Current Affairs Questions for RBI Assistant Mains 2017: 9th Dec 2017

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Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 9th Dec

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With RBI Assistant 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 RBI Assistant 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. An International conference was organized recently on the Groundwater issues in the country with a theme of ____________________. 
(a) Sustainable approach for clean water
(b) Vision 2025- A step for cleaner water
(c) Groundwater Vision 2030- Water Security, Challenges, and Climate Change Adaptation
(d) Do not waste groundwater
(e) None of the given theme is true

Q2. Name the railway station in Hyderabad under the South Central Railway (SCR) that has earned the unique distinction of being the first Energy Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station on Indian Railways.
(a) Malkajgiri railway station
(b) Secunderabad Railway Station
(c) Begumpet railway station
(d) Kacheguda Railway Station
(e) Falaknuma Railway Station

Q3. Name the swimmer who has created history as she became the first Indian to secure pole position at the World Para-Swimming Championship in Mexico.
(a) Kanchanmala Pande
(b) Sudarshi Ahluwalia
(c) Shristi Jain
(d) Manasi Rupa
(e) None of the given option is true

Q4. ______________ was revealed to be Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2017.
(a) The Yoyage
(b) The Silence Breakers
(c) Chain Smokers
(d) The Ultimate
(e) Team of the World

Q5. Which of the following state government has decided to raise the legal Alcohol drinking age from 21 to 23 years?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Telangana
(c) Kerala
(d) Bihar
(e) Gujarat

Q6. ______________ has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Turkmenistan.
(a) Manoj Srinivasan
(b) Azar A.H.Khan
(c) Samvid Dande
(d) Prkash Kumar
(e) Vinay Sahu

Q7. Name the Actress who has bagged the award for Best Actress (Critics) in the Star Screen Awards 2017.
(a) Kangana Ranaut
(b) Aishwarya Rai
(c) Vidya Balan
(d) Deepika Padukon
(e) Anushka Sharma

Q8. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has named noted Indian businessman _____________ as 'International Ambassador' who will be tasked with championing the UK capital across the globe.
(a) Manoj Sinha
(b) Ashok Kumar
(c) Rajjesh Chawrasia
(d) Deepak Parekh
(e) Srikant Das

Q9. Which among the following Historic Monument has been declared as the second best UNESCO world heritage site in the world, according to a new survey by online travel portal TripAdvisor.
(a) The Taj Mahal
(b) Angkor Wat
(c) The Great Wall of China
(d) Machu Pichu
(e) Eiffel Tower

Q10. Name the subsidiary of Axis Bank which has become the first-ever broking arm of a bank to take membership of a commodity exchange by registering itself with NCDEX.
(a) Enam International Ltd
(b) Axis Finance Limited
(c) Axis capital limited
(d) Axis Direct
(e) Axis Securities

Q11. Name the footballer who has won the Ballon d'Or to move level with rival Lionel Messi.
(a) Neymar
(b) Cristiano Ronaldo
(c) Wayne Rooney
(d) Ronaldinho
(e) Gareth Bale

Q12. The First International Conference on Sports Medicine and Sports Sciences SAICON 2017 was inaugurated in ________________.
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Pune
(c) New Delhi
(d) Jaipur
(e) Guwahati

Q13. An elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) decided to admit India as its new member. Wassenaar Arrangement is based in ______________.
(a) Geneva, Switzerland
(b) Canberra, Australia
(c) New York, USA
(d) Vienna, Austria
(e) Paris, France

Q14. The waste management system being implemented in Alappuzha has been recognized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as one of the five models across the world. Alappuzha is a coastal town of ___________.
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Kerala
(c) Karnataka
(d) Gujarat
(e) Odisha

Q15. What is the Capital of Turkmenistan?
(a) Sampathan
(b) Jersaklem
(c) Suva
(d) Baku
(e) Ashgabat

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