Friday, 19 May 2017

Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO Mains: 19th 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. Union Cabinet has recently given its approval for signing and ratifying, an agreement between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters. The currency of Tajikistan is ___________.
(a) Tajikistani Dinar
(b) Tajikistani Kuba
(c) Tajikistani Bako
(d) Tajikistani Somoni
(e) Tajikistani Yemen

Q2. India's first Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park, an ultra-modern exclusive facility for ornamental fish equipped with multi-species hatchery and live feed culture units, will become operational in which of the following Indian city?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Chennai
(c) Thiruvananthapuram
(d) Amravati
(e) Hyderabad

Q3. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has recently given its approval for construction of how many units of India’s indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR)?
(a) 6
(b) 7
(c) 8
(d) 9
(e) 10

Q4. Which of the following state government has recently hosted the 14th Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council meeting?
(a) Telangana
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Assam

Q5. Which of the following state Legislature passed a Bill to appoint Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu as a Group-1 officer in the government, by amending the State Public Services Act?
(a) Telangana
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Kerala

Q6. Which of the following company has recently received the final nod from the Reserve Bank of India and is set to launch its Payments Bank?
(a) Airtel
(b) FinoPay
(c) India Post Payment Bank
(d) Paytm
(e) Aditya Birla Group

Q7. Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment has recently inaugurated the “15th National Meeting of the State Commissioners for Persons with Disabilities (PwD)” to review Implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act-1995. Name the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment.
(a) Thaawarchand Gehlot
(b) Dharmendra Pradhan
(c) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(d) Birender Singh
(e) Anant Geete

Q8. Veteran personality Reema Lagoo passed away recently. She was famous ___________.
(a) Classical Dancer
(b) Classical Singer
(c) Actress
(d) Sitar Player
(e) Politician

Q9. Forbes magazine has recently named ______________ as the topmost among its "Global Game Changers" who are transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions around the world.
(a) Mark Zuckerberg
(b) Steve Jobs
(c) Laxmi Mittal
(d) Mukesh Ambani
(e) Sunder Pichai

Q10. The Minister of State for Labour & Employment(IC), Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launched EPFOs Citizens Charter 2017 and e-court management system in which city?
(a) Amravati
(b) Bangalore
(c) Chennai
(d) Amarkantak
(e) Thrissur

Q11. Name the 18-year-old Indian student who has made the world’s smallest satellite named 'KalamSat' for NASA.
(a) Saman Jivathran
(b) Sivaraman Karthav
(c) Rifath Sharook
(d) Jegathiswaran Kamath
(e) Swapnil Karthik

Q12. Cabinet has recently approved the signing of Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with Letter of Assurance (LoA) holders of Thermal Power Plants (TPPs) and introduced a new more transparent coal allocation policy for Power Sector, 2017 named SHAKTI. What does 'HA' mean in SHAKTI?
(a) Harvesting and Armoring
(b) Harnessing and Allocating
(c) Hawking and Amalgamating
(d) Hobbing and Assurance
(e) Harvesting and Allocating

Q13. Forbes magazine has recently named a famous Industrialist of India as the topmost among its "Global Game Changers" who are transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions around the world. Forbes is _________________ based company.
(a) USA
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) Australia
(e) Russia

Q14. Softbank has made its biggest investment in an Indian digital enterprise by sealing a funding round of _______________ in mobile payments provider Paytm.
(a) Rs 5,000 crore
(b) Rs 6,000 crore
(c) Rs 9,000 crore
(d) Rs 3,000 crore
(e) Rs 1,000 crore

Q15. What is full form of NASA?
(a) National Aerospace and Scientific Administration
(b) National Aeronautics and Scientific Administration
(c) National Aeronautical and Satellite Administration
(d) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(e) National Aeronautics and Satellite Administration






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