Saturday, 20 August 2016

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


Q1. India has signed a short-term route agreement with _____________ to allow transport of petroleum goods from Assam to Tripura.
(a) Bhutan
(b) Myanmar
(c) Nepal
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) Bangladesh

Q2. Which of the following Banks has launched a payment service using a smartphone keyboard named ‘iMobile SmartKeys’?
(a) Axis Bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) Bandhan Bank

Q3. Doha Bank QSC, one of the prominent banks in Qatar, is formally inaugurating its 1st branch in which state on August 27, 2016?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat

Q4. Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac has earmarked how much amount for state-run and aided schools for the five-year term recently?
(a) Rs 15,000 crore
(b) Rs 10,000 crore
(c) Rs 20,000 crore
(d) Rs 25,000 crore
(e) Rs 30,000 crore

Q5. Former Cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has selected Donja village in Osmanabad district of _________ for development under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna (SAGY).
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Gujarat
(c) Kerala
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Bihar

Q6. Which state government will honour Sakshi Malik, the first woman Indian wrestler to win a medal in Olympics, with the coveted Rani Laxmi Bai award?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Himachal Pradesh
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q7. Which of the following companies and National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) sign MoU for industrial use of treated water?
(a) ONGC 
(b) IOC 
(c) BHEL
(d) HPL 
(e) RIL

Q8. Which Ministry has launched an app, bringing websites and various social media handles of over 170 Indian missions on a common platform to further its public outreach?
(a) Ministry of Women and Child Development 
(b) Home Ministry
(c) External Affairs Ministry
(d) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
(e) Ministry of Science and Technology

Q9. The Government has slapped an additional penalty of $380 million (around Rs. 2,500 crore) on _____________ and its partners for producing less than targeted natural gas from eastern offshore KG-D6 fields.
(a) Tata Consultancy Services Limited
(b) Reliance Industries Limited
(c) HCL Technologies Limited 
(d) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd 
(e) None of the above

Q10. Name the ace shuttler, who made the country proud in Rio Olympics as she became the first Indian woman to win a Silver medal at the biggest sporting event of the world.
(a) P V Sindhu
(b) Ashwini Ponnappa 
(c) Jwala Gutta  
(d) Saina Nehwal
(e) None of the above










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