Thursday, 16 June 2016

Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI/IBPS Exams

1. Union Cabinet has cleared the new Civil Aviation Policy with an aim to increase regional air connectivity, and ease rules for airlines to fly overseas. Who is the present union minister for civil aviation?
Bandaru Dattatreya
Jitendra Singh
Dharmendra Pradhan
Ashok Gajapathi Raju
None of the above

2. A small Florida bank will issue the first US credit card intended for use in _________ and make it easier for Americans to travel and work on an island largely cut off from the US financial system.

3. The Ministry for New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) launched a scheme for setting up __________ MW of wind power projects connected to the transmission network of Central Transmission Utility to provide wind power to non-windy states at a price discovered through a transparent bidding process recently?
200 MW
500 MW
1500 MW
2000 MW
1000 MW

4. Who won the Canadian Grand Prix after a tense strategic battle with Sebastian Vettel's revived Ferrari in the final race held in Montreal, Canada?
Sebastian Vettel
Nico Rosberg
Lewis Hamilton
Kevin Magnussen
None of the above

5. Who of the following became the fourth wicketkeeper in the world to reach 350 dismissals in One-day Internationals recently?
MS Dhoni, India
Jos Buttler, England
Luke Ronchi, New Zealand
Quinton de Kock, South Africa
None of the above

6. Public Sector Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned 195 MW unit at?
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Pune, Maharashtra
Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Hyderabad, Telangana
Muzaffarpur, Bihar

7. A cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the takeover by State Bank of India (SBI) of several subsidiaries recently. Who is the present Chairman of SBI?
Naina Lal Kidwai
Chanda Kochhar
Shikha Sharma
Arundhati Bhattacharya
Nita Ambani

8. Name the US translator who has passed away recently?
Carol Baker
Alexis John
Gregory Rabassa
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
None of the above

9. Closed Reduction Internal Fixation (CRIF) the majority stakeholder of CRIF High Mark Credit Information Services, announced the launch of a new centre for predictive analytics and decision solutions in?
New Delhi

10. The Centre has decided to import pulses from Myanmar and Africa to beef up buffer stocks to check it's price rise. The government also decided to enhance the buffer stock of pulses from 1.5 lakh tonnes to ............?
8 lakh tonnes
5 lakh tonnes
4 lakh tonnes
3 lakh tonnes
None of the above


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