Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 12th 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. Who is the chairman of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) headquartered at New Delhi?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Harsh Vardhan
(c) Rajnath Singh
(d) Narendra Modi
(e) Alphons Kannanthanam

Q2. RBI issued fresh directions on managing risks and code of conduct in outsourcing of financial services by NBFCs. Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) cannot outsource core management functions like-
(a) internal audit
(b) strategic and compliance functions for know your customer (KYC) norms
(c) sanction of loans and management of investment portfolio
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Which state has become the first to treat Hepatitis-C patients through oral medicine?
(a) Orissa
(b) Haryana
(c) Kerala
(d) Telangana
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q4. Who heads the seven member committee formed by the Union Environment Ministry to formulate short and long-term measures to solve the problem of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region?
(a) Ashutosh Sharma
(b) K Vijay Raghavan
(c) SP Singh Parihar
(d) CK Mishra
(e) MM Kutty

Q5. Who inagurated the ‘India Disaster Response Summit’ in New Delhi organised jointly by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Facebook?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Rajnath Singh
(c) Nirmala Sitharaman
(d) Sadananda Gowda
(e) Kiren Rijju

Q6. The Union Home Ministry has formed two new divisions to exclusively deal with emerging security challenges . The two divisions are CTCR to focus on tracking and assessing the online reach of global terrorist outfits and CIS to monitor online crimes and threats. What does 'R' stand for?
(a) Randomization
(b) Repletion
(c) Resources
(d) Revitalization
(e) Radicalization

Q7.The _____________ has been named as the recipient of the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice, 2017 instituted by Harmony Foundation.
(a) UNDP
(e) WHO

Q8. Nominated as one of the navratna of the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Padam Shri awardee and ____________ Manu Sharma recently passed away
(a) Author
(b) Social Activist
(c) Sitar Maestro
(d) Historian
(e) Journalist

Q9. Who succeeds Irina Bokova of Bulgaria as UNESCO's second woman director general after member states confirmed the nomination to head the cultural agency?
(a) Kristinn Arnason
(b) Mukhisa Kituyi
(c) Taleb Rifai
(d) Audrey Azoulay
(e) Yukiya Amano

Q10. As per the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, the government has raised the maximum amount that a central government employee can borrow from the government to Rs ________________ for new construction/purchase of new house/flat.
(a) 20 lakh
(b) 25 lakh
(c) 15 lakh
(d) 30 lakh
(e) 10 lakh

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