Friday, 22 July 2016

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

Q1. India and Bangladesh has opened the newly constructed modern integrated check-post at Petrapole-Benapole point of the India-Bangladesh border in...............?
a) Bihar
b) West Bengal
c) Tripura
d) Sikkim
e) Assam

Q2. India and which of the following countries have signed a Social Security Agreement (SSA) that will come into force on 1st October 2016 recently?
a) Germany
b) Russia
c) France
d) Bangladesh
e) Japan

Q3. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of _______________ Confederation for cooperation in skill development.
a) USA
b) Canada
c) Switzerland
d) Japan
e) Mongolia 

Q4. To boost tourism across the nation, the Ministry of Tourism has approved project worth how much crore for development of Krishna and Heritage circuit of State of Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme?
a) Rs 275 Crore
b) Rs 500 Crore
c) Rs 450 Crore
d) Rs 1000 Crore
e) Rs 150 Crore

Q5. Seven Indian companies have made it to the latest Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest corporations in terms of revenue. Which company has topped the global rankings?
a) IBM
b) Walmart
c) Microsoft
d) Google
e) Pepsico

Q6. On the third day of Parliament’s monsoon session, the Union Cabinet gave its approval for establishment of a new All India Institute Medical Science (AIIMS) in which of the following cities?
a) Darbhanga, Bihar
b) Jodhpur, Rajasthan
c) Nainital, Uttarakhand
d) Malda, West Bengal
e) Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Q7. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a plan to set up a 1,980 MW thermal power plant at Ghatampur in which state?
a) Bihar
b) West Bengal
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh
e) Maharashtra

Q8. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and which of the following countries for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Digital Economy has been apprised by the Union Cabinet?
a) South Sudan
b) Mangolia
c) UAE
d) Tunisia
e) Bhutan

Q9. Which of the following north eastern states has been issued to the meritorious students and the Central government has directly deposited the amount to the respective account of the students to boost education and development of the tribal section of society?
a) Assam
b) Meghalaya
c) Tripura
d) Nagaland
e) Mizoram

Q10. Which company has bagged $1.6 billion (Rs. 10,752 crore) engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from the world’s largest oil firm, Saudi Aramco, for the development of the second phase of Hasbah Offshore Gas field located off the coast of Saudi Arabia?
b) IOC
c) Ambuja Cement
d) Larsen and Toubro (L&T)
e) None of the above 

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