QUIZ OF DAY-02/01/2017 GK


Ques. :
1
 
Name
the Indian IT major which recently unveiled machine learning platform
‘Mana’ aimed at driving automation and bringing in innovation amongst
businesses.
1)
Infosys
2)
Wipro
3)
HCL
4)
Tech Mahindra
5)
TCS
Show Answer
Ques. :
2
 
________ has developed world’s first graphene electronic paper for next-gen e-readers.
1)
UK
2)
South Korea
3)
Switzerland
4)
China
5)
Japan
Show Answer
Ques. :
3
 
Rahuri
of Ahmednagar district in which state has became the first Municipal
Council to be integrated with digital locker for the issuance of all
essential Documents?
1)
Maharashtra
2)
Gujarat
3)
Tamil Nadu
4)
Andhra Pradesh
5)
Telangana
Show Answer
Ques. :
4
 
Which of the following state capitals was recently declared a ‘smoke-free city’?
1)
Tripura
2)
Dispur
3)
Itanagar
4)
Kohima
5)
Aizawl
Show Answer
Ques. :
5
 
The
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) recently entered
into an MoU for mutual cooperation and collaboration with
1)
World Bank
2)
Saarc Development Fund
3)
IMF
4)
Asian Development Bank
5)
AIIB
Show Answer
Ques. :
6
 
The central govt approved Rs 9,005 cr more investment in affordable housing in 3 states recently. These states are
1)
Bihar, Punjab and J&K
2)
UP, Sikkim and Rajasthan
3)
Maharashtra, Punjab and J&K
4)
Rajasthan, Haryana and Odisha
5)
MP, Sikkim and Bihar
Show Answer
Ques. :
7
 
PM
Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide 5 crore
free LPG connection to poor families. It is a _________ scheme.
1)
Rs 6,000-cr
2)
Rs 8,000-cr
3)
Rs 10,000-cr
4)
Rs 12,000-cr
5)
Rs 15,000-cr
Show Answer
Ques. :
8
 
The Centre’s ambitious Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme will be implemented across the country by
1)
2021
2)
2020
3)
2019
4)
2018
5)
2017
Show Answer
Ques. :
9
 
Nabard
has announced to have partnered with which country for a special
programme on Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security?
1)
Japan
2)
Israel
3)
Spain
4)
France
5)
Germany
Show Answer
Ques. :
10
 
Surender Kumar Bhagat has been appointed as the new Director General of
1)
Border Security Force
2)
National Security Guard
3)
CRPF
4)
CISF
5)
Railways Protection Force
Show Answer
Ques. :
11
 
Vijender Singh, who recorded the 5th consecutive victory in a professional match recently, is a
1)
shooter
2)
boxer
3)
wrestler
4)
golfer
5)
archer
Show Answer
Ques. :
12
 
The
former bureaucrat and parliamentarian NK Singh is soon to receive one
of the highest civilian honours from which country for promoting its
ties with India?
1)
Japan
2)
Germany
3)
France
4)
Sweden
5)
Israel
Show Answer
Ques. :
13
 
As
per the latest data disclosed by the govt for assessment year 2012-13,
taxpayers account for about what per cent of India’s population?
1)
one per cent
2)
two per cent
3)
2.5 per cent
4)
three per cent
5)
four per cent
Show Answer
Ques. :
14
 
The World Press Freedom Day is observed on
1)
30 Apr
2)
1 May
3)
2 May
4)
3 May
5)
5 May
Show Answer
Ques. :
15
 
India
conveyed to which of the following countries recently that it was ready
to clear nearly $6.5-bn of the dues for oil import from that country?
1)
Saudi Arabia
2)
UAE
3)
Iran
4)
Russia
5)
Iraq
Show Answer
Ques. :
16
 
President
Nicolas Maduro ordered a 30 per cent increase in minimum wage effective
from the International Labour Day (1 May) in the country
1)
Cambodia
2)
Chile
3)
Turkey
4)
Venezuela
5)
Vietnam
Show Answer
Ques. :
17
 
India
and __________ signed a landmark Air Services Agreement recently paving
the way for introduction of direct flights between the two countries.
1)
Australia
2)
New Zealand
3)
Germany
4)
France
5)
Mexico
Show Answer
Ques. :
18
 
The Mindtree co-founder Subroto Bagchi has been selected to head the Skill Development Authority of the state of
1)
Andhra Pradesh
2)
Telangana
3)
Karnataka
4)
Kerala
5)
Odisha
Show Answer
Ques. :
19
 
