Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for IBPS Exams

Q1. With a view to engage youth of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) in constructive sporting activities, a special package of_______ has been announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. 
(a) Rs. 900 crore
(b) Rs. 7000 crore
(c) Rs. 1000 crore
(d) Rs. 200 crore
(e) Rs. 1500 crore

Q2. State-run BHEL has commissioned the fourth and last unit of the 4x40 MW Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project (HEP) Stage-IV in ..............?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Assam
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Odisha
(e) Maharashtra

Q3. Name the President of Uzbekistan, who has died after suffering a stroke at the age of 78 recently.
(a) Yang Di-Pertuan
(b) Melayu Islam Beraja 
(c) Brunei Darussalam
(d) Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
(e) Islam Karimov

Q4. Who has been unanimously elected as the National President of the Indian Medical Association for the year 2016-17? 
(a) Ashok Chawla
(b) K K Aggarwal
(c) Deep Kumar Upadhyay
(d) Michel Temer
(e) None of the above

Q5. India and ________ have signed 12 agreements for cooperation in areas, including defence and IT, to boost bilateral ties.
(a) China
(b) Russia 
(c) Vietnam
(d) France
(e) USA

Q6. Which of the following organization has imposed penalty of over Rs 6,700 crore on 10 cement companies including ACC, Lafarge, Ultratech, Jayprakash Associates, Binani and their trade association the Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) on charges of cartelisation in the sector?
(a) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
(b) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
(c) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)
(d) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
(e) Competition Commission of India (CCI)

Q7. Who is now Saint Teresa of Calcutta following canonization by Pope Francis in Vatican City?
(a) Indira Gandhi
(b) Lakshmibai
(c) Kasturba Gandhi
(d) Mother Teresa 
(e) None of the above

Q8. In Bangladesh, Jamaat-e-Islami leader and media tycoon __________ was executed last night for war crimes committed during the country's 1971 Liberation War.
(a) Mohammed Zillur Rahman
(b) Abdul Hamid
(c) Mir Quasem Ali
(d) Khaleda Zia
(e) None of the above

Q9. Who has created history by setting a record of most number of Grand Slam matches wins by a woman in the Open era? 
(a) Peng Shuai
(b) Serena Williams 
(c) Martina Hingis
(d) Venus Williams
(e) Maria Sharapova

Q10. Which of the following countries has host the G-20 Summit recently?
(a) China
(b) Germany
(c) France
(d) Russia
(e) Japan

Q11. Gumthala Garhu near Pehowa became the first Wifi hotspot village in _______ circle under the bulk plan of BSNL for the state.
(a) Assam
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) Bihar

Q12. The Indian Embassy in _________ has set up a grid connected solar energy generation plant in its office building recently. 
(a) Beijing
(b) Hanoi
(c) Bangkok
(d) Seoul
(e) Manila

Q13. Who has been appointed as Wrestling Director at Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak, Haryana.
(a) Vijender Singh
(b) Sushil Kumar
(c) Dipa Karmakar
(d) PV Sindhu
(e) Sakshi Malik

Q14. India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on __________ to celebrate the canonisation of her as saint recently.
(a) Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
(b) Kasturba Gandhi
(c) Mother Teresa
(d) Indira Gandhi
(e) None of the above

Q15. Name the Sri Lankan cricketer, who has been named as batting consultant of Bangladesh for next month’s home series against England. 
(a) Thilan Samaraweera
(b) Sanath Jayasuriya
(c) Marvan Atapattu
(d) Kumar Sangakkara
(e) Mahela Jayawardene

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