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Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

SEPTEMBER MONTH CURRENT AFFAIRS

SHANMUGAM  IAS ACADEMY
1. Who is the new Deputy Governor of RBI? N.S.Vishwanathan (Former Executive Director, RBI)
2. Which bank introduces “Software Robotics” ? ICICI
3. Who is Acharya BalaKrishna? CEO of Pathanjali Ayurveda
4. What is the rank of India in Global Innovation Index - 2016? 66th (First – Switzerland)
5. Who is the new Prime Minister of Tunisia? Youssef Chahed (Capital – Tunis, Currency – Dinar)
6. Which state has abolished stamp duty 2% levied on immovable property while awarding the power of attorney? Punjab
7. What is the name of the mobile app launched by Union Minister of chemicals & Fertilizers Ananth Kumar which shows the MRP fixed by NPPA for various scheduled drugs? Pharma Sahi Daam
8. BRICS Women Parlimentarians Forum was held in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
9. The online library launched by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) - Sugamya Pustakalaya
10. Who is the new Executive Director of RBI? Sudarshan Sen (Succeeded N.S.Vishwanathan)
11. Which is the first state to distribute 2 crore LED bulbs under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) Scheme? Gujarat
12. Gurgaon city has now officially renamed as Gurugram. In which state is the city located? Haryana
13. Which company has been granted prestigious membership of Asia – Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) under ‘full member with voting rights’ ? Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
14. 2017 G-20 summits is to be held in Hamburg, Germany.
15. The UN Charter, the seminal treaty of the United Nations, has now been translated in Sanskrit.
16. What is the rank of India in Global Competitiveness Index - 2016? 39th ( First – Switzerland )
17. Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit was held in Vientiane (Capital of Laos)
18. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has awarded Heritage Heros Award to Bibhuti Lahkar
19. With which country Germany has signed agreement on Vocational Training between MSDE and German International Co-operation ? India
20. India has inked 7.87 billion Euro deal to buy Rafale Fighter Jets with which country? France
21. WHO certified which country as yaws and maternal & neonatal tetanus free ? India
22. Which country is certified by WHO as malaria free? Sri Lanka
23. What is the theme of 2016 G-20 Summit held in Hangzhou, China? Toward an innovative invigorated interconnected and inclusive world economy.
 24. Who is the President of Singapore? Tony Tan (PM - Lee Hsien Loong, Currency – Dollar)
 25. UN agency has repored India as the world’s top exporter of Information and Communication Technology.
26. Who is the head of WHO? Margaret Chan (Head Quarters - Geneva, Switzerland)
27. The maiden Joint Disaster Management Exercise named ‘Prakampana’ ( Cyclone in Sanskrit) has been inaugurated at Visakhapatnam.
 28. What is the full form of CEPEA? Comprehensive Economic Partnership in East Asia
 29. Subhankar Pramanick is associated with which sports? Shooting
30. IRDAI imposed penalty of Rs.10 lakh on SBI Life Insurance for violation of various norms.
31. Who is the winner of US Open 2016 Women’s Single? Angelique Kerber (German)
32. MOBIWIKI launched one step offline payments mode called Bubble Pin
33. Who is the first women cricketer from India to be awarded an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club? Anjum Chopra
34. Who is the head of International Monetary Fund (IMF) ? Christine Lagarde (HQ – Washington)
35. Federal Bank has launched its second Federal Skill Academy recently in Tamilnadu.
36. India’s first Coastal Industrial Corridor between Visakhapatnam and Chennai.
37. Flipkart has launched its own digital wallet called PhonePe which allows users to directly transfer funds from their bank account and not to store in their mobile wallet.
38. Who is the author of the book ‘Citizen and Society’? Hamid Ansari (Vice President of India)
 39. The world’s largest solar power plant recently opened at which place in Tamil Nadu? Kamuthi
 40. Who was appointed as the Indian Ambassador to the United States of America? Navtej Sarna
41. The union cabinet has approved a scheme to grant PRS to foreign investors. PRS stand for – Permanent Residency Status (Note : study more about PRS)
42. National Institute of Ocean Technology is situated at which place? Chennai
43. Who is the chairman of ‘GST council’? Finance Minister
44. Devendra Jhajharia won two gold in Paralympics. He is related to which sport? - Javelin throw
45. The Guinness World Records has declared which as the largest river island in the world -Majuli, Assam
46. The joint military exercise held between India and Kazakhstan recently is – Prabal Dostyk 16
 47. BRICS Convention on Tourism was held in - Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh.
48. “Skava Commerce” an e-commerce platform for retailers, has been launched by which Indian company? Infosys
49. Who is the president of World Bank ? Jim Yong Kim (Headquarters – Washington)
50. Who is the winner of Women’s Doubles Title in PAN Pacific Open 2016? Sania Mirza (India) and Barbora Strycova (Czech)


