Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Night Class: General Awareness Quiz

Ques. : 1 As per the latest sigma study from global reinsurer Swiss Re, India's insurance penetration in financial year 2014-15 (FY15) remained at
1) 3.1 per cent 
2) 3.3 per cent
3) 3.9 per cent 
4) 4.3 per cent
5) None of these


Ques. : 2 The social networking giant Facebook has partnered security software firm Kasperky to help its users detect and clean malware from their computers. The term malware is used for computer
1) spyware 
2) trojan horses
3) worms 
4) viruses
5) All the above

Ques. : 3 The Union Cabinet on 24 Jun gave its approval for setting up of six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in the country. Which of the following will NOT be one of them?
1) Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) 
2) Bodh Gaya (Bihar)
3) Dispur (Assam) 
4) Nagpur (Maharashtra)
5) Amritsar (Punjab)

Ques. : 4 The Union Cabinet on 24 Jun decided to renew long term agreement with the steel mills of which of the following countries for supply of high grade Indian iron ore during Apr 2015 to Mar 2018?
1) China and US 
2) South Korea and Japan
3) Russia and France 
4) Germany and France
5) None of these

Ques. : 5 Name the tennis legend who on 24 Jun was appointed as the Ayurveda brand ambassador of Kerala.
1) Martina Hingis 
2) Sania Mirza
3) Steffi Graf 
4) Monica Seles
5) None of these

Ques. : 6 The board of directors of which of the following private lenders extended managing director Aditya Puri's tenure for another five years, with effect from Nov 1 recently?
1) ICICI Bank 
2) HDFC Bank
3) Kotak Mahindra Bank 
4) Yes Bank
5) None of these

Ques. : 7 NITI Aayog's sub-committee of chief ministers on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan will submit its report to the Centre by Aug 2015. This sub-committee is headed by
1) Lal Thanhawla 
2) Harish Rawat
3) Siddaramaiah 
4) N Chandrababu Naidu
5) None of these

Ques. : 8 PM Narendra Modi on Jul 1 will launch the digital locker facility. Which of the following is NOT true about the digital locker facility?
1) It will help citizens digitally store their important documents (PAN card, passport, mark sheets and degree certificates).
2) It uses authenticity services provided by Aadhaar.
3) It will provide for sharing of verified electronic documents across govt agencies.
4) It will increase the administrative overheads of govt departments and agencies created due to paper work.
5) None of these

Ques. : 9 The Application Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) system is related to
1) insurance sector 
2) export-import
3) commodity market 
4) capital market
5) None of these

Ques. : 10 We often read about the term PMLA in financial newspapers. What is the full form of PMLA?
1) Prevention of Monetary Lending Act 
2) Prevention of Money Leasing Act
3) Prevention of Monetary Liaisoning Act 
4) Prevention of Money Laundering Act
5) None of these



ANSWERS

1. 2)
2. 5)
3. 3)
4. 2)
5. 3)
6. 2)
7. 4)
8. 4)
9. 4)
10. 4) 





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