Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS PO, RRB 2017 – August – Set 2


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of Current Affairs Quiz for upcoming IBPS PO, IBPS RRB, IBPS Clerk, OICL AO & UIIC Assistant 2017 from August, 2017.

1. With which of the following
state did Amazon recently sign a pact to educate, train and enable weavers and
artisans to directly sell their products to Amazon customers across the
country?
(1) Andhra Pradesh
(2) Telangana
(3) Kerala
(4) Gujarat
(5) Madhya Pradesh
2. On the 3rd National
Handloom Day, Union Government launched Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata Scheme.
Under the scheme, the union government assists the weaver by bearing what per
cent of the cost of new looms?
(1) 100%
(2) 50%
(3) 51%
(4) 99%
(5) 90%
3. G-7 Interior Ministers’ summit
on security will be held in ________.
(1) Germany
(2) Russia
(3) United Kingdom
(4) Spain
(5) Italy
4. How much amount did
Maharashtra Government announce to raise from the Green Climate Fund with the
help of the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030WRG)?
(1) $250 million
(2) $270 million
(3) $275 million
(4) $325 million
(5) $215 million
5. In which of the following city
will India and US will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017?
(1) Chicago
(2) Bengaluru
(3) Hyderabad
(4) New Delhi
(5) Washington D.C.
6. Which of the following bank
did recently launch “Shubh Aramabh” that entails waiving off a few EMIs during
the course of a loan?
(1) Yes Bank
(2) ICICI Bank
(3) Axis Bank
(4) HDFC Bank
(5) Kotak Mahindra Bank
7. Which of the following states were
selected to transform their education sector under its SATH initiative?
(1) Madhya Pradesh
(2) Odisha
(3) Assam
(4) Both 1 & 2
(5) Both 2 & 3
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8. India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017
was held in _____________.
(1) Bhopal
(2) Gandhinagar
(3) Bengaluru
(4) New Delhi
(5) Mumbai
9. The second round of National
Deworming Day (NDD) was held across the nation on 10 August 2017 to tackle worm
infections targeting more than _______ children.
(1) 10 crore
(2) 11 crore
(3) 12 crore
(4) 13 crore
(5) 14 crore
10. What was India’s rank in the 2017
Global Retirement Index?
(1) 47th  
(2) 44th
(3) 46th
(4) 43rd
(5) 41st
11. Who among the following was appointed
as the World Health Organisation’s goodwill ambassador for physical activity in
South-East Asia Region (SEAR)?
(1) Sachin Tendulkar
(2) Saina Nehwal
(3) Milkha Singh
(4) Yuvraj Singh
(5) Kapil Dev
12. Which of the following state
government did recently launch Facebook programme ‘SheMeansBusiness’?
(1) Madhya Pradesh
(2) Gujarat
(3) Maharashtra
(4) Andhra Pradesh
(5) Odisha
13. The International Youth Day
was observed across the world on 12 August 2017 with the theme _______________.
(1) Youth Migration: Moving
Development Forward
(2) Youth and Climate Change:
Time for Action
(3) Youth Building Peace
(4) Youth Civic Engagement
(5) Road to 2030: Eradicating
Poverty and Achieving Sustainability
14. World Elephant Day 2017 was
observed on ____________.
(1) 11 August
(2) 13 August
(3) 14 August
(4) 12 August
(5) 10 August
15. Alexander Zverev is
associated with which of the following sports?
(1) Tennis
(2) Chess
(3) Football
(4) Badminton
(5) F1 Racing
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16. Union Cabinet approved the proposal
to complete the North Koel Reservoir Project in Jharkhand and Bihar at an
estimated expenditure of _______.
(1) ₹1622.27 crore
(2) ₹1626.27 crore
(3) ₹1623.27 crore
(4) ₹1612.27 crore
(5) ₹1632.27 crore
17. What is the population of
Asian elephants in India as per the first-ever synchronised All-India Elephant
Population Estimation?
(1) 27321
(2) 27312
(3) 29132
(4) 28123
(5) 26302
18. As per the first-ever
synchronised All-India Elephant Population Estimation, which of the following
state had the highest amount of elephants in India?
(1) Madhya Pradesh
(2) Assam
(3) Kerala
(4) Tamil Nadu
(5) Karnataka
19. How much amount of Grant
Agreement did the union government recently sign from the Global Environment
Facility (GEF) of the World Bank for Ecosystem Service Improvement Project?
(1) $ 27.44 million
(2) $ 26.54 million
(3) $ 24.64 million
(4) $ 23.74 million
(5) $ 25.63 million
20. How much amount of loan
agreement did Power Grid corp recently sign with the Asian Development Bank
(ADB) for its various projects?
(1) $ 500 million
(2) $ 400 million
(3) $ 750 million
(4) $ 550 million
(5) $ 480 million

Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 5
  3. 5
  4. 2
  5. 3
  6. 3
  7. 4
  8. 1
  9. 2
  10. 4
  11. 3
  12. 5
  13. 3
  14. 4
  15. 1
  16. 1
  17. 2
  18. 5
  19. 3
  20. 1
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