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Current Affaries II

SHANMUGAM IAS ACADEMY
CURRENT AFFAIRS
1.       When China devaluates its currency India’s _________will increase? Trade deficit
2.      Gold modernization scheme is an attempt to reduce the import of gold and _________? Current account deficit
3.       _________is the processes of selling the shares to meet the financial requirement of the country? Disinvestment
4.       WPI is very less in India. But Still RBI governor is not cutting the rates and reiterating to wait for monsoon. Reason is _________. Food article prices and CPI is high
5.       The main motive of opening up payment banks is _________? Financial inclusion
6.       _________ Facility a payment bank will not offer? Credit card
7.       If you are a person who never took a loan from any bank. Your basis point for the probability to get the loan will be _________? Less
8.       National green tribunal has halted the Rs. 6400 crore hydro project in Tawang in _________state due to the threat to the future of a vulnerable black necked crane species? Arunachal Pradhesh
9.      ______is India’s first small finance bank that was opened in Punjab recently?Capital small finance bank
10.   World bank offered _________dollars to India for solar electricity projects? 1 b
11.   Small finance bank’s capital requirement is _________100crores
12.   Banks that cater to and serve the needs of a certain demographic segment of the population is called as _________ Niche banks
13.   Expansion of SIM is _________subscriber identity module
14.   Indian Government’s ___________plan (yojana) found place in Guinness Book of Records in 2014?
15.   In ___________state is Ken-Betwa River interlink? Madhya Pradesh
16.   Krishna- Godavari Rivers interlink in ___________State? Andhra Pradesh
17. Recently ISRO made a history by launching ___________number of satellites at a time with its PSLVC34 launch vehicle? 20
18.   Recently NASA’s ___________spacecraft landed onto Jupiter’s magnetosphere? Juno
19. Kyoto Protocol and Montreal Protocol are related to ___________Climate summits
20.   Lisbon Treaty is related to ___________ European Union
21.   ___________is the Asia’s largest freshwater oxbow lake which is located in Bihar? Kanwar Lake
22.   The next climate summit COP-22 will take place in ___________Marrakech, Morocco
23.   NDC is always heard in climate summit. The expansion is_____ Nationally determined contributions
24.   ___________is the football star player whose name was in Panama leakage money stashing cases and he faces other cases in tax evasion in his own country? Lionel Messi
25.   What is the main aim of amalgamating SBI with associates and BMB? To be par with leading banks of the world
26. The Government appointed ___________as the CEO of NATGRID (National Intelligence Grid)?  Ashok Patnaik
27.   ___________is the attorney general of India? Mukul Rohatgi
28. ___________is the capital of South Sudan where a week long civil war has claimed a large number of lives? Juba
29.   ___________is India’s Human Resources Development Minister and ___________is Information and Broadcasting minister? Javadeka  and M. Venkaiah Naidu
30.   Smriti Irani holds ___________ministry and Ravi Sankar Prasad holds ___________ministry? Ministry of Textiles
31.   In political term LoC is line of Control? In Economic term LoC is ___________? Line of Credit
32.   ___________is the chairman and MD of Exim bank, the premier export- import finance institution of India? Yaduvendra Mathur
33.   Exim bank decided to offer ___________$ to Kenya and Tanzania prior to PM Modi’s African visit? 240 Million
34.   ___________Chaired recently submitted UK’s Iraq -2013 war inquiry report. Sir John Chilkot
35.   Jayanth Sinha, previous minister of states for Finance shifted his portfolio to the minister of states for ___________Civil aviation
36. Henri Delaunay cup is related to ___________game. Foot Ball
37.   PM Narendra Modi signed 7 pacts and said India will build a cancer hospital, will extend $ 44. 95 to ___________African country during his visit to that country? Kenya
38.   ___________ is the president of Film and Television institute of India (FTII) and his appointment had hade widespread pretest among the students? Gagendra Chouhan
39. In aviation category India raised FDA from 49% to ___________percentage? 100%
40.   In Which of the following FDI is permitted? a) Lottery b. Atomic energy c.Real estate investment trusts d. railway operations e. None
41. Nicola Sturgeon is the first PM of ___________country which made a referendum to stay with EU after Briton’s referendum? Scotland
42.   Kannaya kumar and students’ protest in JNU were in news. He belongs to ___________political student party? AIYF
43.   ___________country’s visa H-1B visas for high skilled employees irked Indian companies. US
44. The explosion in Army’s Central Ammunition Depot in Pulgaon claimed 19 lives. It is in ___________state?  Maharashtra
45.   ___________cricketer will be the face of Kerala government’s awareness campaign against alcohol and drugs? Sachin
46. In ___________country the infamous Wat pha Luang Ta Bua tiger temple located? Thailand
47.   The shocking incident of mass murder of a man for allegedly keeping beef in refrigerator, also called as Dadri lynch happened in ___________ state? UP
48.   ___________is the Coach for under 19 indian cricket team and ___________is the coach for Indian cricket team? Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble
49.   Hilary Clinton will be the presidential candidate for US election. She belongs to ___________party? Democratic