Bandaru Dattatreya is the present Union Minister of State of
1)
Environment, Forest and Climate Change
2)
Youth Affairs and Sports
3)
Petroleum and Natural Gas
4)
Textiles
5)
Labour and Employment
Show Answer
Ques. :
20
 
Which
of the following mobile operators in India has appointed six bankers to
raise about $2.5 bn (Rs 16,500 cr) through an initial public offering
this year?
1)
Bharti Airtel
2)
Ideal
3)
Vodafone
4)
Reliance Jio
5)
Tata Indicom
Show Answer
Ques. :
21
 
The forex reserves of India reached record high of USD 361.601 bn in Apr 2016. The forex reserves does not include
1)
foreign marketable securities
2)
monetary gold
3)
special drawing rights (SDRs)
4)
reserve position in the IMF
5)
None of these
Show Answer
Ques. :
22
 
The
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Parliament recently sought
explanation from the RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for bad-loan menace of
PSBs. The chairman of PAC is
1)
KV Thomas
2)
P Chidambaram
3)
Yashwant Sinha
4)
Murli Manohar Joshi
5)
Shanta Kumar
Show Answer
Ques. :
23
 
Indian
Navy’s first indigenous stealth submarine, INS Kalvari, was launched
for the sea trial recently. The submarine is built under Project 75 in
collaboration with
1)
Germany
2)
Russia
3)
Sweden
4)
UK
5)
France
Show Answer
Ques. :
24
 
Ajay Mittal, recently, took charge as the new secretary of
1)
Social Justice and Empowerment
2)
Information and Broadcasting
3)
Law and Justice
4)
Road Transport, Highways Shipping
5)
Defence
Show Answer
Ques. :
25
 
Who won the 2016 Russian Grand Prix F1 championship in Sochi?
1)
Kimi Raikkonen
2)
Lewis Hamilton
3)
Nico Rosberg
4)
Fernando Alonso
5)
Sebastian Vettel
Show Answer
Ques. :
26
 
Who among the following publicly identified himself as the creator of the digital currency Bitcoin recently?
1)
Jon Matonis
2)
Andreas Antonopoulos
3)
Shinichi Mochizuki
4)
Craig Wright
5)
None of these
Show Answer
Ques. :
27
 
Name
the Indian IT major, which along with others inaugurated Saudi Arabia’s
first all women Business and Technology Park recently.
1)
TCS
2)
Wipro
3)
HCL
4)
Infosys
5)
Tech Mahindra
Show Answer
Ques. :
28
 
The
Payments banks can accept demand deposits and savings bank deposits
from individuals and small businesses, up to a maximum of _________ per
account.
1)
Rs 20,000
2)
Rs 25,000
3)
Rs 50,000
4)
Rs 1 lakh
5)
Rs 2 lakh
Show Answer
Ques. :
29
 
The SBI cut its MCLR by 5 bps recently. In the term MCLR, the letter ‘M’ stands for
1)
Minimal
2)
Maximum
3)
Marginal
4)
Multiple
5)
Maturity
Show Answer
Ques. :
30
 
The core sector expanded at 6.4% in Mar 2016. Which of the following is one of the eight core sector industries?
1)
Automobiles
2)
Textiles
3)
Electronics
4)
Food processing
5)
Electricity
Show Answer
Ques. :
31
 
Name
the cricketer who has been roped in as the country’s goodwill
ambassador for the upcoming Rio Olympics. He will accompany Salman Khan
and Abhinav Bindra.
1)
Sachin Tendulkar
2)
MS Dhoni
3)
Kapil Dev
4)
Virat Kohli
5)
Sunil Gavaskar
Show Answer
Ques. :
32
 
Which state govt launched Chandranna Bima Yojana, an insurance scheme for the working class people, recently?
1)
Telangana
2)
Tamil Nadu
3)
Karnataka
4)
Andhra Pradesh
5)
Kerala
Show Answer
Ques. :
33
 
India has agreed to pay Iran an interest of what per cent on $6.5-billion that refiners owe it in oil dues?
1)
0.5 per cent
2)
1 per cent
3)
1.25 per cent
4)
1.5 per cent
5)
1.75 per cent
Show Answer
Ques. :
34
 
The
BHEL recently commissioned a 600 MW coal-based thermal power plant in
Jhabua Thermal Power Project (TPP) located in Seoni district in
1)
Rajasthan
2)
Madhya Pradesh
3)
Maharashtra
4)
Gujarat
5)
Uttar Pradesh
Show Answer
Ques. :
35
 
