Current Affairs Questions for Canara Bank PO Exam 2018: 7th Feb 2018

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Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 7th Feb

The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General Awareness Section are based on Current Affairs only. The questions on Static and Banking Awareness are related to the countries, events or anything that has been in news for a while. Apart from the GA Section, an excellent knowledge of current news also helps you deal with the PI (Personal Interview) more efficiently so you do not give a mumble jumble answer to the interviewee's simple questions. Here is a quiz on Current Affairs to let you assess your Current Affairs Knowledge.

Q1. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has recently left for her first official visit to ____________.
(a) Palestine
(b) UAE
(c) Rwanda
(d) Saudi Arabia
(e) Azerbaijan

Q2. India has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed short-range nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile. The missile was fired from ___________.
(a) Satish Dhawan Space Centre 
(b) Abdul Kalam Island
(c) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
(d) None of the given option is true
(e) Wheeler's Island

Q3. Name the Indian golfer who has emerged as the best Indian golfer in the world, grabbing the 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR).
(a) Anirban Lahiri
(b) Jeev Milkha Singh
(c) Shubhankar Sharma
(d) S.S.P. Chawrasia
(e) Shiv Kapur

Q4. The Maldives president has recently declared a state of emergency in the country. What is the capital city of Maldives?
(a) Male
(b) Gale
(c) Copenhagen
(d) Asmara
(e) Roseau

Q5. Which of the following state government has signed an MoU with Cab-hailing startup Ola to pilot an app-based river taxi service?
(a) Tripura
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Kerala
(d) West Bengal
(e) Assam

Q6. Name the person who was sworn in as the 16th Chairman of the Federal Reserve for a four-year term.
(a) Janet Yellen
(b) Alan Greenspan
(c) Jerome H Powell
(d) Ben Bernanke
(e) Paul Volcker

Q7. Name the airport of India that has recently set record with 980 flights in 24 hours and became the busiest Single-Runway airport in the world.
(a) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport
(b) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
(c) Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
(d) Goa International Airport
(e) Indira Gandhi International Airport

Q8. Which of the following State government in association with UNICEF has launched massive door to door campaign DASTAK to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanise Encephalitis (JE) disease in the state?
(a) Haryana
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Uttarakhand

Q9. _____________ and the United Nations World Food Program signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement committing an unprecedented $370 million dollars to WFP over the next four years. The contribution for the period 2018-2021 is the biggest ever made by a donor within a WFP Strategic Partnership Agreement.
(a) Denmark
(b) Iceland
(c) France
(d) India
(e) Sweden

Q10. Maybank Championship was held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is a/an ____________ Tournament.
(a) Ice Skating
(b) Ice Hockey
(c) Golf
(d) Shooting
(e) Wrestling

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