Sunday, 30 October 2016

Current Affairs Questions (based on The Hindu) for Bank Exam


Q1. Who has been elected as GSMA (Global System Mobile Association) Chairman for a two-year period from January 2017 through December 2018?
(a) Mukesh Ambaani
(b) Aditya Birla
(c) Ratan Tata
(d) Uday Kotak
(e) Sunil Mittal

Q2. Government has recognized Boxing Federation of India (BFI) as the National Sports Federation (NSF) for Boxing. The step will give a boost to the sport of boxing which suffered due to absence of an NSF in the discipline since 2012. Who is the present Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Sarbananda Sonowal
(c) Jitendra Singh
(d) Vijay Goel
(e) Ajay Tamta

Q3. India and which country have agreed to double the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from 290 km to over 600 km?
(a) USA
(b) Singapore
(c) Russia
(d) Germany
(e) Japan

Q4. In which among the following cities technology giant Microsoft has launched its first full-scale Cyber security Engagement Center (CSEC)?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Chennai
(e) Pune

Q5. The Europe’s top human rights award, the Sakharov prize, has been won by?
(a) Lamiya Aji Bashar 
(b) Nadia Murad Basee
(c) Malala Yousafzai 
(d) All of the above
(e) Only (a) and (b)

Q6. The National Ayurveda Day was recently observed on-
(a) 21 October 
(b) 27 October 
(c) 28 October
(d) 29 October 
(e) 31 October 

Q7. ____________ has became champions in the National Cadet Corp (NCC) National Games?
(a) Punjab Directorate
(b) Gujarat Directorate
(c) Assam Directorate
(d) Kerala Directorate
(e) Delhi Directorate 

Q8. Who has been appointed as chief of Enforcement Directorate(ED), the agency entrusted with probing money laundering cases?
(a) Navdeep Singh Suri 
(b) S P Yadav
(c) Bilal Nazki
(d) Karnal Singh
(e) Ajay M Gondane

Q9. Name the world's oldest royal, who has passed away recently in Japan?
(a) Haruki Murakami
(b) Prince Mikasa
(c) Yoko Ono
(d) Tokugawa Ieyasu
(e) Hayao Miyazaki

Q10. Indian defender _________ has been suspended for two matches after being found guilty of a serious foul in the ongoing Asian Champions hockey Trophy.
(a) Nikkin Thimmaiah
(b) Mandeep Singh
(c) Surender Kumar
(d) S K Uthappa
(e) Danish Mujtaba

Q11. Which among the following countries has Won its First Ever International Medal in Roller Skating at Asian Championships?
(a) France
(b) Nepal
(c) Japan
(d) China
(e) India

Q12. Which country has arrested more than 900 fishermen and deployed the army to patrol its waterways after introducing a temporary ban on catching hilsa in an effort to save the hugely popular fish?
(a) Bhutan
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) India
(d) Bangladesh
(e) Pakistan

Q13. Which among the following state has come up with a new scheme to provide legal assistance to the deprived sections of the society at the grassroots level in all its 6,812 gram panchayats across the state? 
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Gujarat
(c) Odisha
(d) West Bengal
(e) Rajasthan

Q14. India has ranked very poorly at __________ in a new Global Youth Development Index compiled by the Commonwealth Secretariat on the countries' prospects for young people in employment, education, health, civic and political spheres. 
(a) 56th
(b) 133rd
(c) 122nd
(d) 98th
(e) 101st

Q15. India's first 'Design Yatra' has been conducted in which city between October 29-31, 2016 during which competitions, heritage walk, talks and interaction with students will be conducted?
(a) Kozhikode, Kerala
(b) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
(c) Nagpur, Maharashtra
(d) Jaipur, Rajasthan
(e) Darbhanga, Bihar

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