Tuesday, 2 August 2016

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

Q1. Which of the following banks raised Rs. 30 billion ($450 mn) by issuing the world’s first ever “Masala” or rupee-denominated bond outside India in London Stock Exchange (LSE), a landmark event that will boost economic ties between India and the UK post Brexit?
a) State Bank of India
b) ICICI Bank
c) IDFC Bank
d) Bank of Baroda
e) HDFC Bank

Q2. How much credit has been approved by the World Bank Board from the International Development Association (IDA) to support the Government of Sri Lanka's economic reform program recently?
a) $1500 million 
b) $2000 million 
c) $500 million 
d) $100 million
e) $1000 million  

Q3. Name the Mobile payments company, which has announced the partnership with IRCTC's app for power e-cash payments on IRCTC's e-catering app, Food on Track.
a) Paytm
b) ITZ Cash Card  
c) MobiKwik
d) iKaaz 
e) None of the above

Q4. Which Bank has introduced home loan products for central/ state government/ public sector undertaking employees and defence personnel, whereby they will get the benefit of repaying the loan over a longer period and softer interest rates?
a) Axis Bank
b) State Bank of India
c) ICICI Bank
d) Corporation Bank
e) Bandhan Bank

Q5. Which of the following team have won the fourth edition of STAR Sports-ProKabaddi League by defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers in the final match played at Gachibowli Stadium, Hyderabad (Telangana)?
a) Patna Pirates
b) Puneri Paltan 
c) Dabang Delhi
d) Telugu Titans
e) Bengaluru Bulls

Q6. Global software major, Oracle India has announced a corporate citizenship collaboration with which Bank and launched the 'D-Change' programme which will support education and learning, women's empowerment and rural skills development in the country?
a) State Bank of India
b) Canara Bank
c) ICICI Bank
d) Axis Bank
e) Bank of Baroda

Q7. Who has won the 2016 German Grand Prix title of Formula One?
a) Sebastian Vettel
b) Lewis Hamilton
c) Jules Bianchi
d) Jenson Button
e) Nico Rosberg

Q8. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to launch the facility of travel insurance for passengers who book tickets on its website. The service, scheduled to come into effect from September, can be availed at a premium of Re ...........?
a) Re 5
b) Re 10
c) Re 1
d) Re 3
e) Re 100

Q9. Which of the following Tennis player has won the fourth Rogers Cup championship recently?
a) Kei Nishikori 
b) Roger Federer
c) Andy Murray
d) Novak Djokovic
e) None of the above

Q10. Name the person, who has sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court.
a) Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale
b) Justice D Y Chandrachud
c) Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari 
d) Justice Jasti Chelameswar 
e) Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur


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