Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 26th 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. Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s wealthiest woman has passed away recently aged 94. She was from ____________.
(a) Russia
(b) The USA
(c) Canada
(d) France
(e) Sweden

Q2. According to the survey conducted by Brand Finance, which of the following lender is India’s most trusted and most popular bank?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) Punjab National Bank

Q3. From which of the following country, India has recently received its first High Horsepower Locomotive with the body shell of 12000 HP loco?
(a) USA
(b) Russia
(c) France
(d) Japan
(e) China

Q4. Name the state for which Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a USD 300 million loan facility for carrying forward fiscal reforms across the State.
(a) West Bengal
(b) Odisha
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Assam
(e) Tripura

Q5. The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games were held recently at _________________.
(a) Beijing, China
(b) Tokyo, Japan
(c) Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
(d) New Delhi, India
(e) Chennai, India

Q6. Name the player who has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Forum.
(a) Abhinav Bindra
(b) MC Mary Kom
(c) Milkha Singh
(d) P V Sindhu
(e) Babita Phogat

Q7. Name the newly appointed chancellor of Germany.
(a) Gerhard Schroder
(b) Helmut Kohl
(c) Helmut Schmidt
(d) Willy Brandt
(e) Angela Merkel

Q8. The book titled "The Shershah of Kargil", written by Deepak Surana has been unveiled recently. It is the biography of ___________________.
(a) Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey
(b) Captain Vijyant Thapar
(c) Major Padmapani Acharya
(d) Captain Vikram Batra
(e) Captain Anuj Nayyar

Q9. Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi recently took over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India. He has succeeded ____________.
(a) Sandeep Jajodia
(b) Viral Acharya
(c) Shashi Kant Sharma
(d) Vishal Manoharan
(e) Kapil Singh Shera

Q10. Name the actor who was awarded the GQ Actor of the Year Award, in Mumbai.
(a) Ranveer Singh
(b) Rajkummar Rao
(c) Ranbir Kapoor
(d) Arjun Kapoor
(e) Sushant Singh Rajpoot

Q11. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announcement, Masala bonds will be now treated as ECB from October 2017 thereby freeing up more investments by FPIs. What does ECB stand for?
(a) External Commercial Borrowings
(b) Exported Commercial Building
(c) Exported Commercial Borrowings
(d) External Communicable Backlogs
(e) External Commercial Backlogs

Q12. Name the player who has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Bhushan, country’s third highest civilian award by the Sports Ministry.
(a) Saina Nehwal
(b) Virat Kohli
(c) Geeta Phogat
(d) MC Mary Kom
(e) P.V. Sindhu

Q13. Name the Eminent scientist of India who has recently become the first Asian to be chosen for the prestigious Von Hippel Award for his immense contribution in materials research.
(a) Dr Jayant Narlikar
(b) Prof. Raghunath Mashelkar
(c) Dr Narinder Singh Kapany
(d) Prof. C.N.R Rao
(e) Dr G. Madhavan Nair

Q14. According to the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List, name the business person who has recently become Asia’s richest man.
(a) Ma Huateng
(b) Hui Ka Yan
(c) Jack Ma
(d) Lig ba Chan
(e) Aung li San

Q15. On which of the following country, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has recently launched an anti-corruption investigation?
(a) Pakistan
(b) West Indies
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Afghanistan
(e) Sri Lanka

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