Page-4 of Current Affairs Quiz – October, 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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..