QUIZ OF DAY-WEEKEND SPECIAL

Ques. :
1
 
The
Union Finance Ministry and the RBI have set up a committee to boost
cashless transaction in the country. The Committee will be headed by
1)
Neeraj Kumar Gupta
2)
LC Goyal
3)
Rajiv Mehrishi
4)
Arvind Mayaram
5)
Hasmukh Adhia
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Ques. :
2
 
Which of the following firms dropped the plan to start a payments bank recently?
1)
FINO PayTech
2)
Aditya Birla Nuvo
3)
Vodafone
4)
Reliance Industries
5)
Tech Mahindra
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Ques. :
3
 
Narendra
Modi is the second most-liked world leader on Facebook. Who is the most
liked world leader on the social networking site?
1)
Barack Obama
2)
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
3)
Angela Merkel
4)
Vladimir Putin
5)
François Hollande
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Ques. :
4
 
What per cent foreign direct investment is allowed in food processing sector in India?
1)
26 per cent
2)
49 per cent
3)
51 per cent
4)
74 per cent
5)
100 per cent
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Ques. :
5
 
The European Union and Greece reached at a debt relief deal recently. The capital city of Greece is
1)
Ankara
2)
Athens
3)
Vienna
4)
Sydney
5)
Madrid
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Ques. :
6
 
_______
is the only Indian company ranked among the world’s top ten biggest and
most powerful companies in the consumer financial services sector on
recent Forbes list.
1)
HDFC Ltd
2)
IDBI Home Finance
3)
ICICI Home Finance
4)
SBI Home Finance
5)
HUDCO
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Ques. :
7
 
India remains a very cash intensive nation with a cash to GDP ratio of over ______ in 2014.
1)
4 per cent
2)
6 per cent
3)
8 per cent
4)
10 per cent
5)
12 per cent
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Ques. :
8
 
The World No-Tobacco Day is observed on
1)
21 May
2)
22 May
3)
23 May
4)
29 May
5)
31 May
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Ques. :
9
 
The
Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha has said that the number of
PSU banks will come down to around 8-10 in future. Currently, the number
of PSBs is
1)
18
2)
21
3)
22
4)
27
5)
29
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Ques. :
10
 
PM Narendra Modi recently announced raising the age of retirement of govt doctors to
1)
62 years
2)
63 years
3)
65 years
4)
67 years
5)
70 years
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Ques. :
11
 
The winner of the 2016 Indian Premier League is
1)
Sunrisers Hyderabad
2)
Royal Challengers Bangalore
3)
Kolkata Knight Riders
4)
Kings XI Punjab
5)
Delhi Daredevils
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Ques. :
12
 
Pakke Tiger Reserve has won the ‘India Biodiversity Award 2016’. The tiger reserve is situated in
1)
Himachal Pradesh
2)
Arunachal Pradesh
3)
Assam
4)
West Bengal
5)
Maharashtra
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Ques. :
13
 
Name
the author who won the ‘Scholastic Asian Book Award’ for a 32,000-word
manuscript of “Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus” in Singapore
recently.
1)
Anita Desai
2)
Kiran Desai
3)
Aditi Krishnakumar
4)
Jhumpa Lahiri
5)
Arundhati Roy
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Ques. :
14
 
Who won the 2016 Monacco Grand Prix F1 championship?
1)
Lewis Hamilton
2)
Kimi Raikkonen
3)
Fernando Alonso
4)
Sebastian Vettel
5)
Nico Rosberg
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Ques. :
15
 
Which of the following has became first Union Territory (UT) to sign 24×7 Power for All document recently?
1)
Puducherry
2)
Daman and Diu
3)
Chandigarh
4)
Lakshadweep
5)
Andaman and Nicobar
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Ques. :
16
 
Which
north-eastern states were brought on broad gauge rail map with the
launch of passenger trains between Silchar-Jiribam and Silchar-Bhairabi
recently?
1)
Manipur and Mizoram
2)
Mizoram and Meghalaya
3)
Meghalaya and Manipur
4)
Meghalaya and Tripura
5)
Tripura and Mizoram
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Ques. :
17
 
