Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 24th 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. In her first foreign visit as Defence Minister, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman left for _____________ to attend the Southeast Asian Defence Ministers’ Meeting.
(a) Djibouti
(b) Philippines
(c) Rwanda
(d) Switzerland
(e) Singapore

Q2. Indian Hockey team had beaten ___________ in the finale to win the 2017 Asia Cup Hockey tournament held in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
(a) Indonesia
(b) South Korea
(c) Japan
(d) Malaysia
(e) Pakistan

Q3. Name the Indian shuttler who has recently lifted the Denmark Open Superseries trophy at Odense.
(a) Saina Nehwal
(b) P V Sindhu
(c) Kidambi Srikanth
(d) Pullela Gopichand
(e) Ashwini Ponnappa

Q4. Name the playback singers who have been selected for the Madhya Pradesh government's prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar Award.
(a) Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan
(b) Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik
(c) Anuradha Paudwal and Anu Malik
(d) Himesh Reshamiya and Shreya Ghoshal
(e) Shrey Ghoshal and Arijit Singh

Q5. Name the Indian Golfer who has recently lifted his eighth Asian Tour title by winning the Macau Open 2017.
(a) Anirban Lahiri
(b) Jyoti Randhawa
(c) Gaganjeet Bhullar
(d) Shiv Chawrasia
(e) Jeev Milkha Singh

Q6. Name the athlete who is the richest sports personality in the world, according to the latest Forbes' Rich List.
(a) LeBron James
(b) Lionel Messi
(c) Virat Kohli
(d) Cristiano Ronaldo
(e) Kevin Durant

Q7. Name the Indian hoopster who has become the third Indian to walk into the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.
(a) Satnam Singh
(b) Amjyot Singh
(c) Palpreet Singh Brar
(d) Vishesh Bhriguvanshi
(e) Yadwinder Singh

Q8. The Airport of which Indian city has got First rank in the category of 2-5 million passengers in ACI-ASQ Survey?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Srinagar
(c) Jaipur
(d) New Delhi
(e) Mumbai

Q9. Name the person who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland.
(a) Sibi George
(b) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(c) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
(d) Ashok Kantha
(e) Gautam Bambawale

Q10. India has recently won the 2017 Asia Cup Hockey tournament held in Bangladesh. Name the player who was adjudged the Man of the match in the final game. 
(a) Lalit Upadhyay
(b) P. R. Sreejesh
(c) Sardar Singh
(d) Manpreet Singh
(e) Akashdeep Singh

Q11. Name the city in which the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has recently inaugurated India's first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) for Skilling in Smart Cities.
(a) Pune
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Mumbai
(d) New Delhi
(e) Kolkata

Q12. Name the IPS officer who was appointed the special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
(a) Sameer Jain
(b) Rakesh Asthana
(c) Sukesh Basti
(d) Mannaur Kannaujia
(e) Saurabh Bhansali

Q13. Name the country with which India has recently signed a long-term sales and purchase agreement with an Indian refiner to import gas oil to meet the country’s energy demand.
(a) Nepal
(b) Japan
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Philippines
(e) Netherlands

Q14. India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has appointed _____________ as its Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer.
(a) Suresh Sethi
(b) Mahesh Kumar Jain
(c) Satpal Singh
(d) Amritpal Saroya
(e) Amrinder Singh

Q15. The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) has announced the appointment of _______________ as the Chief Executive Officer for India.
(a) Iain Mackay
(b) Ben Mathews
(c) Nishant Reyman
(d) Jayant Rikhye
(e) Raman Kisley


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