QUIZ OF DAY-15/01/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL

Ques. :
1
 
Which of the following countries has developed DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile with a strike range of about 5,500 km?
1)
North Korea
2)
Cuba
3)
Iran
4)
Russia
5)
China
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Ques. :
2
 
The world’s largest cargo aircraft Antonov AN-225 made a technical halt recently at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in
1)
Chennai
2)
Bengaluru
3)
Kolkata
4)
Mumbai
5)
Hyderabad
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Ques. :
3
 
We often read about the FEMA regulations. What is the full form of FEMA?
1)
Foreign Exchange Management Act
2)
Foreign Exchange Manipulation Act
3)
Foreign Exchange Migration Act
4)
Foreign Exchange Maneuver Act
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
4
 
India and Bangladesh held border talks in Dhaka recently. Which of the following states does not share boundary with Bangladesh?
1)
Sikkim
2)
Meghalaya
3)
Mizoram
4)
Tripura
5)
Assam
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Ques. :
5
 
Iran recently demanded India to pay all oil bills raised from Apr 2016 to be settled in
1)
Indian rupee
2)
Iranian rial
3)
Euro
4)
US dollar
5)
UK pound
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Ques. :
6
 
India and five other countries signed CbC MCAA pact in Beijing recently. The pact is an initiative of
1)
World Bank
2)
IMF
3)
ADB
4)
OECD
5)
AIIB
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Ques. :
7
 
Maithripala Sirisena, who visited India recently, is the present President of
1)
Mauritius
2)
Suriname
3)
Sri Lanka
4)
Myanmar
5)
Vietnam
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Ques. :
8
 
The Prakash Singh probe panel submitted its report recently. The panel was constituted to probe lapses during
1)
Sikh protests in Punjab
2)
Patel agitation in Gujarat
3)
Muzaffarnagar communal riots
4)
Jat agitation in Haryana
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
9
 
________ was appointed as chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee recently.
1)
Rahul Dravid
2)
Kapil Dev
3)
Sunil Gavaskar
4)
Anil Kumble
5)
Ajay Jadeja
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Ques. :
10
 
The
central govt has decided to get rid of the five-year plans, and replace
them with 15-year vision documents. The Five-Year Plan was first
started in
1)
1948
2)
1950
3)
1951
4)
1952
5)
1956
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Ques. :
11
 
_______ will become the first Indian to be inducted into the ‘International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame’.
1)
G Madhavan Nair
2)
UR Rao
3)
KK Radhakrishnan
4)
CNR Rao
5)
K Kasturirangan
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Ques. :
12
 
The economic think-tank NCAER recently projected India’s economic growth rate at what percent in 2016-17?
1)
6.9 per cent
2)
7.1 per cent
3)
7.4 per cent
4)
7.6 per cent
5)
7.7 per cent
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Ques. :
13
 
The Thomas Cup is an international men’s team competition of
1)
badminton
2)
tennis
3)
squash
4)
billiards
5)
golf
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Ques. :
14
 
Which of the following pairs won women’s doubles title of the 2016 Rome Masters?
1)
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnin
2)
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
3)
Raquel Atawo and Abigail Spears
4)
Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
15
 
The
world football governing body FIFA appointed who among the following as
deputy chairman of its governance committee recently?
1)
Mukul Mudgal
2)
Praful Patel
3)
Baichung Bhutia
4)
Sarbananda Sonowal
5)
IM Vijayan
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Ques. :
16
 
The ‘Income Declaration Scheme’ or four month window for declaration of domestic black money will commence from
1)
1 Jun 2016
2)
1 Sep 2016
3)
1 Dec 2016
4)
1 Jan 2017
5)
1 Apr 2017
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Ques. :
17
 
The
Air Forces of which two countries concluded their four-week-long “Red
Flag” aerial combat exercises at Alaska in the US recently?
1)
Pakistan and US
2)
China and US
3)
Japan and US
4)
South Korea and US
5)
India and US
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Ques. :
18
 
The Women Economic Forum with a theme ‘Women: Uplifting and Uniting The World’ was held recently in
1)
Jaipur
2)
Bhopal
3)
Kolkata
4)
New Delhi
5)
Mumbai
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Ques. :
19
 
The
2nd phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide LPG connections
to 5 cr women beneficiaries from BPL families was launched recently from
Dahod district of
1)
Jharkhand
2)
West Bengal
3)
Tamil Nadu
4)
Kerala
5)
Gujarat
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Ques. :
20
 
India is placed at which position in the ‘Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index’, according to an EY report?
1)
First
2)
Second
3)
Third
4)
Fourth
5)
Fifth
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Ques. :
21
 
ISRO is planning to launch India’s first space shuttle. The present chairman of the Indian space agency is
1)
G Madhavan Nair
2)
Shailesh Nayak
3)
KK Radhakrishnan
4)
AS Kiran Kumar
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
22
 
The
negotiations for India to join the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group
(NSG) are soon to start. The NSG has ____ members at present.
1)
14
2)
28
3)
32
4)
42
5)
48
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Ques. :
23
 
________ won the men’s singles title of the 2016 Italian Open tennis tournament.
1)
Novak Djokovic
2)
Andy Murray
3)
Stan Wawrinka
4)
Roger Federer
5)
Rafael Nadal
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Ques. :
24
 
India shares the longest international boundary line (4,096 km) with which of the following neighbouring countries?
1)
Nepal
2)
Bangladesh
3)
China
4)
Pakistan
5)
Myanmar
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Ques. :
25
 
