Monday, 17 October 2016

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

Q1. Which among the following country has lifted the 1st BRICS U-17 Football Tournament 2016 held at Goa after defeating the South Africa in the title clash with 5-1?
(a) Brazil
(b) India
(c) Russia
(d) China
(e) Bangladesh

Q2. Name the Indian scientist, who has been awarded the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award for his research work on "development of novel oxygen absorbing package in the field of active packaging for oxygen sensitive food products.
(a) Ashoke Sen
(b) Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad
(c) Anil Kakodkar
(d) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
(e) CNR Rao

Q3. Which company named as India’s most valuable company according to  BSE Data on the basis of market capitalization?
(a) TCS
(b) Infosys
(c) ONGC
(d) IOC
(e) RIL

Q4. Which among the following country is the safest place in the world by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ‘Safety and Security? 
(a) Norway
(b) Sweden
(c) Qatar
(d) Finland
(e) UAE 

Q5. India and ___________ formally inked the agreement for five S-400 Triumf air defence systems and four stealth frigates and a joint venture to manufacture Kamov-226T helicopters in India.
(a) Brazil
(b) South Africa
(c) China
(d) Singapore
(e) Russia

Q6. Who has clinched the men's singles Badminton title at the Chinese Taipei Open after defeating Malaysia's Daren Liew in the summit clash of the USD 55,000 Grand Prix tournament?
(a) Jwala Gutta
(b) Saina Nehwal
(c) PV Sindhu
(d) Ajay Jayaram
(e) Sourabh Verma

Q7. Which among the following country has became first team to play 900 ODIs?
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Australia
(c) South Africa
(d) India
(e) Pakistan

Q8. According to the data released by the RBI ,India’ banking system reported total deposits of __________ for the first time ever in September month of this year. 
(a) Rs 1500 lakh crore
(b) Rs 1000 lakh crore
(c) Rs 100 lakh crore
(d) Rs 200 lakh crore
(e) Rs 500 lakh crore

Q9. India's ranked _________ as the least safe countries in the world by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ‘Safety and Security.
(a) 19th
(b) 13th
(c) 23th
(d) 43th
(e) 05th

Q10. The mines ministry has came out with MSS, a pan-India surveillance network using latest satellite technology, to check illegal mining. MSS stands for?
(a) Mining Surveillance System
(b) Management Surveillance System
(c) Minimun systematic System
(d) Mining Surveillance Service
(e) Mining systematic System

Q11. Name the Jamaican athlete, who has confirmed that he is going to retire after the 2017 World Championships in London, UK.
(a) Usain Bolt
(b) Asafa Powell
(c) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
(d) Yohan Blake
(e) Nesta Carter

Q12. World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October. What is the theme for World Food Day 2016?
(a) Represents a Time for People to Take Action 
(b) Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too
(c) Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty
(d) One of the Biggest Issues Related to Climate Change is Food Security
(e) None of the above

Q13. Which Airport has been rated the best in Southern region and third among all the 52 airports in the country? 
(a) Bangalore International Airport (BIA) 
(b) Calicut International Airport (CIA) 
(c) Mangaluru International Airport (MIA)
(d) Kochi international airport (KIA)
(e) None of the above

Q14. The Saraswati river, so far considered mythical, did exist, a government-constituted expert committee has found. who has led the this panel?
(a) Professor Navin Jha
(b) Professor Kumar Ratan
(c) Professor Mata Prasad
(d) Professor K S Valdiya
(e) Professor Nagendra Singh

Q15. Name the Eminent writer, who has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of literature?
(a) Ruskin Bond
(b) Preeti Shenoy
(c) Nayantara Sahgal
(d) Shashi Deshpande
(e) C Radhakrishnan

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