Current Affairs Questions for Bank of Baroda PO 2017: 08th 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. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has recently approved USD 160 million loans for a power project in Andhra Pradesh, the first credit from the bank for an Indian project. The AIIB is sponsored by ____________
(a) Japan
(b) Austria
(c) China
(d) South Africa
(e) Brazil

Q2. Braj Bihari Kumar has been recently appointed as the chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). He has succeeded famous economist ______________.
(a) Shashi Tharoor
(b) Kamla Kiran
(c) P N Mallikarjuna
(d) S K Thorat
(e) S N Tiwari

Q3. In order to improve the connectivity of the state, Union Cabinet approved ______________ Airport as International Airport recently.
(a) Vijayawada
(b) Chennai
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Thiruvananthapuram

Q4. India is all set to get world's highest railway bridge in J&K which is 35 meters taller than Eiffel Tower. The Bridge will be built across which of the following River?
(a) Beas River
(b) Jhelum River
(c) Churu River
(d) Chenab River
(e) Nubra River

Q5. The 'Swachh Survekshan 2017' survey results were recently announced by Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. Which of the following city is India’s cleanest city?
(a) Bhopal
(b) Indore
(c) Bengaluru
(d) New Delhi
(e) Bhubneshwar

Q6. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for restructuring the schemes of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) under new Central Sector Scheme named SAMPADA. What does 'P' stands for in SAMPADA?
(a) Production
(b) Permeable
(c) Processing
(d) Power
(e) Provident

Q7. The Union Cabinet chaired by ____________ has given its approval for National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017.
(a) Shri Birender Singh
(b) Shri Arun Jaitley
(c) Shri Rajnath Singh
(d) Shri Narendra Modi
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. The Indian men’s national football team has made it into the top 100 of the FIFA world football rankings for the first time in 21 years. Who is the President of FIFA?
(a) Sepp Blatter
(b) Joao Havelange
(c) Gianni Infantino
(d) Takehiko Nakao
(e) Soal Manol

Q9. What is the best ever ranking of Indian football team in FIFA world ranking?
(a) 99th
(b) 86th
(c) 96th
(d) 95th
(e) 94th

Q10. The 'Swachh Survekshan 2017' survey results were recently announced by Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. Which of the following city is the dirtiest city in India?
(a) Itawah
(b) Varanasi
(c) Hardoi
(d) Gonda
(e) Bhusawal

Q11. India has launched the GSLV-F09 carrying the GSAT-9 or the “South Asia” satellite from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. What is the meaning of "S" in GSLV?
(a) Satellite
(b) Solutions
(c) Search
(d) Science
(e) Space

Q12. In order to Strengthen defence ties, India has opened its first private small arms manufacturing plant at- 
(a) Vadodara, Gujarat
(b) Malanpur, Madhya Pradesh
(c) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
(d) Darbhanga, Bihar
(e) None of the given options is true 

Q13. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has constituted Technical Committee to lay down Technical Standards for the performance of core services and other services in accordance with Regulation 14 of the IBBI (Information Utilities) Regulations, 2017. The committee will be chaired by-
(a) Mr. Anthony Lianzuala
(b) Shobana Kamineni
(c) Dr. RB Barman
(d) Yusra Mardini 
(e) Nita Ambani

Q14. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India was established on ______________ in accordance with the provisions of The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
(a) 01st April 2017
(b) 01st October 2013
(c) 01st November 2015
(d) 01st October 2016
(e) 01st September 2016

Q15. Which among the following state government has passed a resolution granting river Narmada the status of a living entity and committed itself to the protection of its legal rights recently?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q16. The NABARD (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was introduced by Minister of Finance, Mr. Arun Jaitley. Who is the present Chairman of NABARD?
(a) Dr. Kshatrapati Shivaji
(b) Yaduvendra Mathur
(c) Urjit R Patel
(d) Ajay Tyagi
(e) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

Q17. Reliance Corporate IT Park Ltd. (RCITPL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with enterprise application software major SAP SE to launch ________________ solution for taxpayers.
(e) None of the given options is true 

Q18. Thirty-four MoUs amounting to about Rs 2 lakh crores were signed in the three-day India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit that was concluded in-
(a) Mumbai
(b) Lucknow
(c) New Delhi
(d) Chennai
(e) Kolkata

Q19. Who is the current Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping?
(a) Radha Mohan Singh
(b) Nitin Jairam Gadkari
(c) Ram Vilas Paswan
(d) Anant Geete
(e) Bandaru Dattatreya

Q20. The Haryana government has decided to open canteens offering meals at subsidized rates to registered construction workers under the "Antyodaya Anna Yojana" at 23 locations in the state. Who is the present Chief Minister of Haryana?
(a) Manohar Lal Khattar
(b) Captain Amarinder Singh
(c) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
(d) Yogi Adityanath
(e) Virbhadra Singh

Q21. The Antyodaya Anna Yojana, an important milestone in providing foodgrains to the poor was launched on- 
(a) 25th December 2000
(b) 02nd October 2006
(c) 20th August 2004
(d) 14th November 2010
(e) 15th August 2015

Q22. The promulgation of the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 inserting two new Sections (viz. 35AA and 35AB) after Section 35A of the __________________ enables the Union Government to authorize the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to direct banking companies to resolve specific stressed assets by initiating insolvency resolution process, where required.
(a) Banking Regulation Act, 1935
(b) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
(c) Banking Regulation Act, 1956
(d) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
(e) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1949

Q23. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved seven top-level changes in various public sector banks recently. Who has been appointed as MD & CEO of Allahabad Bank?
(a) G Rajkiran Rai
(b) R Subramaniakumar
(c) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(d) Dinabandhu Mohapatra
(e) RA Sankara Narayanan

Q24. Who has been appointed as MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank by appointments Committee of the Cabinet?
(a) G Rajkiran Rai
(b) R Subramaniakumar
(c) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(d) Sunil Mehta
(e) RA Sankara Narayanan

Q25. Which among the following countries has beat Australia 4-3 in a thrilling hockey final of the 26th edition of the Azlan Shah Cup at Ipoh, Malaysia?
(a) Russia
(b) Singapore
(c) India
(d) New Zealand
(e) Great Britain


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