Monday, 29 August 2016

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

Q1. The Government is all set to announce how much rupees package for displaced people from Pakistan occupied Kashmir, PoK, living in the country?
(a) Rs 5000 crore
(b) Rs 15000 crore
(c) Rs 10000 crore
(d) Rs 2000 crore
(e) Rs 12000 crore

Q2. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully test launched the Supersonic Combustion Ramjet engine, called.................?
(a) Scramjet
(b) Mahaveer
(c) Dhanush
(d) Srishthi
(e) Ashoka

Q3. Which of the following states has been launched the 108 mobile app for immediate and easy facility of the National Ambulance Service recently?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Himachal Pradesh

Q4. The World Bank has announced a funding of _______________ to dredge the Brahmaputra as an initiative to develop waterways to Bangladesh and to other South East Asian countries which is give fillip to trade and industry in the Area.
(a) Rs 4600 crore
(b) Rs 1920 crore
(c) Rs 980 crore
(d) Rs 2500 crore
(e) Rs 6000 crore

Q5. Union Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley has set up a committee to consider incentives such as cash back schemes and tax rebates for promoting card and digital payments in a step towards discouraging cash transactions. The 11-member committee, headed by former Finance Secretary .......................?
(a) Arvind Mayaram
(b) Ratan P Watal
(c) Nripendra Misra
(d) Ashok Lavasa
(e) Ranjit Kumar

Q6. Which of the following cities will be host the 2017 Bharatiya Pravasi Divas? 
(a) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
(b) Mumbai, Maharashtra
(c) Patna, Bihar
(d) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
(e) Bengaluru, Karnataka

Q7. Name the Sri Lankan's cricketer, who has to announce retirement after Australia series?
(a) Dinesh Chandimal
(b) Angelo Mathews
(c) Rangana Herath
(d) Tillakaratne Dilshan
(e) Lasith Malinga

Q8.  India has been ranked ___________ on the World Risk Index, topped by the Island state of Vanuatu. 
(a) 99th
(b) 88th
(c) 77th
(d) 66th
(e) 55th

Q9. Employees of Reserve Bank of India have expressed concern over the setting up of the proposed PDMA recently. PDMA stands for?
(a) Public Debt Management Association
(b) Public Debt Management Agency
(c) Public Debt Maintenance Agency
(d) Public Debtor Management Agency
(e) Private Debt Management Agency

Q10. Name the person, who was named Chairman of a five-member review committee to probe the shooters' Rio Games debacle but has recused himself from questioning them as he was himself a part of the team.
(a) Abhinav Bindra
(b) Gagan Narang
(c) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
(d) Chain Singh
(e) None of the above

Q11. Which of the following Banks has been given approval to open a branch in India offering banking services recently? 
(a) Qatar National Bank
(b) National Australia Bank
(c) Bank of Scotland 
(d) Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran
(e) None of the above

Q12. ________ has eased restrictions on 201 entities against whom it had taken action in two different cases of alleged misuse of stock market platform for tax evasion and suspected money-laundering activities. 
(b) SEBI
(c) RBI
(e) TRAI

Q13. Where is the headquarter of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mumbai
(c) Bangalore
(d) Chennai
(e) Hyderabad

Q14. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar formally inaugurated the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in.............?
(a) Darbhanga, Bihar
(b) Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
(c) Pune, Maharashtra
(d) Dharwad, Karnataka
(e) Malda, West Bengal

Q15. Indian Cricket team captain ____________ has been set a world record, he captained India in a record 325th game (most by a player in history), across all three formats, to break Australian former skipper Ricky Ponting's mark.
(a) Bhuvneshwar Kumar
(b) Suresh Raina
(c) Rohit Sharma
(d) Virat Kohli
(e) MS Dhoni

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