01st September, 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 01st September, 2017
1. Union Bank on September 1, 2017 reduced its MCLR rate by ____ basis points.
[A] 10
[B] 30
[C] 40
[D] 20
[E] 50
2. Who on September 1, 2017 was appointed as Joint MD and CEO of DHFL?
[A] Kapil Wadhawan
[B] Arun Netravali
[C] Harshil Mehta
[D] Nitin Nohria
[E] Satyendra Pakhale
3. Alpha Design Technologies Ltd. is headquartered in which city?
[A] Mumbai
[B] New Delhi
[C] Kolkata
[D] Bengaluru
[E] Pune

Consider the following statements: (1) The government on August 30, 2017 approved reforms within the Indian Army to enhance the combat capability of the forces.

(2) The first phase of the reforms involves redeployment and restructuring of approximately 57,000 posts of officers.

(3) The committee is headed by Lt Gen (Retd) DB Shekatkar.

Which of the above statement/s is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Both 2 and 3
[C] Only 3
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All of the above
5. J. Y. Pillay on September 1, 2017 was appointed as Acting President of which country?
[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Singapore
[C] Malaysia
[D] Thailand
[E] Vietnam
6. ItzCash on September 1, 2017 signed an agreement with which insurance company to sell general insurance products?
[A] Bharti AXA General Insurance
[B] HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
[D] ICICI Lombard
[E] None of the above
7. As per a report published on August 31, 2017, India's GDP growth was _____% for April-June 2017.
[A] 5.5
[B] 5.6
[C] 5.8
[D] 5.7
[E] 5.9
8. Who on August 31, 2017 was appointed as the new Election Commissioner?
[A] Omprakash Rawat
[B] Rajiv Mehrishi
[C] Hussain Zaidi
[D]  Achal Kumar Joti
[E] Sunil Arora
9. Who on August 31, 2017 was appointed as Comptroller and Auditor General?
[A] S.K. Sharma
[B] Sunil Arora
[C] Naseem Zaidi
[D] Rajiv Mehrishi
[E] Om Prakash Rawat
10. Who on August 31, 2017 was appointed as Secretary of Department of Financial Services?
[A] Rajiv Kumar
[B] Anita Karwal
[C] Krishan Pal
[D] Sudarshan Bhagat
[E] Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi