Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 29th 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. Which of the following Banks has recently announced a software upgrade to create a single point-of-sale (PoS) machine which will accept payments through Unified Payments Interface (UPI), BharatQR, SMS Pay and the bank’s mobile wallet?
(a) Karnataka Bank
(b) UCO Bank
(c) Indian Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) IDBI Bank

Q2. Odisha Chief Minister has recently granted the Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence for the year 2016 to _______________.
(a) Prof Neelamber Singh
(b) Prof Digambar Behera
(c) Prof Narendra Kumar
(d) Prof Harish Rawat
(e) Prof Umesh Rajwar

Q3. Name the person who has been recently appointed as Director General of the Railway Protection Force (RPF).
(a) Sajeev Nigam
(b) Swaroop Saroha
(c) Dharmendra Kumar
(d) Prashant Kumar
(e) Surendra Chawla

Q4. Name the football player who has recently become the first ever player to score 350 goals in La Liga.
(a) Lionel Messi
(b) Cristiano Ronaldo
(c) Neymar
(d) Paul Pogba
(e) Wayne Rooney

Q5. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will participate in the two-day Indian Ocean Conference. The Conference will be held in _____________.
(a) New Delhi, India
(b) Beijing, China
(c) Kathmandu, Nepal
(d) Colombo, Sri Lanka
(e) Kabul, Afghanistan

Q6. Who is the 45th Chief Justice of India?
(a) Justice J S Kheher
(b) Justice T S Thakur
(c) Justice H. J. Kania
(d) Justice Tapan Rey
(e) Justice Dipak Misra

Q7. P V Sindhu won the Silver medal in World Badminton Championship 2017. She lost the historic match against _____________. 
(a) Carolina MarĂ­n
(b) Nozomi Okuhara
(c) Wang Yihan
(d) Tai Tzu-ying
(e) Li Xuerui

Q8. World Badminton Championship 2017 was held recently in _____________.
(a) Edinburgh, Scotland
(b) Tokyo, Japan
(c) Glasgow, Scotland
(d) Jakarta, Indonesia
(e) Palembang, Indonesia

Q9. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley handed over the Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM). This missile is jointly developed by India and _______________.
(a) Israel
(b) Russia
(c) France
(d) China
(e) USA

Q10. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has launched a Central Database of all Insurance Sales Persons in the country. The Database is named as ___________.
(a) Canon
(b) Bovine
(c) Gullible
(d) Envoy
(e) Datasoft

Q11. Who is the present Chairman of IRDAI?
(a) Vimal Kumar
(b) B S Dhanoa
(c) Vishal Sikka
(d) R Sheeshadri
(e) T S Vijayan

Q12. The first edition of Rural Games or Grameen Khel Mahotsav will kick-start from Delhi. Who is the present Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry?
(a) Ramvilas Paswan
(b) D.V. Sadananda Gowda
(c) Vijay Goel
(d) Ananth Kumar
(e) J P Nadda

Q13. From which area, India and China have agreed to withdraw their troops after being in a standoff for over two months?
(a) Doklam
(b) Johnson Line
(c) Dungan
(d) Aksai Chin sector
(e) Karakoram

Q14. Name the Formula One driver who has registered his 58th career race win after claiming the Belgian Grand Prix title.
(a) Sebastian Vettel
(b) Lewis Hamilton
(c) Michael Schumacher
(d) Valtteri Bottas
(e) Kevin Cogan

Q15. According to a report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) which of the following country was the least visited country in 2016?
(a) Dominica
(b) Central African Republic
(c) Djibouti
(d) Island of Tuvalu
(e) Tonga

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