16 May 2017

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for Upcoming SBI PO Exams 2017

[Dated: 16th May] Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for Upcoming SBI PO Exams (12th May 2017):
Dear Readers, Here we have given the Current Affairs GK questions based on the previous days Daily Current Affairs updates. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming Banking exams can use these questions.

1). The International Nurse day is being observed on Which date?
a)   12 May
b)   13 May
c)   10 May
d)   8 May
e)   7 May

2).  Who among the following is chaired the 28th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council?
a)   President of India
b)   Prime Minister of India
c)   Union Home Minister
d)   Textile Minister
e)   Electronics and IT Minister

3).  Which of the following department has launched a new e-facility to link a person's Aadhaar with the Permanent Account Number (PAN)?
a)   Finance Ministry
b)   UIDAI
c)   IBBI
d)   Income Tax
e)   MMTC

4).  Which State government has formed an expert committee to study the impact of 'Seemai Karuvelam' trees?
a)   Maharashtra
b)   Madhya Pradesh
c)   Manipur
d)   Tamil Nadu
e)   Kerala

5).  Which State government increases disability pension of labourers from Rs 300 to Rs 3,000?
a)   Haryana
b)   Punjab
c)   Uttar Pradesh
d)   Manipur
e)   Kerala

6).  The Election Commission of India has launched which of the following system for citizen from any part of the country to call on the toll-free number and get their query or complaint addressed at any time of the day in Hindi or English?
a)   National Admission Centre
b)   National Addressing- Mean Centre
c)   Statewide Contact Centre
d)   National Grievance Hub
e)   National Contact Centre

7). In Which of the following City in Gujarat would be hosting the biggest ever International Yoga Day event on 21 June 2017?
a)   Surat
b)   Bhuj
c)   Nadiad
d)   Ahmedabad
e)   Dwarka

8).  The Science Express which objective is to arouse interest of the young people in the field of science and technology is
a)   Technology Express Climate Action Special
b)   Science Express Climate Action Special
c)   Science Passenger Climate Action Special
d)   Science Express Climate Action Speed
e)   Science Express Conditional Action Special

9).  Indian Army has planned to re-introduce (CASO) as a part of its counter terrorism operations after a gap of 15 years. In CASO, S defines,
a)   Synchronies
b)   Safety
c)   System
d)   Search
e)   Symptom

10).  India's first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at Gujarat International Finance-Tec City (GIFT)  entered into an agreement with Which of the following to collaborate on efforts for Skill Development in the field of International Financial Services & Regulations?
a)   IIM, Bangalore
b)   IIT, Madras
c)   Delhi University
d)   IIM, Ahmadabad
e)   Gujarat National Law University

11).  Which of the following two minesweepers of the Indian Navy were decommissioned and bid adieu at a ceremony in the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai after being in service for over 30 years?
a)   INS Karwar and INS Kakinada
b)   INS Vikrant and INS Karwar
c)   INS Frigates and INS Corvettes
d)   INS Patrol vessels and INS Auxiliary Fleet
e)   INS Vikramaditya and INS Kakinada

12).  Which Organisation is now offering home delivery of rail tickets and will allow passengers to make payment through any payment mode, including cash?
a)   IDBI
b)   IBBI
c)   IRCTC
d)   BSE
e)   Paytm

13). Which Country declared an end to public health emergency for the Zika virus after about 18 months of fight against this mosquito-borne virus?
a)   Bangladesh
b)   Paris
c)   Poland
d)   Brazil
e)   Spain

14).  Which Bank has become the first lender to classify Videocon Industries as a bad loan?
a)   BOI
b)   IDBI
c)   PNB
d)   SBI
e)   Dena

15). The Finance Ministry has set up an Investor Facilitation Platform to provide information about stocks of public sector units. The Name of the Platform is
a)   FIPM
b)   GIRU
c)   DIPAM
d)   DIPM
e)   SIRYM

16).  Who among the following Indian Cricket Player is awarded honorary life membership of Marylebone Cricket Club?
a)   Praveen Kumar
b)   Vinay Kumar
c)   Dilip Vengsarkar
d)   Syed Kirmani
e)   V V S Laxman

17). Who has been appointed as the Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University?
a)   Rajiv Rai
b)   Dinesh Kumar Sarraf
c)   Kiran Kumar
d)   V K Saraswat
e)   Sudhir Gupta

18). Who has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to France?
a)   Fatma Samoura
b)   Rahul Johri
c)   Anthony Lake
d)   Naushad Forbes
e)   Vinay Mohan Kwatra

19). Who has been elected as head of FIFA's governance committee at the world football governing body's 67th Congress in Bahrain's capital city of Manama?
a)   Mukul Mudgal
b)   Ashish Chauhan
c)   Filippo Grandi
d)   Sushil Chandra
e)   Risto Siilasmaa

20). In a promising step for Indian basketball, the national Basketball Association (NBA) inaugurated its first ever academy in which of the following Indian Cities?
a)   Bangalore
b)   Mumbai
c)   Lucknow
d)   Greater Noida
e)   Allahabad