Current Affairs Questions for RBI Assistant Mains 2017: 6th Dec 2017

Dear Aspirants,

Current Affairs Questions Based on The Hindu

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. Under whose chairmanship the Fifteenth Finance Commission held its first meeting at North Block in New Delhi?
(a) Sudipto Mundle
(b) Arun Jaitley
(c) NK Singh
(d) M Govinda Rao
(e) Urjit Patel

Q2. The largest-ever floating solar power plant of India was inaugurated in which state?
(a) Kerala
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) West Bengal
(e) Odisha

Q3. The Umbrella Agreement between India and Germany concerning Financial Cooperation in 2016 (II) under the Indo-German Development Cooperation was signed to formalize Financial  Cooperation in form of loan for which project?
(a) Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement 
(b) Wetlands for disaster risk reduction
(c) Towards Autonomy and Self Determination
(d) Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all
(e) Climate Friendly Urban Mobility III

Q4. Who has been signed as a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment, joining the  fight to save the lives and habitats of people and animals by cleaning up our air and seas, fighting climate change and protecting species?
(a) Jessica Watson
(b) Sami Yusuf
(c) Christina Aguilera
(d) Ellie Goulding
(e) Drew Barrymore

Q5. Indian-American California senator ____________ has topped the prestigious Foreign  Policy magazine's 2017 list of '50 Leading Global Thinkers' which also features US  Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.
(a) Kamala Harris
(b) Dalip Saund
(c) Tulsi Gabbard
(d) Pramila Jayapal
(e) Ro Khanna

Q6. Which Bollywood actor/actress launched a book based on Indian cinema in showbiz  capital Mumbai titled 'Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars!'?
(a) Anupam Kher
(b) Salman Khan
(c) Vidya Balan
(d) Amitabh Bachchan
(e) Sharukh Khan

Q7. The world Soil Day is celebrated on which day?
(a) 10 December
(b) 5 December
(c) 11 December
(d) 8 December
(e) 15 December

Q8. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual  currency in a bid to ease the country's economic crisis.What is its name?
(a) Petro
(b) Litecoin
(c) Zcash
(d) Dash
(e) Monero

Q9. The two-week long joint exercise in Abu Dhabi ________________ was attended by UAE  Armed Forces along with the UK, US and French armies.
(a) Sigma
(b) Annualex
(c) Baltops
(d) Zapad
(e) Flag4

Q10. What was the theme for the World Soil Day focusing on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being.
(a) Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground
(b) Forests and Energy
(c) Why wastewater?
(d) Connecting People to Nature
(e) Environmental & Climate Literacy

Q11. The 3rd edition of the Dialogue between the NITI Aayog and the Development Research Council of China, the DRC- NITI Aayog Dialogue was held in which city? 
(a) Shanghai
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Delhi
(d) Beijing
(e) Mumbai

Q12. Which district was recently included in the National Capital Region (NCR), taking the  total number of districts in the NCR to 23?  
(a) Bagpat
(b) Shamli
(c) Muzaffarnagar
(d) Jhajjar
(e) Bhiwani

Q13. The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved debt financing  and partial risk guarantees totaling _____________ to develop the Reliance Bangladesh  Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Power Project.
(a) $612 million
(b) $557 million
(c) $583 million
(d) $517 million
(e) $652 million

Q14. The Banasura Sagar Dam is in which of the following state?
(a) Odisha
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) West Bengal
(e) Kerela

Q15. Who among the following is not a co-author of the recently launched book based on  Indian cinema titled 'Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars!'?
(a) SMM Ausaja
(b) Karan Bali
(c) Rajesh Devraj
(d) Tanul Thakur
(e) Girish Karnad

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