Tuesday, 16 August 2016

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

Q1. Which of the following cities, the first ever BIO-CNG project in India was inaugurated?
(a) Patna, Bihar
(b) Kochi, Kerala
(c) Hyderabad, Telangana
(d) Pune, Maharashtra
(e) Kolkata, West Bengal

Q2. Which institution has bagged the 5 Medals for Young Scientists award 2016 recently?
(a) IISc, Bengaluru
(b) JNU, New Delhi
(c) BHU, Varanasi
(d) AMU, Aligarh
(e) IIT, Delhi

Q3. IRDAI has imposed how much amount fine on Bharti AXA General Insurance Co Ltd for violation of various norms including outsourcing activities and corporate governance guidelines?
(a) Rs 75 lakh 
(b) Rs 50 lakh 
(c) Rs 35 lakh
(d) Rs 40 lakh 
(e) Rs 15 lakh  

Q4. Which of the following companies has acquired Beam, an interactive livestreaming startup that lets viewers watch and play along with game streamers in real time and did not disclose financial terms of the deal?
(a) Yahoo
(b) Google
(c) Facebook
(d) IBM
(e) Microsoft

Q5. Who won the Australian Open squash title by beating Mayar Hany of Egypt recently?
(a) Saurav Ghosal
(b) Dipika Pallikal Karthik
(c) Joshna Chinappa
(d) Nicol David
(e) Marwan El Shorbagy

Q6. Name the bollywood stars, who bagged the best actress and best actor awards at the Indian Film Festival (IFF) of Melbourne 2016.
(a) Sonam Kapoor (actress) and Nawazuddin Siddiqui (actor)
(b) Deepika Padukone (actress) and Amitabh Bachchan (actor)
(c) Priyanka Chopra (actress) and Hrithik Roshan (actor)
(d) Anushka Sharma (actress) and Ranveer Singh (actor)
(e) Kangana Ranaut (actress) and Irrfan Khan (actor)

Q7. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) ties up with _____________________ to launch an USSD based *99# mobile application for their customers.
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Union Bank of India
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Axis Bank

Q8. In which of the following states the sailing campaign “Jal Tarang” was flagged off by state assembly.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q9. A first-of-its-kind touch and feel garden for the visually impaired people in the country was inaugurated near Calicut University campus in..............?
(a) Bihar
(b) Kerala
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Assam
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q10. Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) has inaugurated the country's first facility to produce nickel, a metal for which the country is completely dependent on imports. The new facility Nickel, Copper and Acid Recovery Plant is located at the company's Indian Copper Complex (ICC) at Ghatshila in which of the following states?
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Bihar
(d) Gujarat
(e) Tamil Nadu 

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