Current Affairs MCQ-1

Current Affairs IBPS CWE RRB,SBI POs,UPSC,specialist officers,SSC,nda

Entire area of which of the following states was recently declared as “disturbed area” for six more months under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)?

(A) Nagaland
(B) Manipur
(C) Assam
(D) Tripura
(E) Sikkim

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said a bill will be pushed for passage in the monsoon session of Parliament which seeks to double the tax-free gratuity ceiling to

(A) Rs08lakh
(B) Rs 10 lakh
(C) Rs 16 lakh
(D) Rs 20 lakh
(E) Rs 24 lakh

India’s Karamjyoti Dalai won bronze medal at the World Para Athletics Championships 2017 in which game recently?

(A) Javelin throw
(B) Discus throw
(C) Archery
(D) Boxing
(E) Wrestling

The Army chief General Bipin Rawat recently visited Kazakhstan. The capital city of Kazakhstan is

(A) Dushanbe
(B) Ashgabat
(C) Manama
(D) Astana
(E) Tashkent

The RBI has increased the limit for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) in govt bonds and now foreign investors can invest, in case of state development loans.

(A) Rs271cr
(B) Rs251cr
(C) Rs331 cr
(D) Rs311 cr
(E) Rs421 cr

The 22nd Asian Athletics Championships was inaugurated recently in

(A) Bhubaneswar
(B) Chandigarh
(C) Amritsar
(D) Bhopal
(E) Lucknow

The Centre, in consultation with the RBI, has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2017-18 – Series If. The Bonds will be restricted for sale to resident Indian entities including

(A) Charitable Institutions
(B) Universities
(C) Trusts
(D) HUFs
(E) All of these

The RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has said that a transparent and comprehensive PCR is the need of the hour in India. Here, the term PCR means

(A) Public Credit Report
(B) Public Credit Registry
(C) Public Credit Reference
(D) Public Credit Rationing
(E) None of these

The RBI has allowed systematically important non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) to sell and market the new pension scheme (NPS). Such NBFCs should have an asset size of

(A) Rs 500 cr and above
(B) Rs 1 ,000 cr and above
(C) Rs 1,500 cr and above
(D) Rs 2,000 cr and above
(E) Rs 2,500 cr and above

The Housing finance regulator NHB is examining the issue of extending the NPA classification period from the current 90-day window. The NHB is headquartered at

(A) Mumbai
(B) New Delhi
(C) Kolkata
(D) Bengaluru
(E) Hyderabad