QUIZ OF DAY-05/02/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL

Ques. :
1
 
Who won women’s singles title of the 2016 French Open tennis tournament?
1)
Serena Williams
2)
Garbine Muguruza
3)
Ana Ivanovic
4)
Venus Williams
5)
Eugenie Bouchard
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Ques. :
2
 
Asia’s
largest annual security forum Shangri-La Dialogue, to talk about
security issues in the Asia-Pacific region, was held recently in
1)
Singapore
2)
Japan
3)
China
4)
Myanmar
5)
Malaysia
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Ques. :
3
 
Which
state govt launched Asia’s first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction
Programme’ at the Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore
recently?
1)
Haryana
2)
Punjab
3)
Himachal Pradesh
4)
Madhya Pradesh
5)
Odisha
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Ques. :
4
 
Which
of the following has became the first state in the country to give
transgender people social welfare benefits – such as a housing, pension
and food grains?
1)
Delhi
2)
West Bengal
3)
Odisha
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
Karnataka
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Ques. :
5
 
CR Sasikumar took over as Managing Director of which of the following associate banks of the State Bank of India (SBI)?
1)
State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
2)
State Bank of Patiala
3)
State Bank of Mysore
4)
State Bank of Hyderabad
5)
State Bank of Travancore
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Ques. :
6
 
Muhammad Ali, who passed away recently, was an iconic player of
1)
baseball
2)
basketball
3)
hockey
4)
boxing
5)
wrestling
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Ques. :
7
 
HDFC Ergo General Insurance acquired which of the following general insurers for Rs 551 cr recently?
1)
IFFCO Tokio
2)
L&T General Insurance
3)
ICICI Lombard
4)
Bharti AXA General Insurance
5)
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
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Ques. :
8
 
Which
port bagged National Award for Excellence in Cost Management for the
year 2015 from ICAI under the category of Public Service Sector – Small?
1)
Visakhapatnam Port
2)
Mangalore Port
3)
Kochi Port
4)
Mundra Port
5)
VO Chidambaranar Port
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Ques. :
9
 
World Environment Day (WED) is observed every year on
1)
1 Jun
2)
3 Jun
3)
5 Jun
4)
6 Jun
5)
7 Jun
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Ques. :
10
 
Which of the following pairs won the mixed doubles title of the 2016 French Open tennis tournament?
1)
Leander Paes and Martina Hingis
2)
Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig
3)
Elena Vesnina and Bruno Soares
4)
Yaroslava Shvedova and Florin Mergea
5)
Chan Hao-ching and Jamie Murray
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Ques. :
11
 
Who won the men’s singles title of the 2016 French Open tennis tournament?
1)
Andy Murray
2)
Novak Djokovic
3)
Kei Nishikori
4)
Roger Federer
5)
Rafael Nadal
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Ques. :
12
 
V Narayanasamy is the new Chief Minister of
1)
Tamil Nadu
2)
Kerala
3)
Assam
4)
Puducherry
5)
Goa
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Ques. :
13
 
Sulabha Deshpande, who passed away recently, was a veteran
1)
singer
2)
dancer
3)
author
4)
film actor
5)
social activist
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Ques. :
14
 
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Salma Dam (Herat Dam) in his recent visit to which of the following countries?
1)
Qatar
2)
Afghanistan
3)
Tajikistan
4)
Iran
5)
Myanmar
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Ques. :
15
 
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Indian Govt have signed a $200-mn loan agreement to upgrade 176 km of State roads in
1)
Jharkhand
2)
Chhattisgarh
3)
Assam
4)
Madhya Pradesh
5)
Rajasthan
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Ques. :
16
 
In
which of the following countries voters rejected a proposal to
introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone in a recent plebiscite?
1)
Singapore
2)
Mauritius
3)
Norway
4)
Sweden
5)
Switzerland
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Ques. :
17
 
India and Qatar inked 7 agreements to boost cooperation recently. The capital city and currency of Qatar respectively are
1)
Manama, Qatari dinar
2)
Doha, Qatari riyal
3)
Riyadh, Qatari ringgit
4)
Tripoli, Qatari krona
5)
Damascus, Qatari peso
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Ques. :
18
 
