QUIZ OF DAY-12/02/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL

Ques. :
1
  Which state has topped the list of states in distribution of LED
bulbs as part of country-wide campaign for reducing power consumption?
1) Maharshtra 2)  Gujrat
3) Rajasthan 4) Uttar Pradesh 
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
2
 
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. :
3
 
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. :
4
 
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. :
5
 
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. :
6
 
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. :
7
 
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. :
8
 
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. :
9
 
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. :
10
 
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. :
11
 
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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Ques. :
12
 
Which of the following countries was recently acknowledged as the first country in the world to become YAWS-free by the WHO?
1)
India
2)
Thailand
3)
Philippines
4)
Myanmar
5)
Sri Lanka
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Ques. :
13
 
Who among the following won the Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy of Chess in China?
1)
Koneru Humpy
2)
Olga Girya
3)
Harika Dronavalli
4)
Padmini Rout
5)
Tania Sachdev
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Ques. :
14
 
Joe Antic, who passed away recently, was a
1)
hockey player
2)
cricketer
3)
shuttler
4)
tennis player
5)
pugilist
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Ques. :
15
 
As
per the Census 2011 findings, the literacy rate among the disabled has
increased from 49.3 per cent in 2001 to 54.5 per cent in 2011. What is
the overall literacy level of India?
1)
58 per cent
2)
61 per cent
3)
68 per cent
4)
72 per cent
5)
74 per cent
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Ques. :
16
 
Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi has been appointed as the new chairman of
1)
ICSE
2)
CBSE
3)
UPSC
4)
IBPS
5)
SSC
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Ques. :
17
 
Which state govt has set a target to construct toilets across all villages of the state by Mar 2019?
1)
Odisha
2)
West Bengal
3)
Assam
4)
Jharkhand
5)
Tamil Nadu
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Ques. :
18
 
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has recommended ban on cash transactions of above
1)
Rs 50,000
2)
Rs 1 lakh
3)
Rs 2 lakh
4)
Rs 3 lakh
5)
Rs 5 lakh
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Ques. :
19
 
Vice-President
Ansari recently visited Ulaanbaatar for two-day 11th Asia Europe
Meeting- ASEM-Summit. Ulaanbaatar is the capital city of
1)
Kazakhstan
2)
Uzbekistan
3)
Mongolia
4)
Vietnam
5)
Turkmenistan
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Ques. :
20
 
Who among the following has authored the book titled The Shade of Swords?
1)
Arun Shourie
2)
Venkaiah Naidu
3)
Tavleen Singh
4)
MJ Akbar
5)
Natwar Singh
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Ques. :
21
 
The DRDO recently successfully conducted the proof firing of ATAGS system which is a
1)
light assault rifle
2)
artillery gun
3)
anti-aircraft gun
4)
rocket system
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
22
 
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on blackmoney has recommended restricting cash holding with individuals to not more than
1)
Rs 2 lakh
2)
Rs 3 lakh
3)
Rs 5 lakh
4)
Rs 10 lakh
5)
Rs 15 lakh
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Ques. :
23
 
India
and the ADB have signed a $100-mn loan agreement for strengthening
irrigation, drainage and water management in the Vennar sub-basin of the
Cauvery delta in
1)
Tamil Nadu
2)
Karnataka
3)
Andhra Pradesh
4)
Telangana
5)
Kerala
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Ques. :
24
 
_______ became the sixth oldest player in Test history to make a century recently. He scored unbeaten 110 against England.
1)
Misbah-ul-Haq
2)
Umar Akmal
3)
Mohammad Hafeez
4)
Shahid Afridi
5)
Younus Khan
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Ques. :
25
 
Indonesia
and Timor-Leste are now the only remaining countries with yaws
transmission in the WHO South-East Asia Region. The capital city of
Timor-Leste is
1)
Dilli
2)
Naypyidaw
3)
Hanoi
4)
Phnom Penh
5)
Port Moresby
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Ques. :
26
 
The
RBI has set up a working group to study the entire gamut of regulatory
issues relating to Financial Technology and Digital Banking in India
which is headed by
1)
Nitin Chugh
2)
Mrutyunjay Mahapatra
3)
AS Ramasastri
4)
AP Hota
5)
Sudarshan Sen
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Ques. :
27
 
The
RBI recently asked banks to exchange up to what number of soiled
currency notes with a maximum value of Rs 5,000 over the counter free of
charge?
1)
5
2)
10
3)
15
4)
20
5)
25
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Ques. :
28
 
Vijender Singh clinched the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title defeating who among the following recently?
1)
Lucian Bute
2)
James DeGale
3)
Amir Khan
4)
Jean Pascal
5)
Kerry Hope
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Ques. :
29
 
A terrorist truck attack in which of the following French cities killed at least 84 people recently?
1)
Paris
2)
Marseille
3)
Nice
4)
Lyon
5)
Toulouse
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Ques. :
30
 
A
faction of army launched a failed coup attempt against incumbent
president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in which of the following countries
recently?
1)
Cambodia
2)
Chile
3)
Philippines
4)
Turkey
5)
Thailand
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Ques. :
31
 
