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


Q1. The SBM Group has appointed Siby Sebastian as Chief Executive for its India operations. The SBM bank is based in-
(a) Malaysia
(b) Myanmar
(c) Mauritius
(d) Maldives
(e) Mongolia

Q2. Which of the following space agencies has successfully launched highly advanced geostationary weather satellite Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R)?
(a) ISRO
(b) JAXA
(c) European Space Agency
(d) NASA
(e) None of the above

Q3. India has become an Associate Member State of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) which is located in
(a) Basel
(b) New York
(c) Paris
(d) London
(e) Geneva

Q4. Gaganjeet Bhullar has won the $300,000 BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open for the second time in his career. Gaganjeet Bhullar is associated to which sport?
(a) Cricket
(b) Golf
(c) Tennis
(d) Badminton
(e) Archery

Q5. The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) has announced the winners of the Infosys Prize 2016 in different categories . Which among the following categories is not associated them?
(a) Medicine Sciences
(b) Life Sciences
(c) Humanities 
(d) Mathematical Sciences
(e) Social Sciences

Q6. Name the Information and Broadcasting Minister, who has inaugurated a multimedia exhibition on the theme of ‘Aazadi 70 Saal, Yaad Karo Kurbani’ to commemorate 70 years of India’s Independence and its depiction through films?
(a) Arun Jaitley
(b) Manohar Parrikar
(c) DV Sadananda Gowda
(d) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(e) M Venkaiah Naidu

Q7. Name the former governor of Madhya Pradesh, who has passed away recently?
(a) Rameshwar Thakur
(b) Banwari Lal Joshi
(c) TV Rajeswar
(d) Ram Naresh Yadav
(e) Balram Jakhar

Q8. Who has won the 2016 International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea at IMO Headquarter?
(a) Captain Gagan Rajput
(b) Captain Sony Dhanraj
(c) Captain Radhika Menon 
(d) Captain Vishal Singh
(e) None of the above

Q9. Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who was awarded the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation recently, is a minister in-
(a) Iran
(b) UAE
(c) Saudi Arabia
(d) Bahrain
(e) Kuwait

Q10. India has successfully test-fired indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile from Odisha coast. The missiles have a strike range of-
(a) 700 km
(b) 350 km
(c) 1000 km
(d) 1500 km
(e) 100 km

Q11. India and ___________ has signed a Joint Declaration in New Delhi for implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information between two countries in respect of accounts of Indians held abroad. 
(a) Russia
(b) Singapore
(c) Myanmar
(d) Switzerland
(e) France

Q12. Name the acclaimed physicist and ex-ISRO chief Professor, who had played a prominent role in the development of science and technology in the country over the last five decades has passed away recently?
(a) Leonard Cohen
(b) MGK Menon  
(c) Ram Naresh Yadav
(d) Denton Cooley
(e) S K Sinha 

Q13. Who has been elected as the new President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for the year 2017?
(a) Dr Jyotsna Suri 
(b) Bansi dhar
(c) Sudhir Jalan
(d) Harshavardhan Neotia
(e) Pankaj R Patel

Q14. Name the officials of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), who have/has been elected as chairpersons of IOSCO panels?
(a) Parmod Kumar Nagpal  
(b) Amarjeet Singh 
(c) Pankaj R Patel
(d) Both (a) and (b)
(e) Both (a) and (c)

Q15. Name the Veteran carnatic musician, who had passed away in Chennai recently?
(a) M Balamuralikrishna
(b) Mehar Mittal 
(c) Pandit Amaradeva
(d) Mangat Ram Sharma 
(e) None of the above

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