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

Q1. Russia’s state-controlled oil giant Rosneft and its partners took over Indian oil firm ________ recently in an all-cash deal valued at about $13 billion.
(a) Essar Oil
(b) Cairn India
(c) GE Oil & Gas
(d) Petronet LNG
(e) ONGC

Q2. Name the person, who has recipient the 44th Chaplin Award recently?
(a) Antonio Guterres
(b) Robert De Niro
(c) Abdelilah Benkirane
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

Q3. India and __________ have agreed for close security coordination in border areas keeping in view the sensitivity of each other’s strategic interests recently.
(a) China
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Myanmar
(d) Singapore
(e) Bhutan

Q4. An International Conference on Voter Education organised by the Election Commission of began in New Delhi. Who is the present Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(a) Kshatrapati Shivaji
(b) UK Sinha
(c) SY Quraishi
(d) Nasim Zaidi
(e) H K Bhanwala

Q5. The World Bank has pledged how much US dollars aid to Bangladesh to tackle climate change?
(a) 07 billion USD
(b) 15 billion USD
(c) 20 billion USD
(d) 25 billion USD
(e) 02 billion USD

Q6. Who has appointed as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Haryana Police recently?
(a) Sushil Kumar
(b) Sanam Singh
(c) Vijender Singh
(d) Sakshi Malik
(e) Geeta Phogat

Q7. ___________ Express was presented the "Signum Virtutis", the seal of Excellence, from the Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.
(a) Sampark Kranti
(b) Duronto
(c) Rajdhani
(d) Maharaja
(e) Shatabdi

Q8. The Indian Navy has commissioned a highly manoeuvrable fast attack craft ___________, which will now be deployed along the eastern coast for patrolling.
(a) INS Hanuman
(b) INS Shabdi
(c) INS Tihayu
(d) INS Arogya
(e) None of the above

Q9. The Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has made it mandatory for all automobile manufacturers to provide emission and noise pollution details for every vehicle they produce by ..............?
(a) December 2017
(b) April 2017
(c) January 2017
(d) April 2019
(e) April 2018

Q10. Which among the following Ministry and the Ministry of Railways have signed an MoU under which railway stations and adjoining areas will be redeveloped on smart city lines for enhancing passenger amenities, providing easy access to stations and enabling optimal utilisation of land at railway stations?
(a) Ministry of Urban Development
(b) Ministry of Science and Technology
(c) Ministry of Rural Development
(d) Ministry of External Affairs
(e) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Q11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the SC/ST hub to provide support to entrepreneurs from the community in ......?
(a) Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
(b) Raipur, Chhatisgarh
(c) Puri, Odisha
(d) Darbhanga, Bihar
(e) Ludhiana, Punjab

Q12. Who has been elected as the new President of the North Zone of Urology Society of India?
(a) Sanjay Singh
(b) Navdeep Singh Suri
(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla
(d) S P Yadav
(e) None of the above

Q13. Name the chief executive of the Renault-Nissan alliance, is to become the chairman of Mitsubishi Motors?
(a) Toshiyuki Shiga
(b) Joseph Peter
(c) Carlos Ghosn
(d) Hiroto Saikawa
(e) Fumiaki Matsumoto

Q14. Which among the following banks has bagged awards for excellence in MSE Lending (2013-14 and 2014-15), Lending to Micro Enterprises (2013-14 and 2014-15) and in the field of Khadi and Village Industries?
(a) Indian Overseas Bank
(b) Canara Bank
(c) Indian Bank
(d) Vijaya Bank
(e) Corporation Bank

Q15. Which company has acquihired KountMoney, an online lending marketplace for personal loans?
(a) Fintech startup
(b) Reliance Industries
(c) Tata Consultancy Services
(d) Wipro
(e) Infosys