Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Night Class: General Awareness Quiz

Ques. : 1 India’s space agency ISRO will provide satellite-generated information to the railways through space technology. Its indigenous navigational guide system developed on the lines of GPS system of the US is named
1) VARUNA 
2) GAGAN
3) AKASH 
4) EAGLE
5) None of these

Ques. : 2 The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 15 Jun elected Mogens Lykketoft as its President for its upcoming 70th session in Sep 2015. He was the sole candidate from the Western European nations and is the speaker of the parliament of
1) Denmark 
2) Poland
3) Germany 
4) Croatia
5) Austria

Ques. : 3 Name the present president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) who visited New Delhi recently.
1) Jim Yong Kim 
2) Takehiko Nakao
3) Lou Jiwei 
4) Haruhiko Kuroda
5) Jin Liqun

Ques. : 4 Which of the following trains has been named as Yoga Express on the eve of the International Yoga Day on 21 Jun?
1) Haridwar Mail 
2) Kalinga Utkal Express
3) Chennai Express 
4) Bhopal Express
5) None of these

Ques. : 5 The Indian Basel III framework for bank risk-based capital requirements came into force in
1) Apr 2013 
2) Dec 2013
3) Apr 2014 
4) Sep 2014
5) None of these

Ques. : 6 In first of its kind ‘loan against shares’ (LAS) offering, which of the following banks is allowing customers to design their own loans and avail them in 24 hours?
1) ICICI Bank 
2) SBI
3) HDFC Bank 
4) Axis Bank
5) None of these

Ques. : 7 India and Poland set the bilateral trade target of ___________by 2018 after the meeting of Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation in Warsaw.
1) USD 2.5 billion 
2) USD 4 billion 
3) USD 5 billion 
4) USD 8 billion
5) None of these

Ques. : 8 The ADB has decided to increase its lending to India from an average of USD 3 billion annually to _________ in next few years.
1) USD 4 billion 
2) USD 5 billion
3) USD 6 billion 
4) USD 9 billion
5) None of these

Ques. : 9 What is the full form of NPS, a scheme launched by the PFRDA?
1) National Provided Scheme 
2) National Provisional System
3) National Participatory Scheme 
4) National Pension System
5) None of these

Ques. : 10 Which of the following telecommunication companies launched free pan India roaming scheme on 15 Jun? This scheme will allow company’s mobile customers across the country to receive incoming calls free of cost.
1) Bharti Airtel 
2) Idea
3) BSNL 
4) Vodafone
5) None of these



ANSWERS
1. 2) GAGAN
2. 1) Denmark
3. 2) Takehiko Nakao
4. 1) Haridwar Mail
5. 1) Apr 2013
6. 3) HDFC Bank
7. 3) USD 5 billion
8. 1) USD 4 billion
9. 4) National Pension System
10. 3) BSNL




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