14 Jul 2017

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Competitive Exams 2017

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Exams 2017 (11th July 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.




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Directions (Q. 1-10):
1). World Population Day is being observed globally on which of the following date?

10th July
12th July
11th July
10th June
11th June
1). Answer: C
Explanation: World Population Day is being observed globally on 11th July. The objective of the day is to increase the awareness of the people towards the worldwide population issues. The theme of this year is 'Family Planning- Empowering People, Developing Nations'. The Day was first marked on 11 July 1990 in more than 90 countries.

2). What is the theme of the World Population Day 2017?
Family Planning- Empowering People, Developing Nations
Empowering Nation, Empowering People
Unity in Nations, Empowering People
Developing Nations, Population growth
None of the above
2). Answer: A
Explanation: World Population Day is being observed globally on 11th July. The objective of the day is to increase the awareness of the people towards the worldwide population issues. The theme of this year (2017) is 'Family Planning- Empowering People, Developing Nations'. The Day was first marked on 11 July 1990 in more than 90 countries.

3). Recently which of the following state has announced the implementation of strict ban on sale of tobacco?
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Karnataka
Punjab
Uttar Pradesh
3). Answer: D
Explanation: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday directed the Health and Family Welfare Department to ensure strict implementation of the ban on sale of tobacco laced products such as ‘gutkha’ and ‘paan masala’ in the State. The source of manufacture and sale of banned products should be identified and plugged with no delay to stop the problem from escalating, the CM said, adding he noted the blatant violation of the ban.

4). Which of the following state government has announced a 3-day global conference on social justice recently?
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
4). Answer: A
Explanation: The Karnataka government has announced a 3-day global conference on social justice from July 21-23 at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru. It is aimed at commemorating the 126th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar. As many as 83 international and 149 national speakers are expected to address 2,000 participants in this conference. Theme of this conference: 'Reclaiming Social Justice, Revisiting Ambedkar'.

5). The government of India will organize a global food fair in which of the following month?
August 2017
August 2018
November 2017
November 2018
September 2017
5). Answer: C
Explanation: The government of India will organize a global food fair in November this year to provide a platform to Indian farmers and manufacturers to showcase their products and explore partnerships with foreign companies. The three-day international level fair 'World Food India 2017' is being organized on November 3-5 by the Food Processing Ministry, where industry body CII will be an event partner. The World Food India is a step aimed at creating India a 'Global Food Factory' and 'Global Food Retail Market'.

6). Which of the following person’s Blue-Bordered Sari declared as an Intellectual Property recently?
Sonia Gandhi
Sarojini Naidu
Mother Teresa
Mamata Banerjee
Indira Gandhi
6). Answer: C
Explanation: The famous blue-bordered sari of Mother Teresa, who has been canonized as Saint Teresa of Calcutta by the Vatican, has been recognized as an Intellectual Property of the Missionaries of Charity. After a series of strict legal proceedings, it was granted. This is the first time that a uniform has been made intellectual property. It has obtained “distinctive symbolic identity” of the Missionaries of Charity.

7). External Affairs Ministry is going to make its website available in which of the following language?
Germany
Russian
Korean
Japanese
Arabic
7). Answer: E
Explanation: Expanding its outreach to the Arab world, External Affairs Ministry is going to make its website available in Arabic. The portal will include speeches, briefings and other documents of the ministry, and articles written in Arabic on India and its foreign relations.

8). The Reserve Bank of India has amends order on bankruptcy action on how many NPAs?
12
10
11
9
17
8). Answer: A
Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has amended its earlier order asking banks to initiate bankruptcy proceedings against 12 companies which have outstanding loans amounting to over Rs 5,000 crore as on March 2016. The amendment, made through a notification, comes after the Gujarat High Court asked the RBI to remove the stipulation on its order last month that the 12 non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, would be granted priority at the National Company Law Tribunal. Essar Steel, one of the 12 large NPAs identified by the RBI, had approached the Gujarat High Court for the RBI proceedings.

9). Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Launches 'Aaykar Setu' To Enhance which of the following facility/functions?
E-Access of government employees
E-Access of Taxpayers
E-Access of complaint against black money
E-Access of Subsidies
None of the above
9). Answer: B
Explanation: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched 'Aaykar Setu', an e-initiative for the Income tax Department to directly communicate with the taxpayers and aimed at providing information on useful tax services. To enhance mobile access experience, a mobile responsive Android version was also released along with the desktop version. The module compiles various tax tools, live chat facility, dynamic updates, and important links to various processes within the Income Tax Department in a single module.

10). Recently Venezuela is in news. What is the currency of Venezuela?
Venezuela Dinar
Euro
Peso
Venezuela CFA Franc
Bolivar
10). Answer: E
Explanation: The currency of Venezuela is Bolivar.

11). MoU between Ministry of Health, Family Welfare and which of the following state Government has been signed recently to set up Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine?
Andhra Pradesh
West Bengal
Kerala
Punjab
Madhya Pradesh
11). Ans:- B
Explanation:- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare signed an MoU with the Government of West Bengal to formalize its support to set up a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine at Kolkata. The Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine will be set up in Kolkata. The initiative helps in strengthening the blood transfusion services in the State and the surrounding region. The government of India has approved this important initiative with an outlay of approximately Rs.200 Crores towards equipment, manpower and running costs. The land for this initiative will be provided free of cost by the State government.

12). Khaltmaa Battulga has been elected as the new president of which of the following country recently?
Nepal
Indonesia
Bangladesh
Mongolia
Uganda
12). Ans:- D
Explanation:- Mongolian Business man and Martial Arts expert Khaltmaa Battulga was sworn in as president, vowing to revive the flagging economy and pursue relations with countries outside its giant neighbors Russia and China. Battulga replaces Tsakhia Elbegdorj after the outgoing president served the maximum four-year terms for two times. Battulga inherits a $5.5 billion International Monetary Fund-led bailout intended to stabilize the economy of the debt-laden country and lessen its dependence on China, which purchases 80 percent of Mongolia's exports.