Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 16th 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. The nation (India) celebrates its _________ Independence Day on 15th August 2017 and the main function was held at the Red Fort of the national capital where Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the National Flag. 
(a) 69th 
(b) 70th
(c) 71st
(d) 72nd
(e) 73rd

Q2. Name the football player, who was banned for five-match by the Spanish football federation recently?
(a) Neymar
(b) Tom Brady
(c) Aaron Rodgers
(d) Lionel Messi
(e) Cristiano Ronaldo

Q3. Who has resigned as president of the Nagaur District Association, marking an end to his presence in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), which was banned by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing him in its fold?
(a) Lalit Modi
(b) Saurabh Ganguly
(c) Anurag Thakur
(d) Sharad Pawar
(e) N Srinivasan

Q4. On the occasion of Independence Day __________ Gallantry Awards have been approved by the President Ram Nath Kovind for the Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces.
(a) 644 Gallantry Awards
(b) 900 Gallantry Awards
(c) 201 Gallantry Awards
(d) 112 Gallantry Awards
(e) 503 Gallantry Awards

Q5. India has bagged two gold in the 6th Golden Glove Women's Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina in-?
(a) Russia
(b) Serbia
(c) France
(d) Brazil
(e) Japan

Q6. The country's exports grew nearly how much percent in July 2017 on a yearly basis to 22 (point) 5 billion dollars?
(a) 5 per cent
(b) 8 per cent
(c) 6 per cent
(d) 2 per cent
(e) 4 per cent

Q7. Union Home Minister has launched the live twitter wall for promoting Bharat Ke Veer portal on the eve of Independence Day. Who is the present Union Home Minister of India?
(a) Mahendra Nath Pandey
(b) Radha Mohan Singh
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Rajnath Singh
(e) Sushma Swaraj

Q8. The Indian government has directed internet majors- Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo - to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game _______________, which has led to the suicide of children in India and other countries.
(a) Black Cockroach Challenge
(b) Red Fish Challenge
(c) Blue Whale Challenge
(d) Green Parrot Challenge
(e) None of the given options is true

Q9. India paid tributes to Sri Aurobindo 145th on his Birth Anniversary. Sri Aurobindo was born in Calcutta on-?
(a) 15th August 1892
(b) 15th August 1872
(c) 15th August 1887
(d) 15th August 1904
(e) 15th August 1877

Q10. Bharat Ke Veer portal is technically supported by National Informatics Centre (NIC) and powered by-?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Life Insurance Corporation
(d) Reserve Bank of India
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q11. Name the 10-year-old mountaineer from Visakhapatnam, who has successfully summited one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas, making her one of the youngest people in the world to achieve this feat.
(a) Mallesh Mangalam
(b) Shruthi Sethi
(c) Lakshmika Rao
(d) Kaamya Karthikeyan
(e) None of the given options is true

Q12. IFCI Ltd a government company is set to have a new Managing Director & CEO in _____________, who is currently Chief General Manager at India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL).
(a) Santosh K Sharma
(b) E Sankara Rao
(c) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
(d) S Aparna
(e) I V Subba Rao

Q13. Who has launched a website to honour all the gallantry award winners since Independence?
(a) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj 
(b) Home Minister Rajnath Singh
(c) President Ram Nath Kovind
(d) Defence Minister Arun Jaitley
(e) Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Q14. Who has appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) recently?
(a) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
(b) I V Subba Rao
(c) Santosh Sharma
(d) E Sankara Rao
(e) S Aparna

Q15. Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) Limited is the first Development Financial Institution in the country to cater to the long-term finance needs of the industrial sector. IFCI Limited established on- 
(a) 01st July 1948
(b) 01st October 1982
(c) 01st April 1956
(d) 01st August 1962
(e) 01st December 1972

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