Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 13th 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 Bank has recently unveiled two new digital services for online payments, viz Bharat QR (Quick Response) and Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS)?
(a) Indian Bank
(b) Indian Overseas Bank
(c) SBI
(d) Canara Bank
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q2. Name the Poet and writer (died recently), who became the first All India Poetry Champion in 1988.
(a) Manohar Vijay
(b) Chaitanya sen
(c) Vijay Nambisan
(d) Kamal Narayan Thakur
(e) Rubal Malik

Q3. The 15th Ministerial Meeting of BIMSTEC concluded recently in Nepal. What does 'M' stands for in BIMSTEC?
(a) Multi-Sectoral
(b) Marketing
(c) Mankind
(d) Multi-Lingual
(e) Ministerial

Q4. The Centre has appointed lyricist Prasoon Joshi as Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). He has replaced _____________.
(a) Leela Samson
(b) Pahlaj Nihalani
(c) Arvind Trivedi
(d) Asha Parekh
(e) Shakti Samanta

Q5. National Mission for Clean Ganga has recently approved how many projects in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh to the tune of about Rs 2,033 crore?
(a) 8
(b) 15
(c) 10
(d) 12
(e) 5

Q6. The Government of India has decided to launch a new sub-scheme named “AGEY” as part of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). What does AGEY stands for?
(a) Aajeevan Gaanv Express Yojana
(b) Aadhunik Grameen Express Yojana
(c) Aayojan Grameen Economical Yojana
(d) Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana
(e) Aadhunik Grameen Extension Yojana

Q7. Name the Indian athlete who has been appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region.
(a) Milkha Singh
(b) P T Usha
(c) Anju Bobby George
(d) Sachin Tendulkar
(e) Mahesh Bhupathi

Q8. Ruth Pfau, known locally as Pakistan's Mother Teresa, passed away recently. She was basically from which country?
(a) Russia
(b) Italy
(c) Germany
(d) Spain
(e) USA

Q9. The International Youth Day was observed across the world on _____________.
(a) 10 August
(b) 8 August
(c) 15 August
(d) 12 August
(e) 13 August

Q10. Yisrael Kristal, world's oldest man passed away recently at the age of 113. He was from which country?
(a) Indonesia
(b) Israel
(c) Oman
(d) Somalia
(e) Iran

Q11. Which of the following lender has recently introduced two tier interest rate structures for saving bank accounts?
(a) Indian Bank
(b) Bank of Baroda
(c) IDBI Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) UCO Bank

Q12. Which of the following state government in association with the World Resources Institute (WRI) India has launched the ‘Smart Streets Lab’ program?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Telangana

Q13. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has recently appointed ____________ as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
(a) Sandeep Kumar
(b) Dilip Asbe
(c) Anita Joshi
(d) Manoj Saxena
(e) Rohan Bhagwat

Q14. What is the theme of International Youth Day 2017?
(a) Youth Building Nation
(b) Empowering Youth
(c) Youth Building Peace
(d) World with Youth
(e) Building Partnership with Youth

Q15. Who is the present Director-General of World Health Organization?
(a) Margaret Chan
(b) Takehiko Nakao
(c) Claude Juncker
(d) Manuel Barroso
(e) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus


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