Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 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 Income Tax Department has launched an _____________ service for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues. 
(a) online solve
(b) online call
(c) online mail
(d) online chat
(e) online message

Q2. Which state has released a sum of Rs 4,000 crore under the first phase of the over Rs 34,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme recently?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Telangana

Q3. The RBI has issued guidelines to banks will provide funds to women self help groups, SHGs, in rural areas at _____ under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana -NRLM) in the current fiscal (2017-18). 
(a) 8 percent
(b) 5 percent
(c) 6 percent
(d) 9 percent
(e) 7 percent

Q4. World Statistics Day celebrated annually on-
(a) 18th October
(b) 19th October
(c) 20th October
(d) 21st October
(e) 22nd October

Q5. Who is the present chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?
(a) Sushil Chandra
(b) Ajay Tyagi
(c) Rajiv Kumar
(d) Anita Karwal
(e) Ashwani Lohani

Q6. Name the present Governor of Maharashtra? 
(a) Satya Pal Malik
(b) Banwarilal Purohit
(c) Om Prakash Kohli
(d) Mridula Sinha
(e) Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao

Q7. NRLM is a poverty alleviation project implemented by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. NRLM stands for-?
(a) Nominal Rural Livelihood Mission
(b) National River Livelihood Mission
(c) National Rural Looking Mission
(d) National Rural Livelihood Mission
(e) National Rural Livelihood Management

Q8. In which among the following cities, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated the first phase of Piped Natural Gas supply system recently?
(a) Guwahati, Assam
(b) Ranchi, Jharkhand
(c) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
(d) Patna, Bihar
(e) Kolkata, West Bengal

Q9. The first-ever Tri Services Joint Exercise between Indian and Russian Armed Forces, __________ began near Vladivostok in Russia. 
(a) Hand in Hand-2017
(b) Indra-2017
(c) Mitra Shakti-2017
(d) Surya Kiran-2017
(e) Yudh Abhyas-2017

Q10. The National Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on-
(a) 21st October
(b) 24th October
(c) 20th October
(d) 16th October
(e) 31st October

Q11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency _________ will soon get two sewage treatment plants as part of the government's bid to curb Ganga water pollution.
(a) Allahabad
(b) Gorakhpur
(c) Varanasi
(d) Lucknow
(e) Darbhanga

Q12. What is the nick name of Bhubaneshwar?
(a) Manchester of India
(b) The Silk City of India
(c) The Golden City of India
(d) Leather City of the World
(e) Temple City of India

Q13. Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport is a public airport located in-
(a) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bhagalpur, Bihar
(c) Kolkata, West Bengal
(d) Indore, Madhya Pradesh
(e) Hyderabad, Telangana

Q14. Within months after the Centre gave him an extension, Solicitor-General of India _____________ the second highest ranking law officer of the government, resigned with immediate effect.
(a) KK Venugopal
(b) Mukul Rohatgi
(c) Nripendra Misra
(d) Ranjit Kumar
(e) Ajit Doval

Q15. The Centre has given green clearance for a Greenfield airport project in Hirasar at a cost of over Rs. 1,400 crores. Hirasar located in-
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q16. A five-member committee has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). This committee headed by-
(a) A Surya Prakash
(b) Swapan Dasgupta
(c) PPK Ramacharyulu
(d) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
(e) Rahul Srivastava

Q17. GSTN has launched an excel-based offline tool for businesses to file initial GSTR- 3B returns. What is the meaning of "N" in GSTN?
(a) National
(b) Network
(c) Nominee
(d) News
(e) Nominal

Q18. Rajya Sabha TV is owned and operated by the Upper House of Parliament and the vice-president is its chairman. Who is present Vice-president of India?
(a) Pranab Mukherjee
(b) Balram Das Tandon
(c) M Venkaiah Naidu
(d) Ram Nath Kovind
(e) Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Q19. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is the Indian governmental regulatory body for civil aviation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Where is the headquarters of DGCA?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Kolkata
(d) New Delhi
(e) Mumbai

Q20. __________ is a Section 8 (under new companies Act, not for profit companies are governed under section 8), non-Government, private limited company.
(a) TDS
(b) NPCI
(c) IMPS
(d) BBPS
(e) GSTN

Q21. Which among the following countries has ranked Number-1 in pollution-related deaths, according to a report by The Lancet Commission on pollution and health?
(a) Japan
(b) Pakistan
(c) USA
(d) India
(e) China

Q22. The Reserve Bank of India has clarified that linking of Aadhaar to the bank account is mandatory under the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Maintenance of Records) _____________________ published in the Official Gazette on 01st June 2017.
(a) Second Amendment Rules, 2017
(b) Second Amendment Rules, 2015
(c) Second Amendment Rules, 2013
(d) Second Amendment Rules, 2011
(e) Second Amendment Rules, 2016

Q23. Which state government has given green signal to a proposal of the state Startup Mission (KSUM) to accord sabbatical leave to the faculty members of all colleges who intend to establish startups?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Telangana
(c) Kerala
(d) West Bengal
(e) Gujarat

Q24. PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the first phase of ambitious Ghogha-Dahej Roll-on Roll-off ferry service at Ghogha in Bhavnagar district in-
(a) Karnataka
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Himachal Pradesh
(e) Gujarat

Q25. Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 and the Rules notified there under came into force with effect from-
(a) 01st July 2003
(b) 01st July 2005
(c) 01st July 2007
(d) 01st July 2012
(e) 01st July 2002

Q26. According to population census 2011, which state has the highest literacy rate in India?
(a) Bihar
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Tripura
(d) New Delhi
(e) Kerala

Q27. Biometric identification number Aadhaar and other official documents are required to be obtained by the reporting entities from anyone opening a bank account as well as for any financial transaction of __________ and above. 
(a) Rs 25,000
(b) Rs 60,000
(c) Rs 1,00,000
(d) Rs 50,000
(e) Rs 75,000

Q28. Name the company, which become the second biggest bike seller in India during the first half of the ongoing fiscal? 
(a) Yamaha Motor Private Limited
(b) Bajaj Auto
(c) Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI)
(d) Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)
(e) Hero MotoCorp

Q29. ___________ is the second highest ranking law officer of government of India. 
(a) Attorney General for India
(b) Solicitor-General of India
(c) Principal Secretary of PM
(d) Defence Secretary of India
(e) Home Secretary of India

Q30. Name the two wheeler company, which is continued hold first position in domestic bike sales and selling 33,44,292 units in the first half of the fiscal as against 30,34,504 units in the year-ago period, a growth of 10.2 percent?
(a) Hero MotoCorp
(b) Bajaj Auto
(c) Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI)
(d) Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)
(e) Yamaha Motor Private Limited

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