|Current Affairs Questions & Answers Important for Bank PO Exams|
Q.1. world largest floating football stadium is located at
Answer- Marina Bay, Singapore
Q.2. The currency of IMF is called
Q.3. Every year National Education Day of India is celebrated on
Answer- 11 November
Q.4. Term 'ICRH' stand for
Answer- International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH)
Q.5. First Indian-American Woman to be Elected to U.S. House
Answer- Pramila Jayapal
Q.6. India’s first liquefied natural gas(LNG)-driven bus was launched in
Q.7. World first hydrogen-powered and zero-emission passenger train named as 'Coradia iLint' was unveiled in
Q.8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 12th edition of International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition “Petrotech-2016” in
New Delhi on 5 December 2016
Q.9. Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has been now named the first Indian ambassador for
Answer- Switzerland Tourism
Q.10. Who will be honoured by the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (from December 7 to 14) with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Answer- Indian actress Rekha
Q.11. NITI Aayog launched the first ever Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index. The index was topped by
Answer- Maharashtra (Gujarat ranks second)
Q.12. What do you mean by NITI Aayog Index?
Answer- NITI Aayog launched an index to rank States and UTs that is based on implementation of seven provisions proposed under model APMC Act, joining eNAM initiative, special treatment to fruits and vegetables for marketing and level of taxes in mandis.
Q.13. 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in
Answer- Goa ( from 20 November to 28 November 2016)
Q.14. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Answer- The idea of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was mooted by PM Narendra Modi in October 2014 to mark the birth anniversary of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) is observed across India on 31 October.
Q.15. World's Largest Marine Protected Area Declared in
Q.16. Indian National Award winning documentary ___________won the first prize in the Documentary Film category at the sixth CAM International Film Festival in Cairo, Egypt.
Answer- ‘Daughters of Mother India’
Q.17. Election Commission of India Unveiled Three IT Based Systems –
Answer- "Samadhan", "Suvidha", and "Sugam" (Nasim Zaidi is the current Chief Election Commissioner of India)
Q.18. Paul Beatty Wins Man Booker Prize With
Answer- ‘The Sellout’ (The Sellout is a 2015 novel by Paul Beatty published by Farrar and note that Paul Beatty became the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize)
Q.19. Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise_________Begins in Sri Lanka.
Answer- "Mitra Shakti 2016"
Q.20. Karnataka State of the dam, which was recently chosen for the World Bank’s Award of Excellence for best utilisation of funds for renovation to enhance the strength of the dam.
Answer- Almatti Dam