Thursday, 25 August 2016

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

Q1. The Gujarat Assembly has passed the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill. The state assembly had convened a special session to ratify the Bill that was passed by Parliament earlier this month. Gujarat is the ________ state to pass the bill.
(a) Fifth
(b) Seventh
(c) Second
(d) Ninth
(e) Sixth

Q2. Which of the following states has the first State in the country to draft its own internal security act?
(a) Telangana
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat

Q3. Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of __________ and AAI sign MOU on Regional Connectivity Scheme. 
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Assam
(e) Goa

Q4. Name the American global pharmaceutical major, who has entered into an agreement to acquire Medivation Inc, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercialising small molecules for oncology, for a total enterprise value of approximately $ 14 billion.
(a) Johnson & Johnson
(b) Pfizer Inc
(c) Novo Nordisk
(d) Merck KGaA
(e) Gilead Sciences

Q5. Who was appointed as Vice Chancellor of Mumbai-based Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI)? 
value of approximately $ 14 billion.
(a) P D Gupta
(b) V P Singh Badnore 
(c) Brajendra Navnit 
(d) V Sheshadri
(e) Jagdish Mukhi

Q6. Name the Mathrubhumi former editor, who has passed away recently?
(a) K K Sreedharan
(b) Anuradha Sarma Pujari
(c) N Ram
(d) Vinod Mehta 
(e) Pradip Baruwa

Q7. India and __________ has signed an agreement that aims to foster conditions that will help create and improve workplace-based vocational training in India's industrial clusters.
(a) Russia
(b) Germany
(c) France
(d) Italy
(e) USA

Q8. Which among the following countries unmanned submersible has dived to a depth of 10,767 metres at the world's deepest ocean point, setting a new record for the country to enable it to explore ocean beds for minerals and other natural resources?
(a) Japan 
(b) South Korea
(c) China
(d) Frane
(e) Russia

Q9. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of new Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and ...............?
(a) Italy
(b) UK
(c) Cuba
(d) Fiji
(e) Peru

Q10. Minister of State for Minority Affairs ________________ launched a new Hindi website and released an updated version of the English website of his ministry.
(a) Kiren Rijiju
(b) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
(c) Shahbaz Hussain
(d) Najma Heptulla
(e) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Q11. Two Indian-American women have been selected for the prestigious White House Fellow programme that offers first hand experience of working at the highest levels of the US federal government. They are..........?
I. Anjali Tripathi 
II. Tina R Shah
III. Shilpa Rathod
IV. Indra Nooyi
(a) Both (a) and (b)
(b) Both (b) and (c)
(c) Both (a) and (c)
(d) Both (c) and (d)
(e) None of the above

Q12. Deepika Padukone is not just India’s top-paid actress, she is also among the top 10 highest-paid actresses in the world, according to Forbes. The list is headlined by ______________ with total earnings of $46 million.
(a) Angelina Jolie
(b) Jennifer Lawrence
(c) Katy Perry
(d) Julia Roberts
(e) Kristen Stewart

Q13. Who is appointed as brand ambassador for Haryana’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao and Beti Khilao campaign?
(a) PV Sindhu
(b) Geeta Phogat
(c) Sakshi Malik
(d) Jwala Gutta
(e) None of the above

Q14. Fiji, a country in the South Pacific, is an archipelago of more than 300 islands. where is the capital of Fiji?
(a) Thimphu
(b) Accra
(c) Lima
(d) Suva
(e) Havana

Q15. Who is the present Chancellor of Germany?
(a) David Cameron
(b) Betty Batziana
(c) Alexis Tsipras
(d) Dilma Rousseff
(e) Angela Merkel

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