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Important Current Affairs Question and Answers for RBI Grade B, SBI PO and SBI Clerk

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Question: How many additional houses have been sanctioned under PMAY (U) during the 34th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Authority held in New Delhi recently?

Answer: 1.5 Lakh Houses in Urban Areas (A total investment of Rs7,227 crore has been approved with assistance from central of Rs 2,209 crore)

Question: Which airport has been recently recognized as the  first airport in the world to be fully powered by solar energy by United Nations Environment Programme?

Answer: Cochin International Airport, Kerala

Question: The 15th finance commission has recently visited which of the states in south India, embarking their maiden visit in south India?

Answer: Kerala

Question: Which state has recently become the first in northeast and third in the country to have a solar toilet?

Answer: Manipur

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Question: Which state government has recently a unique life insurance scheme for the farmers in the state which will offer an insurance coverage upto Rs 5 Lakh for the farmers in the state, the total premium will be borne by the government?

Answer: Telangana State Government

Question: Which countries has recently withdrawn itself from the race for non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council for 2019-20?

Answer: Israel (The other two countries will contested for two seats are Germany and Belgium)

Question: Which country has withdrawn itself from the strategic Iran Nuclear Deal and imposed fresh sanctions on the country?

Answer: USA

Question: What is the rank of India in terms of largest solar market in the world as per a report released by Mercom Communications, China has topped the list?

Answer: 3rd

Question: What is the name of the campaign launched by World Health Organization to completely eliminate industrially produced trans-fat from global foods by 2023?

Answer: REPLACE

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Question: As per the recent report published by WHO releasing the list of its first “essential diagnostics list”, what percentage of the adults with type-2 diabetes worldwide remained undiagnosed?

Answer: 46%

Question: Which country has unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear PowerStation?

Answer: Russia

Question: Government of India has signed a loan agreement of USD 375 million in May 2017 with which of the following International Organizations for improving the irrigation projects in Madhya Pradesh?

Answer: Asian Development Bank 

Question: Government of India has signed a loan agreement of how much amount with world bank for providing additional assistance to PMGSY – Rural Road Projects?

Answer: USD 500 million

Question: WHO has recently appreciated India’s digital health initiative at its 71st World Health Assembly held in which of the following cities?

Answer: Geneva, Switzerland

Question: Government of India has signed a loan agreement of USD 21.7 million with which of the following organizations for strengthening the public finance management in the project of Rajasthan?

Answer: World Bank

Question: Which bank has been recently empaneled as the settlement Bank for National Stock Exchange?

Answer: YES Bank

Question: Which bank/ financial institution is extending financial assistance to village level entrepreneurs of CSCs, with minimum one year of operation?

Answer: Small Industries Development Bank of India

Question: First edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in which of the following cities in September 2018?

Answer: Hamburg, Germany

Question: First apex conference of smart city CEOs was held in which of the following cities?

Answer: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

 

Question: The first ever tourism ministers conference was held in which of the following cities?

Answer: Wuhan, China

Question: The 2019 climate summit will be held in which of the following cities in September 2019, as per a recent announcement by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres?

Answer: New York, USA

Question: The World Robot Conference 2018 will be held in which of the following cities in August 2018?

Answer: Beijing, China

Question: Who has been recently appointed as the new secretary general of Indian Journalists Union?

Answer: Sabina Indrajit

Question: Who has been recently appointed as the new president of India’s journalists union?

Answer: Amar Devulapalli

Question: Who has recently sworn in as the governor of Mizoram in May 2018?

Answer: Kummannam Rajasekharan

Question: Who has been appointed as the president of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission?

Answer: R K Agarwal

Question: Who has been appointed as the first Chief Financial Officer of Reserve Bank of India?

Answer: Sudha Balakrishnan

Question: Who is the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Music for the album DAMN?

Answer: Kendrick Lamar

Question: Who has been adjudged as the International Cricketer of the Year by the CEAT cricket ratings?

Answer: Virat Kohli

Question: Who has been awarded the Mark Twain Award for American Humor 2018?

Answer: Julia Louis Dreyfus

Question: Which Indian think tank has won the Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award 2018 in government research organizations category?

Answer: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

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Question: Which Indian actor/ actress posthumously has been awarded the “BRICS Business Forum Leadership Award – 2018” recently?

Answer: Sridevi

Question: What is the name of the new frog species discovered by scientists in Karnataka recently?

Answer: Microhyla Kodial

 Question: Oldest rock discovered in which state has been adjudged the second oldest rock in the world?

Answer: Odisha

Question: What is the name of the joint military exercise between India, USA and Japan which concluded in Guam, US?

Answer: Malabar 2018

Question: USA has uninvited which country to the RIMPAC exercise due to unauthorized militarization of island in south china sea by the country?

Answer: China

Question: Mahinda and Mahindra has signed an MoU with which of the following states for supply of 1000 fully electric vehicles?

Answer: Maharashtra

Question: Which of the following states has become the first in the country to sign an MoU with GRIHA council for training its officials to rate government buildings?

Answer: Maharashtra

Question: Who has become the longest serving chief minister of the country recently in May 2018?

Answer: Pawan Kumar Chamling

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Question: What is the name of joint military exercise between India and Malaysia which concluded recently in June 2018?

Answer: Harimau – Shakti

Question: Who has been recently appointed as the new chairman of Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India?

Answer: Subhash Chandra Khuntia

Question: What is the financial outlay to PM Swasthya Suraksha Yojana, Government of India has recently approved setting up of 20 new AIIMS in the country after the scheme has been extended till 2020?

Answer: Rs 14,832 Crore

Question: What is the rank of India on the list of FDI confidence Index 2018 published by global consultancy firm, AT Kearney, the list has been topped by USA?

Answer: 11th

Question: First organized census of Indus dolphins is conducted by which state government in collaboration with WWF – India?

Answer: Punjab

Question: India’s first Integrated Control and Command Center for Smart Cities has been launched in which city recently?

Answer: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

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Question: United Nations Development Programme is setting up a skill development center in which of the following cities in India?

Answer: Hyderabad, Telangana

Question: Which IIM has introduced Bharat Inclusive Initiative with initial funding of USD 25 million to fund startups in the country?

Answer: IIM Ahmedabad

Question: As per the Asia and Pacific regional economic outlook report published by International Monetary Fund, what is India’s estimate growth rate for 2018-19?

Answer: 7.4%

Question: World Press Freedom Day is observed every year on which of the following days, the theme for 2018 is “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law”?

Answer: May 03rd

Question: National Technology Day is observed every year on which of the following days?

Answer: May 11th

Question: World Hypertension Day is observed every year on which of the following days, the theme for 2018 is “Know Your Numbers”?

Answer: May 17th

Question: International Museums Day is observed every year on which of the following days?

Answer: 18th May

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Question: International Museums Day is observed every year on which of the following days?

Answer: 18th May

Question: International Museums Day is observed every year on which of the following days?

Answer: 18th May

Question: Anti-terrorism Day is observed every year by government of India on which of the following days?

Answer: 21st May

Question: World No-Tobacco Day is observed every year on which of the following days, the theme for 2018 is Tobacco and Heart Disease?

Answer: 31st May

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