Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for IBPS Exams

Q1. Dr. Urjit Patel has assumed charge as the ________ Governor of Reserve Bank, succeeded Raghuram Rajan whose three-year tenure ended.
(a) 21st
(b) 22nd
(c) 23rd
(d) 24th
(e) 25th 

Q2. Which among the following states Government has decided to develop 340 villages as Horticulture Villages at a cost of 93 crore rupees during the Golden Jubilee year of the State. 
(a) Haryana
(b) Gujarat
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Goa

Q3. Name the India's mixed doubles pair, who clinched their maiden Grand Prix title in the Brazil Open Grand Prix recently?
(a) Chetan Anand and Aditya Joshi
(b) Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta
(c) Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry 
(d) Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap
(e) None of the above

Q4. Which of the following Software majors has entered into a joint venture (JV) with the Saudi Prerogative Company to offer IT services in the middle eastern country? 
(a) HCL
(b) TCS
(c) Intel
(d) Wipro
(e) Infosys

Q5. Name the India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist, who has officially announced his retirement from shooting.
(a) Ronjan Sodhi
(b) Abhinav Bindra
(c) Gagan Narang
(d) Anjali Bhagwat
(e) Apurvi Chandela

Q6. Lt Governor of Puducherry _____________ has launched 'Shramdaan movement' as part of Swachh Bharat and Swachh Puducherry initiative at a remote village. 
(a) Kaptan Singh Solanki
(b) Vikram Dev Dutt
(c) Najeeb Jung
(d) Kiran Bedi
(e) Jagdish Mukhi 

Q7. Which organisation has won the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy recently?
(a) Akhanda Seva for International Shanti (Operation Shanti), Karnataka
(b) Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), Malappuram
(c) Bachpan Bachao Andolan, New Delhi
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

Q8. Which of the following states has launched the ‘Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana’ (BKRY) and inaugurated 1,000 anganwadi buildings as part of the celebration marking birth centenary of legendary Biju Patnaik.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Kerala
(c) Haryana
(d) Punjab
(e) Odisha

Q9. The Rajasthan High Court launched the e-stamp facility in its Jodhpur and Jaipur benches simultaneously recently. Who is present Chief Justice of Rajasthan High court?
(a) Navin Sinha
(b) Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri
(c) Govind Mathur
(d) Mohammad Rafiq
(e) Pratap Krishna Lohra

Q10. Who has been appointed as brand ambassador for anti- liquor and drug campaign by the Kerala government?
(a) Amitabh Bachchan
(b) PV Sindhu
(c) Sachin Tendulkar
(d) Baba Ramdev
(e) None of the above

Q11. Name the American tech giants, who have officially adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield framework.
(a) Microsoft 
(b) Google 
(c) Salesforce 
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

Q12. The 28th ASEAN Summit has begin in..............? 
(a) Bangkok, Thailand 
(b) Jakarta, Indonesia
(c) Vientiane, Laos
(d) Manila, Philippines
(e) None of the above

Q13. Name the Noted Odia poet, who will be honoured with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry.
(a) Dr Hrushikesh Mallick
(b) Nilakantha Bhanja 
(c) Pratibha Satpath
(d) Haraprasad Das
(e) Sitakanta Mohapatra

Q14. In a remarkable public health achievement, which country was certified by WHO on having eliminated malaria, a life-threatening disease which long affected the island country.
(a) Ireland
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Denmark
(d) Laos
(e) Croatia

Q15. Which among the following online payment system has launched a one-step offline payments mode, called Bubble Pin?
(a) Paytm
(b) Freecharge
(c) PayPal
(d) Mobile Wallet
(e) MobiKwik

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