Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 30th 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 Asian Development Bank has announced recently to increase its annual lending to India to a maximum of ______________ between 2018 and 2022 to help fasten inclusive economic transformation.
(a) $4.0 billion
(b) $4.5 billion
(c) $3.8 billion
(d) $3.5 billion
(e) $3.2 billion

Q2. Name the newly appointed first Chief Proctor of the Banaras Hindu University.
(a) Prof. Mahira Mishra
(b) Prof. Nirupama Pandey
(c) Prof. Priyanka Tripathi
(d) Prof. Royana Singh
(e) Prof. Usha Rani Srivastava

Q3. Name the lender that has recently announced a new home loan scheme that offers borrowers the benefit of 1% cashback on every EMI, for the entire tenure of the loan.
(a) State Bank of India
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) IndusInd Bank
(d) Oriental Commerce Bank
(e) ICICI Bank

Q4. The space agencies of which of the following two countries have agreed to jointly build a "deep space gateway", the first-ever astronaut-tended space station around the Moon?
(a) France and US
(b) Russia and France
(c) Turkey and France
(d) Russia and US
(e) China and India

Q5. Name the airways company which has tied up with public sector lender PNB and private lender IndusInd Bank to secure loans to the tune of over Rs 3,000 crore for meeting working capital requirements.
(a) IndiGo Airways
(b) Jet Airways
(c) Air India
(d) SpiceJet
(e) Vistara

Q6. Name the state that has won the ‘Best Tourism State’ national award for the third consecutive year by the President Ram Nath Kovind.
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Karnataka
(d) Jammu and Kashmir
(e) Goa

Q7. Name the telecom company that has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese gear maker ZTE to work together for Pre5G and 5G wireless systems.
(a) Reliance Communications 
(b) Bharti Airtel
(c) Vodafone India
(d) BSNL
(e) Idea

Q8. Which of the following country has recently issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time in the country?
(a) The UAE
(b) Saudi Arabia
(c) Qatar
(d) Yemen
(e) Jordan

Q9. India and Norway have extended bilateral cooperation in the health sector through the Norway-India Partnership Initiative for a period of three years starting 2018. What is the Capital of Norway?
(a) Jakarta
(b) Baku
(c) Oslo
(d) Moscow
(e) Stockholm

Q10. For the first time, as per recent ranking, there are how many Indians in the top-20 of the BWF men’s singles rankings?
(a) Six
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Two
(e) Five

Q11. Where the India does stands in terms of best country for expats to live and work in, according to the HSBC survey?
(a) 22nd
(b) 24th
(c) 14th
(d) 18th
(e) 9th

Q12. For the modernization of which of the following state, multilateral lending agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $80 million (about Rs 524 crore) for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions?
(a) Punjab
(b) Assam
(c) Karnataka
(d) Himachal Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q13. Telecom equipment and solutions provider VNL has signed an MoU with BSNL to provide solutions for disaster management. Who is the present Chairman & Managing Director of BSNL?
(a) Swarup Saroha
(b) Anupam Shrivastava
(c) Milan Kumar
(d) Dharmendra Gehlaut
(e) Vidushi Pradhan

Q14. Tata Capital announced the appointment of ___________ as Managing Director & CEO designate of the company from January 2018.
(a) Rajiv Sabharwal
(b) Praveen Kandle
(c) Mukesh Rawat
(d) Pawan Kumar Mishra
(e) Mithilesh Shankar

Q15. The Asian Developments Bank (ADB) is headquartered in ______________.
(a) Paris, France
(b) New York, USA
(c) Geneva, Switzerland
(d) Manila, Philippines
(e) Moscow, Russia

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