Current Affairs Questions for Bank of Baroda PO 2017: 16th May 2017

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Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With SBI PO Mains and BOB PO, Dena Bank PO, round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis so that you can do well in Mains exam. These current affairs are based on current news. Let us see how many questions you attempt accurately.

Q1. India test fired a missile named ‘Spyder’ from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha as part of missile launch practice of a series of tests of the short-range quick reaction. Spyder is a __________.
(a) Surface-to-Surface Missile
(b) Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM)
(c) Air-to-Air Missile
(d) Air-to-Surface Missile
(e) Submarine Missile

Q2. The government has revised the base year of Wholesale Price Index, WPI and Index of Industrial Production (IIP) to ____________ from 2004-05.
(a) 2009-2010
(b) 2010-2011
(c) 2011-2012
(d) 2012-2013
(e) 2013-2014

Q3. Which of the following Indian state has topped the list in recently released Public Affairs Index (PAI) 2017 in governance?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Manipur
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Kerala

Q4. President of Palestine has recently arrived in India on a four-day State visit. Who is the current President of Palestine?
(a) Azlaan Sheikh
(b) Zahhoor Gualim Maka
(c) Mahmood Zaliman
(d) Mahmoud Abbas
(e) Mahkama Khajan

Q5. Which of the following tennis player has beaten Dominic Thiem to win his fifth Madrid Open title 2017 and move into the world’s top four?
(a) Rafael Nadal
(b) Novak Djokovic
(c) Roger Federer
(d) Andy Murray
(e) Andre Agassi

Q6. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has recently collaborated with the British Geological Survey to turn which of the following city into a smart city?
(a) Ajamgarh
(b) Varanasi
(c) Muzaffarpur
(d) Jhargram
(e) Chhapra

Q7. Which of the following Indian Wrestler defeated Lee Seung-chul of Korea to win the gold medal in themen’s 65 kg freestyle category at the Asian Wrestling Championship 2017?
(a) Sushil Kumar
(b) Yogeshwar Dutt
(c) Bajrang Punia
(d) Sakshi Malik
(e) Narsingh Yadav

Q8. Which of the following Indian state was on bottom most position in the list of recently released Public Affairs Index (PAI) 2017 in governance?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Odisha
(d) Bihar
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q9. Which of the following Indian state hosted the first outreach program of the Ministry of External Affairs ‘Videsh Sampark’ to engage the State governments in creating awareness about various programmes of the Ministry?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Karnataka
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Thrissur
(e) Telangana

Q10. Who is the current governor of Kerala?
(a) ESL Narsimhan
(b) P R Rangasami
(c) Rameshwar Thakur
(d) Palanisamy Sathasivam
(e) Sushil Kumar Shinde

Q11. Reserve Bank of India has put restriction on UCO Bank’s lending and branch expansion plans as the state-run lender made net losses for the two successive fiscal amid severe stress on asset quality. UCO bank is headquartered in ___________.
(a) Kolkata
(b) Mumbai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Mysore
(e) Chennai

Q12. What is the Capital of Palestine?
(a) Makao
(b) Jabalia
(c) East Jerusalem
(d) West Hebron
(e) Nablus

Q13. Govardhan Eco Village, set up by the ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) has won a Smart Village award for being a sustainable project instituted by the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO). This village is located in which of the following state?
(a) Tripura
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Karnataka
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q14. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has recently inaugurated the second meeting of NPDRR in New Delhi. What does ‘RR’ stands for in NPDRR?
(a) Rail Road
(b) Reserve Risk
(c) Risk Reduction
(d) Random Risk
(e) Risk Reward

Q15. Asian Wrestling Championship 2017 was concluded recently in ____________.
(a) Chennai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Beijing
(d) Shanghai
(e) Indonesia

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