Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 5th Jan 2018

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Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 1st Jan 2018
Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 5th 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. The Centre unveiled the contours of the ______________ scheme, which seeks to ensure the flow of clean money to political parties, without revealing the donors’ names.
(a) Property Bonds
(b) Electoral Bonds
(c) Membership Bonds
(d) Leadership Bonds
(e) None of the given options is True

Q2. The Centre has recently approved an MoU between India and _____________ to improve public transport in the country.
(a) Singapore’s transportation authority
(b) Switzerland’s transportation authority
(c) London’s transportation authority
(d) Russian transportation authority
(e) American transportation authority

Q3. Cabinet has approved the Agreement between India and Myanmar on Land Border Crossing. What is the capital of Myanmar?
(a) Baku
(b) Naypyidaw
(c) Suva
(d) Sopia
(e) Niyowa

Q4. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left on a 5-day visit to three South East Asian countries. Which among the following is not one of them?
(a) Malaysia
(b) Thailand
(c) Indonesia
(d) Singapore
(e) both (b) and (c)

Q5. The Cabinet has recently approved the signing of MoU between India and Israel on cooperation in the ________________.
(a) Renewable Energy
(b) Defence Sector
(c) Petroleum Sector
(d) Oil and Gas Sector
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Name the former-RAW chief who was appointed the deputy National Security Adviser (NSA) of India.
(a) Ajit Doval
(b) Rajiv Duggal
(c) Rajinder Khanna
(d) Pramod Thakur
(e) Maninder Bisla

Q7. The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) signed an agreement for the training of employees of the latter in the area of payment banking. Who is the present DG & CEO of IICA?
(a) Suresh Sethi
(b) Gyaneshwar Kumar Singh
(c) Ankur Somal
(d) Piyush Chowrasia
(e) Ramesh Shah

Q8. National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved five projects in three states worth Rs. 295.01 crore. Which among the following state is not among them?
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) Bihar

Q9. The Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) has operationalised its first desktop ATM in Telangana. Who is the present chairman of Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank?
(a) Narasi Reddy
(b) V.G. Mathew
(c) Achal Kumar Gupta
(d) Cheryan Varkey
(e) P. Vekatesan

Q10. The National Security Council of India is headed by _____________.
(a) Defence Minister
(b) External Affairs Minister
(c) President
(d) Comptroller and auditor general of India
(e) Prime Minister

Q11. The Reserve Bank of India has initiated ‘prompt corrective action’ (PCA) against Allahabad Bank over its high bad loans. It Headquarters in ____________.
(a) Mumbai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Allahabad
(d) Kolkata
(e) Lucknow

Q12. The NABARD has sanctioned _____________ loan assistance under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to Odisha towards irrigation and rural bridge projects.
(a) Rs 953.87 crore
(b) Rs 783.76 crore
(c) Rs 645.20 crore
(d) Rs 372.51 crore
(e) Rs 468.21 crore

Q13. Health and Family Welfare Ministry has recently launched the country’s first digital Online Oncology Tutorial Series. It had been designed by _____________.
(a) Apollo Diagnosis Center
(b) Tata Memorial Center
(c) MAX Hospitals Group
(d) Dhiru Bhai Ambani Memorial Center
(e) None of the given options is true

Q14. Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of ____________.
(a) Brain Tumor
(c) Cancer
(d) Tuberculosis
(e) Polio

Q15. Mumbai-Headquartered NABARD was established on _______________.
(a) 12 July 1968
(b) 27 August 1982
(c) 27 August 1968
(d) 12 July 1982
(e) 23 September 1992

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