Monday, 18 July 2016

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

1. Which state has given its nod to set up Happiness Department in the state recently? This department will work as knowledge resource centre on the subject of happiness.
a) Bihar
b) Rajasthan
c) Gujarat
d) Madhya Pradesh
e) Kerala

2. India has made a big leap of 11 places to occupy the 152nd spot in the latest world football rankings issued by FIFA, while which of the following countries remains on top?
a) Germany
b) Argentina
c) Italy
d) France
e) Spain

3. Which of the following states has launched the facility of virtual and digital classrooms across 32 ITIs in the state on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day (15th July)?
a) Rajasthan
b) Gujarat
c) West Bengal
d) Himachal Pradesh
e) Maharashtra

4. The country's first of its kind industrial park, exclusively for women entrepreneurs is launched in which of the following states?
a) Bihar
b) Kerala
c) Uttarakhand
d) West Bengal
e) None of the above

5. Who is sworn in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh marking the culmination of fast-paced political developments in this northeastern State?
a) Pema Khandu
b) Chowna Mein
c) PK Chamling
d) Tarun Gogai
e) Manik Sarkar

6. Which of the following private sector bank inaugurated an “all women branch” in Kolkata. This is the bank’s first such branch in this State?
a) ICICI Bank
b) HDFC Bank
c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
d) IDFC Bank
e) Axis Bank

7. Microsoft founder Bill Gates has pledged to invest how much US dollars over the next five years for Africa's development?
a) 30 billion
b) 25 billion
c) 15 billion
d) 10 billion
e) 5 billion

8. _____________ won the champion trophy in the 41st All India Electricity Board Kabaddi tournament held at Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu recently?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Uttarakhnad
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Haryana
e) Uttar Pradesh

9. Which of the following states has launched a live interactive programme, titled 'TalkToAK', aimed at directly engaging with the Delhiites, where people from across the country can ask questions over the phone, by sending text messages and through social media?
a) Punjab
b) Delhi
c) Haryana
d) Bihar
e) Kerala

10. Which of the following ministry has launched an e-marketplace for online purchase of goods and services by various central government ministries and departments which aimed at bringing in more transparency and streamlining the government procurement of goods and services?
a) Ministry of Commerce 
b) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
c) Ministry of Railways
d) Ministry of Food Processing Industries
e) None of the above

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