Current Affairs Questions for NABARD Grade A Exam: 20th 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. India and Sri Lanka have recently signed an MoU to develop a village in which of the following District (in Sri Lanka) at a cost of 30 crores Sri Lankan rupees?
(a) Ampara
(b) Gampaha
(c) Anuradhapura
(d) Kalutara
(e) Matara

Q2. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recently appointed ___________ as the Indian Cricket team’s bowling coach.
(a) Sanjay Bangar
(b) Bharat Arun
(c) Anil Kumble
(d) JawagalSrinath
(e) DilipVengsarkar

Q3. Who is the acting President of BCCI? 
(a) Anurag Thakur
(b) Shashank Manohar
(c) Bishan Singh
(d) C K Khanna
(e) Saurav Ganguly

Q4. Ex-Cabinet Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu, has recently resigned from the ministry of ___________________.
(a) Information and Broadcasting
(b) Information and Technology
(c) Agriculture and Rural Development
(d) Coal and Renewable Energy
(e) HRD

Q5. Who is the present President of Sri Lanka?
(a) MahindaRajapaksa
(b) MaithripalaSirisena
(c) Chandrika Kumaratunga
(d) Dingiri Banda Wijetunga
(e) RanasinghePremadasa

Q6. The Maharashtra government has approved a revised policy of the 'MajhiKanyaBhagyashree' scheme, according to which families who have a yearly income of up to _______________ will be benefited. 
(a) Rs 5.0 lakh
(b) Rs 3.0 lakh
(c) Rs 7.5 lakh
(d) Rs 6.5 lakh
(e) Rs 5.5 lakh

Q7. According to the International Migration Outlook 2017 report on for OECD member countries, India is among top asylum-seekers. What is the full form of OECD?
(a) Oriental Economic Co-operation and Development
(b) Organisation of Excess Combination and Development
(c) Overseas Economic Co-operation and Development
(d) Organisation Economic Co-operation and Development
(e) Overseas Economic Co-operation and Dissociation

Q8. The US and Australia have jointly test-fired a hypersonic missile capable of moving at a speed eight times faster than sound. The test was part of a project called the HIFiRE Program. HIFiRE stands for _____________________.
(a) Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation
(b) Hyper International Face Research Experimentation
(c) Hypermodal Internal Flight Research Experimentation
(d) Hypersonic International Furrow Research Experimentation
(e) Hypersonic Internal Flight Research Exportation

Q9. The Navy of which of the following country has recently tested the world's first-ever active laser weapons system, which is now deployed and ready for war?
(a) Chinese Navy
(b) U.S. Navy
(c) Japanese Navy
(d) Indian Navy
(e) Russian Navy

Q10. The 'MajhiKanyaBhagyashree scheme' was launched by the state government of Maharashtra in 2016 in place of ________________.
(a) Dhan Lakshmi Scheme
(b) None of the given options is true
(c) Balika Vidhya Scheme
(d) Sukriti Scheme
(e) Sukanya Scheme

Q11. Who is the Present Secretary-General of OECD?
(a) Angela Merkel
(b) Antonio Guterres
(c) Angel Gurria
(d) Peter Admas
(e) Thomas Green

Q12. TR Zeliang has been appointed as the Chief Minister of Nagaland by the Governor. Who is the present Governor of Nagaland?
(a) BanwarilalPurohit
(b) E S L Narasimhan
(c) MridulaSinha
(d) P B Acharya
(e) AcharyaDevVrat

Q13. From which of the following association/club, World football's governing body FIFA has lifted the ban?
(a) Hungarian Football Federation
(b) Sudan Football Association
(c) French Football Federation
(d) Cyprus Football Association
(e) Andorran Football Federation

Q14. Name the Britain’s first woman Sikh MP who has been recently elected to an influential cross-party panel in the UK Parliament.
(a) Manpreet Kaur
(b) Gurmeet Kaur
(c) Arunima Singh
(d) Geetha Singh Badal
(e) Preet Kaur Gill

Q15. Who is the present Chief of Naval Officer (CNO) of US Navy?
(a) Admiral Kampbell
(b) Admiral Harold E. Shear
(c) Admiral William D. Smith
(d) Admiral John Richardson
(e) Admiral Jay L. Johnson

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