Current Affairs Questions for RBI Assistant Mains 2017: 19th Dec 2017

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Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 19th Dec

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With RBI Assistant and IBPS Clerk Mains round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis for IBPS Clerk and RBI Assistant Mains 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 Health Organization has recently declared _____________ as a "polio-free country".
(a) Pakistan
(b) Somalia
(c) Gabon
(d) Afghanistan
(e) Albania

Q2. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has temporarily barred ______________ from conducting Aadhaar-based SIM verification of mobile customers using eKYC process.
(a) Paytm and Paytm Payment Bank
(b) Aditya Birla Group and Fino Paytech
(c) Karur Vyasya and Paytm Payment Bank
(d) Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank
(e) None of the given option is true

Q3. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has frozen assets worth Rs 245 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in the alleged fraud of Rs 2,200 crore with the State Trading Corporation (STC). Who is the present Director of ED?
(a) Rahat Ali
(b) Karnal Singh
(c) Dalbir Maan
(d) Sukhvinder Rana
(e) Paratap Mohan

Q4. Francois Gabart smashed the world record for the fastest non-stop solo navigation of the globe, completing the mammoth feat in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds. He is from which country?
(a) France
(b) Germany
(c) USA
(d) Canada
(e) Russia

Q5. Former midfielder Kaka has recently announced his retirement from football. He lifted the football world cup in which year?
(a) 2005
(b) 2004
(c) 2003
(d) 2002
(e) 2001

Q6. Top Indian shuttler P V Sindhu won the Silver medal in women’s singles summit clash of the Dubai World Super Series Final in Dubai. She was defeated by _____________.
(a) Lee Chong Wei od Malaysia
(b) Carolina Marin of Spain
(c) Akane Yamaguchi of Japan
(d) Chen Yufei of China
(e) Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand

Q7. Double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships. This championship was held in ______________.
(a) Germany
(b) South Africa
(c) Poland
(d) Spain
(e) Argentina

Q8. Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated eastern India’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) stations for scooters in ________________.
(a) Bhubaneswar
(b) Kolkata
(c) Durgapur
(d) Patna
(e) Siwan

Q9. Name the former president who has recently won Chile's presidential election run-off.
(a) Evo Morales
(b) Ricardo Lagos
(c) Augusto Pinochet
(d) Michelle Bachelet
(e) Sebastian Pinera

Q10. What is the capital city of Gabon?
(a) Makokou
(b) Lara
(c) Libreville
(d) Djambala
(e) Kinshasa

Q11. The GST Council has decided to implement a new bill mechanism throughout the country after reviewing the readiness of the IT network. Under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, the waybill is replaced by a/an ______________.
(a) e-pay bill
(b) m-pay bill
(c) m-way bill
(d) e-way bill
(e) None of the given option is true

Q12. The Cabinet of which of the following state had recently approved a scheme to provide a pension of Rs 1500 to transgenders above 18 years of age in the state.
(a) Kerala
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Karnataka
(e) Rajasthan

Q13. On which of the following bank the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on for on-compliance with its directions on "Cheque Purchase or Discounting, Bill Discounting, and Know Your Customer (KYC)" norms?
(a) Syndicate Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Dena Bank
(d) Bank of India
(e) IDBI Bank

Q14. Name the company that has recently entered into a partnership with UNESCO to launch virtual reality content and 360-degree videos on Indian heritage sites.
(a) Akai
(b) Videocon India
(c) Samsung India
(d) Panasonic India
(e) Hitachi India

Q15. Dish TV India Limited (Dishtv) has recently received the final approval for closing of the merger of _____________ with it.
(a) Tata Sky
(b) Airtel digital TV
(c) Sun Direct
(d) Reliance Digital TV
(e) Videocon d2h

Q16. Name the football team that has earned the honor of being able to wear the official FIFA World Champions Badge on their competition jerseys for the duration of 2018.
(a) Barcelona
(b) Real Madrid
(c) Atheletico Madrid
(d) Manchester United
(e) Bayern Munich

Q17. Name the World 10,000m champion who has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017.
(a) Kenenisa Bekele
(b) Haile Gebrselassie
(c) Mo Farah
(d) Khalid Skah
(e) Billy Mills

Q18. Name the Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri and Director General, Missiles and Strategic Systems who has been recently conferred with the prestigious National Design Award.
(a) Santosh Ragte
(b) Maneesh Raja
(c) Praveen Rawat
(d) G. Satheesh Reddy
(e) K. M. Aiyer

Q19. As per the IT Ministry, the government will bear the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) charges on transactions up to Rs _______________ made through debit cards, BHIM UPI or Aadhaar-enabled payment systems to promote digital transactions.
(a) 2,000
(b) 1,500
(c) 2,500
(d) 3,000
(e) 1,800

Q20. The government has engaged lender ____________ to enable online payments at 470 mandis integrated with the national portal of electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM).
(a) IDFC Bank
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) SBI
(e) ICICI Bank

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