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

Q1. World Rabies Day has been celebrated to aware about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease on 28th October 2016 across the world. The theme for 2016 of World Rabies Day was...........?
(a) What is think about Rabies
(b) Rabies- Educate, Vaccinate, Eliminate
(c) Vaccinate and Rabies
(d) Rabies to protect
(e) None of the above

Q2. The United States has appointed its first Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis to _________ in 55 years as relations between the countries thaw. 
(a) Bulgaria
(b) Russia
(c) Japan
(d) Syria
(e) Cuba

Q3. Which among the following states has informed the High Court that it has decided to increase the financial assistance given to women convicts after their release from prison from Rs 5000 to Rs 25,000?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) Kerala

Q4. India has jumped 16 places in Global Competitiveness Index, GCI 2016-17 released by the World Economic Forum. For the second year in a row, India climbed 16 positions to occupy the ______ spot out of 138 countries which were reviewed. 
(a) 31st
(b) 39th  
(c) 42nd
(d) 28th
(e) 25th

Q5. Which insurance company has launched a telematics-based offering — ‘Drive Smart’ — to reward customers who drive safely and well?
(a) Bharti AXA Life Insurance 
(b) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
(c) SBI Life Insurance Company
(d) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
(e) None of the above

Q6. Which among the following public sector banks has received RS.775 crore as capital infusion from the Central government?
(a) Indian Overseas Bank
(b) Corporation Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Bank of Maharashtra
(e) UCO Bank

Q7. In an unprecedented move, the Centre removed _________ from the post of Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra with immediate effect.
(a) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(b) Arun Srivastava 
(c) Rakesh Sharma
(d) Sushil Muhnot
(e) PS Jayakumar

Q8. Which among the following country's lower house of parliament has passed a landmark bill giving its small Hindu minority the right to register marriages recently? 
(a) Thailand
(b) Afghanistan
(c) Pakistan 
(d) Bangladesh
(e) Syria

Q9. Name the former Israeli prime minister, president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, who has died at the age of 93? 
(a) Boris Yeltsin
(b) Shimon Peres
(c) Mikhail S Gorbachev
(d) Dmitry Medvedev
(e) None of the above 

Q10. For the Swachh Bharat Mission, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has launched an ad campaign featuring ______________ and ____________. 
(a) Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Vidya Balan, Salman Khan
(c) MS Dhoni, Akshay Kumar
(d) Priyanka Chopra, MC Marycom
(e) PV Sindhu, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Q11. The parliamentary committee has been constituted to review the all budgetary reforms. The committee headed by....?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Mallikarjun Kharge
(c) Keshubhai Patel
(d) M Veerappa Moily
(e) P Chidambaram

Q12. Who has been as the elected president of the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)?
(a) Vijay Kelkar
(b) C Rangarajan
(c) Arvind Mayaram
(d) Bibek Debroy
(e) SS Mundra

Q13. Which among the following countries were confirmed as hosts of the 2026 Asian Games, adding yet another major event to the country’s bulging international sports calendar?
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) India
(d) South Korea
(e) Japan

Q14. Name the project, which is a new indirect tax network of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
(a) Project Maruti
(b) Project Viksh
(c) Project Saksham
(d) Project Ankush
(e) Project Sachet

Q15. Accourding to World Trade Organization (WTO) Global trade volumes are set to grow by just __________ this year, the first time in 15 years that international commerce has grown more slowly than the world economy. 
(a) 4.5 per cent
(b) 1.7 per cent
(c) 2.3 per cent 
(d) 3.4 per cent 
(e) 5.0 per cent