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


Q1. With several high-ticket alleged frauds like Vijay Mallya loan default case coming to fore, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has now made it mandatory for the public sector banks to report to it all such matters involving funds over .......?
(a) Rs ten crore
(b) Rs one crore
(c) Rs five crore
(d) Rs twenty crore
(e) Rs fifty crore

Q2. Union Government notifies rules for Real Estate Act for five Union Territories (UTs). Which of the following UT is not part of the notification?
(a) Daman and Diu
(b) Lakshadweep
(c) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(d) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(e) New Delhi

Q3. The EU and Canada signed a free trade deal on 31st October 2016 that was almost derailed last week by objections from French-speaking Belgians , exposing the difficulties of securing agreement from 28 member states as Britain prepares for Brexit talks. Who is the present Prime Minister of Canada?
(a) Alexis Tsipras
(b) Malcolm Turnbull
(c) Justin Trudeau
(d) Michel Temer
(e) Theresa May

Q4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated Chhattisgarh's _______ foundation day celebrations in Naya Raipur recently. 
(a) 16th
(b) 17th
(c) 18th
(d) 19th
(e) 20th

Q5. Name the Twitter's India head, who helped popularise the adoption of the micro-blogging website among government departments to respond to citizen queries, has quit the company.
(a) Sunil Mittal 
(b) Ajay M Gondane
(c) Sushil Chandra 
(d) Rishi Jaitly
(e) Karnal Singh

Q6. Which state has become the third Open Defecation Free (ODF) state in the country?
(a) Kerala
(b) Punjab
(c) Haryana 
(d) Assam
(e) Jharkhand

Q7. State-run NHPC has announced commission of a 50 MW wind power project in which state?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan 
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Punjab

Q8. Team India’s limited-overs cricket skipper ___________ remains the most valued Indian athlete in 2016. 
(a) Yuvaraj Singh
(b) Suresh Raina
(c) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(d) Virat Kohli
(e) Shikhar Dhawan

Q9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ________________ in Chhattisgarh that would provide solar powered irrigation pumps to farmers at a subsidized price.
(a) Mukhya Uddeshay Yojana
(b) Jeevan Sarv Yojana
(c) Sarv Sundar Yojana
(d) Saur Sujala Yojana
(e) None of the above

Q10. Name the person, who took over as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently?
(a) Atulesh Jindal
(b) Vijai Sharma 
(c) K V Chowdary
(d) Rani Singh Nair
(e) Sushil Chandra

Q11. Which among the following banks has launched a credit facility against home loans for salaried customers. The Home Overdraft facility will enable a salaried customer to seek loans up to Rs. 1 crore for personal needs against his/her property?
(a) Axis Bank 
(b) Indian Bank
(c) Bandhan Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) ICICI Bank

Q12. Name the player, who was selected 11th in the fourth Round of the NBA D-League Draft held in New York?
(a) Preet Kumar
(b) Sanjay Sharma
(c) Shuham Aggarwal
(d) Palpreet Singh
(e) Satnam Singh

Q13. Name the player, who has won the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix?
(a) Jenson Button
(b) Jules Bianchi
(c) Lewis Hamilton 
(d) Nico Rosberg 
(e) Sebastian Vettel

Q14. In a bid to boost ties with India, which country has announced 19 grants worth $6,30,000 dollars for several projects in the field of education, science, sports, arts and culture?
(a) France
(b) Australia
(c) Russia
(d) Germany
(e) USA

Q15. Who has been appointed as a brand ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission?
(a) Bindeshwar Pathak
(b) Sulabh Mishra
(c) Anush Tripathi
(d) Kamlesh Thakur
(e) Vindeshwari Jha


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