Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 25th 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. United Nations Day is observed globally on _____________.
(a) 12 October
(b) 16 October
(c) 18 October
(d) 24 October
(e) 23 October

Q2. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has recently launched the 2017 State of World Population report in London, UK. The new UNFPA report has been entitled as _______________.
(a) World Population: How we are Growing
(b) World Population: The world and Gender Equality
(c) Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality
(d) Worlds Apart: The Growth in the world Population
(e) None of the above themes is true

Q3. Name the country in which the 2nd World Congress on Marxism is scheduled to be held.
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c) Indonesia
(d) Mongolia
(e) Oman

Q4. Name the lender that has recently launched the second edition of its Hackathon named 'Digitize For Bank.'
(a) IndusInd Bank
(b) Dena Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Allahabad Bank
(e) State Bank of India

Q5. Name the 11-year-old Indian-American schoolgirl who was named as “America’s top young scientist” for inventing a cost-effective, quick lead-contamination detector in water.
(a) Priyanka Dagar
(b) Gitanjali Rao
(c) Amrita Bhattacharya
(d) Pushpanjali Chowrasia
(e) Preeti Sambarwal

Q6. Name the former Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) who was handpicked by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to hold a dialogue with stakeholders of Jammu and Kashmir.
(a) Rajnish Chowhan
(b) Amritpal Singh
(c) Dineshwar Sharma
(d) Rajiv Gauba
(e) David Dondar

Q7. Name the player who has won the Best FIFA Men's Player award for the second year running at the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in London, UK.
(a) Lionel Messi
(b) Neymar
(c) Wayne Rooney
(d) Cristiano Ronaldo
(e) Paul Pogba

Q8. NRDC has signed an MoU with European Business Technology Centre (EBTC) for capacity building in intellectual property management. What does 'D' stands for in NRDC?
(a) Development
(b) Disaster
(c) Deployment
(d) Data
(e) Department

Q9. Name the person who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).
(a) Vikram Rawat
(b) Shubham Singhal
(c) Arjun Pandey
(d) Veerbhadra Shekhawat
(e) NS Venkatesh

Q10. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed ______________ as the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
(a) Roberto Azevedo
(b) Natalia Kanem
(c) Klaus Schwab
(d) Francis Gurry
(e) Guy Ryder

Q11. Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) is headquartered in _____________.
(a) Chennai
(b) Jaipur
(c) Mumbai
(d) Kochi
(e) Kolkata

Q12. IndusInd Bank, in association with which e-payment company had announced the launch of a co-branded wallet?
(a) Paytm
(b) PayPal
(c) FreeCharge
(d) MobiKwik
(e) Oxygen

Q13. Name the lender that has signed an agreement with Escorts Ltd. to finance farmers for purchase of Escorts tractors.
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Kotak Mahendra Bank
(c) Karur Vyasya Bank
(d) Bank of Baroda
(e) Syndicate Bank

Q14. Name the Veteran Malayalam director best known for his film “Avalude Ravukal” who passed away recently.
(a) Sreenivasan
(b) M. T. Vasudevan Nair
(c) Santosh Sivan
(d) IV Sasi
(e) Thoppil Bhasi

Q15. Coach Zinedine Zidane was named the Best FIFA Men's Coach at the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in London, UK. He is the coach of which team?
(a) Barcelona
(b) Manchester United
(c) Manchester City
(d) Real Madrid
(e) Liverpool


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