Saturday, 21 May 2016

Important Current Affairs for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2016 PDF Download Part- 2

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Q. 51. Name the state that on 4 March 2016 decided to set up ‘Gita Gyan Sansthanam’.
1) Haryana
2) Punjab
3) Gujarat
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) None of these



Q. 52. Union Government has decided to digitally connect all Post Offices in rural areas by
1) Dec 2016
2) Mar 2017
3) Jan 2018
4) May 2019
5) None of these

Q. 53. Name the state whose High Court asked its government to submit details regarding steps taken to stop cheating at mass level in ongoing UP Board Examinations for High School and Intermediate.
1)Bihar
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) West Bengal
4) Delhi
5) None of these

Q. 54. A two-day National Conference of Women Legislators with theme Women Legislators- Building Resurgent India was held in which city of India.
1) Hyderabad
2) New Delhi
3) Chennai
4) Bengaluru
5) None of these

Q. 55. Which one of the following countries won the 2016 Asia Cricket Cup for the record sixth time on 6 March 2016 in the final played at Mirpur, Bangladesh?
1) India
2) Pakistan
3) Bangladesh
4) Sri Lanka
5) None of these

Q. 56. Name the inventor of E-mail who passed away at the age of 74 on 6 March 2016.
1) Scott Aaronson
2) Mahindra Agrawal
3) David P Anderson
4) Ray Tomlinson
5) None of these

Q. 57. Who headed the Inquiry Commission on 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots that gave clean chit to Uttar Pradesh government in March 2016?
1) Justice V K Shukla
2) Justice Arun Tandon
3) Justice Vishnu Kumar Sahai
4) Justice Ran Vijai Singh
5) None of these

Q. 58. Which ministry released the four colour classification scheme for industries based on their potential pollution level in March 2016?
1) Ministry of Environment and Forest
2) Ministry of Heavy Industries
3) Ministry of Finance
4) Prime Minister’s Office
5) None of these

Q. 59. Which country won the men and women team championship at the World Table Tennis Team Championship held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in March 2016?
1) China
2) Denmark
3) India
4) Britain
5) None of these

Q. 60. Olympian Yogeshwar Dutt will head a 17-member Indian wrestling team that was named for Asian Olympic Qualification tournamentscheduled to be held from 18 – 20 March 2016 in
1) Doha, Qatar
2) Astana, Kazakhstan
3) Canberra, Australia
4) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5) None of these

Q. 61. Which Indian bank was granted operating license along with three Asian banks by the Myanmar government in March 2016?
1) Bank of Baroda
2) ICICI Bank
3) State Bank of India
4) YES Bank
5) None of these

Q. 62. Name the renowned Dogri poetess and writer who was awarded Krutitava Smagra Samman for 2015 by Bharatiya’s Bhasha Parishad, Kolkata in March 2016.
1) Nilmani Phookan
2) Mahim Bora
3) Padma Sachdev
4) Nandini Sahu
5) None of these

Q. 63. Which Indian football club was slapped a fine of 50 lakh rupees fine by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for boycotting medal ceremony during the recently concluded Indian Super League (ISL)?
1) Churchill Brothers
2) Salgaocar
3) Bengaluru FC
4) FC Goa
5) None of these

Q. 64. Deepika Padukone won the Best Actress Award at Zee Cine Awards 2016 for her role in which film?
1) Bajirao Mastani
2) Ram-Leela
3) Piku
4) Happy New Year
5) None of these

Q. 65. International Women’s Day was observed across the world on 8 March 2016 with the theme
1) Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality
2) Equality for Women is Progress for All
3) Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!
4) Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All
5) None of these

Q. 66. Name the organization/Institution that on 8 March 2016 released Women at Work: Trends 2016 report.
1) UN Women
2) World Bank
3) International Labour Organization
4) Global Fund for Women
5) None of these

Q. 67. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 8 March 2016 announced to roll back a proposal to tax Employee Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawals. According to the proposal what percentage of EPF withdrawals would have become taxable?
1) 30 percent
2) 40 percent
3) 50 percent
4) 60 percent
5) None of these

