Saturday, 1 October 2016

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

Q1. International Monetary Fund, IMF, has said India is embarking on significant reforms and will grow at more than _____ per cent.
(a) 8 per cent
(b) 5 per cent
(c) 6 per cent
(d) 7 per cent
(e) None of the above

Q2. Who has been appointed as Executive Director of Indian Overseas Bank?
(a) Anurag Srivastava
(b) Ajay Singh
(c) Vijay Kelkar
(d) Sushil Muhnot
(e) R Subramania Kumar

Q3. The International Translation Day is being observed on 30th September across The world with the theme............?
(a) Translation and Interpreting: Connecting Worlds
(b) Seminars and symposiums across the world.
(c) Breaking down language barriers.
(d) Annual event for the translation community
(e) None of the above

Q4. Russian and Cuba have signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful atomic energy use. The currency of Cuba is
(a) Pound
(b) Peso
(c) Rand
(d) Krona
(e) Shekel

Q5. According to HSBC, Inflation is likely to remain below the Reserve Bank’s early 2017 target of ______ for the next 12 months, opening up space for monetary easing.
(a) 7 per cent
(b) 6 per cent
(c) 5 per cent
(d) 3 per cent
(e) 4 per cent

Q6. Name the player, who has smashed National records and became first Indian woman to cross 60m mark?
(a) Annu Rani
(b) Geeta Phogat
(c) Mary Kom
(d) PV Sindhu
(e) Sarita Devi

Q7. Which among the following companies have joined hands to announce a historic partnership on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning recently?
(a) Microsoft
(b) Facebook
(c) Google
(d) Amazon
(e) All of the above

Q8. Which Metro is introducing a travel card facility for its Airport Express Line commuters that would allow them to avail a maximum of 10 trips on a concessional rate within 15 days (Starting October 1, 2016)?
(a) Mumbai Metro
(b) Kolkata Metro
(c) Chennai Metro
(d) Delhi Metro
(e) Jaipur Metro

Q9. Who was honoured with the 29th Moortidevi Award 2015 for his novel Ananta Jeevanam?
(a) Nagendra Nath
(b) Upamanyu Chatterjee
(c) Prof Kolakaluri Enoch
(d) Aravind Adiga
(e) None of the above

Q10. The world’s first child with genes from three people was born to a ________ couple.
(a) Indian Couple
(b) Jordanian couple
(c) Chinese Couple
(d) American Couple
(e) Russian Couple

Q11. Name the Bangladeshi author, who had passed away in Dhaka recently? 
(a) Syed Shamsul Haq
(b) Ahsan Habib
(c) Nirmalendu Goon
(d) Muhammed Zafar Iqbal
(e) Taslima Nasrin

Q12. Which among the following Countries has colts put up a mesmerising performance against Bangladesh to win the U18 Asia Cup 2016 hockey tournament? 
(a) Japan
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Nepal
(e) South Korea

Q13. The 2016 BRICS Labour & Employment Ministerial Meet was held in ___________ from September 27- 28, 2016 to deliberate on issues including job creation and social security for workers.
(a) Chennai
(b) Goa
(c) New Delhi
(d) Kolkata
(e) Pune

Q14. The Union Cabinet has given its approval to ratify the Paris Agreement (on Climate Change) on Gandhi Jayanti i.e. on 2nd October 2016. The Paris Agreement was adopted by _________ nations in December 2015.
(a) 67 Nations
(b) 193 Nations
(c) 159 Nations
(d) 185 Nations
(e) 203 Nations

Q15. The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has sought expanded mandate for appointing non-official directors and shape governance in PSBs. The present Chairman of the BBB is?
(a) UK Sinha
(b) Anand Sinha
(c) Shashi Kant Sharma
(d) HR Khan
(e) Vinod Rai

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