Current Affairs for RBI assistant Mains Exam 2017

Q1. Which company has launched its global startup program ‘Launchpad’ in India recently? An online portal featuring over 400 products from different startups including 25 Indian startups. 
Answer: Amazon

Q2. The International Volunteer Day (IVD) is observed across the world on __________ every year. 
Answer: 05th December

Q3. Name of the India’s first online flea market, which lets a buyer and seller interact and transacts in 10 seconds literally.
Answer: Yappily

Q4. Which country named its crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as its new king, 50 days after the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadei? 
Answer: Thailand

Q5. Name the Former international hockey umpire, who has passed away recently?
Answer: Phulel Singh Sujlana

Q6. In order to mop up extra liquidity from the system in view of demonetisation, govt and the RBI have raised the Market Stabilisation Scheme (MSS) ceiling to
Answer: Rs 6 lakh cr

Q7. With which Bank, Metals and Minerals Trading gold Corporation (MMTC) has tied-up to sell government-minted Indian Gold Coin?
Answer: State Bank of India

Q8. India received over __________ US dollar Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) milestone between April 2000 and September 2016.
Answer: 300 billion US dollar

Q9. The govt has extended the MIP on 19 products for two months to protect domestic steel industry. The term MIP stands for
Answer: Minimum Import Price

Q10. The Russian-Indian _______ NAVY-2016 naval exercise held on December 14-21, 2016 in the southeastern Indian coastal city of Visakhapatnam and in the Bay of Bengal. 
Answer: Indra

Q11. Name of the satellite, which Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched through Polar Satellite launch Vehicle (PSLV C36) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh?

Q12. Birth anniversary of the father of Indian Constitution B R Ambedkar (April 14), will be observed as _______ in the country.
Answer: Water Day

Q13. Name of the bank, which has bagged the ‘Best Bank for SME Lending’ award by Assocham recently?
Answer: Vijaya Bank

Q14. Name of the actor, who has won the ‘Kids’ Ikon of the year at nickelodeon kids choice awards?
Answer: Shahrukh Khan

Q15. Who will be the next (44th) chief justice of india?
Answer: Jagdish Singh Khehar