Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 10th Jan 2018

Dear Aspirants,

Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 10th 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. Philippe Coutinho has recently become the second most expensive player after his transfer from team Liverpool to the team Barcelona. He is from which country?
(a) France
(b) Denamrk
(c) Russia
(d) Brazil
(e) Portugal

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Q2. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in _______________ on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Pune
(c) Delhi
(d) Mumbai
(e) Chandigarh

Q3. Union Minister of Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan dedicated India’s fastest and first multi-petaflops supercomputer named ____________ to the nation.
(a) Anant
(b) Vikas
(c) Shakti
(d) Tez
(e) Pratyush

Q4. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is commemorated across the nation to mark the _______________.
(a) return of Mahatma Gandhi
(b) 1st visit of Nelson Mandela in India
(c) 1st visit of Dalai Lama in India
(d) return of Subhash Chandra Bose in India
(e) None of the given options is true

Q5. Which among the following city has become first in the world to launch common card for rides on public buses and the metro?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Kochi
(e) Jaupur

Q6. Peter Sutherland has passed away recently. He was ________________.
(a) 1st Director-General of World Bank
(b) 1st Director-General of United Nations
(c) 1st Director-General of WTO
(d) 1st Director-General of UNESCO
(e) 1st Director-General of UNICEF

Q7. Name the Powerlifting world champion who had passed away recently.
(a) Hariharan Singh
(b) Angad Rajput
(c) Saksham Yadav
(d) Dhanush Parmar
(e) Jatinder Wara

Q8. World’s largest Ice Festival ‘International Ice and Snow Festival’ was held in ___________.
(a) Ireland
(b) Iceland
(c) Denmark
(d) China
(e) Switzerland

Q9. Name the state that has topped the logistics index chart, according to a Report released by Union Minister for Commerce & Industry Suresh Prabhu.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Gujarat
(c) Karnataka
(d) Kerala
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q10. The provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to December 2017 show that net collections are at Rs. 6.56 lakh crore which is ___________ higher than the net collections for the corresponding period of last year.
(a) 18.2%
(b) 17.5%
(c) 19.4%
(d) 17.5%
(e) 16.3%

Q11. The research arm of Ministry of Railways, Research Designs & Standards Organization (RDSO)has recently launched “New Online Vendor Registration System”. RDSO headquarters in ____________.
(a) Mumbai
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Delhi
(d) Chennai
(e) Lucknow

Q12. Name the Present Governor of Sikkim.
(a) Jagdish Mukhi
(b) Ganga Prasad
(c) Tathagata Roy
(d) Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil
(e) Acharya Dev Vrat

Q13. Music composer A R Rahman has recently became the brand ambassador of __________.
(a) Sikkim
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Tripura
(d) Gujarat
(e) Assam

Q14. The Supreme Court stated that playing the national anthem before screening movies in cinema halls is not mandatory. The decisive bench was headed by ____________.
(a) DY Chandrachud
(b) Abinav Shrivastav
(c) Dipak Misra
(d) Anupam Khasa
(e) Virender Sahu

Q15. Name the Union Territories that has topped the logistics index chart, according to a Report released by Commerce & Industry Ministry.
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Delhi
(c) Lakshadweep
(d) Daman & Diu
(e) Puducherry

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