Current Affairs Questions for GIC Assistant Manager 2017: 14th 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. Name the chief one of the famous Indian bank who has become the first Indian woman to be conferred with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship.
(a) Arunthati Bhattacharya
(b) Shikha Singh
(c) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(d) Chanda Kochhar
(e) Other than the one given in options

Q2. India has recently decided to replace the Maitri research station with a new one in the next three to four years. This Research station is located in _____________.
(a) Andaman
(b) Daman
(c) Antarctica
(d) Diu
(e) Goa

Q3. Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has recently launched an online interface at Krishi Bhawan in New Delhi. What is the name of this online interface?
(a) e-Krishi Karman
(b) e-Krishi Samvad
(c) e-Krishi Charcha
(d) e-Krishi Samadhan
(e) e-Krishi Samarth

Q4. Name the Light combat aircraft that has successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in RADAR guided mode in Odisha.
(a) Tejas
(b) Kiran
(c) Shaurya
(d) HF-24 Marut
(e) Su-30MKI

Q5. Which of the following state/states has been exempted by the government from mandatory quoting of Aadhaar to obtain PAN cards and file tax returns?
 (a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Manipur
(c) Assam
(d) Meghalaya
(e) Only (a), (c) and (d)

Q6. The Election Commission of India has added feather to its cap with the launch of National Contact Centre with a toll-free No. Who is the current Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(a) S. Y. Quraishi
(b) Nasim Zaidi
(c) V. S. Sampath
(d) Ram Singh Kherat
(e) H. S. Brahma

Q7. Name the state that has become first state to introduce a logo for identifying vehicles driven by persons with hearing impairment.
(a) Karnataka
(b) Manipur
(c) Telangana
(d) Assam
(e) Jharkhand

Q8. Which of the following state will host biggest ever International Yoga Day event on the 21st of June?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Gujarat
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q9. Name the current joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office who has been appointed as the next ambassador to France.
(a) Vinay Mohan Kwatra
(b) Ajit Doval KC
(c) T. V. Somanathan
(d) Bhaskar Khulbe
(e) Tarun Bajaj

Q10. Name the famous actor who has been appointed by the World Health Organization as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region to spread awareness about the disease.
(a) Jackey Chan
(b) Amitabh Bachchan
(c) Amir Khan
(d) Shahrukh Khan
(e) Aishwarya Rai Bacchan


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