Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 9th 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 first ever ASEAN-India music festival organized by the Ministry of External Affairs has begun recently in _____________.
(a) Bhubaneswar
(b) Chennai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Kolkata
(e) Chandigarh

Q2. Name the lender that has recently entered into an MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for enabling all HPCL retail outlets with BHIM/UPI merchant solutions.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) IndusInd Bank
(c) Karur Vyasya Bank
(d) Syndicate Bank
(e) Vijaya Bank

Q3. Under which program, MoU was signed by Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya to boost cultural ties?
(a) Naveen Yug, Naya Bharat
(b) Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat
(c) Naveen Bharat, Swaccha Bharat
(d) Ek Bharat, Adhunik Bharat
(e) Ek Shrestha Adhunik Bharat

Q4. The First Meeting of India-Australia Joint Steering Committee was held recently in _______________.
(a) New Delhi
(b) Chandigarh
(c) Hissar
(d) Bangalore
(e) Chennai

Q5. India and European Investment Bank (EIB) have recently signed the finance contract for lending of 300 million euros (about Rs 2,293 crore) for Bangalore Metro Rail Project phase-II. The EIB headquarters in _______________.
(a) Geneva
(b) Luxembourg
(c) Manila
(d) Jakarta
(e) Singapore

Q6. Name the platform for property buyers & sellers that has recently announced the launch of India's first online bidding platform for residential and commercial properties and tied-up with developer M3M for the inaugural 'My Bid, My Home' program.
(a) ReValue8
(b) PropertySpark
(c) Magicbricks
(d) OLX
(e) Property Nation

Q7. Name the Australian pacer who has recently retired from Test Match and ODIs citing recurring injuries as the reason.
(a) Peter Handscomb
(b) Doug Bollinger
(c) Michael Beer
(d) John Hastings
(e) Ryan Harris

Q8. In which of the following city, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will set up a research centre for startups, academicians, environmentalists and entrepreneurs?
(a) Guwahati
(b) Chennai
(c) Bhubaneswar
(d) Dispur
(e) Gangtok

Q9. Name the Former Union minister and socialist leader who passed away recently due to age-related ailments.
(a) Sultan Ahmad
(b) CN Annadurai
(c) Dayanand Bandodkar
(d) Barkatullah Khan
(e) Purushottam Lal Kaushik

Q10. Which among the following is the first law firm to have opened an office at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT)?
(a) Khaitan & Co
(b) J Sagar Associates
(c) AZB & Partners
(d) S&R Associates
(e) Desai & Diwanji

Q11. Name the Veteran director best known for the dark comedy passed away recently.
(a) Bimal Roy
(b) Ritwik Ghatak
(c) Kundan Shah
(d) Shyam Benegal
(e) Ketan Mehta

Q12. Name the present chairman of the largest public sector bank, the State Bank of India (SBI).
(a) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(b) Rajesh Prasad
(c) Manohar Shankar
(d) Rajnish Kumar
(e) Raj Roshan

Q13. The GST council has decided to reduce the GST rates on dried mangoes, Khakhra, plain chapatis, unbranded Namkeen, unbranded ayurvedic medicines and paper wastes to _____________. 
(a) 5 percent
(b) 15 percent
(c) 12 percent
(d) 18 percent
(e) 27 percent

Q14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently laid the foundation stone of a four-lane cable-stayed bridge between Okha and Beyt Dwarka. The bridge is situated in _____________.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Gujarat
(d) Odisha
(e) Assam

Q15. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has celebrated its 85th anniversary on ____________.
(a) 18 October
(b) 12 October
(c) 07 October
(d) 10 October
(e) 08 October

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