Friday, 18 November 2016

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


Q1. Name the sprinter, who was barred from representing the country in the Rio Olympics at the last minute for failing a dope test, has been slapped an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
(a) A Qureshi
(b) Ajay Raj Singh
(c) Siddhanth Thingalaya
(d) Anil Kumar Prakash 
(e) Dharambir Singh

Q2. Which among the following countries has launched a bid at the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan following UN warnings that the war-torn country could descend into genocide? 
(a) Russia
(b) China
(c) France
(d) USA
(e) Germany

Q3. Which state has became the first state to adopt a resolution welcoming the demonetization of high-value currency notes?
(a) Kerala
(b) West Bengal
(c) Chhatisgarh
(d) Odisha
(e) Assam

Q4. Pakistan's Prime Minister has inaugurated a trade route linking southwestern Gwadar port to the Chinese city of Kashgar as part of a joint multi-billion-dollar project to jumpstart economic growth in the South Asian country. Who is the present Prime Minister of Pakistan?
(a) Yousaf Raza Gillani
(b) Nawaz Sharif
(c) Pervez Musharraf
(d) Asif Ali Zardari
(e) Benazir Bhutto

Q5. Which among the following state has launched the Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery project, for which World Bank has funded an amount of US $250 million (Rs. 1,600 crore)?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q6. Which Day is observed globally on the third Thursday of November every year?
(a) National Milk Day
(b) World Malaria Day
(c) National Unity Day
(d) The World Red Cross Day
(e) The World Philosophy Day

Q7. In which state, A team of women commandos has been inducted for the first time in CRPF to counter Naxal insurgency?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Bihar
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Jharkhand
(e) None of the above

Q8. Name the country, which has signed an executive order removing from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty.
(a) Australia
(b) China
(c) Russia
(d) Germany
(e) India

Q9. Who is the author of the 'The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad'?
(a) Parimarjan Negi
(b) Twinkle Khanna
(c) PV Sindhu
(d) Salman Khan
(e) Chetan Bhagat

Q10. Debbie Hockley has been elected as president of ___________ Cricket, becoming the first woman to hold that role in the 122-year history of the sport’s national governing body.
(a) New Zealand
(b) Australia
(c) South Africa
(d) West Indies
(e) England

Q11. The merger between Bharti Airtel Ltd and Robi Axiata Ltd was completed to create the second largest telecom company in which country?
(a) Bangladesh
(b) Myanmar
(c) Singapore
(d) Pakistan
(e) China

Q12. Which state govt recently launched a programme named “Har Ghar Bijli Lagataar” to provide free electricity connection to about 50 lakh households above the poverty line?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan 
(e) Punjab

Q13. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested its unmanned combat aerial vehicle recently which is named-
(a) Maruti
(b) Chetak
(c) Rustom-2
(d) Hansha
(e) Panchhi-2

Q14. The deadline set by the RBI for banks to clean up their balance sheets is-
(a) March 2018
(b) June 2017
(c) September 2017
(d) March 2017
(e) September 2018

Q15. Over 20 countries signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) at Marrakech, in Morocco recently. The ISA is headquartered in-
(a) London, UK
(b) Paris, France
(c) Frankfurt, Germany
(d) Madrid, Spain
(e) Gurugram, India


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