Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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

Q1. Vice President Hamid Ansari has unveiled a stone statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Pethub Monastery in which of the following countries?
a) Somalia
b) Yemen
c) South Sudan
d) Russia
e) Mongolia

Q2. The government has released how much towards its co-contribution for Atal Pension Yojana for 2015-16?
a) Rs 500 crore
b) Rs 2000 crore
c) Rs 1500 crore
d) Rs 100 crore
e) Rs 1000 crore 

Q3. ______________ is ready to proceed with the final design and construction of its next Mars rover, targeted to launch in the year 2020, which will probe for evidence of past life on the red planet and help prepare for future manned missions.
d) All of the above
e) None of the above 

Q4. Which of the following companies has agreed to buy UK chip designer ARM Holdings PLC in $32.2 billion cash deal?
a) Google
b) SoftBank
c) Microsoft
d) Facebook
e) IBM 

Q5. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has called for a ban on all __________ competitors and officials at the upcoming Rio Olympics and other international sports.
a) German
b) Italian
c) Russian
d) American
e) Canadian

Q6. Which of the following private sector Banks has announced a 60 basis point (0.60 per cent) reduction in micro loan lending rates recently?
a) Kotak Mahindra Bank
b) South Indian Bank
c) Axis Bank
d) HDFC Bank
e) Bandhan Bank

Q7. Name the Indian boxing star who scaled a new high in his ever-soaring professional career as he clinched the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middle-weight title with a dominating win over former WBC European champion Kerry Hope.
a) Vikas Krishan Yadav
b) Shiva Thapa
c) Akhil Kumar
d) Vijender Singh
e) Mohammed Ali Qamar

Q8. Dabur - a leading ayurvedic FMCG firm has tied up with which company to unit Defense Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), Leh, to promote sustainable cultivation of high-altitude medicinal plants in Ladakh?
d) RIL
e) Airtel

Q9. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) gave immediate orders to ban diesel vehicles which are more than ______ years old in Delhi to deal with pollution in the national capital.
a) 5 years
b) 10 years
c) 20 years
d) 25 years
e) 30 years

Q10. Accourding to  Fitch, India’s economic growth rate is expected to accelerate to how much per cent in the current fiscal?
a) 7.7 per cent
b) 7.2 per cent
c) 7.5 per cent
d) 7.1 per cent
e) 7.4 per cent

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