Current Affairs-16-08-2016

                            


  • 1. Which state received a maximum number of gallantry awards for police services in the country on the eve of Independence Day.

    A.) Karnataka B.) Odisha
    C.) West Bengal D.) Telangana
    Answer: Option 'D'

    Telangana



  • 2. Student Credit Card Scheme, is a loan scheme launched by the chief minister of a staterecently on the eve of Independence day celebrations. Name the state?

    A.) Maharashtra B.) Punjab
    C.) Bihar D.) Gujarat
    Answer: Option 'C'

    Bihar



  • 3. The Insurance regulator PFRDA has reduced the minimum annual contribution to Rs._____ from Rs. 6,000 to keep the account active in order to encourage more people to join the National Pension System

    A.) 2,000 B.) 3,000
    C.) 1,500 D.) 1,000
    Answer: Option 'D'

    1,000



  • 4. India’s first Bio-CNG plant, which will use agricultural residue to generate CNG which in-turn can be an alternate fuel to the Automobiles that run CNG, is launched in which of the below city?

    A.) Noida B.) Bangalore
    C.) Pune D.) Kolkata
    Answer: Option 'C'

    Pune



  • 5. The first National Conference of Investigation Agencies was held at which city?

    A.) Hyderabad B.) Kolkata
    C.) Mumbai D.) New Delhi
    Answer: Option 'D'

    New Delhi



  • 6. Who of the following is heading he National Committee on Trade Facilitation to develop the Pan-India road map?

    A.) Pradeep Kumar Sinha B.) Prakash Behara
    C.) Diptikant Behera D.) G Bhaskar Rao
    Answer: Option 'A'

    Pradeep Kumar Sinha



  • 7. Which of the below bank recently launched an USSD based mobile app in partnership with NPCI?

    A.) HDFC B.) SBI
    C.) UBI D.) IDBI
    Answer: Option 'C'

    UBI



  • 8. What is the theme of Indian Film Festival (IFF) of Melbourne 2016?

    A.) Films for society B.) Green Environment
    C.) Women Empowerment D.) None of these
    Answer: Option 'C'

    Women Empowerment



  • 9. Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, launched clean cooking fuel scheme for BPL women in which state?

    A.) West Bengal B.) Telangana
    C.) Odisha D.) Assam
    Answer: Option 'A'

    West Bengal



  • 10. Union government recently notified a revised tax treaty with which of the following country?

    A.) Switzerland B.) Italy
    C.) USA D.) Mauritius
    Answer: Option 'D'

    Mauritius






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