Current Affairs Questions for NABARD Grade A Exam: 5th 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 Centre and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a ______________ million dollar loan for improving connectivity as well as transport efficiency and safety on State Highways of Rajasthan. 
(a) 1500 million dollar
(b) 535 million dollar
(c) 1000 million dollar
(d) 1200 million dollar
(e) 220 million dollar

Q2. The indigenously developed QRSAM short-range missile, which has a capability of engaging multiple targets was successfully test-fired from a test range along the Odisha coast. What is the meaning of "SAM" in QRSAM? 
(a) Symbol-to-Air Missile
(b) Surface-to-Air Mission
(c) Surface-to-Agency Missile
(d) Surface-to-Air Missile
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilekani and Helion Venture’s Sanjeev Aggarwal have launched an investment fund called Fundamentum with a corpus of _________ to back startups looking for growth capital.
(a) $1500 million
(b) $2000 million
(c) $100 million
(d) $500 million
(e) $1000 million

Q4. Who is the present president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
(a) Jin Liqun
(b) Takehiko Nakao
(c) Lin Quinan
(d) Jim Yong Kim
(e) Haruhiko Kuroda

Q5. The indigenously developed QRSAM short-range missile, which has a capability of engaging multiple targets was successfully test-fired from a test range along the Odisha coast. The missile has a strike range of-
(a) 25 km to 30 km
(b) 55 km to 60 km
(c) 50 km to 55 km
(d) 75 km to 90 km
(e) 125 km to 130 km

Q6. Who is Nandan Nilekani-
(a) Former governor of RBI
(b) Former chairman of UIDAI
(c) Former chairman of NABARD
(d) Former chairman of NPCI
(e) Former chairman of SBI

Q7. The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body for the global financial system, has placed _______ in the league of countries that are 'compliant or largely compliant’ on the implementation of priority area reforms.
(a) Canada
(b) Japan
(c) India
(d) China
(e) Germany

Q8. Which among the following Nort-Eastern state has been declared as “disturbed area” for six more months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), which empowers security forces to conduct operations anywhere without any prior notice recently (first week of July 2017)?
(a) Assam
(b) Manipur
(c) Mizoram
(d) Sikkim
(e) Nagaland

Q9. ___________ is an annual Buffalo Race held traditionally under the sponsorship of local landlords and households, in coastal Karnataka, India.
(a) Kambala
(b) Jallikattu
(c) Somayarth
(d) Karsaam
(e) None of the given options is true

Q10. In which among the following year, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) was established as the successor to the Financial Stability Forum (FSF)?
(a) 1945
(b) 1982
(c) 1991
(d) 2009
(e) 1956

Q11. Who is Chief Minister of Nagaland?
(a) Takam Pario
(b) Pawan Kumar Chamling
(c) Lal Thanhawla
(d) Nongthombam Biren Singh
(e) Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu

Q12. Who Governor of Karnataka?
(a) Mridula Sinha
(b) P Sathasivam
(c) ESL Narasimhan
(d) Vajubhai Vala
(e) C Vidyasagar Rao

Q13. Name the person, who has been appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(a) Rajkiran Rai G
(b) Navin Chawla
(c) Achal Kumar Joti
(d) SY Quraishi
(e) Krishna R Urs

Q14. Which among the following Bank has terminated joint venture agreement with Fairfax Financial Holdings?
(a) Axis Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Kotak Mahinda Bank
(e) South Indian Bank

Q15. Fairfax Financial is a financial holding company based in-
(a) Canada
(b) Germany
(c) USA
(d) Japan
(e) France

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