Current Affairs Quiz For BOB/IBPS Exams

Q1. Amazon Web Services has launched its first data centre at which place in India. The data centre is part of its $5-billion investment in the country?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Chennai
(e) Mumbai

Q2. The Union government has appointed __________ as the Chief Executive Officer of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) Ltd.
(a) Sujoy Bose
(b) Ashok Lavasa
(c) NS Vishwanathan 
(d) Gaurav Shah
(e) None of the above
Q3. Which of the following state government has launched a new scheme Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana  with an aim to provide education loan at 1 % interest to students for pursuing higher studies recently?
(a) Bihar
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Chhatisgarh
(d) Odisha
(e) Rajasthan
Q4. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has cleared the appointment ___________ as the new deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Vishwanathan will succeed HR Khan whose term ends this week.
(a) Arvind Subramanian
(b) Ratan P Watal
(c) NS Vishwanathan
(d) LC Goyal
(e) None of the above
Q5. Name the Indian social entrepreneur who has been named among 10 “champions and pioneers” by United Nation chief Ban Ki-moon under the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative that calls on companies to align with universal principles of human rights, environment and anti-corruption.
(a) Zubaida Bai
(b) Malala Yousafzai
(c) Taslima Nasrin
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above
Q6. Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football. He played for which country?
(a) Russia
(b) USA
(c) Argentina
(d) Brazil
(e) Chile
Q7. Which of the following state government has declared that all natural calamities including unseasonal heavy rain, lightning, Loo and storm etc will be treated as state disaster?
(a) Odisha
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Bihar
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat
Q8._____________ transformation into a global R&D hub is epitomised by the strides the country is making in attracting R&D investments in the electronics and IT segment, beating the likes of US and Germany.
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) India
(d) France
(e) None of the above
Q9. Majuli is to become India’s first river island district by August this year. At present the island  is a sub-division under Jorhat district in which of the following state?
(a) Assam
(b) West Bengal
(c) Tripura
(d) Bihar
(e) Jharkhand
Q10. The ______________ got the Cabinet approval, paving the way for auction of 100 prospective mineral blocks and boosting the country’s mining potential.
(a) Aadhaar Bill
(b) The National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP)
(c) child protection policy
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above
Q11. Minister of Human Resource and Development Smriti Irani is launching the teacher education portal ___________ for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) in New Delhi on 30th June 2016.
(a) Prashikshak
(b) Shikshak
(c) Adhyapak Samvarg
(d) Masterjee 
(e) None of the above
Q12. Central government announced an overall increase of 23.5 per cent for over one crore government employees and pensioners in line with the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations, which left most services dissatisfied. The hikes will come with the August paychecks and be paid with effect from ………….?
(a) September 1, 2016
(b) January 1, 2016
(c) January 1, 2017
(d) April 1, 2016
(e) June 1, 2017
Q13. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approval of road projects in which of the following two states recently and this project will help improve the infrastructure and connectivity in these states?
(a) Bihar and West Bengal
(b) Jharkhand and Haryana
(c) Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan and Gujarat
(e) Odisha and Punjab
Q14. Washington DC-based the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cleared the payment of how much for Pakistan recently?
(a) $501 million
(b) $4501 million
(c) $7501 million
(d) $2501 million
(e) $1501 million
Q15. An Australia-based construction giant has cracked a deal worth $169.5 million with Indian company to build a retail and hospitality development project in which place?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Pune
(c) Mumbai
(d) Kolkata
(e) Hyderabad

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