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General Awareness – 123

  1. India and which of the following countries have signed the Rs. 58,363 crore deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets on September 23, 2016?
    1) Brazil
    2) USA
    3) Russia
    4) UK
    5) France
  2. Which film has been chosen India's official entry to the Best Foreign Language category at the 89th Academy Awards (Oscars) to be held in February 2017 in Los Angeles?
    1) Neerja (Hindi)
    2) Visaranai (Tamil)
    3) Airlift (Hindi)
    4) Sairat (Marathi)
    5) Tithi (Kannada)
  3. Legendary classical singer M.S. Subbulakshmi's centenary birth anniversary was celebrated this year on?
    1) September 14
    2) September 15
    3) September 16
    4) September 17
    5) September 18
  4. Which Indian former army chief was conferred with the highest French civilian honor "Officer of the Legion of Honor" in April 2016?
    1) V.P. Malik
    2) V.K. Singh
    3) Bikram Singh
    4) J.J. Singh
    5) Nirmal Chander Vij
  5. Who among the following is not a woman hockey player?
    1) Deepika
    2) Rani Rampal
    3) Sushila Chanu
    4) Poonam Rani
    5) Apurvi Chandela
  6. Dassault Aviation is an international aircraft manufacturer based in which of the following countries?
    1) UK
    2) USA
    3) France
    4) Brazil
    5) Canada
  7. Atomic Power Station is located in which of the following places in India?
    1) Pune
    2) Allahabad
    3) Shimla
    4) Ranchi
    5) Narora
  8. Idriss Deby has been elected as the President of which of the following African countries?
    1) Sudan
    2) Chad
    3) Somalia
    4) Ethiopia
    5) Namibia
  9. Which team won the I - League football championship in April 2016?
    1) Bengaluru FC
    2) Salgaocar FC
    3) Mohun Bagan A.C.
    4) East Bengal F.C.
    5) Sporting Clube de Goa
  10. Rafale fighter plane is a product of which of the following aircraft manufacturers?
    1) Boeing
    2) Airbus
    3) BAE Systems
    4) Lockheed Martin
    5) Dassault
  11. Which Bollywood actor is the co-author of the book "The Kiss of Life: How a Superhero and My Son Defeated Cancer"?
    1) Emraan Hashmi
    2) Shah Rukh Khan
    3) Sanjay Dutt
    4) Anupam Kher
    5) Paresh Rawal
  12. The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) was established in 1996 by the Reserve Bank of India in?
    1) Pune
    2) Hyderabad
    3) Mumbai
    4) Lucknow
    5) New Delhi
  13. Which eminent fashion designer has been appointed advisor to the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for promotion of Khadi?
    1) Neeta Lulla
    2) Manish Arora
    3) Ritu Beri
    4) Manish Malhotra
    5) Anita Dongre
  14. Tanganyika and Zanzibar States were unified to create which of the following countries in Africa?
    1) Zambia
    2) Mozambique
    3) Democratic Republic of Congo
    4) Tanzania
    5) Zimbabwe
  15. Chameli Devi Jain Award is given for outstanding women?
    1) Teachers
    2) Sportspersons
    3) Scientists
    4) Musicians
    5) Media persons
  16. The 2015-16 Chameli Devi Jain Award has been given to?
    1) Priyanka Kakodkar
    2) Raksha Kumar
    3) Nidhi Razdan
    4) Both 1 and 2
    5) All 1, 2 and 3
  17. Anker Jorgensen passed away in March 2016. He served as the Prime Minister of which of the following European countries?
    1) Iceland
    2) Ireland
    3) Denmark
    4) Norway
    5) Netherlands
  18. Alstom is a multinational company operating in rail transport markets headquartered in Saint Ouen in?
    1) Germany
    2) France
    3) Spain
    4) UK
    5) USA
  19. Alstom will construct an electric locomotive manufacturing factory at Madhepura in? (Alstom will build 800 high power engines)
    1) Uttar Pradesh
    2) Uttarakhand
    3) Bihar
    4) Jharkhand
    5) Chhattisgarh
  20. The government made it compulsory from January 1, 2016 to quote Permanent Account Number (PAN) for all transactions over?
    1) Rs. 3 lakh
    2) Rs. 2 lakh
    3) Rs. 2.5 lakh
    4) Rs. 4 lakh
    5) Rs. 3.5 lakh
  21. The Union Health Ministry has announced a plan to eliminate Malaria from India by?
    1) 2030
    2) 2025
    3) 2020
    4) 2028
    5) 2032
  22. The "UDAY" scheme focuses on improving operation efficiency of?
    1) Public sector banks
    2) Public sector insurance companies
    3) Public sector telecom companies
    4) Electricity distribution companies
    5) Public sector oil companies
  23. Mahamaham festival is celebrated every 12 years in?
    1) Kochi, Kerala
    2) Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
    3) Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
    4) Karwar, Karnataka
    5) Nasik, Maharashtra
  24. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned the second 270 MW unit at Goindwal Sahib coal-fired power project in March 2016 in?
    1) Uttar Pradesh
    2) Himachal Pradesh
    3) Haryana
    4) Punjab
    5) Uttarakhand
  25. The 2017 women's cricket world cup will be played in which of the following countries?
    1) India
    2) New Zealand
    3) Australia
    4) South Africa
    5) England
  26. State Bank of India recently launched "Japan Desk" to facilitate Japanese Corporates looking to invest in India with banking and advisory services in which of the following cities?
    1) Shima
    2) Tokyo
    3) New Delhi
    4) Mumbai
    5) Hyderabad
  27. Every year April 25 is observed as?
    1) World Diabetes Day
    2) World Cancer Day
    3) World Health day
    4) World Malaria Day
    5) World Hemophilia Day
  28. Twinstar Display Technologies will set up LCD manufacturing facility with an investment of 10 billion dollars in the State of?
    1) Gujarat
    2) Andhra Pradesh
    3) Bihar
    4) West Bengal
    5) Maharashtra
  29. Which of the following statements is not correct?
    1) The 12th South Asian Games were hosted by India in 2016
    2) Lamitye is a joint military exercise of the Indian army and the defense forces of Seychelles
    3) Amish Tripathi is the author of the book "The White Tiger"
    4) The United Nations Organization declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses
    5) Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya is the founder of Banaras Hindu University
  30. Which of the following Indian diplomats is the author of the book "The Exile"?
    1) Vikas Swarup
    2) Arun Kumar Singh
    3) Navtej Sarna
    4) Meera Shankar
    5) Nirupama Rao
  31. The term "Bishop" is associated with which of the following sports?
    1) Chess
    2) Soccer
    3) Badminton
    4) Table Tennis
    5) Bridge
  32. Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe that includes?
    1) Denmark
    2) Norway
    3) Sweden
    4) Both 1 and 2
    5) All 1, 2 and 3
  33. Bad advances of a bank are called?
    1) Book debts
    2) Out of order accounts
    3) Non-performing assets
    4) Overdrawn accounts
    5) None of these
  34. ATMs that are owned and operated by non banking entities are called?
    1) On site ATMs
    2) Off site ATMs
    3) Black Label ATMs
    4) White Label ATMs
    5) None of these
  35. Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia recently won an international sports championship. He is a famous?
    1) Tennis player
    2) Table Tennis player
    3) Squash player
    4) Golf player
    5) Badminton player
  36. Octavio Paz of Mexico wrote which of the following books?
    1) An Area of Darkness
    2) A House for Mr. Biswas
    3) The Inheritance of Loss
    4) A Tale of Two Gardens
    5) A Suitable Boy
  37. Identify the mismatched pair?

