Current Affairs-16-August-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

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