The
BCCI has recommended Indian Test captain Virat Kohli for the Rajiv
Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and _________ for the Arjuna award.
1)
Ravichandran Ashwin
2)
Rohit Sharma
3)
Ajinkya Rahane
4)
Shikhar Dhawan
5)
Ravindra Jadeja
Show Answer
Ques. :
36
 
The initiative named MICE, launched by the central govt, recently, is aimed at up gradation of which sector in India?
1)
Tourism
2)
Health
3)
Coal
4)
Electricity
5)
Space
Show Answer
Ques. :
37
 
The ADMM-Plus (ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus) Exercise on Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism was held recently in
1)
Cambodia
2)
Thailand
3)
Brunei
4)
Vietnam
5)
Papua New Guinea
Show Answer
Ques. :
38
 
The
Rajya Sabha Chairman turned down liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s
resignation on procedural grounds recently. Name the present chairman of
Rajya Sabha.
1)
KV Thomas
2)
Mohd Hamid Ansari
3)
Najma Heptullah
4)
K Rahman Khan
5)
PJ Kurien
Show Answer
Ques. :
39
 
The Time magazine’s 2016 list of the 100 most reputable universities in the world is topped by
1)
University of Oxford
2)
University of Cambridge
3)
Stanford University
4)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
5)
Harvard University
Show Answer
Ques. :
40
 
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) retained India’s growth forecast at what per cent for FY17 recently?
1)
6.7 per cent
2)
6.9 per cent
3)
7.1 per cent
4)
7.3 per cent
5)
7.5 per cent
Show Answer
Ques. :
41
 
Aviva Plc recently acquired an additional 23 per cent stake in Aviva Life Insurance from which firm for Rs 940 cr?
1)
Reliance Capital
2)
Dabur Invest Corp
3)
Bajaj Capital
4)
Bharti Group
5)
Birla Sunlife
Show Answer
Ques. :
42
 
Which of the following technology firms announced the biggest tech merger in history, the $70-bn merger with EMC recently?
1)
Dell
2)
HP
3)
Oracle
4)
Microsoft
5)
Red Hat
Show Answer
Ques. :
43
 
The
63rd National Film Awards were presented by the president Pranab
Mukherjee recently. Who was conferred the Best Director award this year?
1)
Anand L Rai (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
2)
Shoojit Sircar (Piku)
3)
SS Rajamouli (Baahubali: The Beginning)
4)
Kabir Khan (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
5)
Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Bajirao Mastani)
Show Answer
Ques. :
44
 
The Supreme Court appointed a three-member panel to oversee the Medical Council of India (MCI) recently. The panel is headed by
1)
SK Sareen
2)
Vinod Rai
3)
RM Lodha
4)
Kurian Joseph
5)
HL Dattu
Show Answer
Ques. :
45
 
India
will organise a cultural festival in which of the following countries
to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore?
1)
France
2)
Papua New Guinea
3)
Egypt
4)
Mauritius
5)
Suriname
Show Answer
Ques. :
46
 
Patricia
Espinosa was selected as the executive secretary of the United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) recently. She is a
diplomat from
1)
Norway
2)
Sweden
3)
Denmark
4)
Mexico
5)
Chile
Show Answer
Ques. :
47
 
Who among the following took charge as Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) based in Pune recently?
1)
Bhupendra Kainthola
2)
Prashant Pathrabe
3)
Nana Patekar
4)
Salim Khan
5)
Anupam Kher
Show Answer
Ques. :
48
 
Mark Selby from England won the 2016 World Championship title of which of the following games recently?
1)
Squash
2)
Chess
3)
Table tennis
4)
Boxing
5)
Snooker
Show Answer
Ques. :
49
 
What
is the full form of the term PMI? It is an indicator of business
activity — both in the manufacturing and services sectors.
1)
Purchasing Market Index
2)
Purchasing Management Index
3)
Purchasing Monitors’ Index
4)
Purchasing Managers’ Index
5)
None of these
Show Answer
Ques. :
50
 
The World Malaria Day is observed on
1)
23 Apr
2)
25 Apr
3)
26 Apr
4)
3 May
5)
5 May
Show Answer
QUIZ OF DAY-03/01/2017 GK
FREE EE ONLINE TEST-MAGNETIC CIRCUIT PART 1

Leave a Reply