Current Affairs for IPPB mains Exam 2017

Q1. Name the city, which is hosting the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction?
Answer: New Delhi

Q2. The Govt. is going to set up $2 bn equity fund for renewables with which 3 PSUs? 
Answer: state-run power entities NTPC, REC and PFC

Q3. Name the country, which will host the 7th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) to World Health Organization?
Answer: India

Q4. In which city, Railway Minister has inaugurated the International Conference on Decarbonisation of Indian Railways – Mission Electrification?
Answer: New Delhi

Q5. Along with which Indian organisation , Google has tied up for 360-degree virtual tour of 280-odd monuments across the country? 
Answer: Archaeological Survey of India

Q6. The State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group has appointed _____________ as Chief Executive for its India operations.
Answer: Siby Sebastian

Q7. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu commissioned a 5 MW solar power plant in which district?
Ans- West Godavari district 

Q8. Name the two officials of the SEBI, who has been appointed as chairpersons of two committees set up by IOSCO?
Answer: Parmod Kumar Nagpal and Amarjeet Singh

Q9. What is the amount that has been allowed to NABARD to  disburse among farmers to help them sow winter crops? 
Answer: Rs 21,000 crore

Q10. Name the country, which will  chair the Energy Club of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in 2017?
Answer: Turkey 

Q11. Who will head the task force set up by The RBI to oversee recalibration of ATM machines?
Ans: Deputy Governor SS Mundra

Q12. Name the state, which has become the first state to adopt Fly Ash Utilization Policy?
Answer: Maharashtra

Q13. Which company has partnered with Cisco Jasper for the launch of a venture called Unlimit?
Answer: Reliance Group

Q14. Name the country, which has signed an executive order removing from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty?
Answer: Russia

Q15. Which bank has tied up with Oxigen to expand the bank’s e-collection facility for 3 lakh- retail outlets of Oxigen?
Answer: Federal Bank