Monday, 5 October 2015

Night Class: General Awareness Quiz

Ques. : 1 The central govt signed a peace accord on 3 Aug with which of the following insurgent outfits to end the longest insurgency in the country?
1) NSCN (IM) 
2) NSCN (K)
3) All Bodo Students’ Union 
4) People’s War Group (PWG)
5) None of these

Ques. : 2 The Tourism Ministry’s Incredible India advertising campaign has been bagged by advertising agency McCann India for a period of three years. The agency has been handling the commercials on ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ featuring superstar
1) Salman Khan 
2) Shah Rukh Khan
3) Hrithik Roshan 
4) Aamir Khan
5) Amitabh Bachchan

Ques. : 3 Which of the following banks headed by Naina Lal Kidwai is planning to launch ’green bonds’ this year to enable fund raising for investments in projects with environmental benefits?
1) HSBC India 
2) ICICI Bank
3) HDFC Bank 
4) Axis Bank
5) Standard Chartered

Ques. : 4 The Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Majahan invoked which of the following rules to name (identifying for action) 25 Congress members who were protesting in the well of the House recently?
1) 349 
2) 374(A)
3) 331(D) 
4) 331A
5) 118(2)

Ques. : 5 The RBI announced its monetary policy review on 4 Aug. Which of the following rates and ratios is NOT correct after the recent review?
1) Repo rate – 7.25% 
2) Reverse repo rate – 6.25%
3) Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) – 4% 
4) Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) – 21.5%
5) None of these

Ques. : 6 The US President Barack Obama honoured three Indian Americans among others for their innovative and path breaking startups during the first-ever White House Demo Day recently. These Indian Americans include
1) Suma Reddy 
2) Ann Marie Sastry
3) Privahini Bradoo 
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 3)

Ques. : 7 As announced by the ISRO, recently, it will be launching nine nano/micro satellites  during 2015-16 timeframe for the first time for
1) UK 
2) France
3) US 
4) China
5) Bangladesh

Ques. : 8 The panel tasked with examining and suggesting reforms for the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in infrastructure projects is headed by
1) Shankar Acharya 
2) Bimal Jalan
3) C Rangarajan 
4) Vijay Kelkar
5) Y Venugopal Reddy

Ques. : 9 Which of the following countries is planning to send Jilin-1, the country’s first self developed remote sensing satellite for commercial use, into space in Oct?
1) Israel 
2) Spain
3) Norway 
4) Singapore
5) China

Ques. : 10 Which of the following is the first Bill passed by the Lok Sabha in the monsoon session of Parliament on 3 Aug?
1) The Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015
2) The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015
3) The SCs and the STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2014
4) The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) Bill, 2014
5) None of these



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





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