Current Affairs Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017: 17th November 2017

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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. Name the business family that has topped the Forbes list of Asia’s Richest Families for the first time with a net worth of $44.8 billion, according to the Forbes.
(a) India’s Ambani family
(b) Korea’s Lee family
(c) China’s Ma family
(d) Hong Kong’s Kwok family
(e) India’s Premji family

Q2. Name the lender whose plea has been recently rejected by the Reserve Bank of India plea to declassify its parent company as a foreign institutional investor (FII).
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) IDBI Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) Karur Vyasya Bank
Q3. According to the UN report, name the country that has officially signed up to the Paris Agreement, leaving the United States as the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact.
(a) Nicaragua
(b) Bulgaria
(c) Syria
(d) Nigeria
(e) Suva
Q4. Binge watching in public is the new trend in India, and Indians are the second-highest public bingers in the world. Name the country which is first, according to a survey released by online streaming platform Netflix.
(a) Russia
(b) Mexico
(c) China
(d) France
(e) USA
Q5. Name the country that has hosted the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference.
(a) Russia
(b) Japan
(c) Canada
(d) Philippines
(e) China
Q6. Name the Renowned Hindustani vocalist of Kirana Gharana who has passed away recently.
(a) Jagdish Mohan
(b) Pradeep Bhullar
(c) Mandeep Chillar
(d) Manmohan Teotia
(e) Sujor Bhattacharya

Q7. The government launched the exchange-traded fund (ETF) named ____________, which is managed by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, targeting an initial amount of about Rs8,000 crore.
(a) India Form
(b) Bharat 91
(c) India 911
(d) Bharat 22
(e) Fund India

Q8. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in which country the with a digital ingestion tracking system?
(a) India
(b) Indonesia
(c) China
(d) Japan
(e) USA
Q9. Indian tennis duo of Leander Paes and Purav Raja lifted the Knoxville Challenger title in the finals of the men’s doubles event. The championship was held in ____________.
(a) Djibouti
(b) Kyrgyzstan
(c) Tennessee
(d) Brunei
(e) Kiribati

Q10. As per the recent Forbes’ ranking list, Name the business family of India that stood second in India.
(a) Ambani family
(b) Premji family
(c) Tata family
(d) Birla family
(e) Mittal family
Q11. Name the Eminent chartered accountant who has been appointed as the chairman of the leading Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
(a) Dhirendra Swarup
(b) Sethurathnam Ravi
(c) Parveen Raman
(d) Prashant Khamke
(e) Arwind Mohanthi
Q12. Ministry for Power and New & Renewable Energy has recently launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – ‘Saubhagya’ Web Portal. Name the present Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy.
(a) R.K. Singh
(b) Ananth Geete
(c) Manoj Sinha
(d) Mahesh Sharma
(e) Giriraj Singh
Q13. From which city the Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation (APMDC) has bagged an International award?
(a) Chicago
(b) New York
(c) Abu Dhabi
(d) Paris
(e) Riyadh
Q14. National Press Day is celebrated on ______________ to commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India.
(a) 24 November
(b) 27 November
(c) 19 November
(d) 16 November
(e) 12 November

Q15. What is the capital of Tennessee?
(a) Baku
(b) Dodoma
(c) Belmopan
(d) Abuja
(e) Nashville

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