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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ WITH ANSWER for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS 9

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ WITH ANSWER for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS 9

Q1. World Rabies Day has been celebrated to aware about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease on 28th October 2016 across the world. The theme for 2016 of World Rabies Day was...........?
(a) What is think about Rabies
(b) Rabies- Educate, Vaccinate, Eliminate
(c) Vaccinate and Rabies
(d) Rabies to protect
(e) None of the above
Today (28th September 2016) is the World Rabies Day. The day is celebrated to aware about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease. The day also marks anniversary of Louis Pasteur's death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine. The theme for 2016 is "Rabies- Educate, Vaccinate, Eliminate". 

Q2. The United States has appointed its first Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis to _________ in 55 years as relations between the countries thaw. 
(a) Bulgaria
(b) Russia
(c) Japan
(d) Syria
(e) Cuba
The United States has appointed its first Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis to Cuba in 55 years as relations between the countries thaw. President of USA Barack Obama said it was a step towards a more normal and productive relationship.

Q3. Which among the following states has informed the High Court that it has decided to increase the financial assistance given to women convicts after their release from prison from Rs 5000 to Rs 25,000?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) Kerala
The Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that it has decided to increase the financial assistance given to women convicts after their release from prison from Rs 5000 to Rs 25,000. This was conveyed by state government counsel Hiten Venegaonkar to a bench headed by Justice V M Kanade during the hearing of a suo motu petition seeking help to women convicts who have children. 

Q4. India has jumped 16 places in Global Competitiveness Index, GCI 2016-17 released by the World Economic Forum. For the second year in a row, India climbed 16 positions to occupy the ______ spot out of 138 countries which were reviewed. 
(a) 31st
(b) 39th  
(c) 42nd
(d) 28th
(e) 25th
India has jumped 16 places in Global Competitiveness Index, GCI 2016-17 released by the World Economic Forum. For the second year in a row, India climbed 16 positions to occupy the 39th spot out of 138 countries which were reviewed. Switzerland, Singapore and the US remain as the world's most competitive economies.

Q5. Which insurance company has launched a telematics-based offering — 'Drive Smart' — to reward customers who drive safely and well?
(a) Bharti AXA Life Insurance 
(b) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
(c) SBI Life Insurance Company
(d) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
(e) None of the above
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance launched a telematics-based offering — 'Drive Smart' — to reward customers who drive safely and well. This will be done through a device fitted in the car and through the company's mobile app which provides real-time feedback on driver behaviour — including on overspeeding, changing gears in the wrong fashion, too much idling or driving rashly. It will provide a whole range of statistics, including the time spent driving, the distance travelled, the likely fuel consumption as well as the amount saved by right driving practices. There is also a one-touch call feature that allows for 24/7 roadside assistance in the event of an emergency or breakdown. Customers can opt for this while buying motor insurance policy from the company.

Q6. Which among the following public sector banks has received RS.775 crore as capital infusion from the Central government?
(a) Indian Overseas Bank
(b) Corporation Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Bank of Maharashtra
(e) UCO Bank
UCO Bank has received RS.775 crore as capital infusion from the Central government. The infusion was made via preferential allotment of equity shares. "The bank has received Rs.775 crore from the Centre towards preferential allotment of 18,69,72,255 equity shares of Rs.10 each at a price of Rs.41.45 per share.

Q7. In an unprecedented move, the Centre removed _________ from the post of Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra with immediate effect.
(a) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(b) Arun Srivastava 
(c) Rakesh Sharma
(d) Sushil Muhnot
(e) PS Jayakumar
In an unprecedented move, the Centre removed Sushil Muhnot from the post of Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra with immediate effect. This action comes four days before Muhnot was to superannuate. The move has been taken under legal powers vested with the Centre under the Nationalised Banks (Management and Miscellaneous Provisions) Scheme 1970/1980.

