Daily GK Quiz Update - 05 August 2016 | 5th Aug Current Affairs Quiz Pdf IBPS PO Exam

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1 . Who has been selected for the 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2016 ?

a) Sirish Kumar Mohanty

b) Ravi Agarwal

c) Shubha Mudgal

d) All of the above



Ans : (C)

Description : Singer Shubha Mudgal has been selected for the prestigious the 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2016. She will be bestowed with this award for her outstanding contribution towards the promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill.

2 . Who has become the new Prime Minister of Nepal ?

a) Pushpa Kamal Dahal

b) K P Oli

c) Girija Prasad Koirala

d) Sher Bahadur Deuba



Ans : (A)

Description : Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Chairperson (CPN-MC) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ (61) was elected as the 39th Prime Minister of Nepal

3 . Who has launched new website ’Sachet’ to curb Illegal Collection of Deposits ?

a) RBI

b) Finance ministry

c) CBDT

d) SEBI



Ans : (A)

Description : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has launched ’Sachet- www.sachet.rbi.org.in’, a web portal to curb illegal collection of deposits. Sachet is an SLCC (State Level Coordination Committees) website from which the members of the public would be able to obtain information regarding entities that are allowed to accept deposits, lodge complaints and also share information regarding illegal acceptance of deposits by unscrupulous entities.

4 . Government launched which facility that allows people to sign documents digitally from remote places?

a) eSignDesk

b) e-KYCDesk

c) LegalDesk

d) AadhaarDesk



Ans : (A)

Description : eSignDesk was launched by Union Government in August 2016 that allows people to sign documents digitally from remote places.

5 . Ahmed Zewail , who passed away recently was a Nobel Prize recipient for

a) Mathematics

b) Chemistry

c) Physics

d) Phycology



Ans : (B)

Description : Egyptian-American Ahmed Zewail, a renowned Nobel Prize recipient for chemistry and the first US science envoy to the Middle East passed away at the age of 70 on August 2. Ahmed Hassan Zewail born on February 26, 1946 in Daman hour, Egypt and was raised in Desouk. He was an Egyptian-American scientist, known as the “father

6 . Which country is the largest exporter of steel to India in Q1, 2016-2017 ?

a) China

b) France

c) Japan

d) South Korea



Ans : (D)

Description : South Korea has overtaken China as the largest exporter of steel products to India in the first quarter of 2016-2017. South Korea exported 5.11 lakh tonnes of steel to India, marginally higher than that exported by China at 5.10 LT during the April-June quarter in 2016-2017.
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