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IBPS PO / CLERKS /SSC/IAS/LIC/GIIC -- CURRENT AFFAIRS --ONE

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CURRENT AFFAIRS
1. Who clinched the Pro Kabbadi League (PKL) 2017 title at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, New Delhi?
a) Patna Pirates     b) Gujarat Fortunegiants     c) Haryana Rocks     
d) None of the above
2. Consider the following statements:
                           I.          The PFMS Scheme has been rolled-out by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) at the behest of Finance Ministry, Department of Expenditure as a cherished Public Finance Management (PFM) reform in the country.
                         II.          The Scheme aims at promoting transparency and bringing about tangible improvements in the overall Central Government Financial Management as well as implementation of various Central Government Schemes across the country.
Which of the above statements is/are wrong?
a)   Only I         b)  Only II      c)  Both of these     d) None of the above
3. Which of the country’s first cricket stadium known as Gahanga Cricket Stadium inaugurated recently?
a)   Rwanda      b)   Burkina Faso      c)   Chad      d)   Niger
4. Who replaced Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recently as the richest person in the word?
a)  Jeff Bezos      b)   Warren Buffett      c)   Jeff Buffett      d)   Warren Bezos
5. Consider the following statements:
                           I.          An offshore patrol vessel (OPV) names ‘Vikram’ has handed over recently to the Coast Guard ahead of the March 2018 delivery schedule.
                         II.          The OPV entirely developed in-house by Larsen and Toubro.
                       III.          L&T bagged the Ministry of Defence order to design and build seven OPV’s for an order value of Rs.1,432crores.
                      IV.          This is the 2nd OPV class vessel for the Indian Coast Guard that  has been built by a private sector yard.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)  Only I      b)   Only II & III       c)   Only III      d)   Only I, II & III
6. India sent its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan through the Chabahar port in Iran. The shipment was flagged off from the Kandla port in Gujarat with External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj and her Afghan counterpart SalahuddinRabbani joining the ceremony through video conferencing. The port is likely to ramp up trade between which countries?
a)   India      b)   Afghanistan      c)   Iran      d)   All of these
7. India and the United Arab Emirates held the second round of their strategic dialogue at which place?
a)   New Delhi      b)   Bengaluru      c)   Abu Dhabi      d)   None of these
8. The US/German GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment)  satellite mission has ended science operations. GRACE made science measurements by precisely measuring the distance between its twin satellites GRACE-1 and GRACE-2, which required that both spacecraft and their instruments be fully functional. It stayed in the space for how many days?
a)   10 years      b)   12 years     c)   15 years      d)  20 years
9.Who became the 6th Indian and the fastest to complete 9000 ODI runs?
a)   Viratkohli      b)   MS Dhoni      c)   Ajay Jadeja      d)   None of these
10. Who has won the FIFA U-17 World Cup at Vivekananda Yuba BharatiKrirangam (Salt Lake Stadium) in Kolkata?
a) India      b)   England      c)   Spain      d)   The USA
11. Who has assumed charge as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff recently?
a)   Karamvir Singh     b)  Ajit Kumar      c)   Ajit Singh     d)   Karamvirkaur
12. Who was awarded the European Union’s human rights award recently?
a)   Venezuela’s democratic oppositionb)   Malala Mandela
c)   Nelson Mandelad)   None of the above
13. Consider the following statements
                           I.          The PradhanMantri Jan AushadhiPariyojana has been launched by Prime Minister NarendraModi.
                         II.          It is launched with an objective of making quality medicines available at affordable prices at all, particularly to the poor and underprivileged, through exclusive outlets.
                       III.          Jan Aushadhi Medical store is set up with an aim to reduce out of pocket expenses in healthcare.
                      IV.          Currently, more than 600 medicines and 150 surgical and other medical items are being made available at affordable rates at JanaushadhiKendras.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)   Only 1       b)   Only 2 and 3       c)  Only 3       d)   All of these
14. Who won the men’s singles title in the Yonex French Open badminton tournament 2017?
a)   KidambiSrikanth     b)   KentoNishimoto     c)   Lee Jhe-Huei
d)   Lee Yang
15. Who won the Mexican Grand Prix 2017 at AutodromoHermanos Rodriguez race track, in Mexico?
a)  ValtteriBottas     b)   KimiRaikkonen     c)   Vetteld)   Max Verstappen
16. Who won the women’s singles title in the Yonex French Open badminton tournament 2017?
a)   Tai Tzu Ying      b)   Akane Yamaguchi     c)   ApriyaniRahayu
d)   GreysiaPolii
17. Which country topped in the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup 2017 by winning 2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze medals?
