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

Q1. In a landmark judgement, the High Court lifted the ban imposed on women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali dargah in……………….?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mumbai
(c) Kolkata
(d) Hyderbad
(e) Patna

Q2. Women and Child Development Minister _____________ launched Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses, POCSO e-box, in New Delhi recently. 
(a) Pankaja Munde
(b) Smriti Zubin Irani
(c) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
(d) Sushma Swaraj
(e) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

Q3. RBI has asked banks to provide loans to women self-help groups in rural areas at how much per cent per annum, as per the government’s revised guidelines for the current financial year.?
(a) 3 per cent
(b) 15 per cent
(c) 7 per cent
(d) 12 per cent
(e) 11 per cent

Q4. By the US multinational banking firm Goldman Sachs, Indian economy is likely to grow _________ in this year 2016-17, growth in the current fiscal driven by better monsoon, government pay hike, key reforms and FDI inflows.
(a) 7.9%
(b) 7.2%
(c) 7.7%
(d) 7.3%
(e) 7.1%

Q5. Name the person, who will be rewarded as Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award?
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Milkha Singh
(c) Prakash Padukone
(d) Dungdung
(e) Sushil Kumar Singh

Q6. Which of the following private sector banks has tied up with IBM to use its Cloud commerce solutions to transform customer engagements and enhance its cross-sell platforms?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) IDFC Bank
(e) IndusInd Bank

Q7. The Union cabinet approved an MoU with ____________ for cooperation in the field of traditional systems of medicine recently.
(a) South Sudan
(b) Japan
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Myanmar
(e) Bhutan

Q8. Central Tool Room and Training Centre (CTTC), Bhubaneswar, has signed an agreement with ___________ for technology transfer and a contract for supply of spacecraft component.
(b) RBI
(c) ISRO
(e) DRDO

Q9. The SAARC Finance Ministers’ meeting begins in _______________ without minister-level participation from a number of countries recently.
(a) Colombo, Sri Lanka
(b) Islamabad, Pakistan
(c) Kabul, Afghanistan
(d) New Delhi, India
(e) Kathmandu, Nepal

Q10. Which of the following organizations has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) for promoting renewable energy recently?
(a) Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)
(b) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
(c) Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)
(d) The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India ( ASSOCHAM)
(e) None of the above

Q11. Which of the following countries will host the 1st BRICS Film Festival from September 2 to 6?
(a) China
(b) Brazil
(c) South Africa
(d) Russia
(e) India

Q12. Which of the following Public sector Banks has plans to raise Rs. 750 crore by issuing Basel III compliant bonds recently?
(a) Indian Overseas Bank
(b) Bank of Baroda
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Union Bank of India
(e) State Bank of India

Q13. Name the Scientific Adviser, who to the Defence Minister and DRDO’s DG (Missiles & Strategic Systems), was conferred the first IEI-IEEE Award for engineering excellence 2015. 
(a) Padmanabhan Balaram
(b) Srikumar Banerjee
(c) G Satheesh Reddy
(d) MGK Menon
(e) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Q14. Who has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the second time?
(a) Dani Alves
(b) Neymar
(c) Zinedine Zidane
(d) Cristiano Ronaldo
(e) Lionel Messi

Q15.  Who has ppointed as Executive Director of Corporation Bank for a period of three years? 
(a) V Sheshadri
(b) V P Singh Badnore
(c) Navtej Sarna
(d) Arun Srivastava
(e) Gopal Murli Bhagat