Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 31st August 2017

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Current Affairs Questions Based on The Hindu

Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With IBPS RRB 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 RRB 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.

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Q1. According to the Finance Ministry, what was the amount (approx.) collected in form of tax in July from just 64.42 per cent of the total taxpayer base?
(a) Rs 50,000 crore
(b) Rs 85,000 crore
(c) Rs 92,000 crore
(d) Rs 78,000 crore
(e) Rs 42,000 crore

Q2. The 9th BRICS Summit 2017 will be held in month of September in ___________.
(a) South Africa
(b) China
(c) Brazil
(d) India
(e) Russia
Q3. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has recently inaugurated a skill development program to connect with youth by upgrading their skill. The Program is named as _____________.
(d) YUVA
Q4. DAD has recently organized its first Synergy Conference on Defence Pensions in New Delhi. DAD stands for ______________.
(a) Development Accounts Department
(b) Defence Artilaries Department
(c) Defence Accounts Department
(d) Defence Accommodation Department
(e) Defence Accounts Development

Q5. Name the CEO of Bombay Stock Exchange who has recently got approval for another five-year term as Chief of the company.
(a) Ashish Chauhan
(b) Vikrant Singh
(c) Narendra Bhagwat
(d) Mohan Kumar Mishra
(e) Amit Gauba

Q6. In which country, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has recently opened the Low Enriched Uranium Bank?
(a) Uzbekistan
(b) Kyrgyzstan
(c) Russia
(d) Azerbaijan
(e) Kazakhstan
Q7. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was established as an autonomous organization in 1957. It is headquartered in ___________.
(a) Geneva
(b) New York
(c) Paris
(d) Vienna
(e) Beijing

Q8. The Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) launched the world’s first diamond futures contracts to provide exporters with a hedging tool. Who is the Chairman of ICEX?
(a) Ajit Mittal  
(b) Ashok Sinha
(c) D. Vijayalakshmi  
(d) Lav Chaturvedi
(e) P.S. Gahlaut
Q9. NITI Aayog, in partnership with MyGov and the United Nations, has recently announced the winners of the Women Transforming India Awards, 2017. Who among the following was not among top six contenders?
(a) Laxmi Agarwal
(b) Safeena Husain
(c) Meira Kumar
(d) Jamuna Tudu
(e) Arunima Sinha
Q10. Tata group hospitality firm Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) has appointed ___________ as its Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
(a) Puneet Chhatwal
(b) Anurag Badhana
(c) Pritam Das
(d) Priyanka Mahajan
(e) Arindam Chakraborty

Q11. Sri Lankan cricket selection panel has recently stepped down in the wake of the country’s poor performance. The Selection Committee was headed by _______________.
(a) Chaminda Vas
(b) Arjun Ranatunga
(c) Dayasiri Jayasekara
(d) Kumar Sangakkara
(e) Sanath Jayasuriya
Q12. With which of the following lender, Solar energy services company Freyr Energy has tied up to offer term loans ranging from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 50 lakh?
(a) HDFC Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) IDBI Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) Karnataka Bank

Q13. Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company (CHOICE) has come up with a ‘Point-of-Sale’ product targeted at the mass-market segment. The product is named as ____________________.
(a) PoS – Safal Bima Plan
(b) PoS – Sajag Bima Plan
(c) PoS – Easy Bima Plan
(d) PoS – Simple Bima Plan
(e) PoS – Health Bima Plan

Q14. The Fourth Session of the India-Tanzania Joint Trade Committee (JTC) meeting was held in New Delhi. What is the capital of Tanzania?
(a) Astana
(b) Baku
(c) Cuba
(d) Vienna
(e) Dodoma

Q15. Who is the Chief Executive Officer of Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company (CHOICE)?
(a) Achal Sharma
(b) D K Sharma
(c) Anupam Surana
(d) Anuj Mathur
(e) Tarun Badhana

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