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

Q1. Which among the following countries has received certificates from World Health Organisation, recognizing the elimination of Yaws and Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) from the country recently?
(a) Japan
(b) Russia
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) India
(e) China

Q2. Which state started releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu complying with the Supreme Court directive?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Kerala
(c) Telangana
(d) Odisha
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q3. Indian film ________ won the best film award at the BRICS Film Festival concluded in New Delhi.
(a) Beti
(b) Kick
(c) Thithi
(d) Piku
(e) The Lunchbox

Q4. Which company has acquired computer vision firm Movidius, which partnered with Google to develop 3D space mapping technology for Project Tango devices?
(a) Infosys
(b) Microsoft
(c) Google
(d) Cisco
(e) Intel

Q5. Name the veteran director, who has been selected for the JC Daniel award 2015.
(a) Dibakar Banerjee
(b) K G George
(c) Buddhadeb Dasgupta
(d) Vishal Bhardwaj
(e) Mani Ratnam

Q6. Which among the following Indian language has included into it the most ancient and traditional language by United Nations?
(a) Hindi
(b) Maithili
(c) Sanskrit
(d) Punjabi
(e) Bengali

Q7. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has launched the ____________ campaign that is aimed at promoting the use of natural gas in the country.
(a) Gas4India
(b) Gasthepower
(c) Gastohelp
(d) Gasarepoor
(e) None of the above

Q8. Centre has approved how much rupees for Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim under the Swadesh Darshan scheme?
(a) Rs.2000 crore
(b) Rs.2450 crore
(c) Rs.900 crore
(d) Rs.1500 crore
(e) Rs.450 crore

Q9. Which of the following Banks and Tata Housing have entered into a partnership that would enable easier financing and purchase of homes?
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) IDFC Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) ICICI Bank

Q10. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with __________ as a preferred insurance partner for Honda two-wheelers in India.
(a) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
(b) HDFC ERGO General Insurance
(c) Birla Sun Life Insurance
(d) Aviva Life Insurance company 
(e) None of the above

Q11. Scientists have discovered a new Ghost Snake Species of elusive, pale grey reptiles dwelling at the Ankarana National Park in..............?
(a) Madagascar
(b) South Sudan
(c) Cuba
(d) South Africa
(e) Brazil

Q12. who has appointed as CEO of Religare Enterprises recently?
(a) Deep Kumar Upadhyay
(b) Sunil Godhwani
(c) Mukund Chaudhari
(d) Nicholas Hopton
(e) Urjit Patel

Q13. Which among the following departments/Ministries has introduced a new helpline called ‘Urja Mitra’ for updates about electricity supply?
(a) Ministry of External Affairs
(b) Departments of Finance Secretary 
(c) Department of Telecom
(d) Ministry of Home Affairs
(e) None of the above

Q14. Railways has decided to implement Flexi Fare system in which type of trains?
(a) Rajdhani 
(b) Shatabdi
(c) Duronto
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

Q15. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) had proclaimed September 8 as International Literacy Day. What is the theme for this year (2016) of International Literacy Day?
(a) Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope
(b) The aim of education is the knowledge
(c) People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book
(d) School made us 'literate' but did not teach us to read for pleasure.
(e) Reading the Past, Writing the Future

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