SBI PO 2015: Current Affairs Quiz

1. During Narendra Modi’s visit to Ulan Bator, recently, the Mongolian PM gifted ‘Kanthaka’ to his Indian counterpart. ‘Kanthaka’ is the name of a
1) dog 
2) cat
3) horse 
4) bull
5) None of these

2. Which of the following states on 27 May decided to withdraw the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) that was enforced in the state 18 years ago?
1) Manipur 
2) Assam
3) Jammu and Kashmir 
4) Tripura
5) None of these
3. According to the report, State of Food Security in the World 2015, released by the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization in Rome on 27 May, which country accounts for the highest estimated number of undernourished people in any single country as of now?
1) China 
2) India
3) Bangladesh 
4) Nepal
5) None of these
4. The central govt has come to rescue the country’s largest public-private hydel project, Athena hydel project. The project is situated in which state?
1) Assam 
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Himachal Pradesh 
4) Sikkim
5) None of these
5. According to the UN FAO’s State of Food Security in the World 2015 report, the number of hungry people globally has declined from about one billion in 1990 to about ______today.
1) 875 million 
2) 795 million
3) 725 million 
4) 700 million
5) None of these
6. The govt aims to train what number of people to become solar professionals over next three years to help solar product users access manpower for fixing snags easily?
1) 5,000 
2) 10,000
3) 20,000 
4) 25,000
5) 50,000
7. Who among the following was on 28 May appointed as the scientific advisor to the defence minister?
1) Avinash Chander 
2) GS Reddy 
3) RK Mathur 
4) VK Saraswat
5) None of these
8. The Railways will relaunch the premium trains service after making certain changes in the system from Jul. These trains will be called ________ trains.
1) Suvidha  
2) Priority
3) Vishisht 
4) Safari
5) None of these
9. Who among the following was on 28 May appointed as the new Director General of DRDO after a gap of several months?
1) Avinash Chander 
2) GS Reddy
3) S Christopher 
4) VK Saraswat
5) None of these
10. The govt withdrew the proposal for setting up of the PDMA and shifting of regulation of G-Secs from RBI to Sebi from the Finance Bill. Here, what is full form of PDMA?
1) Public Debt Monitoring Agency 
2) Public Debt Management Agency
3) Public Debt Minimising Agency 
4) Public Debt Maintenance Agency
5) None of these 


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