Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO 2017: 19th April 2017

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Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With SBI PO Prelims round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis so that you can do well in Mains exam. These current affairs are based on current news. Let us see how many questions you attempt accurately.

Q1. Name the author of recently launched book named 'Punjab: Building the Land of Five Rivers'.
(a) Kamal Narayan
(b) Ishant Somal
(c) Virappa Moily
(d) Arjun Gaind
(e) Prakash Singh Badal

Q2. According to a new World Bank report, India’s gross domestic product is expected to spike to 7.2% in the 2017-18 financial year. What was the title of this report?
(a) Globalized Report
(b) Globalization Backlash
(c) Globalized Backbone
(d) Global Backlash Report
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Human Resource and Development Minister PrakashJavadekar launched portal and mobile app for higher education named RUSA in New Delhi. What does 'S' stand for in RUSA?
(a) Sarvshiksha
(b) Sanskriti
(c) Shiksha
(d) Sukriti
(e) Sukanya

Q4. Punjab National Bank has recently celebrated its Foundation Day and has launched three new products for its customers. PNB was founded in __________.
(a) 1855
(b) 1935
(c) 1956
(d) 1910
(e) 1895

Q5. The International Day for Monuments and Sites is observed globally on __________.
(a) 18 April
(b) 16 April
(c) 19 April
(d) 21 April
(e) 23 April

Q6. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu recently launched India's First Train with Glass Ceiling, LED Lights and rotable Seats in the Coaches named ____________.
(a) Indica
(b) Specialized
(c) Mardome
(d) Vistadome
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix 2017 recently by defeating Lewis Hamilton. Sebastian Vettel belongs to ___________.
(a) Spain
(b) Germany
(c) USA
(d) France
(e) England

Q8. Rodrigo Duterte has recently won Time magazine's readers' poll of the 100 most influential people in the world. He is the President of ___________.
(a) Uganda
(b) Rwanda
(c) Oman
(d) Mongolia
(e) Philippine

Q9. Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has recently commissioned two units of 270 MW at RattanIndia Nasik Power Ltd, Maharashtra. BHEL is headquartered in ________.
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Mysore
(c) New Delhi
(d) Mumbai
(e) Varanasi

Q10. Name the Player who has recently bagged both the singles and doubles crown in Badminton championship at the Pembangunan Jaya Raya Junior Grand Prix in Jakarta.
(a) P V Sindhu
(b) Saina Nehwal
(c) Dinkha Subroto
(d) Gayatri Pullela
(e) None of the above options is true

Q11. ISRO has signed a memorandum of understanding with which of the following company to help develop low-cost lithium ion batteries for electric vehicles?
(a) BHEL
(b) GAIL
(c) SAIL
(d) DRDO
(e) BEML

Q12. Name the public lender that surpassed oil exploration major ONGC to become most valued public sector undertaking (PSU) stock in terms of market capitalization (m-cap) in intra-day trade.
(a) BHEL
(b) SBI
(c) HPCL
(d) IOCL
(e) BOB

Q13. World hemophilia day is observed globally on ___________.
(a) 18 April
(b) 15 April
(c) 21 April
(d) 17 April
(e) 20 April

Q14. In 2017, the theme of International Day for Monuments and Sites is _____________.
(a) Protect our culture
(b) Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
(c) The Heritage of Sports
(d) Heritage for Future
(e) None of the above themes are true

Q15. Which of the following Internet giants has launched an app aggregating food delivery and home services in India named Areo?
(a) Amazon
(b) ebay
(c) Apple
(d) Facebook 
(e) Google


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