Current Affairs Questions & Answers: March 17, 2017

1. The 2017 Agriculture Science Fair (ASF) was held in which city?

[A] Pune
[B] Jaipur
[C] Bhopal
[D] New Delhi

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2. Which bank has launched an instant digital Loan Against Securities (LAS) facility?

[A] Axis Bank
[B] Bank of India
[C] HDFC Bank
[D] ICICI Bank

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3. Which bank has recently signed MoU with CREDAI to work towards providing housing for all?

[A] Allahabad Bank
[B] State Bank of India (SBI)
[C] Dena Bank
[D] Bank of Baroda (BoB)

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4. Who is the author of the book “The Sleepwalker’s Dream: A Novel”?

[A] Dhrubajyoti Borah
[B] Sheela Redddy
[C] Kalyan Karmakar
[D] Vikram Seth

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5. What is the India’s rank in the world for the number of MPs in Parliament, as per latest UN report “Women in Politics 2017 Map”?

[A] 155th
[B] 169th
[C] 111th
[D] 148th

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6. Which Indian personality has become the Vice-President (VP) of the Local Organising Committee (LoC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017?

[A] Babul Supriyo
[B] Kushal Das
[C] Praful Patel
[D] Nikhil Kumar

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7. The 2017 G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting has started in which country?

[A] Italy
[B] France
[C] Germany
[D] India

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8. The International Buddhist conference on “Buddhism in 2lst Century” has started in which state?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Sikkim
[D] West Bengal

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9. Which parliamentary committee has suggested merger of state-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL for their long-term survival?

[A] Tarun Jaitely committee
[B] Bhagat Singh Koshyari committee
[C] Ashok Lavasa committee
[D] Arvind Sawant committee

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10. Which Indian Badminton player has been appointed a new member of the governing body of Sports Authority of India (SAI)?

[A] Prakash Padukone
[B] Pullela Gopichand
[C] Saina Nehwal
[D] Jwala Gutta

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