Q8. Which among the following country's lower house of parliament has passed a landmark bill giving its small Hindu minority the right to register marriages recently? 
(a) Thailand
(b) Afghanistan
(c) Pakistan 
(d) Bangladesh
(e) Syria
Pakistan's lower house of parliament has passed a landmark bill giving its small Hindu minority the right to register marriages. Bill will now be forwarded to the Senate for consideration and passage. The new bill sets the minimum age of the marriage for the Hindus will be 18.

Q9. Name the former Israeli prime minister, president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, who has died at the age of 93? 
(a) Boris Yeltsin
(b) Shimon Peres
(c) Mikhail S Gorbachev
(d) Dmitry Medvedev
(e) None of the above
The former Israel's defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate, Shimon Peres has died at the age of 93. He had served twice as a prime minister and once as a president. He held several diplomatic and military positions during and directly after Israel's War of Independence.

Q10. For the Swachh Bharat Mission, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has launched an ad campaign featuring ______________ and ____________. 
(a) Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Vidya Balan, Salman Khan
(c) MS Dhoni, Akshay Kumar
(d) Priyanka Chopra, MC Marycom
(e) PV Sindhu, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
For the Swachh Bharat Mission, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has launched an ad campaign featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar. The government is celebrating the Swachh Bharat Mission, from September 25- October 2.

Q11. The parliamentary committee has been constituted to review the all budgetary reforms. The committee headed by....?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Mallikarjun Kharge
(c) Keshubhai Patel
(d) M Veerappa Moily
(e) P Chidambaram
The parliamentary committee headed by the Congress MP M Veerappa Moily, has been constituted to review the all budgetary reforms. The parliamentary panel on finance has decided to 'examine' the government's decision to merge the Railway Budget with General Budget along with its "ramifications there of". 

Q12. Who has been as the elected president of the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)?
(a) Vijay Kelkar
(b) C Rangarajan
(c) Arvind Mayaram
(d) Bibek Debroy
(e) SS Mundra
Former petroleum secretary Vijay Kelkar has been as the elected president of the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). Vijay Kelkar succeeded former RBI governor C Rangarajan. Indian Statistical Institute is an academic institute of national importance as recognised by a 1959 act of the Indian parliament.

Q13. Which among the following countries were confirmed as hosts of the 2026 Asian Games, adding yet another major event to the country's bulging international sports calendar?
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) India
(d) South Korea
(e) Japan
Japan's Aichi prefecture and its capital city Nagoya were confirmed as co-hosts of the 2026 Asian Games. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) formally endorsed the bid after Aichi Prefecture governor Hideaki Ohumra and Nagoya city mayor Takashi Kawamura presented their joint offering to the OCA General Assembly in Danang, which is currently hosting the 5th Asian Beach Games.

Q14. Name the project, which is a new indirect tax network of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
(a) Project Maruti
(b) Project Viksh
(c) Project Saksham
(d) Project Ankush
(e) Project Sachet
To help with the roll-out of the goods and services tax (GST), the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs  approved a new indirect tax network for systems integration of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). Known as Project Saksham, it has a total project cost of 2,256 crore, which will be incurred over a period of seven years.

Q15. According to World Trade Organization (WTO) Global trade volumes are set to grow by just __________ this year, the first time in 15 years that international commerce has grown more slowly than the world economy. 
(a) 4.5 per cent
(b) 1.7 per cent
(c) 2.3 per cent 
(d) 3.4 per cent 
(e) 5.0 per cent
Global trade volumes are set to grow by just 1.7 per cent this year, the first time in 15 years that international commerce has grown more slowly than the world economy, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on 27th September 2016. The forecast, much lower than the WTO's previous estimate of 2.8 per cent in April, reflects a slowdown in China and Brazil and also decelerating imports in the United States. The WTO also expects slower 2017 trade growth than its previous forecast, with a rise of 1.8-3.1 per cent rather than the 3.6 per cent it had estimated in April.


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