April 07, 2018

January 2018 current affairs for SBI, RBI, Nabard and UPSC exams #8

January 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, Nabard grade A and UPSC exams

January 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, Nabard grade A and UPSC exams
  1. From which country did the union Defence Minister Nirmala sitharaman cleared proposal to procure Barak missiles?
  2. Union Defence Minister Nirmala sitharaman cleared the proposal to procure precision guided bombs for the Indian Air Force from which country?
  3. What will be the cost of the 131 Barak missiles and associated equipment that are to be procured from Israel?
  4. What will be the cost of the 240 Precision guided bombs that will be procured from Russia?
  5. Which state government announced that it would be obtaining electric vehicles under the central government's faster adoption and manufacturing of hybrid and electric vehicles in India, FAME-India, scheme?
  6. What was the initial budget allocation for Fame India scheme which was announced in the union budget 2015 to 16?
  7. Which ministry is the Fame India scheme being administered?
  8. Under which scheme, Government encourages buyers to purchase hybrid and electric vehicles by providing monetary subsidy?
  9. Which town of Tamilnadu hosted the 171st Araadhanai Music Festival?
  10. Who is the governor of Tamilnadu?
  11. In which state is Uttarayan festival celebrated?
  12. Which state government has launched a special police force to safeguard tourist?
  13. Which language of Black Sea villagers in Northern Turkey has been entered in the list of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO?
  14. What are the two main reasons that are causing threat to the bird language of Black Sea villagers?
  15. Which state has become the sixth US state to permit the sale of Cannabis for recreational use?


Answers


  1. Israel
  2. Russia
  3. Rupees 460 crores
  4. Rupees 1254 crores
  5. Karnataka
  6. Rupees 75 crores
  7. Union ministry of heavy industries and public Enterprises
  8. Fame India scheme
  9. Thiruvaiyaru
  10. Banwarilal Purohit
  11. Gujarat
  12. Puducherry
  13. Bird language
  14. Advent of Technology; increasing use of cellular mobile systems
  15. California


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