Current Affairs Questions for Syndicate Bank PO Exam 2018: 21st Jan 2018

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Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 20th Jan

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. Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced the list of nine new Smart Cities. Which among the following is not one of them?
(a) Silvassa
(b) Diu
(c) Moradabad
(d) Panaji
(e) Kavaratti

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Q2. India has joined the Australia Group export control regime and has become the _____________ Member of that Group.
(a) 45th
(b) 43rd
(c) 40th
(d) 36th
(e) 32nd

Q3. President Ram Nath Kovind unveiled a book on heartfulness techniques and principles titled ‘The Heartfulness Way’. This book is authored by ____________.
(a) Jhumpa Lahiri
(b) Amish Tripathi
(c) Kamlesh D. Patel
(d) Preeti Sheno
(e) Vikram Chandra

Q4. Indian Naval Ship Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy’s largest ship and its sole aircraft carrier was formally affiliated to the Indian Army’s highly-decorated ______________ Regiment.
(a) Bihar
(b) Punjab
(c) 11 Gorkha Rifles
(d) Madras
(e) Kumaon

Q5. Name the Famous Cartoonist who passed away passed away recently at the age of 86.
(a) R. K. Laxman
(b) Mario Miranda
(c) Abu Abraham
(d) Chandi Lahiri
(e) Aseem Trivedi

Q6. Banking finance company AU Small Finance Bank has signed an MoU with LIC to offer PMJJBY Scheme. What does ‘JJ’ Stands for in PMJJBY?
(a) Jeevan Jigyasa
(b) Jeevan Jagran
(c) Jeevan Josh
(d) Jeevan Janani
(e) Jeevan Jyoti

Q7. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has recently celebrated its __________ Raising Day.
(a) 15th
(b) 10th
(c) 13th
(d) 18th
(e) 9th

Q8. According to a census by the Reserve Bank of India, name the country that was the largest source of foreign investment in India.
(a) Singapore
(b) Mauritius
(c) UK
(d) USA
(e) Japan

Q9. Who is the present Director General of National Disaster Response Force?
(a) R K Jain
(b) Sanjay Kumar
(c) Ravi Joesh Kokku
(d) Rajiv Jain
(e) Pramod Singh

Q10. Who is the present MD and CEO of AU Small Finance Bank?
(a) Mannil Venugopalan
(b) Uttam Tibbrewal
(c) Sanjay Agarwal
(d) Krishan Kant Rathi
(e) Jyoti Narang

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