Current Affairs Based on “The Hindu” for IBPS Exams

Q1. J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare reviewed the National Leprosy Eradication Programme and pursuant to that, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the biggest LCDC in the country. LCDC stands for?
(a) Large Clean Detection Campaign 
(b) Little Case Detection Campaign 
(c) Leprosy Case Detection Campaign
(d) Leprosy Common Detection Clean
(e) Leprosy Case Department Campaign 

Q2. Which of the following Tennis players has set a new record of most number of Grand Slam matches wins? 
(a) Maria Sharapova
(b) Roger Federer
(c) Andy Murray
(d) Yaroslava Shvedova
(e) Serena Williams
Q3. In which state Nuakhai, the agrarian mass festival of is being celebrated recently? 
(a) Odisha
(b) Chhatisgarh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Bihar
(e) West Bengal
Q4. Rajasthan’s education department has partnered with US-based technology firm __________ to promote digital learning across the state using virtual digital room solutions.
(a) Dell
(b) Cisco
(c) Google
(d) IBM
(e) Microsoft
Q5. On the occasion of the 55th Teachers’ Day Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal has inaugurated Asia’s biggest digital library dedicated to the memory of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in ………….?
(a) Dibrugarh University
(b) Gauhati University
(c) IIT-Guwahati 
(d) NIT-Silchar
(e) None of the above
Q6. The United Kingdom (UK) has appointed an ambassador to ________ for the first time since 2011.
(a) Cuba
(b) Yemen
(c) Egypt
(d) Syria
(e) Iran
Q7. World’s oldest cricketer, Lindsay Tuckett, passed away in Bloemfontein at the age of 97. He played for which country?
(a) West Indies
(b) New Zealand
(c) Australia
(d) South Africa
(e) England
Q8. Name the young Indian racer, who created history by becoming the first Indian racer to win the Asian Karting Champion Championship recently?
(a) Ayan Mukhopadhyay
(b) Dhanraj Rana 
(c) Shahan Ali Mohsin 
(d) Dharmveer Kumar
(e) None of the above
Q9. India and _________ have expanded their Preferential Trade Agreement with both offering to lower or eliminate tariffs on a number of items traded with each other.
(a) Egypt
(b) Chile
(c) Russia
(d) Bhutan
(e) France
Q10. For the first time which of the following organisation will provide funds to the Central Government to fund irrigation projects?
(c) SEBI
(d) SBI
(e) RBI
Q11. Name the person who has become the first Asian to be awarded the prestigious “Heritage Heroes Award” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
(a) Bibhuti Lahkar
(b) Angelina Jolie
(c) Brigitte Bardo
(d) Arundhati Roy
(e) None of the above
Q12. Which of the following states declared Ankasamudra tank as a bird conservation reserve recently?
(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Odisha
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) Telangana
Q13. Name the bollywood actor, Who roped in as brand ambassador of Arunachal Pradesh.
(a) Amitabh Bachchan
(b) Kareena Kapoor
(c) John Abraham
(d) Priyanka Chopra
(e) Salman Khan
Q14. India’s batting maestro Virat Kohli held on to the number two position in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen released. Who is the number-one ranked ODI batsman?
(a) Joe Root, England
(b) AB de Villiers, South Africa
(c) Kane Williamson, New Zealand
(d) Shikhar Dhawan, India
(e) Steve Smith, Australia
Q15. Which among the following Information Technology (IT) majors has announced that it has partnered with Thanjavur-based Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) Deemed University to train over 2,000 teachers from Tamil Nadu on digital teaching methods, and also set up a teacher’s training centre at the varsity campus?
(a) TCS
(b) Wipro
(c) Infosys
(d) HCL
(e) Intel

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