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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ AUGUST 11 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


1.  The National Mission for Clean Ganga has approved 10 projects worth more than Rs 2000 Cr in three states for sewage infrastructure improvement and river front development. Which among the following is not one of the three states?
a)  Uttar Pradesh
b)  Jharkhand
c)  Bihar 
d)  West Bengal

2.  Which country hosted the 15th Ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation?
a)  India
b)  Sri Lanka
c)  Nepal
d)  Bhutan

3.  According to the latest Supreme Court order, owners would require which document to renew the insurance of their vehicles?
a)  Aadhaar identity card
b)  Driver’s License
c)  Registration certificate 
d)  Pollution under control certificate

4.  NASA's Cassini spacecraft is set to begin its final five ultra-close orbits around which planet?
a)  Mars
b)  Venus
c)  Saturn
d)  Jupiter

5.  India and the United States of America will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in November 2017 in which of the following cities?
a)  Mumbai
b)  Chennai
c)  New Delhi
d)  Hyderabad

6.  Who of the following was recently elected as the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board?
a)  Shaharyar Khan
b)  Shakil Sheikh
c)  Najam Sethi
d)  Yusaf Naseem Khokar

7.  The Constituent Assembly of this country recently declared itself superior to all other government bodies.
a)  Cuba
b)  Venezuela
c)  Mexico
d)  Peru

8.  The Lok Sabha recently passed the State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Bill seeks to repeal which of the followings Acts?
a)  SBI (Subsidiary Banks) Act 1959 and State Bank of Hyderabad Act 1956
b)  SBI (Subsidiary Banks) Act 1959 and State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur Act 1956
c)  SBI (Subsidiary Banks) Act 1954 and State Bank of Hyderabad Act 1955
d)  SBI (Subsidiary Banks) Act 1959 and State Bank of Travancore Act 1956

9.  Which football club won the UEFA Super Cup 2017?
a)  Real Madrid
b)  Manchester United
c)  Chelsea
d)  Arsenal

10.  Former Union Minister Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu was sworn in as Vice President of India on 11 August 2017. With this he became _____ in person vice president of India.
a)  11th
b)  12th
c)  13th
d)  14th

11.  Rajya Sabha on 10 August 2017 passed the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Lok Sabha has already passed the Bill. The bill seeks to amend the Banking Regulation Act of 
a)  1949
b)  1955
c)  1978
d)  1989

12.  Name the NASA rover that has recently captured the images of Martian clouds.
a)  Mars 2020 Rover
b)  Spirit Rover
c)  Curiosity Rover
d)  Opportunity Rover

13.  The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) launched Android Skill Development programme with which company?
a)  Google
b)  Facebook
c)  Yahoo
d)  Instagram

14.  Which private bank introduced an instant credit card against savings account?
a)  HDFC Bank
b)  ICICI Bank
c)  Axis Bank
d)  Kotak Mahindra Bank

15.  When the International Youth Day is celebrated every year?
a)  9 August
b)  10 August
c)  11 August
d)  12 August

ANSWER
1. (b) Jharkhand
2. (c) Nepal
3. (d) PUC Certificate
4.(c) Saturn
5. (d) Hyderabad
6. (c) Najam Sethi
7. (b) Venezuela
8. (a) SBI (Subsidiary Banks) Act 1959 and State Bank of Hyderabad Act 1956
9. (a) Real Madrid
10. (c) 13th
11. (a) 1949
12. (c ) Curiosity Rover
13. (a) Google
14. (b) ICICI Bank
15. (d) 12 August

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ AUGUST 10 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


1. Which of the following states recently launched the Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra?
a) Bihar
b) Uttarakhand
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) None of the above

2. Which of the following countries topped the 2017 Global Retirement Index?
a) Iceland
b) Norway
c) Switzerland
d) Sweden

3. What is India’s rank in the 2017 Global Retirement Index?
a) 41st
b) 42nd
c) 43rd
d) 44th

4. India became ________ country to ratify the Second Commitment Period of the Kyoto Protocol.
a) 80th 
b) 81st 
c) 82nd 
d) 83rd

5. The NGT has issued a complete ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags in which city?
a) New Delhi
b) Bengaluru
c) Mumbai 
d) Chennai

6. The IT Ministry has set up a new centre to scan web traffic and detect cyber threats. Which among the following is the correct centre?
a) National Cyber Coordination Centre
b) National Cyber Threat Evacuation Centre
c) National Cyber, Malware Threat Detection Centre
d) National Malware Security Centre

