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


Q1. Name the village, which has been adopted by SBI for driving the Aadhaar-based merchant payment initiative, recently?
(a) Rudrapur Village, Uttarakhand
(b) Andhratharhi village, Jharkhand
(c) Bela Village, Uttar Pradesh
(d) Barsam Village, Bihar
(e) Shirki village, Maharastra

Q2. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has inaugurated power projects worth over Rs52,000 crore across in the state. Akhilesh Yadav is the present Chief Minister of which of the following state?
(a) Bihar
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Other those the given options

Q3. How many companies get approved by the IRDA for the R3 application to open shops in India, recently?
(a) Five
(b) Two
(c) Four
(d) Twelve
(e) One

Q4. Name the player, who has ended the year on a high by bagging the National title in 6-red snooker, the shorter format of the game?
(a) Aditya Mehta
(b) Chitra Magimairaj
(c) Subhash Agarwal
(d) Pankaj Advani
(e) Anuja Thakur

Q5. Name the co-artist, who was in the team that sketched the national emblem ‘Lion Capital of Ashoka’ and decorated the pages of the Constitution’s manuscript, died at the age of 89 in Indore recently?
(a) Mangesh Reddy
(b) Dinanath Bhargava
(c) Anuj Kumar Misra
(d) Ratneshwar Prasad
(e) Other those the given options

Q6. India has tested its ___________ intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in its final operational configuration from Wheeler Island off Odisha , paving the way for its eventual induction into the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) after user-trials.
(a) Agni-V
(b) Prithvi-IV
(c) Pawan-I
(d) Aakash-II
(e) Garud- VII

Q7. Which of the following state has launched 25 bio-diesel buses recently?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Gujarat
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Kerala

Q8. How much amount the central government has released for the multipurpose  Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh?
(a) Rs.21,345 crore
(b) Rs.12,247 crore
(c) Rs.1,982 crore
(d) Rs.4,230 crore
(e) Rs.6,100 crore

Q9. Name the city, which is the first to organised Digi Dhan Mela to promote cashless transactions?
(a) Surat, Gujarat
(b) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
(c) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
(d) Gurugram, Haryana
(e) Patiala, Punjab

Q10. Name the person, who has resigned from the Rajya Sabha citing health issues recently?
(a) Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
(b) Mary Kom
(c) Javed Akhtar
(d) Sachin Tendulkar
(e) Mithun Chakraborty

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