Current Affairs Questions for GIC Assistant Manager 2017: 13th May 2017

Dear Readers,

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. Which of the following Ships has recently been decommissioned by the Indian Navy after being in service for over 30 years?
(a) INS Karwar
(b) INS Khukri
(c) INS Kakinada
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) Both (a) and (b)

Q2. The Indian Railways has recently decided to float global tenders worth over Rs 100 crore for acquiring EoTT equipment to run 1,000 trains without guards. What does 'TT' stand for in EoTT?
(a) Ticket Training
(b) Train Telemetry
(c) Train Telepathy
(d) Train Telecommunication
(e) Truncated Telepathy

Q3. The government has named Road Transport and Highways Secretary ____________ as its new defence secretary in a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.
(a) Piyush Mishra
(b) Satyam Bansal
(c) SupriyaGangwar
(d) Sanjay Mitra
(e) Mahesh Sen

Q4. In a promising step for Indian basketball, the national Basketball Association (NBA) inaugurated its first ever academy in which of the following city?
(a) Mumbai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Gandhinagar
(e) Greater Noida

Q5. Eminent personality ArjunTulshiramPawar passed away after prolonged illness. He was famous __________.
(a) Writer
(b) Politician
(c) Director
(d) Playback Singer
(e) Sitar Player

Q6. Name the company that has recently became the first US Company to top the $800 billion mark in market capitalization slightly more than two years after it crossed the $700 billion thresholds.
(a) Microsoft
(b) Google
(c) Apple Inc.
(d) Samsung
(e) ASUS

Q7. Name the Retd. Justice of India who was recently elected as the head of International Federation of Association Football governance committee at the 67th Congress in Bahrain.
(a) SumantaRaje
(b) Deepak Saneda
(c) Unmukta Chandra
(d) MukulMudgal
(e) IshantNadda

Q8. Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways NitinGadkari launched the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Masala Bond at _______________.
(a) Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Germany
(b) Shanghai Stock Exchange, China
(c) London Stock Exchange, UK
(d) Italian Stock Exchange, Italy
(e) SWX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland

Q9. In 2017, United Nations International Day of Vesak will be hosted by Sri Lanka under the theme-
(a) Follow Footsteps of Lord Buddha
(b) Buddhist Teachings for Social Justice and Sustainable World Peace
(c) The New World TowardsEnlightment
(d) The Teachings of Buddha for Sustainable World Development
(e) None of the given themes are true

Q10. Which of the following city has been named as the world’s most affordable tech city in the new Savills Tech Cities Index 2017?
(a) New York
(b) Beijing
(c) California
(d) Seoul
(e) Bengaluru

Q11. Bahrain is the capital city of _______________.
(a) Hawaii
(b) Pattaya
(c) Manama
(d) Nauru
(e) Rwanda

Q12. LIC Housing Finance launched a new product named ___________ which will offer loans for construction, purchase of the house or flat and repairs or renovation to the existing properties.
(a) GrihaShobha
(b) Griha Siddhi
(c) GharSampanna
(d) Grihasthi
(e) Riddhi Siddhi

Q13. The chief of which of the following Bank has become the first Indian woman to be conferred with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) SBI
(c) Axis Bank
(d) Allahabad Bank
(e) Syndicate Bank

Q14. Name the player who was recently named as an Honorary Life Member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), London.
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Rickey Ponting
(c) Kiran Morey
(d) Brian Lara
(e) VVS Laxman

Q15. Name the present Chairman of LIC.
(a) AnuoSaroha
(b) VikramJalans
(c) U K Sinha
(d) V K Sharma
(e) Sanjeev Kamath


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