7. The second round of National Deworming Day was held across the nation on 10 August 2017. The first round of the programme was held in which month this year?
a) January
b) February
c) May 
d) April

8. Bollywood actor Sitaram Panchal passed away on 10 August 2017 after battling kidney and lung cancer. Which among the following films is not one of his?
a) Ankhon Dekhi 
b) Peepli Live
c) Slumdog Millionaire
d) The Legend of Bhagat Singh 

9. Who was appointed as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI)?
a) Dipak Misra
b) J S Khehar 
c) KK Venogopal
d) G B Patnaik

10. Amazon India signed a MoU with which state to educate weavers and artisans to directly sell their products to Amazon customers?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Karnataka

11. The process of shutting down the Directorate General of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) has been started by Union Government. When was DGS&D established?
a) 1798
b) 1860
c) 1987
d) 2005

12. Supreme Court sought response from five states on a plea alleging non-compliance of order related High Security Registration Plates for all vehicles. Which of the following is one of them?
a) Assam
b) Haryana
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) West Bengal

13. This country in recent past passed a law that criminalises an ancient practice called Chhaupadi that banishes women from home during mensuration and after childbirth. 
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Myanmar
d) Bangladesh

14. More than 1000 of Muslim clerics and imams have passed a resolution asking UN to take an action against a person for his anti-India activities. Name him. 
a) Sayeed Salahudeen 
b) Hafiz Saeed
c) Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi
d) Masood Azhar

15. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will go to this country on 10 August 2017 to participate in the 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting.
a) Nepal
b) Myanmar
c) Sri Lanka 
d) Thailand

ANSWER
1. (c) Uttar Pradesh
2. (b) Norway
3. (c) 43rd
4. (a) 80th 
5. (a) New Delhi
6. (a) National Cyber Coordination Centre
7. (b) February
8. (a) Ankhon Dekhi 
9. (a) Dipak Misra
10. (b) Telangana
11.(b) 1860
12.(c) Uttar Pradesh
13. (b) Nepal
14.(b) Hafiz Saeed
15. (a) Nepal

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ AUGUST 9 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS



1. Who was honoured with Asia Society Game Changers Award 2017?
a) Amitabh Bachchan
b) AR Rehman
c) Anil Kapoor
d) Dev Patel

2. Who was appointed as Deputy Comptroller for Minority Affairs in New York?
a) Rikin Shah
b) Darshan Shukla
c) Dilip Chauhan
d) Richard Verma

3. Which country will host the 15th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of BIMSTEC countries?
a) Nepal
b) India
c) China
d) Indonesia

4. Which railway station in Uttar Pradesh was renamed after Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay?
a) Buxar
b) Mughalsarai
c) Mirzapur
d) Allahabad

5. NITI Aayog has chosen three states for transformative change in health sectors under its 'Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital (SATH) ' initiative. Which of the following state is not selected for the transformation?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Assam 
c) Karnataka
d) Madhya Pradesh

6. NITI Aayog has chosen three states for transformative change in education sectors under its 'Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital (SATH) ' initiative. Which of the following state is not selected for the transformation?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Jharkhand 
c) Odisha
d) Gujarat 

7. When the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated every year?
a) 7 August
b) 8 August 
c) 9 August 
d) 10 August

8. This institution or organization has said to the Supreme Court that a mosque could be built in a Muslim-dominated area at some distance from disputed site in Ayodhya.
a) Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board
b) Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board
c) Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat India 
d) None of the above

9. A high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale struck China on 8 August 2017. The epicenter of this quake was in 
a) Tangshan province
b) Chuetsu Province
c) Sichuan province
d) Tianjin Province

10. Name the Indian shooter who on 8 August 2017 won a a bronze in men's trap event  at the 7th Asian Championship Shotgun at Astana, Kazakhstan
a) Kynan Chenai
b) Talal Al Rashidi
c) Sheeraz Sheikh
d) Vijay Kumar

11. Which state’s government has decided to raise $270 million from the Green Climate Fund with the help of 2030WRG?
a) Gujarat 
b) Karnataka
c) Maharashtra
d) Kerala

12.
 Former Union Minister, Sanwar Lal Jat passed away on 9 August 2017 after suffering from a massive cardiac arrest. He represented which constituency in the Lok Sabha under the BJP-led Narendra Modi government?
a) Ajmer
b) Bikaner
c) Jaipur
d) Udaipur 

13. The Union government has formed a new committee with the aim of making which product more affordable?
a) Handloom 
b) Drugs 
c) Food grain
d) Timber 