    CUP

    GAME/SPORT

    1) Azlan Shah Cup

    Hockey

    2) Davis Cup

    Tennis

    3) Duleep Trophy

    Cricket

    4) Thomas Cup

    Badminton

    5) Merdeka Cup

    Golf

  38. Which of the following countries is a member of both G8 and G20?
    1) Australia
    2) Argentina
    3) Mexico
    4) China
    5) Italy
  39. Which country test fired the "Zarb" surface to sea missile in April 2016?
    1) Pakistan
    2) Iran
    3) Afghanistan
    4) Iraq
    5) Bangladesh
  40. KfW will provide a loan assistance of Rs. 3,750 crore for the Nagpur metro project. KfW is a Development Bank of?
    1) Spain
    2) France
    3) Poland
    4) Germany
    5) Romania


Key

1) 5

2) 2

3) 3

4) 4

5) 5

6) 3

7) 5

8) 2

9) 1

10) 5

11) 1

12) 2

13) 3

14) 4

15) 5

16) 4

17) 3

18) 2

19) 3

20) 2

21) 1

22) 4

23) 3

24) 4

25) 5

26) 3

27) 4

28) 5

29) 3

30) 3

31) 1

32) 5

33) 3

34) 4

35) 5

36) 4

37) 5

38) 5

39) 1

40) 4

Published date : 30 Sep 2016 11:55AM