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

1. Who took over as the Chief of Naval Staff? He is a specialist in Navigation and Direction, will have the full three-year tenure as the Navy Chief and succeeded Admiral R K Dhowan.
Sunil Lanba
Kiran Bedi
Nripendra Misra
Rajeev Topno
Mukul Rohatgi

2. Centre will allocate how much fund to Gujarat for the development of roads and ports in the next three years?
Rs.20 lakh crore
Rs.2 lakh crore
Rs.10 lakh crore
Rs.23 lakh crore
None of the above

3. Which of the following player became the first English cricketer to reach the 10,000 runs milestone in Test cricket during the second Test against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street recently?
Alex Hales
Joe Root
Nick Compton
Moeen Ali
Alastair Cook

4. Who has been designated as the Finance Secretary by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet(ACC) headed by PM Narendra Modi recently?
Shaktikanta Das
Hasmukh Adhia
Ashok Lavasa
Ratan P Watal
L C Goyal

5. The World No Tobacco Day is observed on May 31 every year, the World Health Organization(WHO) is calling for governments across the world to enact policies for plain packaging of tobacco products. WHO’s slogan for this year’s (2016) World No Tobacco Day is?
Smoking kills
We can to put our health first
Health Is My First Priority
Get ready for plain packaging
None of the above

6. Former Lok Sabha MP from Odisha and senior BJP leader ____________ has passed away at a hospital in Bhubaneswar recently.
Basanta Kumar Panda
KV Singhdeo
Bhola Singh
Rudra Madhab Ray
None of the above

7. The Indian economy recorded a strong growth of how much in the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 fiscal?
7.9 percent
7.5 percent
7.3 percent
7.6 percent
7.1 percent

8. Government approved extending retirement age of doctors of Central Health Services to _____________ years with effect from 31st May 2016?
None of the above

9. India and which of the following country signed Memorandam of Understanding in the fields of cultural exchange and training of professionals recently?

10. Reserve Bank has allowed which of the following private sector bank to raise foreign shareholding to up to 62 per cent, from the earlier limit of 49 per cent?
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Axis Bank
South Indian Bank


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