Current Affairs-01-September-2016

  • 1. Name the state that recently became the first state to distribute 2 crore LED bulbs under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme?
A.) Uttar Pradesh
B.) Gujarat
C.) Rajasthan
D.) Haryana

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 2. Which Indian film director was appointed as the UN Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India?
A.) Aishwaryaa R Dhanush
B.) Mira Nair
C.) Kiran Rao
D.) Zoya Akthar

Answer: Option 'A'

Aishwaryaa R Dhanush

  • 3. Which state government signed a MoU with Google India to promote digital literacy?
A.) Karnataka
B.) Gujarat
C.) Telangana
D.) Goa

Answer: Option 'D'


  • 4. Name the state that became the first state to implement Public Fund Management System (PFMS)?
A.) Haryana
B.) West Bengal
C.) Jharkhand
D.) Kerala

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 5. Who was recently appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI Mutual Fund?
A.) Anshula Kant
B.) Anuradha Rao
C.) Manju Agarwal
D.) Ashwini Mehra

Answer: Option 'B'

Anuradha Rao

  • 6. Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), an interoperable bill payment service to customers, was launched recently by _____
C.) Ministry of Finance

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 7. As per the FDI Policy 2016, the foreign investment in the Defence sector can be up to what percentage?
A.) 100%
B.) 74%
C.) 49%
D.) 26%

Answer: Option 'A'


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