Tuesday, 23 August 2016

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

Q1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani jointly tele-inaugurated the restored stor Palace in...............?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Herat
(c) Kandahar
(d) Mumbai
(e) Kabul

Q2. Name the former CCI head, who will take over as Non-Executive Part-time Chairman of YES Bank from October as the lender has received approval from the Reserve Bank for this appointment.
(a) MK Sharma
(b) Rana Kapoor
(c) Chanda Kochhar
(d) Ashok Chawla 
(e) None of the above

Q3. Name the actor, who will be awarded the Chevalier de L'Ordre Arts et Lettres (The Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government.
(a) Ranveer Singh
(b) Amitabh Bachchan
(c) Kamal Haasan
(d) Hritik Roshan
(e) None of the above

Q4. Who was sworn-in as the Governor of Assam recently?
(a) PB Acharya
(b) Banwarilal Purohit
(c) Najma Heptulla
(d) Ajay Kumar Singh
(e) None of the above

Q5. Sports is the flavour of the season, and the Karnataka State government has decided to inject professionalism in the selection of sportspersons for the Karnataka Ekalavya and Life Achievement awards. It has appointed the former cricketer ________ as chairman of the selection committee.
(a) Syed Kirmani
(b) VVS Laxman
(c) Sachin Tendulkar
(d) Anil Kumble
(e) Rahul Dravid

Q6. The Bangladesh Cabinet  approved a draft law, with a provision for life-term imprisonment and Tk.1 crore fine for “carrying out propaganda” against the Liberation War and the nation’s founding father _________ on the electronic media.
(a) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
(b) Syed Nazrul Islam
(c) Tajuddin Ahmad
(d) Zillur Rahman
(e) None of the above

Q7. Indian govt's Tourism Ministry has decided who among the following the brand ambassador for the Incredible India campaign? 
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Narendra Modi
(c) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
(d) Deepika Padukone
(e) PV Sindhu

Q8. United States has announced 138 million dollar new aid to which of the following countries recently?
(a) Cuba
(b) Ghana
(c) South Sudan
(d) Syria
(e) Pakistan

Q9. Name the former President of Singapore, who passed away?
(a) Yusof Ishak
(b) Yang di-Pertuan Negara
(c) Utusan Melayu
(d) SR Nathan
(e) None of the above

Q10. Which of the following companies inked pact with Microsoft India to offer telecom and IT solutions for big businesses promoting the demand for IT and cloud services?
(a) BHEL
(b) ONGC
(d) IOC
(e) BSNL

Q11. Name the Managing Director and chief executive of Catholic Syrian Bank, who has resigned, a year after taking over the posts.
(a) Anand Krishnamurthy
(b) Ashok Chawla
(c) Kamal Haasan  
(d) Sunil Bharti Mittal
(e) None of the above

Q12. The government is set to ban cash transactions over how much amount as it seeks to clamp down on black money in the economy following recommendations from the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team?
(a) Rs 10 Lakh
(b) Rs 3 Lakh
(c) Rs 1 Lakh
(d) Rs 15 Lakh
(e) Rs 20 Lakh

Q13. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to sign agreement with bankers for External Commercial Borrowing. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is located in..........?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Maharashtra
(d) West Bengal
(e) Kerala

Q14. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal launched a mobile app _________ for farmers.
(a) Kisan Sahayata 
(b) Kisan Sahyog
(c) Kisan Vikas 
(d) Kisan Suvidha
(e) None of the above

Q15. Who won a double to clinch the title in the MRF Formula 1600 category and a ticket for the Mazda Road to Indy shootout as the fifth and final round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship concluded in Chennai?
(a) Purav Raja 
(b) Divij Sharan
(c) Dipika Pallikal 
(d) Yasir Shah
(e) Vikash Anand

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