President
Pranab Mukherjee presented the Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskars for the year
2016 recently. Every year, the award is given to five
1)
students
2)
poets
3)
teachers
4)
artists
5)
authors
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Ques. :
18
 
_________ will lead a yoga session at the UN on the occasion of the second International Yoga Day on 21 Jun.
1)
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
2)
Ramdev
3)
Swami Nithyananda
4)
Mooji
5)
Ravi Shankar
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Ques. :
19
 
Which of the following firms forayed into e-commerce sector with the launch of CliQ, an online and app-based platform, recently?
1)
Tata Group
2)
RIL
3)
Essel Group
4)
Essar Group
5)
Future Group
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Ques. :
20
 
Which
state govt has entered the Limca Book of Records for conducting the
most intensive household survey by a state in the country?
1)
Andhra Pradesh
2)
Telangana
3)
Jharkhand
4)
Karnataka
5)
Odisha
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Ques. :
21
 
The Committee headed by TSR Subramanian submitted its report recently on
1)
New Education Policy
2)
Defence Procurement Policy
3)
New Foreign Policy
4)
Merger of public sector banks
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
22
 
The
trial run of the nine-coach Talgo train was conducted on the
Bareilly-Moradabad route recently. Talgo train technology belongs to
1)
France
2)
Japan
3)
Sweden
4)
Germany
5)
Spain
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Ques. :
23
 
Name
the Bollywood actor who has been appointed the goodwill ambassador for
the LEPRA India organisation that fights against leprosy and
tuberculosis.
1)
R Madhavan
2)
Aamir Khan
3)
Randeep Hooda
4)
Salman Khan
5)
Irrfan Khan
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Ques. :
24
 
Seema Punia, who qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics recently, is an Indian
1)
Boxer
2)
Discus thrower
3)
Archer
4)
Shot putter
5)
Wrestler
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Ques. :
25
 
Which of the following teams won the 2016 UEFA Champions League recently?
1)
Atletico Madrid FC
2)
Real Madrid FC
3)
Paris FC
4)
Manchester City FC
5)
FC Bayern Munich
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Ques. :
26
 
The
Hindi Journalism Day is celebrated in India on which day? On this day
the first Hindi newspaper Udant Martand was published in 1826 from
Calcutta.
1)
21 May
2)
22 May
3)
27 May
4)
30 May
5)
31 May
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Ques. :
27
 
Who is the new Flag Officer Commander-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command of India?
1)
Sunil Lanba
2)
AR Karve
3)
Girish Luthra
4)
Harish Bisht
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
28
 
Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the founder and chief executive of One97 Communications which runs
1)
Shopclues
2)
Snapdeal
3)
Infibeam
4)
Flipkart
5)
Paytm
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Ques. :
29
 
Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched the IPL 9 title recently in the captaincy of
1)
Chris Gayle
2)
Ben Cutting
3)
David Warner
4)
Yuvraj Singh
5)
AB de Villiers
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Ques. :
30
 
India
and which of the following countries have signed an MoU to enhance
research and development capabilities in biotechnology by launching a
joint funding call?
1)
Japan
2)
Singapore
3)
Switzerland
4)
Australia
5)
Germany
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Ques. :
31
 
What
is India’s ranking in the global competitiveness rankings recently
released by International Institute for Management (IMD) based in
Switzerland?
1)
44th
2)
41st
3)
35th
4)
25th
5)
21st
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Ques. :
32
 
According
to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s
Economic Outlook Survey, India’s economy will grow at what per cent in
2016-17?
1)
7.1 per cent
2)
7.3 per cent
3)
7.6 per cent
4)
7.7 per cent
5)
9.6 per cent
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Ques. :
33
 
The
Railway Ministry and PEC University of Technology have signed an MoU
for setting up of Kalpana Chawla Chair. Kalpana Chawla was an
Indian-origin
1)
boxer
2)
professor
3)
author
4)
astronaut
5)
singer
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Ques. :
34
 
