Current Affairs Questions for Bank of Baroda PO 2017: 04th 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. Name the squash player who recently scripted history by becoming the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title held in Chennai.
(a) Dipika Pallikal Karthik
(b) Saurav Ghoshal
(c) Abdul Bari
(d) Joshna Chinappa
(e) Anuroop Dayal

Q2. India and Turkey has recently signed an agreement to strengthen co-operation in combating terrorism. What is the Capital of Turkey?
(a) Cairo
(b) Ankara
(c) Monaco
(d) Pattaya
(e) Berlin

Q3. Name the Chief Minister of one of the Indian state who has been selected for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award 2017’ in recognition for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level.
(a) Nitish Kumar
(b) Pinarayi Vijayan
(c) Chandrababu Naidu
(d) Siddaramaiah
(e) Naveen Patnaik

Q4. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has recently announced new office-bearers for the year 2017-18. Who has been appointed as the new President of CII?
(a) Shobana Kamineni
(b) D. Naushad Forbes
(c) Abdulla Ansari
(d) Humani Dutta
(e) Usha Gupta

Q5. Asha Parekh’s autobiography “Asha Parekh: The Hit Girl” was released recently in New Delhi. 'The Hit Girl' has been penned down by __________.
(a) Javed Akhtar
(b) Kamaal Rashid
(c) Salaman Rushdi
(d) Khalid Mohamed
(e) Manoj Darsheel

Q6. Name the city that has recently become the first city in the world to get its own Microsoft font.
(a) Geneva
(b) Dubai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Cairo
(e) Paris

Q7. Union government has recently launched two schemes “One IP- Two Dispensaries” and “Aadhaar based Online Claim Submission” on the occasion of International Labour Day. Who is the present Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment?
(a) D. V. Sadananda Gowda
(b) Gopinath Munde
(c) Bandaru Dattatreya
(d) Maneka Gandhi
(e) Anant Geete

Q8. Union Human Resource Development Minister PrakashJavadekar launched a nationwide campaign to encourage Universities to display portraits of Param Veer Chakra-decorated soldiers. What is the name of this campaign?
(a) Vidyathi-VeertaAbhiyan
(b) Vidya-Shakti Abhiyan
(c) Vidya-VeeranganaAbhiyan
(d) Vidya-VeertaAbhiyan
(e) Shakti-VeertaAbhiyan

Q9. Name the first person from the North-Eastern Region who took over as the New Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
(a) Anthony Lianzuala
(b) AnupSisodia
(c) MukulRanjan
(d) RupeshNathGoel
(e) AbdurKazir

Q10. Name the recipient of ‘Transformative Chief Minister award' for 2016.
(a) ShankhaGhosh
(b) UpulChaturvedi
(c) Suparna Samantha
(d) Jaya Bhattacharya
(e) Amitabh Kant

Q11. Name the current Union Human Resource Development Minister of India.
(a) SmritiIrani
(b) Kalraj Mishra
(c) Radha Mohan Singh
(d) PrakashJavadekar
(e) Thawar Chand Gehlot

Q12. The World Press Freedom Day is observed globally on _________
(a) 1st May
(b) 3rd May
(c) 30th April
(d) 2nd May
(e) 29th April

Q13. On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, UNESCO has co-organized the World Press Freedom Day's main event and the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony in _________________.
(a) Geneva, Switzerland
(b) New York, USA
(c) Jakarta, Indonesia
(d) Barcelona, Spain
(e) Saint John, Canada

Q14. Which of the following Indian state has recently become the first state to switch to the January-December financial year from the existing April-March cycle?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Tripura
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q15. The World Press Freedom Day was observed recently by UNESCO. Who is the Director-General of UNESCO?
(a) Peter Thomson
(b) Ban Ki-moon
(c) Antonio Guterres
(d) Irina Bokova
(e) Juan Somavia


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