SBI PO: Current Affairs Quiz

Ques. 1 Which of the following sports federations in India has been accorded status of National Sports Federation recently and now it will represent India in international events? Earlier, the Sports Ministry had de-recognised it for not adhering to govt guidelines.
1) Hockey India
2) Indian Boxing Federation
3) All India Tennis Association
4) Badminton Association of India
5) None of these

Ques. 2 The Lok Sabha poll schedule was announced recently by the Election Commissioner of India. Who among the following is the current Chief Election Commissioner?
1) KG Balakrishnan
2) Navin Chawla
3) VS Samapath
4) Harishankar Brahma
5) SY Quraishi

Ques. 3 The RBI has extended the date for exchanging pre-2005 banknotes and has advised banks to facilitate the exchange of these notes for full value and without causing any inconvenience to the public. Now exchange will be available till:
1) 31 Jul 2014
2) 30 Sep 2014
3) 1 Jan 2015
4) 31 Jan 2015
5) 31 Mar 2015


Ques. 4 Sheila Dikshit has been appointed Governor of which of the following states recently?
1) Karnataka
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Kerala
4) Odisha
5) None of these


Ques. 5 Which of the following state govts has announced to introduce health insurance scheme for journalists with provision of insurance cover worth Rs 1 lakh per annum for them?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Odisha
4) Kerala
5) None of these


Ques. 6 Graeme Smith, who retired from international cricket, recently, was erstwhile captain of which of the following teams?
1) Australia
2) West Indies
3) New Zealand
4) South Africa
5) None of these

Ques. 7 In a ground-breaking discovery, researchers have found that nearly 4,200 years ago the Indus Valley civilisation was doomed by:
1) A monster drought
2) A massive flood
3) An epidemic
4) An invasion
5) None of these

Ques. 8 As announced by the Election Commission, the Lok Sabha elections will be held between 7 Apr and 12 May in how many phases? These elections will witness the highest number of phases so far.
1) Five
2) Six
3) Seven
4) Nine
5) Eleven

Ques. 9 In case of dishonour of a cheque due to insufficient funds in the account of the person drawing the cheque, a court can punish the guilty (defaulter) with a prison term of two years and/or a fine, which can be as high as ________the cheque amount.
1) Twice
2) Thrice
3) Four-times
4) Five-times
5) None of these

Ques. 10 What is the priority sector lending target (as per cent to net bank credit) for foreign banks in India with less than 20 branches?
1) 20 per cent
2) 22 per cent
3) 30 per cent
4) 32 per cent
5) 40 per cent





ANSWERS
1. 1) Hockey India
2. 3) VS Sampath
3. 3) 1 Jan 2015
4. 3) Kerala
5. 3) Odisha
6. 4) South Africa
7. 1) A monster drought
8. 4) Nine
9. 1) Twice
10.4) 32 per cent