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Monday, September 19, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 18 SEP 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 18 SEP 2016
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1. NADIA MURAD NAMED UN GOODWILL AMBASSADOR
i. Nadia Murad ISIS captive has been named the UN’s new Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking.
ii. Nadia Murad is a member of the Yazidi community was kidnapped by ISIS forces when they raided her village.

2. INDIAN-AMERICAN PHYSICIAN TO RECEIVE NATIONAL HUMANITIES MEDAL
i. Indian-American physician author Abraham Verghese has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal.
ii. The award is given for his work in medicine.

3. AHMEDABAD TO HOST AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK MEET NEXT YEAR
i. India will host the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group in May next year. 
ii. The African Development Bank Group is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries.
President of ADB: Akinwumi Adesina

4. PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK APPOINTED VIRAT KOHLI AS ITS NEW BRAND AMBASSADOR
i. Punjab National Bank has appointed Indian test skipper Virat Kohli as brand ambassador.
ii. The bank has appointed brand ambassador to improve its image which has taken a hit due to rising bad loans.

5. ABHISHEK BACHCHAN HOLDS A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
i. Abhishek Bachchan holds the record for 'Most Public Appearances made by a Film Star in 12 Hours.
ii. He beaten Hollywood actor Will Smith who had made three public appearances in 2 hours.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 17 SEP 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 17 SEP 2016
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1. NAWAZUDDIN APPOINTED BRAND AMBASSADOR OF UP FARMERS' SCHEME
i. The UP government has appointed Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the brand ambassador of its flagship programme 'Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojana'.
ii. The scheme provides for cashless treatment upto Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs one lakh for organ transplant.

2. JIM YONG KIM HEADS FOR SECOND TERM AS WORLD BANK PRESIDENT
i. Jim Yong Kim is heading for another five-year term as president of the World Bank.
ii. He  has focused the World bank on programs to reduce extreme poverty.

3. INDIA DECLARES ITSELF FREE FROM AVIAN INFLUENZA (H5N1)
i. The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared India free from Avian Influenza (H5N1).
ii. India had notified outbreak of Avian Influenza (H5N1) in month of May 2016 at Humnabad, Bidar district, Karnataka.
iii. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1, also known as A(H5N1) or simply H5N1 is a subtype of the influenza caused by virus which can cause illness in humans and many other animal species

4. US SIGN 38 BILLION DOLLARS DEAL WITH ISRAEL
i. The United States has signed a 38 billion dollars deal with Israel to provide the country with military assistance over a 10-year period.
ii. The deal is the largest such agreement the US has ever had with any country.

5. VICE PRESIDENT ANSARI TO REPRESENT INDIA AT NAM SUMMIT
i. Vice-President Hamid Ansari will be representing India at the upcoming 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement  to be held at Margarita Island in Venezuela.
ii. India is one of the founding members of the Non-Aligned Movement and India hosted the 7th NAM Summit in 1983 in New Delhi.
iii. The last NAM Summit was hosted by Iran in 2012.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 16 SEP 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 16 SEP 2016
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1. ‘BHATTACHARYA AND KOCHHAR AMONG MOST POWERFUL WOMEN OUTSIDE US’
i. India’s top women bankers, SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI head Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma, are among the 50 most powerful women based outside the US.
ii. The list is announced by Fortune magazine.
iii. SBI chairman is  ranked second on the list, Kochhar at the fifth spot and shikha Sharma in the 19th position in Fortune’s ‘50 Most Powerful Women International’ list.

2. 3RD BRICS URBANISATION FORUM MEET STARTED IN VISHAKHAPATNAM TODAY
i. In Andhra Pradesh, the 3rd BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet begins in the Visakhapatnam today.
ii. The meet will be inaugurated by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in the presence of Union Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu and other dignitaries.

3.105 YR OLD KUNWAR BAI MADE 'SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN' MASCOT
i. 105 year old Kunwar Bai who was felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for building toilet by selling off her goats, has been chosen as the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot.
ii. Prime Minister Modi will felicitate Kunwar Bai at a function in the national capital to mark `Swachhta Diwas'.

4. DEVENDRA JHAJHARIA WINS SECOND GOLD, BREAKS WORLD RECORD AT RIO PARALYMPICS 2016
i. Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the Rio Games.
ii. The 36-year-old is currently ranked third in the world.

5. ALEKSANDER CEFERIN NAMED NEW UEFA PRESIDENT
i. Union of European Football Associations elected Aleksander Ceferin as new president of  UEFA.
ii. He will succeed Michel Platini as President.

