IBPS RRB Mains Study Planner – Current Affairs Quiz Day 13

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The most expected IBPS RRB Mains Examinations is near and we hope you have started the preparations for the exams. First the IBPS RRB Scale I Officer is happening on 5th October 2017 and the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains examination is happening on 11th October 2017. Still many f you have the IBPS PO preliminary examination in the forthcoming weeks and you would have postponed the current affairs and banking awareness preparations for the sake of IBPS PO.

We have started the IBPS RRB Mains preparations for the sake of the aspirants and we have been getting constant feedback and queries to start the planner soon in spite of the holiday season approaching in a week time. This week weekends have a hoards of exams and if you have applied for the exams and it clashes with the other exams, be choosy and if possible attend the exams which you think is more important and if possible again do try to attend all the exams as they given you an experience for the forthcoming exams.

This mains planner is mainly focused on Current Affairs and banking awareness and computer awareness and we have planned it in a way that, if you prepare with this planner you will finish the entire current affairs of July, august, September and October and you benefit from that too.

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Today’s Quiz is based on the October 1 – October 15 and if you haven’t read those current affairs, please read that before attending the Quiz.


1. Which of the following state government has decided to observe Gandhi Jayanti as International Day of Non-Violence in the state?

a) Haryana

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Gujarat

d) Jharkhand

e) Rajasthan

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2. India leap up the global rankings by 12 places to take the ______ spot in terms of best country for expats to live and work in, says a HSBC survey.

a) 11th

b) 12th

c) 13th

d) 14th

e) 15th

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3. Who head the committee formed to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet?

a) LK Viswanathan

b) RK Viswanathan

c) DK Viswanathan

d) SK Viswanathan

e) TK Viswanathan

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4. Tata Capital announced the appointment of ______as Managing Director & CEO designate of the company.

a) Ramesh Sabharwal

b) Rajesh Sabharwal

c) Ragav Sabharwal

d) Rajiv Sabharwal

e) Rakesh Sabharwal

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5. Who has won a prestigious business award in the UK for his efforts to bring innovative IT solutions to Africa?

a) Birendra Sasmal

b) Bijendra Sasmal

c) Bimal Sasmal

d) Bishek Sasmal

e) Biju Sasmal

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6. Who became the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu, which is the eighth highest mountain peak in the world?

a) Archana Kumar

b) Ajitha Kumar

c) Aparna Kumar

d) Anushya Kumar

e) Amritha Kumar

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7. Who hosted the 3rd annual ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ from October 1st to 15th, 2017, in New Delhi?

a) Rajnath Singh

b) Arun Jaitley

c) Narendra Modi

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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8.How many billion fund had been set up by Saudi Arabia and Russia to invest in energy projects recently?

a) One billion

b) Two billion

c) Three billion

d) Four billion

e) Five billion

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9. Who was appointed to examine sub categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) by President Ram Nath Kovind?

a) M Rohini

b) L Rohini

c) K Rohini

d) G Rohini

e) H Rohini

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10. Who announced that he would chair the board of Russia’s state-controlled oil major Rosneft after shareholders approved his nomination?

a) Helmut Schmidt

b) Helmut Kohl

c) Gerhard Schroeder

d) Walter Scheel

e) Ludwig Erhard

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11.Name the persons who received 2017 Nobel Physics Prize.

A) Kip S. Thorne

B) Barry C. Barish

C) Rainer Weiss

a) Only A

b) Only B

c) Only C

d) Both A and B

e) All A, B and C

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12. Who has been appointed as the deputy director general of programmes of the World Health Organisation (WHO)?

a) Soumya Swaminathan

b) Soundarya Swaminathan

c) Swathi Swaminathan

d) Shakthi Swaminathan

e) Saranya Swaminathan

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13. Which of the following bank has pared the interest rate on retail term-deposits of one-year maturity by 25 basis points, to 6.50 per cent?

