Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: 9th Jan 2018

Dear Aspirants,

Current Affairs Quiz Based on The Hindu: 9th 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. Elina Svitolina secured her first WTA title in Australia with a straight-sets victory in the Brisbane International final. She is from which country?
(a) Russia
(b) France
(c) Australia
(d) Ukraine
(e) Switzerland

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Q2. In which of the following Indian city, the vibrant Khelo India logo was launched by the Union Minister of State Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore?
(a) Pune
(b) New Delhi
(c) Mumbai
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Kolkatas

Q3. Switzerland won their third Hopman Cup by defeating Germany in the deciding mixed doubles final. The winning pair was of _________________.
(a) Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber
(b) Jenny Perret and Martin Rios
(c) Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic
(d) Oona Kauste and Tomi Rantamaki
(e) None of the given options is true

Q4. Name the Legendary astronaut, who walked on the Moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, who passed away recently.
(a) John Young
(b) Mark T. Vande Hei
(c) Matthew Dominick
(d) Randolph Bresnik
(e) Jack D. Fischer

Q5. Name the player who has lifted the inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra Tennis trophy, recently.
(a) Kevin Anderson
(b) Rohan Bopanna
(c) Roberto Bautista Agut
(d) Mahesh Bhupati
(e) Gilles Simon

Q6. The 75th Golden Globe Award ceremony was held in _____________.
(a) Paris, France
(b) New York, USA
(c) The Hague, Netherlands
(d) Los Angeles, USA
(e) Non of the given options is true

Q7. In the 75th Golden Globe Award, name the movie that got the Best motion picture in drama category.
(a) Lady Bird
(b) The Shape of Water
(c) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
(d) The Handmaid’s Tale
(e) In the Fade

Q8. As per the notification of RBI, what is the base colour of the newly introduced Rs10 note?
(a) Olive Yellow
(b) Chocolate Brown
(c) Magenta
(d) Stone Grey
(e) Seagreen

Q9. As per the announcement of Minister of State Jitendra Singh, which of the following state  would get its first Film and Television Institute?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Sikkim
(c) Assam
(d) Meghalaya
(e) Tripura

Q10. Who hosted the ’75th Golden Globe Award’ ceremony 2018?
(a) Saoirse Ronan
(b) James Franco
(c) Seth Meyers
(d) Elisabeth Moss
(e) Sterling K. Brown

Q11. With which of the following Port Trust, the Indian Navy has inked an MoU towards leasing of 228 metres of berths at Mattancherry Wharf for a period of five years?
(a) Tuticorin Port Trust
(b) Visakhapatnam Port Trust
(c) Kandla Port Trust
(d) Kochin Port Trust
(e) Paradip Port Trust

Q12. Name the state that has become the first state in the country to launch High Risk Pregnancy (HRP) Portal.
(a) Bihar
(b) Haryana
(c) Punjab
(d) Jharkhand
(e) Uttarakhand

Q13. Saudi Arabia has recently given the green signal for India’s decision to revive the option of sending Haj pilgrims through sea route also. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?
(a) Riyadh
(b) Riyal
(c) Doha
(d) Abu Dhabi
(e) Baku

Q14. Name the Brazilian footballer who has recently become the second most expensive player in the Soccer history with the transfer from Team Liverpool to Team Barcelona.
(a) Pele
(b) Neymar
(c) Philippe Coutinho
(d) David Luiz
(e) Rivaldos

Q15. As per the notification of RBI, what is the dimension of the newly introduced Rs10 note?
(a) 60 mm x 120 mm
(b) 65 mm x 125 mm
(c) 66 mm x 126 mm
(d) 63 mm x 123 mm
(e) 61 mm x 121 mm

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