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General Awareness – 124

  1. Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa has been removed as the Governor of which of the following States?
    1) Arunachal Pradesh
    2) Meghalaya
    3) Manipur
    4) Nagaland
    5) Assam
  2. Who is the brand ambassador of "MAA" (Mother's Absolute Affection) campaign? (MAA is a program for the promotion of breast-feeding)
    1) Kareena Kapoor
    2) Madhuri Dixit
    3) Twinkle Khanna
    4) Sridevi
    5) Aishwarya Rai
  3. Which city will host the 12th G20 Summit in July 2017?
    1) Toronto, Canada
    2) Rome, Italy
    3) Hamburg, Germany
    4) New Delhi, India
    5) Seoul, South Korea
  4. U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Indian - American Geeta Pasi as the envoy to?
    1) Burundi
    2) Somalia
    3) Zambia
    4) Chad
    5) Central African Republic
  5. Who won the Global Indian of the Year 2016 Award?
    1) Shah Rukh Khan
    2) Priyanka Chopra
    3) Hrithik Roshan
    4) Amitabh Bachchan
    5) Aishwarya Rai
  6. The FIDE World Chess Championship will be held in November 2016 in?
    1) Oslo, Norway
    2) New York, USA
    3) Sochi, Russia
    4) Sofia, Bulgaria
    5) Chennai, India
  7. Who won the World Chess Candidates tournament held in Moscow in March 2016?
    1) Sergey Karjakin (Russia)
    2) Fabiano Caruana (USA)
    3) Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria)
    4) Anish Giri (Netherlands)
    5) Viswanathan Anand (India)
  8. Who was declared the Femina Miss India World 2016?
    1) Sushruthi Krishna
    2) Priyadarshini Chatterjee
    3) Pankhuri Gidwani
    4) Urvashi Rautela
    5) None of these
  9. Khadija Ismayilova was awarded the UNESCO/ Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize on May 3, 2016. She is a journalist from?
    1) Syria
    2) Iraq
    3) Azerbaijan
    4) Israel
    5) Kazakhstan
  10. Identify the mismatched pair?

