Tuesday, 27 September 2016

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

Q1. India’s Lopamudra Raut was the second runner-up at Miss United Continents 2016. The crown was won by Jeslyn Santos from--------?
(a) Thailand
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) Vietnam
(e) Philippines

Q2. The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management has appointed __________ as the asset management company for the creation and launch of a new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).
(a) Canara Robeco AMC
(b) ICICI Prudential AMC
(d) BNP Paribas AMC
(e) None of the above

Q3. Name the India’s Squash player, who defeat Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj to won the U-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia recently?
(a) Deepika Pallikal
(b) Mayaram Singh
(c) PV Balaji
(d) Velavan Senthilkumar
(e) Shashi Nath

Q4. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 lakh on which Insurance Company for violations of various norms?
(a) Life Insurance Corporation
(b) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
(c) SBI Life Insurance Company
(d) Bharti AXA Life Insurance 
(e) None of the above

Q5. Who has been elected new president of the Boxing Federation of India?
(a) Ajay Singh
(b) Anurag Srivastava
(c) Mohan M Shantanagoudar 
(d) Jay Kowli
(e) Arun Goyal 

Q6. Name the greatest golfers of all time, who has died at the age of 87 in Pittsburgh recently?
(a) Azeglio Ciampi 
(b) Edward Albee
(c) Curtis Hanson
(d) S K Mahajan
(e) Arnold Palmer

Q7. Which company has introduced special packaging for its flagship brands - Maggi, Nescafe and Kitkat, to support education for girl children?
(a) Dell India
(b) Microsoft India
(c) Facebook India
(d) Nestle India
(e) Google India

Q8. Which among the following countries's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters activated a level III emergency response for the approaching Typhoon Megi.
(a) France
(b) Germany
(c) China
(d) Japan
(e) Russia

Q9. World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27th September Since 1980 to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The theme of this year is............?
(a) Tourism and People - celebrated universal accessibility 
(b) Tourism for all - promoting universal accessibility
(c) National and International Tourism
(d) People are aware for Tourism
(e) None of the above

Q10. Name the Indian leader, who address 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York,USA.
(a) Sushma Swaraj
(b) Narendra Modi
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Suresh Prabhu
(e) Radha Mohan Singh

Q11. The Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated the four day Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Krishi Unnati Mela – 2016, in which city?
(a) Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
(b) Darbhanga, Bihar
(c) Nagpur, Maharashtra
(d) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
(e) Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Q12. The Reserve Bank has given approval to how much amount to cash credit limit (CCL) for purchasing paddy in poll-bound Punjab?
(a) Rs 80,000-crore 
(b) Rs 26,000-crore 
(c) Rs 50,000-crore 
(d) Rs 20,000-crore 
(e) Rs 10,000-crore 

Q13. Who was elected Chairman of the Finance Companies Association India (FCAI), at the 33rd AGM of the Association?
(a) Kamal Kishor
(b) Madan Singh
(c) V Gopalakrishnan
(d) Navtej Sarna
(e) Ajay Singh

Q14. Which among the following countries has built world’s largest radio telescope nicknamed Tianyan (Heavenly Eye” or “The Eye of Heaven) or the five-hundred-metre aperture spherical radio telescope (FAST)?
(a) USA
(b) India
(c) Japan
(d) China
(e) Germany

Q15. Who is the President of the seventy first (71st) session of the UN General Assembly?
(a) Jim Yong Kim
(b) Christine Lagarde
(c) Roberto Azevedo
(d) Ban Ki-moon
(e) H.E. Peter Thomson

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