Current General Awareness-1

Current General Awareness IBPS Clerks,SBI POs,RRB,UPSC,SSC,CSAT

What is India’s GDP growth in the first quarter of this financial year (April-June)?

(A) 6.3 per cent
(B) 5.9 per cent
(C) 5.7 per cent
(D) 6.1 per cent
(E) None of these

Who has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India? (He will replace current incumbent Shashi Kant Sharma)

(A) Rajiv Kumar
(B) Rajiv Mehrishi
(C) Ranjan Kumar Ghose
(D) Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi
(E) Om Prakash Rawat

The United Nations organized the first ever Ocean Conference in June 2017 in which of the following cities?

(A) Ottawa
(B) Sydney
(C) New York
(D) Rome
(E) Madrid

The 2nd annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was held in June 2017 in Jeju Island in:

(A) Japan
(B) China
(C) Vietnam
(D) South Korea
(E) Philippines

India test fired SPYDER, a quick reaction surface to air missile (QRSAM), in May 2017 . It is acquired from which of the following countries? (SPYDER stands for Surface to air PYthon and DERby)

(A) USA
(B) France
(C) Israel
(D) Russia
(E) Japan

A High-Level Committee on Scouts and Guides submitted its report to the Government in May 2017 . The Committee is headed by:

(A) Sanjay Mitra
(B) Renu Satti
(C) Harsh Malhotra
(D) P.N. Pradhan
(E) None of these

Which State secured the first rank among large States in the 2017 Public Affairs Index (PAI)? (PAI is released by the Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore)

(A) Kerala
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Gujarat
(D) Karnataka
(E) Maharashtra

Which State is at the bottom of the table in the 2017 Public Affairs Index?

(A) Jharkhand
(B) Odisha
(C) Assam
(D) Bihar
(E) Rajasthan

“Eager Lion”, a multinational military exercise, was held in May 2017 in:

(A) Yemen
(B) Syria
(C) Jordan
(D) Saudi Arabia
(E) Qatar

Which one of the following countries is not a member of the International North – South Transport Corridor (INSTQ?

(A) India
(B) Russia
(C) Iran
(D) Azerbaijan
(E) China

Which is the second state in India after Maharashtra to adopt a State butterfly?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Karnataka
(C) Assam
(D) Jharkhand
(E) Andhra Pradesh

POSCO is multinational steel making company headquartered in which of the following countries?

(A) Japan
(B) Taiwan
(C) South Korea
(D) China
(E) Singapore

The government has recently revised the base year of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) from 2004-05 to:

(A) 2008-09
(B) 2009-10
(C) 2010-11
(D) 2011-12
(E) 2012-13

DMH-11 is a genetically modified mustard crop developed at:

(A) Vikram University
(B) Delhi University
(C) SRM University
(D) Shivaji University
(E) Banaras Hindu University