Tuesday, 13 September 2016

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



Q1. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its nod to raise buffer stock of pulses to _____ lakh tonnes from eight lakh tonnes.
(a) 28 lakh tonnes
(b) 15 lakh tonnes
(c) 10 lakh tonnes
(d) 20 lakh tonnes
(e) 5 lakh tonnes

Q2. Union Minister of State for Ayush (Independent Charge) Shri Shripad Yesso Naik and Union minister for Fertilisers and Chemicals and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Ananth Kumar inaugurated the National Fair on comprehensive Indian Medicine system (AROGYA) in................?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai
(d) Lucknow
(e) Kolkata

Q3. Which among the following organisation has launched the ambitious ‘e-nivaran’ facility for online redressal of taxpayers’ grievances related to refunds, ITRs and PAN among others as part of its initiative to reduce instances of harassment of the public when it comes to complaints related to the I-T department?
(a) UIDAI
(b) NABARD
(c) SEBI
(d) RBI
(e) CBDT

Q4. As part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise,___________ is set to be conducted in Uttarakhand from September 14 to 27.
(a) Power Abhyas 2016 
(b) Shakti Abhyas 2016 
(c) Yudh Abhyas 2016
(d) Shourya Abhyas 2016 
(e) None of the above

Q5. Who has been appointed as the new manager of the national team of Pakistan for the coming ‘home’ series against the West Indies in the UAE?
(a) Mohammad Yousuf
(b) Wasim Bari
(c) Inzamam-ul-Haq
(d) Waqar Younis
(e) None of the above

Q6. Solung festival is associated with which of the following states?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Chhattisgarh
(e) Assam

Q7. Who has created history by winning silver medal in Women's shotput at Rio Paralympics 2016? 
(a) Deepa Malik
(b) PV Sindhu
(c) Dipika Pallikal
(d) Sakshi Malik
(e) None of the above

Q8. Which among the following district have emerged the cleanest districts in India according to a report released in New Delhi by Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Narendra Singh Tomar?
(a) Mandi, Himachal Pradesh 
(b) Sindhudurg, Maharashtra
(c) Darbhanga, Bihar
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) Both (a) and (b)

Q9. Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister gave approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and ___________ on cooperation in the field of National Housing Policy Development and Management (NHPDM). 
(a) South Korea
(b) Kenya
(c) Bhutan
(d) Malaysia
(e) Singapore

Q10. Name the organisation which is the umbrella organisation for all retail payments systems in the country, has broad-based its shareholding base to 56 banks from 10 banks earlier.
(a) UIDAI
(b) FICCI
(c) Visa
(d) NPCI
(e) RBI

Q11. Name the an insurance portal, which has launched its ‘Express Doorstep Claims Service’ in Delhi and NCR recently?
(a) Farmer Portal
(b) Prudential
(c) Online services
(d) Coverfox 
(e) None of the above

Q12. Who has been honoured with ‘Tamil Ratna’ award by a body of Tamil diaspora in New York for fighting corruption and working for more transparency in the functioning of the government?
(a) M Karunanidhi
(b) Ashok Gajapathi Raju
(c) J Jayalalithaa
(d) Rajinikanth
(e) Subramanian Swamy

Q13. Name the former UK PM , who has stood down as an MP, triggering a by-election in his Oxfordshire seat of Witney.
(a) Antony Booth
(b) Cherie Root
(c) David Cameron
(d) Tony Blair
(e) None of the above

Q14. Arunachal Pradesh Governor ____________ was dismissed from his post recently?
(a) Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa
(b) Tathagata Roy
(c) Ram Nath Kovind
(d) Banwarilal Purohit
(e) OP Kohli

Q15. Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. Where is the capital city of Kenya?
(a) Hawana
(b) Nairobi
(c) Thimphu
(d) Seoul
(e) Beijing










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