Tuesday, 30 August 2016

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



Q1. India and Myanmar signed four agreements following bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting President of Myanmar. Who is the present president of Myanmar?
(a) Bhumibol Adulyadej 
(b) Htin Kyaw
(c) Shinzo Abe
(d) Li Keqiang
(e) Aung San Suu Kyi

Q2. Four athletes received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi recently. Which of the following atheletes is not them?
(a) Sakshi Malik
(b) Jitu Rai
(c) Dipa Karmakar
(d) PV Sindhu
(e) Narsingh Pancham Yadav

Q3. Which of the following coutries has set up a state-owned aircraft engine maker with registered capital of $7.5 billion, in the latest effort to develop home-grown, high-tech businesses to compete in international markets?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) Germany
(d) USA
(e) Russia

Q4. Who has won the  Belgian Grand Prix 2016 of Formula One recently?
(a) Lewis Hamilton
(b) Sebastian Vettel
(c) Jenson Button
(d) Nico Rosberg
(e) Jules Bianchi

Q5. Qatar’s Doha Bank recently opened a branch in ...............?
(a) Mumbai, Maharashtra
(b) Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
(c) Kochi, Kerala
(d) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
(e) Jaipur, Rajasthan

Q6. Which of the following teams won the overall championship in the 82nd All India Railway athletic Championship held at Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu? 
(a) Punjab
(b) Defence
(c) Western Railway
(d) Central Railway
(e) Services

Q7. India's first military heritage website ___________ was launched by Glory Foundation. 
(a) coloursofglory.org
(b) bharatclean.in
(c) sachetindia.com
(d) Mintsoft.org
(e) None of the above

Q8. Name the eminent author, who was awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015 for her autobiography 'Chitt-Chete' in Dogri language.
(a) Kiran Nagarkar
(b) Sudha Murthy
(c) Aravind Adiga
(d) Ruskin Bond
(e) Padma Sachdev

Q9. The world famous Velankanni our lady of health basilica annual feast started with the hoisting of flag in ...........?
(a) Assam
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) Kerala

Q10. The central bank predicts that India will grow by __________ in this fiscal year. 
(a) 7.8%
(b) 7.6%
(c) 7.4%
(d) 7.1%
(e) 7.9%

Q11. India and ___________ signed the bilateral Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) that will give the militaries of both countries access to each other’s facilities for supplies and repairs. 
(a) Myanmar
(b) UK
(c) Germany
(d) Russia
(e) USA

Q12. Which of the following countries has flagged its second train to Afghanistan — this time to the commercial hub of Mazar-e-Sharif — as part of its deepening economic and security engagement with Kabul recently?
(a) Pakistan
(b) India
(c) Nepal
(d) China
(e) Sri Lanka

Q13. Where is the capital of Myanmar?
(a) Kabul
(b) Kathmandu
(c) Naypyidaw
(d) Phnom Penh
(e) Beijing

Q14. The Ministry of Home Affairs had constituted a Committee  in April, 2016 for strengthening border protection and addressing the issue of gaps and vulnerability in border fencing along Indo-Pakistan Border. The Committee under the Chairmanship of............? 
(a) Nagendra Singh
(b) Madhukar Gupta
(c) Vijay Kelkar
(d) Bibek Debroy
(e) Rajendra Mal Lodha

Q15. Country’s largest paramilitary force Central Reserve Police Force India (CRPF) has decided to appoint Olympic silver medallist __________ as it’s brand ambassador.
(a) PV Sindhu
(b) Dipa Karmakar
(c) Lalita Babar
(d) Sakshi Malik
(e) None of the above










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