The
Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated a state-of-the-art
submarine assembly workshop at the Mazgaon Dock which is situated in
1)
Kandla
2)
Mumbai
3)
Kolkata
4)
Vishakhapatnam
5)
Kochin
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Ques. :
35
 
Surajit Kar Purkayastha was appointed recently as the new Director General of Police in
1)
West Bengal
2)
Odisha
3)
Assam
4)
Jharkhand
5)
Bihar
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Ques. :
36
 
_________
was awarded Japan’s Fukuoka prize for 2016 for his outstanding
contribution towards creating, preserving and showcasing South Asian
traditional fusion music.
1)
Pritam Chakraborty
2)
Amit Trivedi
3)
AR Rahman
4)
Shankar Mahadevan
5)
GV Prakash Kuma
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Ques. :
37
 
Alastair
Cook recently became the youngest batsman to score 10,000 Test runs, a
record earlier held by Sachin Tendulkar. Cook plays for
1)
West Indies
2)
Australia
3)
England
4)
South Africa
5)
New Zealand
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Ques. :
38
 
Who among the following was named T20 Player of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Awards 2015-16?
1)
Ajinkya Rahane
2)
Rishabh Pant
3)
Rohit Sharma
4)
Virat Kohli
5)
R Ashwin
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Ques. :
39
 
As
notified by the govt recently, effective 1 Jun, the threshold limit of
PF withdrawal for deduction of tax (TDS) has been raised from existing
Rs 30,000 to
1)
Rs 40,000
2)
Rs 50,000
3)
Rs 60,000
4)
Rs 70,000
5)
Rs 80,000
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Ques. :
40
 
Ashok Lavasa has been appointed as the new
1)
Defence Secretary
2)
Home Secretary
3)
Foreign Secretary
4)
Cabinet Secretary
5)
Finance Secretary
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Ques. :
41
 
What per cent ‘Krishi Kalyan’ cess is imposed on service tax effective 1 Jun 2016?
1)
0.15 per cent
2)
0.25 per cent
3)
0.50 per cent
4)
0.75 per cent
5)
0.95 per cent
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Ques. :
42
 
The
global competitiveness rankings for 2016 released by International
Institute for Management (IMD) based in Switzerland is topped by
1)
Switzerland
2)
China Hong Kong
3)
US
4)
India
5)
Indonesia
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Ques. :
43
 
D Javare Gowda, who passed away recently, was a noted writer of
1)
Kannada
2)
Tamil
3)
Telugu
4)
Malayalam
5)
Assamese
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Ques. :
44
 
_________ has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Kerala’s anti-drug campaign.
1)
Ajay Devgan
2)
Shriya Saran
3)
Asin
4)
Sachin Tendulkar
5)
S Sreesanth
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Ques. :
45
 
The govt’s scheme to declare undisclosed incomes started on 1 Jun and will remain in force till
1)
30 Sep, 2016
2)
31 Dec, 2016
3)
31 Jan, 2017
4)
30 Mar, 2017
5)
30 Jun, 2017
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Ques. :
46
 
India and which country signed five MoUs during the recent visit by Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari to the country?
1)
Spain
2)
Algeria
3)
Brazil
4)
South Africa
5)
Morocco
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Ques. :
47
 
The 57-kilometer long Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, was inaugurated recently in
1)
Spain
2)
France
3)
Germany
4)
Switzerland
5)
China
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Ques. :
48
 
The
Govt of India and the World Bank signed a grant agreement recently for
the Efficient and Sustainable City Bus Service Project for selected
Indian cities which include
1)
Jaipur
2)
Chandigarh
3)
Patna
4)
All the above
5)
Only 1) and 2)
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Ques. :
49
 
Who
among the following took charge as the BCCI’s first ever CEO recently,
appointed on the recommendation of the Justice Lodha Committee?
1)
Kapil Dev
2)
Anurag Thakur
3)
Rahul Johri
4)
Ravi Shastri
5)
Shashank Manohar
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Ques. :
50
 
What is India’s ranking on the 2016 Global Slavery Index released recently?
1)
First
2)
Second
3)
Third
4)
Fourth
5)
Fifth
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