Monday, 13 June 2016

Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI Exams




1. India will host the ________ annual summit of BRICS from October 15-16 in Goa in it's capacity as chair of the influential bloc comprising five countries with 42 per cent of the world population and combined GDP of over US$ 16 trillion.
Third
Fifth
Sixth
Tenth
Eighth


2. The World Trade Centre (WTC) is set to hold it's second Make in India programme on ‘Microfinance: A Game Changer for Financial Inclusion’ here on June 24 in which of the following place?
Pune
Mumbai
New Delhi
Goa
Hyderabad

3. India, Japan and which of the following country kicked off their marine war games, Malabar Exercise, near South China Sea? The 8-day joint exercises will see in action over 100 aircraft and 22 naval ships including a nuclear submarine.
Germany
UK
USA
Russia
China

4. US President Barack Obama has approved new authorities for U.S. forces in which country that loosen restrictions over airstrikes and give US forces more flexibility in how they partner that country's troop?
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Syria
Jordan
None of the above

5. Union Urban Development Ministry has sanctioned how much rupees for development of Machilipatnam town in Andhra Pradesh under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme?
Rs 37.5 crore
Rs 67.7 crore
Rs 88.1 crore
Rs 64.3 crore
Rs 55.2 crore

6. Market regulator SEBI has put in place stricter KYC norms and disclosure regime for Participatory Notes. The aim is to make it tougher to use these offshore instruments without disclosing the money-trail and details of their users recently. Where is the headquarter of SEBI?
Mumbai
New Delhi
Chennai
Kolkata
Pune

7. India and which of the following organization agreed to resolve the outstanding issues for resumption of long-stalled negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement recently?
World Trade Organization (WTO)
European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
None of the above

8. Legendary ice hockey player Gordie Howe, who was nicknamed Mr. Hockey has died at the age of 88 recently. Which Country do he belongs to?
USA
Germany
Canada
Russia
France

9. President Pranab Mukherjee embarked on a six day three-nation tour to Ghana, Cotd’Ivory and Namibia. These countries are located in which of the following continents?
Asia
Africa
Europe
Australia
Antarctica

10. The Centre has approved projects worth over how much for developing Ramayana, Krishna and Buddhist circuits in Uttar Pradesh recently?
Rs 5000 crore
Rs 800 crore
Rs 1300 crore
Rs 300 crore
None of the above

11. Shiyal bet - off Gujarat coast having about 800 households with a population of 6,000, was lit up, after the Gujarat Chief Minister inaugurated the sub-sea marine cable power supply project in Arabian sea off Pipavav Port in Amreli district. Who is the present CM of Gujarat?
Anandiben Patel
Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Vasundhara Raje Scindia
Devendra Fadnavis
Parkash Singh Badal

12. Veteran theatre personality Achyut Lahkar known as the father of the Bhramyaman or Mobile Theatre of ________ passed away recently.
Bihar
Maharashtra
Assam
Kerala
Tamil Nadu

13. Name the ace Indian shuttler, who has lifted the Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament title. In the final match played at Sydney he/she defeated Chinese Sun Yu to claim her first title of year 2016.
Pullela Gopichand
Srikanth Kidambi
PV Sindhu
Saina Nehwal
None of the above

14. K Chandrashekhar Rao, the Chief Minister of which state has ordered to set up a 'Pharma City' on 12,500 acres of land in Rangareddy and Mahbubnagar districts?
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Karnataka

15. Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first athlete from a team sport in almost 20 years to top Forbes annual list of the World's Highest-Paid Athletes. He belongs to which of the following country?
Portugal
Germany
Argentina
UK
None of the above

16. Railway Minister has flagged off Champaran Satyagrah Express train at a function in Motihari, Bihar. This train will run between Bapudham, Motihari to Anand Vihar, Delhi. Who is the present Railway Minister of India?
Arun Jaitley
Rajnath Singh
Ravi Shankar Prasad
Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
Radha Mohan Singh

17. The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. The World Day Against Child Labour is celebrated each year on?
June 19
June 12
June 15
June 10
None of the above

18. Insurance regulator IRDAI has ramped up new product clearances, signalling it's commitment to improve life insurance penetration in the country recently. Where is the headquarter of IRDAI?
New Delhi
Mumbai
Hyderabad
Kolkata
Lucknow

19. Which of the following state has claimed to become the first state in India to have an open government data portal?
Goa
Kerala
Bihar
Assam
Sikkim

20. The Indian unit of search giant Google Inc and which of the following Indian company have jointly launched ‘Internet Saathi’ program in Purulia district of West Bengal recently?
HCL
Tata Trusts
RIL
Wipro
None of the above

               







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