Thursday, 12 January 2017

Current Affairs Questions (based on The Hindu) for RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2017


Q1. The US fast-food giant McDonald announced to sell its businesses in which country recently for $2.08 bn to Citic and the Carlyle Group?
(a) India
(b) China
(c) Indonesia
(d) Malaysia
(e) Iran

Q2. Former wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat made his way to the launch of his authorised biography _____________ in Chandigarh.
(a) Akhada
(b) Dangal
(c) Kushti
(d) Muscle
(e) Other than the given options

Q3. The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has decided that the World Cup will be expanded to host 48 teams, up from 32. Where is headquarter of FIFA?
(a) Vienna, Austria
(b) Paris, France
(c) Nairobi, Kenya
(d) New York, USA
(e) Zurich, Switzerland

Q4. Which among the following countries has called for the partnership between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan on counter-terrorism operations recently?
(a) China
(b) Canada
(c) UAE
(d) USA
(e) France

Q5. To promote ease of ticketing through digital transactions, railway minister ____________________ has released the new passenger mobile application named ‘IRCTC Rail Connect app'. 
(a) Sushma Swaraj
(b) Rajnath Singh
(c) Suresh Prabhu
(d) Ram Vilas Paswan
(e) Arun Jaitley

Q6. Gymnast Yana Kudryavtseva has retired from competition aged just 19, Kudryavtseva won 13 world championships from 2013 to 2015. She belongs to which country?
(a) China
(b) Brazil
(c) Australia
(d) Germany
(e) Russia

Q7. Which among the following countries has successfully sent three satellites into space in its first commercial mission using an updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket, amidst the Communist giant's determined bid to expand its ambitious space programme?
(a) UAE
(b) Austria
(c) South Korea
(d) China
(e) Japan

Q8. Who has been appointed as the new director of West Indies cricket team? 
(a) Richie Richardson
(b) Carl Hooper
(c) Jimmy Adams
(d) Sanath Jayasuriya
(e) Other than the given options

Q9. To honour Swami Vivekananda, National Youth Day is celebrated every year on January 12. It is being organised since-
(a) 1976
(b) 1985
(c) 1997
(d) 1974
(e) 1951

Q10. India has announced how much Line of Credit to Kenya for agricultural mechanisation after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta?
(a) $100 million
(b) $10 billion
(c) $50 billion
(d) $500 million
(e) Other than the given options


 


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