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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ FEB 22 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


1. This public sector bank announced its plan to sell some of its non-core businesses to raise Rs 6,500 crore.
a) IDBI Bank Ltd
b) Allahabad Bank
c) Bank of Maharashtra
d) Central Bank of India

2. The Union Government notified a protocol amending tax treaty with this country recently.
a) Saudi Arabia
b) Kuwait
c) Israel
d) Bangladesh

3. The Union Cabinet approved signing of an Air Services Agreement with this country to boost investment and trade recently.
a) Greece
b) Sri Lanka
c) Nepal
d) Afghanistan

4. 
Which State Government presented a revenue surplus budget for 2017-18 in the legislative assembly recently?
a) Karnataka
b) Gujarat
c) Haryana
d) Jammu and Kashmir

5.
 The Defence Acquisition Council approved this much amount to set up 42 radar stations to boost coastal surveillance recently.
a) Rs 500 crore
b) Rs 600 crore
c) Rs 700 crore
d) Rs 800 crore

6. Which Indian state’s tribes’ action committee has called off its state wide protests following the resignation of its chief minister?
a) Manipur
b) Assam
c) Nagaland
d) Mizoram

7. The Haryana government on 19 February 2017 conferred 42 of its sportsperson with the state’s highest sports awards. What are these awards called?
a) The Bhim awards
b) The Arjuna awards
c) The Ekalavya awards
d) The Dronacharya awards

8. The President of the United States, Donald Trump appointed Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster in which position?
a) National Security Advisor 
b) Attorney General
c) Director of National Intelligence
d) Secretary of Veterans Affairs

9. A group of India scientists recently discovered seven new species of miniature frogs. They were found in which of the following regions?
a) Eastern Himalayas
b) Nilgiri Hills
c) Western Ghats
d) None of the above

10. Who was recently appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Asian Hockey Federation?
a) Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah
b) Narinder Dhruv Batra
c) Abhijit Sarkar 
d) Masako Kamisuki

11. Which country will host the 2017 ASEAN Football Federation U-18 Youth Championship?
a) Singapore
b) Myanmar
c) Vietnam
d) Thailand

12. Who won the finals of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017?
a) India
b) South Africa
c) Sri Lanka
d) Bangladesh

13. 
India held its first strategy dialogue to sustain bilateral ties with which country?
a) Pakistan
b) Nepal
c) China
d) Bangladesh

14. Who has been appointed as the 11th Chief Minister of Nagaland?
a) Shurhozelie Liezietsu
b) PB Acharya 
c) TR Zeliang
d) Neiphiu Rio 

15. Which Indian had the fastest timing at the recently concluded three-day Ultraman race in Florida?
a) Kaustubh Radkar
b) Milind Soman, 
c) Prithivraj Patil
d) Manmad Rebba

Answer.
1. (a) IDBI Bank Ltd
2. (c) Israel
3. (a) Greece
4. (b) Gujarat
5. (d) Rs 800 crore
6.(c) Nagaland
7.(a) The Bhim awards
8. (a) National Security Advisor 
9. (c) Western Ghats
10. (c) Abhijit Sarkar
11. (b) Myanmar
12. (a) India
13. (c) China 
14.(a) Shurhozelie Liezietsu
15.(a) Kaustubh Radkar

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