Friday, 16 September 2016

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

Q1. Which among the following states government will release a White Paper on malnutrition and maternal-infant mortality rate?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q2. Vice-President Hamid Ansari will be representing India at the upcoming 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held at Margarita Island in ______________ from September 17-18.
(a) Venezuela
(b) Russia
(c) Oman
(d) South Korea
(e) Germany

Q3. Name the Indian actress, who has become the first Indian star to enter the Forbes list of highest paid television actresses in the world?
(a) Sonakshi Sinha
(b) Kareena Kapoor
(c) Aishwarya Rai
(d) Vidya Balan
(e) Priyanka Chopra

Q4. Who is elected as Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) president to succeed Michel Platini recently?  
(a) Michel Platini
(b) Aleksander Ceferin
(c) Nicholas Hopton
(d) Deep Kumar Upadhyay 
(e) None of the above

Q5. Name the person, who was felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for building toilet by selling off her goats, has been chosen as the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot?
(a) Nitin Manjhi
(b) Suman Pawar
(c) Kunwar Bai
(d) Namdev Das
(e) None of the above

Q6. Name the World Bank President, who won a second five year term after nominations to lead the global development bank.
(a) Roberto Azevedo
(b) Ban Ki-moon
(c) Christine Lagarde
(d) Takehiko Nakao
(e) Jim Yong Kim

Q7. Which among the following public sector banks has bagged the second prize under Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar (Region C) for the year 2015-16?
(a) Punjab National Bank
(b) Bank of India
(c) UCO Bank
(d) Vijaya Bank
(e) Corporation Bank

Q8. Which among the following Grameen Bank has bagged four awards for inclusive insurance for 2016 from Skoch Group? 
(a) Uttarakhand Grameen Bank
(b) Purvanchal Grameen Bank
(c) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
(d) Uttar Bihar Grameen Bank
(e) Sarv Haryana Grameen Bank

Q9. For the first time, ___________ will organise an all-India mega loan mela on September 17 and 18 for home, plot, vehicle, mortgage, MSME and Mudra financing. 
(a) Bandhan Bank
(b) Indian Bank
(c) State Bank of India
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) ICICI Bank

Q10. Name the Indian-American physician-author, whose work has emphasised empathy in medicine, has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal recently.
(a) Abraham Verghese
(b) Ramesh Chandra
(c) Kausik Basu
(d) Jatadhar Aggarwal
(e) None of the above

Q11. Typhoon __________ stated to be the world’s strongest typhoon so far this year, made landfall in east China’s Fujian Province, causing widespread destruction.
(a) Meranti
(b) Tenance
(c) Bordens
(d) Non-sick
(e) None of the above

Q12. Which among the following countries will host the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group in May next year?
(a) Beijing, China
(b) Ahmedabad, India 
(c) Moscow, Russia
(d) Pretoria, South Africa
(e) Brasilia, Brazil

Q13. Who has emerged as the world’s third richest man recently?
(a) Amancio Ortega
(b) Warren Buffett
(c) Jeff Bezos
(d) Bill Gates
(e) None of the above

Q14. Name the Digital Wallet service comapany, which offers money transfer, bill payment services, has partnered with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana electricity distribution companies to offer simple payment facility for electricity bills through mobile phones.
(a) Paytm
(b) Idea Wallet
(c) Reliance Digital
(d) Vodafone M-Pesa
(e) Airtel Money

Q15. Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America with diverse natural attractions. Where is the capital of Venezuela?
(a) Moscow
(b) Pretoria
(c) Seoul
(d) Hawana
(e) Caracas

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