Q. 68. Who was appointed as head of the newly constituted National Cricket Selection Panel by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board on 8 March 2016 for selecting players for ICC T-20 Cricket World Cup?
1) Kumar Sangakkara
2) Lalith Kaluperuma
3) Arvinda de Silva
4) Kapila Wijegunawardena
5) None of these

Q. 69. Name the tennis player who on 7 March 2016 announced that she was provisionally suspended after she failed a drug test at the Australian Open.
1) Jennifer Capriati
2) Petra Kvitova
3) Serena Williams
4) Maria Sharapova
5) None of these

Q. 70. The US troops on 7 March 2016 began their largest ever military exercises with which country?
1) North Korea
2) Japan
3) South Korean
4) Pakistan
5) None of these

Q. 71. A new species of burrowing snake, named Melanophidium Khairei, was discovered in which region of Indian peninsula?
1) Western Ghats
2) Eastern Ghats
3) Malabar Coast
4) Deccan Plateau
5) None of these

Q. 72. Name the famous Malayalam actor and folk singer who passed away on 6 March 2016 in Kochi.
1) Murali
2) Sreenath
3) Kalabhavan Mani
4) Kedamangalam Ali
5) None of these

Q. 73. Name the former chairman of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) who in March 2016 was conferred with the Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Shiromani Samman.
1) T Nanda Kumar
2) S Ayyappan
3) V Kurien
4) Amrita Patel
5) None of these

Q. 74. Who won the 2016 WGC-Cadillac Championship, which was played at Trump National Doral in Doral, Florida?
1) Scott Piercy
2) Adam Scott
3) Bubba Watson
4) Rory McIlroy
5) None of these

Q. 75. As per a study released by Lancet in March 2016 impact of climate change on food production could cause over 500000 extra deaths in the year
1) 2030
2) 2040
3) 2050
4) 2060
5) None of these

Q. 76. As per a study released by Lancet in March 2016 how many extra deaths will occur per million population in India due to the impactof climate change on food production in 2050?
1) 104
2) 105
3) 106
4) 107
5) None of these

Q. 77. Identify the industry category which is not part of the four-colour scheme announced by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 5 March 2016 based on pollution levels.
1) Red
2) Orange
3) White
4) Violet
5) None of these

Q. 78. Which high court on 5 March 2016 ruled that the national anthem should be sung in all private schools in the State during the morning assembly?
1) Madras
2) Bombay
3) Calcutta
4) Allahabad
5) None of these

Q. 79. Name the state that on 8 March 2016 announced inclusion of Widow Marriage under state government’s Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah Yojana?
1) Bihar
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) West Bengal
4) Rajasthan
5) None of these

Q. 80. Combat operation, code-named‘Hillstorm 3’ against GNLA (Garo National Liberation Army) militants, which was in news on 8 March 2016, is an operation of which of the following?
1) Assam Police
2) Indian Army
3) Meghalaya Police
4) Border Security Force
5) None of these

Q. 81. Indian Army on 8 March 2016 launched a 1000-kilometer bicycle expedition from Pangsau Pass. Pangasu Pass connects India to which country?
1) Myanmar
2) Tibet
3) China
4) Nepal
5) None of these

Q. 82. Name the state that on 8 March 2016 received Nari Shakti Puraskar for the year 2015 that was conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhawan.
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Maharashtra
3) Bihar
4) Haryana
5) None of these

Q. 83. What is the theme of 1000-kilometer bicycle expedition of Indian Army that was launched on 8 March 2016 from Pangsau Pass in Assam?
1) Cycle to Recycle
2) Cycling to Recycle
3) Cycling for Environment
4) Cycling for friendship
5) None of these

Q. 84. Which orgnaisation’s/institute’s Board of Governors on 8 March 2016 approved a 2.3 million euro initiative to help Latin America and the Caribbean countries to fight against Zika virus?
1) European Central Bank
2) European Union
3) International Atomic Energy Agency
4) World Bank
5) None of these

