Current Affairs Quiz : 18 May 2016

1.Who won Man Booker International Award in 2016 ?
(a) South Korean author Han Kang for her novel novel ‘The Vegetarian’
(b) László Krasznahorkai
(c) Hungarian writer
(d) Lydia Davis

2.  Which Bank launches "Smart Up" service for startups  ?
(a) HDFC 
(b) PNB
(c) IDBI
(d) SBI

3. Which international bank closed it's retail banking operations in India ?
(a) RRB
(b) RBS
(c) Citi
(d) Deutsche bank 

4. World Hypertension Day being observed on ?
(a) 17 May
(b) 8 June
(c) 10 April
(d) 15 January

5. Recently which renowned author received highest French civilian honour ?
(a) Marie
(b) Benabib Abdelaziz
(c) Salah Tahar
(d) JK Rowling

6. Who is the 1st state to issue ads to appoint vice-chancellors ?
(a) Bihar
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Odisha
(d) Haryana

9. Which of the following have been awarded with an honorary fellowship in UK ?
(a) S Y Quraishi
(b) R K Gupta
(c) S K Bhandari
(d) Parveen Kumar

10. Which country launched Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellite ?
(a) India
(b) Germany
(c) Canada
(d) China

11. Which  Bank approves $625 m loan to support rooftop solar programme in India ?
(a) World Bank
(b) Dena Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Bank of Baroda


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