Wednesday, 29 June 2016

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




1. Amazon Web Services has launched its first data centre at which place in India. The data centre is part of its $5-billion investment in the country?
New Delhi
Bengaluru
Hyderabad
Chennai
Mumbai

2. The Union government has appointed __________ as the Chief Executive Officer of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) Ltd.
Sujoy Bose
Ashok Lavasa
NS Vishwanathan
Gaurav Shah
None of the above

3. Which of the following state government has launched a new scheme Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana with an aim to provide education loan at 1 % interest to students for pursuing higher studies recently?
Bihar
Jharkhand
Chhatisgarh
Odisha
Rajasthan

4. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has cleared the appointment ___________ as the new deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Vishwanathan will succeed HR Khan whose term ends this week.
Arvind Subramanian
Ratan P Watal
NS Vishwanathan
LC Goyal
None of the above

5. Name the Indian social entrepreneur who has been named among 10 "champions and pioneers" by United Nation chief Ban Ki-moon under the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative that calls on companies to align with universal principles of human rights, environment and anti-corruption.
Zubaida Bai
Malala Yousafzai
Taslima Nasrin
All of the above
None of the above

6. Which of the following country has banned its citizens from working in strife-torn Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya recently?
India
Nepal
Bhutan
China
Japan

7. India has been ranked ________ out of 130 countries on the World Economic Forum's Human Capital Index, which measures countries’ ability to nurture, develop and deploy talent for economic growth.
100th
115th
105th
118th
129th

8. Which of the following women’s team has claimed a record seventh International Hockey Federation (FIH) Champions Trophy title with a 2-1 win over reigning World and Olympic champions, the Netherlands recently?
Chile
Brazil
England
USA
Argentina

9. Washington DC-based the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cleared the payment of how much for Pakistan recently?
$501 million
$4501 million
$7501 million
$2501 million
$1501 million

10. An Australia-based construction giant has cracked a deal worth $169.5 million with Indian company to build a retail and hospitality development project in which place?
New Delhi
Pune
Mumbai
Kolkata
Hyderabad

               

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