Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 29th Dec 2017

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Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 29th Dec

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With IBPS SO Prelims and IBPS Clerk Mains round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis for IBPS Clerk and IBPS SO Prelims 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 Indian Actor/Actress who has been named PETA's Person of the Year by animal rights organization People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
(a) Akshay Kumar
(b) Aishwarya Rai
(c) Anushka Sharma
(d) Sonam Kapoor
(e) Ranveer Singh

Q2. Name the Hollywood actor who has been named the top-grossing actor of 2017 by Forbes, with $1.6 billion.
(a) Dwayne Johnson
(b) Vin Diesel
(c) Tom Cruise
(d) Adam Sandler
(e) Johnny Depp

Q3. The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has recently dedicated four major projects to the people of _____________.
(a) Karnataka
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Punjab

Q4. Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister has recently launched LDF-Mobile App. LDF stands for ________________.
(a) Livestock Disease Forewarning
(b) Liver Disease Forewarning
(c) Live Disability Forewarning
(d) Leverage Disease Forewarning
(e) Liver Disability Forewarning

Q5. In which of the following state the President Ramnath Kovind inaugurated the 100th Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Assam
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Bihar

Q6. India is set to leapfrog _____________ in 2018 to become the world’s fifth-largest economy in dollar terms.
(a) Britain
(b) Germany
(c) Both (a) and (e)
(d) Both (a) and (b)
(e) France

Q7. Name the shooter who won the women’s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions.
(a) Ankur Mittal
(b) Anisa Sayyed
(c) Karni Singh
(d) Minika Hooda
(e) Gurmeet Kaur

Q8. Name the e-commercial platform that has become country's first payments app to cross the 100 million downloads mark on playstore.
(a) Paytm
(b) Flipkart
(c) Amazon
(d) Oxigen
(e) Freecharge

Q9. Which among the following Veteran singer has been selected for prestigious 'Harivarasanam' award 2017, instituted by the Kerala government?
(a) K J Yesuda
(b) M Jayachandran
(c) S P Balasubramanyam
(d) K S Chitra
(e) Kavitha Krishnamurthy

Q10. Mumbai based People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India was launched in ________________.
(a) 1995
(b) 1998
(c) 1992
(d) 2004
(e) 2000

Q11. Name the Senior IPS officer who has been appointed Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
(a) Vikram Sinha
(b) Jatinder Saroha
(c) Mayank Aggrawal
(d) Abhay
(e) Manoj

Q12. Bob Givens had passed away recently at the age of 99. He was famous ______________.
(a) Writer
(b) Animator
(c) Film Director
(d) Pop Singer
(e) Football Player

Q13. India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence (AAD) supersonic missile. It is a/an _______________ missile.
(a) Fighter
(b) Navigator
(c) Interceptor
(d) Air-to-air
(e) Air-to-surface

Q14. According to the country's largest lender, SBI, its board has approved raising ______________ through various sources, including masala bonds, to meet Basel III capital norms.
(a) Rs 8,000 crore
(b) Rs 8,200 crore
(c) Rs 8,500 crore
(d) Rs 7,500 crore
(e) Rs 7,800 crore

Q15. 'Harivarasanam' awards were instituted in ________________.
(a) 2000
(b) 2006
(c) 2009
(d) 2012
(e) 2004

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