The
Tiger Express, a semi-luxury tourist train, was flagged off recently
which will take the guests on board to the world famous Bandhavgarh and
Kanha National Parks in
1)
Madhya Pradesh
2)
West Bengal
3)
Rajasthan
4)
Gujarat
5)
Odisha
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Ques. :
19
 
Avtar Singh qualified for Rio Olympic Games recently. He plays
1)
boxing
2)
wrestling
3)
weightlifting
4)
judo
5)
discuss throw
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Ques. :
20
 
Defence
Minister Manohar Parrikar visited which of the following countries
recently to which India plans to sell BrahMos missiles?
1)
Philippines
2)
Thailand
3)
Cambodia
4)
Vietnam
5)
Malaysia
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Ques. :
21
 
Which
of the following state govts launched Right to Public Grievance
Redressal Act recently which seeks disposal of peoples’ complaints
within 60-days?
1)
Tamil Nadu
2)
Kerala
3)
Bihar
4)
Uttar Pradesh
5)
Maharashtra
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Ques. :
22
 
India and Qatar signed an MoU for investment in NIIF of India. Here the term NIIF stands for
1)
National Innovation and Infrastructure Fund
2)
National Investment and Innovation Fund
3)
National Innovation and Insurance Fund
4)
National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
23
 
Sudarsan
Pattnaik won gold medal in people’s choice prize at world championship
festival of sand sculpting Russe, 2016. His sand art highlighted the
issue
1)
Childhood in Chains
2)
Drugs Kill Sports
3)
Save the Birds
4)
World without Bloodshed
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
24
 
P Dhanapal is the new speaker of which of the following state assemblies?
1)
West Bengal
2)
Assam
3)
Kerala
4)
Puducherry
5)
Tamil Nadu
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Ques. :
25
 
Manohar Aich passed away recently at the age of 104 years. He was India’s first
1)
Pugilist
2)
Wrestler
3)
Weightlifter
4)
Athlete
5)
Mr Universe
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Ques. :
26
 
Johann Schneider-Ammann is the present President of
1)
Singapore
2)
Sweden
3)
Norway
4)
Switzerland
5)
Spain
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Ques. :
27
 
Delhi
High Court recently dismissed the petition of Sushil Kumar seeking
selection trials to represent India at the Rio Olympics in the game of
1)
Weightlifting
2)
Wrestling
3)
Boxing
4)
Shooting
5)
Archery
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Ques. :
28
 
What is India’s ranking on the 2016 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), released by Chicago-based consultancy AT Kearney?
1)
First
2)
Second
3)
Third
4)
Fourth
5)
Fifth
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Ques. :
29
 
______ has been appointed the head of the newly created land policy cell in the NITI Aayog.
1)
Ramesh Chand
2)
VK Saraswat
3)
T Haque
4)
Bibek Debroy
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
30
 
PM Narendra Modi was conferred with the Amir Amanullah Khan Award recently. It is the highest civilian award of
1)
Qatar
2)
Iran
3)
Afghanistan
4)
Kuwait
5)
Saudi Arabia
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Ques. :
31
 
The
govt and multilateral lending agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) has
signed a $120-mn loan agreement to improve irrigation and water
management infrastructure in
1)
Jharkhand
2)
Chhattisgarh
3)
Madhya Pradesh
4)
Assam
5)
Odisha
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Ques. :
32
 
As part of its efforts to make villages located along Ganga open defecation-free, Govt has launched a campaign named
1)
Swachh Tat
2)
Swachh Dhara
3)
Swachh Yug
4)
Swachh Nagar
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
33
 
________
has become the first city in the country to have its own ‘city animal’
with declaring Gangetic River Dolphin as its mascot.
1)
Varanasi
2)
Kanpur
3)
Allahabad
4)
Guwahati
5)
Patna
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Ques. :
34
 
Name the president of Indian Olympic Association who has been awarded Olympic Order by the International Olympic Committee.
1)
PK Muralidharan Raja
2)
Injeti Srinivas
3)
Praful Patel
4)
N Ramachandran
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
35
 
