Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 19th 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. For which purpose, National Highways Authority of India launched two mobile Apps – MyFASTag and FASTag Partner in New Delhi?
(a) Accident Prevention
(b) Maintenance of Roads
(c) Electronic Toll Collection
(d) Electronic Traffic Control System
(e) Pollution Control

Q2. Name the Person who has recently resigned as Managing Director and Chief Executive of Infosys Ltd.
(a) U B Pravin Rao
(b) N Krishnamurthy
(c) N Chandrasekharan
(d) Vishal Sikka
(e) G M Subbarao

Q3. Environment Ministry has recently launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign. Union Minister for Environment, Forest, and Climate Change is ________________.
(a) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(b) Harsh Vardhan
(c) Anant Geete
(d) Thawar Chand Gehlot
(e) Vijay Goel

Q4. Name the Young Indian shuttler who has recently clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series title.
(a) Lakshya Sen
(b) Arindam Chakraborty
(c) Anup Kumar
(d) Prashant Chillar
(e) Abhish Mistry

Q5. Name the actor has been named Hollywood’s best-paid female actor in Forbes annual list of top earners.
(a) Jennifer Lawrence
(b) Scarlett Johansson
(c) Angelina Jolie
(d) Emma Stone
(e) Kate Winslet

Q6. The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal to complete the balance works of the North Koel Reservoir Project in ________________.
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Both (a) and (e)
(c) Both (a) and (d)
(d) Chhattisgarh
(e) Bihar

Q7. The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has announced November 13 as the date for conducting its National Assessment Survey (NAS), world’s largest sample survey of students. Who is the HRD Minister of India?
(a) Smriti Irani
(b) Radha Mohan Singh
(c) Prakash Javadekar
(d) Dr Harsh Vardhan
(e) Jual Oram

Q8. The government has banned exports of gold jewellery and medallions above ____________ purity in a bid to check round tripping of the precious metal.
(a) 25 carat
(b) 10 carat
(c) 20 carat
(d) 24 carat
(e) 22 carat

Q9. The Finance Ministry and the World Bank have recently signed a grant agreement of $24.64 million for services related to _____________.
(a) Ecosystem
(b) Medical
(c) Engineering
(d) Mechatronics
(e) Bio-Technology

Q10. Name the person who has recently assumed the charge of Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India in New Delhi.
(a) Abdul Basit
(b) Husain Haqqani
(c) Jalil Abbas Jilani
(d) Sohail Mahmood
(e) Sherry Rehman

Q11. Name the company that has become the first power utility to introduce a QR code based bill payments system in India.
(a) Reliance Industries Ltd
(b) Tata Power
(c) Mittal Group of Industries
(d) Tata Motors
(e) Reliance Defence and Engineering

Q12. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) went digital by launching a mobile wallet to make Bill payments. The wallet has been developed and issued by ___________.
(a) Paytm
(b) Freecharge
(c) MobiKwik
(d) Oxygen
(e) State Bank Buddy

Q13. Fortune has recently released its ‘40 Under 40’ list for 2017 which is an annual ranking of the most influential young people who are under 40 in business. The list has been topped by ___________.
(a) Mark Zuckerberg
(b) Emmanuel Macron
(c) Larry Page
(d) Dustin Moskovitz
(e) Huiyan Yang

Q14. In which University, Youngest Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai secured her place after getting A-level results?
(a) Oxford University
(b) Harvard University
(c) University of Cambridge
(d) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(e) Stanford University

Q15. Sofia is the Capital of ___________.
(a) Romania
(b) Greece
(c) Serbia
(d) Bulgaria
(e) Turkey


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