Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO Mains: 24th 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. Cochin Port Trust has received two Best Performance Awards from Ministry of Shipping for the highest growth in operating surplus and also for achieving third highest growth in cargo traffic among the major ports in the year 2016-17. Cochin Port is situated in ___________________.
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Kerala
(c) Odisha
(d) West Bengal
(e) Goa
Q2. Which of the following Bank has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India for selling life insurance products of LIC?
(a) Ratnakar Bank Ltd
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) YES Bank
(d) Karnataka Bank Ltd
(e) HDFC Bank

Q3. Name the player who won the final of Men's Italian Open, 2017.
(a) Rafale Nadal
(b) Novak Djokovic
(c) Alexander Zverev
(d) Roger Federer
(e) Stan Smith

Q4. Tata Sons has recently appointed ____________, an investment banker as its Group Chief Financial Officer.
(a) Saurabh Agrawal
(b) Sandeep Jajodia
(c) Subbarao Laxmi
(d) Tapan Mahesh
(e) Matthews Lasa

Q5. HDFC Life has recently announced the launch of an Artificial Intelligence-based application named ______________ that can automatically read, understand, categories, prioritise and respond to customer emails sent to the private insurer.
(b) Intel-HDFC
(d) SPOK

Q6. Name the wildlife and environment cartoonist from India who has recently won WWF International President’s Award 2017 for his efforts to change attitudes towards nature.
(a) Santosh Majumdar
(b) Prashant Havana
(c) Deepak Madhok
(d) Neena Murai
(e) Rohan Chakravarty

Q7. Aerospace Industries of which of the following country has recently signed a major deal worth 630 million US dollar with India to supply advanced long-range and missile defense systems.
(a) France
(b) Israel
(c) Iran
(d) Russia
(e) USA

Q8. Indian businessman Mathunny Mathews died aged 81 recently. He was main inspiration behind which Bollywood movie?
(a) Rustam
(b) Baby
(c) Airlift
(d) Holiday
(e) Gabbar Is Back

Q9. Name the player who has won the final of women's Italian Open, 2017.
(a) Maria Sharapova
(b) Elina Svitolina
(c) Angelique Kerber
(d) Caroline Wozniacki
(e) Svetlana Kuznetsova

Q10. Who is the current chairman of LIC?
(a) S S Jindal
(b) T S Sehgal
(c) Ramesh Rangasami
(d) V K Sharma
(e) P K Pathak

Q11. India's R Vaishali won the women's title with eight points from nine rounds in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship. The championship was held in ________.
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Japan
(d) Indonesia
(e) Sri Lanka

Q12. Name the country that overtook Japan to become the second-largest steel producer in the world in 2016, according to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF).
(a) China
(b) Indonesia
(c) India
(d) Phillippines
(e) Oman

Q13. The Prime Minister of India has recently launched various projects of Kandla Port Trust at Gandhidham in Gujarat. Who is the Chairman of Kandla Port Trust?
(a) Ravi M. Parmar
(b) Alok Singh
(c) Shishir Srivastava
(d) Bimal Kumar Jha
(e) Mahesh Kapoor

Q14. International Day for Biodiversity or World Biodiversity Day is observed globally on __________.
(a) 21 May
(b) 22 May
(c) 23 May
(d) 24 May
(e) 25 May

Q15. According to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) recently, which of the following country is the largest steel producer in the world in 2016?
(a) Japan
(b) Oman
(c) Indonesia
(d) China
(e) India

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