Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 22nd 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. Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world has recently reached the value of ______________ for the first time.
(a) $2.0 Trillion
(b) $1.2 Trillion
(c) $1.4 Trillion
(d) $1.8 Trillion
(e) $1.0 Trillion

Q2. Name the only player whom BCCI has nominated for the country's third highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan, for his contribution to the game.
(a) Virat Kohli
(b) Ajinkya Rahane
(c) Shikhar Dhawan
(d) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(e) Yuvraj Singh

Q3. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for merger and modernization of 17 Government of India Presses (GIPs)/Units into ___________ Government of India Presses (GIPs).
(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 8
(d) 7
(e) 6

Q4. Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a deal that is poised to create one of Europe's largest steel companies. Thyssenkrupp is _____________ based company.
(a) Brazil
(b) Russia
(c) Germany
(d) France
(e) Oman

Q5. India has replaced which one of the following country as the top retail destination in 2017 as part of the global retail development index?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) USA
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) Switzerland

Q6. In which of the following country, FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 will be held?
(a) Russia
(b) China
(c) France
(d) USA
(e) Indonesia

Q7. Name the Nigerian who has recently won the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) 2017 Nansen Refugees Award.
(a) Muhammadu Buhari
(b) Zannah Mustapha
(c) Shehu Shagari
(d) Olusegun Obasanjo
(e) Ernest Shonekan

Q8. The Union Cabinet has approved the revamped Khelo India program at a cost of _______________ for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20.
(a) Rs.2,340 Crore
(b) Rs.750 Crore
(c) Rs.1,756 Crore
(d) Rs.1,205 Crore
(e) Rs.3,567 Crore

Q9. Name the person who has been appointed as the as interim Chairman of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
(a) Vishal Kumar
(b) Rajiv Kumar
(c) Pramod Mathur
(d) B Sambamurthy
(e) Vimal Srivastava

Q10. What is the official Slogan of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019?
(a) Power in Us
(b) Shine with FIFA
(c) Dream to Shine
(d) Dare To Shine
(e) Shine and Rise

Q11. How many countries have recently signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world’s nuclear powers spurned?
(a) 50
(b) 75
(c) 25
(d) 38
(e) 60

Q12. After the recent circular passed by the RBI, Peer-to-peer lending platforms will be treated as _____________.
(a) Regular Banks
(b) Payment Banks
(c) Small Financial Banks
(d) Start-Ups
(e) NBFCs

Q13. World Alzheimer’s Day is organized across the world on ____________.
(a) 23 September
(b) 21 September
(c) 22 September
(d) 30 September
(e) 14 September

Q14. What is the theme of the World Alzheimer’s Day 2017?
(a) Don't Forget
(b) Alzheimer- Not a Disease
(c) Yes we know it
(d) Alzheimer- Eradicate it
(e) Remember me

Q15. The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its first tranche of emergency funding of ____________ to provide life-saving healthcare to the "vulnerable population" in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar.
(a) $225,000
(b) $220,000
(c) $345,000
(d) $175,000
(e) $124,000


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