Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO Mains: 31st 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. Name the professor of Hyderabad University who has been awarded Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar for the year 2016.
(a) Gajraj Rajaram
(b) Vimal Seshubai
(c) Piyush Ananta Lakshmi
(d) Nirmal Kumar Viswanathan
(e) Satyabrata Rout

Q2. Which of the following city in the country made a new Guinness world record for the maximum number of people sweeping a single venue?
(a) Indore
(b) Bhubaneswar
(c) Vadodara
(d) Varanasi
(e) Bhopal

Q3. Name the Indian actress who has been selected for the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for being an international icon.
(a) Deepika Padukon
(b) Priyanka Chopra
(c) Freida Pinto
(d) Purva Bedi
(e) Aishwarya Rai Bacchan

Q4. The government launched new campaign called _____________ for promotion of toilet usage in the rural areas across the country.
(a) Bapu Hanikarak
(b) Good Morning Squad
(c) Subah Savere
(d) Darwaza Band
(e) Subah-e-Bharat

Q5. The Employees Provident Fund Organization has approved hike in investment limit in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to ___________ from the existing 10%.
(a) 15%
(b) 14%
(c) 13%
(d) 12%
(e) 16%

Q6. Government-run Prasar Bharati has got into an agreement with Societe Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Television (SNRT) to step up cooperation in the broadcasting sector. SNRT is ____________ based company.
(a) Austria
(b) Sweden
(c) Morocco
(d) Indonesia
(e) Belgium

Q7. Manipur Governor and former Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla has been recently appointed as the Chancellor of which of the following University.
(a) Banaras Hindu University
(b) Jamia Millia Islamia
(c) Aligarh Muslim University
(d) Delhi University
(e) Jawaharlal National University

Q8. Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar has recently launched an Anti-Ragging Mobile App. The Android-based app was introduced by ______________.
(a) Universal Grants Committee
(b) University Guarantee Commission
(c) Unilever Grand Commission
(d) Universal Guarantee Committee
(e) University Grants Commission

Q9. Name the Indian fencer who has become the first Indian to win a gold medal in an international fencing event in the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship at Reykjavik (Iceland).
(a) Larsena Moitra
(b) Shivani Sharma
(c) Mona Kesri
(d) Bhavani Devi
(e) Aparna Bajpai

Q10. Constantine Mitsotakis, a former prime minister of which of the following country has passed away recently?
(a) Greece
(b) Belgium
(c) Egypt
(d) Austria
(e) Uganda

Q11. The government has recently expanded the Banks Board Bureau (BBB) by adding two more members. Banks Board Bureau (BBB) is currently headed by _______________.
(a) Chandra Bhushan Tiwari
(b) Shivaraman Ray
(c) Vinod Rai
(d) Vipul Shah
(e) Kamaal Rao

Q12. Gujarat based GCMMF has signed an MoU with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for fodder acreage assessment using satellite observation and space technology. What does 'F' stands for in GCMMF?
(a) Food
(b) Federation
(c) Firm
(d) Foundation
(e) Fraternity

Q13. GCMMF markets its products under the brand name of _______________.
(a) Gopaljee
(b) Nestle
(c) Parag
(d) Amul
(e) Paras

Q14. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was recently in News. Who was the founder of ISRO?
(a) Vikram Sarabhai
(b) Satish Dhawan
(c) A P J Abdul Kalam
(d) C V Raman
(e) None of the given option is true

Q15. Five associates of SBI were recently merged in it. Which of the following is not among them?
(a) State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
(b) State Bank of Mysore
(c) State Bank of Travancore
(d) State Bank of Hyderabad
(e) State Bank of Manipur

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