Monday, 21 November 2016

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


Q1. World Toilet Day is being observed on 19 November every year with an aim to motivate millions across the world on issues of sanitation. The theme for 2016 World Toilet Day is...............?
(a) Toilets and Jobs
(b) Focuses on Sanitation
(c) Toilets Impact Livelihoods
(d) People and Toilets
(e) None of the above

Q2. Who has been re-elected to the US House of Representatives for a 3rd consecutive term in a close election?
(a) Michael Flynn
(b) Ami Bera
(c) Donald Trump 
(d) Meng Hongwei
(e) Pramila Jayapal 

Q3. Recently, India and which country has signed a new double tax avoidance pact under which capital gains tax will be levied on sale of shares on investments made after April 1, 2017, bringing the island nation at par with Mauritius in terms of tax treatment. 
(a) Russia
(b) Singapore
(c) Cyprus
(d) Australia
(e) Bhutan

Q4. Name the player, who has became the first bowler ever to complete 50 wickets in two consecutive calendar years?
(a) Dale Steyn
(b) Mitchell Starc
(c) Lasith Malinga
(d) Ravichandran Ashwin 
(e) Stuart Broad

Q5. United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November _________ each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. 
(a) November 18th
(b) November 19th
(c) November 22nd
(d) November 21st
(e) November 20th

Q6. In Which among the following cities Bollywood theme Parks has opened with fanfare, fireworks, dance, music and simulator 4D shows based on hit Hindi-language movies?
(a) Ottawa, Canada
(b) Paris, France
(c) Moscow, Russia
(d) Sydney, Australia
(e) Dubai, UAE

Q7. Name the player, who has clinched her/his maiden Super Series Premier title after edging out Sun Yu of China in the finals of the USD 700,000 China Open badminton tournament in Fuzhou, China.
(a) Ashwini Ponnappa
(b) Jwala Gutta
(c) Saina Nehwal
(d) PV Sindhu
(e) Kidambi Srikanth

Q8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Pradhanmantri Grameen Awas Yojna, an ambitious housing scheme meant for rural poor in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Designed entirely for the rural masses, the ambitious scheme aims to provide affordable houses to all those living below the poverty line by the year............?
(a) 2050
(b) 2030
(c) 2022
(d) 2019
(e) 2025

Q9. Who has clinched the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals title, after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in the final? 
(a) Rafael Nadal
(b) Andy Murray
(c) Roger Federer 
(d) Stan Wawrinka
(e) None of the above

Q10. Who has honoured with an international peace prize for his efforts in ensuring world peace?
(a) Sri Sri Ravishankar
(b) Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
(c) Jaggi Vasudev
(d) Baba Ramdev
(e) None of the above

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