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

Q1. Over ________ LED bulbs have been distributed under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs (UJALA) programme. 
(a) 5 crore
(b) 10 crore
(c) 20 crore
(d) 25 crore
(e) 15 crore

Q2. World's largest river island, ___________ in Assam has been made a district recently?
(a) Silchar
(b) Guwahati
(c) Dibrugarh
(d) Majuli
(e) None of the above

Q3. The Centre has announced a financial package for which of the following states recently?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Kerala
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Punjab
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q4. Gujarat Governor OP Kohli took additional charge of the Governor of ................?
(a) Assam
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Karnataka
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Punjab

Q5. The __________ Summer Paralympic Games began on 07th September 2016 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
(a) 15th
(b) 17th
(c) 11th
(d) 13th
(e) 10th

Q6. India has signed a preliminary pact with which country for bilateral Air Services Agreement that proposes to allow unlimited points of call for domestic airlines in the European nation?
(a) Greece
(b) Denmark
(c) Germany
(d) Argentina
(e) South Korea

Q7. Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.
(a) Nicholas Hopton
(b) Satbir Singh
(c) Sunil Godhwani
(d) CK Asnani
(e) Shilip Kumar

Q8. Name the exercise, which has started between India-Kazakhstan recently.
(a) Maitree
(b) Garur Shakti
(c) Prabal Dostyk -16
(d) Robust Friendship
(e) None of the above

Q9. Who has been appointed director of Syndicate Bank recently?
(a) Anupam Srivastava
(b) Urjit Patel
(c) SS Mundra
(d) Jayant Purushottam
(e) None of the above

Q10. Which among the following Public sector Banks has been conferred with the ‘Dun & Bradstreet Banking Awards 2016’ for being the Best Bank under priority sector lending and Best Retail Growth performer amongst public sector banks?
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) Bhartiya Mahila Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Canara Bank

Q11. Where is the capital of Kazakhstan?
(a) Islamabad
(b) Colombo
(c) Tashkent
(d) Kabul
(e) Astana

Q12. Who is the present Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Canara Bank?
(a) KV Kamath
(b) SS Mundra
(c) Anupam Srivatava
(d) Rakesh Sharma
(e) None of the above

Q13. Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Who is the present Prime Minister of Greece?
(a) Joachim Gauck
(b) Michel Temer
(c) Alexis Tsipras
(d) Helle Thorning-Schmidt
(e) Johann Schneider-Amman

Q14. Name the PepsiCo CEO and Chairman, who is the only Indian origin woman in Fortune's 51 Most Powerful Women list that is topped by Mary Barra, CEO and Chairman of General Motors?
(a) Nita Ambani
(b) Indra Nooyi
(c) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
(d) Chanda Kochhar
(e) Jyotsna Suri

Q15. Which among the following private sector Banks has announced the deployment of Software Robotics for business processes across various functions of the bank?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) South Indian Bank
(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(e) IDFC Bank

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