Today’s Quiz- 26 March 2017

Total Questions – 15

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Q 1. The central government recently announced its decision to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) with State Bank of India (SBI) from April 1. The most valid reason behind this merger is:

A. greater banking services outreach to more women

B. merger is the part of central government’s banking reforms

C. BMB failed to achieve its objective of reaching 85% of women in 3 years.

D. BMB is reeling under NPAs worth Rs. 620 crore and the merger is the only option government had.

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Q 2. The private sector YES Bank Ltd recently said it would go for a fresh round of share sale through QIP. What does QIP mean?

A. Questionnaires for Investigations Processing

B. Quality Innovation Performance

C. Quality Investment Projects

D. Qualified Institutional Placement

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Q 3. Where is the headquarter of Indian Overseas Bank?

A. Chennai

B. Mumbai

C. Mangalore

D. New Delhi

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Q 4. The State Bank of India’s chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya had said that farm loan waiver disrupts “credit discipline” among borrowers. According to SBI’s research report, total outstanding credit for the agriculture sector as of 2016 in Uttar Pradesh is:

A. Rs 1.34 lakh crore

B. Rs 86,241.20 crore

C. Rs 27,419.70 crore

D. Rs 76,063.20 crore

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Q 5. Who is the current CEO of the Unique Identification Authority Of India (UIDAI)?

A. Shri Ajay Bhushan Pandey

B. Shri J. Satyanarayana

C. Shri Rajesh Jain

D. Dr. Anand Deshpande

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Q 6. Which bank has launched India’s first biometric-based payment system, Aadhaar Pay?

A. HDFC

B. HSBC

C. IDFC

D. SBI

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Q 7.  Who was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize, one of the most coveted and high-profile awards for teaching excellence for 2017?

A. Salima Begum

B. Tracy-Ann Hall

C. Maggie MacDonnell

D. Ken Silburn

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Q 8. Who has been appointed as the ambassador for the fifth edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup which will be played in 2018?

A. Rahul Dravid

B. Shahid Afridi

C. Chris Gayle

D. Sanath Jayasuriya

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Q 9. Which famous personality recently launched the ‘ABC of Breast Health’, an App to educate about breast cancer?

A. Priyanka Chopra

B. Smriti Z. Irani

C. J. P. Nadda

D. Amitabh Bachchan

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Q 10. Kishore Piraji Kharat is the current CEO of which bank?

A. Bank of India

B. IDBI Bank

C. Dena Bank

D. Indian Bank

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Q 11. What is India’s ranking in recently released World Happiness Report 2017?

A. 87

B. 104

C. 122

D. 137

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Q 12. Who has been appointed recently as MD & CEO of IDBI Bank?

A. Kishor Kharat

B. Mahesh Kumar Jain

C. P. S. Jayakumar

D. Kishore Kumar Sansi

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Q 13. With effective from July 1, 2017, when applying for a Permanent Account Number (PAN), or  filing Income Tax returns, one has to quote their:

A. Bank account number

B. Mobile number

C. Aadhaar number

D. EPIC number

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Q 14. What was the occasion on 21 March 2017 for which campaign #MyVoiceMyCommunity was run to commemorate its 12th anniversary?

A. World Heart Day

B. World Down Syndrome Day

C. World Health Day

D. World Radio Day

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Q 15. International Day of Forests 2017 was observed on 21st March with the theme:

A. Forest and food

B. Forests and life

C. Forests and energy

D. Forests and Earth

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