Current Affairs Questions for IBPS Exam (based on The Hindu)


Q1. Which among the following banks has declared Silchar as its 5th zone in North East after Guwahati, Shillong, Dibrugarh and Jorhat?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Bank of Baroda
(c) Reserve Bank of India
(d) Bhartiya Mahila Bank
(e) ICICI Bank

Q2. South African struggle icon and Gandhian activist ___________ has died at the age of 83 after a prolonged illness.
(a) Kigeli V Ndahindurwa
(b) Mewa Ramgobin 
(c) Parmeshwar Godrej
(d) Aaron Pryo
(e) Yusuf Arakkal

Q3. Which among the following Indian cities was confirmed as a venue for next year’s under-17 football World Cup with the delegation from the sport’s world body FIFA? 
(a) Nagpur, Maharashtra
(b) Ludhiana, Punjab
(c) Kochi, Kerala
(d) Rajkot, Gujarat
(e) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Q4. Which of the following public sector banks recently said it was re-issuing over 600,000 debit cards because of a potential security breach?
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) Syndicate Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Canara Bank

Q5. Which among the following states has launched Kaushalya SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation) initiative?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Gujarat
(c) Kerala
(d) West Bengal
(e) Maharashtra

Q6. The government will launch the sixth tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB) scheme on 24th of October in which people can buy securities worth up to ...............? 
(a) 100 grams
(b) 200 grams
(c) 300 grams
(d) 400 grams
(e) 500 grams

Q7. Airlines Technology (AT), an IT solutions provider funded by Travel Startups, has signed a commercial agreement with ________________ as an interface between the airline and its passenger for creating seamless travel experience.
(a) China Airlines
(b) Air Canada
(c) Virgin Australia
(d) British Airways
(e) Singapore Airlines

Q8. India’s keen desire to initiate a joint venture arrangement with ___________ for a multi-billion dollar fertilizer plant. 
(a) Bhutan
(b) Bulgaria
(c) Algeria
(d) Singapore
(e) Russia

Q9. The Indian and Chinese armies held a successful second joint exercise under the Sino-India Cooperation 2016 as a sequel to the first joint exercise held on February 6 in the area of Border Personnel Meeting Hut in.........? 
(a) Rajkot
(b) Ladakh
(c) Ajmer
(d) Dehradun
(e) Kochi

Q10. Name the person, Who has awarded inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics recently.
(a) Sir David Cox
(b) John von Neumann 
(c) IJ Good
(d) Richard von Mises
(e) None of the above

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