Current Affairs Questions for NICL AO Mains Exam: 19th 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. Stepping up its fight against tax evasion, the Centre has made it mandatory to quote the Aadhaar number for opening bank accounts and for transactions exceeding.......?
(a) Rs.1, 00,000
(b) Rs.10, 000
(c) Rs.75, 000
(d) Rs.50, 000
(e) Rs.25, 000

Q2. Helmut Kohl was passed away recently. He was from-
(a) France
(b) USA
(c) Canada
(d) Japan
(e) Germany

Q3. The country's competition watchdog commonly known as CCI has imposed a penalty of how much amount on Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor India for anticompetitive conduct?
(a) Rs 87 crore
(b) Rs 501 crore
(c) Rs 133 crore
(d) Rs 102 crore
(e) Rs 15 crore

Q4. Name the singer and pop culture lightning rod, who has became the first person to reach 100 million followers on Twitter, making her/his the most-followed person on the platform?
(a) Justin Bieber
(b) Robert Pattinson
(c) Katy Perry
(d) Tom Cruise
(e) Kristen Stewart

Q5. Which among the following Metro is the first public transport system to reserve jobs for members of the third sex and it will be manned mainly by women a self-help group?
(a) Jaipur Metro
(b) Kochi Metro
(c) Delhi Metro
(d) Bengaluru Metro
(e) Kolkata Metro

Q6. What is the tagline of Aadhaar?
(a) UIDAI Parivaar, Aapka Parivaar
(b) Mera Aadhaar, Meri Pehchan
(c) Aadhar Ek, Khushiyan Anek
(d) Mera Khata, Bhagya Vidhaata
(e) Aam Aadmi, Ka Aadhikar

Q7. Who is the present Chairperson of Competition Commission of India (CCI)?
(a) Neeru Chadha
(b) Ramanathan Ramanan
(c) J Satyanarayana
(d) Nandan Nilekani
(e) Devender Kumar Sikri

Q8. External Affairs Minister has inaugurated __________ for young overseas Indians in New Delhi. 
(a) Ek Bharat Anek Sanskriti (EBAS)
(b) Bharat Ko Jaano (BKJ)
(c) Know India Programme (KIP)
(d) Young India Campaign (YIC)
(e) None of the given options is true

Q9. Name the former Chief Justice of India, who was considered a pioneer of judicial activism in the country for introducing the concept of Public Interest Litigations (PILs) was passed away in New Delhi after the brief illness? 
(a) Anil Madhav Dave
(b) Reema Lagoo
(c) Mehrunnisa Dalwai
(d) PN Bhagwati
(e) C Narayana Reddy

Q10. Which among the following public sector banks has entered into a tie-up with Tirumala Milk Products, a South- based company which was acquired by Groupe Lactalis in 2014, to provide loans to dairy farmers who supply milk to the latter?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Bank of Baroda
(c) Central Bank of India
(d) Indian Overseas Bank
(e) Punjab National Bank

Q11. Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has now introduced __________ which involves a complete digital enrolment process.
(a) APY@eNPS
(d) KVP@eNPS

Q12. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the flying licence of Air Carnival, which has not operated a single flight since early April. Air Carnival is based in-
(a) Nagpur
(b) Coimbatore
(c) New Delhi
(d) Patna
(e) Kochi

Q13. Who is Shushma Swaraj?
(a) Union Minister for Human Resource Development
(b) Union Minister for Civil Aviation
(c) Union Minister of External Affairs of India
(d) Union Minister of Women and Child Development
(e) Union Minister of Food Processing Industries

Q14. The Atal Pension Yojana (APY) was launched by the Prime Minister of India on 9th May 2015 and became operational from 1st June 2015. APY is available for all citizens of India in the age group of-
(a) 18-20 years
(b) 18-60 years
(c) 18-50 years
(d) 18-40 years
(e) 18-30 years

Q15. UIDAI is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (“Aadhaar Act 2016”) on 12 July 2016 by the Government of India, under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). What is the meaning of "U" in UIDAI?
(a) Unicode
(b) Universal
(c) Umbrella
(d) Useful
(e) Unique

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