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


  1. Who among the following was appointed the Managing Director of State Bank of India?
    (a) P. Pradeep Kumar
    (b) Varsha Purandare
    (c) Dinesh Khara
    (d) Pawan Kumar Bajaj

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    Solution :  C
  2. KM Hanumantharayappa, who has taken charge as new Chairman of Central Silk Board, is known for his contribution in which field?
    (a) Dairying
    (b) Fisheries
    (c) Sericulture
    (d) Agriculture

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    Solution :  C
  3. Which of the following won the Best Film award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2016?
    (a) Piku
    (b) Kapoor and Sons
    (c) Bajrangi Bhaijaan
    (d) Raman Raghav 2.0

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    Solution :  B
  4. Dhrubajyoti Ghosh won the Luc Hoffmann award in August 2016. This award is given for work in which field?
    (a) Environment
    (b) Education
    (c) Health
    (d) Human Rights

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    Solution :  A
  5. Who among the following was appointed the Whole-Time Member at Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?
    (a) Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
    (b) Chetan Ghate
    (c) Michael Patra
    (d) Gangadhar Darbha

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    Solution :  A
  6. Who among the following took charge as the new Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in August 2016?
    (a) V. S. Krishnan
    (b) Rani Singh Nair
    (c) Sudha Sharma
    (d) Ram Tirath

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    Solution :  B
  7. Who among the following was appointed the new Chairman of the Ceasefire Monitoring Group set up to, formalise a permanent peace accord with Naga groups?
    (a) P. C. Haldar
    (b) D. K. Pathak
    (c) P.N. Sajeesh
    (d) D. Shekhar

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    Solution :  B
  8. Who among the following was elected by Nepal's Parliament the country's new Prime Minister?
    (a) Sushil Koirala
    (b) Jhalanath Khanal
    (c) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
    (d) Sher Bahadur Deuba

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    Solution :  C
  9. Nelson Mandela Day was observed across the world on his birth anniversary on 2016.
    (a) July 18
    (b) July 19
    (c) July 20
    (d) July 21

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    Solution :  A
  10. Who among the following is the author of the book `Modi and his Challenges' released recently?
    (a) Rajiv Kumar
    (b) Tarun Chopra
    (c) Nikhil Kumar Singh
    (d) Varsha Dixit

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    Solution : A
  11. When was the International Youth Day observed in August 2016?
    (a) August 9
    (b) August 12
    (c) August 19
    (d) August 23

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    Solution : B 
  12. Who among the following was appointed the new Prime Minister of Tunisia?
    (a) Moncef Marzouki
    (b) Youssef Chahed
    (c) Habib Essid
    (d) Mehdi Jomaa

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    Solution :  B
  13. Which is the latest book authored by J.K. Rowling released in August 2016?
    (a) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    (b) Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince
    (c) Harry Potter and the Deathly Illows
    (d) Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone

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    Solution :  A
  14. First International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem was observed on :
    (a) July 26
    (b) July 27
    (c) July 28
    (d) July 29

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    Solution :  A
  15. Who among the following was re-elected the President of Asian Development Bank for a second five year term beginning November 2016?
    (a) Kikuo Iwata
    (b) Hiroshi Tanaka
    (c) Masayoshi Son
    (d) Takehiko Nakao

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    Solution :  D


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