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


Q1. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum's Week started at Lima in which among the following countries?
(a) Singapore
(b) Peru
(c) Israel
(d) Indonesia
(e) Cuba

Q2. Name the Indian golfer, who became the first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title by clinching the Hero Women's Indian Open at Gurugram?
(a) Anirban Lahiri 
(b) Tanuja Setty
(c) Arjun Atwal
(d) Jwala Gutta
(e) Aditi Ashok

Q3. The World Diabetes Day is observed across the world on 14th November. The theme for this year (2016) is.........? 
(a) Diabetes Day and People 
(b) Advocacy and Awareness about Diabetes
(c) Eyes on Diabetes
(d) Worldwide in Diabetes 
(e) Health and Diabetes

Q4. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved how much amount under loan program for Egypt to restore investor confidence and help revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil? 
(a) $12 billion
(b) $3 billion 
(c) $50 billion 
(d) $120 billion 
(e) $100 billion 

Q5. Which among the following countries will host the 2018 Invictus Games for wounded military personnel?
(a) Russia
(b) USA
(c) Japan
(d) Australia
(e) France

Q6. Who among the following won the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
(a) Lewis Hamilton
(b) Nico Rosberg
(c) Max Verstappen
(d) Daniel Ricciardo
(e) Sebastian Vettel

Q7. Which Indian private sector bank has received Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s permission to open its first international branch recently at the Dubai International Financial Centre?
(a) Bandhan Bank
(b) Federal Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank

Q8. Private sector lender YES Bank has appointed __________ as Group President and Head of Global Indian Banking.
(a) Narinder Batra
(b) Imtiaz Sooliman
(c) Amresh Acharya
(d) Pawan Goenka 
(e) None of the above

Q9. The India-China Joint Training Exercise "Hand in Hand 2016" will be held from November 15 to 27, 2016 in which of the following Indian cities?
(a) Kochi
(b) Ajmer
(c) Mumbai
(d) Pune
(e) Chennai

Q10. Which among the following countries will preside the eighth edition of the Conference of Parties (COP) to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which will be held in Switzerland's Geneva in 2018?
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) USA
(d) Japan
(e) India

Q11. Name the person, who has named as Business Person of the Year, 2016 by Fortune magazine.
(a) Tim Cook
(b) Mukesh Ambani
(c) Indra Nooyi
(d) Mark Zuckerberg
(e) Bill Gates

Q12. Which among the following Indian companies has joined hands with General Electric Ventures, Microsoft Ventures and others to set up a new technology incubator in Israel?
(a) Tata Group
(b) RIL
(c) Mahindra and Mahindra
(d) Infosys
(e) None of the above

Q13. Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has launched _________________ medical facilities for its beneficiaries of Delhi.
(a) Kahi bhi facility
(b) Aam-Aadmi health-yojana
(c) Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi
(d) Aspatal aur Suvidhaye
(e) None of the above

Q14. Which among the following Indian cities has been termed as the country's breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population?
(a) Chennai
(b) Nagpur
(c) Allahabad
(d) New Delhi
(e) Thiruvananthapuram

Q15. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a task force under Deputy Governor_________ to oversee the recalibration of ATM machines after the country introduced new banknotes to replace old 500 rupee and 1,000 rupee notes.
(a) R Gandhi 
(b) S S Mundra
(c) N S Vishwanathan 
(d) Urjit Patel
(e) HR Khan


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