Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 09th 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. Indian professional boxer _________ outslugged his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and win the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title. 
(a) Devendro Singh
(b) Vikas Krishan Yadav
(c) Shiva Thapa
(d) Vijender Singh
(e) Mary Kom

Q2. National Handloom Day was celebrated on 07th August to give an impetus to the sector and encourage the use of handmade loom. The main event of the National Handloom Day was celebrated in-
(a) Guwahati
(b) Kolkata
(c) Lucknow
(d) New Delhi
(e) Patna

Q3. From 01st September 2017, Punjab National Bank (PNB) customers will have to pay charges for depositing cash above Rs. 5,000 in a non-base branch even if it is located in the same city. Who is the present Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of PNB?
(a) Ranjit Sinha
(b) PS Jayakumar
(c) Melwyn O Rego
(d) R Subramaniakumar
(e) Sunil Mehta

Q4. Which among the following state Government raise $270 million for the Green Climate Fund, which will be invested in integrated watershed programmes such as Jalyukt Shivar Yojana?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) West Bengal
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Gujarat
(e) Rajasthan

Q5. Two Iranian companies have signed the country’s biggest-ever car deal with multinational automobile manufacturer Group Renault to produce 150,000 cars, beginning in 2018. Renault based in-?
(a) Canada
(b) France
(c) USA
(d) Germany
(e) Japan

Q6. The Centre has declared entire Assam as a “disturbed” area under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one more month, citing various violent activities by insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB, and others. Who is the present Chief Minister of Assam?
(a) Mamata Banerjee
(b) Sarbananda Sonowal
(c) Naveen Patnaik
(d) Raghubar Das
(e) Nitish Kumar

Q7. Name the player, who has defeated world record holder Usain Bolt in the 100-meter final in London recently.
(a) Dominic Pagon
(b) Lance Lumsden
(c) Doug Burke
(d) Alanna Broderick
(e) Justin Gatlin

Q8. In which among the following cities a special event, ‘The dawn of cruise tourism in India’ was inaugurated in order to promote cruise tourism in India? 
(a) Gandhinagar
(b) Kolkata
(c) New Delhi
(d) Mumbai
(e) Chennai

Q9. India’s leading FMCG Britannia Industries would set up its largest plant in-?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Gujarat
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Kerala
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q10. Name the company, which has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Telangana Department of Handloom and Textiles, to educate, train and enable weavers and artisans to directly sell their products to Amazon customers across the country.
(a) Apple India
(b) Paytm India
(c) Amazon India
(d) Facebook India
(e) Google India

Q11. The Railways has earned an additional revenue of __________ in less than a year through the flexi fare scheme and there is no plan to discontinue it.
(a) Rs 1000 crore
(b) Rs 5020 crore
(c) Rs 2080 crore
(d) Rs 6010 crore
(e) Rs 540 crore

Q12. Who will be the next or 45th Chief Justice of India?
(a) HJ Kania
(b) TS Thakur
(c) Ram Nath Kovind
(d) Dipak Misra
(e) J S Khehar

Q13. Who is the current Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping?
(a) Ajay Tamta
(b) Suresh Prabhu
(c) Nitin Gadkari
(d) Rajnath Singh
(e) Giriraj Singh

Q14. The eighth meeting of the Regional Technical Group of Confidence Building Measure on Trade, Commerce & Investment Opportunities under the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process was hosted by-
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) India
(c) Pakistan
(d) Nepal
(e) China

Q15. Which among the following company and Triumph Motorcycles UK has announced a global partnership recently? 
(a) Bajaj Auto
(b) Hero Moto
(c) Suzuki India
(d) Yamaha Automobiles
(e) None of the given options is true


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