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

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Exams 2017 (15th 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).World youth skills day is observed on which of the following day?

  1. July 12th
  2. July 10th
  3. July 15th
  4. July 16th
  5. July 14th

2).What is the theme for the world youth skills days 2017?

  1. Skills of youth
  2. Skills for all
  3. Skillful Youth
  4. Skillful Nation
  5. None of the above

3).The Centre has released advance grant-in-aid of how many crore to Arunachal Pradesh for rescue and relief operations on account of flash floods?

  1. 20 crore
  2. 21 crore
  3. 75 crore
  4. 75 crore
  5. 30 crore

4).Which of the following Airport Ranked First in Customer Satisfaction Index Survey?

  1. Chennai Airport
  2. New Delhi Airport
  3. Mumbai Airport
  4. Raipur Airport
  5. Udaipur Airport

5).What is the India’s rank on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs)?

  1. 110th
  2. 106th
  3. 112th
  4. 116th
  5. 120th

6).Which of the following country recently Launches 73 satellites in one go?

  1. China
  2. USA
  3. India
  4. Russia
  5. Japan

7).Which of the following bank gets $150 mn from OPIC to fund SME lending?

  1. ICICI Bank
  2. AXIS Bank
  3. YES Bank
  4. HDFC Bank
  5. Federal Bank

8).Which of the following person recently receives Honorary Membership from Jodhpur Guide Association?

  1. Aamir Khan
  2. Salman Khan
  3. Amithab Bhachan
  4. Shah Rukh Khan
  5. None of the above

9).Sundar Singh wins gold at World Para Athletics Championships 2017. He belongs to which sport?

  1. Shot Put
  2. Swimming
  3. Javelin Throw
  4. 100m Running
  5. Slow Walk

10).World Para Athletic Championships 2017 held in which of the following city?

  1. Tokyo
  2. London
  3. Odisha
  4. Kochi
  5. Berlin

Answers:

1)c   2)b   3)e   4)d   5)d   6)d   7)c   8)d   9)c   10)b

Explanation:

1). C) World youth skills day is observed on July 15th

2). B) ‘Skills for all’ is the theme of the world youth skills day.

3). E) The Centre has released advance grant-in-aid of Rs 51.30 crore to Arunachal Pradesh for rescue and relief operations on account of flash floods.

4). D) Raipur’s Swami Vivekananda Airport was once again ranked first in Customer Satisfaction among 49 airports in the country.

5). D) India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs). The SDG Index and Dashboards Report produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung shows that world leaders need to strengthen their joint efforts to realise the 17 global goals.

6). D)Russian space agency Roscosmos successfully launched ‘Kanopus-V-IK’ Earth imaging satellite and 72 microsatellites into orbit on a single rocket. This comes after ISRO launched a world record 104 satellites at once earlier this year, breaking Russia’s previous record of 37 satellites. The microsatellites include 62 Cube Sats developed by US and others made by Japan, Germany, and Canada.

7). C) Yes Bank has received $ 150 million funding from the US government and Wells Fargo to increase lending to support women entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises in India. OPIC will provide $ 75 million in financing and up to $ 75 million in syndicated financing jointly arranged by Wells Fargo Bank to Yes Bank.

8). D) Shah Rukh Khan receives Honorary Membership from Jodhpur Guide Association

9). C) India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar claimed gold medal in men’s javelin throw event at the World Para Athletic Championships taking place in London. He attempted his personal best, an effort of 60.36m in the men’s javelin throw F46, which was enough for him to take the top spot and open India’s medal tally.

10). B) World Para Athletic Championships 2017 held in London.

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