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

Q1. Which of the following countries has signed a peace agreement with one of the country’s largest militant groups Hezb-e-Islami led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar?
(a) Nigeria
(b) Iraq
(c) Afghanistan
(d) Syria
(e) Bangladesh

Q2.  The “White Helmets” has won the prestigious Right Livelihood Award which is also known as ‘alternative Nobel’ prize. The White Helmets is an aid group based in.........?
(a) Syria
(b) Yemen
(c) Iraq
(d) North Korea
(e) Indonesia

Q3. The first-ever Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award-2016 will be posthumously bestowed to Olympic champion __________, who passed away on June 3, 2016.
(a) Mark Spitz
(b) Paavo Nurmi
(c) Michael Phelps
(d) Sawao Kato
(e) Muhammad Ali

Q4. The 8th edition of the Indo-Russia joint military exercise _____________ was flagged off in Vladivostok in Russia.
(a) Additional 2016
(b) Yudha 2016
(c) Garud 2016
(d) Indra 2016
(e) Shakti 2016

Q5. Which film has been chosen India’s official entry to Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards to be held in 2017?
(a) Pink
(b) Visaranai
(c) Thithi
(d) Beti
(e) The Lunch Box

Q6. Which among the following states government has allotted Rs 204 crore towards the implementation of the enhanced gold scheme under a marriage assistance programme and allotted for ‘Thaaliku Thangam’ (Gold for Mangalsutra) scheme for the year 2016-17 to benefit 12,500 women?
(a) Assam
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Telangana
(d) Kerala
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q7. Who has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council?
(a) Prashant Jaitley
(b) Hashmukh Adhiya
(c) Arvind Mayaram
(d) Arun Goyal
(e) Bibek Debroy

Q8. Which among the following states has becomes the first state to adopt Centre's Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in all its urban local bodies (ULB)?
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Odisha
(e) Punjab

Q9. Five Indian cities that have made to the list of  top 100 cities in the sixth annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. Which among of the following cities are not them? 
(a) Pune
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Kolkata
(d) New Delhi
(e) Chennai

Q10. Mobile payments and loans start-up ftcash, backed by IvyCap Ventures, is the first fintech start-up to launch Unified Payment Interface (UPI) for merchants in association with.................?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q11. Which administration and French Development Agency (AFD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoUs) on Smart City Project and 'Technical Cooperation' in the field of Sustainable Urban Mobility? 
(a) Chandigarh
(b) New Delhi
(c) Dadra and Nagar Haveli 
(d) Lakshadweep
(e) Daman and Diu

Q12. Who became the fastest Indian and second overall to take 200 wickets, reaching the milestone in his 37th Test recently?
(a) Amit Mishra
(b) Ravichandran Ashwin
(c) Umesh Yadav
(d) Ravindra Jadeja
(e) None of the above

Q13. Who has been concurrently accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Djibouti? 
(a) Mridula Jayant
(b) Sushant Khatri
(c) Anurag Srivastava
(d) Ranjit Prasad Bahadur 
(e) None of the above

Q14. Which among the following newspaper has been awarded the Silver and Bronze awards in the ‘Best Reader Engagement’ category of the South Asian Digital Media Awards at the WAN-IFRA (World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers) India 2016 conference in Kolkata? 
(a) Economics Times
(b) The Indian Express
(c) Business Standard
(d) The Hindu
(e) The Times of India

Q15. Who will be the new Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC), the nation’s largest company?
(a) Arun Goyal 
(b) Navtej Sarna
(c) Madhusudan Sahoo
(d) Anurag Srivastava
(e) Sanjiv Singh

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