Current Affairs Based on “The Hindu” for SBI Exam and NABARD Exam

1. Name the place where India will organize a cultural festival to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore?
a) UK
b) Paris
c) Egypt
d) Russia
e) None of the above

2. Name the Indian Scientists, who have been elected as Fellows of The Royal Society?
a) Sriram Ramaswamy
b) Ramanujan Hegde
c) Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

3. Which of the following organization is launching a first-of-its-kind startup incubator with support from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation exclusively to nurture early-stage nonprofit organisations working primarily in education, financial inclusion, and jobs and livelihoods for the urban poor?
a) IIM-Kolkata
b) IIT-Kanpur
c) IIM-Ahmedabad
d) IIT-Kharagpur
e) IIM-Bangalore

4. The Ethics Committee of the Rajya Sabha has unanimously recommended the expulsion of its member and liquor baron.Who is?
a) Lalu Prasad Yadav
b) Vijay Mallya
c) Sharad Pawar
d) Gautam Adani
e) None of the above

5. There were 7,686 wilful defaulters owing some amount to state-owned banks as of December 2015 according to the Minister of state for Finance Jayant Sinha.What was the amount?
a) 66,190 crore 
b) 87,100 crore 
c) 78,000 crore 
d) 13,180 crore 
e) None of the above

6. The Supreme Court of India appointed a 3 member panel to oversee the functions of Medical Council of India(MCI).The panel headed by?
a) Deepak Mohanty
b) RM Lodha
c) Arvind Mayaram
d) Bibek Debroy
e) None of the above

7. JSW Energy Ltd, led by Mr. Sajjan Jindal has agreed to buy a 1,000 MW power plant of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd’s (JSPL), which is located in Chhattisgarh. The total value of the deal is how much?
a) 9,500 crore
b) 1,000 crore
c) 2,500 crore
d) 5,000 crore
e) 6,500 crore

8. Name the Former Jammu and Kashmir Minister and senior Congress leader who passed away after a prolonged illness?
a) Romesh Sharma
b) Balraj Madhok
c) V S Achuthanandan
d) Sunil Sukhada
e) None of the above

9. Name the state, which has launched a scheme to grant financial assistance of up to Rs 25 lakh to (MSME)?
a) Punjab
b) Rajasthan
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Haryana
e) Madhya Pradesh

10. How many Indian ace shuttlers are qualified for Rio Olympics?
a) Five
b) Three
c) Seven
d) Two
e) Ten