Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 10th August 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. Name the Indian-origin actor who will be felicitated with the Asia Society 2017 Asia Game Changers Award in New York.
(a) Kal Penn
(b) Dev Patel
(c) Aziz Ansari
(d) Padma Lakshmi
(e) M. Night Shyamalan

Q2. The Legislative Assembly of which state has recently passed a bill which reclassifies coconut as a `tree', ensuring legal protection for it?
(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Goa
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q3. Name the Bollywood Celebrity who has been signed in as a brand ambassador by a health and wellness startup in a deal worth Rs 100 crore.
(a) Amir Khan
(b) Imran Khan
(c) Hrithik Roshan
(d) Abhishek Bachchan
(e) Ajay Devgan

Q4. The Nagasaki Day is observed across the world on _____________.
(a) 9 August
(b) 5 August
(c) 6 August
(d) 10 August
(e) 11 August

Q5. Name the e-commerce company that has launched 'Budding Star Program', an exclusive program aimed at its employees to help them achieve their dreams by providing them financial assistance and paid leave.
(a) Amazon
(b) Snapdeal
(e) Flipkart

Q6. Name the Indian-American who has been appointed to a key position of Deputy Comptroller for Minority Affairs in New York's Nassau County.
(a) Latar Mangesh
(b) Dilip Chauhan
(c) Mehek Gulati
(d) Rahul Gupta
(e) Sameer Roman

Q7. India has recently celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement. What is the theme of this year?
(a) Sankalp Se Vriddhi
(b) Sankalp Se Parinam
(c) Sankalp Se Siddhi
(d) Sankalp Se Vikas
(e) Sankalp Se Kamaal

Q8. Name the lender who has recently launched instant credit cards enabling its savings account customers to get a credit card instantly, in a completely digital and paperless manner.
(a) SBI
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) IDBI Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) Axis Bank

Q9. With which of the following digital payments company Private sector lender IDFC Bank has partnered to launch ‘IDFC Bank Benefits’?
(a) Zeta
(b) Beta
(c) Paytm
(d) MobiKwik
(e) FreeCharge

Q10. Syndicate Bank has pared its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 5-10 basis points in certain maturity buckets. Who is the Managing Director & CEO of Syndicate Bank?
(a) Rakesh Sethi
(b) Melwyn Rego
(c) Mahesh Kumar Jain
(d) Aditya Puri
(e) R S Pandey

Q11. Sri Lankan Navy has recently commissioned an India-built state-of-the-art AOPV to boost its search and rescue capabilities. What does 'P' stands for in AOPV?
(a) Petrol
(b) Premium
(c) Patrol
(d) Population
(e) Play

Q12. Private sector lender Axis Bank reduced the interest rate on savings bank accounts by 50 basis points to 3.5 per cent for deposits up to Rs 50 lakh. Who is the Present CEO of Axis Bank?
(a) Shikha Sharma
(b) Amit Gaba
(c) Rahul Saxena
(d) Chanda Kocchar
(e) Aditya Suri

Q13. Sri Lankan President and Armed Forces commander-in-chief Maithripala Sirisena has recently commissioned the new patrol vessel in Sri Lanka. The Ship has been built at __________ in India.
(a) Mazagon Dock Ltd
(b) Goa Shipyard Ltd
(c) Cochin Shipyard Ltd
(d) Bharati Shipyard Ltd
(e) Pipavav Shipyard

Q14. Name the Indo-Canadian entrepreneur who has been recently appointed Canada's consul general in San Francisco.
(a) Mahendra Kumar
(b) Yousuf Gilani
(c) Rana Sarkar
(d) Samvid Kumar
(e) Gajendra Verma

Q15. Sri Lankan President and Armed Forces commander-in-chief Maithripala Sirisena has recently commissioned the new patrol vessel named ______________.
(a) SLNS Saryu
(b) SLNS Dvora
(c) SLNS Wave Rider 
(d) SLNS Sayurala
(e) SLNS Ranavijaya

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