August 12, 2017

August 2017 #3 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

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

  1. How much amount of interest burdent, as said by the CAG, the Food Corporation of India would have saved during 2011-16, if the government released the food subsidy on time?
  2. Under various phases of which scheme did the government proposes to establish 14 new AIIMS in different parts of the country?
  3. What is the first airport in the country to provide 'Express Security Check' facility?
  4. The Loksabha passed a ill to enable the exit of RBI from NABARD and increase authorised capital of the development institution 6 times to _____.
  5. What is the new exchange traded fund, ETF announced by finance minister Arun Jaitley, which consists of 22 scrips including ONGC, IOC, SBI and Axis bank?
  6. Which organisation manages the New Exchange Traded Fund?
  7. Who is the index provider for new Exchange Traded Fund?
  8. What are the six sectors of BHARAT 22?
  9. What is the target for the central public sector enterprises disinvestment in 2017-18?
  10. Which country's 3 billion dollars annual exports are slashed by a third by a US drafted United Nations Security Council Resolution, by banning the country's coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood?
  11. To be adopted, an United Nations Security Council Resolution needs 9 votes and no vetos by which countries?
  12. Where did the union government launched the second Agri-UDAAN program?
  13. Which country approved a law making permanent residency available to non citizens?
  14. What is India's indigenous global positioning system?
  15. With which organisation, which is based in New Delhi, did ISRO signed a pact, to us the official time provided by it for India's GPS, IRNSS?
August 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams


  1. Rs. 35,700 crore
  2. Pradhan Mantri Swastya Suraksha Yojana
  3. Hyderabad International airport limited
  4. Rs. 30,000 crore
  5. BHARAT 22
  6. ICICI Prudential AMC
  7. Asia Index Private Limited
  8. Energy, FMCG, Finance, Basic Material, Industrial and Utilities
  9. RS. 72,500 cr
  10. North Korea
  11. Unitede States, China, Russia, France or Britain
  12. New Delhi
  13. Qatar
  14. IRNSS - Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System
  15. National Physical Laboratory
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