016?
a) Narendra Modi
b) Pranab Mukharjee
c) Arun Jaitely
d) Sushma Swaraj
21. Who was appointed as the Managing Director of SBI?
a) Ashok Kumar Garg
b) Raj Kamal Verma
c) Dinesh Kumar Khara
d) None of these
22. PM Modi launched Yaad Karo Kurbani celebrations in which state?
a) Bihar
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Andhra Pradesh
23. Government announced that the Non-Performing Assets (NPA) of commercial banks have increased by what percent in 2015-16?
a) 2%
b) 4%
c) 6%
d) 8%
24. NITI Ayog inked an agreement with which country to set up a portal on energy data?
a) Japan
b) USA
c) France
d) China
25. First Solar India commissioned 130 MW of solar power plants in which two states?
a) Punjab and Haryana
b) Tamil Nadu and Kerala
c) Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
d) West Bengal and Odisha
26. Ministry of Women and Child Development launched a campaign to mark _______ as Daughters Day.
a) August 5th
b) August 11th
c) August 31st
d) September 10th
27. India will establish the first tiger repository at which place?
a) Panaji
b) Nagpur
c) Dehradun
d) Sundarban
28. Government constituted which committee to review e-commerce rules?
a) Panchanan Panda
b) Mohammed Ahsan
c) Amitabh Kant
d) Amab Chadda
29. India inked an MoU with which country for cooperation in the field of Tourism?
a) Taiwan
b) South Africa
c) Switzerland
d) France
30. Crime Branch development rescued 1051 children in first phase of Operation Muskan – 2 in which state?
a) Assam
b) Odisha
c) Bihar
d) Uttar Pradesh
31. Who will be the second Indian artist to perform at the UN on Independence Day?
a) Sonu Nigam
b) Lata Mangeshkar
c) V S Subramanyan
d) A R Rahman
32. Which is the first Union territory to formally join Uday scheme?
a) Puducherry
b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
c) Daman and Diu
d) Lakshadweep
33. Ikea, a global leader in retail furniture laid the foundation for its first store in which city of India?
a) Bangalore
b) Kolkata
c) Mumbai
d) Hyderabad
34. Who has launched a data bank portal of MSME’s?
a) Kalraj Mishra
b) Smriti Irani
c) Venkaiah Naidu
d) Arun Jaitely
35. Which state government recently launched Rhino horn verification process?
a) Punjab
b) Assam
c) Maharashtra
d) Odisha
36. Which state has become the first state to ratify The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Gujarat
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Assam
37. Which company has inaugurated India’s first facility to produce nickel?
a) Sterlite Industries Ltd
b) Hindalco Industries
c) Hindustan Copper Limited
d) None of these
38. RBI will transfer what amount of its surplus profit to the central government?
a) 45,654 crore
b) 65,876 crore
c) 86,425 crore
d) 10,250 crore
39. India’s first touch and feel garden for visually impaired was inaugurated in which state?
a) Bihar
b) Gujarat
c) Kerala
d) Madhya Pradesh
40. President approved how many new IIT’s across the country?
a) 2
b) 4
c) 6
d) 8
41. Panchu Arunachalam, who passed away recently, was related to which field?
a) Journalism
b) Politics
c) Sports
d) Film Industry
42. Which state government inked an Mou with ITEC Dubai for the promotion of Tourism sector?
a) Punjab
b) Maharashtra
c) Rajasthan
d) West Bengal
43. Which city is the second least expensive city in the world?
a) Hanoi
b) Kuala Lumpur
c) Mumbai
d) Bangkok
44. Which bank launched Project Ananya to improve digital banking services?
a) State Bank of India
b) Syndicate Bank
c) Punjab National Bank
d) Bank of India
45. Sri Lanka signed a tripartite agreement with which country to construct Financial City Center in Colombo?
a) India
b) France
c) China
d) Bangladesh
46. NASSCOM launched operations of its startup warehouse in which city?
a) Bangalore
b) Gurgaon
c) Vishakhapatnam
d) Kolkata
47. Which state government decided to make AADHAR Mandatory for procurement of paddy from farmers?
a) Odisha
b) Bihar
c) Maharashtra
d) Tamil Nadu
48. Smart Ganga City Scheme was launched in how many cities?
a) 5
b) 10
c) 15
d) 20
49. The second Counter-Terrorism Financing Summit 2016 was held in ________.
a) Indonesia
b) Malaysia
c) Singapore
d) Thailand
50. Fifth Generation Technologies Inked MoU with which University for conducting research on equipments working on big temperature environment?
a) Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
b) University of Hyderabad
c) University of Calcutta
d) Anna University, Chennai
51. Krishna Pushkar festival has started in which state of India?
a) Punjab
b) Odisha
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Andhra Pradesh
52. Which city has launched the first Indian TV Channel on Skill development?
a) Nagpur
b) Gurgaon
c) Bangalore
d) Pune
53. Government planned to lay gas pipelines of __ km to connect with Bangladesh and Myanmar.
a) 4,500
b) 6,900
c) 7,800
d) 9,950
54. Which ministry launched the Independence Day Film Festival (IDFF) 2016 in New Delhi?
a) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
b) Ministry of Tourism
c) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
d) All the above