a) State bank of India

b) Punjab National Bank

c) Dena Bank

d) Vijaya Bank

e) Indian Bank

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14. Who inaugurated the Golden Jubilee Year Celebrations of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)?

a) Venkaiah Naidu

b) Ram Nath Kovind

c) Narendra Modi

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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15. Which of the following Government launched a mass marriage scheme called ‘Mukhyamantri Samoohik Vivaah Yojana’?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Uttarakhand

c) Haryana

d) Himachal Pradesh

e) Punjab

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16. Which of the following state government launched a major Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) in Hajin town?

a) Jammu & kashmir

b) Uttarakhand

c) Haryana

d) Himachal Pradesh

e) Punjab

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17. What is the Repo rate as per RBI’s 4th bi-monthly Monetary Policy?

a) 6.00%

b) 5.75%

c) 6.25%

d) 4%

e) 6.75%

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18. With which of the following digital payments IRCTC Rail connect partner which will allow customers book railway tickets using the former’s payment gateway?

a) Airtel Money

b) MobiKwik

c) Freecharge

d) HDFC PayZapp

e) Paytm

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19. In which of the following state Foundation stone for the first ever Industrial Training Institute for the Divyangans laid?

a) Arunachal Pradesh

b) Manipur

c) Mizoram

d) Nagaland

e) Assam

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20. Who received the award on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for its contribution during Swachhta Pakhwada, an inter-Ministry initiative of Swachh Bharat Mission?

a) Virendra Kumar

b) Satya Pal Singh

c) Anant Kumar Hegde

d) C K Mishra

e) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

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21.

6) Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and ________on up gradation of the Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin.

a) Mongolia

b) Myanmar

c) Ethiopia

d) Libya

e) Chad

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22.

India’s renewable energy capacity will more than double by _______ to overtake renewable expansion in the European Union for the first time, International Energy Agency (IEA).

a) 2019

b) 2020

c) 2021

d) 2022

e) 2023

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23.

Who emerged as India’s wealthiest for the 10th straight year as his net worth swelled to $38 billion released by Forbes magazine’s annual India Rich List 2017?

a) Dilip Shanghvi

b) Azim Premji

c) Lakshmi Mittal

d) Mukesh Ambani

e) Gautam Adani

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24.

Who is the new Prime Minister of Mongolia?

a) Sanjaagiin Bayar

b) Sükhbaataryn Batbold

c) Norovyn Altankhuyag

d) Chimed Saikhanbileg

e) Ukhnaa Khurelsukh

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25.

Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature 2017?

a) Alice Munro

b) Patrick Modiano

c) Svetlana Alexievich

d) Kazuo Ishiguro

e) Mo Yan

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26.

Who won prestigious Anna Politkovskaya Award, instituted by Reach All Women (RAW) in War?

a) Nidhi Razdan

b) Shereen Bhan

c) Mini Menon

d) Gauri Lankesh

e) Barkha Dutt

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27.

Which of the following countries agreed to purchase S400 missile defence systems from Russia?

a) Israel

b) Iran

c) Iraq

d) Saudi Arabia

e) Palestine

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28.

HDFC Life Insurance Company has launched ‘_______’, a servicing bot for Twitter that uses artificial intelligence for customer service.

a) Peo

b) Leo

c) Neo

d) Jeo

e) Meo

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29.

Which of the following bank has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for enabling all HPCL retail outlets with BHIM/UPI merchant solutions?

a) Vijaya Bank

b) Punjab National Bank

c) Indian Bank

d) Indian Overseas Bank

e) Dena Bank

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30.

Which of the following non-governmental Organisation has won the Nobel Prize for Peace 2017 recently?

a) ICNA

b) IWIN

c) IWIL

d) ICAN

e) IACN

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31.

Which of the following life Insurance announced the launch of ‘Eazy Connect’, that will extend online customer service to social media platforms?

a) Tata AIA life

b) SBI life Insurance

c) HDFC life Insurance

d) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance

e) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

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32.

