Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 24th 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. In which city, the 17th Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held recently?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Chennai
(d) New Delhi
(e) Bengaluru

Q2. NITI Aayog launched a campaign which is a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs. What is the name of that campaign?
(a) Help India Campaign
(b) Mentor India Campaign
(c) Makeup India Campaign
(d) Guide India Campaign
(e) Atal India Campaign

Q3. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Union Ministry of Health inked a pact with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) of which country to collaborate on vaccine research and development?
(a) South Korea
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) Indonesia
(e) Croatia

Q4. Name the Former Manipur Chief Minister and a member of the first LokSabha who passed away recently.
(a) Mairembam Koireng Singh
(b) Radhabinod Koijam
(c) Pawan Chamling
(d) Rishang Keishing
(e) Okram Ibobi Singh

Q5. Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, ShriPiyushGoyal has recently addressed the 3-day 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress in New Delhi. The theme of the conference was ______________.
(a) Renewable Energy: Future Need
(b) Renewable Energy: What Next
(c) Renewable Energy: What Works
(d) Renewable Energy: Sustainable Development
(e) Renewable Energy: Clean Energy

Q6. Name the Chairman of the Railway Board who resigned recently.
(a) Sanjiv Kumar
(b) Ankur Lokhande
(c) Sudhir Kumar
(d) Ravish Bhave
(e) Ashok Mittal

Q7. The Minority Affairs Ministry of India has recently decided to proffer ___________ percent reservation for girls at 100 Navodaya-type schools and five higher education institutes.
(a) 30
(b) 25
(c) 45
(d) 40
(e) 35

Q8. Name the actor who has been recently named as the highest-paid leading man, earning $68 million pretax in 12 month scoring period, according to the Forbes list.
(a) Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 
(b) Vin Diesel
(c) Mark Wahlberg
(d) Jackie Chan
(e) Tom Cruise

Q9. Name the New Zealand's oldest cricketer (100 Years) who has passed away, recently.
(a) Richard Collinge
(b) Mark Burgess
(c) Peter Coman
(d) Brian Hastings
(e) Tom Pritchard

Q10. The Present CEO of NITI Aayog is _____________.
(a) Arvind Pangariya
(b) Narendra Modi
(c) Saurabh Seth
(d) Amitabh Kant
(e) Rajeev Kumar

Q11. Name the actor who has been recently named as the highest-paid leading man from Bollywood in India.
(a) Salman Khan 
(b) Shahrukh Khan
(c) Akshay Kumar
(d) Amir Khan
(e) Ajay Devgan

Q12. Who among the following is the newly appointed Chairman of Railway Board of India?
(a) Ashwani Lohani
(b) Shabham Murray
(c) AngadVishwakarma
(d) A K Anantha
(e) SudhirSaraswat

Q13. Name one of the most prolific and influential science fiction writers of the 20th century who has passed away recently aged 92.
(a) Roald Dahl
(b) Margaret Atwood
(c) Brian Aldiss
(d) James Patterson
(e) C S Lewis

Q14. Name the Program that Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has recently launched in Kochi, Kerala to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for Kendriya Vidyalaya students.
(a) Swasth Bachche, Sashakt Bharat
(b) Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat
(c) Swasth Bachche, Pragatisheel Bharat
(d) Swasth Bachche, Agrim Bharat
(e) Swasth Bachche, Balwan Bharat

Q15. National Sports Awards were given recently to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Selection Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Awards was headed by ___________.
(a) Justice Dipak Misra
(b) Justice Amitava Roy
(c) Justice Ashok Bhushan
(d) Justice C.K. Thakkar
(e) Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul

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