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Current Affairs Updates 20-21st September,2016- MCQ's

Current Affairs Updates 20-21st September,2016

1. "Joint Sea-2016" naval exercise has been carried out by
A. China and Pakistan
B. India and Myanmar
C. China and Russia
D. India and Sri Lanka
C. China and Russia
China and Russia have carried out joint naval exercises dubbed as Joint Sea-2016 in the resource-rich South China Sea (SCS) off China’s southern Guangdong province. The exercise conducted during 13-19 September highlighted Marine Corps units in “Live-fire drills, sea crossing and island landing operations and island defense.


2. How many cities are selected under Center's Smart Cities Mission?
A. 25
B. 26
C. 27
D. 28
C. 27
Five cities in election-bound Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, including PM narendra modi’s constituency of Varanasi, have made it to the centre’s third list of Smart cities that will get funding for initiating urban reforms.


3. According to Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings by how much percent GDP of India will grow over next few years
A. 7%
B. 8%
C. 10%
D. 15 %
B. 8%
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has forecasted a “relatively high quality and steroid-free” GDP growth of 8% for India over the next few years. This would be backed by a broadening consumption base.


4. VPAYQWIK, Vijaya *99# and V-eConnect+ are the apps launched by which of the following bank?
A. Punjab National Bank
B. Bank of Baroda
C. Vijaya Bank
D. HDFC Bank
C. Vijaya Bank
Vijaya bank has launched three innovative information technology (IT) products, coinciding with Hindi Diwas celebrations. The new IT products, according to Kishore Sansi, Managing Director and CEO of Vijaya Bank, are: VPAYQWIK, Vijaya *99# and V-eConnect+.


5. With which social media company BSE ties up to provide live stock updates?
A. Facebook
B. Twitter
C. Google Plus
D. Vk
B. Twitter
Investors can now track BSE updates real-time on Twitter by following the official Bombay Stock Exchange account.The investors can now get live updates of BSE Sensex levels, stock prices and opening and closing figures of Sensex companies.


6. Which Bank appointed SS Mallikarjuna Rao, as a new executive director?
A. Canara Bank
B. Syndicate Bank
C. ICICI Bank
D. Yes Bank
B. Syndicate Bank
SS Mallikarjuna Rao has taken charge as executive director of Syndicate Bank. Prior to joining the bank, Rao was General Manager and CFO of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), looking after alternate delivery channels, marketing and publicity.


7. Priyesha Deshmukh is assoiciated with which sport?
A. Shooting
B. Wrestling
C. Swimming
D. Archery
A. Shooting
Deaf Indian shooter Priyesha Deshmukh won the bronze medal in her first-ever international competition at the first World Deaf Shooting Championships held in Kazan, Russia.She won bronze in the 10m air rifle category and it was her maiden international participation.


8. Which state declares Charkhi and Dadri as 22nd district ?
A. Gujrat
B. Maharashtra
C. Rajasthan
D. Haryana
D. Haryana
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced Charkhi Dadri as the 22nd district of the state.The state CM made the announcement at a public rally in Dadri in Bhiwani district.Charkhi Dadri lies in Bhiwani district in the state of Haryana.


9. Who is appointed as new chairman of UPSC?
A. Alka Sirohi
B. Anandi Patel
C. Anandi Sirohi
D. None of these
A. Alka Sirohi
President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Alka Sirohi as chairman of Union Public Service Commission as per Article 316 of Constitution. She will replace Deepak Gupta.Union Public Service Commission is constitutional body which conducts the prestigious civil services examination to select IAS, IFS and IPS officers among others.


10. Subhankar Pramanick is associated with which sport?
A. Shooting
B. Wrestling
C. Swimming
D. Archery
A. Shooting
Young Indian shooter Subhankar Pramanick has won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun in Gabala, Azerbaijan. He won the gold medal in 50-metre rifle prone event


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