Current Affairs Questions for NABARD Grade A Exam: 14th 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. IROAF has been awarded the coveted National level “Golden Peacock Award for the Year 2017 for Eco-Innovation” for substitution of fossil fuels (Diesel) by environment-friendly CNG. What does 'A' Stands for in IROAF?
(a) Affairs
(b) Acceleration
(c) Animation
(d) Alternate
(e) Agency

Q2. Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu has recently released the new version of NHB Residex on the occasion of the annual day of National Housing Bank. Who is the current MD & CEO of NHB?
(a) Sriram Kalyanaraman
(b) Sachkhand Devraman
(c) Sushil Joshi
(d) Raman Raghav
(e) Divyaraj Singh

Q3. Senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg has recently assumed charge as Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in the Finance Ministry. He has replaced __________________.
(a) Sandeep Jajodia
(b) Ajay Tyagi
(c) Shubham Aggarwal
(d) Ayush Kamath
(e) Shaktikanta Das

Q4. In which year Golden Peacock Awards were instituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD) in India?
(a) 1990
(b) 1986
(c) 1991
(d) 1988
(e) 1999

Q5. Mithali Raj of India has recently become the woman cricketer who has scored most runs in ODIs. This record was previously held by ________________
(a) A.E. Satterthwaite
(b) Charlotte Edwards
(c) S.R. Taylor
(d) M.M. Lanning
(e) S.W. Bates

Q6. In which of the following year NHB was set up? 
(a) 1992
(b) 1990
(c) 1997
(d) 1985
(e) 1988

Q7. Union Finance Minister ArunJaitley has recently inaugurated the 36th Foundation Day of which of the following statutory body?
(a) RBI
(e) SEBI

Q8. Name the person who has recently taken over as the Director-General of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DG-DRI).
(a) Debi Prasad Dash
(b) Sushil Joshi
(c) Chetana Das
(d) KanaklataBarua
(e) KushalKonwar

Q9. Name the country that will host the 8th edition of Theatre Olympics in 2018.
(a) Greece
(b) Poland
(c) India
(d) China
(e) Sri Lanka

Q10. A Model United Nations (MUN) Regional Conference was held recently in ____________.
(a) Brussels, Belgium
(b) Kathmandu, Nepal
(c) Geneva, Switzerland
(d) Beijing, China
(e) New Delhi, India

Q11. Which of the following state has become the first state in the country to fix minimum educational qualification for contesting cooperative body polls?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Telangana
(c) Odisha
(d) Assam
(e) Rajasthan

Q12. The first country to host the Theatre Olympics was _________.
(a) Poland
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Greece
(e) France

Q13. Meghalaya Chief Minister MukulSangma has recently launched an ambitious flagship program titled LIFE. What does 'I' stands for in LIFE?
(a) Intervention
(b) International
(c) Internal
(d) Inspection
(e) Importation

Q14. Which of the following lender has recently waived charges for fund transfer of up to Rs 1,000 through its IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) to promote small transactions?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) DENA Bank
(c) SBI
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) IDBI Bank

Q15. YES Bank, along with YES Global Institute has recently launched ‘YES GST’ program for ________________.
(a) All Private Sector Banks
(b) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(c) All Public Sector Banks
(d) Start-ups
(e) None of the above options is true

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