Expected Questions for SBI PO Mains 2015 – India – Part 2

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here are the Important Expected Current Affairs Questions for SBI PO Mains on National Current Affairs including AMRUT, Housing For All, Smart Cities Mission, Appointments and Awards and Honors related to India.

1. Name the Government launched Augmented Reality Application.
– Sakaar
2. Government recently launched Augmented Reality Application named
Sakaar. For which purpose it
– to highlight the achievements
of the Department of Space.
3. Which express train was recently rechristened as Yoga Express?
Haridwar Mail
4. Which Indian mobile handset maker recently announced to set up its
first mobile phone
facility in Hyderabad?
– Karbonn
5. ISRO recently announced that their GAGAN system will provide
navigational support to Indian
Expand GAGAN.
– GPS-aided geo-augmented
6. Union Government recently revised the target under National Solar
Mission to _______.
– 1 Lakh MW
7. Name the first 100% blind officer in Indian Foreign Services.
– Beno Zephine
8. Government recently revised the National Solar Mission target to 1
Lakh MW. It is expected to be
by ____.
– 2022
9. Beno Zephine became first 100% blind officer in ________.
– Indian Foreign Services
10. Who was recently appointed as the Director of National Crime
Records Bureau (NCRB)?
– Archana Ramasundaram
11. Name the Indian architect passed away recently who was Dubbed
“India’s Greatest Architect” by the
Institute of British Architects.
– Charles Correa
12. As per Housing For All by 2022 Scheme, Government will provide
interest subsidy of ____ on housing
provided to EWS/LIG categories.
– 6.5%
13. What amount will be granted per house by the Government under the
slum rehabilitation
programme of
Housing for All by 2022?
– One Lakh Rupees
14. Who was recently given additional charge as Director General of
Bureau of Indian Standards?
– G Gurucharan
15. Name the newly appointed executive director of Amnesty
International India.
– Aakar Patel
16. How many phases does Housing For All by 2022 have?
– 3 Phases
  1. Phase-I (April 2015 – March 2017) to
    cover 100 Cities to be selected from States/UTs as per their willingness;
  2. Phase – II (April 2017 – March 2019) to
    cover additional 200 Cities and
  3. Phase-III (April 2019 – March 2022) to
    cover all other remaining Cities.

17. Who was conferred with 10th Navlekhan Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith?
– Babusha Kohli, Upasana
18. Name the Government launched weather alert service.
19. With which country did India recently sign a MoU on establishing a
collaborative program in official
– Tanzania
20. As per IAMAI’s Social Media in India 2014 report, How many social
media users as on April, 2015 are
in India?
– 143 Million
21. As per IAMAI’s recent data, Usage of social media in rural India
has grown by ______.
– 100 %
22. As per IAMAI’s Social Media in India 2014 report which social media
site is the 2nd most popular in
– Google +
23. As per IAMAI’s Social Media in India 2014 report, which Social
Media website is the most popular in
– Facebook
24. Who recently was selected for Fukuoka Prize in the Academic
– Ramachandra Guha
25. Ramachandra Guha was selected for the prestigious Fukuoka Prize in
the Academic category. The
Prize is given by which country?
– Japan
26. The Union Government launched the country’s first modernised
anganwadi centre in which state?
– Haryana
27. The Union Government launched the country’s first modernised
anganwadi centre at _________.
Hasanpur village, Sonepat, Haryana
28. The newly renamed Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Prani Udyan was previously
known as __________.
– Lucknow Zoo
29. Who was appointed as Kerala’s Ayurveda brand ambassador?
– Steffi Graf
30. Which state government recently banned sale of thermocol plates?
– Jharkhand
31. China recently opened Nathu La as 2nd route for Kailash pilgrims.
Nathu La pass connects China’s Tibet Autonomous Region and which India state?
– Sikkim
32. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited recently delivered ________________
of Chandrayan-2 to ISRO.
– Orbiter Craft Module Structure
33. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited delivered ‘Orbiter Craft Module
Structure’ of which spacecraft of
– Chandrayan-2
34. What is the outlay of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban
Transformation (AMRUT)?
– 50000 crore rupees
35. Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) was
launched to develop
of how many Cities and Towns of India?
– 500
36. What is the population criteria for Atal Mission for Rejuvenation
and Urban Transformation
– Population of One Lakh and
37. What is the outlay of Smart Cities Mission?
– 48000 Crore Rupees
38. In the Smart Cities Mission, How many smart cities will be
– 100
39. How many IIMs was approved by the Union Cabinet recently?
– 6
The new IIMs will be located at
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Sirmaur (Himachal
Pradesh), Nagpur
(Maharashtra), Sambalpur (Odisha) and Amritsar (Punjab).
40. Who was recently conferred with Orden de la Democracia Simon
Bolivar en el grado de cruz
– Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
41. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was conferred with Orden de la Democracia
Simon Bolivar en el grado de cruz
It is the highest civilian award of which country?
– Columbia
42. Praful Bidwai recently passed away. He was noted for his works in
the field of __________.
– Journalism
43.  1st One-Stop Crisis Centre
under Nirbhaya Fund will be launched in which state?
– Chhattisgarh
44. India’s first air-conditioned DEMU train was launched in _______.
– Kochi
45. Kerala Government’s highest honour for music, Swathi Puraskar was
recently conferred to
– Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
46. Who was selected for Sangita Kalanidhi Award of the Music Academy?
– S Subrahmanyan
47. Sanjay Deshmukh appointed Vice-Chancellor of which university?
– Mumbai University
48. Bongaigaon Power Plant is located in which state?
– Assam
49. Which state topped the list of States commissioning grid connected
Solar Power projects?
– Rajasthan
50. Which state declared June 22 as Snake Bird Day?
51. Kerala declared ______ as Snake Bird Day.
– June 22
52. Which state declared Blue Mormon as state butterfly?
– Maharashtra
53. What was India’s rank in Global Peace Index (GPI) 2015?
– 143
54. Name the former head of Missionaries of Charity who recently passed
– Sister Nirmala Joshi
55. Hemis festival is celebrated in which Indian state?
– Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh)
56. Who was conferred with The 28th Moortidevi Award for 2014?
– Vishwanath Tripathi
57. Vishwanath Tripathi was conferred with The 28th Moortidevi Award
for 2014 for _________.
– Vyomkesh Darvesh
58. The Government approved a proposal for setting up a second
international airport in NCR at
– Jewar
59. With which country did India sign MoU on cancer research, control,
prevention and management?
– United States of America
60. With the launch of the first phase of Chennai Metro Rail Service,
Chennai became the ____ city to
Metro Railways.
– 6th
61. Along with Chennai Metro Railway, which city recently launched
Metro Railway?
– Jaipur
62. Union Railway Ministry recently inaugurated Integrated Security
System in which city?
– Mumbai
63. National Statistics Day is observed on which date?
– 29 June
64. What was the theme of National Statistics Day 2015?
– Social Development


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