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

Q1. The Centre has given a year extension to ______________ as the Chairman of State Bank of India, first time in the history of the country's largest lender. 
(a) Urjit Patel
(b) KV Kamath
(c) Pratip Chaudhuri
(d) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(e) SS Mundra

Q2. Which among the following countries has officially postponed the 8-nation SAARC summit 2016 , after 5 countries dropped out of it?
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Pakistan
(c) Bhutan
(d) Nepal
(e) India

Q3. Every year 1st October is observed as International day of Older Persons (IDOP). This year (2016), the theme is......?
(a) Take a Stand Against Ageism
(b) Raise Awareness About Issues 
(c) The significance of Day of Older 
(d) Old is Best Friend
(e) None of the above

Q4. Which of the following Airports has been awarded as "Best Tourist Friendly Airport" under the category for "State Annual Excellence Awards (2015-16)" by Andhra Pradesh Tourism? 
(a) Vijayawada Airport
(b) Sri Sathya Sai Airport
(c) Visakhapatnam Airport
(d) Cuddapah Airport
(e) Tirupati Airport

Q5. Who will be joining Aditya Birla Retail as chief executive officer (CEO)?
(a) Riyadh Mathew
(b) Shakti Sinha
(c) Mohit Kampani
(d) R Subramania Kumar
(e) Somesh Sharma 

Q6. The Government has decided to raise the Employees Provident Fund ( EPF) investment in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) from present 5 per cent to ...........?
(a) 10 per cent
(b) 15 per cent
(c) 20 per cent
(d) 25 per cent
(e) 30 per cent

Q7. Which among the following cities has been conferred with the title of the 'Cleanest Tourist Destination' in India by the Ministry of Tourism?
(a) Agartala, Tripura
(b) Gangtok, Sikkim
(c) Mysore, Karnataka
(d) Nagpur, Maharashtra
(e) Dispur, Assam

Q8. The Centre has constituted a four-member Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) under the Chairmanship of..........? 
(a) Amardeep Singh Bhatia
(b) GS Yadav
(c) MS Sahoo
(d) Ajay Tyagi
(e) Unni krishnan

Q9. Who had became the first Indian to complete the Spartathlon, widely described as the "world's toughest race"? 
(a) Priyesha Deshmukh 
(b) Annu Rani
(c) Rituparna Das 
(d) Kieren Dsouza
(e) Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 

Q10. Chief Minister Pema Khandu flagged off a 10-member all-women Mt Gorichen Expedition led by Anshu Jamsempa. Pema Khandu is the present Chief Minister of which among the following North-Eastern states?
(a) Manipur
(b) Sikkim
(c) Assam
(d) Tripura
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q11. 900-year-old Rani ki Vav (the Queen's Stepwell) has been named as the 'Cleanest Cultural Heritage Site' in the nation. Rani ki Vav is located at which among the following states?
(a) Assam
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat

Q12. Which District has been declared as the cleanest district in the very first survey of sanitation standards which was conducted in 75 districts of rural India?
(a) Katihar, Bihar
(b) Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh
(c) Bikaner, Rajasthan
(d) Sindhudurg, Maharashtra 
(e) Kochi, Kerala

Q13. Which city were felicitated for 'Clean Cities in million plus population category?
(a) Chandigarh 
(b) Mysore  
(c) Gangtok
(d) All of the above
(e) Only (a) and (b)

Q14. Who has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC) with immediate effect?
(a) Rajeev Sharma
(b) MS Sahoo 
(c) Vinod Sawhny 
(d) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(e) None of the above

Q15. Public sector Indian Bank has revised its interest rates for Foreign Currency Non-Resident Banking, FCNR (B) deposits with immediate effect. Which among the following Banks is not a Public sector Indian Bank?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Bhartiya Mahila Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) Indian Overseas Bank
(e) United Bank of India