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7 Aug 2017

Most Important Current Affairs 2017 for Upcoming Any Competitive Examination


1. Which country has become the first in the world to officially authorise the use of  "three-parent baby" fertility treatments on December 1,2016 to enable women with mitochondrial disease to have a healthy child?

A. Mexico
B. Britain
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2. According to the central Statistics Office(CSO) the Gross Domestic Product(GDP) of Indian economy has grown at the rate of_________in the second quarter of FY 17.

A. 7.1%
B. 7.3%
C. 7.6%
D. 7.5%
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3. Which Indian city has been honoured with the best cities of 2016 Award at the C40 Mayors summit held in Mexico city from November 30 to December 2, 2016?

A. New Delhi
B. Kolkata
C. Chennai
D. Mumbai
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4. Name the Managing Director(MD) and chief executive of the national stock exchange of India (NSE) who recently resigned from the post owning to personal reasons.

A. Chitra Ramkrishna
B. Renuka Ramnath
C. Shyam Srinivasan
D. Vijayalakshimi Iyer
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5. Name the eminent poet who has been felicitated with the 52nd Gyanpith Award for 2016?

A. Rehman Rahi
B. Kedarnath Singh
C. Shankha Ghose
D. Raghuveer Chowdhary
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6. Union cabinet has approved signing of agreement for centre on Integrated Rural Development  for Asia and the Pacific(CIRDAP) establishment centre in:

A. Jaipur
B. Hyderabad
C. Varanasi
D. Kochi
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7. Which Asian country has become the 7th formal member of South Asia Sub-regional Economic cooperation(SASEC)?

A. Pakistan
B. Myanmar
C. Afghanistan
D. Thailand
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8.  In order to mop up extra liquidity from the system in view of Demonetisation,the Government and Reserve bank on December 2, 2016 has sharply raised the Market Stabilisation Scheme(MSS) from Rs 30000 crore to Rs.____?

A. 6 lakh crore
B. 10 lakh crore
C. 1 lakh crore
D. 5 lakh crore
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9. Which bank has launched a new digital transaction service name Simsepay,that allows customers of the bank to do money transfers,pay bills and other mobile banking service,without the need for smart phones or Internet?

A. RBL Bank
C. Yes Bank
D. HDFC Bank
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10. The Reserve bank of India (RBI) has decided to extend the time for instalment of Adhar-enabled pose devices till Which date?

A. March 29,2017
B. February 1,2017
C. January 30,2017
D. June 30,2017
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Posted by Deep Jyoti Baruah

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