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

Q1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the first phase of SAUNI-Saurastra Narmada Avataran Irrigation yojana at Sanodara of Jamnagar district of................?
(a) Punjab
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Gujarat

Q2. Which of the following E- commerce companies has announced the launch of a dedicated online Telugu book store with a wide-range of over 10,000 Telugu titles recently?
(a) Snapdeal
(b) Amazon
(c) Flipkart
(d) HomeShop18
(e) ebay India

Q3. Which of the following state governments has launched a new cadre for urban local bodies recently?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Assam
(c) Gujarat
(d) Odisha
(e) West Bengal

Q4. Name the famous painter, writer and art historian, who has passed away recently?
(a) Dinanath Pathy 
(b) K K Sreedharan Nair
(c) Gurdial Singh
(d) SP Sarguna Pandian
(e) None of the above

Q5. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan of how much crore for Haryana? 
(a) Rs 3404.00 crore
(b) Rs 1204.67 crore
(c) Rs 204.67 crore
(d) Rs 1645.00 crore
(e) Rs 5000.45 crore

Q6. Who is appointed as Chief General Manager of State Bank of Travancore recently?
(a) Amit Chandra
(b) Ashok Kumar Pradhan
(c) Arundhati Nag
(d) Punit Misra 
(e) Abhijit Bhaduri

Q7. Mobile wallet company_______________ announced that it has tied up with 12 state electricity boards to enable electricity bill payments for its wallets' users.
(a) Paytm
(b) Oxigen 
(c) MobiKwik
(d) Freecharge
(e) None of the above

Q8. Which among the following Banks has launched customer-centric digital initiative which enables ‘any Bank customers to link and operate their various Bank accounts using a single app’?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Canara Bank

Q9. Who has appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive of SBI Mutual Fund recently?
(a) Abhijit Bhaduri
(b) Ashok Kumar Pradhan
(c) MG Ajayan
(d) Anuradha Rao
(e) Rakesh Sharma

Q10. Name the actor/actress, who was honoured with the Entertainer of the Year award by CNBC-TV18?
(a) Irrfan Khan
(b) Ranveer Singh
(c) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
(d) Priyanka Chopra
(e) Deepika Padukone

Q11. Under the Government of India’s UnnatJyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA)scheme _________ has become the first state to distribute 2 crore LED bulbs.
(a) Gujarat
(b) Kerala
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Bihar
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q12. Which company has entered into arrangements with scheduled commercial banks whereby the banks will issue letter of credit to project companies in the renewable energy space?
(a) Essar Securities
(b) PTC India Financial Services
(c) TCI Finance
(d) Religare Enterprises
(e) L&T Finance 

Q13. Mizoram Assembly has ratified the goods and services tax (GST) constitutional amendment bill by adopting an official resolution recently. Who is the present Chief Minister of Mizorum?
(a) TR Zeliang
(b) Okram Ibobi Singh
(c) Pu Lalthanhawla   
(d) Mukul Sangma
(e) Sarbananda Sonowal

Q14. Where is the headquartered of Canara Bank?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Bangaluru
(e) Chennai

Q15. EU antitrust regulators ordered ___________ to pay up to €13 billion ($14.5 billion) in taxes to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid.
(a) Google
(b) Facebook
(c) IBM
(d) Microsoft
(e) Apple