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Must read: 39 GK Facts before appearing in RBI Grade B Phase I 2016 -Part 1

Sep 2, 2016 17:15 IST

    RBI is all set to conduct Phase-I Examination for the post of Officers in Grade - B on 4th September 2016. Here the banking team of Jagran josh is providing important GK facts for RBI Grade B exam 2016 that will be useful for the candidates appearing for the exam. Candidates must go through the below facts and strengthen their last minute preparation.

    1) Percent of government equity in India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) that will be set up under the Department of Posts - 100 percent

    2) He was appointed as the President of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in June 2016- Justice MM Kumar

    3) The Qatar-based Indian banker who was recently awarded the Green Economy Visionary Award is - Raghavan Seetharaman

    4) India joined the Hague Code of Conduct (HCoC) against Ballistic Missile Proliferation as its - 138th subscribing state

    5) Asia's largest annual security forum opened in - Singapore

    6) She was the first Indian woman to be nominated for International Olympic Committee in June 2016- Nita Ambani

    7) He was awarded the prestigious Olympic Order by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) 5 June 2015- N Ramachandran

    8) He was the first Indian to win the Mr. Universe title who died on 5 June 2016 in Kolkata at the age of 104- Manohar Aich

    9) 2016 World Environment Day was observed on 5 June 2016 with theme - Zero tolerance for the illegal trade in wildlife

    10) She won the 2016 French Open Women’s Singles tennis title by defeating the defending champion Serena Williams – Garbine Muguruza of Spain

    11) The 2016 French Open Mixed Doubles tennis title was won by this Indo-Swiss pair – Leander Paes and Martina Hingis

    12) This country conferred its highest civilian honour Amir Amanullah Khan Award on Prime Minister Narendra Modi – Afghanistan

    13) It is with this country India held the Desert Eagle II bilateral military exercise – United Arab Emirates

    14) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 7 June 2016 approved 1.5 billion US dollar loan to- Sri Lanka

    15) She topped the 2016 Forbes World's Highest-Paid Female Athlete list – Serena Williams

    16) India signed loan agreement of 12 crore ($120 million) US dollars with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve irrigation and water management infrastructure in - Odisha

    17) The country that decided to cut off Internet access for government work stations within a year for security reasons on 8 June 2016- Singapore

    18) The first Indian state to launch a green-concept based State Data Centre is - Himachal Pradesh

    19) Umang Bedi was recently appointed the Managing Director of - Facebook India

    20) The Indian city that will host the men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 is – Lucknow

    21) The German Chancellor who topped the 2016 list of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women is - Angela Merkel

    22) Person who took charge as the Director of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) in June 2016- Shahid Rasool

    23) First Indian state to launch the App on Air Quality Index in June 2016- Rajasthan

    24) Theme of World Oceans Day 2016- Healthy oceans, healthy planet

    25) Tennis star who was suspended for two years from Tennis by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on 8 June 2016 for using a prohibited drug - Maria Sharapova

    26) Narendra Modi became the fifth Indian Prime Minister to address the legislature of this country – the USA

    27) Akhil Sharma won the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award for his novel titled - Family Life

    28) King of Thailand who is marking 70 years at thrown as the world's longest reigning living monarch, ascended to the throne is - King Bhumibol Adulyadej

    29) The state government has decided to celebrate the 21st of every month as Yoga day across all schools, colleges and universities in the state - Maharashtra

    30) The first country in the world to ban deforestation is – Norway

    31) Theme of World Day Against Child Labour 2016- End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business!

    32) Name of the cashless payment mechanism launched at toll plazas on National Highways by the National Highways Authority of India – FASTag

    33) The novelist who was recently awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize is - Margaret Atwood

    34) The provisional estimates of national GDP for 2015-16 released by Central Statistical Office (CSO) is pegged at – 7.6%

    35) The number of core industries which comprise nearly 38 percent of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) - Eight 

    36) The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 that came into effect on 1 June 2016 was incorporated into this chapter of the Finance Act, 2016 – Chapter X

    37) Theme of International Yoga Day 2016 - Connect the Youth

    38) Indian Bank that was named in Hall of Shame list 2016 that listed Banks funding Cluster Bomb Makers - State Bank of India

    39) India’s global ranking in terms of FDI inflows in 2015 was – Tenth rank with 44 billion US dollars of inflows

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