Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 23rd 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. NASA has launched the latest in a series of satellites aimed at ensuring astronauts at the International Space Station can communicate with Earth. In which year NASA was established?
(a) 1945
(b) 1979
(c) 1951
(d) 1958
(e) 1969

Q2. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country grew by 37 percent to USD _________ during the first quarter (April-June) of the current fiscal. 
(a) USD 56.1 billion
(b) USD 10.4 billion
(c) USD 43.2 billion
(d) USD 34.3 billion
(e) USD 25.6 billion

Q3. The board of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has given 'in-principle' approval to acquire government's 51 (point) 11 percent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL). Registered Office & Corporate Headquarters of HPCL is in- 
(a) Nagpur
(b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Chennai
(e) Mumbai

Q4. A digital police portal under the CCTNS project, which aims to create a national database of crimes and criminals has launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. What is the meaning of "T" in CCTNS?
(a) Tracking
(b) Trafficking
(c) Travelling
(d) Terminating
(e) Transporting

Q5. Keeping up its tradition of naming its Android upgrades with delectable desserts, _________ has launched its version 8.0 of the operating system as Android Oreo.
(a) Infosys
(b) Yahoo
(c) Google
(d) Dell
(e) Apple

Q6. Which of the following company will invest about Rs 52,000 crore in expanding Paradip refinery in Odisha and setting up petrochemical complex after the Odisha State Government agreed to restore part of tax incentives?
(a) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)
(b) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)
(c) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
(d) Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
(e) Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)

Q7. Name the person, who has sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister (CM) of Tamil Nadu recently?
(a) C Vidyasagar Rao
(b) O Panneerselvam
(c) Edappadi K Palanisamy
(d) V K Sasikala
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. NABARD has sanctioned a loan assistance of nearly _______________ to the Rajasthan government for the creation of rural infrastructure in the state under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF). 
(a) Rs 2,300 crore
(b) Rs 5,350 crore
(c) Rs 1,350 crore
(d) Rs 4,730 crore
(e) Rs 3,210 crore

Q9. Name the player, who becomes the second Indian woman footballer to win the Arjuna Award?
(a) Margaret Devi
(b) Sangita Basfore
(c) Panthoi Chanu
(d) Oinam Bembem Devi
(e) Sasmita Malik

Q10. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has constituted a 40-member 'preview committee’ for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017. IFFI 2017 is scheduled to be held in-
(a) New Delhi
(b) Nagpur
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Mumbai
(e) Goa
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