QUIZ OF DAY-08/01/2017 GK

Ques. :
1
 
The
Union Cabinet recently approved an MoU between RBI and the Central Bank
of _____ on co-operation on currency swap agreement recently.
1)
Iran
2)
UAE
3)
Iraq
4)
Afghanistan
5)
Sri Lanka
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Ques. :
2
 
The State Bank of India (SBI) is headquartered at
1)
Mumbai
2)
New Delhi
3)
Bengaluru
4)
Chennai
5)
Kolkata
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Ques. :
3
 
The
central govt has approved a plan for constructing 1,000 km of
expressways under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP)
phase-VI at a cost of
1)
Rs 10,680 cr
2)
Rs 12,680 cr
3)
Rs 14,680 cr
4)
Rs 16,680 cr
5)
Rs 18,680 cr
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Ques. :
4
 
The
IT-BPM industry body Nasscom has partnered with _________ to evangelize
the product design ecosystem and support over 500 product startups in
India.
1)
Twitter
2)
Google
3)
Microsoft
4)
Oracle
5)
Facebook
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Ques. :
5
 
What is the full form of AIF?
1)
Alternative Investment Fund
2)
Aggregate Investment Fund
3)
Approved Investment Fund
4)
Advance Investment Fund
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
6
 
What is the currency of South Africa?
1)
Peso
2)
Pound
3)
Krone
4)
Rand
5)
Baht
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Ques. :
7
 
The govt eased norm for availing benefits under MEIS scheme recently. This scheme is related to
1)
Exports
2)
Imports
3)
Mobile phones
4)
Internet
5)
Sugar
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Ques. :
8
 
Enda Kenny has been re-elected as the Prime Minister of
1)
Ireland
2)
England
3)
Swaziland
4)
New Zealand
5)
Scotland
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Ques. :
9
 
Every year, the National Technology Day is observed across India on
1)
8 May
2)
9 May
3)
10 May
4)
11 May
5)
12 May
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Ques. :
10
 
The
4th Ministerial Meet of the eight-nation South Asia Initiative to End
Violence Against Children (SAIEVAC) was held recently in
1)
Kabul
2)
Dhaka
3)
Male
4)
Kathmandu
5)
New Delhi
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Ques. :
11
 
Which country won the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2016 (Circle Style)?
1)
India
2)
Pakistan
3)
Bangladesh
4)
Sri Lanka
5)
Nepal
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Ques. :
12
 
Somnath Ghosh has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to
1)
Tajikistan
2)
Turkmenistan
3)
Kazakhstan
4)
Uzbekistan
5)
Ukraine
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Ques. :
13
 
India
and which country has decided to exchange sports persons, coaches,
experts and administrators to improve the standard of the game between
both nations?
1)
South Korea
2)
China
3)
US
4)
Russia
5)
Japan
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Ques. :
14
 
The capital city of Philippines is
1)
Baku
2)
Jakarta
3)
Phnom Penh
4)
Manila
5)
Hanoi
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Ques. :
15
 
Name
the Nepalese ambassador to India who was recalled over charges of
non-cooperation and indulging in anti-govt activities recently?
1)
Mahendra Bahadur Pandey
2)
Mahesh Kumar Maskey
3)
Deep Kumar Upadhyaya
4)
Sher Bahadur Deuba
5)
Kamal Thapa
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Ques. :
16
 
The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Shaurya was launched at Panaji recently. It is a
1)
Fast Attack Craft
2)
Recovery Vessel
3)
Torpedo Launch Vessel
4)
Offshore Patrol Vessel
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
17
 
The
Union govt recently approved the proposal of which of the following
firms to set up an IT/ITeS special economic zone (SEZ) in Bengaluru?
1)
Wipro
2)
Infosys
3)
HCL
4)
Tech Mahindra
5)
TCS
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Ques. :
18
 
Lok
Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan recently re-nominated who among the
following as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for a third
term of one year?
1)
Shashi Tharoor
2)
MK Raghavan
3)
M Veerappa Moily
4)
Mallikarjun Kharge
5)
KV Thomas
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Ques. :
19
 
Which state govt has decided to establish Asia’s first Rice Technology Park at Gangavati in Koppal district?
1)
Andhra Pradesh
2)
Kerala
3)
Karnataka
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
Telangana
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Ques. :
20
 
The New Development Bank (NDB) headquartered in Shanghai will have a regional office in
1)
Mumbai
2)
Beijing
3)
Brasilia
4)
Sochi
5)
Johannesburg
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Ques. :
21
 
South
Indian Bank, which tie-up with National Australian Bank (NAB) for
online inward remittances from Australia recently, is based in
1)
Thrissur
2)
Chennai
3)
Bengaluru
4)
Hyderabad
5)
Kochi
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Ques. :
22
 
Who won the men’s singles final of the 2016 Madrid Open Tennis tournament?
1)
Rafael Nadal
2)
Roger Federer
3)
Andy Murray
4)
Novak Djokovic
5)
Kei Nishikori
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Ques. :
23
 
The
practice of financial intermediaries facilitating the creation of
credit in the financial systems without being subject to regulatory
oversight is called
1)
narrow banking
2)
para-banking
3)
unit banking
4)
universal banking
5)
shadow banking
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Ques. :
24
 
As revealed by the govt recently, about what amount is lying idle in inoperative Employees’ Provident Fund accounts as of now?
1)
Rs 7,000 cr
2)
Rs 13,000 cr
3)
Rs 21,000 cr
4)
Rs 33,000 cr
5)
Rs 43,000 cr
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Ques. :
25
 
Chhattisgarh govt recently relaxed the labour laws in favour of MSMEs. The present Chief Minister of the state is
1)
Raghubar Das
2)
Vasundhara Raje
3)
Shivraj Singh Chouhan
4)
Raman Singh
5)
Laxmikant Parsekar
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Ques. :
26
 
