Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 11th 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. PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd (PNB MetLife) has recently appointed ____________ as a new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the company.
(a) Amrut Sinha
(b) Ashish Srivastava
(c) Yash Khera
(d) Pritam Prabhakar
(e) Vikram Narula

Q2. Name the State Government that has recently launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in one of its Dham to provide electricity to far-flung areas in the hill state.
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Rajasthan

Q3. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has recently inaugurated the third International Conference on Yoga in ______________.
(a) Dehradun
(b) Nainital
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Chennai

Q4. Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd has signed an agreement with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) for loan of amount ___________.
(a) Rs.300 crore
(b) Rs.350 crore
(c) Rs.375 crore
(d) Rs.400 crore
(e) Rs.450 crore

Q5. The Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation of which state has been awarded as the best FMCG in the food sector at the 5th International Advertising Associations (IAA) Leadership Awards?
(a) Punjab
(b) Haryana
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Gujarat

Q6. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the four-day First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ in ___________.
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Bengaluru
(c) New Delhi
(d) Gandhinagar
(e) Dispur

Q7. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN headquarters in ________________.
(a) Manila, Philippines
(b) Geneva, Switzerland
(c) New York, USA
(d) Paris, France
(e) Canberra, Australia

Q8. What is the ranking of India among the most valuable nation brand, according to Brand Finance’s Nation Brands list 2017?
(a) 10th
(b) 12th
(c) 15th
(d) 8th
(e) 6th

Q9. Who is the present President of Washington D. C. headquartered World Bank?
(a) Christine Lagarde
(b) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
(c) Margaret Chan
(d) Takehiko Nakao
(e) Jim Yong Kim

Q10. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the third International Conference on Yoga. The theme of this year’s conference is ____________________.
(a) Yoga for Wellness
(b) Yoga for Freshness
(c) Yoga for Health
(d) Yoga for Prosperity
(e) Yoga to Cure

Q11. BIMSTEC stands for ‘Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation’. Which one of the following country is not among the BIMSTEC group?
(a) Bangladesh
(b) India
(c) Myanmar
(d) Pakistan
(e) Nepal

Q12. The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winning campaign, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was officially launched in _______________________.
(a) Paris, France
(b) New York, USA
(c) Berlin, Germany
(d) Canberra, Australia
(e) Vienna, Austria

Q13. Which of the following country has topped the list of most valuable nation brand, according to Brand Finance’s Nation Brands list 2017?
(a) China
(b) USA
(c) Germany
(d) UK
(e) France

Q14. IIT-Kharagpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ____________ for the setting up of a digital academy on the institute’s campus.
(a) Panasonic
(b) Google
(c) Samsung India
(d) Microsoft India
(e) HTC India

Q15. The World Bank has reduced India’s GDP growth forecast to __________ for 2017-18 from 7.2% estimated earlier.
(a) 7.0%
(b) 6.7%
(c) 7.1%
(d) 6.8%
(e) 6.9%

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