Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 5th September 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. The government has recently issued an alert on the spread of new malware named __________, that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them.
(a) Bits Ransomeware
(b) Locky Ransomware
(c) Lockhead Ransomeware
(d) Key Ransomeware
(e) Teach Us Ransomeware

Q2. Name the Hockey India coach who has been sacked from the national coach post after a string of unimpressive outings at the international level.
(a) Mike Yeo
(b) Jeff Jackson
(c) Mike Schafer
(d) Roelant Oltmans
(e) Wayne Gretzky

Q3. How many banks of the BRICS Bank Cooperation Mechanism have agreed to establish credit lines in the national currencies and cooperate on credit ratings?
(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 2
(e) 7

Q4. Name the minister who has been appointed as the Union Railway Minister after being inducted into the Union Cabinet.
(a) Suresh Prabhu
(b) Nirmala Sitharaman
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Ananth Kumar
(e) Piyush Goyal

Q5. After the Reshuffle in cabinet, who was given the Defence Ministry?
(a) Nirmala Sitharaman
(b) Manohar Parrikar
(c) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(d) Anant Geete
(e) Raj Nath Singh

Q6. Nepal has signed a _____________ UN assistance package for 2018-2022 to lay out the country’s development strategy for the next five years.
(a) USD 700 million
(b) USD 750 million
(c) USD 635 million
(d) USD 650 million
(e) USD 760 million

Q7. Name the Player who has become the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals (ODIs).
(a) Mushfiqur Rahim
(b) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(c) Sarfraz Ahmed
(d) Kamran akmal
(e) Kumar Sangakkara

Q8. The 9th BRICS Summit has started in Xiamen, China with the group of leaders of the five countries. What is the theme of the 9th BRICS Summit?
(a) Partnership for Secure Future
(b) Together Against Terrorism
(c) Stronger Partnership for a better future
(d) None of The Given Themes are True
(e) Sustainable Development for Better Future

Q9. In the recent Cabinet Reshuffle, four Ministers of State have been promoted to the Cabinet Minister. Who of the following is not among them?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Piyush Goyal
(c) Nirmala Sitharaman
(d) Manoj Sinha
(e) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Q10. Which of the following Broadcasting Company has edged out Sony Pictures to secure the Indian Premier League's media rights with a bid of Rs 16,347.50 crore?
(a) Sahara India
(b) Star India
(c) ESPN Sports
(d) Sony Pictures
(e) DD Sports

Q11. Fincare Small Finance Bank has kick-started its banking operations with about 25 operational branches across four states. What was the previous name of Fincare SFB?
(a) Disha Microfin Limited
(b) AU Small Finance Bank
(c) Motilal Oswal Financial
(d) Edelweiss Financial
(e) Pragati Small Finance Bank

Q12. Name the Pulitzer-prize winning poet who has passed away at age of 90.
(a) Tyehimba Jess
(b) David Fahrenthold
(c) C. J. Chivers
(d) Peggy Noonan
(e) John Ashbery

Q13. Karnataka government has decided to merge the existing seven health schemes to launch a unified health scheme. What is the name of this Unified Scheme?
(a) Nirogya Bhavah
(b) Nirogya Scheme
(c) Arogya Bhagya
(d) Arogya Scheme
(e) Unified Health Scheme

Q14. Which among the following country from BRICS has decided to give $76.4 million for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan?
(a) India
(b) Brazil
(c) South Africa
(d) China
(e) Russia

Q15. Name the Bank that has bagged the ‘best bank’ award among small banks for the use of technology for financial inclusion at the 13th IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards 2016-17.
(a) Cooperation Bank
(b) Karnataka Bank
(c) DENA Bank
(d) Karur Vysya Bank
(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank

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