Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Night Class: General Awareness Quiz

Ques. : 1 Haruhiko Kuroda is the present head of which of the following institutions?
1) Asian Development Bank 
2) World Bank
3) IMF 
4) Bank of Japan
5) None of these


Ques. : 2 The govt has appointed Nilesh Sathe as the member-life of the Insurance Regulatory
and Development Authority of India (IRDAI). The insurance regulator IRDAI is headquartered at
1) Bengaluru 
2) Mumbai
3) New Delhi 
4) Hyderabad
5) None of these

Ques. : 3 The central govt has approved increasing India’s solar power capacity target under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) to __________ by 2022.
1) 20,000 MW 
2) 50,000 MW
3) 100,000 MW 
4) 150,000 MW
5) None of these

Ques. : 4 The Union Cabinet on 17 Jun gave its approval for Housing for All by 2022 Mission. Which of the following is NOT true about the mission?
1) It has four components - slum rehabilitation, credit linked interest subsidy, affordable housing and
beneficiary-led individual house construction or enhancement.
2) The central assistance will be in the range of Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2.30 lakh per beneficiary.
3) In urban areas, 2 crore new houses are to be built to meet the housing shortage over the next seven years.
4) Interest subsidy of 6.5 per cent on housing loans availed upto a tenure of 15 years will be provided to EWS/LIG categories.
5) None of these

Ques. : 5 The Union Govt on 17 Jun decided to increase the number of workdays under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from 100 days to _______ in drought-affected areas of the country.
1) 120 days 
2) 125 days
3) 140 days 
4) 150 days
5) 200 days

Ques. : 6 What is India’s ranking in the 2015 Global Peace Index out of 162 countries?
1) 154 
2) 143
3) 112 
4) 72
5) 69 

Ques. : 7 Charles Correa, who passed away in Mumbai on 16 Jun, was the face of contemporary Indian
1) literature 
2) bureaucracy
3) architecture 
4) music
5) None of these

Ques. : 8 The 25-year-old Beno Zephine from Chennai has become the first 100 per cent blind
officer in
1) Indian Foreign Service 
2) Indian Army
3) Central Industrial Security Force 
4) Indian Police Service
5) None of these

Ques. : 9 The Election Commission has suspended the recognition of PA Sangma-led National
People’s Party? The party was a recognized state party in the state of
1) Rajasthan 
2) Assam
3) Sikkim 
4) Meghalaya
5) None of these

Ques. : 10 Name the Indian footballer who has become the first Indian to score 50 international goals. He achieved the feat during his team's 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Guam.
1) Sunil Chhetri 
2) IM Vijayan
3) Robin Singh 
4) Subrata Pal
5) Nirmal Chettri



ANSWERS
1. 4) Bank of Japan
2. 4) Hyderabad
3. 3) 100,000 MW
4. 5) None of these
5. 4) 150 days
6. 2) 143
7. 3) architecture
8. 1) Indian Foreign Service
9. 4) Meghalaya
10. 1) Sunil Chhetri




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