Thursday, 1 December 2016

Current Affairs Questions (based on The Hindu) for RRB Mains 2016



Q1. In which among the following state India’s first and Asia’s longest bicycle highway has been inaugurated?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Kerala
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Gujarat
(e) West Bengal

Q2. _________ hosted the golden jubilee (50th anniversary) celebrations of United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) recently.
(a) Indonesia
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) India
(e) South Korea

Q3. The autobiography of India’s batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ______________________ has won the prestigious Crossword Book of the Year Award in the Autobiography category.
(a) The Test of My Life
(b) Playing it my way
(c) Sunny Days
(d) Chase and won
(e) None of the above

Q4. Which among the following technology giant has announced a partnership with Indian conglomerate and multinational Mahindra to develop blockchain solutions to revolutionize supply chain finance in the country?
(a) Google
(b) Microsoft
(c) Dell
(d) Apple
(e) IBM

Q5. Public sector banks (PSBs) have seen nearly Rs 80,000 crore increase in gross NPAs in the three months ended September 2016. NPAs stands for? 
(a) National-Performing Assets
(b) Non-Performing Association
(c) Non-Performing Assets
(d) Non-Product Assets
(e) Non-Performing Amount

Q6. World AIDS Day is observed across the world on 1 December annually. The theme for 2016 World Aids Day is-
(a) Hands Up for HIV Prevention
(b) Raise Awareness to the AIDS 
(c) Discussion Related to AIDS
(d) Spread of the HIV Infection
(e) None of the above

Q7. India has improved its ranking by four places to _________ position among 136 economies in terms of enabling cross border trade, with Singapore leading the list.
(a) 113th
(b) 102nd
(c) 90th
(d) 121st
(e) 83rd

Q8. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated Tata Steel’s 55,000 tonne per annum (TPA) ferro-chrome plant in Gopalpur Industrial Park in the state’s Ganjam district. Naveen Patnaik is the present Chief Minister of which of the following state? 
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Bihar
(c) Odisha
(d) West Bengal
(e) Assam

Q9. Union Cabinet has approved how much amount to development package for onetime settlement of 36,384 displaced families from Pakistan occupied areas of Jammu and Kashmir and Chhamb?
(a) Rs. 10,000 crore
(b) Rs. 5,000 crore
(c) Rs. 15,000 crore
(d) Rs. 2,000 crore 
(e) Rs. 1,000 crore

Q10. Breaking the Bofors jinx, India and ___________ inked a nearly Rs 5,000 crore deal for 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers, which will be mostly deployed near the borders with China. 
(a) Russia
(b) Germany
(c) France
(d) Canada
(e) USA







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