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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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Friday, January 6, 2017

TNPSC POSTING

Group I
·         Deputy Collector.
·         Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I).
·         Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies.
·         Assistant Director of Rural Development Department.
·         Assistant Commissioner in the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department.
·         Assistant Commissioner – Commercial Tax officer.
·         District Registrar.
·         Divisional Officer in Fire and Rescue services Department.
·         Assistant Conservator of Forest.
·         District Employment Officer.
Group II Services (Interview post)
·         Deputy Commercial Tax Officer (DCTO).
·         Sub Registrar.
·         Probation Officer in Prison Department.
·         Assistant Inspector of Labout.
·         Junior Employment Officer.
·         Assistant Section Officer in Law Department/ TNPSC/ Finance Department/Various Departments in the Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service/Secretariat Service.
·         Assistant Inspector in Local Fund Audit Department.
·         Special Assistant in the Vigilance and AntiCorruption Department.
·         Audit Inspector in the Audit wing of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments.
·         Supervisor of Industrial Co-operatives.
·         Senior Inspector of cooperative societies.

Group II Services (Non Interview post)
·         Accountant in Treasuries and Accounts Department.
·         Assistant in Forest Department.
·         Personal clerk in Finance Department, Secretariat.
·         Personal clerk in (other than Law and Finance Dept) Secretariat.
·         Personal Clerk in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
·         Personal Clerk in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.
·         Assistant in various Departments in the Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service/Secretariat Service/Legislative Assembly Secretariat Service.
·         Assistant in the Divisions of Commercial Taxes Department.
·         Handloom Inspector.
·         Revenue Assistant in Revenue Department.
Group IV
·         Junior Assistant.
·         Typist.
·         Steno Typist − Grade III.
·         EXECUTIVE OFFICER, GRADE-III in the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Administration Department.
·         Junior Assistant (Security).
·         Bill Collector Grade-I.

·         Junior Assistant (Non-Security).

Monday, December 26, 2016

SHANMUGAM IAS STUDY CIRCLE ACHIEVERS