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

Q1. India and _______________ have signed an agreement in the area of Maritime Transport to step up co-operation on the seas recently? 
(a) Syria
(b) France
(c) Bhutan
(d) Egypt
(e) Russia

Q2. The first BRICS film festival has begun in which of the following cities in India?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Bhopal
(c) Jaipur
(d) Goa
(e) Mumbai
Q3. Which among the following countries has celebrated its National Day on 02nd September, 2016?
(a) Taiwan
(b) Croatia
(c) Vietnam
(d) China
(e) Singapore
Q4. Name the Martial arts expert and actor, who will receive a lifetime achievement Oscar?
(a) Chow Yun-fat
(b) Guillaume Canet
(c) Jean Rochefort
(d) Tom Cruise
(e) Jackie Chan
Q5. Which of the following state governments has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ministry of civil aviation to develop 11 airports and airstrips to boost regional connectivity recently?
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Jammu and Kashmir
Q6. Name the veteran trade union leader, who has passed away recently in Mumbai.
(a) K K Sreedharan Nair
(b) Sharad Rao 
(c) Dinanath Pathy
(d) Subrata Banerjee
(e) None of the above
Q7. The Government has constituted an expert committee of 4 members to study the silt in the river. Who has been made Chairman of the committee?
(a) Nitish Kumar
(b) Dr Rajnish Ranjan
(c) SK Sahu
(d) AK Sinha
(e) None of the above
Q8. The country’s economy grew at ___________ in the April to June quarter of the current fiscal. 
(a) 7.1%
(b) 7.3%
(c) 7.5%
(d) 7.7%
(e) 7.9%
Q9. Who has been appointed ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur’ (Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour) for her outstanding contribution and dedication to Biosciences and Research field globally. 
(a) Chanda Kochhar
(b) Naina Lal Kidwai
(c) Indra Nooyi
(d) Nita Ambani
(e) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw 
Q10. Who has been re-appointed as Nepal’s ambassador to India. 
(a) Madhav Kumar Nepal
(b) Singha Durba
(c) Deep Kumar Upadhyay
(d) Mathabar Singh Thapa
(e) Damodar Pande
Q11. Which of the following private sector banks has launched ‘mVisa’, a mobile-based payment solution that will make payments at retail outlets much easier recently?
(a) South Indian Bank
(b) Bandhan Bank
(c) IDFC Bank
(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(e) DCB Bank
Q12. Which among the following public sector banks has launched USSD (unstructured supplementary service data) based ‘*99#’ mobile application on Play Store on Android platform? 
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) Canara Bank
(d) Union Bank of India
(e) State Bank of India
Q13. Noted Assamese poet, literary critic and author and winner of the Sahitya Akademi award ________________ passed away in Guwahati recently.
(a) Mamang Dai 
(b) Prasanta Das 
(c) Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya
(d) Lil Bahadur
(e) None of the above
Q14. Which among the following Electronics Inc has tied-up with Inc on smart-home services? 
(a) Videocon
(b) LG
(c) Samsung
(d) Sony
(e) Philips
Q15. Name the former Indian pacer, who has been made an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), becoming the 24th Indian cricketer to be bestowed the honour.
(a) Zaheer Khan
(b) Javagal Srinath
(c) Balwinder Singh Sandhu
(d) Rudra Pratap Singh
(e) None of the above

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