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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Current Affairs (June to November)2016

Current Affairs

1. The refendrum on ‘Brexit’ is on June 23. What is brexit which has been in news?________ Britian Exit(from European Union)

 2. The Kanha , pench tiger reserves and its corridor are currently in debate. In which state they are located? _________Madhya Pradhesh

 3. Where is the proposed controversial Nainpur and Balghat narraw railway gauge? _________Madhya Pradesh

4. Rafale deal is still in negotiation. It was signed by India and _________?France

5. Donald trump, nominated for the US presidential election is from _________political party? Republican

6. Gulbarg Society killings, Brutal communal killing of 69 people in Gujarat was in _________year?2002

7. Reserve Bank of India gave permission to set up payment banks to _________entities? 11

8. Vodafone m pesa which got permission to set up _________bank in india was hugely successful in Kenya in that field. Payment bank

 9. UN is against Indian Penal Code(IPC) 377 that criminalize LGBTI acts. Expansion is _________Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex acts

10. The bank which will facilitate savings and withdrawals but won’t lend money as loans is called as _________Payment Bank

11. The PM of India and the president of the US signed a _________dollars US - India clean energy initiative and a _________dollars US-India catalytic solar finance program. 20 million and 40 million

12. Where was Shangri la dialogue event taken place_________? Singapore

13. Where is the next SCO meet which will take place on June 23-24? Tashkent

 14. India is in a bid to be the member of nuclear supplier group. How many countries are there in NSG? 
_________48

 15. India’s foreign secretary is _________?S. Jaishankar

 16. Kaziranga national park in Assam is famous with _________animal? One horned Rhino

 17. _________is the name of the solar powered airplane wich started from UAE on a global circling voyage? Solar impulse 2

