Current Affairs Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017: 22nd 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.

Q1. Under which of the following project, a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate the globe on an Indian-built sail boatINSV Tarini?
(a) SarasParikrama Project
(b) NavsagarParikrama
(c) Bon Voyage
(d) NavikaSagarParikrama
(e) Sea-Sagar Project

Q2. The Ministry of Defence has decided to delegate administrative and financial powers to the ‘BRO’ to avoid delays on account of references between the Chief Engineer, HQ DGBR and the Ministry. BRO stands for _____________.
(a) Basic RAW Organisation
(b) Borrowing Roads Organisation
(c) Border Roads Organisation
(d) Border Roads Operation
(e) Border Real Organisation
Q3. Name the Bank that has topped the share of willful default to PSBs.
(a) Punjab National Bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Allahabad Bank
(d) Dena Bank
(e) Indian Overseas Bank

Q4. India of the following country has established the new two-by-two ministerial dialogue to enhance strategic coordination between them?
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c) Indonesia
(d) Switzerland
(e) US

Q5. State-run power transmission utility ____________ recently announced that it will get a loan of USD 500 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for its various projects.
(a) HPCL
(b) Power Grid Corp
(c) IOCL
(d) BEL
(e) NDRF

Q6. Name the 12-year-old Indian-origin boy who has been crowned as the UK’s ‘Child Genius’ in a popular television quiz competition.
(a) Sameer Sana
(b) Kuldeep Rana
(c) Rahul Doshi
(d) Ramay Deva
(e) Kamal Ram
Q7. The US with which of the following country has begun a 10-day-long annual military exercise named Ulchi Freedom Guardian drill?
(a) South Korea
(b) Japan
(c) North Korea
(d) Indonesia
(e) India
Q8. The scientists of which country have developed the world’s smallest surgical robot which could transform daily operations for tens of thousands of patients?
(a) Canada
(b) France
(c) USA
(d) UK
(e) India
Q9. Textiles Ministry has recently inaugurated Jharkhand’s first textiles manufacturing and export unit ‘Orient Craft Ltd’. Who is the present Minister of Textiles in India?
(a) Prakash Javadkar
(b) Smriti Irani
(c) Uma Bharati
(d) Kalraj Mishra
(e) Ravi Shankar Prasad

Q10. Name the athlete who has topped the Forbes’ list of highest paid female athletes of 2017 with $27 million.
(a) Maria Sharapova
(b) Venus Williams
(c) Serena Williams
(d) Caroline Wozniacki
(e) Victoria Azarenka
Q11. Who is the present Prime Minister of Nepal?
(a) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
(b) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
(c) SamvalSinha
(d) SherBahadurDeuba
(e) Arinadam Kumar
Q12. The first regional centre of the New Development Bank was officially opened recently in ____________.
(a) Oman
(b) Canada
(c) China
(d) South Korea
(e) South Africa
Q13. Nestle India has tied up with ____________ for the launch of its new Nutrilicious range of Maggi Noodles.
(a) Amazon India
(b) Flipkart
(c) eBay
(d) Alibaba
(e) NDB
Q14. Rajasthan government and state-owned oil firm HPCL inked an agreement to form a joint venture company for Barmer petroleum refinery and petrochemical complex. Who is the current CEO, Chairman, Managing Director of HPCL?
(a) Sanjeev Kumar
(b) S Christopher
(c) M K Surana
(d) Sameer Shah
(e) Avantika Sharma
Q15. Who is the present Prime Minister of UK?
(a) David Cameron
(b) Gordon Brown
(c) Theresa May
(d) Tony Blair
(e) John Major
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