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 IBPS Clerk exam and all other Banking exams can use these questions.
Explanation: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare for Signing of an Agreement between India and Kyrgyzstan on cooperation in the field of agriculture and food related industry. The Agreement provides for constitution of a Joint Working Group comprising of representatives from both countries which shall prepare plans of cooperation, provide solutions to the problems arising during the implementation of this Agreement and implementation of tasks determined by the Parties. – See more at: https://www.ibpsguide.com/2016/12/daily-current-affairs-updates-15th-DECEMNER-2016.html#sthash.sykapmSj.dpuf
2).The Indian Railways tied-up with which bank to install at least 10000 Point of Sale (POS) machines using debit or credit cards at the Public Reservation System (PRS) counters of Railways?
Explanation: The Indian Railways tied-up with the State Bank of India (SBI) to install at least 10000 Point of Sale (POS) machines using debit or credit cards at the Public Reservation System (PRS) counters of Railways.This tie-up was undertaken to promote Prime Minister NarendraModi’s decision to promote cashless transactions.
3).Name the Mobile walletlaunched by Punjab National Bank that enables a smart phone user to undertake on line transactions using the money stored in the wallet?
Explanation: Usha Ananthasubramanian, Managing Director& CEO of Punjab National Bank launched the Bank’s Mobile wallet – PNB Kitty. PNB Kitty is a digital wallet that enables a smart phone user to undertake on line transactions using the money stored in it i.e. without using debit card / credit card / internet banking and sharing sensitive information like passwords or card details.
4).Who among the following appointed as the acting chief of Life Insurance Corporation of India?
Explanation: VK Sharma, the acting chief of Life Insurance Corporation of India, is the new chairman and managing director of the nation’s biggest insurer and investor, for five years. Sharma’s future decisions would be keenly followed by investors as the government has plans to use the behemoth’s funds to build infrastructure.
5).V G Kannan took charge as Chief Executive of which among the following National offices?
Explanation: V G Kannan on Wednesday took charge as Chief Executive of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA). He succeeds M V Tanksale who demitted office as Chief Executive on August 9, 2016 after being at the helm for three years
6).A biopic titled “Blond Ambition” has been named the most admired unproduced film script currently in the Hollywood system. It is the biopic of
Explanation: Madonna’s biopic, titled Blond Ambition, was named as the best unproduced film script available at present in the Hollywood system. The biopic of Madonna topped the list of 73 scripts with 48 votes in the newly published annual Black List.
7).Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked _______ in the recently released most powerful people in the world by Forbes.
Explanation: Prime Minister NarendraModi has been ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world by Forbes. MrModi ranks 9th on the list of 74 topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin for a fourth straight year.
8).EKUVERIN Exercise is the joint military exercise between India and ______.
Explanation: The seventh edition of India, Maldives bilateral EKUVERIN Exercise 2016 began at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives.The aim of 14 day platoon level joint military exercise is to conduct military training between armies of both countries with emphasis on amphibious& counter insurgency, counter terrorism operations.
9).Which country Army has successfully test fired an enhanced version of an indigenously-designed Babur cruise missile?
Explanation: Pakistan Army has successfully test fired an enhanced version of an indigenously-designed Babur cruise missile. The missile incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy.
10).Nobel-winning Thomas Schelling dies at 95. He is related with which among the following fields?
Explanation: Nobel Prize-winning economist Thomas Schelling, who used game theory to explain nuclear strategy, has passed away, according to a colleague.
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