Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO Mains: 18th 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. Teams of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have come up together to inspect the excavation being carried out at an archaeological site in which of the following Indian states?
(a) Bihar
(b) Odisha
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Haryana
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q2. India has taken a new initiative to supply cheap LED bulbs and will launch ‘UJALA’ scheme for the citizens of which of the following country?
(a) Tajikistan
(b) United Kingdom
(c) Azerbaijan
(d) USA
(e) Australia

Q3. Chief of Naval Staff ________________ attended Singapore's first International Maritime Review (IMR) recently held at the country's prime Changi Naval Base.
(a) Admiral Sunil Lanba
(b) Admiral Bipin Rawat
(c) Admiral Dalbir Singh Suhag
(d) Admiral Anil Shekhawat
(e) Admiral Birender Singh Dhanoa

Q4. India has moved up to which spot in this year's 'Renewable energy country attractiveness index' released by EY (Earnest and Young)?
(a) Third Spot
(b) Fourth Spot
(c) Sixth Spot
(d) First Spot
(e) Second spot

Q5. The Indian Navy and Space Application Centre (SAC) inked a pact on data sharing and scientific cooperation in the field of meteorology and oceanology. SAC is _____________ based company.
(a) Vijayawada
(b) Thrissur
(c) Thiruvananthapuram
(d) Ahmedabad
(e) Chennai

Q6. IIEST (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology) has successfully created the country's first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable sources of energy. IIEST is situated in which of the following Indian states?
(a) Karnataka
(b) West Bengal
(c) Kerala
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Uttarakhand

Q7. The USA based SpaceX has launched a communications satellite for Inmarsat, marking its first launch for the London-based mobile broadband company. SpaceX was founded in ___________.
(a) 1999
(b) 2001
(c) 2002
(d) 2003
(e) 2004

Q8. What is the full form of UJALA?
(a) Utkarsh Jeevan by Affordable LEDs for All
(b) Usma Jyoti by Applicable LEDs for All
(c) Unnat Jyoti by Admitted Lights for All
(d) Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All
(e) Unnat Jeevan by Affordable Lights for All

Q9. Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing and ratifying, an agreement between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters. What is the Capital of Tajikistan?
(a) Baku
(b) Dushanbe
(c) Pattaya
(d) Honmat
(e) Dubai

Q10. Union Minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away recently. He was ______________.
(a) Home Minister
(b) Agriculture Minister
(c) Textile Minister
(d) Coal Minister
(e) Environment Minister


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