QUIZ OF DAY-22/01/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL

Ques. :
1
 
International
Finance Corporation (IFC) is likely to invest $68 mn in India’s Apollo
Health & Lifestyle Limited. IFC is an arm of the
1)
Federal Reserve
2)
World Bank
3)
IMF
4)
ADB
5)
New Development Bank
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Ques. :
2
 
The
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Mary Robinson as special
envoys for El Nino and climate. Robinson is the former President of
1)
Norway
2)
Sweden
3)
France
4)
Ireland
5)
Turkey
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Ques. :
3
 
__________ has won the award for the ‘Best Far-shore Team’ instituted by the National Outsourcing Association (NOA).
1)
Intelenet Global Services
2)
Wipro BPO
3)
HCL BPO
4)
Aegis Limited
5)
WNS Global Services
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Ques. :
4
 
Rakesh Kumar Mishra has been appointed as the new Director of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) situated in
1)
Chennai
2)
Hyderabad
3)
Bengaluru
4)
Bhopal
5)
Thane
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Ques. :
5
 
The
indigenously developed fecal incontinence (FI) management system ‘Qora’
was launched recently. The FI is a medical condition marked by
inability to control our
1)
eye movements
2)
leg movements
3)
bowel movements
4)
hand movements
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
6
 
The first World Conference on Tourism for Development (WCTD) was held recently in
1)
Tokyo
2)
Manila
3)
Bangkok
4)
Beijing
5)
Male
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Ques. :
7
 
_________
climbed Mount Everest for the seventh time recently, breaking her own
record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain by any
woman.
1)
Ang Rita
2)
Phurba Tashi Sherpa
3)
Apa Sherpa
4)
Arunima Sinha
5)
Lhakpa Sherpa
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Ques. :
8
 
Which
of the following foreign banks has announced to halve its branches in
the country to 26 as customers shift to digital alternatives?
1)
DBS
2)
RBS
3)
CITI Bank
4)
Standard Chartered
5)
HSBC
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Ques. :
9
 
The Union Cabinet cleared an ordinance to keep which of the following out of NEET ambit for one academic year?
1)
Private medical colleges
2)
Deemed universities
3)
State boards
4)
All the above
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
10
 
The world’s first scanning helium microscope was recently built by the researchers in
1)
US
2)
China
3)
Japan
4)
Australia
5)
France
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Ques. :
11
 
The
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Macharia Kamau as
special envoy for El Nino and climate. Kamau is ambassador of which
country to the UN?
1)
Kenya
2)
Nigeria
3)
Sudan
4)
Albania
5)
Estonia
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Ques. :
12
 
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is headquartered in
1)
Ankara
2)
Madrid
3)
Zurich
4)
Stockholm
5)
Oslo
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Ques. :
13
 
Who among the following has been elected as new BCCI President, the 34th President of the cricket body?
1)
Sunil Gavaskar
2)
Ajay Shirke
3)
CK Khanna
4)
Shashank Manohar
5)
Anurag Thakur
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Ques. :
14
 
Who among the following was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry recently?
1)
Subramanian Swamy
2)
MJ Akbar
3)
AK Singh
4)
Kiran Bedi
5)
Bhim Sain Bassi
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Ques. :
15
 
PM
Modi embarked upon on a 2-day visit to Iran recently. India is hopeful
of signing deal for which of the following strategic ports with Iran?
1)
Hambantota Port
2)
Gwadar Port
3)
Chabahar Port
4)
Chittagong Port
5)
Bagamoyo Port
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Ques. :
16
 
The
oldest living Olympic champion Sandor Tarics died recently. At the 1936
Games, he was a member of gold-medal winning water polo team of
1)
Austria
2)
Hungary
3)
Slovenia
4)
Spain
5)
New Zealand
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Ques. :
17
 
Which of the following teams clinched the Federation Cup 2016 title?
1)
Sporting Clube de Goa
2)
Bengaluru FC
3)
Aizawl FC
4)
Mohun Bagan
5)
Atletico de Kolkata
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Ques. :
18
 
