Friday, 30 September 2016

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

Q1. Government has fixed an export quota of ten thousand tonnes of white sugar to the __________ under a certain provision for the one-year period.
(a) G-20
(c) EU
(d) OPEC
(e) WTO 

Q2. The government has announced a total cash reward of how much Rupees for the medal winners of Rio Paralympics? 
(a) 90 lakh Rupees
(b) 15 lakh Rupees 
(c) 30 lakh Rupees 
(d) 75 lakh Rupees 
(e) 46 lakh Rupees

Q3. OPEC nations reached a preliminary agreement to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago, pushing up prices that had sunk over the past two years and weakened the economies of oil-producing nations. OPEC stands for?
(a) Organization of the Patent Exporting Commission
(b) Organization of the Petroleum External Countries
(c) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Council
(d) Organization of the Payment Exercise Countries 
(e) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Q4. Which among the follwing countries and Vietnamese navies have begun the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2016 at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, Vietnam?
(a) India
(b) Canada
(c) UAE
(d) USA
(e) UK

Q5. Who has been awarded the 'Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement' instituted by the Maharashtra government? 
(a) AR Rahman
(b) Uttam Singh 
(c) Srikant Nirala 
(d) Pritam Chakraborty
(e) None of the above

Q6. Name the former Australian cricketer, whose awkward and unorthodox bowling action earned him the nickname ‘Tangles’, had passed away?
(a) Jason Gillespie
(b) Glenn McGrath
(c) Andrew Symonds
(d) Greg Chappell
(e) Max Walker

Q7. World Maritime Day is being observed annually on 29th September 2016 across the world. The World Maritime Day theme for 2016 is.............?
(a) Raise awareness of the relevance 
(b) Global society gives IMO's work
(c) Critical link between shipping 
(d) Shipping: indispensable to the world 
(e) None of the above

Q8. Which among the following hospitals and Italy’s KOS group have jointly launched a medical rehabilitation hospital in Hyderabad recently?
(a) Fortis Healthcare
(b) Tata Memorial Hospital
(c) Apollo Hospitals
(d) Max Hospital

Q9. Which among the following banks has inked a memorandum of understanding with Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company for distribution of mutual fund products?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Karnataka Bank Ltd
(c) Bank of Baroda
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) Indian Overseas Bank

Q10. The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana (VPBY) 2003 launched on 14th July, 2003 and Varistha Pension Bima Yojana (VPBY) 2014 launched on 14th August, 2014. The Schemes are implemented through...............?
(a) Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)
(b) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
(c) United India Insurance Company (UIIC)
(d) General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC)
(e) National Insurance Company Limited (NICL)

Q11. Name the fisherman, who got the award for his active involvement in open sea cage farming, guided by the Veraval Regional Centre of CMFRI, off the Veraval coast?
(a) Hasanbhai Musangara Jumabhai
(b) Babubhai Bokhiria
(c) Anshraj Patel
(d) Shridhar Jain
(e) None of the above

Q12. Asian Development Bank(ADB) retained India’s GDP growth forecast at ________ for the current fiscal and forecast the economy would grow at _________ in 2017-18.
(a) 8.2 per cent and 8.8 per cent
(b) 7.4 per cent and 7.8 per cent
(c) 8.4 per cent and 8.6 per cent
(d) 7.9 per cent and 8.1 per cent
(e) 7.2 per cent and 7.8 per cent

Q13. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for Oil India, Indian Oil Corporation and Bharat Petro Resources Ltd to acquire 23.9 per cent in JSC Vankorneft for $2.020 billion and 29.9 per cent stake in LLC Taas-Yuryakh for $1.242 billion from national oil company Rosneft. Rosneft is an integrated oil company majority owned by the Government of..............?
(a) USA
(b) France
(c) Russia
(d) Japan
(e) Germany

Q14. Defence Minister has inaugurated the 35th Coast Guard Commanders Conference at Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi. Who is the present union defence Minister of India?
(a) Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
(b) Prakash Javadekar
(c) Sushma Swaraj
(d) Manohar Parrikar
(e) Arun Jaitley

Q15. The World Health Organisation, a specialised agency of UN has declared the Region of _______  as Measles free. 
(a) Indonesia
(b) Nigeria
(c) Cuba
(d) Bulgaria
(e) Americas

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