18. Proposed 122nd constitutional amendment bill is for _________GST

19. What is 119th constitutional amendment bill_________? LBA between India and Bangladesh

20. The 99th constitutional amendment bill is for NJAC. The expansion of NJAC is _________?National Judicial Appointment Commission

21. How many countries are there in UN permanent security council_________? 5

 22. The man eater tiger Sultan was in news and debate. He was in which tiger reserve of Rajasthan? _________Ranthampore, Rajasthan

 23. The aim of Indian government’s initiative to allow birth companions in public facilities is to _________? Reduce Infant mortality rate and maternal mortality rate

 24. Who is the Chief of IMF_________? Christine Legarde 2

25. _________committee submitted its report on suggestions to reform BCCI? Lodha Committee

26. _________is the minimum capital requirement of payment bank?100 crore

 27. By the RBI guideline the maximum deposit a customer can deposit in payment bank is____? 1 lakh

28. The Environment ministry gave permission to Bihar to kill _________animal a species of antelope also called as blue bull to prevent farm crop damage. Nilgai

 29. _________is the virtual currency circulated through internet? Bitcoin

 30. In _________country is Rio De Jeneiro where Rio Olympics 2016 will take place from Aug 5?

 31. _________will be India’s flag-bearer in Rio Olympics? Abinav Bindra

 32. _________is the capital of South korea where NSG plenary (Nuclear supplier group) will take place this month? Seoul

 33. _________is the island India handed over to Sreelanka in 1972? Katchatheevu

34. _________is the Chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification? Pahlaj Nihlani

35. _________was the film which successfully got permission from the Bombay court after CBFC denied the 
permission to screen it by citing the fact that it doesn’t affect the sovereignty of India? Udta Punjab

36. India built a _________crore dam in Afganisthan in Herat province? 1700

 37. _________is the name for the LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting program (DELP) by Ministry for power, coal and new and renewable energy. The program successfully runs over 120 cities in India? Ujala

38. Narendra Modi Launched _________mobile application for farmers to provide information on subjects such as weather, market prices, seeds and so on? Kisan Suvidha Mobile application

 39. Now _________number of countries can obtain e tourist visa to visit India? 150
  
40. SC ruled that Private sector bank employees should be treated as private servants. What will the effect of the above verdict? CBI will be able examine frauds and scams involving private banks operating in the country.

41. _________is the name of UNESCO’s pre school animation series to support girls’ education globally? Rainbow ruby

42. Missouri state court of the US ordered _________company to pay compensation of 72 million dollars to the family of a child who died of ovarian cancer due to the use of company’s talc based baby powder and shower to shower.? Johnson and Johnson

 43. _________took charge as the National Human rights commission of India Chairperson? HL Dattu

44. The earth hour was observed globally on ______from 8.30 pm to 9.30 PM local time? 19 march 2016

 45. Since April 2016, Base rate is replaced by _________which has to be complied by all commercial banks 
in India? MCLR (Marginal costs of Funds based Lending Rate)

