Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI Exam and NABARD Exam

1. Sadiq Khan has been elected the new Mayor of which country,boosting Labour party after it slumped in Scotland's elections?
a) USA
b) UK
c) Germany
d) Canada
e) Russia

2. Which of the following country has recalled its Ambassador to India over charges of non-cooperation and indulging in anti-government activities?
a) China
b) Sri Lanka
c) Thailand
d) Bhutan
e) Nepal

3. Terming the state of medical colleges in the country as "rotten", the Supreme Court has imposed how much rupees fine on an Odisha-based private medical college for raising the number of seats?
a) 35 crore
b) 20 crore
c) 5 crore
d) 10 crore 
e) None of the above

4. Asian Development Bank (ADB) is keen to enhance its lending to India to how much this year to support 'robust growth' in the country?
a) USD 3 billion
b) USD 1 million
c) USD 7 million
d) USD 10 billion
e) USD 20 million 

5. Name the Cameroon international footballer who has died after collapsing on the pitch playing a first division match with his Romanian side Dinamo Bucharest?
a) Kila Jisi
b) Gheorghe Hagi
c) Lionel Messi
d) Patrick Ekeng
e) None of the above

6. Which Bank has been awarded ‘excellence award on empowering MSMEs’ by the Federation of Industry, Trade and Services (FITS)?
a) SBI
b) PNB
c) Corporation Bank
d) Axis Bank
e) ICICI Bank

7. Name the state, which has decided to go ahead with the establishment of Asia’s first Rice Technology Park?
a) Karnataka
b) Kerala
c) Punjab
d) Haryana
e) Uttar Pradesh

8. Which country has won the third edition of the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2016?
a) India
b) China
c) Bangladesh
d) Nepal
e) Pakistan

9. Name the three countries which have agreed to conduct joint water patrols to curb kidnappings?
a) Bhutan, Bangladesh and Pakistan
b) Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines
c) Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bhutan 
d) China, Japan and India
e) South Korea, China, India

10. Which of the following Cricketer inaugurated the Pune International Sports Expo at the Agriculture College Ground. It is the first sports expo being held in the country organised by city-based Steps Sports Entertainment Private Limited?
a) MS Dhoni
b) Rohit Sharma
c) Virat Kohli
d) Shikhar Dhawan
e) Sachin Tendulkar

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