Current Affairs Questions for Bank of India SO 2017: 01st 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. e-SOT and e-PRAN card launched for Atal Pension Yojana subscribers, recently. What is the full form of PRAN?
(a) Permanent Retaliated Account Number
(b) Permanent Retirement Account Number
(c) Provident Retirement Account Number
(d) Protection Retirement Account Number
(e) Provident Risk Account Number

Q2. Veteran actor Vinod Khanna passed away recently. He was an active politician and Member of Parliament from ____________.
(a) Amritsar, Punjab
(b) Jalandhar, Punjab
(c) Gurdaspur, Punjab
(d) Ludhiyana, Punjab
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Name the private sector Bank that has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award 2017’ (in Financial sector Banking).
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) DENA Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) YES Bank

Q4. India successfully carried out a fresh user trial of 3,000-kilometer range Agni-III ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. Abdul Kalam Island was previously named as _____________.
(a) Wheelers Island
(b) Betad Island
(c) Vikram Sarabhai Island
(d) See-saw Island
(e) Indian Island

Q5. Name the India’s first woman International Olympic Committee member who has made it to two important commissions of the global sports governing body, including the prestigious Olympic channel.
(a) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(b) Preeti Zinta
(c) Nita Ambani
(d) Juhi Chawla
(e) Mary Kom

Q6. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has recently become India's first public hospital to start plaque brachytherapy facility for the treatment of ____________ tumors. 
(a) Brain
(b) Stomach
(c) Intestine
(d) Eye
(e) Liver

Q7. As per the recent announcement of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Ballabgarh town in Faridabad is renamed as ____________.
(a) Ramgarh
(b) Balramgarh
(c) Balrampur
(d) Ballabpur
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. An android App 'Solar Calculator' for the computation of solar energy potential has been developed by Space Applications Centre (SAC), ISRO, Ahmedabad. Name the current Chairman of ISRO.
(a) Nair, G. Madhavan
(b) AS Kiran Kumar
(c) K.K. Radhakrishnan
(d) Shailesh Nayak
(e) R Subramanyan

Q9. Indian cultural center in Egypt, serving as India's window to reach out to Egyptians, has organized a seminar aimed at maintaining and strengthening bilateral relations. What is the capital of Egypt?
(a) Hawaii
(b) Pattaya
(c) Colombo
(d) Cairo
(e) Hawana

Q10. Name the city that has recently become the first Indian city that has won Pierre L’enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards-2017.
(a) Bengaluru
(b) New Delhi
(c) Bhubaneswar
(d) Kolkata
(e) Chennai

Q11. On the visit of the President of Cyprus to India, both the countries have signed four agreements in different fields. Name the president of Cyprus.
(a) Ioannis Kasoulidis
(b) Socratis Hasikos
(c) Costas Kadis
(d) Ionas Nicolaou
(e) Nicos Anastasiades

Q12. Director Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director behind classics like The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia died recently. He belonged to ___________.
(a) America
(b) Germany
(c) France
(d) Russia
(e) Sweden

Q13. India won six medals in the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet. The event was held in ___________.
(a) Beijing, China
(b) Wuhan, China
(c) Jiaxing, China
(d) Chengdu, China
(e) Shanghai, China

Q14. India won six medals in the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet. In this event single gold medal was bagged by ___________.
(a) Reema Malik
(b) Neena Varakil
(c) Arunima Rao
(d) Raima Sen Gupta
(e) Anjum Singh

Q15. In the recent figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) India stood on which rank in the military expenditure?
(a) 4th
(b) 5th
(c) 3rd
(d) 6th
(e) 7th


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