a)   Italy      b)   China      c)   India      d)   Vietnam
18. Who was appointed as the Secretary (Security) in the Cabinet Secretariat recently?
a) SK Sinha      b)   ARK Kini     c)   NK Sinha      d)   None of these
19. Who was appointed as Director General of Bureau of Police Research and Development recently?
a)   Meeran C Borwankarb)   AP Maheshwari       c)  ARK Kini
d)   NK Sinha
20. Consider the following statements:
                           I.          Global Clubfoot Conference inaugurated by the President of India, Ram NathKovind in New Delhi.
                         II.          The conference was organised by the CURE India in partnership with the Minsitry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
                       III.          Public hospitals are partnering with CURE International India to reach out to as many children as possible.
                      IV.          The programme is now active in 19 states of India.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)   Only I      b)   Only II and III      c)   Only I, II and III     d)   All of these
21. Which State launched the Election Commissions web-based project, ERO-Net recently using which voters can register their names on electoral rolls?
a)   Haryana      b)   Punjab      c)   Rajasthan     d)   Gujarat
22. China and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) had held their largest-ever joint maritime rescue exercise, signalling a lull n South China Sea tensions. Which country notably absent there?
a)   Thailand      b)   Cambodia     c)   Laos      d)   Vietnam
23. Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has increased the maximum age of joining under NPS-Private sector (i.e. All Citizen and Corporate Model) to which years of age?
a)   62 years      b)   65 years     c)   67 years     d)   68 years
24. Consider the following statements:
                           I.          A 45 member contingent of the Indian Air Force participated in exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’, which was conducted at Uvda Air Force Base in Israel.
                         II.          This is the first time the Indian Air Force is operating with Israeli AF in a multilateral exercise setting.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)   Only 1      b)   Only 2     c)   Both of these     d)   None of these
25. Who won the silver medal in the girls doubles category of the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge at Suva, Fiji?
a)   Hanna Ryu      b)   Yingqihuang      c)   Yumeno Soma     d)   DiyaChitale
26. The Inter-State Council has been reconstituted with Prime Minister NarendraModi and six Union ministers Rajnath Singh (Home), SushmaSwaraj (External affairs), ArunJaitley (Finance), NitinGadkari (Road Transport), Thaawar Chand Gehlot (Social Justice and Empowerment) and NirmalaSitharaman (Defence) and all chief ministers as members. Who is the chariman of the council?
a)   Rajnath Singh     b)   SushmaSwaraj      c)   ArunJaitleyd)   NarendraModi
27.Union government reconstituted the standing committee of the Inter-State Council. Four Union ministers and seven chief ministers are members of the new standing committee of the council. Who is the chairman of the standing committee?
a)   Rajnath Singh     b)   SushmaSwaraj      c)   ArunJaitley    d)   NarendraModi
28. Which State government announced a lifetime monthly pension of Rs. 10000  for Hindi Satyagrahis and those from the state who were jailed during the Emergency?
a)   Uttar Pradesh      b)   Bihar     c)   Haryana     d)   Punjab
29. Who has been appointed as an interim resident coordinator in Myanmar and resident representative for the UN Development Program in the country?
a)   RenataLok-Dessallienb)   Knut Ostby      c)   Timor Leste
d)   None of the above
30. Consider the following statements:
                           I.          Indian Army’s Remount and Veterinary Corps (RVC) centre in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, has almost completed training six dogs of the desi breed Mudhol Hound.
                         II.          These Mudhol Hounds are likely to be inducted by the end of 2017 for guard duty and posted in Jammu and Kashmir.
