Night Class: General Awareness Quiz

Ques. : 1 India-born Indra Nooyi has become the Yale School of Management’s biggest alumni donor and the first woman to endow a deanship at a top B-School. She is the present CEO of
1) PepsiCo 
2) Coca Cola
3) Nestle 
4) Yahoo
5) General Motors
Ques. : 2 Lt General Jacob-Farj-Rafael or JFR Jacob, who died recently, had played an important role in which of the following wars?
1) 1947 war 
2) 1962 war
3) 1965 war 
4) 1971 war
5) 1999 war

Ques. : 3 The conference of Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) on Afghan Peace and Reconciliation process was held in Islamabad on 11 Jan 2016. The members of QCG are
1) Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the US
2) Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and the US
3) Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia and the US
4) Afghanistan, Pakistan, UK and the US
5) None of these
Ques. : 4 The World Bank said about which of the following initiatives recently that it is estimated to be saving the govt about $1 bn annually?
1) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 
2) Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana
3) Aadhaar 
4) Mission Indradhanush
5) MGNREGA
Ques. : 5 The five-day long 20th National Youth Festival was hosted starting 12th Jan by the capital city of Chhattisgarh which is
1) Dehradun 
2) Naya Raipur
3) Bijapur 
4) Raigarh
5) None of these
Ques. : 6 The Bihar govt decided to waive off entertainment tax on the movie Chalk N Duster recently. The film with Juhi Chawla in the lead role, has been directed by
1) Shabana Azmi 
2) Jayant Gilatar
3) Meghna Gulzar 
4) Sanjay Gupta
5) Apoorva Lakhia
Ques. : 7 India recently assured the visiting Syrian Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Walid alMoallem to complete all stalled projects there. The capital city of Syria is
1) Nassau 
2) Manama
3) Damascus 
4) Tirana
5) Yerevan
Ques. : 8 The Bihar govt recently decided to impose tax on luxury items including sweets (priced more than Rs 500 a kg) and mosquito repellant. The tax will be imposed at the rate of
1) 3.5% 
2) 5.5%
3) 9.5% 
4) 11.5%
5) 13.5%
Ques. : 9 Which of the following Indian banks recently opened its first branch dedicated to serving startup companies in Bengaluru?
1) Punjab National Bank 
2) Canara Bank
3) Bank of India 
4) State Bank of India
5) Bank of Baroda
Ques. : 10 India put on hold the application of the DBS Bank to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the parent recently in a retaliatory measure. The banks is based in
1) China 
2) Singapore
3) US 
4) Germany
5) South Korea
Answers:
1. 1) 
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3. 1) 
4. 3) 
5. 2) 
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7. 3) 
8. 5) 
9. 4) 
10. 2)