Monday, 11 July 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For SBI/IBPS Exams

1. As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” and “Start-up India” moves, which state has announced new policy for promotion of Information Technology(IT) and Electronic Start-Ups, envisaging setting up of 50 incubators to provide leadership and facilities to 2,000 start-ups over the next five years recently?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Rajasthan
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Gujarat 
e) Maharashtra

2. According to 2016 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) India has jumped 13 positions from last year to rank _______ among 30 developing countries this year on ease of doing business. 
a) Third
b) Fourth
c) Seventh
d) Tenth
e) Second 

3. The Indian government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed an agreement for $200 million loan to upgrade 176-km roads in which of the following states?
a) Bihar
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Jharkhand 
d) Uttar Pradesh
e) None of the above

4. Who is sworn in as Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Puducherry recently?
a) Kiran Bedi 
b) V Narayanasamy
c) J Jayalalithaa
d) Sarbananda Sonowal
e) Pinarayi vijayan 

5. Name the India's first Mr. Universe who has passed away in Kolkata recently?
a) Manohar Aich 
b) Thakur Anoop Singh
c) Rahul Rajasekharan 
d) Sachin Khurana
e) None of the above

6. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Afghanistan in order to open a much-hyped hydroelectric dam. The project has been in work for decades. What is the name of this dam?
a) Vishnuprayag
b) Salma Dam 
c) Banqiao Dam
d) Srisailam Dam
e) Mangla Dam

7. India and Qatar sign how many agreements to boost bilateral ties during Indian Prime Minister's visit to Qatar recently?
a) Five
b) Twelve
c) Twenty
d) Ten
e) Seven 

8. Taking a cue from the ‘Green Initiative’ of the Indian cricket board, which of the following National Cricket Club (NCC) initiated 'Cricket for Environment', a programme for planting saplings and distribution of bins for waste?
a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Kolkata 
d) Bengaluru
e) Mohali

9. Spain's _______________ beat world number one Serena Williams in straight sets to win her first Grand Slam title at the French Open.
a) Maria Sharapova
b) Martina Hingis
c) Angelique Kerber
d) Garbine Muguruza 
e) Steffi Graf

10. Which state government and Tata Trust (TT) have signed an agreement on implementing interventions in healthcare areas like nutrition, mental health and cancer care in the state recently?
a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Gujarat
d) Maharashtra
e) Madhya Pradesh 

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