August 03, 2017

August 2017 #1 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO and Clerk exams

August 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS RRB Officer and Assistant, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI, RBI, LIC, SSC, UPSC exams


  1. Supreme court imposed a ban on the use of five harmful metals in firecrackers as they cause enormous air pollution. What are the five metals?
  2. Expand PESO. 
  3. What is Ramon Magsaysay Award also known as?
  4. Magsaysay award 2017 is given to 6 members. Who are they?
  5. In honour of whom did Magsaysay award was created in 1957?
  6. In which sector did the executive committee of National Mission for Clean Ganga approved seven projects?
  7. What does the Constitution 123rd amendment bill 2017, passed by the Rajya Sabha, seeks?
  8. Where were the 2017 FINA World Aquatic Championships held?
  9. Who has been elected as the Prime Minister by Pakistan's National Assembly, after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme cout over the panama papers scandal?
  10. What is the United Nations specialised agency for Information and Communication Technologies?
  11. According to a UN report, which two countries are home to 39% of the 830 million young people worldwide who use the internet?
  12. Which state government's 60% of the total expenditure is financed by the central government through non-debt resources during 2015-16?
  13. Which mission will be intensified and will be launched by the health ministry to accelerate immunisation coverage to meet its targets of full immunisation cover by 2018?
  14. Who is the founder director of Cellular and Molecular biology, that passed away?
  15. Which corporation was declared as the world's first green metro after it added a green certification for all its major buildings and installations?
August 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO and Clerk exams

Answers


  1. Lithium, Mercury, Arsenic, Antimony and Lead
  2. Petroleum and Explosive Safety Oranisation
  3. Asian Nobel Prize
  4. Yoshiyaki Ishizawa, Japan; Abdon Nababan, Indonesia; Gethsie Shanmugam, Sri Lanka; Tony Tay, SIngapore; Lila De Lima and Phillippines Educationsl Theatre Association, Phillippines
  5. Ramon Magsaysay, Former president of Phillippines
  6. Sewage infrastructure and development
  7. To create a commission with constitutional status for OBCs at par with National Commission for Scheduled castes and tribes
  8. Budapest, Hungary
  9. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
  10. International Telecommunications Union
  11. India and CHina
  12. Jammu and Kashmir
  13. Mission Indradhanush
  14. Pushpa Mitra Bhargava
  15. Delhi Metro Railway Corporation

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