Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 12th 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. World Mental Health Day is observed on ______________.
(a) 9 October
(b) 12 October
(c) 15 October
(d) 10 October
(e) 5 October

Q2. In the latest World Economic Outlook released, International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered India’s growth forecast for 2017 to _____________ from its earlier estimate of 7.2 percent.
(a) 7.0%
(b) 6.7%
(c) 6.9%
(d) 6.5%
(e) 6.8%

Q3. Name the person who has been recently appointed as the new president of US India Business Council (USIBC).
(a) Oumang Nautiyal
(b) Mona Juyal
(c) Nisha Desai Biswal
(d) Deepti Jamwal
(e) Sugandha Krishnamurthy

Q4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently approved ____________ specifically for setting up Aadhaar centres in post offices.
(a) Rs 2,000 crore
(b) Rs 2,500 crore
(c) Rs 2,200 crore
(d) Rs 3,000 crore
(e) Rs 2,800 crore

Q5. Name the state government that has implemented the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS) to provide easy access to curative geriatric health care services by way of additional cover.
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Assam
(e) Meghalaya

Q6. The theme of International Day of the Girl Child 2017 is _________________________.
(a) Empower Girls, Illuminate the Future
(b) Powerful Girl Child, Powerful World
(c) The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030
(d) Empowerment of Girl Child: Mission 2025
(e) None of the given themes are correct

Q7. Name the Indian lender that has committed financial assistance of Rs. 10 crore to the Indian Armed Forces to support the defence personnel.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) SBI
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) IDBI Bank

Q8. Visa has tied up with the ________________ government for Digital Dhan Sankalp project to develop one of its city into India’s first ‘less cash’ city.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Kerala
(c) Telangana
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Punjab

Q9. Name the person who has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Principality of Monaco.
(a) Sanjeevan Patra
(b) Vinay Mohan Kwatra
(c) Suranjan Prabhakar
(d) Nirmal Dasu
(e) Jeevan Das Basu

Q10. Since 2012 ____________ has been marked as the International Day of the Girl Child to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
(a) 15 October
(b) 13 October
(c) 9 October
(d) 11 October
(e) 12 October

Q11. Name the Bank that has bought an additional 7% stake in Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) for Rs 900 crore from public sector lender IDBI Bank Ltd.
(b) SBI
(c) RBI
(d) BOB
(e) Syndicate Bank

Q12. Name the country that has created history by becoming the smallest country in the world to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
(a) Trinidad
(b) Tobago
(c) Iceland
(d) San Marin
(e) Nauru

Q13. Axis Bank Ltd has recently completed the acquisition of mobile wallet firm Freecharge and appointed _____________ as its CEO.
(a) Tribhuvan Tripathi
(b) Sangram Singh
(c) Hariram Singh
(d) Deepak Kumar
(e) Pradeep Chaddha

Q14. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis launched a web portal named ____________ that will help people get information about all the government schemes that they are eligible for.
(a) MahaYojana
(b) YojanaGuru
(c) MahaSarathi
(d) MahaLabharthi
(e) Maharathi

Q15. What is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017?
(a) Healthy Mind, Healthy Body
(b) Mental Health, To be Taken Care
(c) Mental health in the workplace
(d) Healthy World for Healthy Mind
(e) None of the Given themes is correct

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