Tuesday, 17 March 2015

General Awareness Quiz

1. Alexis Tsipras became the Prime Minister of which of the following countries on January 26,
2015?
1) Spain
2) Poland
3) Cyprus
4) Portugal
5) Greece


2. How many persons were conferred the Padma Vibhushan award in 2015?
1) 2
2) 9
3) 5
4) 4
5) 20

3. Who was named the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year in January 2015?
1) Gurinder Sandhu
2) Ryan Carters
3) Sean Abbott
4) Josh Hazelwood
5) Patrick Cummins

4. Who was crowned the Miss Universe 2014 on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida, USA?
1) Nia Sanchez (USA)
2) Dlana Harkusha (Ukraine)
3) Migbelis Castellanos (Venezuela)
4) Paulina Vega (Colombia)
5) None of these

5. Who received Australia's Allan Border Medal in January 2015?
1) Michael Clarke
2) David Warner
3) Mitchell Johnson
4) Brad Haddin
5) Steve Smith

6. 'Project Loon' is developed by which of the following companies with the mission of providing internet access to rural and remote areas?
1) Yahoo
2) Microsoft
3) Facebook
4) Google
5) Oracle

7. The National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) is situated in?
1) Anand
2) Karnal
3) Ahmadabad
4) Lucknow
5) Kolkata

8. Which State has launched 'Gauravi', a One-Stop Crisis Centre for women?
1) Himachal Pradesh
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) None of these

9. World Refugee Day is observed on?
1) July 20
2) June 20
3) July 14
4) June 14
5) June 24

10. Which of the following regulates housing finance companies?
1) RBI
2) NABARD
3) IRDA
4) SEBI
5) NHB

11. Michelle Howard is the first woman to achieve the rank of admiral in the Navy of ?
1) UK
2) USA
3) Australia
4) South Africa
5) New Zealand

12. Which former Chief Election Commissioner is the author of the book "An Undocumented Wonder- The Making of the Great Indian Election"?
1) Navin Chawla
2) T.N. Seshan
3) V.S. Sampath
4) N. Gopalaswami
5) S.Y. Quraishi

13. Which of the following countries issued a coin with an embedded thermometer to commemorate the 270th death anniversary of Anders Celsius, a Swedish physicist?
1) Cook Islands
2) Fiji
3) Marshall Islands
4) Papua New Guinea
5) Solomon Islands

14. Which of the following public sector undertakings has been awarded the Navratna status?
1) Cochin Shipyard Limited
2) Goa Shipyard Limited
3) Indian Rare Earths Limited
4) Mazagaon Dock Limited
5) National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited

15. The first country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to published works for
persons who are blind is?
1) USA
2) India
3) Switzerland
4) UK
5) Finland

16. Which of the following is India's first ever indigenously built research ship?
1) Sindhu Ratna
2) Sindhu Rakshak
3) Sindhu Sadhana
4) Sindhu Garuda
5) None of these

17. Which eminent scientist was conferred the Dr Mohan Dharia Nation Building Award in 2014?
1) Raghunath Mashelkar
2) CNR Rao
3) MYS Prasad
4) Shekar Basu
5) Avinash Chander

18. The National Institute of Oceanography is located in?
1) Kerala
2) Goa
3) Maharashtra
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Tamil Nadu

19. Balramji Das Tandon is the Governor of which of the following Indian States?
1) Uttar Pradesh
2) West Bengal
3) Haryana
4) Chhattisgarh
5) Mizoram

20. Mohammed Dionne has been appointed the Prime Minister of which of the following African
countries?
1) Senegal
2) Mauritania
3) Mali
4) Guinea
5) Gambia


ANSWERS
1) 5 
2) 2 
3) 3 
4) 4 
5) 5 
6) 4 
7) 2 
8) 3 
9) 2 
10) 5
11) 2 
12) 5 
13) 1 
14) 5 
15) 2 
16) 3 
17) 1 
18) 2 
19) 4 
20) 1

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