Which Indian firm and Bell Helicopter have signed an agreement to develop the helicopter market in India?
1)
Tata Advanced Systems
2)
Mahindra Aerospace
3)
L&T
4)
Reliance Defence
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
32
 
With
the aim of sharing the impact of various governance initiatives with
citizens in real-time, the govt has launched a website. Name the
website.
1)
Transforming India
2)
Changing India
3)
Achhe Din
4)
My India
5)
Badalata Bharat
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Ques. :
33
 
The Lifeline Express, also known as the Magic Train of India, recently celebrated 25 years of service. This is the world’s first
1)
hotel on a train
2)
school on a train
3)
Public Distribution System on train
4)
hospital on a train
5)
Yoga centre on train
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Ques. :
34
 
Which of the following states has become the first state in the country to set up ‘Happiness Department’?
1)
Rajasthan
2)
Madhya Pradesh
3)
Gujarat
4)
Maharashtra
5)
Haryana
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Ques. :
35
 
The four new sites included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List do not include which of the following?
1)
Nan Madol (Eastern Micronesia)
2)
The Persian Qanat (Iran)
3)
Nalanda Mahavihara (India)
4)
Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (China)
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
36
 
Which of the following is the currency of Mongolia?
1)
Mongolian riel
2)
Mongolian shekel
3)
Mongolian krona
4)
Mongolian ringgit
5)
Mongolian togrog
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Ques. :
37
 
Which state govt has signed an MoU with the Netherlands to set up a skill development centre to help farmers in the state?
1)
Madhya Pradesh
2)
Rajasthan
3)
Uttar Pradesh
4)
Bihar
5)
Andhra Pradesh
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Ques. :
38
 
Who
among the following has authored the book titled Who Moved My Interest
Rate?: Leading the Reserve Bank of India Through Five Turbulent Years?
1)
C Rangarajan
2)
Bimal Jalan
3)
Y Venugopal Reddy
4)
Raghuram Rajan
5)
Duvvuri Subbarao
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Ques. :
39
 
Pema Khandu was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of which of the following states?
1)
Manipur
2)
Mizoram
3)
Assam
4)
Tripura
5)
Arunachal Pradesh
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Ques. :
40
 
Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI)?
1)
Ashwani Lohani
2)
Ajay Singh
3)
Naresh Goyal
4)
Guruprasad Mohapatra
5)
Rahul Bhatia
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Ques. :
41
 
Who won the women’s title in the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in Mumbai?
1)
Joshna Chinappa
2)
Dipika Pallikal
3)
Harshit Kaur Jawanda
4)
Adya Advani
5)
Akanksha Salunkhe
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Ques. :
42
 
Who among the following is the youngest Chief Minister in the country at present?
1)
Arvind Kejriwal
2)
Pema Khandu
3)
Akhilesh Yadav
4)
Pawan Chamling
5)
Mehbooba Mufti
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Ques. :
43
 
Indian
Navy’s ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kirch recently visited Port Kelang in
which of the following countries as part of a deployment?
1)
Malaysia
2)
Philippines
3)
Vietnam
4)
South Korea
5)
Japan
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Ques. :
44
 
The UNESCO recently added nine new sites on its World Heritage List. Which of the following is NOT among these nine sites?
1)
Gorham’s Cave Complex (UK)
2)
Antequera Dolmens (Spain)
3)
Ancient Philippi (Spain)
4)
Turkish province of Kars
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
45
 
The
annual ‘Ramayana Month’ began in which state on Jul 16? ‘Karkkidakam’,
the last month in its almanac, is observed as the auspicious Ramayana
month.
1)
Tamil Nadu
2)
Karnataka
3)
Andhra Pradesh
4)
Telangana
5)
Kerala
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Ques. :
46
 
The Nelson Mandela International Day is observed on
1)
08 Jul
2)
12 Jul
3)
18 Jul
4)
13 Jul
5)
28 Jul
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Ques. :
47
 
India’s first e-court was recently opened at High Court of Judicature at
1)
Mumbai
2)
Chennai
3)
Bengaluru
4)
Kolkata
5)
Hyderabad
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Ques. :
48
 
The govt recently released Rs 100 cr towards its co-contribution for APY scheme. The term APY stands for
1)
Antyodaya Pension Yojana
2)
Aashra Pension Yojana
3)
Aadhar Pension Yojana
4)
Atal Pension Yojana
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
49
 
Which
Indian travel agency entered into a merger agreement with a
Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition firm Terrapin 3 Acquisition
Corp recently?
1)
MakeMyTrip
2)
Travelguru
3)
Cleartrip
4)
SOTC
5)
Yatra
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Ques. :
50
 
The
National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently ordered to de-register
10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi with immediate effect. The present
chairman of NGT is
1)
Anil R Dave
2)
Kurian Joseph
3)
TS Thakur
4)
Swatanter Kumar
5)
Rajendra Mal Lodha
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