Current Affairs Questions for NICL AO Mains Exam: 17th June 2017

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Current Affairs Questions for NICL AO Mains Exam

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With  NICL AO Mains Exam round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis for NICL AO Mains Exam so that you can do well in the exam. These current affairs are based on current news. Let us see how many questions you attempt accurately.

Q1. Which of the following country has claimed the top spot among the remittance-receiving nations, surpassing China in 2016?
(a) Japan
(b) Switzerland
(c) Denmark
(d) India
(e) Russia

Q2. The Fifth BhupenHazarika National Award, 2017 has been conferred recently to YesheDorjeeThongshi. He is an eminent writer from which of the following state?
(a) Sikkim
(b) Assam
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Meghalaya
(e) Tripura

Q3. Name the Indian who has become the first Indian Woman to be elected as the Member of International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).
(a) NeeruChadha
(b) KadambiSaraswath
(c) GurleenKaur
(d) Vineeta Singh
(e) ChandaKharat

Q4. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) is headquartered in ________________.
(a) Geneva, Switzerland
(b) Brussels, Belgium
(c) New York, USA
(d) Hamburg, Germany
(e) Paris, France

Q5. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched an initiative named IDCF in order to intensify efforts to reduce child deaths due to diarrhoea. What does 'F' stands for in IDFC?
(a) Federation
(b) Firm
(c) Favour
(d) Fund
(e) Fortnight

Q6. Who is the present Minister of Health and Family Welfare of India?
(a) AnantGeete
(b) JagatPrakashNadda
(c) JualOram
(d) Rajiv Pratap Rudy
(e) Jitendra Singh

Q7. Private sector lender Yes Bank has partnered with which of the following mobile payments switch to enable real-time money transfer to bank accounts in India?
(a) MobiKwik
(b) Paytm
(c) TerraPay
(d) Naaptol
(e) Paisabazar

Q8. In the Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings 2017, what is the ranking of India?
(a) 66th
(b) 65th
(c) 94th
(d) 60th
(e) 70th

Q9. In the Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings 2017, which of the following country has topped the list?
(a) Denmark
(b) Iceland
(c) Ireland
(d) Sweden
(e) Switzerland

Q10. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has placed which of the following bank under prompt corrective action (PCA), recently?
(a) UCO Bank
(b) Central Bank of India
(c) Union Bank
(d) Punjab and Sind Bank
(e) Bank of India

Q11. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has recently approved USD 150 million equity investment loan to the India Infrastructure Fund. The Bank is led by which of the following country?
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) Japan
(d) USA
(e) Switzerland

Q12. Name the author who has won the Man Booker International Prize 2017 for his novel `A Horse Walks Into a Bar'.
(a) Amos Oz
(b) Meir Shalev
(c) David Grossman
(d) AharonAppelfeld
(e) Benjamin Netanyahu

Q13. The Man Booker prize-winning book, `A Horse Walks Into a Bar' has been translated by __________.
(a) Gregory Rabassa
(b) HovhannesMasehian
(c) AlbenaBakratcheva
(d) Jessica Cohen
(e) ValeriPetrov

Q14. China successfully launched its first X-ray space telescope to study black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts. The Telescope has been named as ______________.
(a) Insight
(b) Airlift
(c) Airbourne
(d) Spacious
(e) SpaceX

Q15. The government of India has appointed a senior executive of Tata Consultancy Services ____________ to head Atal Innovation Mission.
(a) N. Krishnamurthy
(b) RamanathanRamanan
(c) SrinathRangasamy
(d) Shashi K Kamath
(e) Arup Shah

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