Which
of the following states launched ‘Smart Village’ program under which
villages will get Rs 80 lakh to Rs 2 cr assistance from the state govt
to improve public facilities?
1)
Gujarat
2)
Rajasthan
3)
Maharashtra
4)
Madhya Pradesh
5)
Karnataka
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Ques. :
19
 
Sarita Devi, who failed to qualify for Rio Olympics recently, is an Indian
1)
archer
2)
boxer
3)
weightlifter
4)
wrestler
5)
sprinter
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Ques. :
20
 
India will get an indigenously-built supercomputer in 2017. India’s first supercomputer is
1)
Param
2)
Daksha
3)
Kushagra
4)
Tej
5)
Marut
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Ques. :
21
 
The International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on
1)
May 18
2)
May 20
3)
May 22
4)
May 24
5)
May 25
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Ques. :
22
 
Pawan Chamling, who was conferred with the Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award by Nepal recently, is the present Chief Minister of
1)
Sikkim
2)
Assam
3)
Manipur
4)
Mizoram
5)
Meghalaya
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Ques. :
23
 
Who
among the following is the head of the 11-member committee set up to
recommend measures to enhance the combat capabilities of the armed
forces?
1)
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
2)
DB Shekatkar
3)
Deepak Kapoor
4)
Bikram Singh
5)
Vijay Kumar Singh
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Ques. :
24
 
Who among the following has been appointed as Principle Adviser for social sector in NITI Aayog?
1)
Rajiv Mehrishi
2)
Hasmukh Adhia
3)
Ratan P Watal
4)
Arvind Mayaram
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
25
 
Which of the following firms has designed the Intelligent Operations Centre (IOC), a software solution for Rashtrapati Bhavan?
1)
Wipro
2)
IBM
3)
TCS
4)
HCL
5)
Microsoft
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Ques. :
26
 
India
and Oman signed 4 MoUs during the recent visit by Indian Defence
Minister Manohar Parrikar to the country. The capital city of Oman is
1)
Manama
2)
Baku
3)
Abu Dhabi
4)
Muscat
5)
Sana’a
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Ques. :
27
 
Who won the Asian 6-Red Snooker title in Abu Dhabi recently?
1)
Kamal Chawla
2)
Manan Chandra
3)
Aditya Mehta
4)
Keen Hoh Moh
5)
Pankaj Advani
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Ques. :
28
 
The
govt has constituted the IEPF Authority to further strengthen the
framework for safeguarding the interest of investors. What does letter
‘P’ stands for in the term IEPF?
1)
Protection
2)
Provident
3)
Provision
4)
Preference
5)
Performance
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Ques. :
29
 
Which
of the following states started an artificial propagation programme for
rehabilitation and conservation of Golden Mahseer fish recently?
1)
West Bengal
2)
Tamil Nadu
3)
Karnataka
4)
Kerala
5)
Himachal Pradesh
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Ques. :
30
 
Which of the following films won the Palme d’Or award at Cannes Film Festival recently?
1)
I, Daniel Blake
2)
The Salesman
3)
Ma Rosa
4)
American Honey
5)
It’s Only The End of the World
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Ques. :
31
 
Which of the following teams won the 2016 Thomas Cup badminton tournament recently?
1)
South Korea
2)
China
3)
Indonesians
4)
Denmark
5)
India
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Ques. :
32
 
Which of the following teams won the 2016 Uber Cup badminton tournament recently?
1)
South Korea
2)
China
3)
Indonesians
4)
Denmark
5)
India
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Ques. :
33
 
Every year 21 May is observed as
1)
National Dengue Day
2)
World Hypertension Day
3)
International Day of UN Peacekeepers
4)
International Day for Biological Diversity
5)
Anti-Terrorism Day
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Ques. :
34
 
