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MARCH 21 TO 30, 2017 --OBJECTIVE CURRENT AFFAIRS - KUNDANJI--USEFUL FOR SBI PO

21 MARCH 2017
Ques. : 1 In its drive to promote digital payments, the govt is emphasizing on AePS. In the term AePS what does letter ‘A’ stand for?
1) Advance 
2) Accredited
3) Associated 
4) Aadhar
5) Account 
Answer:- 4) Aadhar
Ques. : 2 A top Egyptian court recently upheld a ruling halting a plan to transfer two Red Sea islands from Egypt to
1) Iran 
2) Turkey
3) Kuwait 
4) Saudi Arabia
5) Bahrain 
Answer:- 4) Saudi Arabia
Ques. : 3 India has signed a financing agreement with World Bank for USD 48-mn for the Health Project of the state of
1) Assam 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Sikkim 
4) Nagaland
5) Jammu and Kashmir 
Answer:- 4) Nagaland
Ques. : 4 _______ is the first Indian company and the first bank or financial institution from non-Japan Asia to be listed on the NYSE.
1) ICICI 
2) UTI
3) LIC of India 
4) HDFC
5) IDFC 
Answer:- 1) ICICI
Ques. : 5 The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an umbrella organisation for all retail payment systems in the country. It was set up in
1) 1991 
2) 1999
3) 2001 
4) 2004
5) 2009 
Answer:- 5) 2009
Ques. : 6 Donald Trump was recently inaugurated as the ______ President of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.
1) 41th 
2) 43th
3) 45th 
4) 46th
5) 48th 
Answer:- 3) 45th
Ques. : 7 ________ has become the worldwide Olympic partner through 2028 after signing the first long-term partnership with International Olympic Committee (IOC).
1) Alibaba 
2) Total
3) Amazon 
4) Xiaomi
5) Lenovo 
Answer:- 1) Alibaba
Ques. : 8 The govt's ambitious scheme, under which air fares have been capped at Rs 2,500 for a one-hour flight, is all set to roll out. The scheme is named
1) UDAN 
2) SAFAR
3) AAKASH 
4) PUSHPAK
5) PAWAN HANSH 
Answer:- 1) UDAN
Ques. : 9 Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is the chief guest for this year's Republic Day celebrations, is the present crown prince of
1) Abu Dhabi 
2) Bahrain
3) Saudi Arabia 
4) Qatar
5) Kuwait 
Answer:- 1) Abu Dhabi
Ques. : 10 The 12th Five Year Plan is the last five-year Plan and from 2017-18, the Centre would adopt a ________ action plan and a fifteen-year vision document.
1) one-year 
2) two-year
3) three-year 
4) four-year
5) ten-year 
Answer:- 3) three-year


22 MARCH 2017
Ques. : 1 The central govt has decided to infuse fresh capital into 10 public sector banks. The banks identified for the purpose does not include
1) Bank of Maharashtra 
2) Bank of India
3) Andhra Bank 
4) Allahabad Bank
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 2 Mahesh Kumar Jain has been has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of IDBI Bank. Earlier, he was the MD and CEO of
1) Syndicate Bank 
2) Bank of India
3) Indian Bank 
4) Dena Bank
5) Allahabad Bank 
Answer:- 3) Indian Bank
Ques. : 3 Which of the following banks has announced the launch of a mobile banking app ‘Mera iMobile’ for rural customers?
1) HDFC Bank 
2) Axis Bank
3) ICICI Bank 
4) Federal Bank
5) Kotak Mahindra Bank 
Answer:- 3) ICICI Bank
Ques. : 4 What is India’s ranking out of 155 countries in the recently released World Happiness Report, 2017?
1) 99th 
2) 80th
3) 65nd 
4) 122nd
5) 82nd 
Answer:- 4) 122nd
Ques. : 5 Which of the following High Courts in the country recently gave the status of “living human entities” to the Ganga and Yamuna?
1) Uttarakhand High Court 
2) Patna High Court
3) Delhi High Court 
4) Allahabad High Court
5) Jharkhand High Court 
Answer:- 1) Uttarakhand High Court
Ques. : 6 The three-day International Buddhist Conference was held recently in
1) Kushinagar 
2) Gorakhpur
3) New Delhi 
4) Patna
5) Rajgir 
Answer:- 5) Rajgir
Ques. : 7 Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani tops the list of richest Indians in the Forbes' list while the global list is topped by
1) Bill Gates 
2) Larry Page
3) Carlos Slim 
4) Warren Buffett
5) Mark Zuckerberg 
Answer:- 1) Bill Gates
Ques. : 8 _________ has signed a pact to buy out the debt-ridden, Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation’s (GSPC) entire 80% stake in KG-basin natural gas block for $1.2 bn.
1) ONGC 
2) IOC
3) BPCL 
4) HPCL
5) RIL 
Answer:- 1) ONGC
Ques. : 9 The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) will be merged with the country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI). The BMB is headquartered at
1) Mumbai 
2) Chennai
3) Kolkata 
4) Hyderabad
5) New Delhi 
Answer:- 5) New Delhi
Ques. : 10 The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Forests is observed every year on
1) 02 Mar 
2) 121 Mar
3) 18 Mar 
4) 21 Mar
5) 25 Mar 
Answer:- 4) 21 Mar



