Current Affairs Questions for Canara Bank PO Exam 2018: 13th Feb 2018

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Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 13th Feb

The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General Awareness Section are based on Current Affairs only. The questions on Static and Banking Awareness are related to the countries, events or anything that has been in news for a while. Apart from the GA Section, an excellent knowledge of current news also helps you deal with the PI (Personal Interview) more efficiently so you do not give a mumble jumble answer to the interviewee's simple questions. Here is a quiz on Current Affairs to let you assess your Current Affairs Knowledge.

Q1. India and Palestine have recently signed six Memorandums of Understanding (MoU)s worth ___________.
(a) USD 48 million
(b) USD 50 million
(c) USD 55 million
(d) USD 40 million
(e) USD 65 million

Q2. In which of the following city of India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had recently launched the first of its kind Centre for learning Sanskrit language?
(a) Bhubaneswar
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Jhansi
(d) Varanasi
(e) Allahabad

Q3. India and Oman have signed eight MoUs in different areas during PM Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the Gulf nation. Who among the following is the Sultan of Oman?
(a) Salim bin Sultan
(b) Said bin Ahmad
(c) Qaboos bin Said al Said
(d) Turki bin Said
(e) Said III bin Taimur

Q4. The country’s largest lender SBI wrote off bad loans worth ___________ in 2016-17, the highest among all the public sector banks.
(a) Rs 20,339 crore
(b) Rs 30,345 crore
(c) Rs 40,345 crore
(d) Rs 45,124 crore
(e) Rs 37,356 crore

Q5. Name the oil company that have acquired a 10% stake for the first time in a large offshore oilfield Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.’s (ADNOC) in Abu Dhabi for $600 million.
(a) HPCL Internationals Ltd
(b) BPCL Videsh Ltd
(c) IOCL International Ltd
(d) Indian Oil Internationals Ltd
(e) ONGC Videsh Ltd

Q6. Name the Pune-based swimmer who has recently become the first Asian to swim across the Ocean Seven.
(a) Sandeep Sejwal
(b) Sajan Prakash
(c) Virdhawal Khade
(d) Rohan More
(e) Shikha Tandon

Q7. India and the UAE inked 5 agreements related to energy & railway sectors, manpower and financial services. What is the Currency of the UAE?
(a) dinar
(b) reil
(c) dirham
(d) peso
(e) sheqel

Q8. Which of the following Indian city is the 12th richest city in the world with a total wealth of $950 billion, according to a report by New World Wealth?
(a) Delhi
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Mumbai
(d) Pune
(e) Kolkata

Q9. Sharmila Nicollet has become the first Indian to qualify for the China LPGA Tour. She is related to which sports?
(a) Table Tennis
(b) Golf
(c) Chess
(d) Luge Sports
(e) Cue sports

Q10. Mahmoud Abbas is the present president of ____________.
(a) The UAE
(b) Oman
(c) Saudi Arabia
(d) Palestine
(e) Indonesia

Q11. Acclaimed musician and Oscar-nominated composer Johann Johannsson has passed away aged 48. He was from which country?
(a) Iceland
(b) Denmark
(c) Sweden
(d) Switzerland
(e) The USA

Q12. The Minister of Road Transport & Highways Mr Nitin Gadkari released India’s first ever Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) in New Delhi. The manual has been developed by _____________.
(a) IISC, Bengaluru
(b) NIRJAFT
(c) AFRI
(d) Highway Ministry
(e) CSIR – CRRI

Q13. Name the chess player who has recently won the 13th edition of the National ‘A’ Chess Championship for the blind in Mumbai.
(a) Kishan Gangolli
(b) Darpan Inani
(c) Ashvin Makwana
(d) Soundarya Kumar Pradhan
(e) Charudatta Jadhav

Q14. Name the renowned human rights lawyer, social activist and an outspoken critic of Pakistan, who passed away recently.
(a) Yasmeen Durrani
(b) Naila Alam
(c) Umar Saif
(d) Ayesha Farooq
(e) Asma Jahangir

Q15. According to a report by New World Wealth, which among the following is the richest city in the world?
(a) London
(b) New York
(c) Hong Kong
(d) Tokyo
(e) Paris


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