Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 3rd Jan 2018

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Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 1st Jan 2018
Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 3rd 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. The State Bank of India has recently reduced the base rate by ____________, which will benefit customers on the old pricing regime.
(a) 10 basis points
(b) 15 basis points
(c) 20 basis points
(d) 30 basis points
(e) 25 basis points

Q2. Name the Senior diplomat who has been appointed foreign secretary of India.
(a) Sameer Bhandari
(b) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(c) Rupesh Goyal
(d) Unmukt Roshan
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Name the Indian golfer who has recently won the Royal Cup at Pattaya.
(a) Jyoti Randhawa
(b) Anirban Lahiri
(c) Shiv Kapur
(d) Arjun Atwal
(e) Shiv Chawrasia

Q4. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi inaugurated an online portal named _____________ in New Delhi for the empowerment of women.
(a) NARI
(b) Shakti
(c) Suraksha
(d) Jagriti
(e) MAA

Q5. Name the state that has become first in India to release of the first draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) containing the first batch of 19 million names of genuine Indian citizens.
(a) Sikkim
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Tripura
(d) Assam
(e) Punjab

Q6. What is/are the new language/languages that have been recently included in the Prime Minister’s Official website?
(a) Assamese
(b) both (a) and (d)
(c) Gujarati
(d) Manipuri
(e) both (a) and (c)

Q7. Which of the following two countries have recently introduced value-added tax (VAT) for the first time?
(a) Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
(b) Iraq and Azerbaijan
(c) United Arab Emirates and Bahrain
(d) Azerbaijan and Bahrain
(e) Qutar and Kuwait

Q8. Name the person who has recently assumed the charge as the Managing Director of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL).
(a) Sanjeev Jha
(b) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(c) Pankaj Jain
(d) Rajiv Kumar
(e) Sandeep Kumar

Q9. Anwar Jalalpuri passed away recently at the age of 71 in Lucknow. He was famous ____________.
(a) Flute Player
(b) Film Director
(c) Singer
(d) Poet
(e) Sitar Player

Q10. SBI has recently revised down the benchmark prime lending rates from 13.7 percent to ______________.
(a) 15.8 percent
(b) 16.6 percent
(c) 12.5 percent
(d) 14.3 percent
(e) 13.4 percent

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