The Govt has planned to provide mobile connectivity in 55,669 villages in a phased manner by
1)
Dec 2016
2)
Mar 2017
3)
Dec 2017
4)
Sep 2018
5)
Mar 2019
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Ques. :
27
 
The Indian-origin lawyer Murali Pillai has been elected member of the parliament in which of the following countries recently?
1)
Malaysia
2)
Indonesia
3)
Singapore
4)
Canada
5)
South Africa
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Ques. :
28
 
Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik, who grab Rio 2016 berths, recently, are Indian
1)
boxers
2)
weightlifters
3)
wrestlers
4)
athletes
5)
archers
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Ques. :
29
 
The
SMS-based Vehicle Monitoring System of which state recently bagged the
National Award for Smart Policing instituted by FICCI?
1)
Nagaland
2)
Tripura
3)
Assam
4)
Mizoram
5)
Manipur
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Ques. :
30
 
The human rights lawyer Sadiq Khan was elected as the first Muslim mayor of which of the following cities recently?
1)
Rome
2)
London
3)
Madrid
4)
Frankfurt
5)
Paris
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Ques. :
31
 
The military exercise Chakravyuh-II concluded recently in
1)
Rajasthan
2)
Gujarat
3)
Punjab
4)
Jammu & Kashmir
5)
Madhya Pradesh
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Ques. :
32
 
In
a unique initiative, the Election Commission will be sending out
‘Meghdoot’ postcards to voters requesting them to vote in assembly polls
in
1)
Kerala
2)
Tamil Nadu
3)
Karnataka
4)
Goa
5)
Puducherry
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Ques. :
33
 
The Union Govt will issue UBIN to enable entrepreneurs set up their business without any delays. The term UBIN stands for
1)
Unique Business Initiation Number
2)
Unique Business Incorporation Number
3)
Unique Business Identification Number
4)
Unique Business Information Number
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
34
 
India’s single emergency number ‘112’ will be operational throughout the country from
1)
1 Sep 2016
2)
1 Jan 2017
3)
1 Apr 2017
4)
1 Jan 2018
5)
1 Apr 2018
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Ques. :
35
 
According to a recent study by The Economist, what is India’s ranking in terms of crony-capitalism?
1)
Second
2)
Third
3)
Fifth
4)
Seventh
5)
Ninth
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Ques. :
36
 
Which of the following countries tops the index prepared by The Economist based on crony-capitalism across the world?
1)
Singapore
2)
Philippines
3)
Malaysia
4)
Russia
5)
Germany
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Ques. :
37
 
Saraswat Bank donated Rs 1 cr relief for drought in Maharashtra recently. The bank is country’s largest
1)
urban co-operative bank
2)
regional rural bank
3)
private bank
4)
payments bank
5)
local area bank
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Ques. :
38
 
The Reserve Bank will shortly issue banknotes of which denominations with inset letter ‘R’ in both the number panels?
1)
Rs 50
2)
Rs 100
3)
Rs 500
4)
Rs 1000
5)
Rs 10000
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Ques. :
39
 
The
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently issued draft norms for on-tap
licensing for universal banks for which the initial capital requirement
is set at
1)
Rs 100 cr
2)
Rs 200 cr
3)
Rs 300 cr
4)
Rs 400 cr
5)
Rs 500 cr
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Ques. :
40
 
The Centre has allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in which of the following under the automatic route?
1)
Private Banks
2)
Asset Reconstruction Companies
3)
Single Brand Retail
4)
Marketplace model with inventory
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
41
 
The Indian Navy decommissioned its fleet of which of the following aircrafts recently?
1)
Tupolev Tu-142
2)
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
3)
MiG-29K
4)
Sea Harriers
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
42
 
The
Indian Navy recently launched its Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence
and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) and Mine Warfare Data Centre (MWDC) at
1)
Mumbai
2)
Visakhapatnam
3)
Kolkata
4)
Port Blair
5)
Karwar
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Ques. :
43
 
The Harish Rawat led govt won the floor test in which of the following states recently?
1)
Arunachal Pradesh
2)
Himachal Pradesh
3)
Uttarakhand
4)
Kerala
5)
Punjab
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Ques. :
44
 
The govt has constituted Sanjay Mitra committee to prepare policy framework for
1)
phasing out of old vehicles
2)
reduction in the pollution level in Delhi
3)
travel and tourism operators
4)
taxi operators
5)
development of tourism
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Ques. :
45
 
India
and which country recently signed a pact which gives India taxation
rights on capital gains arising from sale of shares acquired on or after
1 Apr 2017 in Indian companies?
1)
South Korea
2)
Singapore
3)
Mauritius
4)
Maldives
5)
Switzerland
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Ques. :
46
 
India is planning to develop regional connectivity projects in South Asia which is worth
1)
$1 billion
2)
$2 billion
3)
$4 billion
4)
$5 billion
5)
$10 billion
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Ques. :
47
 
_________ won the Lonely Planet Group’s Best Indian Destination for Wildlife Award recently.
1)
Uttar Pradesh Tourism
2)
Gujarat Tourism
3)
Rajasthan Tourism
4)
Himachal Pradesh Tourism
5)
Madhya Pradesh Tourism
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Ques. :
48
 
Port Louis is the capital city of
1)
Mauritius
2)
Suriname
3)
Cambodia
4)
Norway
5)
Philippines
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Ques. :
49
 
Rodrigo Duterte won 2016 presidential election in which country recently?
1)
Thailand
2)
Cambodia
3)
Vietnam
4)
Chile
5)
Philippines
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Ques. :
50
 
The International Day of Families is observed on
1)
8 May
2)
10 May
3)
12 May
4)
13 May
5)
15 May
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