Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Current Affairs Quiz For RBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. 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

Q2. 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

Q3. 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

Q4. 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

Q5. 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

Q6. Asian Development Bank has approved a USD 100 million (around Rs. 660 crores) loan to strengthen a key irrigation system and improve water management in the Vennar sub-basin of Cauvery Delta in which state?
(a) Kerala
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Gujarat
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q7. The International Monetary Fund(IMF) approved 1.5 billion US dollar loan to which of the following countries. IMF has already transferred 168 million US dollars as the first Installment with immediate effect to support the country’s economy?
(a) Greece
(b) Jordan
(c) Bulgaria
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) Qatar

Q8. The Union Government has decided to introduce International Yoga Award Scheme. The award will be introduced with an aim to promote yoga. Who is the present minister of State for AYUSH?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
(c) Shripad Yesso Naik
(d) Jitendra Singh
(e) None of the above

Q9. Thailand-based agro-industrial conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) has forayed into the packaged foods business in India with a new chicken processing plant in which of the following states?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Gujarat
(e) Maharashtra

Q10. The government under the Chief Minister’s Nagarothana scheme will take up a slew of projects worth how much to revamp the IT City’s (Bengaluru) infrastructure?
(a) Rs 7,300 crore
(b) Rs 28,100 crore 
(c) Rs 17,400 crore 
(d) Rs 95,200 crore 
(e) Rs 55,300 crore 

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