Tuesday, 18 October 2016

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

Q1. Uttar Pradesh cabinet has approved the construction of an International theme park at.............?
(a) Ayodhya
(b) Pratapgarh
(c) Meerut
(d) Varanasi
(e) Allahabad

Q2. Which among the following countries has successfully launched a spacecraft carrying two astronauts, in its longest-ever manned space mission, who would later join its experimental space lab orbiting the Earth as the country moved a step closer to establish its permanent space station by 2022?
(a) Germany
(b) France
(c) Russia
(d) China
(e) USA

Q3. Name the Indian boxer, who has outpunched Australia’s Ben Kite to retain the World Boxing Championships (WBC) welterweight Asia title in New Delhi.
(a) Vikas Krishan Yadav
(b) Neeraj Goyat
(c) Shiva Thapa
(d) Devendro Singh
(e) Mohammed Ali Qamar

Q4. Name the country, which has commissioned its largest, most expensive and technologically advanced destroyer, Zumwalt recently?
(a) China
(b) Germany
(c) USA
(d) UAE
(e) Japan

Q5. Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, announced by the Ministry of external affairs?
(a) Ajay Kumar Bhalla 
(b) Abdelilah Benkirane
(c) Antonio Guterres
(d) G Mahalingam
(e) Amandeep Singh Gill

Q6. Which among the following Indian organisation has announced their support to small and medium enterprises in Sri Lanka during a delegation-level visit to Colombo last week?
(a) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
(b) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
(c) Small Industries Development Bank of india (SIDBI)
(d) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI
(e) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Q7. The BRICS Bank or the New Development Bank will ramp up lending to $2.5 billion in 2017. The present chairman of NDB is-
(a) DJ Pandian
(b) Jin Liqun
(c) Aditya Puri
(d) KV Kamath
(e) Deepak Parekh

Q8. The ________ BRICS summit was held in Goa from 15th to 16th October 2016.
(a) 15th
(b) 5th
(c) 8th
(d) 11th
(e) 6th

Q9. The BRICS summit was held in Goa from 15th to 16th October 2016. The theme for the summit was................?
(a) Nations Condemns Terrorism in All its Forms and Stressed
(b) Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions
(c) International Terrorism, Especially the Islamic State
(d) Need for Adaptation of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism 
(e) None of the above

Q10. We read about MCLR regularly in News papers (finance/banking section) and Andhra Bank has announced a reduction of 10 basis points in its one year MCLR from 9.55 per cent to 9.45 per recently. What does MCLR stands for?
(a) Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate
(b) Management Cost of Funds Based Lease Rate
(c) Marginal Council of Funds Based Lending Repo
(d) Marginal Cost of Follow Bank Lending Rate
(e) Money C of Funds Based Land Rate

Q11. The National Summit on Forti?cation of Food was recently inaugurated in ______________ to address interventions in combating micro-nutrient malnutrition in the country.
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Dehradun
(c) Shimla
(d) Lucknow
(e) New Delhi

Q12. Which of the following insurance company has announced launch of three solutions that guarantee a customer option to choose regular monthly income, among others?
(a) General Insurance Corporation of India
(b) Aviva India
(c) Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Limited
(d) Tata AIA Life
(e) None of the above

Q13. Name the Tennis player, who has became world No.1 for the first time in the ATP rankings?
(a) Stan Wawrinka
(b) Roger Federer
(c) Novak Djokovic
(d) Rafael Nadal
(e) Andy Murray

Q14. Kigeli V Ndahindurwa, who passed away recently, was the king of which country?
(a) Bhutan
(b) Rwanda
(c) Thailand
(d) Nepal
(e) UK

Q15. Who is the present Premier of China?
(a) Li Keqiang
(b) Xi Jinping
(c) Hu Jintao
(d) Wen Jiabao
(e) Lou Jiwei

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