The World Bank is launching a ________ fast-disbursing insurance fund to combat deadly pandemics in poor countries.
1)
$300-mn
2)
$500-mn
3)
$700-mn
4)
$800-mn
5)
$900-mn
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Ques. :
35
 
The United States fully lifted its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to which of the following countries recently?
1)
Vietnam
2)
Taiwan
3)
North Korea
4)
Iran
5)
Pakistan
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Ques. :
36
 
India, Iran and which country signed a historic three-way land transit agreement recently?
1)
Iraq
2)
Tajikistan
3)
Pakistan
4)
Afghanistan
5)
Jordan
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Ques. :
37
 
The Indian Navy commissioned indigenously built INS Tarmugli recently. It is a(n)
1)
Fast Patrol Craft
2)
Anti-Submarine Craft
3)
Torpedo Launch and Recovery Ship
4)
Fast Attack Craft
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
38
 
Who
among the following has been appointed the Chairman and Managing
Director (CMD) of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)?
1)
KC Purohit
2)
VS Ramamurthy
3)
SK Sharma
4)
Ratan Kumar Sinha
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
39
 
India, Myanmar and which of the following countries will soon be connected by a 1,400-km highway
1)
Bangladesh
2)
Philippines
3)
China
4)
Cambodia
5)
Thailand
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Ques. :
40
 
India banned its nationals from travelling to Libya recently. The capital city of Libya is
1)
Khartoum
2)
Rabat
3)
Tripoli
4)
Cairo
5)
Sana’a
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Ques. :
41
 
Who among the following has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Assam?
1)
Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
2)
Badruddin Ajmal
3)
Tarun Gogoi
4)
Himanta Biswa Sarma
5)
Sarbananda Sonowal
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Ques. :
42
 
Pinarayi Vijayan is the new Chief Minister of which of the following states?
1)
Tamil Nadu
2)
Kerala
3)
West Bengal
4)
Puducherry
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
43
 
The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities will now be known as ‘_________’ Sashaktikaran Vibhag in Hindi.
1)
Divyangjan
2)
Viklangjan
3)
Bhinnangjan
4)
Sarvangjan
5)
Visheshangjan
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Ques. :
44
 
India
and World Bank have signed a loan agreement for assistance of USD 100
mn for the urban water supply modernization project of
1)
Tamil Nadu
2)
Karnataka
3)
Maharashtra
4)
Madhya Pradesh
5)
Rajasthan
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Ques. :
45
 
The
Odisha governor promulgated Odisha Official Language (Amendment)
Ordinance, 2016 to ensure use of Odia in all govt systems recently. The
present governor of Odisha is
1)
K Rosaiah
2)
Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
3)
SC Jamir
4)
Keshari Nath Tripathi
5)
K Sathasivam
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Ques. :
46
 
The
Union Ministry of Urban Development has shortlisted 13 cities from 13
States/UTs in the list of second batch of Smart Cities Mission. These
cities do not include
1)
Dehradun
2)
Ranchi
3)
Bhagalpur
4)
Chandigarh
5)
Dharmashala
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Ques. :
47
 
The govt has decided to launch ASMITA system which is a
1)
missing children tracking system
2)
women tracking system
3)
distressed tracking system
4)
endangered animals tracking system
5)
student tracking system
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Ques. :
48
 
The
BHEL, recently, commissioned the first 800 MW supercricital thermal
unit in Yeramarus thermal power station (TPS) located in Raichur
district of
1)
Andhra Pradesh
2)
Telangana
3)
Kerala
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
Karnataka
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Ques. :
49
 
The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit was held recently in
1)
Manila
2)
Bangkok
3)
Berlin
4)
Istanbul
5)
London
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Ques. :
50
 
Name the US engineer who won the Millennium Technology Prize for his/her work ‘directed evolution’ in Finland recently.
1)
Syamantak Payra
2)
Christopher Voigt
3)
Huimin Zhao
4)
Frances Arnold
5)
None of these
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