Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 20th 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. Name India's beauty pageant who has won the coveted Miss World 2017 crown at a grand event in China.
(a) Lara Dutta
(b) Manpreet Brar
(c) Sandhya Chib
(d) Manushi Chhillar
(e) Madhu Sapre

Q2. India has recently paid homage to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary. This was her ____________ birth anniversary.
(a) 75th
(b) 85th
(c) 100th
(d) 95th
(e) 105th

Q3. Name the Indian Economist who will receive the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development this year.
(a) Manmohan Singh
(b) Urjit Patel
(c) Raghuram Rajan
(d) S Subbarao
(e) Jitan Patel

Q4. The Centre has recently raised import duty on crude palm oil to ____________ from 15 percent.
(a) 20 percent
(b) 30 percent
(c) 25 percent
(d) 35 percent
(e) 40 percent

Q5. The Qaumi Ekta Week is being observed across the country from ______________ to foster and reinforce the spirit of communal harmony and national Integration.
(a) 16th November
(b) 15th November
(c) 20th November
(d) 19th November
(e) 24th November

Q6. Name the India's tennis star who has clinched his first title of the 2017 season on the ATP Challenger Tour.
(a) Yuki Bhambri
(b) Ramkumar Ramanathan 
(c) Vijay Amritraj
(d) Somdev Devvarman
(e) Rohan Bopanna

Q7. In a bid to help break taboos around toilets and make sanitation for all a global development priority, the United Nations General Assembly designated _____________ as World Toilet Day.
(a) 15 November
(b) 25 November
(c) 27 November
(d) 20 November
(e) 19 November

Q8. Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana won the Delhi Half Marathon, 2017. They both are from which country?
(a) West Indies
(b) Nigeria
(c) Ethiopia
(d) Oman
(e) Bulgaria

Q9. Dr Manmohan Singh was India’s ____________ Prime Minister.
(a) 13th
(b) 14th
(c) 15th
(d) 16th
(e) 17th

Q10. In 2000 an Indian beauty pageant has won the coveted Miss World crown. Who was she?
(a) Aishwarya Rai
(b) Sonam Kapoor
(c) Diana Haydon
(d) Yukta Mookhey
(e) Priyanka Chopra

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