Current Affairs for IBPS PO Exam 2016



Q1. Which country is hosting the 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) from November 03 to 05, 2016?
Answer: India

Q2. Who has been elected as Indian Banks' Association (IBA) Chairman?
Answer: Rajeev Rishi

Q3. The Union Minister for Power __________  announced launch of a special scheme for states to fund capital investments to achieve 100 per cent rural household electrification in villages.
Answer: Piyush Goyal

Q4. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL), the corporate entity of Vizag Steel, has roped __________ as its brand ambassador.
Answer: PV Sindhu

Q5. The 18th edition of Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya, the world’s highest arena rally was flagged off from .........?
Answer: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

Q6. In which state students studying in Classes 1 to 4 can now enhance their learning ability with the introduction of a new textbook which integrates even games through meaningful learning situations?
Answer: Kerala

Q7. Who has been appointed as chief of Enforcement Directorate(ED), the agency entrusted with probing money laundering cases?
Answer: Karnal Singh

Q8.  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. 
Answer: 133rd

Q9. India's first 'Design Yatra' was conducted in which city between October 29-31, 2016 during which competitions, heritage walk, talks and interaction with students will be conducted?
Answer: Prince Mikasa

Q10. Who has been given the outstanding contribution to British theatre prize at the UK Theatre Awards recently?
Answer: Sir Ian McKellen

Q11. As part of the initiative of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to provide easy access to the public with regard to India's export, import and balance of trade data in an analytical format, over time and space, Commerce & Industry Minister ____________ launched a new enhanced Dashboard on Foreign Trade Data. 
Answer: Nirmala Sitharaman

Q12.  Who is the present Prime Minister of Russia?
Answer: Dmitry Medvedev

Q13. The Union Cabinet gave its nod for signing of an agreement with ____________ for cooperation in the field of water resources, including innovations in irrigation technology.
Answer: Hungry

Q14. Who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"?
Answer: Bob Dylan

Q15. India and which country has commenced their second coordinated patrol and bilateral maritime exercise in the Andaman Sea?
Answer: Indonesia