So much is happening around the globe every day that unless you keep yourself abreast of these updates you cannot adjust yourself to deal with the GA section of any exam smoothly and easily. Current Affairs not only play an important role in letting you get through the GA Section of the Bank Exams but the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds of various examinations. So, here are a few must-do General Knowledge questions and answers on current affairs, being provided to you by Bankersadda to help you make your grip stronger on Current Affairs.
Q1. Philippe Coutinho has recently become the second most expensive player after his transfer from team Liverpool to the team Barcelona. He is from which country?
Q2. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in _______________ on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
Q3. Union Minister of Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan dedicated India’s fastest and first multi-petaflops supercomputer named ____________ to the nation.
Q4. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is commemorated across the nation to mark the _______________.
Answer: Return of Mahatma Gandhi
Q5. Which city has become first in the world to launch common card for rides on public buses and the metro?
Q6. Name the Indian who made history after winning India’s first ever international medal in skiing.
Answer: Aanchal Thakur
Q7. The World Bank has recently projected India’s growth rate at _______ in 2018.
Answer: 7.3 percent
Q8. Name the bank that has tied up with National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) to provide financial assistance for economic empowerment of persons belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) families.
Answer: Punjab National Bank
Q9. Flipkart’s payments arm PhonePe has partnered mobile wallet company __________ to allow the latter’s customers pay for transactions at PhonePe’s partner merchants.
Q10. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has appointed ________ as Managing Director and CEO of the organization.
Answer: Dilip Asbe
Q11. Sivan K was appointed as the 9th chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). He has replaced __________.
Answer: A.S. Kiran Kumar
Q12. President Ram Nath Kovind has recently inaugurated the three-day International Dharma-Dhamma conference in ___________.
Q13. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a concept of ‘Virtual ID’ to further strengthen privacy and security of Aadhaar number holders. Who is the present Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of UIDAI?
Answer: Ajay Bhushan Pandey
Q14. With which of the following country, the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) signed an MoU for co-operation between industries in Gujarat and the East Asian country?
Answer: South Korea
Q15. Name the Indian-origin businessman who has been appointed as the Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).