Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk, Canara Bank PO- Set 135

Current Affairs Progress Test - Set 135
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
Time Limit: 02 minutes
  1. Asia Pacific Summit-2018 was held in which country?
    Sri Lanka
    Option C
    The Asia Pacific Summit-2018 began in Kathmandu, Nepal on December 1, 2018. The theme of two-day Summit is “Addressing the Critical Challenges of Our Time: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity, and Universal Values”.


  2. A S Rajeev has taken charge as MD, CEO of which bank?
    Allahabad Bank
    Canara Bank
    Bank of Maharashtra
    United Bank of India
    UCO Bank
    Option C
    Bank of Maharashtra has announced that A S Rajeev has joined the bank as its Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was Executive Director of Indian Bank from 22 January 2016


  3. When is International Day for the Abolition of Slavery observed?
    20 October
    02 December
    05 December
    21 November
    02 November
    Option B
    International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on 02 December. The focus of this day is on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.


  4. Moody has predicted India’s Real GDP for 2018-19 at?
    Option E
    Moody’s Investors Service’s annual Banking System Outlook on India estimated the country’s real gross domestic product (GDP) as under: Real GDP for 2018-19= 7.2% Real GDP for 2019-20=7.4%


  5. Which word has been Declared People’s Word of 2018 by Cambridge Dictionary?
    gender gap
    Option B
    Cambridge Dictionary has declared Nomophobia as the People’s Word of 2018. This word has been selected based on the votes given by the people. Nomophobia refers to the “fear or worry at the idea of being without your mobile phone or unable to use it”. For the first time, the Cambridge editors asked the public to vote for the word that best summed up 2018. There were 4 words this year in the race to become the Cambridge Word of the Year that includes: nomophobia, ecocide, no-platforming, and gender gap.


  6. World Bank has announced _____ towards climate action investment for 2021-2025
    $100 billion
    $150 billion
    $250 billion
    $200 billion
    $300 billion
    Option D
    The World Bank has announced $200 billion (Rs 13.95 lakh crore) towards climate action investment for 2021-2025 The $200 billion is double the World Bank’s current five-year investment on climate action. The United Nations Climate Change Conferences, COP 24 will be held on 3-14 December 2018 in Katowice, Poland.


  7. Which of the following has launched eATM to pay sale proceeds up to ₹50,000 in 30 min
    Kotak Securities
    HDFC Securities
    Motilal Oswal
    ICICI Securities
    Option E
    ICICI Securities has announced the launch of eATM orders through which retail investors can get as much as ₹50,000 in just 30 minutes when they sell stocks on the BSE through this new facility. The facility will be available on 600 select stocks on the BSE representing 99 per cent of market capitalisation. This is faster than the usual waiting period of T+2 days under the current settlement system. Shilpa Kumar is the MD/CEO of ICICI Securities.


  8. Where is the headquartes of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) located?
    Option A
    Headquarter: Vienna Austria


  9. Which city will host the India Water Impact Summit-2018?
    Option D
    The annual India Water Impact Summit 2018 will be held from 5-7 December 2018 in New Delhi. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the event. Theme: Showcasing and Enhancing Impacts of National and International Efforts on Ganga Rejuvenation.


  10. Name the initiative launched by Odisha Government under its “Ama Gaon Ama Bikas” scheme to ensure transparency in implementation of schemes
    CLEAN initiative
    PEETHA initiative
    PAARDARSHITA initiative
    Mo Clean initiative
    STRAIGHT initiative
    Option B
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced Peoples Empowerment – Enabling Transparency and Accountability of Odisha (PEETHA) Initiatives to create awareness about the government’s welfare schemes, and improving transparency in the implementation of the same. The initiative is a sub-scheme of the government’s flagship “Ama Gaon Ama Bikas” scheme. PEETHA is a part of the 3-T initiative of Technology Transparency and Teamwork model.


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