Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI/IBPS Exams

1. Name the head of state-run Life Insurance Corp (LIC), the biggest single investor in the country, has tendered his resignation two years before his term was due to end?
SK Roy
TS Vijayan
RS Sharma
TM Bhasin
Nikesh Arora

2. Which of the following place Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit was held recently?
Beijing, China
Ufa, Russia
New Delhi, India
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
None of the above

3. India became the _______ largest recipient of foreign direct investment in 2015 in the world, grossing $44 billion following a series of reforms by the government, as per the latest World Investment Report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

4. The Cabinet approved an extension in the deadline for implementing the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) by a year to..........?
December 31, 2017
March 31, 2018
June 30, 2018
March 31, 2017
May 31, 2019

5. Name the renowned Telangana poet and lyricist who has passed away recently.
Nida Fazli
Shankardas Kesarilal
Guda Anjaiah
Vishweshwar Sharma
None of the above

6. Who has created history after he fought back to win the Queen's Club tournament for a record fifth time?
Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal
Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic
None of the above

7. Which of the following Bank was named in the Hall of Shame list of 158 banking institutions that have invested billions of dollars in companies making cluster bombs recently?
Punjab National Bank
State Bank of India
Axis Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank

8. Who will be the new coach of Indian Cricket Team. The decision of his selection was taken in the BCCI working committee meeting in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh recently?
Sachin Tendulkar
Sanjay Bangar
VVS Laxman
Ravi Shastri
Anil Kumble

9. India and which of the following country has agreed to step up security cooperation recently?
None of the above

10. Mobile ad tech firm InMobi, one of the earliest Indian unicorns, received a major blow as the US Federal Trade Commission asked the company to pay how much in civil penalties on charges that it deceptively tracked the locations of hundreds of millions of consumers without their knowledge?
None of the above