Thursday, 25 August 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For RBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. As expected, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept it's key rates unchanged in its second bi-monthly monetary policy for the year 2016-17 announced on 07th June in Mumbai. Who is the present governor of RBI?
(a) R Gandhi
(b) Raghuram Rajan
(c) UK Sinha
(d) TS Vijayan
(e) RS Sharma 

Q2. Indian tennis star __________ officially returned to top-10 in the ATP ranking doubles chart, securing a direct entry into the men's doubles event of the Rio Olympic Games recently.
(a) Mahesh Bhupathi
(b) Leander Paes
(c) Sania Mirza
(d) Rohan Bopanna
(e) None of the above

Q3. According to Forbes Magazine, which woman player has become the world's top paid sportswoman?
(a) Maria Sharapova
(b) Mithali Raj
(c) Mary Kom
(d) Zhuang Zedong
(e) Serena Williams

Q4. Which of the following company launched it's cheapest hatchback car, redi-GO, with prices starting at Rs. 2.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) available in five variants?
(a) Maruti Suzuki
(b) Tata Motors
(c) Datsun
(d) Audi
(e) None of the above

Q5. Name the bollywood actress and producer who has been named the ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission’s youth-based Swachh Saathi (student internship) programme recently?
(a) Dia Mirza
(b) Sridevi
(c) Aishwarya Rai
(d) Priyanka Chopra
(e) Tabu

Q6. International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced recently that  the junior men’s hockey World Cup will be hosted from December 8 to 18 at ?
(a) Lucknow, India
(b) Tokyo, Japan
(c) Beijing, China
(d) New Delhi, India
(e) London, UK

Q7. Which state government has launched Asia’s first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’ at the Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Haryana
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Jharkhand

Q8. Indian Olympic Association president ____________ has been awarded with the prestigious Olympic Order by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for his outstanding services to the Olympic movement.
(a) Anurag Thakur
(b) Sharad Pawar
(c) N Ramachandran
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

Q9. Though with an upward bias, amid a sharper-than-anticipated upsurge in inflationary pressures due to food items and firming oil prices RBI retained January 2017 retail inflation target at how much percent ?
(a) 2 Per cent
(b) 6 Per cent
(c) 7 Per cent
(d) 5 Per cent
(e) 8 Per cent

Q10. Which of the following states government has launched mobile application RajVayu for sharing information about air quality index?
(a) Haryana
(b) Bihar
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Gujarat
(e) Rajasthan

Q11. Name the Software giant which has opened its first Cyber Security Engagement Centre in Gurugram to drive public-private partnerships to fight cybercrime, strengthen the cooperation with Indian businesses, government and academic organizations on cyber security, and increase its contribution towards securing Indian computer and internet users from cybercrime threats recently?
(a) Oracle
(b) VMware
(c) Symantec
(d) HCL Technologies
(e) Microsoft

Q12. India and which of the following countries have agreed to enhance the scale of existing bilateral military interaction and decided to expand the interaction between the armed forces recently?
(a) Mexico
(b) Afghanistan
(c) Qatar
(d) USA
(e) Singapore

Q13. Name the American multinational technology company, who has acquired a business technology start-up 'Synergyse' founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur?
(a) Dell
(b) Yahoo
(c) Google
(d) Facebook
(e) Microsoft

Q14. Who is appointed as Brand Ambassador of the world famous watch brand Hublot?
(a) Virat Kohli
(b) MS Dhoni
(c) Shikhar Dhawan
(d) Rohit Sharma
(e) None of the above
Q15. The United Nations General Assembly declared World Press Freedom Day on?
(a) May 1
(b) May 21
(c) May 10
(d) June 20
(e) May 3

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