Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 14th October 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. Name the state government that has approved reservations for persons with disabilities in government jobs and educational institutions.
(a) Bihar
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Punjab
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Odisha

Q2. London based HSBC has recently announced __________ as its next chief executive of the company.
(a) Peter Sandy
(b) Gonaj Slon
(c) John Flint
(d) Steve Cutting
(e) Stuart Gulliver

Q3. Name the state Government that has announced the Garments and Apparel Policy-2017, with the aim of creating more opportunities in the garment sector of the state.
(a) Kerala
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat

Q4. The State Bank of India (SBI) has launched a new initiative, called ____________ to provide a short-term working capital demand loan to its MSME clients.
(a) MSME Support
(b) MSME Assist
(c) SME Support
(d) SME Assist
(e) MSME Complaint

Q5. Name the city in which US-based fintech company Mastercard has announced the launch of its first global research and development arm Mastercard Labs.
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Pune
(c) New Delhi
(d) Mumbai
(e) Chennai

Q6. Name the Samsung Electronics chief executive who has resigned citing an "unprecedented crisis".
(a) Hua Guofeng
(b) Yan Huiqing
(c) Kwon Oh-hyun
(d) Chen Mingshu
(e) Tan Yankai

Q7. The International Cricket Council Board has given an in-principle nod to the proposed nine-team Test Championship and a 13-team One-Day International league. Who is the chief executive officer of ICC?
(a) Dave Richardson
(b) Shashank Manohar
(c) Zaheer Abbas
(d) Susheel Modi
(e) Anurag Thakur

Q8. Indian football team has qualified for the 2019 Asian Cup after defeating ____________.
(a) Chile
(b) Ghana
(c) Iceland
(d) Macau
(e) Turkey

Q9. What is the ranking of India in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI)?
(a) 75th
(b) 85th
(c) 95th
(d) 97th
(e) 100th

Q10. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft have teamed up to launch an open-source and deep learning interface named _____________ that will help developers to deploy machine learning models across several platforms.
(a) AmaSoft
(b) Gluon
(c) Nuclear
(d) Elemental
(e) PolyTech

Q11. General Insurance Corp of India (GIC Re) has recently kicked off its mega Rs 11,370 crore initial public offer (IPO), third biggest in India. Which one of the following company has launched India's first biggest IPO ever?
(a) Reliance Power
(b) HPCL
(c) Coal India
(d) IOCL
(e) TATA Power

Q12. Indian Cricketer ___________ was recently announced as the Laureus' first Brand Ambassador.
(a) Virat Kohli
(b) Rohit Sharma
(c) Gautam Gambhir
(d) Yuvraj Singh
(e) Robin Uthappa

Q13. Footballer Arjen Robben has recently announced the end of his international career after his country failed to reach the 2018 World Cup finals. He was captain of which country?
(a) Netherlands
(b) Ghana
(c) Sweden
(d) Iceland
(e) Turkey

Q14. The Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley participated in the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting in ______________.
(a) Paris
(b) New York
(c) Beijing
(d) Geneva
(e) Washington D.C

Q15. Name the Capital City that has topped The Economist Intelligence Unit's Safe Cities Index 2017, which ranked 60 cities on parameters including personal and health security.
(a) Beijing
(b) Tokyo
(c) Paris
(d) Moscow
(e) New Delhi

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