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General Knowledge : Daily GK Current Affairs

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1. A joint Field Training Exercise (FTX) on Flood Rescue was conducted as part of BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise in ______ on October 12, 2017.
[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamil Nadu
[E] Delhi

Answer: E. Delhi


As a part of the first “Bay of Bengal Initiative For Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Corporation (BIMSTEC), Disaster Management Exercise - 2017, a Joint Field Training Exercise on Flood Rescue was conducted at the Yamuna Barrage, Wazirabad, in which the delegates and rescue teams of all the seven member nations of BIMSTEC group participated with great enthusiasm. This Joint Field Training Exercise was conducted under the overall supervision of Shri Sanjay Kumar, Director General, NDRF and was witnessed by representatives from Senior Officials of MHA, MEA, NDMA, NDRF, State representatives and other senior dignitaries.
2. 'Mitra Shakti 2017' military exercise will be held between India and ________.
[A] South Korea
[B] Nepal
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Thailand
[E] Japan

Answer: C. Sri Lanka


The Armies of India and Sri Lanka will hold a 13-day joint exercise with a focus on enhancing interoperability in counterterror operations. The 'Mitra Shakti 2017' will be the 5th edition of the joint exercise between the armies of the two countries. The exercise will take place in Pune from October 13 to 25. The Mitra Shakti series of exercises has been one of key defence cooperation initiatives​ between the two countries since 2013.

3. 'MedWatch' mobile app has been launched by ________.
[B] Indian Airforce
[C] Indian Army
[D] Indian Navy
[E] Aeronautical Development Agency

Answer: B. Indian Airforce


On the occasion of its 85th anniversary, the Indian Air Force has launched an innovative mobile health App named 'MedWatch' in keeping with the Prime Minister's vision of 'Digital India'. The concept and content of the App is by the Directorate General of Medical Services (Air) and it has been developed in-house with zero financial outlay by the Directorate of Information Technology (DIT).
4. Indian Naval Academy is headquartered in which State?
[A] West Bengal
[B] Gujarat
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Kerala
[E] Andhra Pradesh

Answer: D. Kerala


The Indian Naval Academy (INA or INA Ezhimala) is the initial officer training establishment of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard, located in Ezhimala, Kannur district, Kerala. It was established in 1969. On October 12, 2017, the 2017  edition of the annual Dilli seminar on ‘India and Southeast Asia – Maritime Trade, Expedition and Civilisation Linkages’ commenced here.  The Dilli seminar 2017 edition, continues to serve its purpose of appraising​ the Indian Naval Academy cadets about the rich maritime history and heritage of the nation and promises to remain prominent in the calendar of maritime history studies/seminars of the country.
5. Who will head a committee to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary?
[A] Ramnath Kovind
[B] Narendra Modi
[C] Manohar Parrikar
[D] Rajnath Singh
[E] Venkaiah Naidu

Answer: B. Narendra Modi


 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will head a government committee formed to coordinate year-long celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary from October 2, 2019. The committee includes the chief ministers of all the states, representatives from across the political spectrum, Gandhians, thinkers, and eminent persons from all walks of life.

Tata Teleservices on October 13, 2017, announced to sell its wireless mobile business to _________.

[A] Airtel
[B] Idea
[D] Vodafone
[E] Jio

Answer: A. Airtel


The Tata Group has agreed to sell its mobile business to Bharti Airtel for free, ending the salt-to-software conglomerate's long-standing attempts to rid itself of this loss-making venture while bolstering the market share and 4G airwaves capacity of the Sunil Mittal-led company. The deal, which has been done on a 'debt-free, cash-free basis' will intensify the consolidation process underway in the telecom industry, which has now come to be dominated by three players — the Idea-Vodafone combine, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio. 
7. Name the Indian Naval Ships which will visit Japan on October 12, 2017.
[A] Arihant and Chakra
[B] Shankul and Satya
[C] Delhi and Rajput
[D] Satpura and Kadmatt
[E] Betwa and Ganga

Answer: D. Satpura and Kadmatt


In pursuance of India's Act East Policy and demonstration of India's commitment to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific Region, Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt are visiting Sasebo, Japan from 12th to 15th October 2017. The visit of these ships is part the Indian Governments initiatives to strengthen the long-standing, mutually supportive and strong relationship between Japan and India. This historic relationship spans across the entire spectrum of engagement between both countries cultural, spiritual, economic and security.
8. As per a report published by the RBI on October 12, 2017, NBFC bad loans have risen to ____% in 5 years.
[A] 4
[B] 6
[C] 7
[D] 5
[E] 9

Answer: D. 5


Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), key players in the financial spectrum, have witnessed a steady deterioration in asset quality in the past five years. Gross non-performing assets (GNPA) ratio for NBFCs increased to 5 percent at end-March 2017 from 2.9 percent at end-March 2012, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said.  In absolute terms, bad loans of NBFCs work out to around Rs 74,230 crore as the advances by the sector ​was Rs 14.84 lakh crore.
9. The 12th International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE 2017) will held in _______.
[A] Mumbai
[B] Chennai
[C] Pune
[D] Shimla
[E] New Delhi

Answer: E. New Delhi


The 12th International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE 2017) organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with Ministry of Railways, Government of India, is scheduled from 11-13 October 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.  IREE is the largest event for the Railway Sector in India with the active participation of Indian Railways in the Exhibition, Conference and networking initiatives. ​The IREE 2017 will facilitate partnerships, joint ventures; technology transfer initiatives, and create an ideal platform for manufacturers and service providers.
10. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion will hold a ‘Make in India’ event in which country on October 12?
[B] Sweden
[C] Russia
[D] Italy
[E] Japan

Answer: B. Sweden


Make in India: Sweden 2017, organized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in Stockholm, from October 12-13 aims to enhance Indo-Swedish cooperation.Delegation is led by the Minister of Commerce & Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhu.The meeting was held to further strengthen Indo-Swedish economic relationship and explore new avenues of collaboration.

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