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

Q1. Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal Khattar, has announced district status for..............?
(a) Bilaspur
(b) Bahadurgarh
(c) Dadri
(d) Ballabhgarh
(e) Manesar

Q2. A glittery and visually appealing closing ceremony marked the end of Paralympics at Maracana Stadium in Brazilian City, Rio de Janeiro. Which among the following countries dominated the Rio Paralympics games with 239 medals, followed by Britain, Ukraine and the United States?
(a) China
(b) Russia 
(c) Germany 
(d) Brazil
(e) India

Q3. Who clinched the gold medal in 50-metre rifle prone event at the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun at Gabala in Azerbaijan?
(a) Pankaj Advani
(b) Laishram Sarita Devi
(c) Geeta Phogat
(d) Pawan Negi
(e) Subhankar Pramanick

Q4. Name the person, who has been appointed as chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?
(a) K K Aggarwal 
(b) Mukund Chaudhari 
(c) Dr M Leelavathi
(d) Alka Sirohi
(e) None of the above

Q5. Eminent Malayalam critic and academician _____________ has been chosen for the prestigious N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award 2016?
(a) Shubha Mudgal
(b) Dr M Leelavathi
(c) Krishna Bhattacharya
(d) Sarita Mishra
(e) Bhagwat Dubey

Q6. To honour her contributions to Bengali songs, West Bengal government will confer this year's 'Bangabibhushan' to legendary singer.............? 
(a) Shreya Ghoshal
(b) Alka Yagnik
(c) Kavita Krishnamurthy
(d) Asha Bhosle
(e) Lata Mangeshkar

Q7. India and which of the following countries recently signed three agreements, including new dollar credit line agreement of $750 mn for post-earthquake reconstruction?
(a) Myanmar
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Maldives
(d) Nepal
(e) Venezuela

Q8. Insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has co- out with a closed ended plan __________ on the occasion of its diamond jubilee year.
(a) Bima Silver
(b) Bima Gold 
(c) Bima Diamond
(d) Bima Iron
(e) Bima Steel

Q9. The three-day annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank will be held starting 7 October, 2016 in------
(a) Tokyo, Japan
(b) Washington DC, USA
(c) Paris, France
(d) London, UK
(e) New York, USA

Q10. Name the city, Which has started a ‘Selfie with my Shauchalya’ campaign?
(a) Ludhiana, Punjab
(b) Nagpur, Maharashtra
(c) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
(d) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
(e) Madhubani, Bihar

Q11. Which among the following states has emerged on the top among all other states in attracting industrial investments in 2015-16, pushing the previous year's topper Maharashtra to the third spot?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Kerala
(c) Gujarat
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Jharkhand

Q12. Tata AIG General Insurance and mobile payments firm ___________ have entered into an agreement to provide cab and auto drivers health insurance plans.
(a) Paytm
(b) MobiKwik  
(c) Oxigen 
(d) Citrus Pay
(e) mRupee

Q13. Which actress has become the toast of fashion critics as she made an understated yet stylish debut appearance at the Emmys wearing a Jason Wu one-shouldered all-red gown?
(a) Sonakshi Sinha
(b) Kareena Kapoor
(c) Aishwarya Rai
(d) Sonam Kapoor
(e) Priyanka Chopra

Q14. Which among the following public sector banks has launched innovative information technology (IT) products, coinciding with Hindi Diwas celebrations?
(a) Punjab National Bank
(b) IDBI Bank
(c) Vijaya Bank
(d) Bank of Maharashtra
(e) Corporation Bank

Q15. Which company has entered into a pact with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to implement energy efficient LED lighting solutions for all its projects, stations and offices across the country?
(a) TCS
(b) NTPC
(c) BHEL
(d) ONGC
(e) RIL