Current Affairs Practice Quiz for IBPS SBI, RBI & Other Bank Exams (Based on THE HINDU) : SET - 82
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Practice Quiz for IBPS SBI, RBI & Other Bank Exams
Q1. The first portion of the railways' long-awaited Dedicated Freight
Corridor (DFC) will become operational by March 2018 between Ateli
(e) None of the given options is true
Q2. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has organized a two day
seminar on Bondedlabor from today. The seminar will cover various aspects
related to the prevalence of bonded labor and challenges in its elimination,
relief and rehabilitation of the rescued bonded laborers. Who is the working
Chairperson of NHRC?
(a) Justice J.S. Khehar
(b) Justice RanjanGogoi
(c) Justice R.K. Misra
(d) Justice H.L. Dattu
(e) Justice JastiChelameswar
Q3. In the United States, National Security Adviser ______________ has resigned
over his contacts with Russia, recently. He was alleged to have discussed US
sanctions with the Russian Ambassador before President Donald Trump took office.
(a) Michael Flynn
(b) Fumio Kishida
(c) Boby Jindal
(d) Santa Barbara
(e) Jim Carr
Q4. The first ever ITTF World Tour event in India have begun recently at the
Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi. This event in India Open also happens to
be the biggest ever ITTF event in terms of prize money. What is the prize money
of this event?
(a) 5.5 lakh US dollar
(b) 3 lakh US dollar
(c) 2.5 lakh US dollar
(d) 1 lakh US dollar
(e) 1.5 lakh US dollar
Q5. NITI Aayog is preparing a model contract farming law, which would connect
farmers to the food processing industry. A model law on contract farming will be
prepared and circulated among the states for adoption soon. Who among the
following is Chairperson NITI ayog?
(b) Shri V.K. Saraswat
(e) None of the above options is true
Q6. India’s first floating elementary school particularly for drop outs has
been inaugurated on the Loktaklakeat LangolsabiLeikai of ChampuKhangpok floating
village on the occasion of World Wetlands Day, recently. 'World Wetlands Day' is
(a) 1st February
(b) 2nd February
(c) 3rd February
(d) 4th February
(e) 5th February
Q7. India's leading agriculture and FMCG company ____________ has signed an
agreement with Baba Ramdev-promoted PatanjaliAyurved Ltd for physical refining
and packaging of edible oils.
(a) RasoyaProtiens Ltd
(b) Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd
(c) Vimal Oil and Foods Ltd
(d) Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd
(e) None of the above options is correct
Q8. A famous Housing finance firm said its promoter Canara Bank will divest
up to 13.45 per cent stake in the company by the end of March 2017, recently.
What is name of this firm?
(a) LIC Housing Finance
(b) CanFin Homes
(c) HDFC Home Loan
(d) HSBC Home Loan
(e) India Bulls Home Loan
Q9. The AIADMK general secretary removed caretaker Chief Minister O
Panneerselvam from primary membership of the party and appointed a new person as
legislature leader. Who is the newly appointed legislature leader of AIDMK?
(a) V.K. Sasikala
(b) Jaya Lalita
(c) V.N. Sudhakaran
(d) Edapadi K. Palanisamy
(e) S.K. Sadashivam
Q10. National Career Services (NCS) and JeevanPraman Facility for EPFO
Pensioners has been Launched in Hyderabad Post Office, recently. It was launched
(b) Pranab Mukherjee
(d) Chandra Babu Naidu
(e) P.C. Dutta
Q11. NASA has selected two proposals for the development of a technology that
could help astronauts breathe a little easier on deep space, long-duration
missions. The agency will invest as much as $2 million and 24 months for the
development of each proposal into a complete and integrated system for NASA
testing. What is the name of that technology?
(a) Carbon eliminating technology
(b) Ionized Chamber Technology
(c) None of the given options are correct
(d) Vacuum Space Technology
(e) Oxygen Recovery Technology
Q12. A famous that makes optical networking products has recently filed draft
papers with capital markets regulator SEBI to raise funds through an initial
public offering. What is the name of that company?
(a) Tejas Networks
(b) Kiran Networking Company
(c) Shaurya Networks
(d) A.K. Mitra Networks
(e) Sunrise Optics
Q13. After transforming the lives of villagers in PuttamrajuKandriga in Andhra
Pradesh, Indian cricket icon and RajyaSabha MP Sachin Tendulkar is now set to
adopt a village in Osmanabad (Maharashtra) under the SansadAdarsh Gram Yojna.
Name of that village is ____________.
Q14. Netherland native Germaine de Randamie defeated Holly Holm by (7-3) to
claim the UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion at the UFC 208 in _________
(a) New York
(c) Washington D.C.
Q15. A leading Private sector Indian company had signed a Master Ship Repair
Agreement (MSRA) with the U.S. Navy to maintain the vessels of its Seventh Fleet
involving 100 vessels operating in the Indian Ocean, recently.
(a) Mahindra Group
(b) Bharat Forge Ltd
(c) TATA Power
(d) Larsen and Toubro Ltd
(e) Reliance Defense and Engineering