 46. _________is the commercial wing of ISRO? Antrix Corporation

 47. In India who has the right to promulgate ordinances? _________President

 48. _________is electing Public sector bank Chiefs? Bank Board Bureau

49. Dalai Lama is the spiritual and political leader of which place _________? Tibet

50. In which part of India, India gave asylum to Dalai Lama? _________Dharmasala


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General Knowledge - II

SHANMUGAM IAS ACADEMY
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE -II
1. Justice Vishnu Sahai Committee is to enquire about ___________. Mufazanaggar riot
 2. After Millennium Development Goal it will be ___________goal by UNDP. Sustainable Devel Goal
 3. ___________is the program to help manual scavengers. Safai Karamchari
4. CGETI – Content group on economic and trade issues is of ___________summit . BRICS
5. Madame Tussauds wax museum is located in ___________country LONDON
 6. Kakrapar Atomic power station is in ___________state. Gujrat
 7. ___________project is for modernization of ports. Sagarmala
 8. ___________is the first state to launch right to service act in 2010. Madhya Pradesh
 9. UAE will invest _________Rs in India and the announcement was made in Dubai declaration during Modi’s visit to UAE. 4.5 lakh crore
 10. ___________is the name of the Space research organization of Russia ROSCOSMOS
 11. Indian PM signed a peace deal with an insurgent group ___________in Nagaland. National socialist council of Nagalim(IM)
 12. Lalji sing is famous for ___________. Father of DNA fingerprinting in India
 13. FIPIC- the expansion ___________ is to pave the way for agreement on agriculture food processing , solar energy, e networking and tele education. Forum for India Pacific Island Cooperation
 14. ___________ industry has more weight out of 8 core industries in India. Energy
 15. According to last census ___________tigers are there in India. 2226                            
16. Rathambore tiger reserve is in ___________state. Rajasthan
 17. ___________included as last in Minimum support price list. Sugarcane
 18. ___________committee is to pave the way to reduce the dependence on bulk drug imports from china. Katoch Committee
19. The biggest animal fair in the country is Rajasthan’s ___________Pushkar Mela
20. The expansion of GAGAN which is related to science is ___________GPS aided Geo augmented Navigation
21. TAPI is the initiative of oil transporting between ________countries Turkmenisthan Afgan pak India
 22. ___________is the study of treatment of cancer. Oncology
23. Expansion of PRASAD initiated by the govt of India is ___________Pilgrimage rejuvenation and Spirituality augmentation drive
24. Expansion of HRIDAY initiated by the Indian Govt is ___________Heritage City Development and augmentation Yojana
 25. International solar alliance is initiated by ___________country. India
26. COP 21 conference was in ___________Paris
 27. Madhava Rao scindia Stadium is in ___________. Rajkot
 28. ___________currency got the status of Special Drawing Rights currency with US dollar, Euro, Yen and Pound. Renminbi (Yuan)
 29. The swach Bharath Tax: ___________% on services. 0.5%
 30. ___________is the president of Myanmar. U Htin Kyaw
31. ___________is the External affairs spoke person of India. Vikas Swarup
 32. ___________is the National Security Advisor of India and ___________is the Economic advisor of India. Ajith Dowal, Aravind Subramaniam
 33. The PM of ___________resigned by the agitation of complicity in Panama money stashing. Iceland
34. ___________is the Chairman of ISRO. Kiran Kumar
35. The other name for International Humanitarian organization , doctors without borders is ___________Medicins sans frontiers
36. ___________is the GDP of India in 2015-2016 period. 2.06 T $
37. India built the parliament building of ___________country. Afganisthan
38. ___________is the first parliament of a country which runs completely on solar energy. Pakisthan
 39. In last India- Africa forum summit India offered ___________credits to Africa over next 5 years
 40. The US withdrew the sanctions against ________and _____countries recently. Cuba and Iran
 41. ___________is the chief of TRAI and ___________is the Chief of SEBI. R. S Sharma and UK sinha
 42. The Bollywood actor ___________is the ambassador for Indian team for Rio Olympics. Salman Khan
43. According to the proposal for monetary policy committee ___________will be the head of the committee. RBI governor
 44. ___________is the CEO of NITI ayog National Institution for Transforming India Which has Aravind Panagaria as Vice Chairman. Amitabh Kanth
 45. ___________is elected as the president of BCCI and ___________is elected as the president of ICC. Anurag Thakur and Sasank Manohar
46. According to the latest air quality report from WHO, Zabol is in the most polluted City. It is in ________country. Iran
 47. ___________is crowned with IPL 2016 trophy. Sun risers Hyderabad
 48. According to last Social Progress Index report India is in ________the position out of 133 countries. 101
49. ___________, ___________, and ___________, are the chief ministers of Kerala, Puduchery and Assam respectively.

50. In the last by monthly policy RBI kept REPO rate as ___________%. 6.5%