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GK Mania: Current Affairs & Banking Awareness - Part 16

Published on Friday, February 19, 2016
Dear Readers,
Today we are presenting you the GK Mania which is based on current affairs and banking awareness. We have given 10 questions set with full solution. Try to solve it. You may expect similar questions in your upcoming exams.

Practice Set

1. Which among the following states has become India’s first fully organic state by implementing organic practices on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land?
a) West Bengal
b) Sikkim
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Punjab
e) Bihar

2. The State Bank of India, has launched first exclusive startup bank branch – SBI InCube in ________________.
a) Delhi
b) Pune
c) Mumbai
d) Bangalore
e) None of these

3. Who among the following has been appointed new Chairman of Tata SIA Airlines Ltd (Vistara)?
a) Bhaskar Bhat
b) Ratan Tata
c) Prasad Menon
d) Cyrus Mistri
e) None of these

4. Reserve Bank has increased its shareholding in National Housing Bank by contributing Rs __________________ crore towards the paid capital.
a) 1,500
b) 750
c) 1,000
d) 1,200
e) None of these

5. HeliNa is a helicopter-launched version of Nag and has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) under the program IGMDP. What is the full form of IGMDP?
a) International Guided Missile Development Programme
b) Integrated Guided Missile Development Planning
c) International Guided Missile Development Planning
d) Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme
e) None of these

6. Which among the following bank has launched ‘MoboMoney’, a first of its kind ‘Tap N Pay’ contactless digital payment solution for the Indian masses?
b) Tech Mahindra
c) Axis Bank
d) State Bank of India
e) Bank of Baroda

7. Recently, RBI extended deadline to exchange the pre-2005 notes to ___.
a) December 31, 2016
b) June 30, 2016
c) April 30, 2016
d) June 1, 2016
e) None of these

8. Who among the following has been named as ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2015?
a) Brendon McCullum
b) Josh Hazlewood
c) Steve Smith
d) AB de Villiers
e) None of these

9. National Flag Day observed every year on ___________.
a) 15th November
b) 25th November
c) 30th November
d) 5th November
e) 30th December

10. “Sahayog – Kaijin” 2016 is a joint Coast Guard Exercise between India & _________.
a) Sri Lanka
b) China
c) Pakistan
d) Japan
e) Nepal


1. b) Sikkim
2. d) Bangalore
3. a) Bhaskar Bhat
4. c) 1,000
5. d) Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme
6. b) Tech Mahindra
7. b) June 30, 2016
8. b) Josh Hazlewood
9. c) 30th November
10. d) Japan


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