Current Affairs Questions for Bank of Baroda PO 2017: 12th May 2017

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Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With SBI PO Mains and BOB PO, Dena Bank PO, 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. Banking on the Government's drive to promote cash-less economy, which of the following cashback portal has tied up with YES Bank to launch card-linked offers as part of its loyalty programme for both offline and online shoppers?

Q2. India's first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at GIFT City entered into an agreement with Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) to collaborate on efforts for Skill Development in the field of International Financial Services & Regulations. GIFT stands for-
(a) Gujarat Investment Finance-Trip
(b) Gujarat Import Fund-Transfer
(c) Gujarat Income Finance-Track
(d) Gujarat International Finance-Tec
(e) Gujarat Incumbent Finance-Tec

Q3. Which one of the following bank has become the first lender to classify Videocon Industries as a 'bad loan’?
(a) Dena Bank
(b) Yes bank
(c) IDBI Bank
(d) Syndicate Bank
(e) ICICI Bank

Q4. India and Russia have recently agreed to work closely in various sectors, including security, nuclear energy, and disaster management. Who is the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia?
(a) Dmitry Medvedev
(b) Dimitry Rogozin
(c) Olga Golodets
(d) Mikhail Abyzov
(e) Pavel Kolobkov

Q5. Microblogging platform Twitter has elevated ___________ as its Country Director for India.
(a) Sukal Singh Rawat
(b) Suwarna Raj
(c) Ram Sampath Sinha
(d) Taranjeet Singh
(e) Vikramjeet Solanki

Q6. The government of India has recently set up a high-level task force to compute timely data on employment in the country, a move that will go a long way to help government frame policies and take steps that can create jobs in the country. The task force has been created under the chairmanship of _____________.
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Sushma Swaraj
(c) Arvind Panagariya
(d) Bandaru Dattatreya
(e) Narendra Singh Tomar

Q7. Markets regulator Stock Exchange board of India (SEBI) allowed investors to buy mutual fund schemes for up to _____________ through digital wallets.
(a) Rs 10,000
(b) Rs 20,000
(c) Rs 30,000
(d) Rs 40,000
(e) Rs 50,000

Q8. India achieved a major technological breakthrough by successfully carrying out nuclear tests at Pokhran, Rajasthan. Technology Development Board, Ministry of Science and Technology has celebrated National Technology Day on _____________.
(a) 10th may
(b) 11th May
(c) 12th May
(d) 9th May
(e) 8th May

Q9. Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest and deepest freshwater lake is situated in which of the following country?
(a) Australia
(b) Sweden
(c) South Africa
(d) India
(e) Russia

Q10. Who is the present Chairman of Dena Bank?
(a) Anurag Tomar
(b) Nitesh Rana
(c) Ashwani Kumar
(d) Ratish Awasthi
(e) Sandhya Kumari

Q11. The 29th edition of Co-ordinated Patrol (CORPAT) between India and which country commenced in Port Blair, recently?
(a) Oman
(b) Nepal
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Indonesia
(e) Sri Lanka

Q12. The Securities and Exchange Board of India was established on ____________ in accordance with the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992.
(a) 11 May 1992
(b) 10 May 1989
(c) 12 April 1992
(d) 10 April 1994
(e) 14 March 1994

Q13. Who is the present chairperson of Technology Development Board that comes under Ministry of Science and Technology of India?
(a) Dr. Rajiv Lokhande
(b) Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
(c) Prof. Kapil Manohar
(d) Dr. Amit Rastogi
(e) Prof. Amol Asthana

Q14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched the integrated case management system of the Supreme Court in the presence of the Chief Justice of India. Who is the present Chief Justice of India?
(a) Jagdish Singh Khehar
(b) Manohar J Kania
(c) Swapnil Saroha
(d) Kamal Narayan
(e) Saurabh Gangwar

Q15. Name the person who has bagged Best Director and Best Actress awards at New York Indian Film Festival(NYIFF), recently.
(a) Prakash Jha
(b) Riya Sen
(c) Anurag Kashyap
(d) Konkona Sen Sharma
(e) Kiran Kumari


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