Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2019
The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. Most of the questions in GA appear from Current Affairs section. So it becomes important for you all to cover this particular section with sincerity and seriousness.
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Q1. BrahMos Aerospace is a joint venture company owned by the governments of India and which of the following country?
India has successfully tested the vertical steep dive version of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile. Made in India ‘Brahmos Aerospace’ is also ready with a longer 500 km range version of the Brahmos missile that can be fired from Sukhoi 30 fighter jets. BrahMos Aerospace is a joint venture company owned by the governments of India and Russia and its missiles are produced in India.
Q2. 4 gold medals for India in Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships. Who among the following has won the gold medal in the senior women’s 49 kg event?
Soroikhaibam Bindyarani Devi
4 gold medals for India in Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships. Mirabai Chanu wins gold in the senior women’s 49 kg event.
Q3. Which of the following has signed an MoU with National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for funding highway projects?
India Infrastructure Fund
National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) signed an MoU for funding highway projects.
Q4. Name the Indian expat businessman issued with Golden Card visa by Sharjah as a part of the permanent residency system tailored for investors?
L N Mittal
Sharjah’s first Golden Card visa was issued to an Indian expat businessman Lalu Samuel. The move is a part of the permanent residency system tailored for investors. The Golden Card is a 10-year long-term visa eligible for investors and entrepreneurs to engage them in the renaissance and development of the UAE.
Q5. Which of the following country has inaugurated first model village built with Indian assistance which is a part of housing project meant for war affected people?
Sri Lanka has inaugurated first model village built with Indian assistance. The village is a part of housing project meant for war affected people.
Q6. Name the Indian Naval Ship which arrived at Tangier, Morocco as a part of an ongoing Overseas Deployment by the Indian Navy to the Mediterranean Sea, Africa and Europe.
Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrived at Tangier, Morocco. The visit is part of an ongoing Overseas Deployment by the Indian Navy to the Mediterranean Sea, Africa and Europe.
Q7. Who among the following have won the gold medal in the 53kg category at the Grand Prix of Spain?
Wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won a gold medal in the 53kg category, while Divya Kakran has won the gold medal in the 68kg category at the Grand Prix of Spain. Pooja Dhanda (57kg) has won a silver after losing the title clash to Russia’s Veronika Chumikova.
Q8. Assam Tourism Development Corporation will spent 150 crore rupees to develop the 316 locations under Axom Darshan. Who is the present CM of Assam?
Manohar Lal Khattar
Nongthombam Biren Singh
Assam Tourism Development Corporation will spent 150 crore rupees to develop the 316 locations under Axom Darshan. CM: Sarbananda Sonowal
Q9. Who among the following have won the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title?
Magnus Carlsen won the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title. He scored 8 points. Wesley So finished second with 7 points. India’s Viswanathan Anand ended up with 4.5 points and finished 11th.
Q10. Who among the following has assumed charge as Force Commander of United Nations Mission in South Sudan?
Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar of India assumes charge as Force Commander of United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
Q11. Who has sworn in as the new prime minister of Greece recently?
Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as the prime minister of Greece. Mitsotakis is the son of former prime minister Constantine Mitsotakis, one of the country’s longest serving parliamentarians.
Q12. Which state government has decided to give monthly allowance of Rs 10,000 to Padma award winners of the state facing financial problems?
Odisha government has decided to give monthly allowance of Rs 10,000 to Padma award winners of the state facing financial problems. The decision has been taken on the basis of the Culture Department’s report on the economic conditions of the Padma award winners of the state.
Q13. Name the three-year roadmap finalised by Reserve Bank of India board to improve regulation and supervision of the central bank?
The Reserve Bank of India board has finalised a three-year roadmap ‘Utkarsh 2022’. It is a three-year road map for medium term objectives to be achieved for improving regulation and supervision of the central bank.
Q14. BCCI has formally appointed which cricketer as the National Cricket Academy’s Head of Cricket to oversee all cricket related activities at NCA?
BCCI has formally appointed Rahul Dravid as the National Cricket Academy’s Head of Cricket. Dravid will oversee all cricket related activities at NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and motivating players, coaches and support staff at the NCA.
Q15. Which Indian movie has won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea?
Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar’s directorial ‘Gully Boy’ has won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea.