Current Affairs Based on “The Hindu” for RBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. The Reserve Bank would transfer to the central government its surplus profit of how many crores, which is marginally lower than the amount given last year?
(a) Rs 65,876 crore
(b) Rs 45,700 crore
(c) Rs 85,876 crore
(d) Rs 95,355 crore
(e) Rs 75,874 crore

Q2. Which of the following states has become the first state to ratify the GST bill passed by the Parliament?
(a) Bihar
(b) Assam
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Goa
(e) Kerala
Q3. Union Information & Broadcasting Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated the Independence Day Film Festival in……..
(a) Goa
(b) Shimla
(c) New Delhi
(d) Mumbai
(e) Hyderabad
Q4. Microsoft has announced the appointment of ________ as the new Managing Director (MD) of its India Research Lab based in Bengaluru.
(a) Evan Doll 
(b) Birender Singh Yadav
(c) Bill Maris
(d) Sriram Rajamani
(e) Rajeev Krishnan
Q5. Recently, Which of the following states has inaugurated city’s first Sewa Kendra at Ladhewali, where people will be able to avail 243 services under one roof ?
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Assam
(d) West Bengal
(e) Punjab
Q6. Which of the following private sector banks has announced the availability of Flipkart’s mobile site in its mobile banking app to gives the customer a secure in-app shopping environment ?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) Bandhan Bank
(d) IDFC Bank
(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank
Q7. Who has been appointed  the next High Commissioner of India to the West Africa’s Republic of Ghana?
(a) Sriram Rajamani 
(b) Akhil Joshi
(c) Rajeev Krishnan
(d) Birender Singh Yadav
(e) None of the above
Q8. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned how much crores to the Punjab government?
(a) Rs 91.10 crore 
(b) Rs 65.37 crore  
(c) Rs 26.06 crore 
(d) Rs 84.25 crore 
(e) Rs 95.05 crore 
Q9. Which of the following two private sector banks have tied up with two entities with a large customer base, thereby getting access to that customer base, to offer ‘nano loans’ and better online shopping experience?
(a) HDFC Bank and Axis Bank
(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank and Axis Bank
(c) ICICI Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank 
(d) Bandhan Bank and IDFC Bank
(e) AXIS Bank and HDFC Bank 
Q10. National Collateral Management Services (NCML) has tied up with ___________ to provide funding for farmers and traders against their commodities stored at its warehouses. NCML works in partnership with over 60 leading banks and financial institutions in 11,000 warehouses across the country.
(a) Syndicate Bank
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) Corporation Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Bank of Baroda