Elected / Appointed / Person in News ( August 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams




  1. Who among the following was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on July 17, 2016?
    (a) Nabam Tuki
    (b) Kalikho Pul
    (c) Pema Khandu
    (d) Kameng Dolo

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    Solution :  C
  2. Who among the following has become the new Prime Minister of United Kingdom?
    (a) Amber Rudd
    (b) Justine Greening
    (c) Elizabeth Truss
    (d) Theresa May

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    Solution :  D
  3. Who among the following was appointed the Chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)?
    (a) Shashank Arora
    (b) Chhaya Mahajan
    (c) Hrushikesh Senapaty
    (d) Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi

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    Solution :  D
  4. Who among the following was appointed the Chairperson of the Airports Authority of India (AAI)?
    (a) Amitabh Kundu
    (b) Vikas Malhotra
    (c) Prabhat Kumar Awasthi
    (d) Guruprasad Mohapatra

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    Solution :  D
  5. Who among the following is the President of Kenya?
    (a) Eliud Kipchoge
    (b) Dennis Kimetto
    (c) Stanley Biwott
    (d) Uhuru Kenyatta

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    Solution :  D
  6. Who among the following Congress leaders is the author of the book 'Courage and Commitment'?
    (a) Kumari Selja
    (b) Ambika Soni
    (c) Margaret Alva
    (d) Shashi Tharoor

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    Solution :  C
  7. Sushila Karki was appointed the first female
    (a) Defence Minister of Nepal
    (b) Speaker of Nepal's Parliament
    (c) Governor of Nepal's Central Bank
    (d) Chief Justice of Nepal's Supreme, Court

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    Solution :  D
  8. Who among the following has been selected for the 2016 International Maritime Organization Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea?
    (a) Kalyani Gupta
    (b) Roopa Damodar
    (c) Chandra Sinha
    (d) Radhika Menon

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    Solution :  D
  9. Who among the following was appointed the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)?
    (a) Utpal Bora
    (b) Vartika Shukla
    (c) R. K. Gupta
    (d) D. Rajkumar

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    Solution :  D
  10. Who among the following Hindi authors was conferred with the Kusumanjali Sahitya Samman recently?
    (a) Ramdarash Mishra
    (b) Surya Prasad Dixit
    (c) Usha Kiran Khan
    (d) Kusum Khemani

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    Solution :  D
  11. Who among the following won the Caine Prize for short story 'Memories We Lost'?
    (a) Olufemi Terry
    (b) Henrietta Rose-Innes
    (c) Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
    (d) Lidudumalingani Mqombothi

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    Solution :  D
  12. Which of the following has announced R. Baskar Babu as its new President?
    (a) Indian Banks Association (IBA)
    (b) Micro Finance Institutions Network (MFIN)
    (c) Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)
    (d) Institute of Chartered

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    Solution :  B
  13. Accountants of India (ICAI) Who among the following is the President of Tanzania?
    (a) Job Ndugai
    (b) Kassim Majaliwa
    (c) Mohamed Othman
    (d) John Pombe Magufuli

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    Solution :  D
  14. UNSECO 'has appointed Kudsi Ergiiner of Turkey an Artist for Peace. He is a well-known:
    (a) Sculptor
    (b) Painter
    (c) Musician
    (d) Poet

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    Solution :  C
  15. Who among the following former RBI Governors is the author of 'Who moved my interest rate?'
    (a) Bimal Jalan
    (b) S. Venkitraman
    (c) Y. V. Reddy
    (d) D. Subbarao

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    Solution :  D


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