Recent Last 6 Month SBI Clerk 2018 - Shine India Online Education Hub Current Affairs Quiz

1.

India’s first defence industrial corridor will link which two cities of India?

   A.) Chennai and Bengaluru
   B.) Chennai and Mumbai
   C.) Chennai and Ahmadabad
   D.) Chennai and Thiruvanandapuram

Answer: Option 'A'

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that, out of the two defence industrial production corridors that was mentioned in the Union Budget 2018, the first defence industrial corridor will link Chennai and Bengaluru. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that, two defence industrial production corridors will be developed by the government, when he presented the Union Budget 2018. The first defence industrial corridor will link Chennai and Bengaluru and it will pass through Coimbatore and various other industrial regions. Nirmala Sitharaman said that, announcement regarding the second defence industrial corridor will be made soon. Arun Jaitley said that, an industry-friendly military production policy will be developed to promote the domestic defence industry.

2.

Who won the 4th edition of International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) 2018 in Kolkata?

   A.) Kunal Kapur
   B.) Lai Jia Yi
   C.) Ban Kurla
   D.) Henna Sung

Answer: Option 'B'

​Lai Jia Yi
Malaysia’s Lai Jia Yi won the 4th edition of International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) in Kolkata. Indian student chef Surya Sekhar Roy Choudhury secured the second position. Lai Jia Yi was awarded the YCO 2018 Trophy along with a cash prize of USD 10,000. The trophy and cash prize were presented by Chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, David Foskett, and founder and chief mentor of IndiSmart Group and IIHM – Suborno Bose. Sanjeev Kapoor was the principal judge of the YCO 2018. Kevin McCafferty from Scotland and Henry Lee from Hong Kong both won the third position. This event was executed by the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM). It was held in Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune and Kolkata for 6 days. Chefs from 43 countries took part in the contest.

3.

Which State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) for setting up a twin tower trade centre in the state?

   A.) Bihar
   B.) Assam
   C.) Manipur
   D.) Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

​Assam
Assam State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) for setting up a twin tower trade centre in Guwahati. Estimated cost of construction of Twin Tower Trade Centre is Rs. 1950 crore. Construction will commence in July 2018 and will be completed within a period of 60 months. Green technologies will be used in various phases of construction. The building design & structure would reflect rich natural heritage and culture of Assam.

4.

Which title won by Gilles Simon?

   A.) Tata Open Title 
   B.) Open squash title
   C.) Super Series title
   D.) Laver Cup

Answer: Option 'A'

Tata Open Title won by Gilles Simon.

5.

Which Union minister Launches 'Khelo India' Logo?

   A.) Shri Arun Jaitley
   B.) Shri Vijay Prakash
   C.) Shri Suresh Prabhu
   D.) Shri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Answer: Option 'D'

Union Minister Shri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Launches 'Khelo India' Logo.

6.

The 23rd Maharashtra Open 2018 was recently held at which Indian city?

   A.) Chennai
   B.) Bengaluru
   C.) Mumbai
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'D'

Pune

7.

Who won Brisbane International title recently?

   A.) Elina Svitolina
   B.) LeBron James
   C.) Usain Bolt
   D.) Lionel Messi

Answer: Option 'A'

Elina Svitolina won Brisbane International title recently.

8.

Which country has recently banned the plastic microbeads used in cosmetics and personal care products?

   A.) Lithuania
   B.) United Kingdom
   C.) Spain
   D.) Bulgaria

Answer: Option 'B'

United Kingdom

9.

Pakistan's Navy recently successfully test-fired its indigenously-built naval cruise missile in the Arabian Sea. Name it?

   A.) Harba
   B.) patel
   C.) Harba
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Harba

10.

Which country won Hopman Cup Title?

   A.) Switzerland
   B.) New Zealand
   C.) Russia
   D.) North America

Answer: Option 'A'

Switzerland country won Hopman Cup Title.

11.

Which state government has recently banned manufacture, distribution, sale, purchase, display, and advertisement of electronic cigarettes?

   A.) Odisha
   B.) Jharkhand
   C.) Bihar
   D.) Gaya

Answer: Option 'C'

Bihar

12.

Which regional rural bank has operationalized its first desktop ATM in Warangal (Telangana), to facilitate customers to withdraw small amounts?

   A.) Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB)
   B.) Andhra Pradesh Grameena Bank (APGB)
   C.) Andhra Bank (AB)
   D.) Telangana Grameena Bank

Answer: Option 'A'

Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB)

13.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas commemorates the return of which Indian activist from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915?

