Thursday, 2 June 2016

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




1. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) has approved hike in the minimum support price(MSP) of paddy by Rs.60/- to how much per quintal for kharif season 2016-17?
Rs 1,470
Rs 1,460
Rs 1,480
Rs 1,410
None of the above

2. The UN children's agency, UNICEF, has decided to scale up operations in which of the following country to support twenty two thousand migrant children?
Thailand
Greece
South Sudan
Nauru
Somalia

3. Sri Lanka seamer _________ has announced his retirement from Tests to focus on limited-overs cricket recently.
Angelo Mathews
Lasith Malinga
Nuwan Kulasekara
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Dinesh Chandimal

4. The Government of India and the World Bank has signed how much US dollar grant agreement under the World Bank-Global Environment Facility(GEF) Programme for the Efficient and Sustainable City Bus Service Project?
39.2 million
10.2 million
20.2 million
9.2 million
19.2 million

5. Name the Bollywood comedian who has passed away recently.
Kader Khan
Paresh Rawal
Asrani
Anupam Kher
Razzak Khan

6. The New Development Bank(NDB) of the BRICS countries is set to issue its first yuan-denominated bonds with plans to release more bonds in local currencies including in Indian Rupee recently. Where is the headquarter of NDB?
New Delhi, India
Moscow, Russia
Pretoria, South Africa
Brasilia, Brazil
Sanghai, China

7. Name the company which has introduced 'No Cost EMI' option to make online shopping affordable for high end purchases.
Amazon
Snapdeal
Paytm
Flipkart
None of the above

8. Asia's largest tech trade show Computex has started at which of the following countries recently?
China
South Korea
Taiwan
India
Japan

9. Which government launched a mobile app(DVAT M SEWA) through which city traders can register themselves with the VAT?
Bihar
Delhi
Uttar Pradesh
Rajasthan
Uttarakhand

10. Which of the following Indian company will invest $16 million(about 108 crore) in US start-up San Diego-headquartered NetraDyne Inc, a tech start-up that is yet to commence commercial operations?
RIL
Tata Group
Wipro
ONGC
BHEL

11. The national policy for the micro, small and medium enterprises(MSMEs), which seeks to boost the overall growth of the sector, is expected to be released by the end of this year. Committee headed by former Cabinet Secretary?
TSR Subramanian
Alok Rawat
Shashank Shekhar Singh
Prabhat Kumar
None of the above

12. Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the world's longest, deepest tunnel officially opened in?
China
India
Germany
USA
Switzerland

13. India's growth rate is expected to hover near how much this year as well as next even as many emerging market economies continue to lose momentum by Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD) said in its Global Economic Outlook recently?
7.1%
7.3%
7.5%
7.7%
7.9%

               







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