Current Affairs Questions for NICL AO Mains Exam: 22nd June 2017

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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. What is the theme for the International Day of Yoga 2017 celebration?
(a) Yoga for Peace
(b) Yoga for Inner Peace
(c) Yoga for Global Harmony
(d) Yoga for Health
(e) Yoga for Thoughts

Q2. Name the Justice who has been nominated by India as its candidate for another nine-year term as judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the UN.
(a) BenegalNarsing Rau
(b) DalveerBhandari
(c) Nagendra Singh
(d) KabirNathSehgal
(e) IshanalSarkar

Q3. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) headquarters in ______________.
(a) The Hague, Netherlands
(b) Brussels, Belgium
(c) New York, USA
(d) Geneva, Switzerland
(e) Shanghai, China

Q4. RamamaniIyengar Memorial Yoga Institute has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga. The Institute is located in ______________.
(a) Kolkata
(b) Mumbai
(c) Pune
(d) Lucknow
(e) Bengaluru

Q5. With which one of the following countries India has signed a historical agreement to promote Cooperation in the Field of Archives?
(a) Russia
(b) Portugal
(c) France
(d) Egypt
(e) England

Q6. Name the 19-year-old education activist who has been appointed as the newest and youngest Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
(a) EriKlas
(b) MalalaYousafzai
(c) MaleneBirger
(d) MuzoonAlmellehan
(e) Elizabeth Dallaire

Q7.  Which of the following Messenger app has in partnership with YES Bank to do free and instant bank-to-bank transfers?
(a) WhatApp Messenger
(b) Lime Messenger
(c) Hike Messenger
(d) Viber Messenger
(e) WeChat

Q8. With which one of the following banks, Meghalaya government has signed two MoUs as a part of an initiative towards migrating government transactions to digital mode?
(a) UCO Bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Allahabad Bank
(d) Bank of Baroda
(e) ICICI Bank

Q9. Which of the following state Government has recently announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from Nursery to PhD?
(a) Haryana
(b) Punjab
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Assam
(e) Jammu & Kashmir

Q10. Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his son, Mohammed bin Salman, as heir, in a major reshuffle. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?
(a) Dubai
(b) Amman
(c) Riyadh
(d) Abu Dhabi
(e) Damascus

Q11. Name the Ayurveda physician who has been recently appointed as special secretary in Ayush Ministry.
(a) Sunil Agnihotri
(b) Junaid Khan
(c) Sameer Mahajan
(d) Rajesh Kotecha
(e) MallikarjanKhadge

Q12. Name the social activist, a British national, who has been awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her work and service to the underprivileged.
(a) Ahmed Kathrada
(b) Annabel Mehta
(c) Fatima Meer
(d) Aruna Roy
(e) Mohak Mehta

Q13. Name the Uber co-founder who has recently resigned from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
(a) Travis Kalanick
(b) Rajiv Bajaj
(c) Jack Dorsey
(d) Larry Page
(e) Bob Iger

Q14. Name the insurance company that has partnered with SunTec, which will help facilitate in computing and invoicing of debit tax and credit tax that will be GST compliant.
(a) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
(b) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
(c) IDBI Federal Life Insurance
(d) Life Insurance Corporation
(e) IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company

Q15. Yugoimport, a company that makes ammunition, signed a strategic partnership with Reliance Defence Ammunition (RDA) recently. Yugoimport is ____________ based company.
(a) France
(b) Serbia
(c) Russia
(d) USA
(e) Oman

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