General Knowledge & Current Affairs Questions Answers | latest General Knowledge & Current Affairs Questions Answers for 2017 Exams
Question Number 1. Which of the following companies has launched contactless digital payment wallet – MoboMoney?
Answer – Tech Mahindra Tech Mahindra has launched the ‘MoboMoney’, a first of its kind ‘Tap N Pay’ contactless digital payment solution for the Indian masses. MoboMoney is a prepaid wallet issued in the form of a NFC (Near Field Communication) contactless tag that could be used to ‘Tap N Pay’ for goods and services. Termed as India’s first commercial NFC ecosystem rollout, MoboMoney allows consumers to load their wallet by paying cash at its 1000+ retail network, helping convert cash into e-cash.
Question Number 2. On which date, National Good Governance day is observed in India?
Answer – December 25 India observed its second National Good governance day on December 25, 2017 to create awareness among the Indian people of accountability in government. On this occasion, the Union Health ministry has launched four information technology driven initiatives to mark good governance day. The initiatives include IT-based programmes focused on maternal and child care, tobacco control and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment. National Good governance day was established in 2017 to observe the birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Question Number 3. Korada Ramana is related to which of the following sports?
Answer – Weightlifting Recently, Korada Ramana bagged gold medals in the men’s 56kg categories in the Senior National Weightlifting Championships at the SAI centre in Patiala. Apart from him, Sanjita Chanu has also won gold in the women’s 48 kg in the championship.
Question Number 4 : Rosneft oil company is from which of the following countries?
Answer – Russia Recently, the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russian National Oil company Rosneft for cooperation in geologic survey, exploration and production of hydrocarbons in select onshore areas in Russia. As per the MoU, all three oil companies are agreed to examine the possibility of cooperation in respect of the Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha LLC assets in East Serbia. ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL)is in talks to raise its stake in Russia’s second biggest oilfield of Vankor.