Wednesday, 10 August 2016

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


Q1. The Reserve bank of India (RBI) in third Bi-monthly Policy review, kept the key policy rates unchanged while maintaining an accommodative policy stance. RBI risks to the inflation target of ________ for March 2017 continue to be on the upside.
a) 7 per cent
b) 8 per cent
c) 4 per cent
d) 6 per cent
e) 5 per cent

Q2. Name the former Arunachal Chief Minister, who was found dead at his residence in Itanagar?
a) Jarbom Gamlin
b) Dorjee Khandu
c) Pema Khandu
d) Kalikho Pul
e) Nabam Tuki

Q3. The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) will house the India’s first repository on tigers, under its new Tiger Cell. It is based in?
a) Bhopal
b) New Delhi
c) Dehradun
d) Allahabad
e) Pune

Q4. Name the person, who has reappointed as chairman, managing director, and chief executive for a period of five years of two-wheeler market leader Hero MotoCorp?
a) Vikram Kasbekar
b) Pawan Munjal
c) Om Prakash Munjal
d) Brijmohan Lall Munjal
e) None of the above 

Q5. With which of the following co-operative Banks, Non-life insurer Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd. has announced a bancassurance tie-up?
a) Shamrao Vithal Co-operative Bank 
b) Janata Sahakari Bank Ltd.
c) New India Co-op. Bank Ltd.
d) Bassein Catholic Co-op. Bank Ltd.
e) Amanath Co-op. Bank Ltd.

Q6. Which of the following countries warned China that ties were deteriorating over disputed East China Sea islets recently?
a) Japan
b) South Korea
c) India
d) Bhutan
e) Nepal 

Q7. How much worth schemes has been annoucedTamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa announced in the energy sector, including setting up of a 2x1500 MVA sub-station in Virudhunagar to transmit power generated from a 1600 mw power plant coming up in Ramanathapuram?
a) Rs 14325 crore
b) Rs 4126 crore
c) Rs 9500 crore 
d) Rs 12700 crore
e) Rs 20000 crore

Q8. India’s second largest mobile operator Vodafone has renewed its multi-million dollar agreement for IT infrastructure with tech giant ____________ for another five years.
a) Facebook
b) Microsoft
c) IBM
d) Google
e) HP

Q9. Name the renowned Yoga Guru, who has passed away following a brief illness in Chennai recently?
a) Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
b) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
c) Paramahansa Yogananda
d) TKV Desikachar
e) None of the above

Q10. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan constituted the Press Advisory Committee for 2016-17, consisting of 29 members, including four office–bearers. Who has been nominated as the Chairperson of the Press Advisory Committee?
a) Amitabh Roychowdhury
b) Neeraj Bajpai
c) Pramod Mujumdar
d) Amit Mishra
e) DP Kamat

 








  

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