Thursday, 15 September 2016

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

Q1. United States has agreed to supply _________ with military aid for the next 10 years in a record 38 billion dollars deal - the largest in US history.
(a) South Korea
(b) Japan
(c) Cuba
(d) Vietnam
(e) Israel

Q2. Name the founder of the Camera Culture research group at the MIT Media Lab and an Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, who has bagged the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Prize recently? 
(a) M Night Shyamalan
(b) Manjul Bhargava 
(c) Akhouri Sinha
(d) Ramesh Raskar 
(e) None of the above

Q3. Which among the following states government has asked all district collectors to organize special camps in Panchayats and urban local bodies to ensure 100% Aadhaar enrolment by end of next month (october,2016)?
(a) Assam
(b) Gujarat
(c) Odisha
(d) Punjab
(e) Kerala

Q4. Realty player Wadhwa Group has tied up with e-commerce platform _________ to make its properties accessible to customers online.
(a) Amazon
(b) Snapdeal
(c) Flipkart
(d) Paytm
(e) jabong

Q5. Who has taken charge of the post of CMD, Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) with effect from September 12, 2016 for a period of three years.
(a) Anoop Kumar Sharma
(b) Om Prakash Kohli 
(c) Jayant Purushottam 
(d) Dilip Kumar Mandal
(e) Wasim Bari

Q6. Which among the following companies agreed to buy Samsung Electronics Co.’s printer business for $1.05 billion, a deal designed to bolster the Silicon Valley company’s offerings in the market for high-volume devices that handle printing and copying for office workgroups?
(a) Dell
(b) HCL
(c) Apple 
(d) HP
(e) Sony

Q7. Digital payment platform FreeCharge in partnership with _________  has launched Unified Payments Interface (UPI) that allows instant transactions from a smartphone using a virtual payment address (VPA).
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) State Bank of India
(d) UCO Bank
(e) Bandhan Bank

Q8. Who has been appointed as Director, Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Hyderabad recently?
(a) Padmanabhan Balaram
(b) K Kasturirangan
(c) MS Swaminathan
(d) CNR Rao
(e) Narayana Murthy

Q9. Who has appointed as the brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojna by Uttar Pradesh government recently?
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
(c) Nawazuddin Siddiqui 
(d) Suresh Raina
(e) Salman Khan

Q10. Which among the following mobile phones companies would now be manufactured in Haryana as the company signed an MoU with the state government to set up its phone manufacturing hub with an initial investment of Rs 500 crore which, later on, would be increased to Rs 1,500 crore?
(a) Gionee
(b) Sony
(c) Apple
(d) Lenovo
(e) Samsung

Q11. Which team has clinched the inaugural day/night Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament played with a pink ball? 
(a) India Blue
(b) India Red
(c) West Zone
(d) Central Zone
(e) North Zone

Q12. Name the former England batsman, who has signed a deal to become Australia's batting coach until March 2020. 
(a) Phil Tufnell
(b) Graeme Hick
(c) Andrew Flintoff
(d) Robin Smith
(e) Andrew Flintoff

Q13. Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul released a book titled 'Shanti ki Talaash mein Zindagi' written in Hindi by Haridwar-based author and journalist............?
(a) Chetan Bhagat
(b) Amish Tripathi
(c) Radhika Nagrath
(d) Amitabh Kant
(e) None of the above

Q14. The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared _______ free from Avian Influenza (H5N1) from 5th September, 2016.
(a) Peru
(b) Russia
(c) North Korea
(d) India
(e) China

Q15. Which among the following Private sector Banks has tied up with Banaras Hindu University (BHU) to offer specialised banking courses?
(a) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) IDFC Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) Axis Bank

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