Current Affairs Questions Based on The Hindu
Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With IBPS PO and Clerk Mains round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis for IBPS PO and Clerk 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. The United Nations Universal Children’s Day is celebrated every year on ____________.
(a) November 22
(b) November 23
(c) November 20
(d) November 21
(e) November 25
Q2. A Guarantee Agreement for IBRD loan of USD 98 million and Grant Agreement for USD 2 million for the _________________ was signed with the World Bank.
(a) Renewable energy across the country
(b) Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project
(c) development of banks of India
(d) Rural Development
Q3. On the 2nd Anniversary of which scheme, the Government of India signed four MoUs under with the State of Nagaland and with four Union Territories (UTs) for operational improvements.
(a) Antyodaya Anna Yojana
(b) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
(c) Standup India
(d) Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)
(e) Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Q4. Name the India’s nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) who was re-elected to the fifth and the last seat of the world court.
(a) Dalveer Bhandari
(b) Saurabh Taneja
(c) Rajiv Kumar Gauba
(d) Raj Leela Rawat
(e) Gokul Nathan
Q5. Name the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare who has recently inaugurated the World Fisheries Day Celebrations.
(a) Hardeep Singh Puri
(b) Thaawar Chand Gehlot
(c) Radha Mohan Singh
(d) Jual Oram
(e) Chaudhary Birender Singh
Q6. Name the Acclaimed South African Indian-origin AIDS researcher who has been appointed as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.
(a) Dr. Asima Chatterjee
(b) Prof. Quarraisha Abdool Karim
(c) Dr. Sunetra Gupta
(d) Prof. Aditi Pant
(e) Dr. Suman Sahai
Q7. Name the Veteran journalist who was presented with the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).
(a) Debvrat Bhattacharya
(b) Aniket Bannerjee
(c) Saurabh Pant
(d) Manik Banerjee
(e) Prakash Mondal
Q8. The world’s biggest toilet pot model was unveiled at “Trump village” recently in on the World Toilet Day. Trump village is in which state?
(d) Andhra Pradesh
Q9. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has decided to cancel the $500 million deal for Spike ATGM with which among the following country?
Q10. The theme of United Nations Universal Children’s Day 2017 is _________________.
(a) Lets Play Together
(b) Every Child is Important
(c) Kids are the Future
(d) None of the given theme is true
(e) Kids Take Over
Q11. Name the singer who has been named the highest-paid woman in music in 2017 by the Forbes.
(c) Celine Dion
(d) Taylor Swift
(e) Jennifer Lopez
Q12. Name the country with which India has agreed to implement the general declaration for visa free entry of the crew of chartered and scheduled flights between the two countries.
Q13. Which among the following is the first state to join UDAY scheme?
(c) Andhra Pradesh
Q14. Name the Sahitya Akademi awardee Bengali writer who has been declared winner of the Big Little Book Award for year 2017 in the “Author in Bengali Language” category.
(a) Samaresh Majumdar
(b) Taslima Nasrin
(c) Nasreen Jahan
(d) Nabaneeta Dev Sen
(e) Rabeya Khatun
Q15. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) headquarters in ______________.
(a) Paris, France
(b) Geneva, Switzerland
(c) New York, USA
(d) London, UK
(e) The Hague, Netherlands
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