Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for RBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. Centre has sanctioned nearly how much crore to Uttar Pradesh as assistance for the recent drought situation in the state?
a) Rs. 8820 crore
b) Rs. 1020 crore
c) Rs. 620 crore
d) Rs. 2560 crore
e) Rs. 1800 crore

Q2. Name the state which has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with NTPC and NHPC for setting up Hydro Engineering College in the state?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Punjab
c) Maharashtra
d) Odisha
e) Himachal Pradesh

Q3.  Which state goverbment has launched ‘Pashudhan Bima Yojana’ recently?
a) Bihar
b) Chhatisgarh
c) Odisha
d) Haryana
e) Assam

Q4. Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has launched 'Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh', with the theme 'green cover for a happy living', by planting saplings at Sunkollu village under Nuzividu mandal in Krishna district. The objective of the mission is to increase the green cover in the state to 50 per cent by the year.........?
a) 2029
b) 2022
c) 2025
d) 2035
e) 2019

Q5. Name the senior IRS officer, who is set to be appointed as the new Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairperson.
a) Aruna Sundarajan
b) Rani Singh Nair
c) Iqbal Ahmed Ansari
d) Shambhu Singh Yadav
e) AK Mital 

Q6. Which of the following company has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NetSuite, the very first cloud company?
a) Microsoft
b) Google
c) Facebook
d) Walmart
e) Oracle

Q7. Centre government has decided to organise a Make in India conference at which of the following cities in December this year (2016)?
a) Patna, Bihar
b) Kolkata, West Bengal
c) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
d) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
e) Jaipur, Rajasthan

Q8. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has flagged off the maiden broad gage train service between which two stations recently?
a) Guwahati to New Delhi
b) Imphal to New Delhi
c) Agartala to New Delhi
d) Aizol to New Delhi
e) Gangtok to New Delhi

Q9. Name the country which is going to host the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup?
a) Japan
b) Canada
c) Iran
d) India
e) USA

Q10. Which state tourism has bagged six National Tourism awards for 2014-15 in the marketing category for states?
a) Kerala
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Gujarat
d) Maharashtra
e) Rajasthan


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