Friday, 29 July 2016

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

Q1. Which of the following states has given a go-ahead to three Information Technology-enabled projects. These are, Survey Management System, Metadata Dashboard and Early Flood Warning Systems recently?
a) Assam
b) West Bengal
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Gujarat
e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q2. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed how much crore rupees penalty on 13 public and private sector banks for Foreign Exchange Management (FEMA) Act violations and Know your customer (KYC) lapses?
a) 17 crore rupees 
b) 37 crore rupees 
c) 27 crore rupees
d) 47 crore rupees 
e) 57 crore rupees 

Q3. Kolkata's football giants club East Bengal has announced that this year’s Bharat Gaurav award (Pride of India) will be conferred on legendary athlete.................?
a) Sachin Tendulkar
b) Saina Nehwal
c) Virat Kohli
d) Milkha Singh
e) Baichung Bhutia

Q4. Name the noted agricultural scientist who has passed away in Hyderabad following a brief illness?
a) Neelamraju Ganga Prasada Rao
b) Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
c) CNR Rao
d) Ashoke Sen
e) Jayant Narlikar

Q5. Name the eminent author and social activist, whose writings focused on the marginalised communities in the country and served as the voice of the oppressed, died after a multi-organ failure?
a) Jasodhara Bagchi
b) Mahasweta Devi
c) Sudha Murthy
d) V Urvashi Vaid
e) None of the above

Q6. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between India and which of the following countries to boost trade and business recently?
a) South Sudan
b) Bulgaria
c) Nepal
d) Russia
e) Cambodia

Q7. India has signed how much US dollar deal with US defence and aerospace major Boeing for procuring four long-range maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft, Poseidon-8I?
a) 7 billion 
b) 15 billion 
c) 5 billion 
d) 10 billion 
e) 1 billion

Q8. Life Insurance Corporation of India and which of the following private sector Banks signed a Memorandum of Understanding to distribute LIC’s multiple life insurance products to their customers?
a) ICICI Bank
b) HDFC Bank
c) Bandhan Bank
d) Axis Bank
e) Kotak Mahindra Bank 

Q9. RBI has imposed a penalty of how much crore on UCO Bank for contravention of its instructions relating to opening of current account and providing bill discounting facilities to account-holders without having any borrowing facility with the bank, resulting in siphoning of funds?
a) 3 crore
b) 20 crore
c) 1 crore
d) 10 crore
e) 7 crore

Q10. Which of the following Bank has launched a payment system at its ATMs which will allow the account holders to transfer the money by using the mobile phone number as an identifier?
a) ICICI Bank
b) State Bank of India
c) Punjab National Bank
d) Axis Bank
e) Indian Overseas Bank


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