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 RRB/Clerk exam and all other Banking exams can use these questions.
1).Who is the first Indian captain to hit three double centuries?
Explanation: In Cricket, ViratKohli became the first Indian captain to score three double centuries in Tests. Kohli amassed his third double ton – all coming this year – as India consolidated their position in the fourth Test against England in Mumbai.
Explanation: Andhra Pradesh CM launches website of state Economic Development Board (AP-EDB) yesterday in Vijayawada. The website ‘apedb.gov.in’ is aimed at providing a repository of knowledge on investing in Andhra Pradesh, policies of various sectors and also gives the investor the various investment opportunities the state has to offer.
Explanation: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched Narmada SevaYatra at Amarkantak today. The five months long Yatra aims at turning the Narmada river pollution free and unceasing river.
Explanation: Japan launched a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station (ISS), carrying a ‘space junk’ collector that was made with the help of a fishnet company. The vessel, dubbed “Kounotori” (stork in Japanese), blasted off from the southern island of Tanegashima around 10.30pm local time attached to an H-IIB rocket.
Explanation: A nationwide toll-free helpline number ‘14444’ will be launched soon to educate people and provide support related to cashless mode of transactions. Nasscom President R Chandrashekar said government has sought the IT body’s help in providing support on a mass scale to people. He said,Nasscom is providing callcentre support to the project.
Explanation: The Hazrat Nizamuddin-Visakhapatnam train is renamed as Vizag Steel Samta Express to promote its brand Vizag Steel which was flagged off at Nizamuddin station by Mr. Prabhu and Mr. Singh in the presence of RINL Chairman-cum-Managing Director P. Madhusudan.
Explanation: Nabard will provide a grant of Rs 228 crore for deployment of point of sale machines and procurement of EMV based debit cards for farmers. Nabard Chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala said demonetisation has posed a huge challenge to the cashbased transactions in rural economy and there is a pressing need to move towards digital transactions.
Explanation: President Pranab Mukherjee has presented the Shilp Guru Awards and National Awards to master craftspersons for the year 2015 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The recipient of the award included nine Shilp Gurus and 19 National Awardees.
Explanation: Odisha-based acclaimed sculptor AdwaitaGadanayak has been appointed as the new director of National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA). He will replace Rajeev Lochan.
Explanation: Mumbai’s IqbalSayed, who works as a civil engineer with Reliance Infrastructure and Mumbai Metro, became thefirst Indian to win a medal at the Mr Olympia event, after securing a silver medal in the event.