Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS PO, RRB 2017 - August - Set 1


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of Current Affairs Quiz for upcoming IBPS PO, IBPS RRB, IBPS Clerk, OICL AO & UIIC Assistant 2017 from August, 2017.


1. After passing of the NABARD Bill 2017 by Lok Sabha the authorised capital of NABARD will be increased to ____________.
(1) ₹5000 crore
(2) ₹50000 crore
(3) ₹40000 crore
(4) ₹30000 crore
(5) ₹45000 crore


2. Which of the following bank did recently announce the availability of payment platform Samsung Pay for their Debit Cards?
(1) Axis Bank
(2) HDFC Bank
(3) State Bank of India
(4) Canara Bank
(5) Kotak Mahindra Bank


3. Name the first Indian city to launch Helicopter Taxi service.
(1) Chennai
(2) Mumbai
(3) Kochi
(4) New Delhi
(5) Bengaluru


4. For which of the following purpose did the Union Government recently launch a portal, “e-RaKAM”?
(1) For farmers who want to avail crop-loans online
(2) To increase partnership between Farmers & Companies
(3) For selling of Agricultural Produce
(4) To export Agricultural Produce outside India
(5) None of the above


5. With an aim to eliminate all subsidies by March 2018, the Union Government has ordered state-run oil companies to raise subsidised cooking gas, LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), prices by ______________ every month.
(1) ₹5
(2) ₹4
(3) ₹10
(4) ₹12
(5) ₹7


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6. Akshay Kumar was recently appointed as the brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission in which of the following state?
(1) Uttar Pradesh
(2) Punjab
(3) Haryana
(4) Madhya Pradesh
(5) Maharashtra


7. What is the Reverse repo rate as of 18th August, 2017?
(1) 6.25%
(2) 5.50%
(3) 6.50%
(4) 5.75%
(5) 5.25%


8. Sahyadri Tiger Reserve is located in which state?
(1) Madhya Pradesh
(2) Maharashtra
(3) Uttar Pradesh
(4) Gujarat
(5) Uttarakhand


9. The government has made Aadhaar number mandatory for the registration of death from _________.
(1) 1 November, 2017
(2) 1 January, 2018
(3) 1 March, 2018
(4) 1 October, 2017
(5) 2 October, 2017


10. India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility was inaugurated in Hyderabad. It is a joint venture between India & __________.
(1) Japan
(2) Russia
(3) Israel
(4) United States of America
(5) Germany


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11. S. Aparna, an IAS officer from Gujarat cadre has been appointed as Executive Director, World Bank to represent the constituency of _________________.
(1) India
(2) Bangladesh
(3) Bhutan
(4) Sri Lanka
(5) All of them


12. Which of the following nation did recently inaugurated world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge?
(1) Switzerland
(2) Denmark
(3) Sweden
(4) Finland
(5) Canada


13. 2024 Summer Olympics will be held in ___________.
(1) Tokyo
(2) Paris
(3) Los Angeles
(4) Athens
(5) Vancouver


14. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working along with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to co-develop and launch NISAR mission by the year _________.
(1) 2022
(2) 2020
(3) 2023
(4) 2024
(5) 2021


15. Pushpa Mitra Bhargava, who recently passed away, was a renowned ________.
(1) Politician
(2) Scientist
(3) Author
(4) Actor
(5) Economist


16. Which of the following state did recently announce compulsory retirement for non-performing teachers & officials above 50?
(1) Madhya Pradesh
(2) West Bengal
(3) Gujarat
(4) Bihar
(5) Assam



Answers:

1. (4) The Bill enables exit of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and increase authorised capital of the development institution six times to Rs 30000 crore.

2. (3) The State Bank of India (SBI) and Samsung India announced the availability of payment platform Samsung Pay for higher variants of SBI debit Card.

3. (5) Bengaluru has launched a helicopter taxi service from its International airport (Kempegowda International Airport, KIA) to Electronics city, becoming the first in the country to do so.

4. (3) The Union Government on 1 August 2017 launched a portal, e-RaKAM, to provide a platform to sell agricultural produce.

5. (2) With an aim to eliminate all subsidies by March 2018, the Union Government has ordered state-run oil companies to raise subsidised cooking gas, LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), prices by four rupees per cylinder every month.

6. (1)

7. (4) Reverse repo rate has been cut by 0.25 per cent to 5.75 per cent.

8. (2)

9. (4)

10. (3) India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility, a joint venture between the $2.5 billion Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd., was inaugurated near Hyderabad.

11. (5) S. Aparna, an IAS officer from Gujarat cadre has been appointed as Executive Director, World Bank to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for three years.

12. (1) Switzerland is now home to the world's longest suspension footbridge that was inaugurated on 29 July 2017.

13. (2)

14. (5)

15. (2)


16. (4) The Bihar Government on 3 August 2017 informed that it has decided to compulsory retirement to the non-performing head masters, teachers and education department officials above the age of 50 years.  















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