GK for XAT, SNAP, IIFT & other MBA Exam | GK Updates | GK Bundle (24th Dec - 31st Dec)

By Asakti|Updated : January 1st, 2017

GK Updates for CAT, XAT, IIFT etc 

Read the most important GK updates for this week for the preparation of GK for XAT, IIFT, CAT, SNAP and other MBA entrance exams.

New Appointments

(1) Who has been appointed as the special secretary in the internal security department of the Ministry of Home Affairs?
R K Dutta

(2) Who is the newly appointed Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC)?
Vinod Vashisht

(3) Who has been appointed as the new deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
Viral Acharya

(4) Who has been appointed as the new Lt Governor of Delhi?
Anil Baijal

Awards & Honors

(1) Which country recently won the Asian Cricket Council Under-19 Asia Cup title?

(2) Who has been selected for the prestigious 2016 Jnanpith Award?
Shankha Ghosh

(3) Who has won 2016 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year?
Jeje Lalpekhlua

(4) The 2016 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament has been won by which country?

(5) Which bollywood personality has been conferred honorary doctorate by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University?
Shahrukh Khan

(6) Who has won gold in the Women Elite’s 500m individual time trial event in the 2016 Senior National Track Cycling?
Deborah Herold

(7) Who has been chosen for 2016 Bihari Puraskar?
Sataya Narayan

Important Dates

(1) The Good Governance Day (GGD) is observed on which day in India?
25th December


(1) Which of the following communities has become the first Scheduled Tribe of Puducherry?

(2) For what purpose has “National Index for Performance on Health Outcomes” has been launched recently by NITI Aayog?
Map the incremental improvement in health by states of India

(3) With which of the following, the BliSS scheme is related to __?
Biotechnology Education

(4) Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan (VISAKA) is an initiative of which of the following ministries?
Ministry of Human Resource Development

(5) The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) links the Pakistani port of Gwadar with Kashgar in China. In which of the following provinces, Kashgar is located in China?

(6) Which is the first country in the world to use drones for national mail service?

(7) The Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs has recently launched “OCMC” to provide speedy redressal of consumer grievances. What does “OCMC” stands for?
Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)

(8) “EazyPay” a mobile-based application for merchants has been launched by which of the following banks?

(9) The 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup will be held in which country?

(10) “Aadhaar Pay” an aadhaar-linked cashless merchant solution has been launched by which bank?

(11) Which of the following will launch “Digitally Safe Consumer” campaign in India?

(12) “DAMAN” a new malaria control program will be launch by which state government of India?

(13) “Nock-Ten” typhoon has recently hit which country?

(14) “Nagar Uday Abhiyan” has been launched by which state government of India?
Madhya Pradesh

(15) “Atal Amrit Abhiyan” a health insurance scheme has been launched by which state government of India?

(16) Which country has successfully tested its 5th generation stealth fighter jet “FC-31 Gyrfalcon”?

(17) “Bank Sakhi” scheme has been launched by which Grameen bank of India?
Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (KVGB)

(18) The Chardham highway project will come up in which state of India?

(19) Nedumkayam, which has become the India’s first cashless and digital tribal colony, is in which state/union territory?

(20) Which of the following states will host the 2022 National Games?

(21) The 2016 National Children Science Congress (NCSC) program has started in which of the following cities?

(22) Which state government will create a new ministry for Vimukta Jati and Nomadic Tribes (VJNT), OBCs and SBCs?

(23) “Swachh Swasth Sarvatra” initiative has been launched by the Union Health Ministry in collaboration with which union ministry?
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

(24) The 77th session of Indian History Congress (IHC) has started in which state of India?

(25) India’s first Digi Dhan mela has been held in which state to promote cashless transactions?

(26) . Indian Army has partnered with which Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) for critical technology requirements?
IIT Gandhinagar


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