Monday, 24 October 2016

Current Affairs Questions (based on The Hindu)


Q1. which scheme has been launched to get more people to fly in the smaller towns?
(a) Go to air and connect scheme
(b) People are fly scheme
(c) Air and people connect scheme
(d) Regional air connectivity scheme
(e) Domestic Fly scheme

Q2. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that FVCIs can invest in Indian startups irrespective of the sector in which the startup is engaged without prior permission of the apex bank. FVCIs stands for?
(a) Foreign Venture Capital Investors
(b) Foreign Van Capital Instruments
(c) Foreign Venue Common Investors
(d) Financial Venture centre Investors
(e) First Venture Capital Insurances  

Q3. The first ever global conference to strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement in India has been begun in which among the following cities?                   
(a) Mumbai
(b) Nagpur
(c) Chennai
(d) Kolkata 
(e) New Delhi

Q4. Which amomg the following team have won the World Railway Shooting Championship Cup held at Saint Mandrier, France? 
(a) Japan Railways 
(b) Canadian National Railway
(c) Indian Railways
(d) China Railway 
(e) None of the above 

Q5. The Indian football team achieved its best FIFA ranking in over six years when the side jumped 11 places to be _______ in the latest list. 
(a) 143rd
(b) 137th
(c) 119th
(d) 148th
(e) 151st

Q6. Name the activist who has launched a political party named People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) to contest upcoming assembly elections in native state.
(a) Irom Sharmila
(b) Prashant Bhushan
(c) Kailash Satyarthi
(d) Arundhati Roy
(e) Medha Patkar

Q7. NABARD has sanctioned a loan of how much amount to the National Water Development Agency (NWDA), under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, towards the Centre’s share in 50 identified irrigation projects from 11 States?
(a) Rs.69,307 crore
(b) Rs.19,702 crore
(c) Rs.55,400 crore
(d) Rs.33,200 crore
(e) Rs.10,000 crore

Q8. Banknotes of the denomination of ____________ will be in circulation.The Reserve Bank of India has very nearly completed preparations for introducing this new high-value currency.
(a) Rs.5000
(b) Rs.4000
(c) Rs.2000
(d) Rs.1000
(e) Rs.3000

Q9. What is the name of Culture and Tourism Minister, who has chaired the first meeting of the Reconstituted Central Advisory Board on Culture (CABC)?
(a) Ram Vilas Paswan
(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(c) Dharmendra Pradhan
(d) Mahesh Sharma
(e) Sushma Swaraj

Q10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the integrated terminal building of which among the following airport? 
(a) New Delhi Airport
(b) Kolkata Airport
(c) Bengaluru Airport
(d) Mumbai Airport
(e) Vadodara Airport

Q11. After eight years of harnessing olive saplings brought from Israel, which state is all set to launch next month its own brand olive oil, which it claims, will be the country's first indigenously-produced brand?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Haryana
(c) Gujarat
(d) Kerala
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q12. The Centre unveiled a regional connectivity scheme, known as UDAN with flights priced at Rs.2,500 for one hour of flying time to and from regional airports. UDAN stands for?
(a) Urad Desh ka Aam Namta
(b) Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik
(c) Ude Dhanush ka Aish Nagrik
(d) Umesh Disa ka Aam Naam
(e) None of the above

Q13. Which among the following country has beat Iran 38-29 to win their third successive Kabaddi World Cup 2016?
(a) Thailand
(b) Japan
(c) India
(d) China
(e) USA

Q14. Name the veteran Punjabi actor, who has acquired legendary status with his comic roles, passed away at a hospital in Mount Abu, Rajasthan?
(a) K Madhavan
(b) Syed Shamsul Haq
(c) Yusuf Arakkal
(d) Mehar Mittal
(e) Heisnam Kanhailal

Q15. Which country has won the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup after defeating Japan on penalties in the final of the tournament in Jordan.
(a) Thailand
(b) South Korea
(c) India
(d) China
(e) North Korea

Q16. Which among the following companies has signed a mega USD 12.9-billion asset sale in its oil business, three top lenders ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and StanChart, have got back an estimated USD 2.5 billion as part of the first payment for their debt exposure to the Ruias-led conglomerate?
(a) ONGC
(b) HCL
(c) TCS
(d) RIL
(e) Essar Group

Q17. Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla has pledged an investment of how much amount for Madhya Pradesh in sectors like retail, telecom and cement?
(a) Rs. 10,000 crore
(b) Rs. 40,000 crore
(c) Rs. 80,000 crore
(d) Rs. 20,000 crore
(e) Rs. 90,000 crore

Q18. What is the name of the campaign which was launched by PM Narendra Modi through which people can send their Diwali greetings and messages to the soldiers?
(a) #Samaad5Soldiers  
(b) #Suno1Soldiers 
(c) #Sandesh2Soldiers
(d) #Sneha3Soldiers 
(e) #Sandesh472Sena 

Q19. President Pranab Mukherjee has Inaugurated Sevashram Hospital and Sardar Patel Hospital & Heart Institute in.....? 
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) New Delhi

Q20. Which of the following is the currency of Algeria?
(a) Dinar
(b) Rial
(c) Lek
(d) Kwanza
(e) Peso

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