24 MARCH 2017
Ques. : 1 The govt-owned Hudco has received SEBI’s approval to float initial public offer to offload 10 per cent stake through an OFS route. Here, the term OFS stands for
1) Offer For Stock 
2) Offer For Subscription
3) Offer For Sale 
4) Offer For Subsidy
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Offer For Sale
Ques. : 2 The ace badminton player PV Sindhu has been roped in as brand ambassador by which company for its sports drink Gatorade?
1) Coca Cola 
2) PepsiCo
3) Parle 
4) Nestle
5) GlaxoSmithKline 
Answer:- 2) PepsiCo
Ques. : 3 The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently appointed who among the following to the post of Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?
1) Diana Edulji 
2) Vikram Limaye
3) Ramachandra Guha 
4) Ankur Khanna
5) David Richardson 
Answer:- 4) Ankur Khanna
Ques. : 4 The RBI recently proposed to fix the upper limit for Pre-paid Payment Instruments at _______ in view of growing usage of PPIs for purchase of goods and services.
1) Rs 20,000 lakh 
2) Rs 25,000 lakh
3) Rs 50,000 lakh 
4) Rs 75,000 lakh
5) Rs 1 lakh 
Answer:- 5) Rs 1 lakh
Ques. : 5 The Govt has made amendments to the Finance Bill 2017 proposing to make which of the following mandatory while filing the income tax returns?
1) Aadhaar card 
2) Passport
3) Driving Licence 
4) Voter ID card
5) All the above 
Answer:- 1) Aadhaar card
Ques. : 6 Which of the following cities has been ranked as the cheapest city to live globally as per a report by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?
1) Kiev 
2) Algiers
3) Almaty 
4) Karachi
5) Lagos 
Answer:- 3) Almaty
Ques. : 7 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Govt of India recently signed a $350-mn loan for improving about 1,500 km of major district roads in
1) Madhya Pradesh 
2) Bihar
3) Uttar Pradesh 
4) Maharashtra
5) Rajasthan 
Answer:- 1) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 8 The World Meteorological Day is observed globally on
1) 20 Mar 
2) 21 Mar
3) 23 Mar 
4) 24 Mar
5) 25 Mar 
Answer:- 3) 23 Mar
Ques. : 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation “Chenani-Nashri tunnel,” the country’s longest road tunnel (9.2 km-long twin-tube tunnel), on 2 Apr in the state of
1) Maharashtra 
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Jammu & Kashmir 
4) Sikkim
5) Arunachal Pradesh 
Answer:- 3) Jammu & Kashmir
Ques. : 10 What is India’s ranking among 188 countries in the UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ report released recently?
1) 122nd 
2) 128th
3) 89th 
4) 91st
5) 131st 
Answer:- 5) 131st



25 MARCH 2017
Ques. : 1 Ankur Mittal, who won a gold medal, recently, is associated with which of the following games?
1) Chess 
2) Snooker
3) Badminton 
4) Tennis
5) Shooting 
Answer:- 5) Shooting
Ques. : 2 The Sahitya Akademi winner Ashokamitran passed away recently. He was a prominent writer of
1) Tamil 
2) Telugu
3) Malayalam 
4) Kannada
5) Assamese 
Answer:- 1) Tamil
Ques. : 3 Hosni Mubarak was freed from detention recently. He is the former President of
1) Turkey 
2) Greece
3) Egypt 
4) Yemen
5) Syria 
Answer:- 3) Egypt
Ques. : 4 What is India’s ranking on the Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) released by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) recently?
1) 127th 
2) 52nd
3) 48th 
4) 87th
5) 95th 
Answer:- 4) 87th
Ques. : 5 Which of the following countries has topped the Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) released by Geneva- based World Economic Forum (WEF) recently?Which of the following countries has topped the Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) released by Geneva- based World Economic Forum (WEF) recently?
1) France 
2) Switzerland
3) Denmark 
4) Sweden
5) Norway 
Answer:- 2) Switzerland
Ques. : 6 The RBI accorded its approval for the appointment of who among the following as part-time Chairman of the central bank?
1) MD Patra 
2) Deepali Pant Joshi
3) TS Anantharaman 
4) NS Vishwanathan
5) Viral V Acharya 
Answer:- 3) TS Anantharaman
Ques. : 7 The World Bank has signed a USD 100-mn credit agreement with the Centre and which state to improve the quality of health care services in all 13 districts of the state?
1) Jharkhand 
2) Uttarakhand
3) Chhattisgarh 
4) Assam
5) Sikkim 
Answer:- 2) Uttarakhand
Ques. : 8 The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2017, the top mathematics prize, to
1) Sourav Chatterjee 
2) Kefeng Liu
3) John Urschel 
4) Yves Meyer
5) David N Yetter 
Answer:- 4) Yves Meyer
Ques. : 9 The World Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on
1) 04 Mar 
2) 14 Mar
3) 24 Mar 
4) 14 Apr
5) 24 Apr 
Answer:- 3) 24 Mar
Ques. : 10 The South Indian Bank introduced its Aadhar-based payment app recently. The bank has its headquarters in
1) Hyderabad 
2) Mangalore
3) Chennai 
4) Kochi
5) Thrissur 
Answer:- 5) Thrissur