14. India celebrated the 75th anniversary of which historic movement on 9 August 2017?
a) Non-cooperation movement
b) Civil Disobedience movement
c) Dandi March
d) Quit India Movement

15. India finished the Asian Junior Boxing Tournament in Puerto Princesa, Philippines with how many medals?
a) 8
b) 12
c) 4
d) 6

ANSWER

1. (d) Dev Patel
2. (c) Dilip Chauhan
3. (a) Nepal
4. (b) Mughalsarai
5. (d) Madhya Pradesh
6. (d) Gujarat 
7. (c) 9 August 
8. (b) Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board
9. (c) Sichuan province
10. (a) Kynan Chenai
11. (c) Maharashtra 
12. (a) Ajmer
13. (b) Drugs 
14.(d) Quit India Movement
15. (a) 8

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ AUGUST 8 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS



1.    The Union Government has declared a state as a disturbed area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one month. Name it.
a)    Manipur
b)    Meghalaya 
c)    Assam
d)    Jammu and Kashmir 

2.    Who of the following was elected as new vice President of India on 6 August 2017?
a)    Venkaiah Naidu
b)    Gopalkrishna Gandhi
c)    Meira Kumar
d)    Ramnath Kovind 

3.    Assembly of this state has passed a bill to reclassify coconut as a tree ensuring legal protection to it.
a)    Tamil Nadu
b)    Kerala
c)    Goa
d)    Andhra Pradesh

4.    These two Indian Boxers won silver medals in the Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Puerto Princesa, Philippines on 7 August 2017. 
a)    Ankit Narwal and Mohit Khatana
b)    Satender Rawat and Bhavesh Kattimani
c)    Satender Rawat and Mohit Khatana
d)    Bhavesh Kattimani and Sidhartha Malik

5.    Which Indian cricketer has been suspended from playing the third test between India and Sri Lanka?
a)    Ravichandran Ashwin
b)    Shikhar Dhawan
c)    Hardik Pandya
d)    Ravindra Jadeja

6.    Which Indian has been ranked as No. 1 Test allrounder in the ICC 2017 rankings?
a)    Virat Kohli
b)    Yuvraj Singh 
c)    Ravindra Jadeja 
d)    Shikhar Dhawan

7.    The 3rd National Handloom Day was celebrated across India on which day?
a)    8 August
b)    7 August
c)    5 August 
d)    6 August 

8.    Which state CM’s Principal Secretary has been appointed as the Executive Director at the World Bank in the United States?
a)    Shivraj Singh Chouhan
b)    Vijay Rupani
c)    Devendra Fadnavis
d)    Siddaramaiah

9.    Who has been appointed as the new Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog?
a)    Rajiv Kumar 
b)    Suresh Prabhu
c)    Amitabh Kant 
d)    Arvind Subramanian

10.    Which state’s government has announced that it would be spending Rs 1 lakh Cr on development works?
a)    Haryana
b)    Bihar
c)    Himachal Pradesh 
d)    Jammu & Kashmir

11.    ‘The dawn of cruise tourism in India’, a special event held to promote cruise tourism in the country was inaugurated in which city?
a)    Kolkata
b)    Bengaluru 
c)    Mumbai 
d)    Pune 

12.    Which country has vowed to retaliate against the United States for the latest sanctions issued against it by the UN?
a)    Russia 
b)    North Korea 
c)    Iran 
d)    Qatar 

13.    Name the state whose high court has asked its government to file a reply to a public interest litigation seeking preventive action against cow vigilante groups ahead of next month's Eid ul Adha.
a)    Delhi
b)    Maharashtra
c)    Rajasthan
d)    Jharkhand

14.    He clinched the individual as well as the team gold medal in men's double trap at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship in August 2017. 
a)    Ankur Mittal
b)    Saif Alshamsy
c)    Sangram Dahiya 
d)    Mohammad Asab 

15.    Name the city where Asia's biggest basketball tournament, known as FIBA Asia Cup, will be held in August 2017. 
a)    Beirut, Lebanon
b)    New Delhi, India
c)    Dhaka, Bangladesh
d)    Beijing, China

ANSWER
1. (c) Assam
2. (a) Venkaiah Naidu
3. (c) Goa 
4. (c) Satender Rawat and Mohit Khatana
5. (d) Ravindra Jadeja
6. (c) Ravindra Jadeja 
7. (b) 7 August 
8. (b) Vijay Rupani
9.(a) Rajiv Kumar 
10. (d) Jammu & Kashmir
11. (c) Mumbai
12. (B) North Korea 
13. (b) Maharashtra
14. (a) Ankur Mittal
15. (a) Beirut, Lebanon