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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ WITH ANSWER for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS 2

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ WITH ANSWER for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS 2

Q1. Which among the following states government announced that the state government in association with International Labour Organisation (ILO) will organize a two-day long national conference on labour in the city from September 20?
(a) Punjab
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Haryana
(d) Kerala
(e) Odisha
Odisha will organize such an event for the first time and will discuss several issues related to organized and unorganized labourers of the country in four sessions of the conference.Union minister of state for labour and employment Bandaru Dattatreya and ministers and chairpersons of labour welfare boards of 29 states will attend the conference.

Q2. __________ and Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif and Juhi Chawla are among recipients of the Priyadarshini Global Awards 2016 which will be presented on September 19.
(a) UIDAI
(b) IRDAI
(c) DRDO
(d) ISRO
(e) RBI
Bengaluru-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif and Juhi Chawla are among recipients of the Priyadarshini Global Awards 2016 which will be presented on September 19. Other recipients of the awards, instituted by a socio-cultural and educational organisation Priyadarshini Academy, in various fields are from Israel, Switzerland and UK. 

Q3. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched the 'Swachhta Saptah' as part of the Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission from which Railway station?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) New Delhi
(d) Lucknow
(e) Bengaluru
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on 17-Sep-2016 launched the 'Swachhta Saptah' as part of the Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission from New Delhi Railway Station. After launching the cleanliness drive Suresh Prabhu said In order to create massive awareness on sanitation and cleanliness at railway premises and make hygiene a habit amongst the travelling public. The Railways has organized a special nine-day long public outreach programme.

Q4. Indian Navy's ___________________ Mormugao was launched in Mumbai.
(a) Air to surface
(b) guided missile destroyer
(c) Anti war misile
(d) Surface to surface
(e) None of the above
Indian Navy's guided missile destroyer, Mormugao was launched in Mumbai. Mormugao was built by the Mazgaon Shipyard which also plans to outsource work for 10 blocks to include private ship building yard in the programme. Mormugao is the second ship of Project 15B and will be one of the most advanced warships of the force. It has been named after the Mormugao port of Goa, also the home state of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Q5. Which among the following countries has launched its second experimental space station "Tiangong 2" recently? 
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) Germany
(d) Japan
(e) South Korea
China, launched its second experimental space station. The Tiangong 2 was carried into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi Desert in northern China. Tiangong-2 is a precursor to a multi-module station that China will be assembling later this decade.

Q6. Which among the following film have been archived at the library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences?
(a) Sunrise
(b) Parched
(c) Thithi
(d) Both (a) and (b)
(e) Both (a) and (c)
The scripts of Adil Hussain-starrers "Sunrise" and "Parched" have been archived at the library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.He also shared a copy of the letter from Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Q7. Name the bollowood actor, who holds the record for 'Most Public Appearances made by a Film Star in 12 Hours?
(a) Salman Khan
(b) Abhishek Bachchan
(c) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
(d) Ranveer Singh
(e) Ajay Devgan
Abhishek Bachchan might be the most underrated actor of the industry, but  one didn't know that he's actually hold a Guinness World Record .Jr Bachchan holds the record for 'Most Public Appearances made by a Film Star in 12 Hours.' In fact, he beat Hollywood actor Will Smith who had made three public appearances in 2 hours during the promotions of his film I, Robot in 2004.

Q8. State-owned Punjab National Bank has roped __________ as brand ambassador to improve its image which has taken a hit due to rising bad loans. 
(a) Kareena Kapoor
(b) Salman Khan
(c) MS Dhoni
(d) Sachin Tendulkar
(e) Virat Kohli
State-owned Punjab National Bank has roped in Indian test skipper Virat Kohli as brand ambassador to improve its image which has taken a hit due to rising bad loans. Since its inception in 1895,  PNB has been people's bank serving millions of customers throughout India.

Q9. Who has been elevated as Executive Director of Canara Bank with effect from September 15, 2016?
(a) Narayana Murthy
(b) Atul Kumar Goel
(c) P V Bharathi
(d) Anoop Kumar Sharma
(e) Dilip Kumar Mandal
P V Bharathi, General Manager, Canara Bank, has been elevated as Executive Director with effect from September 15, 2016. Bharathi began her banking career in December 1982 as a probationary officer in Canara Bank and has risen to the post of General Manager in August 2012.

Q10. Which among the following banks has launched its second FederalSkill Academy at Coimbatore, as part of its CSR initiatives?
(a) Federal Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) Federal Reserve
(d) Central Bank of India
(e) ICICI Bank
Federal Bank has launched its second FederalSkill Academy at Coimbatore, as part of its CSR initiatives. The first one being inaugurated last year at Ernakulam, Kerala.

Q11. The Centre and the States are unlikely to review the structure of the GSTN, whose ownership pattern, with a majority private stake. GSTN stands for.......?
(a) Goods and Services Tax Network
(b) Goods and Services Tax News
(c) Goods and Services Tax Number
(d) Goods and Services Tax National
(e) Goods and Services Tax Nations
The Centre and the States are unlikely to review the structure of the Goods and Services Tax Network, whose ownership pattern, with a majority private stake, is causing disquiet in some circles, given that the company, which is building the IT infrastructure for the GST, will have access to sensitive tax data.

Q12. Who is the present MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank?
(a) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(b) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(c) Shikha Sharma
(d) Chanda Kochhar
(e) Naina Lal Kidwai
Headquarter of PNB- New Delhi.

Q13. Who is the present Governor of Odisha?
(a) Mridula Sinha
(b) Ram Nath Kovind
(c) SC Jamir
(d) OP Kohli
(e) Najeeb Jung
 Naveen Patnaik is Chief Minister of Odisha.

Q14. Who among the following has been named the UN's new Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking?
(a) Sunita Narain 
(b) Amal Clooney
(c) Vian Dakhil 
(d) Nadia Murad
(e) Angelina Jolie
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad Basee Taha - who survived trafficking at the hands of ISIL (Da'esh) - was formally appointed UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking. 

Q15. The govt has appointed who among the following as the additional charge as Chairman of the state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India?
(a) Ashwani Kumar 
(b) Girish Chandra Murmu
(c) Usha Sangwan 
(d) Shaktikanta Das
(e) VK Sharma
V K Sharma, who is currently one of the two managing directors at Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), has taken additional charge as Chairman, LIC of India. LIC in a statement said that he will take the place of S K Roy who has been relieved of his duties.


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