Current Affairs Questions (based on The Hindu) for IBPS RRB Mains 2016

Q1. Which among the Public sector banks has signed a corporate agency agreement with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance for the distribution of Bajaj Allianz’s general insurance products through its branches?
(a) Canara Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) State Bank of India
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Indian Overseas Bank

Q2. Who has been appointed as president of Hockey India with immediate effect? 
(a) Nitin Kumar
(b) Mariamma Koshy
(c) Cyrus Mistry
(d) Yudhvir Singh Malik 
(e) None of the above

Q3. __________  and Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have included ‘transgender as the third gender’ in the gender option along with male and female in the railway ticket reservation and cancellation forms.
(a) Indian Army
(b) Indian Airlines
(c) Indian Railways
(d) Indian Navy
(e) Indian Bus Service

Q4. The Indian Railways will soon introduce a system on its trains to reduce train accidents. The system is named
(a) Meghadoot
(b) E-Eye
(c) Sense
(d) Tri-Netra
(e) None of the above

Q5. Which country has lifted their first Davis Cup (Davis Cup, Tennis 2016) in a 3-2 victory over hosts Croatia in the final?
(a) Portugal
(b) England
(c) USA
(d) Germany
(e) Argentina

Q6. Indian Navy’s seventh landing craft utility (LCU) L-57 was launched by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) recently in-
(a) Goa
(b) Kandla
(c) Vishakhapatnam
(d) Mumbai
(e) Kolkata

Q7. Name the noted Marathi author and Sahitya Akademi awardee, who passed away recently in Pune?
(a) Madan Reddy
(b) Jaidev Kumar
(c) Suman Gautam
(d) Anand Yadav
(e) None of the above

Q8. Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has set up 2 advisory panels. Advisory committee on service providers consists of 9 members, the panel is lead by educationist _________ Corporate insolvency and liquidation panel is chaired by noted banker ___________. 
(a) Amitabh Kant, SS Mundra
(b) Omkar Goswami, Manohar Das
(c) Mohandas Pai, Uday Kotak
(d) Ashish Kumar Chauhan, M V Nair
(e) Anand Sinha, Bibek Debroy

Q9. Who has won the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open in Doha? 
(a) Gaurav Ghei
(b) Aditi Ashok
(c) Jyoti Randhawa
(d) Arjun Atwal
(e) Anirban Lahiri

Q10. Which among the following cities has overtaken Mumbai to become India's economic capital according to the economic entities globally in 2015?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Gurugram
(c) Kolkata
(d) Chennai
(e) Nagpur

Q11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the _____________ train between Gorakhpur and Delhi's Anand Vihar terminus from Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. 
(a) Humsafar
(b) Jeevan Tarang
(c) Saathi
(d) Mangalmay Yatra
(e) Sukhad Yatra

Q12. Name the Indian online transportation network company, which has tied up with lenders like State Bank of India (SBI) and Punjab National Bank (PNB) to set up mobile ATM in the cab to help people withdraw cash easily?
(a) Uber cabs
(b) Ola cabs
(c) Quick cabs
(d) Taxi cabs
(e) None of the above

Q13. Which among the following Indian Film has been invited by the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for a special screening at its headquarters in New York, USA?
(a) Kahani
(b) The Lunchbox
(c) Pink
(d) Queen
(e) Teen

Q14. Who has been appointed as the chief of Pakistan Army by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif?
(a) Gen Jamil Masud
(b) Gen Hilal-e-Imtiaz 
(c) Gen Raheel Sharif
(d) Gen Qamar Bajwa
(e) None of the above

Q15. Banking major HSBC has rolled out UPI solution for corporates in India. UPI stands for......?
(a) Unified Pick Interface
(b) Unified Payments International
(c) Unified Payments India
(d) Unique Payments Issue
(e) Unified Payments Interface

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