6. ANDHRA PRADESH BECOMES SECOND STATE TO ACHIEVE 100% ELECTRIFICATION
i. Andhra Pradesh has become the second state in the country after Gujarat to achieve 100% electrification of households.
ii. JM Financials published the report based on a national -level survey on electrification in various states.


CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. NAME THE CEO OF AXIS BANK?
a. Chanda Kochar
b. Chanda Sharma
c. Sikha Sharma
d. Sikha Kochar
2. THE 3RD BRICS URBANIZATION FORUM MEET HAS HELD AT WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PLACES?
a. Vishakhapatnam
b. Hyderabad
c. Chennai
d. Mumbai
3. THE FIRST INDIAN “DEVENDRA JHAJHARIA” WHO HAS BAGGED TWO GOLD MEDALS AT RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS IS ASSOCIATED WITH WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SPORTS?
a. Discuss Throw
b. Javelin Throw
c. Shotput
d. None of the above
4. “ALEKSANDER CEFERIN” IS ELECTED AS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS?
a. WHO
b. IMF
c. UNICEF
d. UEFA
5. WHERE ARE THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE UEFA LOCATED?
a. Geneva, Switzerland
b. Nyon, Switzerland
c. Basel, Switzerland
d. Paris, France


ANSWERS:
1. C     2. A     3. B     4. D     5. B


REASONING QUIZ-80 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK


REASONING QUIZ-80 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

Directions for questions (1-5): These questions are based on the following information.

Four persons A, B, C and D are sitting in row-I, facing South and another four persons – W, X, Y and Z are sitting in row-II, facing North. Each person in row-I is facing exactly one person from row-II. One of the persons is from Biotechnology.
B sits second to the left of the person, who is opposite the person from BCA. The person from BCA is an immediate neighbour of Y. Y is not from POLYTECHNIC, but is immediate neighbour of the person from IT. W is not from IT, but sits opposite the person from AGRICULTURE, who is not at any extreme. A sits opposite the person from Civil. C is from CSE and is an immediate neighbour of the person from Chemical. Z sits opposite the person who is immediate neighbour of C.

1._______persons are sitting between D and the person from Chemical?
1: One
2: Zero
3: Two
4: Either (1) or (2)

2. ______sits opposite the person from Biotechnology.
1: D
2: The person from POLYTECHNIC
3: The person from CSE
4: B
5: Z

3. ______sits second to the right of X.
1: Y
2: W
3: Z
4: The person from BCA
5: The person from IT

4. Four out of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given information and so form a group. Find the one which does not belong to that group?
1: B
2: C
3: The person from Civil
4: X
5: None of these

5. Which of the following is true?
1: The person from Chemical is at the right extreme.
2: C is not sitting opposite Y.
3: The person from AGRICULTURE and A are neighbours.
4: D is from BCA.
5: ALL of the

REASONING QUIZ-79 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

REASONING QUIZ-79 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

(Q No: 1-5) Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Seven friends namely A, B, C, D, E, F and G learn seven different languages namely Punjabi, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, Telgu and Malayam, not necessarily in the same order, starting from Monday to Sunday(of the same week).
F learns a language on Wednesday. Only one person learns between F and the one who learns Marathi. Only three people learn between the one who learns Marathi and B. The one who learns Bengali learns immediately after B. Only two persons learn between the one who learns Bengali and G. A learns immediately before D. Only three persons learn between the one who learns Punjabi and the one who learns Telgu. F does not learn Punjabi. E learns before the one who learns Telgu. Only one person learns between E and the one who learns Tamil. A does not learn Hindi.

1. As per the given arrangement, B is related to the one who learns Bengali in a certain way and F is related to the one who learns Tamil in the same way. To which of the following is A related to in the same way?

A. the one who learns Malayam
B. the one who learns Hindi
C. the one who learns Punjabi
D. the one who learns Telgu
E. the one who learns Marathi

2. Which of the following statements is/are true about C?

A. C learns Hindi
B. C learns a language on Saturday
C. C learns a language immediately after F
D. Only two people learn between C and G
E. All the given statements are true.

3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group as per the given arrangement. Which of the following does not belong to that group?

A. D – Thursday
B. F – Sunday
C. B – Friday
D. A – Tuesday
E. G – Monday

4. Which of the following languages does D learn?

A. Marathi
B. Hindi
C. Bengali
D. Punjabi
E. Telgu

5. Who amongst the following learns Malayam?

A. E
B. A
C. G
D. D
E. C


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