SBI PO 2015: Current Affairs Quiz

Ques. : 1 India and China on 15 May signed 24 deals worth over $10 bn during PM Narendra Modi’s visit to China. There is a pact to establish consulates-general at Chengdu in China and at _________in India.
1) Mumbai 
2) Hyderabad
3) Bangalore 
4) Chennai
5) None of these

Ques. : 2 As informed by the govt to the Parliament on 13 May, the trade deficit between India and China increased about 34 per cent in 2014-15 to
1) USD 28 bn 
2) USD 34 bn
3) USD 36.21 
bn 4) USD 41 bn
5) USD 48.43 bn
Ques. : 3 The govt has approved an exit policy for highway developers who can now divest 100 per cent equity two years after completion of construction. The decision will apply to
1) pre-2009 projects 
2) pre-2008 projects
3) pre-2007 projects 
4) pre-2004 projects
5) None of these
Ques. : 4 The Reserve Bank of India has waived the second or the additional factor of authentication (AFA) for small value transactions up to
1) Rs 1,000 
2) Rs 2,000
3) Rs 2,500 
4) Rs 3,000
5) None of these
Ques. : 5 The new insider trading regulations came into effect starting
1) 5 May 
2) 11 May
3) 15 May 
4) 16 May
5) None of these
Ques. : 6 BB King passed away at 89 recently. He was a veteran 
1) novelist 
2) economist
3) singer and guitarist 
4) drummer
5) None of these
Ques. : 7 PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on 14 May visited the iconic Giant Wild Goose Pagoda built in 652 AD in recognition of monk
1) Hiuen Tsang 
2) Asanga
3) Zhang Qian 
4) Faxian
5) Kumarajiva

Ques. : 8 The Central govt on 15 May said that it has finalised the rural business process outsourcing (BPO) policy and approved ________ seats for setting up call centres across the country.
1) 28,000 
2) 32,000
3) 38,000 
4) 48,000
5) 52,000
Ques. : 9 The country’s first e-cabinet meet was held in which of the following states recently? In this state cabinet meet I-pads and power point presentation replaced the papers.
1) Karnataka
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Gujarat
4) Maharashtra
5) None of these
Ques. : 10 Indian space agency ISRO is all set to insert Mangalyaan into the Martian orbit on 24 Sep. Which of the following space agencies in the world has/have succeeded in similar attempts so far?
1) European Space Agency
2) Russian Federal Space Agency
3) NASA
4) All the above
5) Only 2) and 3)
Ques. : 11 India and Vietnam inked seven pacts during the recent visit of the President Pranab Mukherjee to Vietnam. Which of the following is NOT one among these seven pacts?
1) A Letter of Intent (LoI) signed between the OVL and Vietnam Oil
2) Pact for extending a dollar credit line between Vietnam and EXIM Bank of India
3) Agreement on jointly dealing with aggression in South China Sea
4) MoU on setting up of Pangasius breeding and farming in India
5) MoU on operating and jointly promoting direct air services
Ques. : 12 Who among the following is the new chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)?
1) Chanda Kochhar
2) Arun Kaul
3) KR Kamath
4) TM Bhasin
5) None of these
Ques. : 13 The third phase of the Norochcholai power plant was dedicated to nation in Sri Lanka recently. This power plant has been build with assistance from which of the following countries?
1) Canada
2) Germany
3) China
4) Japan
5) None of these
Ques. : 14 The sixth meeting of SAARC Home ministers to focus on human trafficking was held in headquarters of the grouping in __________recently.
1) Dhaka
2) Kathmandu
3) New Delhi
4) Colombo
5) None of these
Ques. : 15 The Road Transport and Highways Ministry decided to roll out a new programme named FASTag across the country. This new programme is aimed at
1) measuring speed and load of vehicles electronically
2) nabbing drunk drivers electronically
3) tracing vehicle on highways electronically
4) payment of highway tolls electronically
5) None of these

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