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

Q1. Sunderlal Patwa, who passed away recently, was the former Chief Minister of which state?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Rajasthan
(c) West Bengal
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Uttarakhand

Q2. Government of India has launched Swachh Swasth Sarvatra initiative, aiming at strengthening health centres in open defecation-free blocks. Who is the present union Health and Family Welfare Minister?
(a) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(b) Sushma Swaraj
(c) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(d) Smriti Zubin Irani
(e) Dr Harsh Vardhan

Q3. Who has been replaced Najeeb Jung as the next Delhi Lt Governor?
(a) Shesh Pal Vaid
(b) Viral Acharya
(c) Suresh Kalmadi
(d) Girija Vaidyanathan
(e) Anil Baijal

Q4. which among the following banks has launched Qualified institutional placement (QIP) to raise Rs 599.88 crore recently?
(a) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
(b) South Indian Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) Other than the given options

Q5. Which among the following two States of India has signed an agreement to assist it compile a centralised database of its population to ensure efficient and effective implementation of welfare programmes?
(a) Bihar and Rajasthan
(b) Haryana and Andhra Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra and Assam
(d) West Bengal and Kerala
(e) Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh

Q6. Name the public sector bank, which has signed an agreement with Heritage Foods Ltd (HFL) to provide dairy loans to farmers through the lender’s branches across the country?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) Indian Overseas Bank
(d) Central Bank of India
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q7. Coca-Cola India has signed Bollywood actor ________________ as brand ambassador for its Thums Up brand. 
(a) Akshay Kumar
(b) Salman Khan
(c) Priyanka Chopra
(d) Ranveer Singh
(e) Other than the given options

Q8. Who has been appointed as the new J&K police chief after the succeed of DGP K Rajendra?
(a) Anurag Singh Thakur
(b) Sameer Kumar Misra
(c) Dr Shesh Pal Vaid
(d) Sushant Reddy
(e) Mohan Pal Singh

Q9. In which among the following Indian cities, Chinese e-retail giant Alibaba has made investments in India’s Snapdeal and Paytm is setting up its first office?
(a) Thiruvananthapuram
(b) Mumbai 
(c) Lucknow
(d) Ahmedabad
(e) New Delhi

Q10. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked lenders to provide borrowers 90 days for repayment of housing, car, farm and other loans worth up to ___________ rupees, saying that the dispensation will apply to dues payable between 1st November and 31st December.
(a) One crore rupees
(b) Fifty crore rupees
(c) Twenty crore rupees
(d) Ten Lakh rupees
(e) Other than the given options

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