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

Q1. India inked with which among the following countries to deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets?
(a) Germany
(b) Taiban
(c) Russia
(d) France
(e) USA

Q2. The Government has set a target of doubling food processing levels in the country to 20 per cent by...........?
(a) 2021
(b) 2019
(c) 2030
(d) 2022
(e) 2025

Q3. Which among the following countries is set to host India Week celebrations from 24th September 2016 with a business and investment meeting to be attended by CEOs of top Indian firms?
(a) Rome, Italy
(b) Berlin, Germany
(c) Moscow, Russia
(d) Bangkok, Thailand
(e) Yangzhou, China

Q4. Who was conferred the 10th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award for leadership in business and philanthropy?
(a) Adi Godrej
(b) Ratan Tata
(c) Shiv Nadar
(d) Azim Premji
(e) Mukesh Ambani

Q5. How many members were appointed by central government to the monetary policy committee?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) Five

Q6. Name the former Indian women's hockey captain, who has announced her retirement from international hockey recently? 
(a) Sushila Chanu
(b) Renuka Yadav
(c) Sunita Lakra
(d) Vandana Kataria
(e) Ritu Rani

Q7. President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari's book titled __________________  at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. 
(a) We live in India
(b) Indian or India
(c) Good Behaviour
(d) Citizen and Society
(e) Honour and Guard

Q8. Who has appointed as chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India?
(a) Mohan M Shantanagoudar
(b) Anandi Ramalingam
(c) Madhusudan Sahoo 
(d) Junaid Ahmad
(e) None of the above

Q9. The Union Cabinet approved an agreement between India and ________ for exchange of tax related information.
(a) Myanmar
(b) Samoa
(c) Croatia
(d) Yemen
(e) Egypt

Q10. Cabinet approves Rs 1,102 crore submarine cable link to which among the following Union  territories?
(a) Andaman and Nicobar
(b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(c) Daman and Diu
(d) Puducherry
(e) Chandigarh

Q11. Banks and auto brands dominate the list of top 10 of the 50 most valuable brands in India. Which Bank/auto brand held on to the top spot?
(a) State Bank of India 
(b) Airtel
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Tata Consultancy Services
(e) Reliance Industries Limited

Q12. Name the person, who was appointed as Ambassador to the USA?
(a) Anand Chandrasekaran
(b) Madhusudan Sahoo
(c) Ajay Kaul
(d) Navtej Sarna
(e) None of the above

Q13. Which among the following Banks has entered into partnership with two insurance companies for distributing their products recently? 
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Andhra Bank
(c) Dena Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
(e) Bandhan 

Q14. India is negotiating with ____________ Export-Import Bank for an $8-9 billion loan to finance six Westinghouse Electric nuclear reactors, two sources familiar with the talks said, although a lending freeze at the trade agency threatens progress.
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) UAE
(d) Canada
(e) Germany

Q15. The Delhi’s Race Course Road, which houses PM Narendra Modi’s residence, has now been renamed as.........?
(a) Lakshmibai Marg
(b) Lokmanya Marg
(c) Atal Marg
(d) Maharana Pratap Marg
(e) Lok Kalyan Marg

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