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


Q1. Mobile payment and e-commerce platform ____________ has announced a 100-member ‘merchant helpdesk’ and announcing that it will invest Rs 50 crore towards educating merchants on digital payments across the country.
(a) Airtel Money
(b) Mobikwik
(c) Alibaba
(d) Paytm
(e) Other than the given options

Q2. Name the actor, who has received an honorary doctorate from Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in Hyderabad for his extraordinary contribution in promotion of the Urdu language and culture through his films?
(a) Shahrukh Khan
(b) Ranveer Singh
(c) Amitabh Bachchan
(d) Salman Khan
(e) Aamir Khan

Q3. Who has been appointed by the Government of India as the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently? 
(a) Natarajan Chandrasekaran
(b) Bharat Narotam Doshi
(c) Viral Acharya
(d) Sudhir Mankad
(e) Anjuly Chib Duggal

Q4. Pune based public sector lender Bank of Maharashtra, has helped to make the village of Malangaon, in Sangli district, Maharashtra, a completely cashless village. Who is the present Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of Maharashtra?
(a) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(b) Ravindra Prabhakar Marathe
(c) PS Jayakumar
(d) Rakesh Sethi
(e) Melwyn O Rego

Q5. PM Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Char Dham highway development project. Char Dham Yatra is an annual pilgrimage to the shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri in which state? 
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Kerala
(c) Gujarat
(d) Maharashtra 
(e) Uttarakhand

Q6. Name the player, who has been named skipper of Cricket Australia’s ODI team of the year 2016.
(a) Imran Tahir
(b) Virat Kohli
(c) Babar Azam
(d) David Warner
(e) Steve Smith

Q7. The Centre has approved investments of Rs 266 cr in Delhi under the 2016-17 action plan in AMRUT scheme which is associated with-
(a) adult education
(b) skill India
(c) sanitation
(d) urban transformation
(e) Other than the given options

Q8. Name the State, which has launched Nagar Uday Abhiyan Scheme, recently?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q9. Indian Army has inked an agreement with ______________ to set up a research and development (R&D) cell at the IIT campus to identify problems and possible solutions for the Indian Army. 
(a) IIT-Gandhinagar
(b) IIT-Kanpur
(c) IIT-Delhi
(d) IIT-Mumbai
(e) IIT-Kharagpur

Q10. India has signed an agreement with Bhutan for assistance in green and sustainable construction of infrastructure in the Himalayan kingdom. What is capital of Bhutan?
(a) Colombo
(b) Beijing
(c) Thimphu
(d) Kathmandu
(e) Other than the given options

Q11. Name the North-eastern state, which will host the 2022 National Games coinciding with its 50 years of statehood.
(a) Assam
(b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Mizoram
(e) Sikkim

Q12. Eminent Rajasthani writer _____________ has been chosen for the 26th Bihari Puraskar, 2016 by the K K Birla Foundation.
(a) Satya Narayan
(b) Vishnu Sahai
(c) Devdhar Pradhan
(d) Keshrinath Tripathi
(e) Prashant Pandey

Q13. Name the Indian State, which has decided to set up pilot corridor for an innovative concept of ‘Caterpillar Train’?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Kerala
(c) Goa
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Haryana

Q14. Ana Ivanovic, the former world No.1 and 2008 French Open champion, has been retired from tennis recently. She is belongs to which country? 
(a) Russia
(b) China
(c) USA
(d) Serbia
(e) Other than the given options

Q15. Which among the following private sector banks has introduced a full-fledged NRI-focused mobile banking application called SIB Mirror+ across major mobile platforms.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) South Indian Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) Bandhan Bank

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