Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For SBI/IBPS Exams

1. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pardhan has said that Under the Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme more than 15 crore people have been benefited and government saved around .............. in the last two years?
a) Rs 72,400 crore 
b) Rs 52,500 crore 
c) Rs 84,700 crore 
d) Rs 22,000 crore
e) None of the above

2. Mexico support to India’s membership to the Nuclear Supplier Group and working towards elevating relationship from Privileged Partners to Strategic Partnership were two important outcomes of the bilateral talks held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mexican President. Who is the present president of Mexico?
a) Ollanta Humala
b) Enrique Pena Nieto
c) Yingluck Shinawatra
d) Rosen Plevneliev
e) None of the above

3. India has expressed concern over the continuous decline in contributions to the UN Development Programme(UNDP) at a time when the agency has to step up its activities and assist member states in their efforts to achieve the ambitious 2030 development agenda. Where is the headquarter of UNDP?
a) Paris, France
b) Nairobi, Kenya
c) Brussels, Belgium
d) Tokyo, Japan
e) New York, USA

4. Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for using a prohibited drug. She belongs to which of the following countries?
a) USA
b) France
c) Russia
d) Denmark
e) China

5. T S John has passed away at a hospital recently. He was the former assembly speaker of?
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu 
c) Karnataka
d) Bihar
e) Gujarat

6. India and which country have joined hands to start an observational campaign from June 8 to July end to better understand small-scale processes that drive monsoon variability and predictability recently?
a) China
b) Singapore
c) Russia
d) Jordan
e) United Kingdom

7. Global e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will step up investments in India by pumping in another $3 billion in the country. Who is the CEO of Amazon?
a) Satya Nadella 
b) Ginni Rometty
c) Jeff Bezos
d) Kunal Bahl 
e) None of the above

8. The Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women' in the world list 2016 is topped by ____________. Forbes’ world’s 100 most powerful women includes the women who are building billion-dollar brands and calling the shots in the financial markets.
a) Chanda Kochhar
b) Kiran Mazumdar
c) Shobhana Bhartia
d) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
e) Angela Merkel

9. Name the Chess Grandmaster who has passed away recently in Wohlen, Switzerland?
a) Jacob Aagaard
b) Hasan Abbasifar
c) Varuzhan Akobian
d) Victor Korchnoi
e) None of the above

10. Name the bilateral air exercise, the second in the series between the Indian Air Force(IAF) and the United Arab Emirates Air Force(UAE AF), concluded at the Al Dhafra Air Base in the UAE.
a) Indradhanush
b) Desert Eagle II
c) Malabar
d) Garuda 
e) None of the above 

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