Current Affairs 14 Jan for Bank SSC UPSC LIC NIA

Ques. : 1   What are the investment targets set by the govt for the central govt, states/ UTs and private sector respectively under Swachh Bharat Mission in urban areas?
1) Rs 4,874 cr, Rs 14,623 cr, Rs 42,512 cr2) Rs 14,623 cr, Rs 4,874 cr, Rs 42,512 cr
3) Rs 42,512 cr, Rs 4,874 cr, Rs 14,623 cr4) Rs 42,512 cr, Rs 14,623 cr, Rs 4,874 cr
5) None of theseAns.) 2
Ques. : 2   The NATO and the US have officially ended their 13 year combat mission in Afghanistan. Now, the two will begin a new mission there called
1) Resolute Support2) Desert Fox
3) Rational Support4) Passive Support
5) None of theseAns.) 1
Ques. : 3   According to the Financial Stability Board (FSB) methodology and classification, the size of the shadow banking sector in India is estimated to be around $190 bn, which is the _____ largest in the world.
1) 2nd2) 3rd
3) 5th4) 10th
5) 15thAns.) 5
Ques. : 4   Which of the following financial institutions (FIs) does not come under the full-fledged regulation and supervision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
1) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)2) National Housing Bank (NHB)
3) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)4) Export Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank)
5) None of theseAns.) 5
Ques. : 5   Who among the following has been voted world’s No. 1 footballer in the top 100 footballers' list of ‘The Guardian’ revealed recently?
1) Cristiano Ronaldo2) Lionel Messi
3) Wayne Rooney4) Gareth Bale
5) None of theseAns.) 1
Ques. : 6   According to the Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, inflows of FDI into India rose by about 25 per cent to _____in the Apr-Oct period of the current fiscal.
1) USD 13.82 bn2) USD 17.35 bn
3) USD 19.32 bn4) USD 21.53 bn
5) None of theseAns.) 2
Ques. : 7   The Singapore-bound Flight QZ8501, which crashed into Java Sea on 28 Dec after taking off from Surabaya, Indonesia, belonged to
1) Lufthansa2) AirAsia
3) Qatar Airways4) Vistara
5) Singapore AirlinesAns.) 2
Ques. : 8   Mahendra Singh Dhoni on 30 Dec announced his retirement from ________with immediate effect.
1) Twenty202) One-Day Internationals
3) Test cricket4) All forms of cricket
5) None of theseAns.) 3
Ques. : 9   The finance ministry has decided not to extend excise duty cuts on automobiles beyond Dec 31. The previous govt has reduced the excise duty on small cars, scooters, motorcycles and commercial vehicles from 12 per cent to
1) six per cent2) eight per cent
3) nine per cent4) 10 per cent
5) None of theseAns.) 2
Ques. : 10   The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has formed a dedicated panel for introducing safety features in new vehicles under ‘Bharat New Vehicle Safety Assessment Programme’ which will be voluntary from Oct 2017 and mandatory by
1) Oct 20182) Oct 2019
3) Oct 20204) Oct 2022
5) None of theseAns.) 3
Ques. : 11   Who among the following has been appointed Managing Director and CEO of the Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)?
1) P Srinivas2) Kishore Kumar Sansi
3) Animesh Chauhan4) R Koteeswaran
5) None of theseAns.) 4
Ques. : 12   The govt set up which of the following institutions to replace Planning Commission on New Year’s Day?
1) NITI Aayog2) NITI Vibhag
3) NITI Samiti4) NITI Parisad
5) None of theseAns.) 1
Ques. : 13   Who among the following will chair the institution which is all set to replace the Planning Commission?
1) Prime Minister2) Finance Minister
3) Person Appointed by the PM4) RBI Governor
5) None of theseAns.) 1
Ques. : 14   The govt has ushered in reforms related to public sector banks. Which of the following is/are correct in this regard?
1) The posts of Chairman and Managing Director have been split.2) The PSU banks will have a non-Executive Chairman, giving operational responsibility to MD and CEO.
3) The current structure at country's largest lender State Bank of India which is headed by a Chairman and assisted by several Managing Directors, will continue.4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 2)Ans.) 4
Ques. : 15   The Union finance ministry is confident of meeting the target of reining in the central govt’s fiscal deficit. The fiscal deficit target has been set at what per cent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) for the current fiscal?
1) 5.5 per cent2) 5.1 Per cent
3) 4.6 per cent4) 4.1 per cent
5) None of theseAns.) 4
Ques. : 16   The Ramon Magsaysay award winner BG Verghese passed away recently. He was a noted
1) novelist2) environmentalist
3) journalist4) film critic
5) None of theseAns.) 3
Ques. : 17   The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a mobile application of Delhi Police that will allow women to send a distress call to Police Control Room (PCR) and their relatives in case of any emergency. What is the name of the app?
1) Samarth2) Himmat
3) Sahas4) Shakti
5) None of theseAns.) 2
Ques. : 18   Who among the following has been appointed Managing Director and CEO of the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)?
1) P Srinivas2) Kishore Kumar Sansi
3) Animesh Chauhan4) R Koteeswaran
5) None of theseAns.) 3
Ques. : 19   Who among the following has been appointed Managing Director and CEO of the Vijaya Bank?
1) P Srinivas2) Kishore Kumar Sansi
3) Animesh Chauhan4) R Koteeswaran
5) None of theseAns.) 2
Ques. : 20   Who among the following has been appointed Managing Director and CEO of the United Bank of India?
1) P Srinivas2) Kishore Kumar Sansi
3) Animesh Chauhan4) R Koteeswaran
5) None of theseAns.) 1
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