Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO Mains: 23rd May 2017

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Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With SBI PO Mains round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis for SBI PO Mains 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. 'SIMBEX-17' is the recently held Bilateral Naval Exercise between Navies of India and _____________.
(a) Switzerland
(b) Singapore
(c) South Sudan
(d) Syria
(e) Sweden

Q2. What is the full form of SIMBEX?
(a) South Sudan-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises
(b) Syria-India Marine Bilateral Exercises
(c) Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises
(d) Sweden-India Mariline Bilateral Exercises
(e) South Africa-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises

Q3. National Anti-Terrorism Day is observed in India on _______________.
(a) 21 May
(b) 20 May
(c) 19 May
(d) 18 May
(e) 17 May

Q4. National Anti-Terrorism Day is observed in India in the memory of ___________________.
(a) PM Indira Gandhi
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Lalit Narayan Mishra
(d) PM Rajiv Gandhi
(e) Sanjay Gandhi

Q5. Name the Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer who has become the world’s first woman to scale Mt Everest twice in five days.
(a) Kiran Khehar
(b) Supriya Kelchar
(c) Anshu Jamsenpa
(d) Bishtu Zuku
(e) Geetu Manen

Q6. In Cricket, Mumbai Indians lifted the 10th Indian Premier League trophy for the third time. Who was the highest run Scorer in the tournament?
(a) Gautam Gambhir
(b) David Warner
(c) Manish Pandey
(d) Suresh Raina
(e) Brendon Mccullum

Q7. Scientists at NASA have recently discovered new bacteria found only on the International Space Station (ISS). The bacteria have been named after the name of which of the following eminent Indian Scientist?
(a) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(b) Homi Jahangir Bhabha
(c) C. V. Raman
(d) M. S. Swaminathan
(e) Jagdish Chandra Bose

Q8. Who among the following was/were recently conferred the Banga Samman, West Bengal's highest civilian award, by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee?
(a) Soumitra Chatterjee
(b) Y.C. Deveshwar
(c) K. L. Bannerjee
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) Both (a) and (b)

Q9. Name the Indian boy who has recently won the world’s largest pre-college science competition, The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in the US in the environmental engineering category.
(a) Kamath Kalselwam
(b) Prashant Ranganathan
(c) Gopal Vishwanathan
(d) Santosh Khehar
(e) Ishant Somal

Q10. Who was Purple Cap winner in the 10th edition of IPL 2017 and he was from which team?
(a) Jasprit Bumrah, Mumbai Indians
(b) Sunil Narine, Kolkata Knight Riders
(c) Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sun Risers Hyderabad
(d) Rashid Khan, Sun Risers Hyderabad
(e) Lasith Malinga, Mumbai Indians

Q11. India’s state-of-the-art high-speed train Tejas Express, which can run up to the speed of 200km per hour, has made its trip between __________ to ____________.
(a) New Delhi to Mumbai
(b) Mumbai to Kolkata
(c) Mumbai to Kerala
(d) Mumbai to Goa
(e) New Delhi to Assam

Q12. In the recently held presidential election of Iran, who was elected as the President of Iran?
(a) Hassan Rouhani
(b) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(c) Mohammad Khatami
(d) Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(e) Ali Khamenei

Q13. Which team won the 38th Federation Cup football tournament?
(a) Mohan Bagan
(b) East Bengal
(c) Mahindra United
(d) Salgaocar
(e) Bengaluru FC

Q14. The 38th Federation Cup football tournament was held in _____________.
(a) Guwahati
(b) Kolkata
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Cuttack
(e) Chennai

Q15. What is the Capital of Iran?
(a) Manama
(b) Tehran
(c) Karaj
(d) Kerman
(e) Ardabil


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