Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 12th 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. Which of the following state has recently become the first state to implement coal utilization between Power Units?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Odisha
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Gujarat
(e) Punjab

Q2. Oxford University Press (OUP) has recently launched online dictionaries in which of the following language/languages as part of its special focus on Indian languages?
(a) Tamil
(b) Kannada
(c) Gujarati
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) Both (a) and (b)

Q3. Telangana Chief Minister has recently initiated a Rs. 2,000-crore project to modernize the Sriram Sagar project. This project is built on which River?
(a) Krishna River
(b) Kaveri River
(c) Godavari River
(d) Tungabhadra River
(e) Penna River

Q4. Flipkart has recently announced an investment, the world’s largest technology-focused investment fund from SoftBank Vision Fund. Who is the present CEO of Flipkart?
(a) Jeff Bezos
(b) Kalyan Krishnamurthy
(c) BinnyBansal
(d) Sachin Bansal
(e) R Venkatesan

Q5. The country’s largest commodity exchange, MCX Ltd has received capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) approval to launch options trading in gold. What does 'C' stand for in MCX?
(a) Commodity
(b) Culture
(c) Common
(d) Company
(e) Closed

Q6. Name the javelin throw player who has become the first Indian to qualify for the final round of the javelin throw World Championships.
(a) Neeraj Chopra
(b) DevendraJhajharia
(c) Annu Rani
(d) Deepa Malik
(e) Davinder Singh Kang

Q7. Which of the following state government has recently launched a new awareness drive called Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra?
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Bihar
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) West Bengal

Q8. Facebook has recently rolled out a redesigned video platform for creators and publishers. What is the name of this video Platform?
(a) Zoom it
(b) Watch
(c) Iceberg
(d) Live Now
(e) Play it

Q9. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), what is the amount it will play as the dividend to the government for the year ended June 30?
(a) Rs 40,700 crore
(b) Rs 50,634 crore
(c) Rs 30,659 crore
(d) Rs 65,567 crore
(e) Rs 55,456 crore

Q10. The Lok Sabha passed a bill that approved the merger of associate banks with the SBI with the government. SBI was established in ____________.
(a) 1955
(b) 1949
(c) 1934
(d) 1920
(e) 1945

Q11. In which of the following UTs the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed an interim ban on the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns?
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(c) Daman and Diu
(d) Delhi
(e) Puducherry

Q12. Which of the following bank has recently introduced biometric attendance in the place of the existing system of signing attendance in the attendance register?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Union Bank of India
(c) Allahabad Bank
(d) UCO Bank
(e) Punjab National Bank

Q13. Who is the current speaker of LokSabha?
(a) Meira Kumar
(b) Sumitra Mahajan
(c) Kapil Sibal
(d) Somnath Chatterjee
(e) Manohar Joshi

Q14. Sunil Mehta is the present MD & CEO of which of the following Bank?
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) Axis Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) EXIM Bank
(e) AIIB

Q15. Who is the Present Chairperson of National Green Tribunal (NGT)?
(a) Justice AnityaSen
(b) Justice Swatanter Kumar
(c) Justice Amar Chauhan
(d) Justice Vijay Kumar
(e) Justice Narendra Kumar

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