Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 18th November 2017

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Current Affairs Questions Based on The Hindu

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With IBPS 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 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. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has signed a joint venture agreement with CTGC to construct 750 MW West Seti Hydropower Project. CTGC is a/an _____________.
(a) Indian company
(b) Indonesian company
(c) Canadian company
(d) Chinese company
(e) Cambodian company

Q2. International rating agency Moody's Investors Service has upgraded India's local and foreign currency issuer ratings to _________________.
(a) Baa1 from Baa2
(b) Baa2 from Baa3
(c) Baa1 from Baa3
(d) P2 from P3
(e) H2 from H3

Q3. Who is the present president of International rating agency Moody's Analytics?
(a) Isabel Gomez Vidal
(b) Keith Berry
(c) Mark Almeida
(d) Gus Harris
(e) Robert King

Q4. Name the Indian Economist who was appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board of the Bank of International Settlement (BIS).
(a) RBI Governor Urjit Patel
(b) Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan
(c) Former PM Manmohan Singh
(d) Minister Arun Jaitley
(e) None of the Given options is true

Q5. President Ram Nath Kovind launched various schemes entailing the total expenditure of Rs 3,455 crore in which state to coincide with the state's 17th Foundation Day?
(a) Chhattisgarh
(b) Goa
(c) Telangana
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Jharkhand

Q6. Name the Eminent Hindi poet and Jnanpith awardee who passed away recently in New Delhi.
(a) Kumar Mangalam
(b) Suresh Kumar
(c) Barwari Lal
(d) Kunwar Narayan
(e) Makesh Sehgal

Q7. Name the country that will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup to stage one of the world’s best attended and lucrative sporting events.
(a) Russia
(b) Japan
(c) France
(d) Indonesia
(e) USA

Q8. Kevin Lilliana was recently crowned Miss International 2017 by Verzosa in Tokyo, beating 68 candidates from across the globe. She is from which country?
(a) China
(b) Indonesia
(c) Oman
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) Russia

Q9. Name the state that scripted history when it became the first State in the Northeast to launch Point of Sale (POS) facility for electricity bill payment.
(a) Nagaland
(b) Assam
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Tripura
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q10. International rating agency Moody's Analytics Headquarters in __________.
(a) Russia
(b) Switzerland
(c) France
(d) Ukraine
(e) The USA

Q11. The IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour was organized by _______________.
(a) Bulgaria
(b) Argentina
(c) France
(d) Oman
(e) Nigeria

Q12. President Ram Nath Kovind has recently launched JOHAR scheme entailing the expenditure of Rs 1,500 crore to help tribal and Dalit families double their incomes in four years. What does 'H' stands for in JOHAR?
(a) Homage
(b) Housing
(c) Hub
(d) Harnessing
(e) Human

Q13. Name the person who has recently inaugurated a three-day AP AgTech Summit-2017 in the coastal city Visakhapatnam.
(a) President Ram Nath Kovind
(b) PM Narendra Modi
(c) Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu
(d) Home Minister Rajnath Singh
(e) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Q14. In which of the following city the Two-day “12th North-East Business Summit” was inaugurated?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Vishakhapatnam
(d) Chennai
(e) Pune

Q15. What is the capital of Indonesia?
(a) Moscow
(b) Baku
(c) Sakarta
(d) Canberra
(e) None of the given options is true

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