SBI PO: Current Affairs

Ques. : 1 The leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) group took part in the swearing in ceremony of the new PM Narendra Modi, recently. Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the group?
1) Pakistan
2) Afghanistan
3) Bhutan
4) Nepal
5) Mauritius

Ques. : 2 Who among the following has been sworn in as the Minister of Human Resource Development? He/She is the youngest minister of the new Union Cabinet as of now?
1) Radha Mohan Singh
2) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
3) Ananth Kumar
4) Smriti Zubin Irani
5) Sushma Swaraj

Ques. : 3 Who among the following has been appointed Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, recently?
1) Justice NP Singh
2) Justice P Sathasivam
3) Justice MB Shah
4) Justice BS Chauhan
5) None of these

Ques. : 4 Who has authored the book ‘Redesigning the Aeroplane While Flying: Reforming Institutions’?
1) Pallavi Aiyar
2) Mihir Shah
3) Arun Maira
4) Sam Pitroda
5) Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Ques. : 5 As announced by the US President Barack Obama, the US military will be completely pulled out of Afghanistan by the end of
1) 2015
2) 2016
3) 2017
4) 2018
5) 2020

Ques. : 6 Who among the following has been sworn in as new External Affairs Minister, the first woman to get External Affairs portfolio?
1) Najma A Heptulla
2) Sushma Swaraj
3) Smriti Zubin Irani
4) Maneka Gandhi
5) None of these

Ques. : 7 Who among the following has been appointed as the new principal secretary to the Prime Minister of India?
1) Nripendra Mishra
2) RK Mathur
3) Anil Goswami
4) Arun Ramanathan
5) None of these

Ques. : 8 Which of the following movies has won the prestigious Palme d’Or award, the festival’s highest honour, at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival?
1) Foxcatcher
2) Mr Turner
3) Maps to the Stars
4) The Wonders
5) Winter Sleep

Ques. : 9 The movie ‘Frozen’ has become the fifth highest-grossing film in box office history across the world. Which of the following movies is the highest grosser?
1) Avatar
2) Titanic
3) The Avengers
4) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
5) None of these

Ques. : 10 Who among the following has won the 2014 Monaco Formula One Grand Prix?
1) Nico Rosberg
2) Jenson Button
3) Fernando Alonso
4) Sebastian Vettel
5) Lewis Hamilton

ANSWERS:
1. 5) Mauritius
2. 4) Smriti Zubin Irani
3. 4) Justice BS Chauhan
4. 3) Arun Maira
5. 2) 2016
6. 2) Sushma Swaraj
7. 1) Nripendra Mishra
8. 5) Winter Sleep
9. 1) Avatar
10.1) Nico Rosberg