28 MARCH 2017
Ques. : 1 The World Theatre Day is observed on
1) 7 Mar 
2) 11 Mar
3) 17 Mar 
4) 21 Mar
5) 27 Mar 
Answer:- 5) 27 Mar
Ques. : 2 Jatropha plantation is associated with the production of
1) biofuel 
2) textile
3) paper 
4) ink
5) quality furniture 
Answer:- 1) biofuel
Ques. : 3 The list of states with highest seeded Aadhaar numbers was topped by which state with 87.73 per cent of its Jan-Dhan accounts linked with Aadhaar numbers?
1) Andhra Pradesh 
2) Tripura
3) Telangana 
4) Gujarat
5) Bihar 
Answer:- 1) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 4 ____________ is likely to be the first PSU insurer to tap the capital market as the Finance Ministry has started scouting for merchant bankers to manage its Initial Public Offering (IPO).
1) GIC Re 
2) LIC of India
3) NIACL 
4) NICL
5) Oriental Insurance 
Answer:- 1) GIC Re
Ques. : 5 Karnataka Bank has launched the ‘MoneyPlant RuPay International Platinum Debit Card’ to provide more privileges to its premium and HNI clients. Here, the term HNI stands for
1) High Netwok Individual 
2) High Net-worth Individual
3) High Net-worth Industrialist 
4) High Net-worth Investor
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) High Net-worth Individual
Ques. : 6 The National Housing Bank (NHB) is headquartered in
1) New Delhi 
2) Mumbai
3) Kolkata 
4) Chennai
5) Hyderabad 
Answer:- 1) New Delhi
Ques. : 7 BHEL has commissioned a 250-MW eco-friendly unit using low-grade coal (lignite) as a primary fuel in Bhavnagar district of
1) Gujarat 
2) Rajasthan
3) Kerala 
4) Telangana
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 1) Gujarat
Ques. : 8 The American financial magazine Barron's has listed the name of Aditya Puri in its list of world’s 30 best CEOs. Puri is the present MD of
1) HDFC Bank 
2) ICICI Bank
3) Axis Bank 
4) YES Bank
5) Kotak Manindra Bank 
Answer:- 1) HDFC Bank
Ques. : 9 ___________ was honoured with the Kala Ratan Award by Vice President Hamid Ansari at Punjab University, Chandigarh recently.
1) Kadar Khan 
2) Rishi Kapoor
3) Anil Kapoor 
4) Amitabh Bachchan
5) Anupam Kher 
Answer:- 5) Anupam Kher
Ques. : 10 Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from international cricket. Tait is a fast bowler who has been playing for
1) South Africa 
2) Australia
3) England 
4) New Zealand
5) West Indies 
Answer:- 2) Australia






