Current Affairs Questions (based on The Hindu) for RRB Mains 2016



Q1. Name the country, which has removed an “undeclared” ban on import of ginned cotton from India?
(a) Russia
(b) China
(c) Japan
(d) Italy
(e) Pakistan

Q2. Name of two banks, which are approved to merge into the biggest bank of all Gulf Countries with an asset of $ 178 billion?
(a) National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank 
(b) Arab Banking Corporation and First Gulf Bank
(c) Al Salam Bank and Arab Banking Corporation
(d) Islam Bank and National Bank of Abu Dhabi
(e) BNP Paribas and Islam Bank

Q3. Name  the 18th State, which has joined UDAY scheme?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Bihar

Q4. Name the mission, launched by kerala to focus on sanitation, water conservation, environmental protection and promotion of agriculture?
(a) Hari Haran Mission
(b) Kerala Klyan Mission
(c) Haritha Keralam Mission
(d) Hari Yojna Mission
(e) Keralam Klyan Mission

Q5. Name the website, which has launched by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu  to develop the Indian Railways in terms of service in travelling and freight across the country?
(a) www.nationalrailplan.in
(b) www.railyatra.com
(c) www.mangalyatra.in
(d) www.trainfriehtservice.com
(e) www.happytravelling.in

Q6. Who has been appointed as a Non-Executive Chairperson, of IDFC Bank recently?
(a)  Veena Mankar
(b)  Indra Nooyi
(c)  Arunadhati Bhattachariya
(d)  Chanda Kochhar
(e)  Kiran Bedi

Q7. Name the book, which is topped by Amazon’s best-selling books of 2016?
(a) Ramayan 
(b) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
(c) Chankya Neti 
(d) Two State’s
(e) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Q8. Name the astronaut, who is dead recently and also the first american astronaut to orbit the earth?
(a) John Cena
(b) Edward Steffin
(c) Michael Blaier
(d) Steve Jones
(e) John Glenn 

Q9. Name the country, Which has signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement with India, Recently?
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c) Korea
(d) Russia
(e) Vietnam

Q10. In which city The 21st International Film Festival of Kerala began?
(a) Kochi
(b) Kollam District
(c) Alappuzha
(d) Thiruvananthapuram
(e) Tirur

Q11. Name the State, which has launched ‘Whistle Now’ app to fight against corruption?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Kerala

Q12. Name the channel, which has been launched to promote cashless transaction in rural areas?
(a) Digital Cash
(b) Cash no cash
(c) Digi Shala
(d) Digi Shula
(e) Digimon

Q13. Who has won the 2016 IBSF World Billiards?
(a) Peter Gilchrist
(b) Mike Sigel
(c) Luther Lassiter
(d) Ralph Greenleaf
(e) Rudolf Wanderone

Q14. On which date The Human Rights Day is observed?
(a) 11 December
(b) 10 December
(c) 09 December
(d) 11 November
(e) 11 October

Q15. On which date The International Anti-Corruption Day is observed?
(a) 6 December
(b) 12 December
(c) 9 December
(d) 1 December
(e) 31 December