Current Affairs Questions for Canara Bank PO Exam 2018: 18th Feb 2018

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Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 18th 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. Japan’s government has reappointed Bank of Japan Governor _____________ for another term.
(a) Tokihiro Nakamura
(b) Kensaku Morita
(c) Shingo Mimura
(d) Haruhiko Kuroda
(e) Norihisa Satake
Q2. Addis Ababa is the Capital city of _______________.
(a) Indonesia
(b) Ethiopia
(c) Malaysia
(d) Rwanda
(e) Uganda
Q3. India’s biggest Global Conference on Pharma Industry and Medical Devices was held recently in _____________.
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mysore
(c) Bengaluru
(d) Chennai
(e) Dispur
Q4. India’s Umang App was named winner of the Best M-Government Service award in the Accessible Government category while Aadhar won the best emerging technology award at the recently concluded World Government Summit (WGS) 2018. The WGS 2018 was held recently in _______________.
(a) Dubai
(b) Riyadh
(c) New York
(d) Port Luis
(e) California
Q5. Name the lender that has recently announced the listing of the Bank’s debut US $600 million bond issue under its maiden US $1 billion medium-term note (MTN) bond on country’s first international exchange BSE’s IndiaINX at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at GIFT City.
(a) Axis Bank
(b) IDBI bank
(c) Yes Bank
(d) ICICI bank
(e) HDFC Bank
Q6. Prime Minister of Canada is on seven day visit to India for strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries. Who is the present Prime Minister of Canada?
(a) Nycole Turmel
(b) Thomas Mulcair
(c) Andrew Scheer
(d) Justin Trudeau
(e) Rona Ambrose
Q7. Name the Indian Engineer who has been honored with the Scientific and Engineering Academy Award at the Oscars Scientific and Technical Awards 2018.
(a) Vikram Limaye
(b) Vikas Sathaye
(c) Sumit Seth
(d) Viskho Akram
(e) T. Subbarao
Q8. In which of the following city, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 (WSDS 2018)?
(a) Raipur
(b) Chandigarh
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Mysore
Q9. The government of India has recently signed second Loan Agreement with New Development Bank (NDB) for the financing of Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project. The NDB Headquarters in ______________.
(a) Geneva
(b) Singapore
(c) Tokyo
(d) Beijing
(e) Shanghai

Q10. Name the newly appointed Prime Minister of Nepal.
(a) K.P. Sharma Oli
(b) Sher Bahadur Deuba
(c) Sushil Koirala
(d) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
(e) Khil Raj Regmi
Q11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral talk with visiting Iranian President in New Delhi. Who is the present President of Iran?
(a) Ali Khamenei
(b) Hashemi Rafsanjani
(c) Mohammad Khatami
(d) Hassan Rouhani
(e) Ahmadinejad
Q12. Name the country that will host 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in June 2018.
(a) Germany
(b) China
(c) Indonesia
(d) Switzerland
(e) Singapore
Q13. The space agency Roskosmos has successfully launched Progress MS-08, an unmanned cargo spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS). Roskomos is the Space agency of ____________.
(a) Germany
(b) Rome
(c) Russia
(d) China
(e) France
Q14. Name the country with which India has signed an Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation (DTAA) and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income.
(a) Russia
(b) Iran
(c) Azerbaijan
(d) Saudi Arabia
(e) Iraq
Q15. Tehran is the Capital of _____________.
(a) Rwanda
(b) Uganda
(c) UAE
(d) Iran
(e) Azerbaijan

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