Tuesday, 4 October 2016

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

Q1. Name the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, who will be the chief guest at the 2017 Republic Day parade, India?
(a) King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz
(b) Fahd bin Abdulaziz
(c) Salman bin Abdulaziz
(d) Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(e) None of the above

Q2. Indian golfer _________ won his 6th Asian Tour title, winning the Korea Open 2016 in Incheon,South Korea. 
(a) Gaganjeet Bhullar
(b) Anirban Lahiri
(c) Jyoti Randhawa
(d) Shubham Jaglan
(e) None of the above

Q3. On 2nd october 2016 (The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi), India formally joined the Paris Climate Change Agreement by submitting its instrument of ratification in New York (UN Headquarter). India became the ___________ country to ratify the agreement.
(a) 41st
(b) 29th
(c) 54th
(d) 73rd
(e) 62nd

Q4. Which among the following states/UTs has launched a mobile application for senior citizens to enable them to reach out to the police quickly in emergency situations. 
(a) Bihar
(b) Delhi
(c) Assam
(d) Chandigarh
(e) Goa

Q5. Who has been concurrently accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Guinea recently? 
(a) Rajeev Sharma
(b) Vinod Sawhny
(c) R Ravindra
(d) Mohit Kampani
(e) None of the above

Q6. Who has received the 2016 Noble Prize for Medicine?
(a) Yoshinori Ohsumi, Japan
(b) Tomas Lindahl, Sweden
(c) Svetlana Alexievich, Ukraine
(d) Tu Youyou, China
(e) None of the above

Q7. Young filmmaker Katyayan Shivpuri, from Maharashtra, has won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF) for his work in................?
(a) Billi
(b) Murga
(c) Path
(d) Samman
(e) Saur

Q8. Which amomg the following states were declared Open Defecation Free on the birth anniversary of the 'Father of the Nation' (Mahatama Gandhi)?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Maharashtra
(e) All of the above

Q9. The Union Govt has appointed S Sivakumar as a full-time Member of the 21st Law Commission of India. The chairman of the Commission is...........?
(a) P Sathasivam
(b) HL Dattu
(c) Markandey Katju
(d) Balbir Singh Chauhan
(e) TS Thakur

Q10. Which international airport of India has become the first carbon neutral airport in Asia-Pacific?
(a) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad
(b) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
(c) Goa International Airport, Goa
(d) Veer Savarkar International Airport, Andaman and Nicobar
(e) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi

Q11. Which amomg the following private sector banks has announced that it had picked up 9.99 per cent stake in Varanasi-based Utkarsh Microfinance Ltd besides inking an MoU to offer its product portfolio to Utkarsh customers?
(a) Bandhan Bank
(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) RBL Bank

Q12. Which country has gone top of the ICC Test rankings after their victory against New Zealand?
(a) England
(b) South Africa
(c) Australia
(d) India
(e) Sri Lanka

Q13. Name the Public Sector Banks of India, which has announced its entry into Myanmar by opening a branch in the capital city of Yangon, becoming the first domestic lender to do so?
(a) Canara Bank
(b) Union Bank of India
(c) State Bank of India
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q14. Who has won the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix held at the Sepang International Circuit in Selangor, Malaysia?
(a) Sebastian Vettel
(b) Daniel Ricciardo
(c) Kimi Raikkonen
(d) Lewis Hamilton
(e) Nico Rosberg

Q15. A new World Bank study on poverty and shared prosperity says that extreme poverty worldwide continues to fall despite the lethargic state of the global economy. World Bank target of ending extreme poverty by............?
(a) 2030
(b) 2035
(c) 2040
(d) 2025
(e) 2020

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