Current Affairs Questions for NABARD Grade A Exam: 3rd July 2017

Dear Readers,


Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With  NABARD Grade A and B round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis for NABARD Grade A and B Prelims 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. GST Council has reduced the tax rate on fertiliser to _____ percent from previously decided 12 per cent. 
(a) 10 percent
(b) 8 percent
(c) 7 percent
(d) 6 percent
(e) 5 percent

Q2. The government has lowered interest rate on small saving schemes by 0.1 percent for the July- September quarter. Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme will offer ________ percent annually.
(a) 8.4 percent 
(b) 8.5 percent 
(c) 8.6 percent 
(d) 8.3 percent
(e) 8.7 percent 

Q3. In how many months, Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) will mature?
(a) 112 months
(b) 114 months
(c) 115 months
(d) 117 months
(e) 113 months

Q4. Which among the following countries has contributed $500,000 to the UN Peacebuilding Fund, expressing hope that more funding by nations will boost efforts by the world body to build and sustain peace?
(a) France
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Japan
(e) Germany

Q5. US President Donald Trump has nominated ___________ to be the ambassador to Peru.
(a) Krishna R Urs
(b) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(c) Rajesh V Shah
(d) Kaushik Basu
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Where is the headquarters of the United Nations?
(a) New York
(b) Paris
(c) Vienna
(d) Washington DC
(e) Geneva

Q7. Where is the capital of Peru?
(a) Manama
(b) Lima
(c) Kampala
(d) Nairobi
(e) Juba

Q8. Which among the following companies has entered into a technology collaboration agreement with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd (KHI) for manufacturing of stainless steel coaches and bogies for metros? 
(a) NTPC
(b) IOC
(c) BHEL
(d) GAIL
(e) TCS

Q9. Election Commission (EC) has launched the nationwide month-long special drive from 01st July 2017 for maximisation of registration of eligible electors with the focus on left out eligible young citizens in the age group of 18-19. Who is the present Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(a) Atul Sobti
(b) Ajay Tyagi
(c) Navin Chawla
(d) Dr Nasim Zaidi
(e) SY Quraishi

Q10. The growth of eight core sectors slowed to ________ percent in May 2017 due to falling in the output of coal and fertilisers?
(a) 3.9 per cent
(b) 4.3 per cent
(c) 5.2 per cent
(d) 2.8 per cent
(e) 3.6 per cent

Q11. Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. is a multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defence equipment, rolling stock and ships. Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. based in-
(a) China
(b) Singapore
(c) USA
(d) Germany
(e) Japan

Q12. The Election Commission of India was established in accordance with the Constitution on-?
(a) 25th January 1982
(b) 25th January 1947
(c) 25th January 1956
(d) 25th January 1950
(e) 25th January 1992

Q13. Name the Indian-American/Americans, who are among 38 immigrants to be honoured this year for their role in helping advance the country's society, culture and economy on US's Independence Day? 
(a) Shantanu Narayen
(b) Vivek Murthy 
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Shiva K Rao
(e) Both (a) and (d)

Q14. The Reserve Bank stated the ongoing accelerated reform initiatives like Goods and Sevice Tax and continuing political stability will push the economic growth scale to _________ per cent in terms of Gross Value Added -GVA in the current fiscal year (2017-18). 
(a) 7.4 per cent
(b) 7.3 per cent
(c) 7.2 per cent
(d) 7.6 per cent
(e) 7.7 per cent

Q15. Who has been assumed charge as Managing Director & CEO of Syndicate Bank?
(a) Melwyn Rego
(b) Rajkiran Rai G
(c) Sunil Mehta
(d) Rakesh Sethi
(e) R Subramaniakumar

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