Saturday, 19 November 2016

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


Q1. South Indian Bank has received Reserve Bank of India approval to open a representative office in Dubai. Where is the headquartered of South Indian Bank?
(a) Chennai, Bengaluru
(b) Hyderabad, Telangana
(c) Kolkata, West Bengal
(d) Thrissur, Kerala
(e) Nagpur, Maharashtra

Q2. Name the Indian businessman who  has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune's top 50 business persons list for 2016?
(a) Aditya Puri
(b) Mukesh Ambani
(c) Ratan Tata
(d) Azim Premji
(e) Shiv Nadar

Q3. Which among the following bank's Karnataka, AP-Telangana (KAT) Zone organised an online Light up a Smile Campaign to bring smiles on the faces of more than 150 children residing at the SOS Children Village at Bengaluru.
(a) Central Bank of India
(b) Indian Overseas Bank
(c) State Bank of India
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q4. Which Bank has launched a loan product to support and promote start-ups at its 98th Foundation Day recently?
(a) Allahabad Bank
(b) Bandhan Bank
(c) Union Bank of India
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) State Bank of India

Q5. Times Internet, the digital arm of The Times of India group appointed former Twitter India head _________ as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Times Global Partners.
(a) Amresh Acharya
(b) Rishi Jaitly
(c) Harish Bhat
(d) Pawan Goenka
(e) Narinder Batra

Q6. Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has inaugurated projects worth Rs 6 crore at his adopted village of Puttamrajuvari Kandriga near Gudur, 110 km from Tirupati in which state?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Telangana
(c) Karnataka
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) Kerala

Q7. Name the former Governor Lieutenant General (Retd.) of Jammu and Kashmir, who passed away after brief illness recently?
(a) Mohan Kumar Reddy
(b) Srinivas Kumar Sinha
(c) RR Singh
(d) Y K Sinha
(e) None of the above

Q8. Which of the following firms has launched Internet of Things (IoT) services venture named “UNLIMIT” in association with Cisco Jasper?
(a) Idea Cellular
(b) Bharti Airtel
(c) Reliance Group
(d) Videocon
(e) Essel Group

Q9.  ________ has been named international word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries.
(a) Don
(b) Carbon-neutral
(c) Unfriend
(d) Post-truth
(e) Bovvered

Q10. Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius Anirood Jugnauth has inaugurated an AYUR Herbarium project in..........?
(a) Assam
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Goa

Q11. The Reserve Bank of India has granted approval for appointment of ________________ as the Managing Director & CEO of Catholic Syrian Bank for a period of three years from the date of his taking charge.
(a) Rishi Jaitly 
(b) CVR Rajendran
(c) Amresh Acharya
(d) Bhaskar Bhat
(e) Narinder Batra

Q12. Name the person, who has been appointed as National Security Adviser (NSA) by US President-elect Donald Trump?
(a) Mary Luana Williams
(b) Tom Hayden
(c) Henry Fonda
(d) Michael Flynn
(e) Troy Garity

Q13. India and ____________ have signed three Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) in order to have a smooth tax regime between the two and reduce litigation arising out of transfer pricing issues.
(a) UK
(b) Canada
(c) Russia
(d) Germany
(e) USA

Q14. Who was conferred this year’s Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music recently?
(a) AR Rahman
(b) Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
(c) Amjad Ali Khan
(d) Shivkumar Sharma
(e) Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia 

Q15. Who has been appointed as head coach of the Mumbai Indians franchise?
(a) Sanath Jayasuriya 
(b) Graeme Smith
(c) Mahela Jayawardene
(d) Ricky Ponting
(e) Graham Gooch


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