Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 04th August 2017

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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. SEBI has recently approved the appointment of __________, as the chairman of the board of directors of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
(a) Dharmendra Kumar
(b) Jeevan Jyoti
(c) Kamalendra Nirupam
(d) Dhirendra Swarup
(e) AbhinavDhanoa

Q2. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has recently appointed an expert panel committee that would study various issues relating to data protection in the country. The committee is headed by ____________.
(a) M. Patanjali Sastri
(b) B N Srikrishna
(c) Sudhi Ranjan Das
(d) Ranganath Misra
(e) Kamal Narain Singh

Q3. With which of the following country, India has recently signed a bilateral agreement for the transfer of sentenced persons?
(a) Ethiopia
(b) Kenya
(c) Iran
(d) Djibouti
(e) Somalia

Q4. The Union Cabinet has recently approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class 8th. Who is the Present HRD Minister?
(a) Smriti Irani
(b) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(c) Prakash Javadekar
(d) Chaudhary Birender Singh
(e) Narendra Singh Tomar

Q5. The Indian Army has developed a mobile application named ____________ through which serving soldiers can track details like postings and promotions.
(a) Humraaz
(b) Humsafar
(c) Sambandh
(d) Sabal
(e) Samarth

Q6. In which of the following country, the 7th Meeting of BRICS Trade Ministers was held recently?
(a) New Delhi, India
(b) Beijing, China
(c) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(d) Shanghai, China
(e) Cape Town, South Africa

Q7. Regulator SEBI has set up a committee on 'fair market conduct' which will suggest measures for improving surveillance of the markets and strengthen rules for trades. The panel has been formed under the chairmanship of _______________.
(a) M S Kumarmangalam
(b) Vishwaroop Kumar
(c) T K Viswanathan
(d) AjitMoudgil
(e) SwaroopSaroha

Q8. Name the person who has been recently confirmed by the US Senate lead the FBI?
(a) Andrew McCabe
(b) Christopher Wray
(c) John Cornyn
(d) Michael Garcia
(e) Fran Townsend

Q9. Who has been appointed as the Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)?
(a) Sanjaya Baru
(b) Kamal Mittal
(c) Laxmi Vikash Sharma
(d) Swapnil Kumar
(e) Arvind Kumar

Q10. Name the Former India hockey player who was recently honoured by East Bengal football club with its highest award, Bharat Gaurav.
(a) Sardara Singh
(b) Sandeep Singh
(c) Dhanraj Pillay
(d) Dilip Tirkey
(e) Yuvraj Walmiki

Q11. Lok Sabha has passed Bill to replace NPA Ordinance. What does NPA stand for?
(a) Non-Programmed Assets
(b) Non-Payable Assets
(c) Non Performing Abilities
(d) Non-Payable Access
(e) Non Performing Assets

Q12. Facebook has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that specializes in understanding text-based conversations. What is the name of that startup company?
(a) Kambala
(b) Faizlo
(c) Keasr
(d) Ozlo
(e) Nomuro

Q13. Padma Bhushan awardee Pushpa Mittra Bhargava passed away recently. He was famous _____________.
(a) Vocalist
(b) Scientist
(c) Sitar Player
(d) Kathak Dancer
(e) Former Minister

Q14. The Union Government launched a portal recently to provide a platform to sell agricultural produce. The portal is named as _____________.
(a) m-ProKarm
(b) e-Kheti
(c) e-RaKAM
(d) e-Dhan
(e) m-Laxmi

Q15. Name the former Union minister who has passed away recently in Assam.
(a) Arunab Kumar
(b) Arindam Bhattacharya
(c) Mohan Kumar Chauhan
(d) Virbhadra Singh
(e) Santosh Mohan Dev

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