Thursday, 4 August 2016

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

Q1. The World Economic Forum is a Swiss non-profit foundation, will host its annual India Economic Summit on October 6-7 in which of the following Indian cities?
a) Kolkata
b) Hyderabad
c) Chennai
d) New Delhi
e) Mumbai

Q2. Who was elected by lawmakers as Nepal’s Prime Minister for a second time with his elevation expected to bring much-needed political stability in the country bogged down by deep divisions over the new Constitution?
a) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
b) Ram Baran Yadav
c) Kamal Thapa
d) Parmanand Jha
e) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'

Q3. Name the Egyptian-born Nobel-winning scientist, who has died in the United States recently?
a) Ahmed Zewail
b) Chris Amon
c) Braj B Kachru
d) James Alan McPherson
e) None of the above

Q4. Which of the following banks will offer overdraft and loan facilities to nearly 700,000 account holders who have enrolled with it through the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)?
a) PNB
b) SBI
c) ICICI Bank
d) Axis Bank
e) Bank of Baroda

Q5. State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned the second 500 Mw (megawatt) thermal unit at Marwa Thermal Power Station in Janjgir-Champa district of...................?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Chhatisgarh
c) Odisha
d) Bihar
e) Himachal Prdesh

Q6. Which company has announced investing $4 million (Rs.27 crore) in Cloudyn, an Israeli corporation, providing software as a service (Saas) solutions for the management and optimization of hybrid, multi-cloud deployments?
a) TCS
b) RIL
d) Wipro
e) Infosys Limited

Q7. The BCCI has appointed former SC judge ______________as the head of a 4-member legal panel to help it understand the implications of the Justice Lodha Committee reforms.
a) Syed Fazi Ali
b) N Chandrasekhara Aiyar
c) N Santosh Hegde
d) Vivian Bose
e) Markandey Katju

Q8. The Rajya Sabha has overwhelmingly passed the ______________ Constitution Amendment Bill, 2014 to facilitate rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country.
a) 142nd
b) 162nd
c) 122nd
d) 152nd
e) 132nd

Q9. Name the Former Ferrari driver of New Zealand who has passed away recently.
a) Chris Amon
b) Marcus Ericsson
c) Jolyon Palmer
d) Rio Haryanto
e) None of the above

Q10. Who has been appointed as General Manager, Integral Coach Factory recently?
a) VS Achuthanandan
b) Sudhanshu Mani
c) Anant Maheshwari
d) Deepak Iyer
e) S Neelakantan


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