Important Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO 2015

1. What is the capital of Guyana? - Georgetown

2. National Journalism Day is observed on which day every year? - 17 November

3. Apollo Hospitals tied up with Pharma firm - Sanofi

4. Mohammad Ghouse, passed away in Chennai. He was associated with which sports? - Cricket

5. Expand COMPAT - Competition Appellate Tribunal

6. Indian men hockey team clinched gold after how many years in Asian Games? - 16 years

7. India won how many gold medals in 17th Asian games? - 11

8. Expand TS GENCO – Telangana State Power Generation Corporation

9. Who is Michael Phelps? - US swimmer

10. Indian Railways on 10 October 2014 celebrated its ……… Annual Railway National Awards - 59th

11. PM Narendra Modi addressed Indian-Americans at world famous Madison Square Garden.Madison Square Garden is situated in which city? - New York

12. J. Jayalalithaa became first incumbent chief minister to be convicted for corruption and was sentenced for 4 years in Jail .She was the chief minister of ____________ state? - Tamil Nadu

13. The Vision Statement is issued by - India and US

14. Kailash Satyarthi is associated with _______movement? - Bachpan Bachao Andolan

15. Who is the author of the Book " The shadow lines"? - Amitav Ghosh

16. According to Union Budget 2014-15, how many IIMs to be opened? - Five

17. In railway budget 2014-15, Cleanliness budget up by how many percent over last year? - 40%

18. FDI limit in Civil Aviation - 49%.

19. Census 2011, was the 15th Census of India and …… Census after Independence. - 7th

20. Headquarter of Indian bank is situated in __________ city? - Chennai

21. Who is the current road, transport, highways and shipping minister? - Nitin Gadkari

22. ECB stands for-External Commercial Borrowings

23. Wimbledon Cup is related to _______ game ? - Lawn tennis

24. Currency of Malaysia is - Ringgit

25. EPS in share market stands for - Earnings Per Share

26. Who is authorized to permit premature closure of PPF A/c? - Chairman of concerning Bank

27. The objective of Government to appoint Narasimham Committee is - to strengthen the banking system

28. When was NABARD established? - July 12, 1982

29. _________ cities in India has become the world’s second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, according to a UN report released recently? - Delhi

30. Recently who has become the first player of Indian origin to be a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA)? - Sim Bhullar

31. Who is the present Global Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF? - Sachin Tendulkar

32. ___________ is an e-Commerce solution of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)? - RuPay Debit Cards

33. Recently SBI signed _______ line of credit with Export Import Bank of India. - 500 million dollars

34. _________ highest urban population? - Maharashtra

35. Japan has sea-conflict with _________ country? - China

36. ________ signed an agreement with the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. for a loan of Rs. 1,170 crore? - Canara Bank

37. Recently former President of the United States of America Bill Clinton visited Jabrouli village, near Lucknow, on an awareness mission on - diarrhea

38. India has inked a loan agreement with World Bank for an assistance of ____for the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project. - $153 million

39. For the safety and welfare of women how much money has been provided for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana to generate awareness on the issues? - Rs. 100 crores

40. ___was conferred “Best Bank – Public Sector” award in BFSI Awards-2014 by World HRD Congress, recently? - Bank of Maharashtra

41. What is Current Repo Rate? - 8%

42. Recently Priyanka Chopra played a role of Mary Kom in a movie, who is Mary kom? - Boxer

43. Expand DBT - Direct Benefit Transfer

44. Lisbon is the capital of – Portugal

45. Currency of Saudi Arabia - Riyal

46. What is ‘C’ in KYC? - Customer

47. What is ‘I’ in REIT? - Investment

48. Mary Barra who recently visited India is the CEO of – General Motors

49. According to RBI norms, what is minimum capital required for foriegn banks to open subsidariesin India? - Rs 500 Crores

50. 17th Asian Games were held at- Incheon