Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 16th 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. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology organized the 15th APCERT Conference in New Delhi. What does "R" stand for?
(a) Radar
(b) Response
(c) Random
(d) Radical
(e) Rational

Q2. Ace golfer__________________ qualified for the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship on the LPGA, becoming the first from the country to play in the prestigious meet.
(a) Anisha Padukone
(b) Sharmila Nicolett
(c) Margaret Abott
(d) Aditi Ashok
(e) Ksihi Sinha

Q3. A part of 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit, India’s first Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit to inspire, nurture and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship in tribal youth began in which state?
(a) Chhattisgarh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Rajasthan

Q4. Who represented India at the Curtain Raiser Event for the Founding Ceremony of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) held in Bonn, Germany?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Anant Geete
(c) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(d) DV Sadananda Gowda
(e) Anand Kumar

Q5. Who has been appointed as the president of the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC), a global platform for the advancement of earth science, to be held in 2020?
(a) Uddhab Bharali
(b) Asoke Sen
(c) Vijay Prasad Dimri
(d) Swapan Chattopadhyay
(e) Sivananda Pai

Q6. Which Slovenian President won the second term in runoff election recently?
(a) Janez Stanovik
(b) Milan Kucan
(c) Janez Drnovsek
(d) Borut Pahor
(e) Danilo Turk

Q7. At which port was India's first wave-powered navigational buoy, developed by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) launched?
(a) Kandla
(b) Tuticorin
(c) Ennore Kamarajar Port
(d) JNPT
(e) Krishnapatnam

Q8. The Space Kingdom of Asgardia has launched its first satellite which is called ‘virtual nation’ and is the pet project of Russian scientist. The satellite was launched from _____________.
(a) German Aerospace Center
(b) Russia's Roscosmos
(c) China National Space Administration
(d) USA's NASA
(e) USA's SpaceX

Q9. Which of the following country has launched world's first all-electric ship that can travel up to 80 km with 2000-tonnes cargo after a two-hour charge?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) USA
(d) Russia
(e) UAE

Q10. Name the Ferrari's driver who took his first victory since July at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
(a) Lewis Hamilton
(b) Sebastian Vettel
(c) Daniel Ricciardo
(d) Valtteri Bottas
(e) Nico Roseburg

Q11. Name the Pakistani bowler who has recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
(a) Umar Gul
(b) Wahab Riaz
(c) Saeed Ajmal
(d) Sohail Khan
(e) Khalid Latif

Q12. Which of the following country has approved the practice of yoga as a sports activity?
(a) UAE
(b) Oman
(c) Azerbaijan
(d) Saudi Arabia
(e) Kazakhstan

Q13. India, the United States, Japan and Australia held their first official-level talks in ______________.
(a) Manila
(b) New York
(c) Washington DC
(d) Paris
(e) Geneva

Q14. As per a report, in the next decade, India will overtake Japan to become the third-largest economy. The report has been published by _____________.
(a) Bank of Germany- Deutsche Bundesbank
(b) Central Bank of the Russian Federation
(c) Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
(d) Central Bank of China
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. What is the capital of Germany?
(a) Cuba
(b) Vienna
(c) Moscow
(d) Canberra
(e) Berlin

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