GK Quiz for Banking | IBPS | RRB | RBI -16


1. S. Sivakumar was recently appointed as a full-time member of the 21st Law Commission of India. Who is the Chairman of the Commission?

a. Ravi R Tripathi
b. Abhay Bhardwaj
c. Balbir Singh Chauhan
d. AP Shah

2. What is the theme of the World Habitat Day 2016?
a. Public Spaces for All
b. Better City, Better Life
c. Harmonious Cities
d. Housing at the Centre

3. The India Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN) was recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at
a. Mumbai
b. Raipur
c. Bengaluru
d. New Delhi

4. Which state topped the list of endemic flowering plants, as announced by the Botanical Survey of India?

a. Kerala
b. Tamil Nadu
c. Maharashtra
d. Mizoram

5. Who won the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix?
a. Daniel Ricciardo
b. Max Verstappen
c. Nico Rosberg
d. None of the above

6. Name the Indian-origin teenager who won the Google Science Fair prize 2016.

a. Mavika Boyini
b. Raviteja Anumukonda
c. Neya Saravanarajan
d. Kiara Nirghin

7. The new species of Pika named Ochotona sikimaria was recently discovered in which State?

a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Assam
c. Sikkim
d. Uttarakhand

8. Who was recently appointed as the Chairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board?

a. MS Sahoo
b. Rajeev Sharma
c. S Sivakumar
d. Ravi Kumar

9. Name the tributary of River Brahmaputra that was blocked by China for building a dam.
a. Lohit River
b. Kameng River
c. Xiabuqu River
d. Dibang River

10. Who of the following will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations on 26 January 2017?

a. Angela Merkel
b. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
c. Vladimir Putin
d. Theresa May

11. Citizens of a country in a referendum rejected the peace deal with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels. Name it.
a. Colombia
b. Syria
c. Iraq
d. Ukraine

12. Which state on 2 October 2016 notified Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 that says that drinkers could land drinkers in jail for up to 7 years with a fine of at least 1 lakh rupees?
a. Odisha
b. Gujarat
c. Kerala
d. Bihar

13. The Union Government on 1 October 2016 gave a year extension to the Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI). Name her.

a. Arundhati Bhattacharya
b. Shikha Sharma
c. Chanda Kochhar
d. Naina Lal Kidwai

14. Name the Chess player to whom India’s Viswanathan Anand lost the game in 10th Tal Memorial International chess tournament in Moscow?

a. Magnus Carlsen
b. Vladimir Kramnik
c. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
d. Sergey Karjakin

15. Britain has decided to trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before the end of March of
a. 2017
b. 2018
c. 2019
d. 2020

 

Answers:————

  • 1. (c) Balbir Singh Chauhan
  • 2. (d) Housing at the Centre
  • 3. (d) New Delhi
  • 4. (b) Tamil Nadu
  • 5. (a) Daniel Ricciardo
  • 6. (d) Kiara Nirghin
  • 7. (c) Sikkim
  • 8. (a) MS Sahoo
  • 9. (c) Xiabuqu River
  • 10. (b) Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  • 11. (a) Colombia
  • 12. (d) Bihar
  • 13. (a) Arundhati Bhattacharya
  • 14. (b) Vladimir Kramnik
  • 15. (a) 2017
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