Current Affairs Questions for NABARD Grade A Exam: 12th July 2017

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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. The World Population Day is being observed globally on _________________.
(a) 10th July
(b) 8th July
(c) 11th July
(d) 15th July
(e) 12th July

Q2. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare signed anMoU with which of the following state Government to formalise its support to set up a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Assam
(e) Himachal Pradesh

Q3. Businessman and Martial Arts expert KhaltmaaBattulga was recently elected as the president of ______________.
(a) Iran
(b) Turkey
(c) Oman
(d) Mongolia
(e) Somalia

Q4. In which of the following month the government of India will organise a global food fair named 'World Food India 2017'?
(a) September
(b) November
(c) August
(d) December
(e) July

Q5. The next tranche of sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme was launched recently by the Finance Ministry. What is the annual interest in the scheme to investors?
(a) 1.0%
(b) 3.0%
(c) 2.5%
(d) 2.0%
(e) 1.5%

Q6. Name the e-initiative that Finance Ministry has recently launched for the Income Tax Department to directly communicate with the taxpayers and aimed at providing information on useful tax services.
(a) Tax Bridge
(b) Aaykar Nirman
(c) Aaykar Gathan
(d) Aaykar Setu
(e) Tax Max

Q7. Name the sportsperson who was bestowed with the 'Sportsperson of the Year' award during the ‘Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year’ Charity Gala Awards.
(a) P V Sindhu
(b) AbhinavBindra
(c) ViratKohli
(d) M S Dhoni
(e) K L Rahul

Q8. The famous blue-bordered sari of Mother Teresa has been recognised as an Intellectual Property of the Missionaries of Charity. She died in __________.
(a) 1999
(b) 1997
(c) 1984
(d) 1990
(e) 2000

Q9. In ‘Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year’ Charity Gala Awards 2017, who was given the Living Legend of the Year award?
(a) KapilDev
(b) P T Usha
(c) Milkha Singh
(d) Sunil Gavaskar
(e) Ravi Shastri

Q10. What is the theme of World Population Day 2017?
(a) Empowering People, Empowering Nations
(b) Population- In our Hand
(c) Plan you family, plan your future
(d) Family Planning- Empowering People, Developing Nations
(e) None of the given themes is true

Q11. The government has merged the urban development and housing and urban poverty alleviation ministries and renamed it as MoHUA. What is the full form of MoHUA?
(a) Ministry of Housing and Urban Alleviation
(b) Ministry of Housing and Urbanization Affairs
(c) Ministry of Human and Urban Affairs
(d) Ministry of Housing and Urban Acceleration
(e) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Q12. The board of TATA SIA Airlines Ltd, which owns and operates the full-service airline Vistara, has appointed ______________ as Vistara’s new chief executive officer (CEO).
(a) Adam James
(b) Leslie Thng
(c) Peter Siddle
(d) AnupSoni
(e) LagambThron

Q13. Who is the newly appointed Head Coach of Indian Men's Cricket team?
(a) Ravi Shastri
(b) VirendraSehwag
(c) VVS Laxman
(d) SaurabhGanguly
(e) Zaheer Khan

Q14. Which telecom firm recently launched Rs 2,000-cr ‘Project Next’ programme aimed at transforming customer experience across all its services and touch points?
(a) Vodafone India
(b) BhartiAirtel
(c) Reliance
(d) Telenor
(e) BSNL

Q15. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) have relaxed the norms on bonds under GST to help exports. The present Chairman of CBEC is ____________.
(a) KudeepSoni
(b) SomanYadav
(c) Vanaja N Sarna
(d) SandeepJajodia
(e) Ajay Tyagi

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