Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 2nd November 2017

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Current Affairs Questions Based on The Hindu

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With IBPS RRB 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 RRB 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 ranking of India in recently released World Bank's report of 'ease of doing business'?
(a) 97th
(b) 76th
(c) 66th
(d) 100th
(e) 105th

Q2. Name the country that has topped the list of seven countries in new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016, according to a new report by the World Health Organization.
(a) Indonesia
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Pakistan
(e) Nigeria

Q3. India and Tunisia agreed to jointly combat terrorism and extremism while ramping up cooperation in the field of security. What is the capital of Tunisia?
(a) Baku
(b) Tanjia
(c) Tunis
(d) Rova
(e) Samania

Q4. The government has recently set up a ministerial panel to consider and oversee mergers among the country’s 21 state-run banks. The panel will be headed by ________________.
(a) Piyush Goyal
(b) Nirmala Sitharaman
(c) Rajnath Singh
(d) Arun Jaitley
(e) Rajiv Kumar

Q5. Name the lender that has announced the sanction of credit facilities amounting to Rs2,317 crore to corporate for financing Grid Connected Rooftop Solar projects under the bank's program with World Bank. 
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Reserve Bank of India
(c) Syndicate Bank
(d) Allahabad Bank
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q6. Name the person who is atop the Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities for the fifth straight year with $75 million.
(a) Adams Johnson
(b) James Pattison
(c) Arnold Palmer
(d) Charles Schulz
(e) Michael Jackson

Q7. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) is celebrated across India on ___________.
(a) 29 October
(b) 30 October
(c) 31 October
(d) 3 November
(e) 5 November

Q8. Tata Steel has elevated _____________ as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director globally.
(a) Maulik Pathak
(b) T V Narendran
(c) Rajesh Gopinathan
(d) Ramkrishna Mukundan
(e) Mallika Srinivasan

Q9. Name the Railway officer who was appointed Private Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind.
(a) P C Meena
(b) Neera Khuntiya
(c) Rajiv Ranjan Prasad
(d) Vikram Singh
(e) N Swaninathan

Q10. Name the Chairman of Phoenix Group of Hyderabad who has been appointed as Honorary Consul General in Hyderabad by the Republic of Korea.
(a) Suresh Chukkapalli
(b) Virat Gopalachari
(c) Samvid Jhajhariya
(d) Sweccha Kriplani
(e) Sheetal Harna

Q11. Name the King of Bhutan who is on a four-day visit to India.
(a) Kitshab Dorji Namgyel
(b) Jamtul Jamyang Tenzin
(c) Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
(d) Choley Yeshe Ngodub
(e) Sangye Dorji

Q12. Bharti AXA Life Insurance has appointed ____________ as the Chief Executive Officer.
(a) G Madhavan
(b) Sushil Shetty
(c) Narendra Rawat
(d) Sukesh Samrat
(e) Vikas Seth

Q13. Name the tennis player who has recently announced her retirement after the WTA Finals.
(a) Caroline Wozniacki
(b) Martina Hingis
(c) Angelique Kerber
(d) Chris Evert
(e) Maria Sharapova

Q14. Name the state government who has announced lifetime monthly pension of Rs 10,000 for 'Hindi Satyagrahis' and those from the state who were jailed during the Emergency.
(a) Punjab
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Haryana
(e) Jammu & Kashmir

Q15. The Joint Indo-Russia Tri-Services Exercise was successfully conducted at Vladivostok in Russia. The exercise has been named as ______________.
(a) RussInd-2017
(b) MOSIND-2017
(c) INDRA-2017
(d) Shakti- V
(e) Operation Parakram

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