Which of the above statements is/are false?
a)   Only I      b)   Only II      c)   Both of these      d)   None of these
31. Which Indian tennis player won the Erste Open title in Vienna recently?
a)   RohanBopanna       b)   Pablo Cuevas      c)    Sam Querrey
d)   Marcelo Demoliner
32. Who clinched the $50000 Vietnam Open trophy at the Ho Chi Minh City recently?
a)   Go Soeda and Ben Mclachlanb)   SakethMyneni and Vijay Prashanth                            
c)   Sam Querrey and Marcelo Demoliner       d)   RohanBopanna and Pablo Cuevas
33. Which Indian wrestler won the coveted gold medal at the All Indian Police Championship 2017?
a)   BabitaKumarib)   Gita Poghat     c)   Kavita Devi      d)   Shakshi Malik
34. Who became Karnataka’s first woman DG  and IG of police?
a)   NeelmaniN.Raju      b)   Sonia Narang      c)   Dr.M.Ashwini
d)   KP Anjali
35. Consider  the following statements
                           I.          Prime Minister NarendraModi inaugurated World Food India Congress 2017 at New Delhi’s VigyanBhavan.
                         II.          This is the third time that India is hosting such an event for the food processing sector.
                       III.          The food congress aimed to transform food economy and realise the vision of doubling of famer’s income by establishing India as a preferred investment destination and sourcing hub for the global food processing industry.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)   Only I      b)   Only II and IIIc)    Only I and III       d)  All of these
36. A fourteen day joint training exercise named “PRABAL DOSTYK-2017” between the Indian Army and the Kazakhstan Army held in which place?
a)   Uttarakhandb)   Himachal Pradesh      c)   Goa      d)   Kerala
37. Who won the bid to host the 2022 Gay Games?
a)  Hong kong      b)    Guadalaraja      c)   Washington DC      d)   Paris
38. Gate No.2 at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, New Delhi named after which cricketer recently?
a)   Sachin      b)   Gangulyc)   Sehwag      d)   Virat
39.Who has been awarded the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation?
a)   Royal Opera House       b)   Charni Road     c)   AbhaNarainLambah
d)   Maharaja of Gondal
40. The 7th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER7) was held in Bangkok, Thailand. Which country co-hosted it?
a)   Thailand      b)   UAE      c)   Iraq      d)    Qatar
41. Indian naval ships made a five-day goodwill visit to Sri Lanka from November 3 to 7, 2017 and participated in a number of training exercises. Name these.
a)   Tir      b)   Sujatha     c)   Sarathid)    Both Tir and Sujatha
42. Consider the following statements regarding IQMP software:
                           I.          IQMP is web based software developed by Army Software Development Centre in association with M/s TCS Ltd.
                         II.          The application automates various logistics related functions of an Army Unit.
                       III.          The application will replace numerous legacy applications such as ‘Vastra’ and ‘Quarter Master Package’.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)   Only I      b)   Only II and III      c)   Only I and III      d)   All of these
43. A new species of orang-utan called “Tapanuliorangutan” has been discovered and it became the world’s most endangered great ape. It is found at which place?
a)   Sumatra      b)   Borneac)   Indonesia      d)    JAVA
44. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed the worlds highest motorable road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir under Project Himank of the organisation. The road connects to which villages?
a)  Umlingla     b)   Hanlec)   Chisumle and Demchok      d)   Leh
45. Consider the following statements:
                           I.          DeenDayal SPARSH Yojana, a Pan India scholarship program for school children launched to increase the reach of Philately.
                         II.          SPARSH stands for Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude and Research in Stamps as a Hobby.
                       III.          Every Postal Circle will select a maximum of 50 scholarships representing 10 students each from Standard VI, VII, VIII and IX under the scheme.
                      IV.          The amount of Scholarship will be Rs.6000-per annum @ RS.500-per month
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)   Only I, II and IV      b)   Only II and III      c)   Only I and III      
d)   All of these
46.  PAN is not needed for cash sale of agriculture produce up to how much per day?
a)   Rs. 1 lakh      b)   Rs. 2 lakh     c)   Rs. 5 lakh     d)   Rs. 7 lakh
47. Which company has launched first cyber insurance cover in India?
a)   Bajaj Allianz     b)   United India     c)   LIC     d)   SBI General Insurance
48.  At present, who is US Ambassador to India?
a)   Kenneth Juster     b)   Richard Verma     c)   Krishna Sobti      d)   None of these
49. Who has been chosen for 2017’s Jananpith Award?
a)   MitroMarjani     b)   Dil-o-Danish     c)   Krishna Sobti     d)   None of these
50. Which temple has won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 for cultural heritage conservation?
a)   Jagannath temple     b)   Tirupathi temple     c)   Khajuraho temple

d)   Ranganathaswamy temple

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