Monday, 30 May 2016

Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI Exam and NABARD Exam




1. The National Green Tribunal has directed the East Coast Railway to pay how much for operating Jakhapura Railway Siding in Jajpur district without taking consent from the Odisha State Pollution Control Board?
Rs 10 lakhs
Rs 30 lakhs
Rs 70 lakhs
Rs 50 lakhs
Rs 90 lakhs


2. India and which of the following country have signed a pact to boost horticultural research in a bid to develop and deploy modern tools of plant biotechnology to improve crop productivity with a funding commitment of up to $ 6 million over a period of three years?
Russia
USA
France
Germany
Australia

3. Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister V Narayanasamy was unanimously elected Legislature Party leader and is all set to become the ______ Chief Minister of Puducherry.
10th
15th
30th
12th
None of the above

4. Name the IT services and solutions giant, which is all set to acquire UK based Target Group to strengthen its BFSI portfolio.
TCS
Infosys
Tech Mahindra
Wipro
HCL

5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off, the first ever direct train between Kamakhya in which of the following state to Katra – Vaishno Devi in Jammu & Kashmir that will connect the two pilgrim towns of Devi Peeth of Maa Kamakhya and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine?
Assam
West Bengal
Bihar
Uttar Pradesh
Jharkhand

6. The US President Barack Obama has become the first incumbent US president to visit the site of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. Hiroshima located at which of the following country?
South Korea
Thailand
Japan
China
None of the above

7. India, the world’s third largest steel producer was among the top 10 importers of the alloy last year as per the latest data by the global industry body World Steel Association (WSA). According to the WSA data, top importer is?
USA
European Union
China
South Korea
Germany

8. Who is appointed as India's head coach for Zimbabwe tour?
Ravi Shastri
Sachin Tendulkar
Rahul Dravid
Sourav Ganguly
Sanjay Bangar

9. Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers put up an incredible performance to ruin fairytale season beating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs in a high—octane summit clash walking away with their maiden Indian Premier League trophy in M Chinnaswamy Stadium located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Who got player of the series in IPL 2016?
AB de Villiers
David Warner
Ben Cutting
Virat Kohli
Chris Gayle

10. Seeking to woo investors from Asia’s second-biggest economy Finance Minister Arun Jaitley began a six-day Japan visit and met Masayoshi Son, CEO of Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group. Where is the capital of Japan?
Tokyo
Beijing
Bangkok
Seoul
None of the above

               







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