Who
among the following has been named the ambassador for Swachh Bharat
Mission’s youth-based ‘Swachh Saathi’ (student internship) programme?
1)
Rani Mukerji
2)
Kajol
3)
Dia Mirza
4)
Amrita Rao
5)
Lara Dutta
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Ques. :
36
 
_______
has become the first state in the country to have a State Data Centre
(SDC), designed using green data centre concept to minimise power
requirement and increase power utilisation efficiency.
1)
Arunachal Pradesh
2)
Himachal Pradesh
3)
Andhra Pradesh
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
Karnataka
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Ques. :
37
 
Which
of the following countries topped the 2016 Global Retail Development
Index (GRDI) released by London-based business consultancy AT Kearney?
1)
India
2)
China
3)
Malaysia
4)
Indonesia
5)
Kazakhstan
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Ques. :
38
 
The
RBI announced the second bi-monthly review of its monetary policy on
Jun 07. Which of the following is NOT correct in this respect?
1)
Repo rate – 6.5 per cent
2)
Reverse repo rate – 6 per cent
3)
CRR – 4 per cent
4)
SLR – 21.25 per cent
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
39
 
The
Centre recently announced an increase in the MSP for pulses, oil seeds
and paddy for the upcoming kharif season. The term MSP stands for
1)
Maximum Support Prices
2)
Minimum Support Prices
3)
Minimum State Prices
4)
Maximum State Prices
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
40 India’s Lakshya Sen recently become the World No. 1 Junior player in the game of
1) Tennis 2) Squash 
3) 
Badminton
4) Table tennis
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
41
 
India recently launched operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ to evacuate Indian citizens stranded in which of the following countries?
1)
Nigeria
2)
Libya
3)
Syria
4)
Yemen
5)
South Sudan
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Ques. :
42
 
India’s
Exim Bank has extended a loan of USD 44.95 mn to which African country
for a textile factory and development of small and medium enterprises?
1)
Kenya
2)
Tanzania
3)
South Africa
4)
Uganda
5)
Somalia
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Ques. :
43
 
The
govt has approved what amount for the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas
Yojana (PMKVY) to impart skills to 1 crore people over the next four
years (2016-20)?
1)
Rs 2,000 cr
2)
Rs 4,000 cr
3)
Rs 8,000 cr
4)
Rs 12,000 cr
5)
Rs 16,000 cr
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Ques. :
44
 
The World Youth Skills Day is observed every year on
1)
05 Jul
2)
10 Jul
3)
15 Jul
4)
25 Jul
5)
31 Jul
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Ques. :
45
 
The
Union Cabinet has given its approval for Revised Cost Estimate of Rs
7290.62-cr for the ongoing 1020 MW Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric
Project (HEP) in
1)
Nepal
2)
Myanmar
3)
Sri Lanka
4)
Bhutan
5)
Afghanistan
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Ques. :
46
 
The
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the
disinvestment of 15 per cent paid up equity of which of the following
PSUs?
1)
NBCC
2)
BSNL
3)
MTNL
4)
HMT
5)
EIL
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Ques. :
47
 
The
Bombay Stock Exchange has introduced ‘Paperless SIP’ to allow mutual
fund investors to make transactions through various modes of payments.
The term SIP stands for
1)
Stock Investment Plan
2)
Substitute Investment Plan
3)
Systematic Investment Plan
4)
Serial Investment Plan
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
48
 
According
to a survey of millions of airline passengers conducted by Skytrax,
which airline has been ranked as world’s best airline?
1)
British Airways
2)
Lufthansa
3)
Air India
4)
Jet Airways
5)
Emirates
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Ques. :
49
 
The Union Govt has constituted a high-level committee to tackle the shortage of pulses in India. The Committee is headed by
1)
Subir Gokarn
2)
Arvind Subramanian
3)
Urjit Patel
4)
Arvind Panagariya
5)
Rakesh Mohan
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Ques. :
50
 
The
BHEL has commissioned a 250 MW unit based on eco-friendly Circulating
Fluidised Bed Combustion (CFBC) technology at Bhavnagar thermal power
project in
1)
Maharashtra
2)
Madhya Pradesh
3)
Karnataka
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
Gujarat
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