Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 14th 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. Who has launched an Indian National Anthem video in sign language, featuring differently-abled and partially differently-abled children?
(a) Prakash Javadekar
(b) Ram Nath Kovind
(c) Amitabh Bachchan
(d) Narendra Modi
(e) Mahendra Nath Pandey

Q2. Which state Assembly has passed Religious Freedom Bill 2017 recently, it aims to stop the forced conversions in the state. The bill will now be sent to the governor, following whose approval it would go to the President for assent? 
(a) Kerala
(b) Jharkhand
(c) West Bengal
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat

Q3. Bollywood star _______________________ has become the first female actor ever to hoist the Indian National Flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), Australia’s annual celebration of film from India and the subcontinent.
(a) Alia Bhatt
(b) Sonakshi Sinha 
(c) Kareena Kapoor 
(d) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
(e) Deepika Padukone

Q4. According to the Economic Survey, India has now emerged as one of the most open economies in the world for receiving Foreign Direct Investments (FDI), on the back of a host of liberalisation measures. Which country is the top source of FDI in India during 2016-17?
(a) Mauritius
(b) Singapore
(c) Japan 
(d) Netherlands
(e) USA

Q5. The Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 was given to Nora K Jemisin, a/an ___________ speculative fiction writer for her work 'The Obelisk Gate'.
(a) British
(b) Russian
(c) American
(d) German
(e) Indian

Q6. Name the person, who has been appointed as Managing Director of Exim Bank of India? 
(a) David Rasquinha
(b) I V Subba Rao
(c) Dilip Asbe
(d) Vinay Dube
(e) Pahlaj Nihalani

Q7. Which among the following company has become the third most funded private company globally recently?
(a) Dell
(b) Alibaba
(c) Snapdeal
(d) Flipkart
(e) Amazon

Q8. Which state has launched ‘NAMO E-Tab’ tablets scheme recently?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) West Bengal
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q9. Homegrown messaging and social media technology company _____________ has acquired Bengaluru-based tech start-up Creo for an undisclosed amount. 
(a) Gmail
(b) Twitter
(c) Facebook
(d) Whats app
(e) Hike Messenger

Q10. Name the person, who has appointed the secretary to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu?
(a) Rajiv Kumar
(b) Rana Sarkar
(c) I V Subba Rao
(d) N Yuvaraj
(e) None of the given options is true

Q11. Shooter _________________ bagged a bronze medal at the Asian Shotgun Championship to earn India's first women's skeet individual medal at a top international competition in Astana, Kazakhstan. 
(a) Annu Raj Singh
(b) Suma Shirur
(c) Avneet Sidhu
(d) Tejaswini Sawant
(e) Maheshwari Chauhan

Q12. Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment has inaugurated Inclusive Independence Day celebrations organized by the National Trust. Who is the present Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment?
(a) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi 
(b) Chaudhary Birender Singh
(c) Radha Mohan Singh
(d) Thaawarchand Gehlot
(e) Narendra Singh Tomar

Q13. Name the Indian company, which has brought the country’s first shale oil from the US and is looking to step up imports from America as part of its crude diversification strategy?
(a) SAIL
(b) HPCL
(c) IOC
(d) BHEL
(e) GAIL

Q14. The Union Finance Ministry has issued guidelines for mandatory installation of energy efficient appliances in all Central Government buildings across India. The Ministry comprises of the _______ Departments.
(a) Three
(b) Five
(c) Eight
(d) Two
(e) Six

Q15. EESL is a Joint Venture Company of PSUs of Ministry of Power, Government of India. EESL stands for-
(a) Energy Efficiency Services Limited
(b) Energy Essential Services Limited 
(c) Energy Efficiency Services Lease 
(d) Energy Efficiency System Limited 
(e) External Efficiency Services Limited 

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