   A.) Mahatma Gandhi
   B.) Nelson Mandela
   C.) Subhas Chandra Bose
   D.) Nathuram Godse

Answer: Option 'A'

Mahatma Gandhi

14.

Which state is going to get it's first Film and Television Institute (FTII) ? [This would be the second such one in the country. The first Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) was set up in Pune in 1960.

   A.) Nagaland
   B.) Arunachal Pradesh
   C.) Sikkim
   D.) Manipur

Answer: Option 'B'

Arunachal Pradesh

15.

Under the Union Budget 2018, India’s annual financial allocation to Nepal (through Union Ministry of External Affairs) for 2018-19 has nearly doubled to Rs. ______ crore.

   A.) Rs. 600 crore
   B.) Rs. 750 crore
   C.) Rs. 700 crore
   D.) Rs. 650 crore

Answer: Option 'D'

Under the Union Budget 2018, India’s annual financial allocation to Nepal (through Union Ministry of External Affairs) for 2018-19 has nearly doubled to Rs. 650 crore. Every year, Union Budget allocates a specific amount to Ministry of External Affairs for India’s ‘development and diplomatic engagement’. In Union Budget 2018, External Affairs Ministry has been allocated a total Rs. 15011 crore. This marks a marginal increase of Rs. 1321 crore as compared to previous year’s allocation. This year’s allocation to Nepal (Rs. 650 crore) is the third consecutive and the largest increase. In 2016-17, Nepal received Rs. 332.72 crore and for 2017-18 it received Rs. 375 crore. With Rs. 2650 crore, Bhutan continues to be largest recipient of External Affairs Ministry’s allocation.

16.

Which country gave green signal to India's proposal to revive sea route for Haj pilgrimage?

   A.) Saudi Arabia
   B.) New Zealand
   C.) Pakistan
   D.) Australia

Answer: Option 'A'

Saudi Arabia country gave green signal to India's proposal to revive sea route for Haj pilgrimage.

17.

In which city of Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Global Investors Summit 2018 – ‘Advantage Assam’ on February 3, 2018?

   A.) Rangiya
   B.) Guwahati
   C.) Sonitpur
   D.) Dispur

Answer: Option 'B'

Guwahati
On February 3, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Global Investors Summit 2018 – ‘Advantage Assam’ in Guwahati. The two-day Global Investor Summit 2018, aims to showcase manufacturing opportunities in Assam and related geostrategic advantages to foreign and domestic investors. The Summit is expected to position Assam as India’s Expressway to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. Besides, the Summit will also highlight Assam’s core competencies in different sectors viz. agriculture and food processing, bamboo, organic farming, handloom, textile and handicrafts. It has been organised by the Assam State Government in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).Over 4500 delegates including representatives from 16 countries will attend this two-day event.

18.

Which State Government launched four schemes aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in agriculture and allied sectors among the economically backward segments of the state?

   A.) Madhya Pradesh
   B.) Assam
   C.) Maharashtra
   D.) Manipur

Answer: Option 'C'

​Maharashtra
Maharashtra State Government launched four schemes aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in agriculture and allied sectors among the economically backward segments of the state. One of the scheme is about extending loan along with interest subsidy while second scheme is for promoting group farming. Third scheme is for group projects related to agro-industries and small and medium scale entrepreneurs while fourth scheme relates to skill development training in agriculture under which, training will be imparted to 2.5 lakh youths across rural Maharashtra. Beneficiaries of all the above stated schemes would be in 18 – 41 years age group.

19.

Who was appointed the vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry?

   A.) Ankur Biston
   B.) B A Chopade
   C.) Suborno Bose
   D.) Jiajun Mathew

Answer: Option 'B'

B A Chopade
B A Chopade has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry. B A Chopade is currently the vice-chancellor of Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University. BHU Registrar Neeraj Tripathi had been holding the additional charge of BHU vice-chancellor since October 2017. Previous BHU vice-chencellor Girish Chandra Tripathi left on leave two months before his term ended. This created chaos in BHU campus in September 2017.

20.

By defeating Australia, which country won the U-19 Cricket World Cup at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, in New Zealand?

   A.) Argentina
   B.) India
   C.) New Zealand
   D.) South Africa

Answer: Option 'B'

India
On 3rd February 2018, India won the U-19 Cricket World Cup at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, in New Zealand. India defeated Australia in the final by eight wickets. The team was led by Prithvi Shaw. Man of the Match was conferred on Manjot Kalra. This is the fourth U-19 World Cup title for India. Earlier India had won the U19 World Cup in 2000, 2008 and 2012.


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