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

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Exams 2017 (21st 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.

1).Which of the following state government recently launched a special portal called “Janahitha” to receive complaints from the public?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Haryana
  3. Telangana
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. Bihar

2).India’s first Eco-bridges for the movement of tigers will be constructed in which of the following state?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Odisha
  5. Telangana

3).Which of the following person recently inaugurated the Bicentenary celebration of Paika Rebellion of Odisha?

  1. PM Modi
  2. Makesh Sharma
  3. Venkaiah Naidu
  4. Jual Oram
  5. Pranab Mukherjee

4).Which of the following tech giant recently has launched ‘Hire’, a recruiting app for small- and medium-sized businesses?

  1. Microsoft
  2. IBM
  3. Google
  4. Oracle
  5. Apple

5).Which of the following Bank offers up to Rs 15 lakh instant personal loan via ATMs?

  1. AXIS Bank
  2. SBI
  3. HDFC Bank
  4. ICICI Bank
  5. Punjab National Bank

6).MoU between Indian Army and DRDO to raise MRSAM defence system. What is MRSAM?

  1. Minimum Range Surface to Air Missiles
  2. Medium Range Superfast Air Missiles
  3. Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles
  4. Minimum Range Superfast Air Missiles
  5. None of the above

7).Indian Navy’s second LCU Mark IV L52 ship was formally launched in which of the following city?

  1. Chennai
  2. Goa
  3. Pune
  4. Vishakapatnam
  5. Kolkata

8).Which of the following person has been appointed as brand icon of Pro Kabaddi League franchise Tamil Thalaivas?

  1. Kamal Haasan
  2. M S Dhoni
  3. Abhishek Bhachan
  4. Ravichandran Ashwin
  5. Virat Kohli

9).Chester Bennington who died recently. He belongs to which of the following filed?

  1. Politics
  2. Athletics
  3. Vocalist
  4. Football
  5. Baseball

10).Additional charge of information & broadcasting ministry has been given to which of the following person, after the resignation of venkaiah Naidu?

  1. Harsh Vardan
  2. Smriti Irani
  3. Sadananda Gowda
  4. Narendra Singh Tomar
  5. Makesh Sharma

Answers with Explanation:

1). Answer: c)

Explanation: The Telangana government launched a special portal called “Janahitha” to receive complaints from the public.

2). Answer: e)

Explanation: In a first of its kind, Telangana State will have eco-friendly bridges over a canal cutting across the tiger corridor linking the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra with the forests in Telangana’s Kumram Bheem Asifabad district. The ‘eco-bridges’ will be constructed at key spots along the 72 km-long, and at some places over a kilometre wide, right flank canal of the Pranahita barrage in the Bejjur and Dahegaon mandals.

3). Answer: e)

Explanation: President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Bicentenary celebration of Paika Rebellion of Odisha organised by the Union Ministry of Culture in New Delhi. Many scholars, researchers and historians have opined that the Paika Rebellion of 1817 was India’s first organised armed rebellion against British Raj.

4). Answer: c)

Explanation: Google has launched ‘Hire’, a recruiting app for small- and medium-sized businesses that also integrates seamlessly with G Suite.  It is an move to compete with Microsoft-owned LinkedIn. “Hire makes it easy to identify talent, build strong candidate relationships and efficiently manage the interview process end-to-end”.

5). Answer: d)

Explanation: Largest private sector lender ICICI Bank will be selling personal loans of up to Rs 15 lakh through its ATMs that can be availed of by select salaried customers even if they haven’t previously applied for one. The facility offers a bouquet of features – swift application in simple steps, multiple eligible loan amount options up to Rs. 15 lakh based on pre-checked CIBIL scores and instant transfer of the money to the customer’s account.

6). Answer: c)

Explanation: The Indian Army has signed MoU with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to raise one regiment of the advanced Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles (MRSAM) defence system.

7). Answer: e)

Explanation: Indian Navy’s second LCU Mark IV L52 ship was formally launched in Kolkata, West Bengal.

8). Answer: a)

Explanation: Kamal Haasan has been appointed brand icon of Pro Kabaddi League franchise Tamil Thalaivas.

9). Answer: c)

Explanation: American rock band Linkin Park’s lead vocalist Chester Bennington (41) died by committing suicide.

10). Answer: b)

Explanation: Additional charge of information & broadcasting ministry has been given to  Smriti Irani.

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