29 MARCH 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following pairs of states and governors is NOT matched correctly?
1) Manipur - Najma A. Heptulla 
2) Goa - Ram Nath Kovind
3) Uttarakhand - Krishan Kant Paul 
4) Uttar Pradesh - Ram Naik
5) Punjab - VP Singh Badnore 
Answer:- 2) Goa - Ram Nath Kovind
Ques. : 2 Who among the following is the present Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas? He launched MoP&NG e-Seva recently, a dedicated grievances redressal platform on Social Media for all queries and grievances relating to Oil and Gas Sector.
1) Arun Jaitley 
2) Dharmendra Pradhan
3) Venkaiah Naidu 
4) Nitin Jairam Gadkari
5) Kalraj Mishra 
Answer:- 2) Dharmendra Pradhan
Ques. : 3 _________ has become the first state in the country to carry financial inclusion and extend banking services to unbanked areas through Self Help Groups (SHGs).
1) Odisha 
2) Jharkhand
3) Karnataka 
4) Gujarat
5) West Bengal 
Answer:- 1) Odisha
Ques. : 4 ____________ digitally inaugurated 40 ‘Ananya’ transformed branches under a two-year large-scale project to provide customers with ‘best in class’ services.
1) Syndicate Bank 
2) Indian Bank
3) UCO Bank 
4) Bank of Baroda
5) State Bank of India 
Answer:- 1) Syndicate Bank
Ques. : 5 . ____________ has announced a partnership with mobile app firm Truecaller for a new UPI-based mobile payment service called as Truecaller Pay.
1) YES Bank 
2) Kotak Mahindra Bank
3) Axis Bank 
4) HDFC Bank
5) ICICI Bank 
Answer:- 5) ICICI Bank
Ques. : 6 The CCI has imposed a reduced penalty of Rs 591 crore on Coal India Ltd for fuel supply pacts. Here, what is the full form of the term CCI?
1) Competition Court of India 
2) Competition Coverage of India
3) Competition Commission of India 
4) Clearance Commission India
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Competition Commission of India
Ques. : 7 Minoru Kato has been appointed as the new President and Chief Executive Office of
1) Honda India 
2) Hero Motocorp
3) TVS Motors 
4) Bajaj Auto
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Honda India
Ques. : 8 Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who clinched the $20,000 Vietnam Open recently, are associated with
1) Tennis 
2) Badminton
3) Squash 
4) Table tennis
5) Snooker 
Answer:- 2) Badminton
Ques. : 9 Vijaya bank's headquarters is located in
1) Chennai 
2) Mumbai
3) New Delhi 
4) Kochi
5) Bengaluru 
Answer:- 5) Bengaluru
Ques. : 10 Tehmtan R. Andhyarujina, who passed away recently, was a/an
1) bureaucrat 
2) jurist
3) musician 
4) biologist
5) industrialist 
Answer:- 2) jurist



30 MARCH 2017
Ques. : 1 The Airports Authority of India (AAI), the Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the state govt of which state recently signed an MoU for the development of the Deoghar Airport in Deoghar district?
1) Bihar 
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Uttarakhand 
4) Jharkhand
5) Chhattisgarh 
Answer:- 4) Jharkhand
Ques. : 2 During 2016-17 India became a net importer of electricity. India exports electricity to
1) Nepal 
2) Bangladesh
3) Myanmar 
4) All the above
5) Only 2) and 3) 
Answer:- 4) All the above
Ques. : 3 Which bank has launched a unique credit card ‘Unnati’ for which any customer with a balance of at least Rs 25,000 in his/her savings account with the bank would be eligible?
1) HDFC Bank 
2) ICICI Bank
3) Axis Bank 
4) SBI
5) Bank of Baroda 
Answer:- 4) SBI
Ques. : 4 The banks in India are pushing PoS installations to boost digital transactions. Here, the term PoS stands for
1) Point-of-Sale 
2) Point-of-Source
3) Point-of-Satisfaction 
4) Point-of-Security
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Point-of-Sale
Ques. : 5 The Insurance Regulatory and Development authority of India (IRDAI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 20 lakh on ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company on various charges. The IRDAI is headquartered at
1) Mumbai 
2) Chennai
3) Hyderabad 
4) Bengaluru
5) New Delhi 
Answer:- 3) Hyderabad
Ques. : 6 The state-run power producer NTPC recently commissioned 55 Mega Watt (MW) of Bhadla Solar Power Project in
1) Gujarat 
2) Rajasthan
3) Karnataka 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Haryana 
Answer:- 2) Rajasthan
Ques. : 7 The United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres has appointed David Beasley to head the World Food Programme (WFP) which is headquartered at
1) New York 
2) London
3) Paris 
4) Geneva
5) Rome 
Answer:- 5) Rome
Ques. : 8 ____________ has been inducted into the international advisory board of global think-tank the Atlantic Council.
1) Sunil Mittal 
2) Ratan Tata
3) Gautam Adani 
4) Anil Ambani
5) KM Birla 
Answer:- 4) Anil Ambani
Ques. : 9 The International Hockey Federation (FIH) recently confirmed Kalinga Stadium as the host of the Men’s Hockey World League Final in Dec 2017. The stadium is situated in
1) Patna 
2) Lucknow
3) Bhubaneswar 
4) Bhopal
5) Chandigarh 
Answer:- 3) Bhubaneswar
Ques. : 10 India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin received Garfield Sobers Trophy for being named the ICC Cricketer of the Year as well as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. Who among the following Indian cricketers has/have also won the trophy?
1) Sachin Tendulkar 
2) Rahul Dravid
3) Virat Kohli 
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 2) 
Answer:- 5) Only 1) and 2)


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