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

Q1. Name the two time national cinema awardee for best lyrics, who passed away in Chennai recently?
(a) Sameer
(b) Ilaiyaraaja 
(c) Hamsalekha 
(d) Javed Akhtar
(e) Na Muthukumar

Q2. Which of the following states government inking an MoU with the apex IT industry body in the country, National Association of Software and Services (Nasscom) has launched operations of its startup warehouse?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Kerala

Q3. Which country has declared a public health emergency in Puerto Rico as a result of a Zika epidemic?
(a) UK
(b) France
(c) South Africa
(d) USA
(e) China 

Q4. Sri Lanka and _________ have finally signed a tripartite agreement to proceed with the construction of a Financial City Center in capital Colombo.
(a) India
(b) Russia
(c) China
(d) Pakistan
(e) South Korea 

Q5. Which of the following Public sector banks and Korea Development Bank have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance business synergies? 
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) Bank of Baroda
(d) Indian Overseas Bank
(e) United Bank of India

Q6. Which state has decided to grant 33% reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies recently?
(a) Assam
(b) Bihar
(c) Kerala
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Nagaland

Q7. Which of the following states government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India Trade and Exhibition Centre (ITEC), Dubai for promotion of skill development, investment and tourism sectors?
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan
(e) None of the above

Q8. Indian's multinational pharmaceutical company Cipla Limited has appointed _____________ as the managing director (MD) & global chief executive officer (CEO) of the company effective September 1, 2016.
(a) Samina Vaziralli
(b) Birender Singh Yadav
(c) Umang Vohra 
(d) Sriram Rajamani 
(e) Pratap Bhanu

Q9. Who has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court?
(a) Samina Vaziralli
(b) Manjula Chellur 
(c) Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela
(d) Sujata Manohar
(e) None of the above

Q10. South Indian Bank and ____________ a credit card issuer has announced their collaboration to launch co-branded credit cards for the customers of South Indian Bank.
(a) SBI Card
(b) PNB Card 
(c) BOB Card 
(d) AXIS Card 
(e) ICICI Card