It is time to pace up your preparation with Current Affairs in 2017 for the upcoming bank and insurance exams. Current Affairs plays an important part if you want a job in the government sector as you must be aware of important news not only for the written examination but also for the Interview Phase. These G.K current affair questions and answers will also help you in preparing for banking examination.
Q1. Name the lender that has recently launched its SmartUp Zone in Kochi, an exclusive area inside the branch dedicated for start-ups.
Answer: HDFC Bank
Q2. Which digital payments company has recently launched domestic operations in India?
Q3. IDFC Bank has entered into a “strategic alliance” with mobile wallet major ____________ to launch a co-branded virtual Visa prepaid card.
Q4. Who is the present MD & CEO of IDFC Limited?
Answer: Sunil Kakkar
Q5. Who is the Present Chairman of Bank of China?
Answer: Chen Siqing
Q6. As according to a report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the air quality of ______________ is most polluted among the 42 cities monitored recently.
Q7. India’s first Cartoon Network-branded theme park is going to be launched as, Turner International India entered into a brand partnership with Rajgreen Group. In which state this park will be launched?
Q8. Life insurer__________________ has signed a corporate agency agreement with Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait B.S.C (BBK) which will help it distribute its retail and group products to BBK’s customers in India.
Answer: PNB MetLife
Q9. Which festival will be hosted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development as an Inter CCI Festival for the children who reside in Child Care Institutions (CCIs) on Children’s Day, 14th November?
Q10. Which companies approved SoftBank Group Corp.’s offer to buy a multibillion-dollar stake in the ride-hailing company?
Q11. To whom was the 3rd Indian Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR) Distinguished Indologist Award was conferred on by President Ram Nath Kovind at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan?
Answer: Hiroshi Marui
Q12. Who has been named as India’s G20 Sherpa for the Development Track of the grouping.
Answer: Shaktikanta Das
Q13. In which city the first edition of International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2017) took place recently?
Q14. Which country is going to assist India in setting up a national crisis management centre in the country to handle disaster and other emergency situations?
Q15. FSSAI has issued detailed guidelines on recall of food products and stated that the purpose is to help food business operators (FBOs) frame a proper recall plan and implement them when the situation demands. Who is the CEO of FSSAI?