Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 5th 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. The Chairman of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has recently launched a Project Monitoring Information System (PMIS) Moblie App and a new multilingual website of the organization. Who is the present Chairman of NHAI?
(a) Rajiv Kumar
(b) Manoj Shekhawat
(c) Deepak Kumar
(d) Nitin Gadkari
(e) A K Bhujbal

Q2. The head of World Health Organization (WHO) has recently appointed ____________ as one of two Deputy Directors General of the Organization.
(a) Soumya Swaminathan
(b) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(c) Kalpana Mahajan
(d) Vishwajeet Sahu
(e) Samvida Sarkar

Q3. Name the state government that has launched the Rs. 302-crore Mathru Poorna scheme aimed at providing free mid-day meals to pregnant women in rural areas.
(a) Kerala
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Karnataka
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q4. The Foundation stone for the first ever Industrial Training Institute for the Divyangans exclusively was laid in _____________.
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Assam
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Meghalaya
(e) Sikkim

Q5. The Queen's Baton for the 2018 Commonwealth Games arrived in New Delhi, India. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held in __________.
(a) England
(b) India
(c) The USA
(d) Australia
(e) Indonesia

Q6. Name the country that has recently launched the world's largest nuclear-powered icebreaker ship in a bid to expand its strategic presence in the terrain of the Arctic.
(a) USA
(b) France
(c) Russia
(d) Turkey
(e) China

Q7. At which of the following port, the first US crude oil cargo of 1.6 million barrels bought by Indian Oil Corporation from the US reached?
(a) Paradip Port
(b) Haldia Port
(c) Kandla Port
(d) Deendayal Port
(e) Vizag Port

Q8. In the recently released Fourth Bi-monthly monetary policy statement of RBI, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to _____________ the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF).
(a) Increase
(b) Decrease
(c) Half
(d) Double
(e) Unchange

Q9. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 to ____________________.
(a) Jacques Dubochet
(b) Joachim Frank
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Richard Henderson
(e) All (a) (b) and (d)

Q10. What was the amount of the third line of credit (LoC) agreement that Bangladesh has recently signed with India for its infrastructure and social sector development?
(a) $5.5 billion
(b) $4.0 billion
(c) $4.5 billion
(d) $6.0 billion
(e) $6.5 billion

Q11. The Government named ___________________ as the new chairman of State Bank of India, for a three-year term.
(a) Rajiv Khandel
(b) Rajnish Kumar
(c) Ratnesh Prabhakar
(d) Susheel Sinde
(e) Pranav Jhangre

Q12. In the recently released fourth Bi-monthly monetary policy statement of RBI, the projection of real Gross Value Added (GVA) growth for 2017-18 has been revised down to ______________ from the August 2017 projection of 7.3 percent.
(a) 7.0%
(b) 6.9%
(c) 6.8%
(d) 6.7%
(e) 7.1%

Q13. The apex industry body, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) announced the appointment of ___________ as the new Director for the United Kingdom (UK) operations.
(a) Param Shah
(b) Pratham Sahu
(c) Rahul Joshi
(d) Hukum Singh
(e) A K Maudgil

Q14. Bharti Airtel has recently received Ghana’s National Communications Authority’s approval for the merger with ____________.
(a) MTN
(b) Ghana Telecom
(c) Tigo
(d) Expresso
(e) Tobo Ghana

Q15. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 for ___________________.
(a) Residues in Food and Feed
(b) Intimate relationship between photons and physical chemistry
(c) Synthesis, Design and Molecular Function
(d) Developing cryo-electron microscopy
(e) Atomic layer deposition (ALD)

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