Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI/IBPS Exams

1. The World Bank Board has approved how much for US dollar project, Tejaswini: Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Jharkhand?
501 million
403 million
160 million
200 million
63 million

2. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Shashi Kant Sharmahas been conferred with the honorary professorship by the Nanjing Audit University (NAU) in which of the following country?
South Korea

3. Which of the following country has inaugurated a test stretch of an electric road. With this, the country has become one of the first countries in the world to conduct tests with electric power for heavy transports on public roads?

4. Name the Naga rebel leader, who has died due to a prolonged illness recently.
Thuingaleng Muivah
SS Khaplang
Isak Chishi Swu
Moire Pamrei
None of the above

5. Which of the following state has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a three-nation consortium of China Huanqin Contracting and Engineering Corporation, LEPL Ventures Private Limited and Isomeric Holdings to set up a gas-based fertilizer project at Krishnapatanam with an investment of Rs 10,183 crore?
Andhra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh

6. Majuli is to become India’s first river island district by August this year. At present the island is a sub-division under Jorhat district in which of the following state?
West Bengal

7. The ______________ got the Cabinet approval, paving the way for auction of 100 prospective mineral blocks and boosting the country’s mining potential.
Aadhaar Bill
The National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP)
child protection policy
All of the above
None of the above

8. Minister of Human Resource and Development Smriti Irani is launching the teacher education portal ___________ for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) in New Delhi on 30th June 2016.
Adhyapak Samvarg
None of the above

9. Central government announced an overall increase of 23.5 per cent for over one crore government employees and pensioners in line with the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations, which left most services dissatisfied. The hikes will come with the August paychecks and be paid with effect from .............?
September 1, 2016
January 1, 2016
January 1, 2017
April 1, 2016
June 1, 2017

10. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approval of road projects in which of the following two states recently and this project will help improve the infrastructure and connectivity in these states?
Bihar and West Bengal
Jharkhand and Haryana
Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra and Gujarat
Odisha and Punjab


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