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

Q1. Which among the following countries has signed into law the USD 618 billion defence budget for 2017, which enhances security cooperation with India and conditions nearly half of the funding to Pakistan on a certification that it is taking demonstrable steps against the Haqqani Network?
(a) Japan
(b) France
(c) Germany
(d) Russia
(e) USA

Q2. Good Governance Day is being observed 25th December every year to mark the birthday of former Prime Minister _________ who has turned 92 on 25th December 2016.
(a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(b) Morarji Desai
(c) HD Deve Gowda
(d) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(e) Other those the given options

Q3. Which country has unveiled a towering Christmas tree, claiming to have surpassed the world record for the tallest artificial Christmas tree? 
(a) Canada
(b) Switzerland
(c) Sri Lanka 
(d) China
(e) India

Q4. DRDO has successfully flight tested the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) at the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off Odisha coast. DRDO stands for?
(a) Department Research and Development Organisation
(b) Defence Research and Development Organisation
(c) Defence Random and Development Organisation
(d) Defence Research and District Organisation
(e) Development Research and Defence Organisation

Q5. Name the company. which in collaboration with Ministry of Consumer Affairs has announced a nationwide 'Digitally Safe Consumer campaign, as part of a larger effort to help better protect consumer interest online recently? 
(a) Apple India
(b) Yahoo India
(c) Facebook India
(d) Google India
(e) Dell India

Q6. Social networking giant Facebook has received 6,324 requests from Indian government agencies for 8,290 users/accounts in the first half of 2016, this is the second highest after___________  
(a) USA
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) France
(e) Germany

Q7. The government has launched a host of online initiatives including a mobile App ____________ and an 'Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)' to provide speedy redressal of consumer grievances. 
(a) We Are Consumer
(b) Smart Consumer
(c) Sorry Consumer
(d) Good Consumer
(e) Our Consumer

Q8. Name the player, who has honored with No. 1 spot after experiencing a sensational run in 2016 across all the formats of the game by Lord's Cricket Ground?
(a) Jonny Bairstow
(b) Ravichandran Ashwin 
(c) Virat Kohli
(d) Rangana Herath
(e) Steve Smith

Q9. The Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution has been celebrated the National Consumer Day this year (2016) with the theme _______________ on 24th December, 2016 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
(a) Our Country Our Consumer Our Market
(b) Consumer is God for Marketing
(c) Alternative Dispute Resolution
(d) Alternate Consumer Disputes Redressal
(e) Other those the given options

Q10. Kuchipudi found a place in the Guinness World Records when a record 6,117 dancers came together to present a show. Kuchipudi is the classical dance of which state?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Kerala
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q11. Which country will host the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCSS) in 2017 in which over 100 countries are expected to participate?
(a) China
(b) India
(c) UAE
(d) Singapore
(e) Japan

Q12. Government has launched ---------- for Consumers and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana for Merchants to promote digital transaction.
(a) Lucky Consumer Yojana 
(b) Lucky Upaphogta Yojana 
(c) Consumer Select Grahak Yojana 
(d) Bhogta Customer Grahak Yojana 
(e) Lucky Grahak Yojana 

Q13. Which state has rolled out 'Atal-Amrit Abhiyan' health insurance scheme which will provide coverage against several critical illnesses?
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Assam
(d) Haryana
(e) Rajasthan

Q14. The foundation stone for India's first second generation ethanol bio-refinery to be set up by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) in which of the following cities? 
(a) Bathinda, Punjab
(b) Patna, Bihar
(c) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
(d) Nainital, Uttarakhand
(e) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Q15. Name the British Pop superstar, who had passed away at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure recently?
(a) Taylor Swift
(b) Katy Perry
(c) Madonna
(d) George Michael
(e) Other those the given options