Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 10th 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 Indian Air Force (IAF) had recently celebrated its anniversary on 8th October. It was the ____________ anniversary of IAF.
(a) 85th 
(b) 90th
(c) 75th
(d) 80th
(e) 95th

Q2. The Committee on Haj Policy has recommended phasing out of subsidy for Haj pilgrims and allowing women devotees above ___________ of age to travel in a group of at least four without a male.
(a) 50 Years
(b) 55 Years
(c) 40 Years
(d) 45 years
(e) 35 Years

Q3. India and Ethiopia has signed agreements on trade, communication and media to boost bilateral ties. What is the Capital city of Ethiopia?
(a) Baku
(b) Jakarta
(c) Addis Ababa
(d) Moscow
(e) Khartoum

Q4. Coffee output in India is pegged to be a record 3.50 lakh tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year started in October month on higher acreage. Which among the following state is the largest producer of coffee in India?
(a) Punjab
(b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) Maharashtra

Q5. Prasar Bharati has recently launched an online application system for music auditions across all genres for the All India Radio. Name the present Chairman of Prasar Bharati.
(a) Kuldeep Jadhav
(b) Om Prakash Mishra
(c) Sandeep Kumar
(d) A Surya Prakash
(e) Kiran Maurya

Q6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for Bhadbhut Barrage to be built over ______________ Gujarat. 
(a) Sabarmati River
(b) Tapti River
(c) Narmada River
(d) Mahi River
(e) Ganga River

Q7. President Ram Nath Kovind has launched 100 crore rupees Mata Amritanandamayi Math Project named ______________ to provide the filtration system for cleaning drinking water to 5000 villages across India.
(a) Namamitam
(b) Ammamitram
(c) Annamithram
(d) Ammadamayi
(e) Jeevamritham

Q8. A group of ministers (GoM) has been set up under Assam Finance Minister _____________ to make the composition scheme more attractive and also revisit GST rates on restaurants.
(a) Atul Bora
(b) Himanta Biswa Sarma
(c) Keshab Mahanta
(d) Parimal Suklabaidya
(e) Rihon Daimary

Q9. Name the Indian Snooker Player who has clinched the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title at St. Petersburg in Russia.
(a) Anupama Ramachandran
(b) Vidya Pillai
(c) Brijesh Damani
(d) Tanuja Thakur
(e) Manish Jain

Q10. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is hosting an international conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations – IV” at Delhi, Gandhinagar and Dholavira. The first conference of this series was inaugurated in ___________ in 2013.
(a) Mexico
(b) Honduras
(c) Guatemala
(d) Turkey
(e) China

Q11. The government has made biometric identification Aadhaar mandatory for all post office deposits, PPF, the National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UIDAI is _____________.
(a) Vinay Pathak
(b) Anurag Mohanthy
(c) Byomkesh Chatterjee
(d) Ajay Bhushan Pandey
(e) Kamla Rani

Q12. Name the Intensified Mission that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has recently launched with an aim to reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunization program.
(a) Mission Kamdhenu
(b) Mission Balak
(c) Mission Boond
(d) Mission Navjeevan
(e) Mission Indradhanush

Q13. Name the country's first portal dedicated to para-sports that was launched recently in a bid to create awareness about para-sports and provide a platform to para sportspersons.

Q14. Name the tennis player who has recently won the China Open title for 2017.
(a) Roger Federer
(b) Novak Djokovic
(c) Rafael Nadal
(d) Andy Murray
(e) Nick Kyrgios

Q15. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 was awarded to _______________ "for his contributions to behavioral economics".
(a) Richard H. Thaler
(b) Kazuo Ishiguro
(c) Jacques Dubochet 
(d) Rainer Weiss
(e) Jeffrey C. Hall

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