Wednesday, 24 August 2016

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


Q1. President Pranab Mukherjee launched Kolkata Akashvani Kendra’s Moitree Service in Bangla for listeners in.........?
(a) Bangladesh
(b) Nepal 
(c) Bhutan
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) None of the above

Q2. Which of the following cities will be hosted 2016 Kabaddi World Cup?
(a) Patna, Bihar
(b) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
(c) Jaipur, Rajasthan
(d) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
(e) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Q3. Which of the following Indian companies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with California-based Bloom Energy for developing natural gas-based fuel cell power generation?
(a) RIL
(b) BSNL
(c) GAIL
(d) BHEL
(e) TCS

Q4. Who has sworn as the new Punjab Governor and also as Administrator of Chandigarh Administration? 
(a) S J Vazifdar
(b) Kaptan Singh Solanki
(c) Najma Heptulla
(d) V P Singh Badnore
(e) None of the above

Q5. Who has been resigned as the Director Finance and CFO (KMP) of Bharat Electronics Ltd with effect? 
(a) Anand Krishnamurthy
(b) Yogeshwar Sangwan
(c) Ashok Chawla
(d) Deepika Padukone
(e) PR Acharya

Q6. Who has been appointed as Joint Secretaries in PMO as part of massive mid-level reshuffle recently? 
(a) Brajendra Navnit
(b) V Sheshadri
(c) Yogeshwar Sangwan
(d) Both (a) and (b)
(e) Both (a) and (c)

Q7. India has figured among the top 10 wealthiest countries in the world with a total individual wealth of USD 5,600 billion while ____________ topped the chart.
(a) Denmark
(b) Switzerland
(c) Germany
(d) UK
(e) USA

Q8. Bajaj Finance Limited, a motorcycle finance company, has partnered with ____________ to facilitate purchase of vehicles in Karnataka.
(a) Muthoot Finance
(b) ICICI Securities
(c) India Post
(d) Indian Railways
(e) None of the above

Q9. The world’s largest indoor theme park is set to open in ___________ this month to lure back some of the tourists and residents who often flee abroad during the scorching desert summer.
(a) Paris
(b) Dubai
(c) London
(d) New York
(e) Berlin

Q10. Name the Iranian director, who has been selected for the Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award at the Busan International Film Festival beginning October 6, 2016. 
(a) Late Abbas Kiarostami
(b) Jafar Panahi
(c) Late Bahram Beyzai
(d) Forough Farrokhzad
(e) Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Q11. Which company has launched an open ended scheme, which will generate long-term capital appreciation through a diversified portfolio of equity and equity-related securities recently?
(a) Mahindra Asset Management Company
(b) Tata Consultancy Services
(c) HCL Technologies Limited
(d) Reliance Industries Limited
(e) None of the above

Q12. Which of the following contries has launched its first Tibetan-language search engine'Yongzin'?
(a) USA 
(b) China
(c) Germany
(d) Japan
(e) Russia

Q13. Which of the following two states has signed an agreement to build irrigation projects on the Godavari river, benefitting farmers from both the states?
(a) Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
(b) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
(c) Maharashtra and Telangana
(d) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
(e) Odisha and West Bengal

Q14. Name the Renowned filmmaker, who has been approached to head the 17-member jury which also comprises technicians and artistes from the film industry to represent India in Oscar awards.
(a) Amol Palekar
(b) David Dhawan
(c) Rohit Shetty
(d) Ketan Mehta
(e) None of the above

Q15. Who is the present president of China?
(a) Park Geun-hye
(b) Yingluck Shinawatra
(c) Shinzo Abe
(d) Li Keqiang 
(e) Xi Jinping









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