ISRO to Set up Research Centre in ________.

a) Kohima

b) Aizwal

c) Dispur

d) Agartala

e) Guwahati

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33.

President launches Mata Amritanandamayi Math Project Jeevamritham in _________.

a) Gujarat

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Tamilnadu

d) Karnataka

e) Kerala

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34.

Who will lead Panel to review GST composition scheme?

a) M D Mishra

b) Arun Jaitley

c) B D Mishra

d) Himanta Biswa Sarma

e) Biswa Sarma

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35.

Which of the following bank acquired payments wallet Free charge for Rs 373 crore in an all-cash deal?

a) ICICI bank

b) Axis bank

c) Yes bank

d) Induslnd bank

e) HDFC bank

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36.

Who becomes the first-ever to win Miss wheelchair world of the beauty pageant held in Warsaw?

a) Aleksandra Zawadzinska

b) Lebohang Monyatsi

c) Adrianna Zawadzinska

d) Aleksandra Chichikova

e) Lebohang Monyatsi

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37.

Who won Mens single title of Chinese open 2017?

a) Andre Agassi

b) Andy Murray

c) Novak Djokovic

d) Roger Federer

e) Rafael Nadal

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38. China-led AIIB and multilateral funding agency ADB will co-finance a USD ______million loan for India to improve power transmission network and expand the use of solar and wind energy.
a) 100
b) 200
c) 300
d) 400
e) 500

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39. Name the new MD & CEO of PNB MetLife India Insurance appointed recently.
a) Anup Srivastava
b) Akshay Srivastava
c) Anand Srivastava
d) Amresh Srivastava
e) Ashish Srivastava

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40. Who has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Macedonia, with residence in Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria?
a) Pooja Kapur
b) Rooja Kapur
c) Saroja Kapur
d) Punitha Kapur
e) Neetha Kapur

41.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed India’s GDP growth forecast to ________ per cent for 2017

a) 6.3

b) 6.5

c) 6.6

d) 6.7

e) 6.9

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42.

How many million USD has invested by World Bank Group member IFC in 5-year unrated masala bond issuances of Fullerton India Credit Company?

a) USD 72 million

b) USD 73 million

c) USD 74 million

d) USD 75 million

e) USD 76 million

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43.

According to Brand Finance’s Nation Brands 2017, India has been ranked the _______ most valuable nation brand.

a) Seventh

b) Eighth

c) Ninth

d) Tenth

e) Eleventh

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44.

Which of the following country became the smallest country ever to qualify for the World Cup when they beat Kosovo to book a place at their first finals in Russia next year as winners of Group I?

a) Poland

b) Iceland

c) Ireland

d) Greenland

e) England

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45.

Which of the following Indian Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung India for the setting up of a digital academy on the institute’s campus?

a) IIT- Madras

b) IIT- Kolkata

c) IIT- Delhi

d) IIT- Kharagpur

e) IIT-Mumbai

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46.

Which of the following bank is creating a 15,000-sqft innovation centre in Navi Mumbai investing around Rs 100 crore?

a) State Bank of India

b) Punjab National Bank

c) Indian Bank

d) Indian Overseas Bank

e) Bank of Baroda

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47.

Which of the following bank announced the launch of mobile app – Trade Transaction Tracker – to help customers track the status of their trade transactions on a real-time basis?

a) Yes Bank

b) Axis Bank

c) ICICI Bank

d) HDFC Bank

e) HSBC Bank

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48.

Who is appointed as next chief executive of HSBC?

a) Diater Zetche

b) Llyod Blankenfeiff

c) John Flint

d) John Cryan

e) Gordon Nixon

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49.

Which of the following bank has launched new initiative, called SME Assist new product to provide short-term working capital demand loans to its MSME clients?

a) Syndicate bank

b) Dena Bank

c) State Bank of India

d) Indian Bank

e) Indian Overseas Bank

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50.

In which of the following state MasterCard launches India innovation centre?

a) Gujarat

b) Maharashtra

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Odisha

e) West Bengal

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