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

Q1. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the 10-day 'Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav' (RSM) in which city?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Lucknow
(c) Kolkata
(d) Goa
(e) New Delhi

Q2. Which among the following country's Department of Transportation has banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on flights after reports of the device catching fire?
(a) India
(b) China
(c) France
(d) USA
(e) Russia

Q3. Who has appointed as the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT)?
(a) Mohan Reddy
(b) Mata Prasad
(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla
(d) Rakesh Mohan
(e) Deepak Singh Prasad

Q4. India has received the first parcel of crude oil from ________ to partly fill the strategic storage in southern India as part of the Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPRs) storage.
(a) Austria
(b) Iran
(c) Russia
(d) UAE
(e) Iraq

Q5. Name the player, who has been apponited as brand ambassador of Valvoline Cummins India recently? 
(a) Viart Kohli
(b) Abhinav Bindra
(c) PV Sindu
(d) MS Dhoni
(e) MC Marycom

Q6. New data published by World Health Organization (WHO) in its 2016 "Global Tuberculosis Report" show that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect, and treat the disease if they are to meet global targets. Where is the headquartered of WHO?
(a) Geneva, Switzerland
(b) Washington DC, USA
(c) Nairobi, Kenya
(d) Paris, France
(e) New York, USA

Q7. Who has appointed as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations by the General Assembly recently?
(a) Ban Ki-moon
(b) Antonio Guterres
(c) Kofi Annan
(d) Boutros Boutros-Ghali
(e) None of the above

Q8. Name the King of Thailand, who has died aged 88, ending seven decades on the throne during which he became a unifying father figure and rare source of stability in a country that has weathered more than a dozen coups since he came to power in 1946 aged just 18.
(a) Ubolratana Rajakanya
(b) Galyani Vadhana
(c) Bhumibol Adulyadej
(d) Ananda Mahidol
(e) Chulabhorn Walailak

Q9. Expanding their cooperation in civil nuclear energy, India and _____________ are collaborating to set up integrated irradiation centres in India to reduce agricultural losses.
(a) France
(b) China
(c) South Africa
(d) Russia
(e) Brazil

Q10. The Andhra Pradesh Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department released how much amount to AP-Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (AP-UFIDC) for the year 2016-17, for works taken up under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme?
(a) Rs.900.35 crore
(b) Rs.500.71 crore
(c) Rs.200.13 crore
(d) Rs.100.78 crore
(e) Rs.99.62 crore

Q11. The Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has inaugurated ‘Women of India Festival 2016’ of organic products by women in.............?
(a) Lucknow
(b) Nagpur
(c) Kolkata
(d) Pune
(e) New Delhi

Q12. Name the Indian actress, who has joined media mogul Oprah Winfrey and pop star Jennifer Lopez in Variety magazine's 'Power of Women Impact' List?
(a) Anushka Sharma
(b) Sonakshi Sinha
(c) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
(d) Priyanka Chopra
(e) Kareena Kapoor

Q13. World Standards Day is observed annually on 14 October. The theme for World Standards Day 2016 is.............?
(a) Industry Sectors Ranging from Energy 
(b) Climate Change and Healthcare
(c) Standards Build Trust
(d) International Standards Represent the Consensus View
(e) None of the above

Q14. The Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma announced recently to commemorate the birth centenary of who among the following from 11 Oct, 2016 to 11 Oct, 2017?
(a) Balraj Madhok
(b) Nanaji Deshmukh
(c) MS Golwalkar
(d) Deendayal Upadhyaya
(e) Syama Prasad Mukherjee

Q15. Which among the following countries has announced to quit commonwealth group calling as “unjust” the grouping’s decision to penalise the island nation over the ouster of its previous President in 2012?
(a) Maldives
(b) Nepal
(c) Myanmar 
(d) Afghanistan
(e) Bhutan