Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk, Canara Bank PO- Set 140

Current Affairs Progress Test - Set 140
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. Which state has been adjudged as the best state at the 38th India International Trade Fair?
    West Bengal
    Himachal Pradesh
    Option D


  2. Where was the ‘Cope India 2018’ held in 2018?
    West Bengal
    Himachal Pradesh
    Jammu & Kashmir
    Option C
    The Indian Air Force and the Air forces of the United States will participate in a 12-day joint exercise ‘Cope India 2018’ from December 3 to 14 in West Bengal. This is the 4th edition. The exercise will be held at two air force stations namely Air Station Kalaikunda and Air Station Arjan Singh (Panagarh). The Cope India exercise is being held after a gap of eight years, with the last one having taken place in 2010


  3. The PAiSA platform has been launched for?
    to provide detailed status of currency in circulation
    to know loan eligibility of a person/firm
    processing interest subvention on bank loans
    for submission of loan emi
    transfer of NPA to AMC
    Option C
    A centralized electronic platform for processing interest subvention on bank loans to beneficiaries under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) named “PAiSA – Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access”, was launched in New Delhi on November 26, 2018.


  4. When was the 14th Formation Day of NDMA celebrated?
    November 29
    November 28
    November 26
    November 25
    November 27
    Option E
    The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, inaugurated the 14th Formation Day of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in New Delhi on November 27, 2018. The theme of this year’s Formation Day is ‘Early Warning for Disasters’.


  5. What is the Gender wage gap in India as per the Global Wage Report 2018/19 of ILO?
    Option D
    Gender Pay Gap: The report find that globally women continue to be paid approximately 20 per cent less than men. Gender wage gap highest in India, women are paid 34% less than men


  6. Who has been appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India?
    Ashok Lavasa
    Om Prakash Rawat
    Jaidev Sarohi
    Sunil Arora
    Satish Choubey
    Option D
    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed former bureaucrat Sunil Arora as new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. He will succeed the incumbent Om Prakash Rawat and will take charge on December 2. Arora is currently Election Commissioner of India. Ashok Lavasa is the second election commissioner.


  7. Who has topped the Fortune India Most Powerful Women in Business 2018 List?
    Option C
    Zia Mody an Indian Corporate Lawyer, has topped the Fortune India Most Powerful Women in Business 2018 List. 2nd- Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw; 3rd- Suneeta Reddy


  8. Which state has the highest number of beneficiary under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)?
    Madhya Pradesh
    West Bengal
    Option C
    Around 2.75 lakh beneficiaries have availed a subsidy scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), with Gujarat topping the chart. aharashtra and Madhya Pradesh had the most number of beneficiaries under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) after Gujarat. Over 88,000 beneficiaries have been disbursed CLSS in Gujarat.


  9. Who will replace Aram Shishmanian as the CEO of World Gold Council?
    John Brown
    Steve Williams
    Michael Jones
    David Tait
    William Wilson
    The World Gold Council on has announced the appointment of David Tait as its next CEO. David will join the organisation on January 7, 2019 as CEO Designate for a transitionary period before becoming CEO on February 25 He will succeed Aram Shishmanian, who served as CEO over the last 10 years. Headquarters of WGC: London, United Kingdom


  10. Which city will host the Khelo India Youth Games-2019?
    Option B
    The second edition of Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Pune in January 2019. The inaugural event of Khelo India, which has been rechristened as Khelo India Youth Games, was held only for the Under-17 age group, while the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 will also have Under-21 athletes participating in 18 disciplines.


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