    COUNTRY

    CAPITAL

    1) Sweden

    Stockholm

    2) Austria

    Vienna

    3) Denmark

    Copenhagen

    4) Belgium

    Brussels

    5) Spain

    Barcelona


  11. Hashim Thaci was sworn in as the President of which of the following European countries on April 7, 2016?
    1) Kosovo
    2) Serbia
    3) Macedonia
    4) Croatia
    5) Albania
  12. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in compliance with the Supreme Court directions constituted a three member committee to address the issues related to content regulation in government advertising in April 2016. Who is the Chairman of this committee?
    1) Rajat Sharma
    2) B.B. Tandon
    3) Piyush Pandey
    4) C.K. Prasad
    5) A. Surya Prakash
  13. What is the single emergency number that will be operational throughout India from January 1, 2017?
    1) 911
    2) 109
    3) 112
    4) 999
    5) 222
  14. Which country joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as a dialogue partner in March 2016?
    1) Bangladesh
    2) Bhutan
    3) Maldives
    4) Nepal
    5) Mauritius
  15. Who was appointed the Director General of Bureau of Police Research and Development in April 2016?
    1) Geeta Johri
    2) Deepak Mishra
    3) Aruna Bahuguna
    4) Nehchal Sandhu
    5) Meeran Borwankar
  16. Who was roped in as the brand ambassador of the Skill India campaign in April 2016?
    1) Viswanathan Anand
    2) Leander Paes
    3) Sachin Tendulkar
    4) Saina Nehwal
    5) A. R. Rahman
  17. Bank of the West is headquartered in San Francisco, USA. It is a subsidiary of which of the following banking giants?
    1) BNP Paribas
    2) Credit Agricole
    3) Societe Generale
    4) Barclays
    5) Royal Bank of Scotland
  18. Which of the following Indian-Americans was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West in March 2016?
    1) Alka Banerjee
    2) Nandita Bakshi
    3) Neerja Sethi
    4) Jayshree Ullal
    5) Padmasree Warrior
  19. Gorumara National Park is located in the Indian State of?
    1) Arunachal Pradesh
    2) Assam
    3) Meghalaya
    4) West Bengal
    5) Sikkim
  20. What is the currency of Austria?
    1) Peso
    2) Euro
    3) Franc
    4) Lira
    5) Pound
  21. Which of the following statements is not correct with regard to Stand up India?
    1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the "Stand up India" scheme in Noida, Uttar Pradesh on April 5, 2016
    2) It is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship among Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and women by giving loans in the range of Rs. 10 lakh to Rs. 1 crore for setting up a new enterprise
    3) This would help in creating 2.5 lakh entrepreneurs in India as every bank branch would be required to provide two such loans to an SC/ ST person and a woman
    4) The purpose of loan is for setting up a new enterprise in manufacturing, trading or services sector
    5) The scheme will facilitate the creation of a corpus of Rs. 15,000 crore for credit guarantee via the National Credit Guarantee Trustee Company (NCGTC)
  22. Stand up India scheme was unveiled on April 5, 2016 to mark the birth anniversary of the late?
    1) Jayaprakash Narayan
    2) Dr B.R. Ambedkar
    3) Babu Jagjivan Ram
    4) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya
    5) Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
  23. The term "Bulk deposit" means Rupee term deposit of?
    1) Rs. 50 lakh and above
    2) Rs. 75 lakh and above
    3) Rs. 1 crore and above
    4) Rs. 25 lakh and above
    5) None of these
  24. New Bank of India was merged with which of the following public sector banks in 1993?
    1) State Bank of India
    2) Bank of India
    3) Central Bank of India
    4) Punjab National Bank
    5) Union Bank of India
  25. The Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) would help in facilitating credit up to?
    1) Rs. 10 lakh
    2) Rs. 5 lakh
    3) Rs. 15 lakh
    4) Rs 20 lakh
    5) Rs. 18 lakh
  26. Antwerp is the world's largest diamond trading centre. It is a city in?
    1) Spain
    2) Belgium
    3) Germany
    4) France
    5) Sweden
  27. National League for Democracy (NLD) Chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi is Myanmar's Minister of?
    1) Border Affairs
    2) Defense
    3) Home Affairs
    4) Health
    5) Foreign Affairs
  28. India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which of the following countries for cooperation and mutual assistance in development of ports during Maritime India Summit in April 2016?
    1) Japan
    2) China
    3) Maldives
    4) South Korea
    5) Vietnam
  29. Jose Marti International Airport is located in?
    1) Havana, Cuba
    2) Lima, Peru
    3) Mexico City, Mexico
    4) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    5) Buenos Aires, Argentina
  30. Volodymyr Groysman assumed office as the Prime Minister of which of the following countries in April 2016?
    1) Russia
    2) Hungary
    3) Ukraine
    4) Moldova
    5) Latvia
  31. Who is the author of the newly released novel "Selection Day"?
    1) Arvind Adiga
    2) Ravinder Singh
    3) Sanjeev Sanyal
    4) Ramachandra Guha
    5) Chetan Bhagat
  32. Which of the following regulates Mutual Funds?
    1) RBI
    2) IRDAI
    3) AMFI
    4) SEBI
    5) NABARD
  33. With reference to world trade, the abbreviation GATT stands for?
    1) General Aspects on Tariff and Trade
    2) General Agreement on Traffic and Trade
    3) General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
    4) Geneva Agreement on Tariff and Trade
    5) None of these
  34. Reserve Bank of India regulations allows universal banks to invest up to what percent in payments banks?
    1) 51 per cent
    2) 10 per cent
    3) 20 per cent
    4) 30 per cent
    5) 26 per cent
  35. For Stand up India scheme there is a Rs. 10,000 crore refinance window through?
    1) RBI
    2) NABARD
    3) DRDA
    4) NDB
    5) SIDBI
  36. Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) is Asia's biggest optical telescope. It was built with the assistance of?
    1) Japan
    2) USA
    3) Belgium
    4) China
    5) Mexico
  37. ARIES is located at Devasthal in?
    1) Uttar Pradesh
    2) Uttarakhand
    3) Rajasthan
    4) Haryana
    5) Himachal Pradesh
  38. Which country became the 189th member of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in April 2016?
    1) South Sudan
    2) Tuvalu
    3) Fiji
    4) Nauru
    5) Vanuatu


Answers

1) 1

2) 2

3) 3

4) 4

5) 5

6) 2

7) 1

8) 2

9) 3

10) 5

11) 1

12) 2

13) 3

14) 4

15) 5

16) 3

17) 1

18) 2

19) 4

20) 2

21) 5

22) 3

23) 3

24) 4

25) 1

26) 2

27) 5

28) 4

29) 1

30) 3

31) 1

32) 4

33) 3

34) 4

35) 5

36) 3

37) 2

38) 4

 

 

Published date : 30 Sep 2016 12:10PM