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

1. As expected, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept it's key rates unchanged in its second bi-monthly monetary policy for the year 2016-17 announced on 07th June in Mumbai. Who is the present governor of RBI?
R Gandhi
Raghuram Rajan
UK Sinha
TS Vijayan
RS Sharma

2. Indian tennis star __________ officially returned to top-10 in the ATP ranking doubles chart, securing a direct entry into the men's doubles event of the Rio Olympic Games recently.
Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes
Sania Mirza
Rohan Bopanna
None of the above

3. According to Forbes Magazine, which woman player has become the world's top paid sportswoman?
Maria Sharapova
Mithali Raj
Mary Kom
Zhuang Zedong
Serena Williams

4. Which of the following company launched it's cheapest hatchback car, redi-GO, with prices starting at Rs. 2.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) available in five variants?
Maruti Suzuki
Tata Motors
None of the above

5. Name the bollywood actress and producer who has been named the ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission’s youth-based Swachh Saathi (student internship) programme recently?
Dia Mirza
Aishwarya Rai
Priyanka Chopra

6. International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced recently that the junior men’s hockey World Cup will be hosted from December 8 to 18 at?
Lucknow, India
Tokyo, Japan
Beijing, China
New Delhi, India
London, UK

7. Which state government has launched Asia’s first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’ at the Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore?
Himachal Pradesh

8. Indian Olympic Association president ____________ has been awarded with the prestigious Olympic Order by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for his outstanding services to the Olympic movement.
Anurag Thakur
Sharad Pawar
N Ramachandran
All of the above
None of the above

9. Though with an upward bias, amid a sharper-than-anticipated upsurge in inflationary pressures due to food items and firming oil prices RBI retained January 2017 retail inflation target at how much percent ?
2 Per cent
6 Per cent
7 Per cent
5 Per cent
8 Per cent

10. Which of the following government has launched mobile application RajVayu for sharing information about air quality index?
Uttar Pradesh

11. Name the Software giant which has opened its first Cyber Security Engagement Centre in Gurugram to drive public-private partnerships to fight cybercrime, strengthen the cooperation with Indian businesses, government and academic organizations on cybersecurity, and increase its contribution towards securing Indian computer and internet users from cybercrime threats recently?
HCL Technologies