Current Affairs for SSC CGL 2016 Daily Current Affairs Quiz

  1. When is the International Day Against Nuclear Tests observed globally?
    a) 23 September
    b) 16 November
    c) 29 August
    d) 30 October

Answer : 29 August 2016

 

  1. Name the sounding rocket that was used to launch the Supersonic Combustion Ramjet engine, called Scramjet by ISRO.
    a) RH-560-MK-II
    b) RH-200
    c) ATV02
    d) RH-300-Mk-II

Answer : ATV02

 

  1. Scientists of which country have detected a rare deep-Earth tremor, known as an S wave microseism?
    a) China
    b) Japan
    c) The US
    d) South Korea

Answer : Japan

 

  1. Which of the following is not part of the four banks that introduced the NPCI’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) that will allow customers to make payments via digital means?
    a) HDFC
    b) Axis Bank
    c) Union Bank of India
    d) Bank of Maharashtra

Answer : HDFC

 

  1. Who won the women’s singles title at 2016 Connecticut Open?
    a) Agnieszka Radwańska
    b) Simona Halep
    c) Dominika Cibulková
    d) Victoria Azarenka

Answer :Agnieszka Radwanska  

 

  1. Which country topped the World Risk Index 2016 published by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security?
    a) Tonga
    b) Philippines
    c) Germany
    d) Vanuatu

Answer : Vanuatu

 

  1. Who will head the high-level committee constituted by Union Finance Ministry in August 2016 to suggest steps to promote card payments?
    a) Ratan P Watal
    b) Prabhas Kumar Jha
    c) Ashok Lavasa
    d) Shashi Arora

Answer : Ratan P Watal

 

  1. India stood at which position in the World Risk Index 2016 published by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security?
    a) 146th
    b) 89th
    c) 77th
    d) 34th

Answer : 77th 

 

  1. Which of the following Sri Lankan cricketer announced retirement from international cricket in August 2016?
    a)    Lasith Malinga
    b)    Tillakaratne Dilshan
    c)    Kumar Sangakkara
    d)    Mahela Jayawardene

Answer : Tillakaratne Dilshan 

 

  1. Which country will host the 19th SAARC Summit in November 2016?
    a)    Bangladesh
    b)    Pakistan
    c)    Afghanistan
    d)    Bhutan

Answer : Pakistan

 

  1. Who of the following topped the Forbes list of world’s highest paid actors of 2016?
    a)    Tom Cruis
    b)    Matt Damon
    c)    Dwayne Johnson
    d)    Jackie Chan

Answer : Dwayne Johnson

 

  1. Which Indian city will host the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in 2017?
    a)    Bengaluru
    b)    Hyderabad
    c)    Delhi
    d)    Jaipur

Answer : Bengaluru

 

  1. Name the Asian country that signed an indefinite ceasefire deal with Communist guerrillas ending five decade conflict.
    a)    Philippines
    b)    Vietnam
    c)    Malaysia
    d)    Malaysia

Answer : Philippines

 

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the decision to set up a task force to prepare action Plan for what number of Olympics Games?
    a)    One
    b)    Two
    c)    Three
    d)    Four

Answer : Three

 

  1. Name the country that agreed to provide eight submarines to Pakistan by 2028.
    a)    China
    b)    Russia
    c)    USA
    d)    North Korea

Answer : China

 

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