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

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS& Upcoming Exams 2017 (4thJuly 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.Recently the traditional slush-track buffalo race of which of the following state are cleared with the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill, 2017, successfully got the presidential approval?

Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Karnataka
Telangana
Haryana

1). Answer: C
Explanation: The traditionalslush-track buffalo race ofcoastal Karnataka — arecleared with thePrevention ofCruelty to Animals (KarnatakaAmendment) Bill, 2017, finallygettingthe presidential approval.

2. TERI has been ranked ______, in the global climate think tank category?

3rd
5th
1st
2nd
4th
2). Answer: D
Explanation: The Energy ResourcesInstitute (TERI) has beenranked as the second bestclimatethink tank in theworld. The rankings werereleased by the International CenterforClimate Governance, whichfocuses on the design ofclimate policy and relatedgovernance issues.


3. Recently TERI named as one of the top organizations in the climate think tank category.What is the full form of TERI?

The Environment Resources Implementation
The Environment Resources Institute
The Energy Resources Institute
The Energy Resources Implementation
None of the above
3). Answer: C
Explanation: The Energy ResourcesInstitute (TERI) has beenranked as the second bestclimatethink tank in theworld. The rankings werereleased by the International CenterforClimate Governance, whichfocuses on the design ofclimate policy and relatedgovernance issues.


4. Which of the following person has released a photo book titled "President Pranab Mukherjee - A Statesman" recently?

PM Modi
Hamid Ansari
Venkaiah Naidu
Sonia Gandhi
PrathibaPatil
4). Answer: A
Explanation: The Prime Minister NarendraModi has released a photo book titled "President Pranab Mukherjee - A Statesman", at an event in RashtrapatiBhawan. He presented the first copy of the book to the President. The book is a comprehensive photographic record of India's 13th president. It covers Mukherjee's presidency and documents his various roles, the statement said. Union ministers ArunJaitley, PrakashJavadekar and Vijay Goel besides BJP veteran L K Advani were also present on the occasion.


5. Reliance Corporate Advisory Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Capital, has invested how much amount in Billionloans Financial Services recently?

7 crore rupees
70 crore rupees
17 crore rupees
700 crore rupees
7000 crore rupees
5). Answer: A
Explanation: Reliance Corporate AdvisoryServices Ltd., a whollyownedsubsidiary ofRelianceCapital, hasinvested 7 crore rupees inBillionloans FinancialServices, a start-up thatfocuses on facilitatingloans. V. Balakrishnan,former board member ofInfosys, iscurrently thechairman of Billionloans.Billionloans would initiallyfocus on facilitatingloansfor education andaffordable housing andpersonal loans.


6. NandanNilekani and Helion Venture’s SanjeevAggarwal have launched an investment fund called Fundamentum with a corpus of how much amount to back startups looking for growth capital?

USD 500 million
USD 100 million
USD 300 million
USD 450 million
USD 550 million
6). Answer: B
Explanation: Aadhaar architect NandanNilekani and Helion Venture’s SanjeevAggarwal have launched an investment fund called Fundamentum with a corpus of $100 million to back startups looking for growth capital. The corpus may be extended to $200 million if the fund sees more opportunities, the two founders said. The fund, which has so far closed $50 million, will see one-third of the corpus coming from Nilekani and Aggarwal. Fundamentum has already brought on board six entrepreneurs who will also invest in the fund.


7. The Centre and which of the following organization has signed a 220 million dollar loan for improving connectivity as well as transport efficiency and safety on State Highways of Rajasthan?

IMF
World Bank
AIIB
ADB
Soft Bank
7). Answer: D
Explanation: The Centre and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a 220 million dollar loan for improving connectivity as well as transport efficiency and safety on State Highways of Rajasthan.


8. The Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully test fired an indigenously developed QRSAM. What is QRSAM?

Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air-Missile
Quick Response Surface-to-Air-Missile
Quick Real-Time Surface-to-Air-Missile
Quick Range Surface-to-Air-Missile
None of these
8). Answer: A
Explanation: The Defence Research andDevelopment Organisation successfullytestfiredan indigenouslydeveloped Quick ReactionSurface-to-Air-Missile(QRSAM). It was flight testedfrom the Integrated TestRange in Chandipur, offOdisha Coast.


9. Which of the following persons has been appointed as Tata Global Beverages Ltd. (TGBL) chairman recently?

Ratan TATA
V NandhaGopal
Amitra Sharma
N. Chandrasekaran
V VenuGopal
9). Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Global Beverages Ltd.(TGBL) on Monday appointedTata Sons chairman N.Chandrasekaran as chairmanwith immediateeffect.TGBL’s board in a meetingheld on Monday approvedthe “appointmentof N. Chandrasekaran as anadditionaldirector and aschairman of the board ofthe company in place ofMr. Harish Bhat,who expresseda desire to stepdown as chairman,” thecompany said in a filingwith the BSE.

10. Who is the current Chairman of SEBI?

Ajay Shikka
RajendraMathur
Ajay Tyagi
Ratan P Watal
Tapan Ray
10). Answer: C
Explanation: The chairman of SEBI is Ajay Tyagi.


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