Q. 85. Name the technique that will be transferred to Latin America and Caribbean countries to fight against Zika virus under 2.3 Million Euro Project.
1) Sterile Insect Technique
2) Bacillus thuringiensis serotype israelensis (Bti)
3) Synthetic pyrethroids technique
4) Organochlorine insecticides technique
5) None of these

Q. 86. Name the multilateral military exercise between the Indian Army and Armies of countries from the ASEAN Plus which concluded on 8 March 2016 in Pune.
1) Exercise FORCE 18
2) Exercise Lamitye 2016
3) Exercise IBSAMAR
4) Exercise Surya Kiran
5) None of these

Q. 87. Which multinational professional services firm on 8 March 2016 was appointed as the consultant of Indian Railways to discover the advertising potential in trains and stations?
1) PricewaterhouseCoopers
2) TransnaTional
3) Ernst & Young
4) ShineWing
5) None of these

Q. 88. Who on 8 March 2016 was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CA Media Digital (India) Pvt. Ltd.?
1) Vivek Suri
2) Vivek Jain
3) Mukesh Bansal
4) Ridhima Jaiswal
5) None of these

Q. 89. Which state government on 8 March 2016 launched Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana to provide free treatment to road accident victims for the first 48 hours?
1) Telangana
2) Maharashtra
3) Odisha
4) Karnataka
5) None of these

Q. 90. Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 which was passed by Rajya Sabha on 8 March 2016 seeks to replace the Bureau of Indian Standards Act of
1) 1986
2) 1989
3) 1996
4) 2003
5) None of these

Q. 91. Which Union Ministry on 7 March 2016 launched the online marketingportal Mahila E-haat?
1) Ministry of Finance
2) Ministry of Commerce & Industry
3) Ministry of Women and Child Development
4) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
5) None of these

Q. 92. A boat capsized near Chandipal ghat in Brahmani River of Dhenkanal district on 7 March 2016 in which at least one person was drowned. Dhenkanal is a district of which state?
1) Odisha
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Telangana
4) Uttarakhand
5) None of  these

Q. 93. The Indian women’s team on 6 March 2016 defeated which country to bag gold medal at the Second Division of the World Team Table Tennis Championship?
1) Luxemburg
2) Brazil
3) China
4) Japan
5) None of these

Q. 94. Name the rocketthat on 10 March 2016 carried India’s sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F.
1) PSLV-C23
2) PSLV-C27
3) PSLV C-31
4) PSLV C-32
5) None of these

Q. 95. Identify the eight time Grammy Award-winning Brazilian percussionist. He died on 9 March 2016 in Recife, Brazil.
1) George Martin
2) Brian Epstein
3) Ringo Starr
4) Nana Vasconcelos
5) None of these

Q. 96. The Allahabad High Court (HC) on 9 March 2016 asked the Uttar Pradesh (UP) to immediately stop illegal mining in reserved forest areas of which district?
1) Lakhimpur Kheri
2) Sonbhadra
3) Unnao
4) Etawah
5) None of these

Q. 97. Lok Sabha on 9 March 2016 passed the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016 that seeks to amend Enemy Property Act of
1) 1968
2) 1966
3) 1952
4) 1984
5) None of these

Q. 98. The first-ever all girls National Cadet Corps (NCC) Mount Everest expedition was flagged off on 9 March 2016 comprised of how many girl cadets?
1) 10
2) 15
3) 28
4) 22
5) None of these

Q. 99. Seven pillars of development were announced by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on 9 March 2016 while presenting the Annual State Budget 2016-17 in the legislative assembly. Which of the following is not the part of the seven pillars which was announced?
1) Farmers
2) Education
3) Communications
4) Capacity-building
5) None of these

Q. 100. India on 9 March 2016 extended 2 billion US dollar Line of Credit (LOC) to which country for implementing socio-economic development projects?
1) Bangladesh
2) Sri Lanka
3) Nepal
4) Myanmar
5) None of these



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