Thursday, 1 October 2015

Night Class: General Awareness Quiz

Ques. : 1 Hong Kong central bank has taken action against the Hong Kong Branch of which of the following public sector banks of India for violating the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing law?
1) Bank of Baroda 
2) State Bank of India
3) Bank of India 
4) Punjab National Bank
5) Canara Bank


Ques. : 2 As per the Financial Services Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, the govt has decided to infuse capital to the tune of _________ in public sector banks.
1) Rs 10,000 cr 
2) Rs 15,000 cr
3) Rs 20,000 cr 
4) Rs 25,000 cr
5) Rs 30,000 cr

Ques. : 3 Cyclone ________ hit parts of West Bengal and north Odisha recently.
1) Madi 
2) Komen
3) Nilam 
4) Helen
5) Lehar

Ques. : 4 Who among the following is the newly-appointed coach of the Indian men's hockey team?
1) Paul van Ass 
2) VR Raghunath
3) Michael Nobbs 
4) Terry Walsh
5) Roelant Oltmans

Ques. : 5 The proposed ____________ National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is likely to be set up as a trust in which the govt will contribute 49 per cent at most.
1) Rs 20,000-cr 
2) Rs 25,000-cr
3) Rs 50,000-cr 
4) Rs 75,000-cr
5) Rs 1,00,000-cr

Ques. : 6 The world’s largest animal sacrifice ritual, the Gadhimai festival of which of the following countries is no more a bloody affair as the animal sacrifice at the festival has been banned?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Bhutan
3) Nepal 
4) India
5) Indonesia

Ques. : 7 Name the movie which has become the first Tamil movie to have its premiere in the competition section of the upcoming 72nd Venice International Film Festival.
1) Visaaranai 
2) Drishyam
3) Bahubali: The Beginning 
4) Thalaivaa 
5) None of these

Ques. : 8 The EPFO will start investing in the stock market on Aug 6 with an initial corpus of around Rs 5,000 cr. The EPFO has been allowed to invest a minimum of 5 per cent and up to ________ of its funds in equity or equity-related schemes.
1) 10 per cent 
2) 15 per cent
3) 20 per cent 
4) 25 per cent
5) 30 per cent

Ques. : 9 Who among the following on 31 Jul was presented with the prestigious Arjuna Award?
1) Ravichandran Ashwin 
2) Ajinkya Rahane
3) Mahendra Singh Dhoni 
4) Suresh Raina
5) Ravindra Jadeja

Ques. : 10 According to the UN’s 2015 Revised World Population Prospect report released recently, India will become the most populous nation by
1) 2019 
2) 2020
3) 2021 
4) 2022
5) 2025


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






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