Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Night Class: General Awareness Quiz

Ques. : 1 India put off its negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) with __________ on 5 Aug, following an import ban imposed by the latter on 700 drugs tested by Hyderabad-based GVK Biosciences.
1) EU 
2) Australia
3) UK 
4) US
5) China


Ques. : 2 Which of the following has won the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award 2015 for exemplary work in Dairy Geographical Information System?
1) NDDB 
2) Mother Dairy
3) Amul 
4) COMPFED
5) None of these

Ques. : 3 Taking a cue from PM Narendra Modi's campaign to give up LPG subsidy, which of the following states would launch a scheme to inspire people to voluntarily surrender social security pension?
1) Rajasthan 
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Kerala 
4) Haryana
5) Punjab

Ques. : 4 The EPFO is to invest a part (5 per cent initially) of the retirement fund corpus in the capital market through ETFs for the first time. The term ETF stands for
1) Exchange-Tracked Fund 
2) Exchange-Transacted Fund
3) Exchange-Traded Fund 
4) Exchange-Transferred Fund
5) None of these

Ques. : 5 Which of the following countries is to inaugurate the new Suez Canal dubbed as the Suez Canal Axis on 6 Aug? The 72-km project is aimed at speeding up traffic.
1) Syria 
2) Egypt
3) Turkey 
4) Iran
5) Greece

Ques. : 6 Which of the following automakers in India launched the S-Cross, a premium crossover, on 5 Aug?
1) Hyundai 
2) Ford
3) Renault 
4) Maruti Suzuki
5) General Motors

Ques. : 7 The Legislative Assembly of which of the following states on 5 Aug passed a legislation making it mandatory for candidates contesting all level of panchayat raj elections to have toilets at their individual home by Jan 31, 2016? 
1) Uttar Pradesh 
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Bihar 
4) Gujarat
5) Karnataka

Ques. : 8 The National Highways Authority of India has released an index of prices pertaining to the sector for public comment. The length of National Highways in the country is about
1) 70,000 km 
2) 74,000 km
3) 83,000 km 
4) 96,000 km
5) None of these

Ques. : 9 The Asia’s largest telescope, the Multi Application Solar Telescope (MAST), was recently inaugurated in India in
1) Bengaluru, Karnataka 
2) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
3) Indore, Madhya Prasad 
4) Udaipur, Rajasthan
5) None of these

Ques. : 10 Who among the following has been honoured with the Ramanujan Prize for 2015? He has been honoured for his contributions in the area of algebraic K-theory, algebraic cycles and theory of motive.
1) Sujatha Ramadorai 
2) Amalendu Krishna
3) Kannan Soundararajan 
4) Manjul Bhargava
5) James Maynard



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