Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 17th 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 country that has recently stopped imports from North Korea.
(a) South Korea
(b) USA
(c) Norway
(d) China
(e) Sweden

Q2. Which of the following country will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed TAPI gas pipeline?
(a) Turkmenistan
(b) Kazakhstan
(c) India
(d) Pakistan
(e) Afghanistan

Q3. According to the global leader in broadband testing Ookla, which of the following country has the fastest mobile Internet in the world?
(a) Norway
(b) Netherlands 
(c) Hungary
(d) Sweden
(e) Switzerland

Q4. Odisha Government is all set to launch DAMON program to prevent the spread of malaria in remote areas. What does 'N' stands for in DAMON?
(a) Nivaran
(b) Nirakaran
(c) Nimantran
(d) Nistaran
(e) None of the Given options is true

Q5. Name the Mutual Fund Company that has recently launched a new website '' to help users plan their investments according to their future financial goals.
(a) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
(b) HSBC Equity Mutual Fund
(c) HDFC Growth Mutual Fund
(d) Reliance Vision Fund
(e) SBI Blue Chip Fund

Q6. Which of the following city has been named world’s most liveable city for a record seventh year in a row, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Report 2017?
(a) Vienna
(b) Canberra
(c) Melbourne
(d) Vancouver
(e) Ottawa

Q7. India's first museum on Partition of the Indian subcontinent will open this week in ___________.
(a) New Delhi
(b) Chandigarh
(c) Jalandhar
(d) Amritsar
(e) Jammu

Q8. Alexander Zverev recently defeated ______________ in the Rogers Cup to claim his second Masters title and extend his winning run to 10 matches.
(a) Novak Djokovic
(b) Roger Federer
(c) Rafael Nadal
(d) Andy Murray
(e) Stan Wawrinka

Q9. The largest volcanic region on Earth, with nearly 100 volcanoes, has been recently discovered in which of the following continents?
(a) Antarctica
(b) Asia
(c) North America
(d) Australia
(e) Europe

Q10. Name the country that will get the world's biggest single tower solar thermal power plant (150-megawatt) to be by 2020.
(a) USA
(b) India
(c) UAE
(d) Australia
(e) China

Q11. The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the MoU between India and Sweden on cooperation in the field of IPR. What does 'I' stands for in IPR?
(a) Immediate
(b) Illegal
(c) Intellectual
(d) Information
(e) Informal

Q12. Tata Motors announced the appointment of _______________ as the new Chief Financial Officer, Tata Motors Group from November 2017.
(a) RamakrishnanSwamy
(b) P Venkatesh
(c) S SuwanrnaRaju
(d) K Krishnamurthy
(e) P B Balaji

Q13. In which of the following city, State Bank of India successfully held two-day Home Loan Utsav?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Chandigarh
(c) Mysore
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Mumbai

Q14. Karnataka government has recently launched the ‘Indira Canteen’ scheme to provide food at low cost to cater to the urban poor. Who is the present Governor of Karnataka?
(a) Krishan Kant Paul
(b) E S L Narasimhan
(c) VajubhaiVala
(d) Banwarilal Purohit
(e) Mridula Sinha

Q15. Stockholm is the capital of ____________.
(a) Norway
(b) Sweden
(c) Netherlands
(d) Ireland
(e) France

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