Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 4th Jan 2018

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Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 1st Jan 2018
Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 4th Jan

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With 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 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. Pakistan has recently allowed Chinese currency Yuan for ______________ transactions.
(a) None of the Given Options is True
(b) Defence Related
(c) Banking Sector
(d) Sports related
(e) Exports and Financing

Q2. Name the Table Tennis player who has become India’s highest-ranked player in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings.
(a) Sharath Kamal
(b) G Sathiyan
(c) Manika Batra
(d) Soumyajit Ghosh
(e) Mouma Das

Q3. According to the Finance Ministry, the 8 percent RBI Bond Scheme is being replaced by _________________.
(a) 7.50% Gold Bond Scheme
(b) 7.50% Savings Bonds Scheme
(c) 7.75% Gold Bond Scheme
(d) 7.75% Savings Bonds Scheme
(e) None of the given options is true

Q4. In which of the following state the 171st Araadhanai Music Festival has begun recently?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Kerala
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Telangana
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q5. The whistle language commonly called "bird language" of ___________ has recently entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
(a) Turkey
(b) Oman
(c) Canada
(d) Russia
(e) Portugal

Q6. As per the HSBC report, India's growth rate is expected to accelerate at around ____________ in 2017-18.
(a) 6.7 percent
(b) 6.8 percent
(c) 7.5 percent
(d) 6.5 percent
(e) 7.2 percent

Q7. Customers will not have to pay any transaction charges for payments through debit card, BHIM app and other payment made for up to ______________.
(a) Rs 2,000
(b) Rs 2,500
(c) Rs 1,500
(d) Rs 1,000
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. HDFC Bank has announced a partnership with ______________ to promote and nurture startups in the state.
(a) Himachal Pradesh Government
(b) Karnataka Government
(c) Rajasthan Government
(d) Punjab Government
(e) Jharkhand Government

Q9. Name the state that will host the "largest" B2B travel event in the country named KITE.
(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Kashmir
(d) Jharkhand
(e) Maharashtra

Q10. Who is the Present CEO of London-headquartered HSBC?
(a) Iain Mackay
(b) Mark E Tucker
(c) Stuart Gulliver
(d) Phillip Ameen
(e) Kathleen Casey

Q11. In which of the following state, the gas utility company GAIL India Ltd has commissioned the country's second-largest rooftop solar power plant?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q12. Who is the present chairman of Mumbai-headquartered NABARD?
(a) Rajiv Kumar
(b) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
(c) Mustafa Ahemad
(d) Prapanjan Seth
(e) S. Christopher

Q13. Six countries have formally joined the ranks of the non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. Which among the following is not one of them?
(a) Kuwait
(b) Peru
(c) Poland
(d) the Netherlands
(e) Sweden

Q14. In which of the following state, Tata Power Solar commissioned a 12 MW solar rooftop project, which is India's largest rooftop solar plant?
(a) Assam
(b) Kerala
(c) Punjab
(d) Jharkhand
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q15. Union Cabinet had recently approved a proposal that government will bear the MDR charges on transactions up to Rs 2,000 made through debit cards, BHIM UPI or Aadhaar-enabled payment systems to promote digital transactions. MDR stands for ________________.
(a) Mechanized Discount Rate
(b) Minimum Discount Rate
(c) Mechanized Development Rate
(d) Minimum Development Rate
(e) Merchant Discount Rate

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