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Current Affairs Questions for Bank Exams – 17th April 2016

Current Affairs Questions for Bank Exams 


1. World Bank provides developmental assistance to different countries through which financial institutions?
IBRD (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development), IDA (International development Association) and IFC (International Financial Corporation).

2. Indian Financial Minister Arun Jaitley  has asked ‘World Bank’ to enhance the development fund from existing $50 billion – $60 billion to ____________.
$100 billion.

3. The Ecuador hit with strong earthquake about 7.8 magnitude on 16th April 2016. Who is the president of Ecuador?
Rafael Correa.

4. What are the capital city and currency of Ecuador?
Capital: Quito and  Currency: US Dollar.

5. How much fund has sanctioned for renewable energy projects to its member countries by the BRICS Group bank – NDB (New Development Bank)?
$811 million.
(Brazil: $300 million, China: $81 million, India: $250 million and South Africa: $180 million).

6. Today, Indian External Affairs Minister has visited which gulf country to boost the relations in trade & oil imports?
Iran (Capital of Iran: Tehran, Currency: Rial, President: Hassan Rouhani.)

7. Who is the finance minister of Sri Lanka?
Ravi Karunayake.

8. Which country has become the largest FDI Destination?

9. Which multinational software company has recently fined with $940 million for apparently stealing health care software from ‘Epic System’ an American company?
TCS (Tata Consultancy Services).

10. Where was the world’s largest wooden ‘Charka’ would be installed by KVIC (Khadi Village and  Administration Commission) as a symbol of India’s non-violence?
Indira Gandhi International Airport  (IGI Airport) at Delhi.
KVIC Chairman: VK Saxena.

11. Name the major battle exercise conducted by the Indian army at ‘Thar Desert’  in Rajasthan near the border of Pakistan?

12. Which city hosted the first BRICS friendship city conclave – an international summit from 14th to 16th April?
Mumbai. (Chief Minister of Maharashtra: Devendra Fednavis).

13. which scheme has launched by the Jharkhand Govt. for widows on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr B. R. Ambedkar?

Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana.

14. Who was honoured with ‘Hrudaynath Mangeshkar Award 2016’?

Viswanathan  Anand.

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