7 Jul 2017

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



Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Exams 2017 (5thJuly 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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1). Which of the following state has become the last state to pass the GST bill in the state?
Haryana
Jammu and Kashmir
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
1).Answer: B)
Explanation: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly adopted a resolution to implement the goods and services tax (GST), bringing the state’s indirect taxation into the new unified tax regime that the rest of the country adopted on 1 July at a landmark ceremony in Parliament. With this Jammu and Kashmir has become the last state to pass the GST bill in the state.

2). The 10TH India-Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee (TEJC) Meeting was held in which of the following city?

Bengaluru
Chennai
Hyderabad
Mumbai
New Delhi
2).Answer: E)
Explanation: The 10TH India-Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee (TEJC) Meeting was held in New Delhi under the co-chairs of Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce and Industry, (India) and Mr. Yarub Qudah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply (Jordan). The two leaders also inked the revised Economic and Trade Cooperation Agreement between India and Jordan, aiming at boosting and diversifying bilateral trade relations, in addition to promote economic, trade and investment cooperation based on the principle of equity, non-discrimination.

3). Which of the following person has inaugurated the 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue recently?
Pranab Mukerjee
Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Sushma Swaraj
PM Modi
Venkaiah Naidu
3).Answer: C)
Explanation: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has inaugurated the 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue. Under this program, the premier annual track 1.5 event to discuss politico-security, economic and socio-cultural engagement between India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Delhi. The theme for Delhi Dialogue 9 is 'India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years'.

4). What is the theme for 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue?
India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years
India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the Next generation
India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the poor people
India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the agriculture
None of the above
4). Answer: A)
Explanation: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has inaugurated the 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue. Under this program, the premier annual track 1.5 event to discuss politico-security, economic and socio-cultural engagement between India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Delhi. The theme for Delhi Dialogue 9 is 'India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years'.

5).5th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held recently in which of the following city?
Delhi, India
Pune, India
Beijing, China
Shangai, China
Moscow, Russia
Answer: C)
Explanation: Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held in Beijing, China. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, India. The delegation of all the five BRICS countries participated in the two-day deliberations. Javadekar highlighted some of the initiatives of the Govt. of India in education. He specifically spoke about the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), SWAYAM platform which has already hosted over 480 courses online, research initiative IMPRINT and Smart India Hackathon.

6). The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) signed an agreement with four private banks recently.Which of the following is not the one in the agreement?
ICICI Bank
HDFC Bank
YES Bank
Axis Bank
Kotak Mahindra
6).Answer: C)
Explanation: The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) signed an agreement with four private banks and Bank of Baroda for collection of provident fund dues from employers and payments to its subscribers. This is the first time that the EPFO has tied up with private banks – namely, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Earlier, only State Bank of India was authorised to collect contributions from employers and make payment to employees. The move will help the EPFO save about 300 crore rupees annually as the five banks have agreed to zero transaction charges.

7). China based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced how much loan amount to build access roads across 4,000 villages in Gujarat recently?
USD329 million
USD300 million
USD257 million
USD276 million
USD427 million
7).Answer: A)
Explanation: China based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced its approval to a $329 million loan to build access roads across 4,000 villages in Gujarat. The funds have been approved to construct road linkages for last-mile connectivity to schools and tribal areas in 33 districts of the state.

8). Which of the following person has appointed as Himachal Pradesh DGP recently?
Dinesh Milangi
Veera Kumar Purohit
Rakesh Rakkani
Somesh Goyal
None of the above
8). Answer: D
Explanation: Somesh Goyal, a 1984-batch IPS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as the State’s Director General of Police (DGP). He replaces Sanjay Kumar who has been appointed as director general of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).)
Explanation: National Green Tribunal chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.

9). Pradeep Kumar Rawat appointed as the next Ambassador of India to which of the following country recently?
Sri Lanka
Qatar
Cuba
Ghana
Indonesia
9). Answer: E)
Explanation: Pradeep Kumar Rawat has presently a Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Indonesia. Rawat, an Indian ForeignService (IFS) officer of the 1990 batch, is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

10). India won the Asian snooker team championship held at which of the following country?
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Tanzania
Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan
10).Answer: D)
Explanation: India’s leading cueist Pankaj Advani teamed up with Laxman Rawat to demolish Pakistan in the final of the Asian Team Snooker championship held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

11.Which of the following electronic giant recently plans to launch a standalone smart speaker powered by its own voice assistant technology 'Bixby'?
Sony
Motorola
Samsung
Nokia
None of the above
11).Explanation: South Korean electronics maker Samsung plans to launch a standalone smart speaker powered by its own voice assistant technology 'Bixby', according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The speaker, codenamed Vega, has been in the works for over a year. If launched, the speaker will compete with Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod, and Google Home.
Answer: C

12). Which of the following Tech Giant recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA) to equip 55,000 schools across 23 Indian states with digital classrooms?
IBM
Microsoft
Oracle
Apple
Google
12).Explanation: Microsoft India signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA) to equip 55,000 schools across 23 Indian states with digital classrooms. This partnership aims to create an enabling ecosystem for schools to improve accessibility, affordability, and quality of education. NISA currently caters to over 90 lakh students across the country.
Answer: B


13). Which of the following player has been named the Test captain by the Pakistan Cricket Board recently?
Sarfraz Ahmed
Azhar Ali
Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Hafeez
Shoaib Malik
13).Explanation: Pakistan's limited-overs captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been named the side's Test captain by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday. Sarfraz recently led the Pakistani cricket team to its maiden Champions Trophy title. The 30-year-old wicketkeeper will take over from Misbah-ul-Haq, who stepped down as the Test side's skipper after Pakistan's series.
Answer: A


14). What is the full form of NDRF?
National Disaster Response Force
National Defence Response Force
National Defence Research Facility
National Defence Research Foundation
None of the above
14). Explanation: National Disaster Response Force is the full form of NDRF.
Answer: A




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