The
navy of which of the following countries is soon receiving the ship
named Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically sophisticated
destroyer?
1)
China
2)
Russia
3)
Japan
4)
France
5)
US
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Ques. :
26
 
Who among the following won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix F1 championship?
1)
Kimi Raikkonen
2)
Nico Rosberg
3)
Daniel Ricciardo
4)
Sebastian Vettel
5)
Max Verstappen
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Ques. :
27
 
The parliament of which of the following countries on 11 May passed legislation legalizing same-sex civil unions?
1)
Italy
2)
Spain
3)
Sweden
4)
Norway
5)
Japan
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Ques. :
28
 
Justice Navin Sinha was recently sworn-in as new Chief Justice of
1)
Patna High Court
2)
Rajasthan High Court
3)
Allahabad High Court
4)
Karnataka High Court
5)
Madras High Court
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Ques. :
29
 
________ won the women’s single title of the 2016 Italian Open tennis tournament.
1)
Madison Keys
2)
Victoria Azarenka
3)
Serena Williams
4)
Venus Williams
5)
Petra Kvitova
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Ques. :
30
 
Which of the following teams was crowned 2016 La Liga champion recently?
1)
Real Madrid
2)
Valencia CF
3)
Sevilla FC
4)
Barcelona
5)
Atletico Madrid
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Ques. :
31
 
JK Rowling received the highest French civilian honour ‘Legion Of Honour’ recently. She is a(n) famous
1)
actress
2)
singer
3)
novelist
4)
tennis player
5)
cartoonist
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Ques. :
32
 
Sudha Singh qualified for Rio Olympics and also set a national record recently in the game of
1)
steeplechase
2)
discuss throw
3)
rowing
4)
pole vault
5)
triple jump
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Ques. :
33
 
Name the Indian actress who was honoured with the Harvey Milk Award recently for supporting LGBT activists.
1)
Priyanka Chopra
2)
Raveena Tandon
3)
Celina Jaitley
4)
Shilpa Shetty
5)
Karishma Kapoor
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Ques. :
34
 
The World Hypertension Day is observed on
1)
11 May
2)
12 May
3)
15 May
4)
17 May
5)
18 May
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Ques. :
35
 
The wholesale price index (WPI) inflation for Apr 2016 entered into the positive zone for the first time in 18 months to
1)
0.03 per cent
2)
0.04 per cent
3)
0.13 per cent
4)
0.24 per cent
5)
0.34 per cent
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Ques. :
36
 
Bhuvan, which provides visualisation services and earth observation data to users in public domain, is developed by
1)
HAL
2)
ISRO
3)
DRDO
4)
TCS
5)
Wipro
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Ques. :
37
 
Deepak Shodhan, who died recently, was India’s oldest
1)
hockey player
2)
footballer
3)
shuttler
4)
tennis player
5)
Test cricketer
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Ques. :
38
 
Which country launched Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellite recently?
1)
Japan
2)
South Korea
3)
China
4)
Philippines
5)
Ukraine
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Ques. :
39
 
India concluded a nuclear agreement with which of the following neighbouring countries recently?
1)
Myanmar
2)
Sri Lanka
3)
Nepal
4)
Bhutan
5)
Bangladesh
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Ques. :
40
 
The central govt approved a proposal, recently, to set up Kalinganagar National Investment Manufacturing Zone in the state of
1)
West Bengal
2)
Jharkhand
3)
Assam
4)
Odisha
5)
Madhya Pradesh
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Ques. :
41
 
The
govt constituted a five member committee to review the Fiscal
Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) roadmap recently. The
committee is headed by
1)
Rathin Roy
2)
Urijit Patel
3)
Arvind Subramanian
4)
Sumit Bose
5)
NK Singh
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Ques. :
42
 
Which
state govt has launched Green Passage scheme for orphan students to
ensure that they get free of cost higher education in the state?
1)
West Bengal
2)
Andhra Pradesh
3)
Gujarat
4)
Odisha
5)
Maharashtra
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Ques. :
43
 
The World Bank approved what amount recently as loan to support rooftop solar programme in India?
1)
$420 m
2)
$480 m
3)
$525 m
4)
$585 m
5)
$625 m
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Ques. :
44
 
Which of the following foreign banks announced to exit India retail operations in a phased manner recently?
1)
Standard Chartered
2)
Royal Bank of Scotland
3)
HSBC
4)
CITI Bank
5)
Deutsche Bank
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Ques. :
45
 
Bandhan Bank has posted a Rs 275-cr net profit in first seven months of operation. The bank is headquartered in
1)
Mumbai
2)
Chennai
3)
Kolkata
4)
Bhubaneswar
5)
Lucknow
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Ques. :
46
 
Uber Cup is an international women’s team tournament of
1)
tennis
2)
squash
3)
golf
4)
badminton
5)
snooker
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Ques. :
47
 
Who among the following is NOT an Indian woman archer?
1)
Deepika Kumari
2)
Bombayla Devi
3)
Laxmirani Majhi
4)
Laishram Sarita Devi
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
48
 
Who
among the following has been appointed as a part-time member of the
Prasar Bharati Board which runs public broadcasters Doordarshan and All
India Radio?
1)
Kiran Rao
2)
Gauri Khan
3)
Twinkle Khanna
4)
Shabana Azmi
5)
Kajol
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Ques. :
49
 
The
world’s largest single rooftop solar power plant of 11.5 mw capacity
was inaugurated in which of the following states recently?
1)
Punjab
2)
Haryana
3)
Himachal Pradesh
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
Kerala
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Ques. :
50
 
The National Dengue Day is observed on
1)
12 May
2)
14 May
3)
16 May
4)
18 May
5)
20 May
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