Monday, February 08, 2016

Current Affairs Quiz for LIC AAO 2016 - Set 1


Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. This is the very first set of Current Affairs Quiz for LIC AAO and other upcoming Bank & Insurance Exams. The following questions are based on the Important Current Affairs of January, 2016.


1. What amount of financial agreement did India sign with the World Bank for Nai Manzil Scheme- Education and Skills Training for Minorities?
1) $150 Million
2) $25 Million
3) $50 Million
4) $100 Million
5) $250 Million


2. Jehan Daruvala is associated with which sports?
1) Billiard
2) Snooker
3) Curling
4) Formula Racing
5) Cycling



3. What was India’s rank in the recently released Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2015-16?
1) 89th
2) 74th
3) 83rd
4) 65th
5) 52nd


4. IMF recently implemented the 2010 Quota and Governance Reforms. According to these reforms what is India’s current voting rights percentage?
1) 2.6%
2) 2.3%
3) 2.5%
4) 2.1%
5) 2.8%



5. Which of the following Indian states recently became the first fully organic state in India?
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Kerala
3) Manipur
4) Himachal Pradesh
5) Sikkim


6. India signed a MoU with France to purchase how many Rafale aircrafts?
1) 36
2) 34
3) 38
4) 33
5) 35



7. Who was recently conferred with the ‘Bulandh Bharath’ Award 2015?
1) GM Rao
2) Azim Premji
3) Ratan Tata
4) Mukesh Ambani
5) Narayan Murthy


8. Which of the following Indian state/UT recently launched a women safety app called “MITRA”?
1) Sikkim
2) Puducherry
3) Telengana
4) Goa
5) Maharashtra


9. What was India’s rank in 2016 Nuclear Security Index?
1) 26th
2) 24th
3) 22nd
4) 21st
5) 18th



10. International Customs Day is observed on ___________.
1) 28th January
2) 21st January
3) 18th January
4) 25th January
5) 26th January


11. Name the scientist known as the pioneer of Artificial Intelligence who recently passed away.
1) Ian Murdock
2) John McCarthy
3) Marvin Minsky
4) Donald Knuth
5) Dennis Ritchie


12. World Braille Day is observed on ____________.
1) 3rd January
2) 11th January
3) 4th January
4) 14th January
5) 7th January


13. Actress Brie Larson won the Best Actress in the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards for which movie?
1) Revenant
2) The Martian
3) Carol
4) The Room
5) Trumbo


14. With which of the following banks did NITI Aayog recently collaborated to conduct an enterprise survey of manufacturing firms?
1) IDFC Bank
2) SIDBI Bank
3) ICICI Bank
4) State Bank of India
5) Oriental Bank of Commerce


15. Which of the following statements is/are false in respect to Start Up India Initiative?
A. 10,000 crore corpus fund to support start-ups
B. No government inspection for three years for newly-formed start-ups
C. Tax exemption for start-ups for three years
1) Only A
2) Both B and C
3) Only C
4) Both A and B
5) None of them



Answers:

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 1
  4. 1
  5. 5
  6. 1
  7. 1
  8. 2
  9. 4
  10. 5
  11. 3
  12. 3
  13. 4
  14. 1
  15. 5




WINNERS:
Ratul
Manisha
Sippy




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