Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 08th 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. What is the name of the indigenously designed & developed long-range subsonic cruise missile, India recently tested at Chandipur along Odisha coast?
(a) Prithvi III
(b) Nirbhay
(c) Dhanush
(d) Agni VI
(e) Barak 8

Q2. Who among the following is not in the records as leaked by the global network ICIJ with the name of "Paradise Papers"?
(a) Dr Ashok Seth
(b) Harsha Moily
(c) Niira Radia
(d) Yashwant Sinha
(e) Sachin Pilot

Q3. In the Commonwealth Shooting Championship held in Brisbane, Australia which country's contingent finished at the top?
(a) Australia
(b) England
(c) India
(d) South Africa
(e) Scotland

Q4. The Indian Pavilion at Conference of Parties (COP) 23 was inaugurated at Bonn, Germany. What is India's theme for COP 23?
(a) Conserving Now, Preserving Future
(b) Sustainable Lifestyle The Way Forward
(c) Harmony With Nature
(d) Financing Water Security And Adaptation In NDC Implementation
(e) The Attainment Through Resolve

Q5. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) leaked a massive trove of secret financial data named "Paradise Papers". Its headquarter is in ___________________.
(a) New York
(b) Singapore
(c) Washington DC
(d) Brussels
(e) Geneva

Q6. Who among the following won the Panasonic Open Title 2017 at the Delhi Golf Club?
(a) Shiv Kapur
(b) Anirban Lahiri
(c) Gaganjeet Bhullar
(d) Gaurav Ghei
(e) Sujjan Singh

Q7. The World's highest bridge has been inaugurated by Indian Railways in Jammu & Kashmir's Reasi district. The bridge has been constructed on which river?
(a) Sutlej
(b) Ravi
(c) Shingo
(d) Tawi
(e) Chenab

Q8. Name the temple in Tamil Nadu that has won UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 for the cultural heritage conservation program.
(a) Bhimbetka Rock Shelters
(b) Airavatesvara Temple
(c) Brihadeeswar Temple
(d) Ramappa Temple
(e) Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Q9. India has pledged an additional amount of ________________ towards the UN partnership fund, scaling up its support to sustainable development projects across the developing world.
(a) USD 140 million
(b) USD 100 million
(c) USD 150 million
(d) USD 200 million
(e) USD 110 million

Q10. In 'Paradise Papers' out of 180 countries represented in the data of offshore entities held by persons of different nationalities, what is the rank of India in terms of the number of names?
(a) 19th
(b) 21st
(c) 17th
(d) 9th
(e) 29th

Q11. India and _____________ are going to conduct the 7th edition of joint Military Training Combat Exercise 'Sampriti-7'.
(a) Sri Lanka 
(b) Nepal
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Myanmar
(e) Singapore

Q12. The Government has directed to monitor the investigations in cases of Paradise Papers through a reconstituted Multi Agency Group under whose chairmanship?  
(a) Sushil Chandra
(b) Tapan Roy
(c) RV Easwar
(d) Kamlesh Chandra
(e) Dr Amit Mitra

Q13. Who is the present Director-General of UNESCO?
(a) Federico Mayor Zaragoza
(b) Irina Bokova
(c) Rene Maheu
(d) Luther Evans
(e) Koichiro Matsura

Q14. Sportsmen Satyendra Singh, Sanjeev Rajput and Amanpreet Singh are related to which sport?
(a) Boxing
(b) Athletics
(c) Hockey
(d) Weightlifting
(e) Shooting

Q15. Like the paradise papers, almost 18 months ago there was another incident of huge scale leakage of secret financial data popularly known as 'Pananma Leaks'. Which company was responsible for that?
(a) Mourant Ozannes
(b) Carey Olsen
(c) Asiatic Trust
(d) Mossack Fonseca
(e) Appleby

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