Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 20 Apr 2016
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20th April 2016, Current affairs and GK questions on National and International are listed in the Quiz. Candidates those who are preparing for Government Jobs and IBPS/SBI/RRB exams and all other exams can use these questions. 

1. The Union government has earmarked _______ crore to clean up Bengaluru’s polluted lakes.

[a] Rs.750
[b] Rs.800
[c] Rs.850
[d] Rs.650
[e] Rs.550

2. Panasonic India and AES India Private Limited announced an agreement to construct a 10 MW energy storage array at Panasonic's Technopark manufacturing facility in which state of India?

[a] Punjab
[b] Sikkim
[c] Haryana
[d] Gujarat
[e] Maharashtra

3. Name the Indian-Americannominated by US President Barack Obama as the country’s next envoy to Chad.

[a] George Sudarshan
[b] V Mohan Reddy
[c] Geeta Pasi
[d] Ruchi Shangavi
[e] Swapna Chattopadhya

4. The emergency imposed after the Paris attacks in November 2015 and has been extended twice until 26 May. Again French PM Manuel Valls said that France will seek to extend the emergency in the country till the end of

[a] June
[b] July
[c] August
[d] September
[e] None of the above

5. A Trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed in Science and Technology among Sri Lanka,

[a] India and Bangladesh
[b] Japan and China
[c] China and India
[d] India and Japan
[e] Japan and Bangladesh

6. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced that the World Bank Group will invest _______ US dollars over 5 years in education projects that directly benefit adolescent girls.

[a] 0.5 billion
[b] 1.5 billion
[c] 2.5 billion
[d] 3.5 billion
[e] 4.5 billion

7. Who among the following was appointed by State government of Goa as its new Lokayukta?

[a] P.K. Mishra
[b] Bhaskar Khulbe
[c] T. V. Somanathan
[d] Tarun Bajaj
[e] Debashree Mukherjee

8. Who among the following appointed as Kerala-based Rubber Board’s chairman?

[a] S Vijay Kumar
[b] A Ajith Kumar
[c] K Dhiraj Kumar
[d] M Vikram Kumar
[e] D Satish Kumar

9. Rahul Johri recently appointed as Chief Executive Officer at

[a] All India Tennis Association
[b] All India Football Federation
[c] All India Chess Federation
[d] Board of Control for Cricket in India
[e] Athletics Federation of India

10. Which bank becomes as the first private sector bank to open dedicated branch for start-ups?

[a] South Indian Bank
[b] Karur Vysya Bank
[c] ICICI Bank
[d] IDBI Bank
[e] RBL Bank

11. Which bank becomes the top mobiliser under Gold Monetisation Schemewhich was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November?

[a] State Bank of India
[b] Central Bank of India
[c] Punjab National Bank
[d] Punjab and Sind Bank
[e] Andhra Bank

12. The making of India: The untold story of British Enterprises authored by

[a] Kartar Lalvani
[b] Amish Tripati
[c] Rohinton Mistry
[d] Ashwin Sanghi
[e] Suketu Mehta

13. President Pranab Mukherjee honoured Professor Ge Fuping with the George Grierson prize for his remarkable works done for the propagation of Hindi abroad. He belongs to which country?

[a] Japan
[b] China
[c] Malaysia
[d] Singapore
[e] None of the above

14. Which travel search app has launched '1-Tap Cab Booking' feature that lets users book cabs without a stable internet connection or GPS?

[a] Entrain
[b] Sunscreen
[c] Tipulator
[d] Ixigo
[e] Travel Safe

15. Name the legendary mentor to some of Silicon Valley’s most important entrepreneurs and executives including Steve Jobs and Larry Page, who has died at age 75?

[a] Bill Campbell
[b] Sean Harper
[c] Julian Scharman
[d] Mike Sigal
[e] Seth Berman

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