Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 23rd 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. Which country has become the second largest fish producing country in the world?
(a) Peru
(b) Russia
(c) Germany
(d) India
(e) China

Q2. Who has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, ushering in a new era for a country as uncertain as it is hopeful recently?
(a) Robert Mugabe
(b) Emmerson Mnangagwa
(c) Quarraisha Abdool Karim
(d) Morgan Tsvangirai
(e) Jacob Zuma

Q3. A two-day conference of all Commanders of Eastern Air Command commenced ____________, where issues pertaining to security are being discussed. 
(a) Imphal
(b) Dispur
(c) Gangtok
(d) Agartala
(e) Shillong

Q4. Name the Revolution, which has the vision to achieve economic prosperity of the country and the fishers and fish farmers as well as contribute towards food and nutritional security through full potential utilization of water resources for fisheries development in a sustainable manner, keeping in view the bio-security and environmental concerns.
(a) Green Revolution
(b) Blue Revolution
(c) Yellow Revolution
(d) White Revolution
(e) Black Revolution

Q5. What is the capital city of Zimbabwe?
(a) Durban
(b) Santiago
(c) Harare
(d) Lima
(e) Damascus

Q6. A two-day conference of all Commanders of Eastern Air Command commenced has recently conducted in North-eastern state. Who is the present Chief of the Air Staff?
(a) Air Chief Marshal Nitin Tyagi 
(b) General Dalbir Singh Suhag
(c) General Bipin Rawat
(d) Admiral Sunil Lanba
(e) Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa

Q7. Which Bank has launched a new scheme for self-help groups (SHGs) to encourage entrepreneurship, the scheme named Pattabhi Sitaramayya — Self Business Group (PS-SBG)?
(a) Bank of India
(b) Corporation Bank
(c) UCO Bank
(d) Andhra Bank
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q8. US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to support the UN effort to "peacefully resolve" the nearly seven-year-long Syrian civil war. What is the currency of Syria?
(a) Rupees
(b) Yen 
(c) Pound
(d) Dollar
(e) Ringgit

Q9. Name the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile, which created history after it was successfully flight-tested first time from the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal. 
(a) Trishul
(b) Brahmos
(c) Narayana
(d) Shakti
(e) Vishnu

Q10. In India, the World Fisheries Day is being celebrated from 21st November, 2014 and it is being celebrated for the fourth consecutive year. The theme of this year (2017) is-
(a) 2022 ka hai sapnaa…... kisaan ki aay ho duguna – Sankalp se siddhi
(b) 2024 ka hai sapnaa…... kisaan ki aay ho duguna – Sankalp se siddhi
(c) 2026 ka hai sapnaa…... kisaan ki aay ho duguna – Sankalp se siddhi
(d) 2028 ka hai sapnaa…... kisaan ki aay ho duguna – Sankalp se siddhi
(e) 2030 ka hai sapnaa…... kisaan ki aay ho duguna – Sankalp se siddhi

Q11. __________ has bought an undisclosed stake in Urja Money Pvt. Ltd, which evaluates creditworthiness of people seeking loans to buy two-wheelers.
(a) Paytm
(b) Mobikwik
(c) TCS
(d) Airtel
(e) ONGC

Q12. Telugu would be implemented as a compulsory subject from first standard to Intermediate, including in the CBSE and ICSE schools, from the next academic year in Telangana. Who is present Chief Minister of Telanana?
(a) N Chandrababu Naidu
(b) K Chandrasekhar Rao
(c) Siddaramaiah
(d) Thiru Edappadi K Palaniswami
(e) Pinarayi Vijayan

Q13. Social networking giant Facebook stated that it expects to train about five lakh people in India on digital skills by _________ and has unveiled two programmes designed for individuals and start-ups.
(a) 2032
(b) 2022
(c) 2020
(d) 2025
(e) 2030

Q14. The Cabinet has approved the setting up of the 15th Finance Commission which will assess the tax resources of the nation and suggest a formula for their devolution among states. Who was chairman of the 14th Finance Commission?
(a) SK Chaturvedi
(b) YV Reddy
(c) AK Mathur
(d) RP Shah
(e) Bibek Debroy

Q15. Who is present Managing Director & CEO of Andhra Bank?
(a) Suresh N Patel
(b) Rajnish Kumar
(c) Sunil Mehta
(d) Ravi Krishan Takkar
(e) Usha Ananthasubramanian

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