12 Jul 2017

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

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Exams 2017 (10th 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).First Edition of WINGS 2017 – “Sab Uden, Sab Juden”- Expanding Regional Connectivity Hosted in which of the following city?

Bengaluru
New Delhi
Chennai
Mumbai
Kolkata
1). Answer: B
Explanation: The First edition of WINGS 2017 – “Sab Uden, Sab Juden”- Expanding Regional Connectivity was hosted in New Delhi by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The Plenary session was chaired by the Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju.

2). Anti-Copying bill will be introduced by which of the following state government?
Madhya Pradesh
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
2). Answer: D
Explanation: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to introduce an 'Anti-Copying' Bill in the upcoming assembly session to check for cheating in the state examinations.

3). President Pranab Mukherjee has launched digital initiatives over e-education. Which of the following is not the initiative?
Swayam
Swayam Seva
Swayam Prabha
National Academic Depository
Both a) & c)
3). Answer: B
Explanation: President Pranab Mukherjee has launched digital initiatives - Swayam, Swayam Prabha and National Academic Depository - in New Delhi to push e-education in the country. The aim of the initiatives is to raise the Gross Enrollment Ratio in the higher education from 24.5 to 30 by 2020.

4). Who has been organized the First International Aviation Security seminar recently?
National Security Guard
Reliance Aviation sector
TATA arms & Aviation Ltd
ISRO
None of the above
4). Answer: A
Explanation: The Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (I/C) Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy attended the second day of the first International Aviation Security Seminar in Manesar Haryana. National Security Guard (NSG) has organized the seminar, with the aim of bringing all major stakeholders under one roof and facilitate them sharing views/opinion, discussions, brainstorming with the matters concerning Aviation Security. Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy also hoisted the National Flag at NSG Campus, during the National Flag Foundation program. It is the India's 67th Flagpole and 26th highest Monumental Flagpole.

5). First International Aviation Security seminar recently held at which of the following place?
Mumbai
Bengaluru
Guntur
Hyderabad
Haryana
5). Answer: E
Explanation: The Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (I/C) Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy attended the second day of the first International Aviation Security Seminar in Manesar Haryana.

6). India is going to invite the 10 leaders of ASEAN for which of the following function?
2018 Independence day
2017 Independence day
2018 New year
2018 Republic day
Either a) or Either b)
6). Answer: D
Explanation: India is going to invite the 10 leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as Chief Guests for 2018 Republic Day celebrations. If this happens, the Republic Day 2018 would be the first Republic Day event that will have so many leaders as the chief guests.

7). Nepal SBI launches first paperless Banking services recently. What is the name of the service?
SBI PAPERLESS
SBI DIGITAL
SBI INTOUCH
SBI PAPER FREE
SBI DIGITOUCH
7). Answer: C
Explanation: Nepal SBI Bank, a subsidiary of the State Bank of India, launched its fully automatic digital banking services in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. This is for the first time the State Bank of India has expanded the paperless banking system outside India. Digital banking provides various services including cash deposit, the opening of new accounts, distribution of debit card, ATM and online banking information on the touch of the screen. Customers can avail the services from SBI Intouch Bank. The digital banking unit also has a robot, which provides important information to customers in an interactive manner.

8). Who has been appointed as Director General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DG GSTI)?
James Joseph
James Mathew
John Joseph
Rakesh Rakkani
None of the above
8). Answer: C
Explanation: A key intelligence agency tasked with checking evasion of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has got its new chief. Senior bureaucrat John Joseph has been appointed Director General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DG GSTI).

9). Who has won the Austrian Grand Prix 2017?
Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel
Daniel Ricciardo
None of the above
9). Answer: B
Explanation: Valtteri Bottas won the Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel finishing a mere 0.6 of a second.

10). Lewis Hamilton is the formula 1 driver, he drives for which of the following company recently?
Ferrari
Audi
Mercedes
RED BULL Racing
KIA motors
10). Answer: C
Explanation: Lewis Hamilton is the formula 1 driver, he drives for Mercedes.