Tuesday, 26 July 2016

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

Q1. The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of five crore rupees on which of the following Banks after it found irregularities in the 6,100-crore rupees scam that was unearthed last year?
a) State Bank of India
b) Bank of Baroda
c) Union Bank of India
d) Punjab National Bank
e) IDBI Bank Ltd

Q2. Which of the following companies has announced an agreement to buy Yahoo Inc for about $5 billion?
a) Facebook
b) IBM
c) Microsoft
d) Verizon Communications
e) None of the above

Q3. Which country has  recently unveiled AG600, the world's largest aircraft which can land on both water and land and can be used to fight forest fires and perform marine rescues?
a) China
b) UK
c) UAE
d) Russia
e) USA

Q4. Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned 25 projects under the Swadesh Darshan scheme worth __________ so far to 21 States and Union Territories since it's launch in January 2015.
a) Rs. 3850 Crore
b) Rs. 1200 Crore
c) Rs. 2048 Crore
d) Rs. 6675 Crore
e) None of the above

Q5. Terming the filming and uploading of a video on the social media by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Bhagwant Mann as a “serious breach of security”, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan set up a nine-member panel to probe into the issue and submit its report latest by August 3. The probe committee will be headed by............?
a) Meenakshi Lekhi
b) Bhartuhari Mahtab
c) K C Venugopal
d) Anandrao Adsul
e) Kirit Somaiya

Q6. Which of the following online marketplace companies has surpassed Flipkart as the preferred online retail destination for consumers in India’s metropolitan areas, according to Forrester’s Consumer Technographics Asia-Pacific Online Benchmark Survey, 2016?
a) Snapdeal
b) Jabong
c) eBay
d) Amazon
e) None of the above

Q7. Who won the Hungarian Grand Prix recently?
a) Nico Rosberg
b) Sebastian Vettel
c) Michael Schumacher
d) Jules Bianchi
e) Lewis Hamilton

Q8. Kolkata-based diversified conglomerate ITC Ltd, named _________  as Chief Operating Officer of the company, thereby, making clear his elevation as successor to chairman YC Deveshwar?
a) Sanjiv Puri
b) Naved Masood
c) Ganesh Singh
d) Hans Vestberg
e) Sanjiv Misra

Q9. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Agriculture Ministry in India launched the second phase of the 'feed the future India triangular training program’ that will provide specialised agriculture trainings to 1,500 professionals across ________and _________.
a) Africa, Europre
b) Asia, Australia
c) Africa, Asia
d) America, Europe
e) None of the above

Q10. Railway passengers, booking tickets through the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website can avail a travel accident cover of how much rupees at a premium of one rupee from September, 2016?
a) 1 lakh rupees
b) 10 lakh rupees
c) 20 lakh rupees
d) 15 lakh rupees
e) 5 lakh rupees


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