Current Affairs Questions for NICL AO Mains Exam: 23rd 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. The first meeting of India-Russia Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation was held recently in Russia. Inspired by India's 'Make in India' initiative, Russia has launched initiative named _______________ to promote local manufacturing and technology development.
(a) Make in Russia
(b) Lets Make it Here
(c) Do It In Russia
(d) Make it in Russia
(e) Make it in Here

Q2. Capital markets regulator, SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) relaxed takeover norms for the acquisition of ___________ of listed companies to help the government and the RBI in their efforts to tackle bad loans.
(a) Bad Loans
(b) Properties
(c) Funds
(d) Government Papers
(e) Stressed Assets

Q3. Which one of the following country has unveiled the world's first train that operates on a virtual track using sensor technology instead of metal rails?
(a) Japan
(b) Switzerland
(c) Sweden
(d) China
(e) The USA

Q4. Name the Airlines Company that was voted the World’s Best Airline in 2017 at the SKYTRAX 2017 World Airline Awards.
(a) Qatar Airlines
(b) Singapore Airlines
(c) Emirates Airlines
(d) Lufthansa Airlines
(e) Air Asia

Q5. Which one of the following cities has reportedly become the first city in India where the robot is being used on an experimental basis to control its ever growing and unruly traffic.
(a) Bhubaneswar
(b) Indore
(c) Bengaluru
(d) New Delhi
(e) Kolkata

Q6. Axis Bank in association with which one of the following Metro Corporation has launched India's first open loop EMV contactless metro card that would make travel a convenient and hassle free experience for commuters?
(a) Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation
(b) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
(c) Chennai Metro Rail Corporation
(d) Kochi Metro Rail Corporation
(e) Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation

Q7. Who is the present MD and CEO of Mumbai-Headquartered Axis Bank?
(a) Sunil Mehta
(b) Sunder Suyal
(c) Shikha Sharma
(d) ChandaKocchar
(e) Sunaina Singh

Q8. Manappuram Finance has recently announced the appointment of ____________ as the Managing Director of its fully-owned home loans subsidiary, Manappuram Home Finance.
(a) KaransherManohar
(b) Kailash Shankar
(c) Jeevandas Narayan
(d) SukalorShekhawat
(e) AtulAgnihotri

Q9. Where is the Headquarter of Manappuram Finance?
(a) Thrissur
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Mysore
(d) Chennai
(e) Mangalore

Q10. Name the Indian agricultural microbiologist who has been conferred the Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in Japan for developing cutting edge technologies to address burning environmental problems.
(a) M. S. Swaminathan
(b) ShrihariChandraghatgi
(c) Dilip Mehta
(d) Manoj Kamal Thakur
(e) SandeepMohjat

Q11. According to Mercer's 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey, which one of the following Indian cities is the most expensive city for expatriates?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Indore
(c) Bengaluru
(d) Mumbai
(e) Pune

Q12. According to Mercer's 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey, Luanda is the most expensive city in the world for expatriates. Luanda is the capital city of _____________.
(a) Congo
(b) Namibia
(c) Zambia
(d) Uganda
(e) Angola

Q13. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Vladimir IvanovichVoronkov of the Russian Federation as ______________ of the newly created United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office.
(a) Director-General
(b) Under-Secretary-General
(c) Executive Director
(d) Director
(e) Chairperson

Q14. Port Vila is the Capital city of which one of the following country?
(a) Solomon Islands
(b) New Caledonia
(c) Australia
(d) Vanuatu
(e) Fiji

Q15. Womtelo Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale had died recently at the age of 67. He was the president of ___________.
(a) Rwanda
(b) Vanuatu
(c) Oman
(d) Hungry
(e) Portugal

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