Current Affairs Practice Quiz for IBPS SBI, RBI & Other Bank Exams (Based on THE HINDU) : SET - 84
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Practice Quiz for IBPS SBI, RBI & Other Bank Exams
Q1. The three-day conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel
Industries was held in New Delhi, recently. It will cover areas like Innovative
mining technology for sustainable development and advances in mine design, mine
planning and recent advancement in drilling and blasting. The conference was
inaugurated by _______________.
(a) Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy, Mines, Mr.
(b) Union steel minister, ChaudhuryBirendra Singh
(c) Union Science and Technology Minister, Mr. Harsh Vardhan
(d) Union home minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh
(e) President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee
Q2. In a momentous occasion for Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as
well as India, a record ___________ number of satellites in a single rocket
named PSLV-C37 was launched recently from the spaceport of Sriharikota of Andhra
Q3. In Laureus Awards 2017, Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Bolt and
four-time Olympic gold gymnast Biles were named sportsman and sportswoman of the
year for their 2016 achievements. Laureus Awards 2017 were held in
(d) New York
(e) Washington D C
Q4. The International Coin Fair inaugurated at ____________ district of
Kerala by the Kerala state Minister for Tourism, Cooperation and
DevaswomsKadakampallySurendran.The three day exhibition(13-15 February 2017) has
been organized by the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), recently.
Q5. The government has allocated Rs500 crore to India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)
for the financial year 2017-18 as it gears up to set up 650 branches across the
country by September 2017. The tagline of IPPB is ________________.
(a) Good people to bank with
(c) A tradition of trust
(d) Trusted bank of India
(e) Other than given in the options
Q6. International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group,
has teamed up with Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC) to conduct
training programs for NBFC. What does ‘F’ stands for in NBFC?
Q7. Kim Jong-Nam from South Korea half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim
Jong-un was assassinated mysteriously, recently. Who is the acting President of
(a) Park Geun-hye
(b) San Ki Sun
(c) Sun Chin Pi
(d) Hwang Kyo-ahn
(e) None of the given options is true
Q8. MD and CEO of United Bank of India (UBI) inaugurated the 2018th branch of
the bank at Kovaipudur in Coimbatore, plans to strengthen its presence in the
southern and western parts of India, where it is weak at present. Who is the
Acting MD and CEO of UBI?
(a) R.P. Bansal
(b) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(c) Pawan Bajaj
(d) V.K. Sharma
Q9. India is among six nations participating in a conference on Afghanistan’s
future in ___________, recently, two months after Russia hosted a similar
conference with only China and Pakistan.
(c) Washington D C
(d) New Delhi
(e) New York
Q10. IDFC Asset Management Company launched an open-ended fixed income fund
named 'COF' in Mumbai which is expected to raise the revenue of the company in
the range of Rs300 crore-500 crore within the NFO period itself. What does 'O'
stands for in COF?
Q11. India is among nine countries that will be part of a global health
network focused on improving the quality of care for new mothers and babies and
strengthen national efforts to end preventable deaths of pregnant women and
newborns by ____________.
Q12. National Crime Agency (NCA) of Britain has arrested two persons in
connection with the spot-fixing in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), recently.
Where is the Headquarter of NCA?
(b) New York
Q13. Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite
aero-structures manufacturing company, wholly owned by Mubadala Development
Company and Reliance Defense Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding
to collaborate on advanced aerospace manufacturing capabilities between India
(a) The USA
(d) The UAE
Q14. Bharat Electronics unveiled its new communication network, BELCOMNET,
for the Defense/Paramilitary forces and export market. BELCOMNET, designed and
developed by BEL, is a V/UHF secure voice communication network with user
specific encryption algorithm. Who is the newly appointed Director (HR) of BEL?
(a) Mr. M V Gowtama
(b) Mr. R N Bagdalkar
(c) Mr. P J Balakrishnan
(d) Mr.Bal Chandra
(e) Mr. C S Khurana
Q15. Kalyani Strategic Systems Limited (KSSL), the defense arm of Kalyani
Group, and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed a Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU) to incorporate a joint venture company (JVC) in India. The
MoU was signed in ______________ at Aero India, by Joseph Weiss