Current Affairs Questions for Canara Bank PO, IBPS Clerk- Set 132

Current Affairs Progress Test - Set 132
Progress Test is an initiative from ByScoop to help candidates in revising the Current Affairs for upcoming banking exams. The questions covered are selected from the current events and will be extremely helpful in upcoming competitive exams like SBI PO mains, SBI Clerk mains, RBI Grade B and various other exams.
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No. of Questions: 10
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  1. The Indo-Bangla Joint Border Conference was held in which city?
    New Delhi
    Guwahati
    Shimla
    Aizawl
    Patna
    Option D
    The joint Indo-Bangla border conference was held between India and Bangladesh at Aizawl, Mizoram in September 2018.

     

  2. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology is presented by which organisation?
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    NITI Aayog
    National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
    State Bank of India
    National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
    Option A
    The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology is a science award in India given annually by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research for notable and outstanding research, applied or fundamental, in biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, mathematics, medicine and Physics.

     

  3. Who is the head of the High Level Advisory Group (HLAG) formed by the Ministry of Commerce to look into global trade challenges?
    Vijay Keshav Gokhale
    Ajit Doval
    Sanjeev Sanyal
    S Jaishankar
    Surjit S Bhalla
    Option E
    The Commerce Ministry has constituted a High Level Advisory Group (HLAG) to look into the challenges emanating from the current global trade scenario and suggest ways to boost the country’s goods and services exports. Surjit S Bhalla, Director of Oxus Research and Investments, will chair HLAG.

     

  4. How much amount has been approved by the Asian Development Bank for setting up India’s first multi-skills park in Madhya Pradesh?
    USD 250 million
    USD 100 million
    USD 150 million
    USD 200 million
    USD 50 million
    Option C

     

  5. Who is the Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF)?
    Praveen Kumar
    Rajni Kant Mishra
    Ajit Pal Singh
    Subhash Verma
    Arun Bhagat
    Option B
    Rajni Kant Mishra was appointed as the Director-General of Border Security Force (BSF) in September 2018

     

  6. When is the World Rabies Day observed annually?
    August 19
    October 5
    September 28
    November 2
    July 23
    Option C
    Theme for World Rabies Day 2018 is – “Rabies: Share the message. Save a life”.

     

  7. The SAFER initiative has been launched by which organisation to reduce harmful use of alcohol?
    World Health Organisation
    Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
    Food and Agriculture Organization
    World Food Programme
    Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Option A
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has released SAFER, a new initiative and technical package outlining five high-impact strategies that can help governments to reduce the harmful use of alcohol and related health, social and economic consequences.

     

  8. The Central Government has cuts its gross market borrowing estimate for current fiscal 2018-19 by Rs _________ crore
    Rs 60,000 crore
    Rs 80,000 crore
    Rs 30,000 crore
    Rs 70,000 crore
    Rs 50,000 crore
    Option D
    Government has announced a reduction in gross borrowing estimate for the current fiscal by 70,000 crore rupees and maintained that the government will contain fiscal deficit target at 3.3 per cent.

     

  9. Which state declared cow as ‘Rashtra Mata’ or the mother of the nation?
    Madhya Pradesh
    Haryana
    Bihar
    Rajasthan
    Uttarakhand
    Option E

     

  10. Bank of Baroda and Vijaya Bank have approved merger proposal with which bank to become second largest PSU lender
    IDBI Bank
    Corporation Bank
    Dena Bank
    Oriental Bank of Commerce
    UCO Bank
    Option C

     


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