Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 13th 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. Name the person who has been appointed the new chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).
(a) Gajendra Chauhan
(b) Prashant Pathrabe
(c) Anupam Kher
(d) Naseeruddin Shah
(e) Girish Karnad

Q2. Mixed pair of Jemson Ningthoujam and Ankita Bhakat clinched the gold medal from the World Archery Youth Championship. The Championship was held in ____________.
(a) Bulgaria
(b) Nigeria
(c) Singapore
(d) Argentina
(e) UAE

Q3. FIFA has decided to suspend the Football Federation of which country with immediate effect?
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Bhutan
(c) Nepal
(d) UAE
(e) Pakistan

Q4. In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court of India ruled that sex with a wife who is under 18 years of age is rape and therefore a crime. Under which section of IPC ‘Rape’ comes?
(a) Section 375
(b) Section 453
(c) Section 170
(d) Section 234
(e) Section 175

Q5. According to the new World Payment Report, the initiatives of the government and the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) will help non-cash transactions grow at a compound annual growth rate of _____________ during 2016 to 2020.
(a) 29.0 percent
(b) 26.2 percent
(c) 24.5 percent
(d) 27.6 percent
(e) 23.4 percent

Q6. A Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) was signed between Ministry of Railways and ____________ in Rail Bhavan for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph on 50.50 percent cost-sharing basis.
(a) France
(b) USA
(c) Germany
(d) Japan
(e) Bangladesh

Q7. The recently constituted Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) held its first meeting in New Delhi. The EAC-PM was chaired by _________.
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Sushma Swaraj
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Deepak Kumar
(e) Bibey Debroy

Q8. Name the Indian lender which is creating a 15,000-sqft innovation center in Navi Mumbai which will be the largest innovation center by any financial services company in the country.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) Karnataka Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q9. HSBC has recently announced the launch of a mobile app to help customers track the status of their trade transactions on a real-time basis. The app has been named as ____________________.
(a) Real Time Tracker
(b) Trade Transaction Tracker
(c) Business Tracker
(d) HSBC Real Tracker
(e) None of the given option is correct

Q10. As per the report by professional networking giant LinkedIn, what is the ranking of India in contribution to the global pharmaceuticals and biotechnology workforce?
(a) 8th
(b) 5th
(c) 2nd
(d) 9th
(e) 15th

Q11. President Ram Nath Kovind recently gave away the National award for senior citizens to Gurbax Singh Sandhu. Mr Sandhu is __________________.
(a) Indian Hockey coach
(b) Indian Boxing coach
(c) Indian Wrestling coach
(d) Indian Tennis coach
(e) Indian Kabaddi coach

Q12. Name the Commonwealth Games bronze medalist who has recently clinched the men's singles title at the Bulgarian International Future Series tournament.
(a) P. Gopinathan
(b) Tanuj Singhal
(c) Vinod Sarabhai
(d) RMV Gurusaidutt
(e) Manveer Gehlot

Q13. Consumer Electronics major LG Electronics India announced the launch of an exclusive OEM co-branded card in partnership with ________________.
(a) Bajaj Finserv
(b) Tata Power
(c) Vodafone India
(d) LIC
(e) SBI

Q14. Name the Indian pacer who has recently confirmed his retirement from International Cricket.
(a) Zaheer Khan
(b) S. Shreesanth
(c) Ashish Nehra
(d) Mohammad Shami
(e) Vinay Kumar

Q15. President Ram Nath Kovind has recently gave away Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for 2017 to __________________.
(a) Prof. Vinay Katiyar
(b) Prof. Neelmani Srivastava
(c) Dr. Aysh Singhal
(d) Prof. Vikram Singh
(e) Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak

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