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

Q1. The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at............?
(a) Malda, West Bengal
(b) Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
(c) Jaipur, Rajasthan
(d) Patna, Bihar
(e) Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir

Q2. Name the player, who reclaimed the number one spot in Test rankings for bowlers?
(a) Mitchell Starc
(b) James Anderson
(c) Imran Tahir
(d) Ravichandran Ashwin
(e) Dale Steyn

Q3. How much amount India has donated to the Nelson Mandela Foundation?
(a) Rs. 15.5 million 
(b) Rs. 1.7 million 
(c) Rs. 9.3 million 
(d) Rs. 38.1 million 
(e) None of the above

Q4. The Arena by TransStadia in __________, venue of the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup, is India's first convertible stadium. 
(a) Jaipur
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Kolkata
(d) Mumbai
(e) New Delhi

Q5. International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed annually on 13 October. This year (2016) theme is...........?
(a) Live to Tell: Raising Awareness, Reducing Mortality
(b) Part in Building More Disaster Resilient Communities and Nations
(c) We can replace material possessions, but we cannot replace People
(d) Worldwide, Women and Children are up to 14 Times
(e) None of the above

Q6. The CRA to deal with any short-term balance of payments pressures the grouping's member nations face of BRICS nations became operational recently. CRA stands for? 
(a) Contingent Reserve Arrangement
(b) Capital Reserve Arrangement
(c) Common Reserve Arrangement
(d) Contingent Reverse Association
(e) Contingent Repo Agency

Q7. Who among the following won the women’s singles title of the 2016 China Open?
(a) Johanna Konta
(b) Agnieszka Radwanska
(c) Angelique Kerber
(d) Petra Kvitova
(e) Caroline Wozniacki

Q8. A committee appointed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has suggested an overhaul in transmission planning to facilitate transfer of power on economic principles. The committee, headed by..........? 
(a) Anand Sinha
(b) NS Viswanathan
(c) Mata Prasad
(d) HR Nagendra
(e) Madhukar Gupta

Q9.  Which bank has sealed a principal sponsorship contract with badminton Olympians P V Sindhu and K Srikanth recently?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) Bank of Baroda
(e) Axis Bank

Q10.  Which among the following banks has been conferred with the Export Excellence Award 2014-15 in the Best Financial Institution Category (Southern Region), in recognition of the bank’s Forex Earnings and Services to Exporters.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) State Bank of India 
(e) South Indian Bank

Q11. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of a new link between Sahibganj bypass in Jharkhand to Manihari bypass in ____________, including a four-lane bridge on river Ganga.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Odisha
(c) Assam
(d) West Bengal
(e) Bihar

Q12. The Union Cabinet gave its nod for Exim Bank of India to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which among the following banks?
(a) European Central Bank (ECB)
(b) World Bank (WB)
(c) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
(d) New Development Bank (NDB)
(e) Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Q13. The Union Cabinet gave its nod for signing of an agreement with ____________ for cooperation in the field of water resources, including innovations in irrigation technology. 
(a) Singapore
(b) Malaysia
(c) Hungry
(d) Bhutan
(e) South Africa

Q14. Who has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"?
(a) Duncan Haldane
(b) Bob Dylan 
(c) Juan Manuel Santos
(d) Fraser Stoddart
(e) Oliver Hart

Q15. India and which country has commenced their second coordinated patrol and bilateral maritime exercise in the Andaman Sea?
(a) Indonesia
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) Thailand
(e) Russia

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