Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 09th 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 the country that has recently become the New Member Of International Solar Alliance.
(a) Oman
(b) Indonesia
(c) Ukraine
(d) Guinea
(e) Nigeria

Q2. Which among the following has recently become the third Indian city on the list of UNESCO Creative Cities list for Music?
(a) Varanasi
(b) Jaipur
(c) Chennai
(d) Jodhpur
(e) New Delhi

Q3. A Financing Agreement for IBRD loan of US$ 119 million (equivalent) for the “Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence & Equity (OHEPEE) Project” was signed recently with the World Bank. Jim Yong Kim is the __________ President of the World Bank.
(a) 12th
(b) 10th
(c) 14th
(d) 16th
(e) 9th

Q4. Name the Digital payment platform that has recently introduced payments using BHIM UPI on its platform.
(a) FreeCharge
(b) Paytm
(c) eBay
(d) Amazon
(e) Oxygen

Q5. Name the insurance company that was conferred with the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards in the "General Insurance Company of the Year" category.
(a) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
(b) Bharti AXA Life Insurance
(c) IDBI Federal Health Insurance
(d) Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company
(e) Sriram Health Insurance

Q6. Together with which of the following tech Giant Ola is building a new connected vehicle platform for car manufacturers worldwide?
(a) Google
(b) TCS
(c) Microsoft
(d) Infosys

Q7. Name the state government which has inked an MoU with Intel and UST Global for exploring the possibility of transforming the state into an electronic hardware manufacturing hub.
(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) Rajasthan

Q8. Indian short film ___________________ has won the 'Best Short Film Award' at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM).
(a) Kaccha Gharonda
(b) Newton
(c) Masan
(d) Lunch Box
(e) The School Bag

Q9. Name the Revenue Secretary who has been designated as the new Finance Secretary.
(a) Rajiv Kumar
(b) Hasmukh Adhia
(c) Ajay Narayan Jha-
(d) Neeraj Kumar Gupta
(e) Subhash Chandra Garg

Q10. M.C. Mary Kom notched up her fifth gold medal at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championships in Vietnam recently. She has defeated _____________.
(a) Jung Koo Chang
(b) In Jin Chi
(c) Hong Chang Su
(d) Kim Hyang Mi
(e) Duk Koo Kim

Q11. Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Railways & Coal has launched an app named ____________ for benefitting customers of Coal India Limited (CIL) lifting coal through road mode.
(a) 'Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App'
(b) 'Koyla Seva App'
(c) 'Koyla Khapat Jokha App'
(d) 'Enriched Koyla App'
(e) None of the given options is true

Q12. Twitter has officially increased the number of characters in tweets from 140 to ___________ for the majority of users.
(a) 240
(b) 260
(c) 280
(d) 200
(e) 220

Q13. What is the name of the official mascot of the 2017 AIBA Youth Women's World Boxing Championship which will be held in Guwahati, Assam?
(a) Elephant 'Appu'
(b) Green imperial pigeon 'Dracula'
(c) wild boar 'Channa'
(d) leopard 'Bhooran'
(e) one-horned rhino 'Guppy'

Q14. India's Silicon Valley - 'Bengaluru' - is the best host among 45 cities worldwide, according to a report from the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU). It overtook _______________.
(a) Paris
(b) San Francisco
(c) Tokyo
(d) Beijing
(e) New York

Q15. Prince of Wales, Charles Philip Arthur George arrived in New Delhi on a 2-day visit to India. This visit will be the __________ visit of the Prince of Wales to India.
(a) 11th
(b) 13th
(c) 7th
(d) 9th
(e) 5th


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