Current Affairs-20-10-2016

  • 1. According to the 2016 Global Power City Index (GPCI) report, has topped for the fifth consecutive year on the list of the world’s leading global cities for business, innovation and culture?
A.) London
B.) Tokyo
C.) New York
D.) Sydney

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 2. Insurance regulator IRDAI has imposed a penalty of Rs 6 lakh on ___________ for “casual” approach towards certain norms, among other violations?
A.) Tata AIG
B.) Bajaj Allianz
C.) Shriram Life Insurance
D.) Oreintal Insurance

Answer: Option 'C'

​Shriram Life Insurance

  • 3. Which bank has been conferred “Special Award for Excellence in MSME lending” for its performance in lending to the MSME sector during the year 2013-14 and 2014-15?
A.) Bank of India
B.) Bank of Maharashtra
C.) Syndicate Bank
D.) State Bank of Patiala

Answer: Option 'D'

State Bank of Patiala

  • 4. Indian woman wrestler Geeta Phogat was appointed as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) by state government?
A.) Punjab
B.) Haryana
C.) Himachal Pradesh
D.) Gujarat

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 5. The online travel company MakeMyTrip announced to acquire which rival Indian travel company to form the country’s biggest online travel company?
A.) Clear Trip
B.) Yatra
C.) Ibibo
D.) Expedia

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 6. Which software giant recently developed first human-like speech recognition system?
A.) Microsoft
B.) Apple
C.) Google

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 7. Which company announces the world’s first 5G Modem, called the Snapdragon X50?
A.) Intel
D.) Qualcomm

Answer: Option 'D'


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