Friday, 26 August 2016

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

Q1. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for _______ projects worth Rs. 24,374.86 crore in eleven States for expansion of railway network and connectivity across the country.
(a) 9
(b) 20
(c) 5
(d) 15
(e) 27

Q2. South India's first Children's Court was inaugurated in which of the following cities?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Madurai
(d) Cochin
(e) Chennai

Q3. The GPS enabled mobile app of the _____________ Aarogyasri Healthcare Trust bagged this year’s Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)’s healthcare excellence award.
(a) Assam
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Telangana
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) West Bengal

Q4. Which among the following Indians has pipped Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to become the most followed Indian on social media site Twitter. 
(a) Arun Jaitley
(b) Priyanka Chopra
(c) Salman Khan
(d) Narendra Modi
(e) Arvind Kejriwal

Q5.  Which among the following IITs has blacklisted nine companies from placments after they revoked offers made to students or delayed the joining date recently?
(a) IIT- Kharagpur
(b) IIT- Guwahati
(c) IIT- Kanpur
(d) IIT- Delhi
(e) IIT- Bombay

Q6. Which State government decided to transform 1,000 villages with the help of corporate sector, and the civil society over the next few years?
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Assam
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Kerala
(e) Maharashtra

Q7. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organisation for all retail payments system in India announced that customers of ___________ banks will shortly be able to use Unified Payments Interface (UPI) for sending and collecting money via a smartphone using a Virtual Payment Address (VPA).
(a) 34
(b) 17
(c) 42
(d) 21
(e) 29

Q8. In an attempt to further develop the fixed income and currency markets, __________ announced a host of measures that would encourage large borrowers to raise funds from these markets.
(c) RBI
(d) SEBI
(e) Finance Ministry

Q9. Which of the following companies has announced that it has received a successful Establishment Inspection Report (EIR) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its chemical division in Chennai, named Natco Organics Ltd, prior to amalgamation into the company?
(a) Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd
(b) Natco Pharma Ltd
(c) Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd
(d) Yeda Research & Development Co Ltd
(e) None of the above

Q10. The Union Cabinet has cleared the ____________ Bill 2016, aimed at regulating commissioning of surrogacy in the country in a proper manner.
(a) draft Surrogacy Bill, 2016
(b) Child Protection System Act 
(c) Mother and Child Bill, 2016
(d) Abortion Survivors Protection Act 
(e) None of the above

Q11. The Union Cabinet gave its nod for signing of revised double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with ________, a popular tax haven recently.
(a) Cyprus
(b) South Africa
(c) Cuba
(d) Namibia
(e) Peru

Q12. The world’s first self-driving taxis began picking up passengers in.................?
(a) Malaysia
(b) Singapore
(c) Denmark
(d) Japan
(e) USA

Q13. Cyprus, an island in the eastern Mediterranean, has rich, turbulent history stretching back to antiquity. Where is the capital city of Cyprus?
(a) Manila
(b) Bandar Seri Begawan
(c) Nicosia
(d) Havana
(e) Lima

Q14. Who is the present Prime Minister of Singapore?
(a) Tomomi Inada
(b) Li Keqiang
(c) Shinzo Abe
(d) Lee Hsien Loong
(e) None of the above

Q15. Which Bank has launched ‘KBL-SMARTz’, a mobile application (app) built on the unified payments interface (UPI) platform of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) recently?
(a) Axis Bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) Karur Vysya Bank 
(e) Karnataka Bank

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