Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 18th October 2017

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Current Affairs Questions Based on The Hindu

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains so that you can do well in the exam. These current affairs are based on current news. Let us see how many questions you attempt accurately.

Q1. The Ayurveda Day of 2017 was celebrated on _______________.
(a) 7 October
(b) 11 October
(c) 17 October
(d) 15 October
(e) 18 October

Q2. Name the Indian lender that has committed Rs 156 crore to fund first Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to be constructed at Varanasi under Hybrid Annuity-PPP Model.
(a) Yes Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Dena Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) IDBI Bank

Q3. Name the Union Cabinet Minister who is on a three-day visit to Japan to participate in the 6th annual LNG Producers Consumer Conference.
(a) Suresh Prabhu
(b) Ananthkumar
(c) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(d) Dharmendra Pradhan
(e) Chaudhary Birender Singh

Q4. Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) has been declared an ‘Institute of National Importance’ under Ministry of Commerce & Industry. FDDI was established in _________.
(a) 1967
(b) 1986
(c) 1965
(d) 1997
(e) 1942

Q5. With Investment Authority of which country the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) of India has signed an investment agreement worth $1 billion?
(a) The UAE
(b) Azerbaijan
(c) Abu Dhabi
(d) Qatar
(e) Syria

Q6. Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed ratings on domestic as well as foreign currency bond programs of the country’s lender _____________.
(a) SBI
(b) Allahabad bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) Syndicate Bank
(e) Dena Bank

Q7. Name the E-commerce major which has recently launched its CSR initiative in association with the Union Textile Ministry, to work directly with weavers and elevate their economic stature.
(a) Jabong
(b) e bay
(c) Flipkart
(d) Amazon
(e) Myntra

Q8. Mahindra & Mahindra has launched a program named _____________ to empower women working in the agriculture sector by promoting efficient and ergonomic farm tools and equipment.
(a) Sankalp
(b) Samriddhi
(c) Grihani
(d) Prerna
(e) Kaushalya

Q9. Eminent poet, lyricist and journalist _____________ has been selected for the Padma Prabha Puraskaram for 2017.
(a) Veer Bhadra
(b) Prabha Varma
(c) Manoj Solanki
(d) Veerendra Kumar
(e) K L Mohan

Q10. Name the former competitive power lifter who has become the first ever Indian woman to be signed by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
(a) Sakshi Malik
(b) Savita Rani
(c) Kavita Devi
(d) Karnam Malleshwari
(e) Bimala Devi

Q11. Atlanta 1996 and Athens 2004 gold medal-winning sailor Robert Scheidt has announced his retirement from Olympic competition. He was from _____________. 
(a) Brazil
(b) France
(c) USA
(d) Russia
(e) Ireland

Q12. Name India's first Olympic swimmer who passed away in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district at the age of 87.
(a) Bijoy Barman
(b) Hakimuddin Habibullah
(c) Dolly Nazir
(d) Shamsher Khan
(e) Chand Bajaj

Q13. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) is observed globally on _______________.
(a) 10 October
(b) 18 October
(c) 6 October
(d) 3 October
(e) 17 October

Q14. The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has recently dedicated the India's first All India Institute of Ayurveda in _________________.
(a) Pune
(b) Bengaluru
(c) New Delhi
(d) Chennai
(e) Chandigarh

Q15. The biography of Hema Malini named 'Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl' was launched recently. The biography has been penned by journalist turned writer _____________. 
(a) Yoshita Singh
(b) Ram Kamal Mukherjee
(c) Shrilal Shukla
(d) Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay
(e) Mohanti Lal Sarna


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