Page-4 of Current Affairs Quiz – October, 2016

GK & Current Affairs: October 5, 2016

1. What is the current repo rate, as per the recently released 4th bi-monthly monetary policy statement for the year 2016-17? [A]6.00% [B]6.50% [C]6.25% [D]6.75% Answer: 6.25%Notes: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently released its 4th bi-monthly monetary policy statement for the year 2016-17. As per the monetary policy statement, the policy repo ..

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GK & Current Affairs: October 4, 2016

1. Who is the newly appointed CMD of Power Finance Corporation (PFC)? [A]Rajeev Sharma [B]M K Goel [C]Mahendra Goyal [D]K K Singhal Answer: Rajeev SharmaNotes: Rajeev Sharma is the newly appointed Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC). He succeeded M K Goel who retired on September 30, 2016 on attaining ..

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GK & Current Affairs: October 2-3, 2016

1. What is the theme of 2016 United Nations’ (UN) International day of Older Persons? [A]Longevity: Shaping the Future [B]Take A Stand Against Ageism [C]The Growing Opportunities & Challenges of Global Ageing [D]Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All Answer: Take A Stand Against AgeismNotes: The United Nations’ (UN) International day of Older ..

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GK & Current Affairs: October 1, 2016

1. What is the theme of 2016 International Translation Day (ITD)? [A]Translate with respect for everyone [B]Enthusiasm in translation and interpreting [C]Translation and interpreting: connecting worlds [D]Working together with joy Answer: Translation and interpreting: connecting worldsNotes: The International Translation Day (ITD) is observed every year on September 30 to show the solidarity of the worldwide ..

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GK & Current Affairs: September 30, 2016

1. The National Mission on Bioeconomy has launched in which city of India? [A]Shillong [B]Guwahati [C]Kochi [D]New Delhi Answer: ShillongNotes: The National Mission on Bioeconomy has launched in Shillong, Meghalaya by the Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) under the Ministry of Science and Technology. The purpose of the mission is to boost rural ..

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GK & Current Affairs: September 29, 2016

1. The book “Karachi, You’re Killing Me!” has been authored by whom? [A]Mohsin Sidiqui [B]Nudrat Kamal [C]Saba Imtiaz [D]Somak Ghoshal Answer: Saba ImtiazNotes: The book “Karachi, You’re Killing Me!” has been authored by Pakistani journalist-writer Saba Imtiaz. It is a comedy crime-thriller novel, which revolves around the life of a young protagonist, Ayesha and about ..

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