QUIZ OF DAY-19/03/017 WEEKEND SPECIAL

Ques. :
1
 
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. :
2
 
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. :
3
 
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. :
4
 
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. :
5
 
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. :
6
 
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. :
7
 
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. :
8
 
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. :
9
 
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. :
10
 
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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Ques. :
11
 
The
state assembly of which of the following states recently passed a
resolution against the proposed merger of the State Bank of Travancore
(SBT) with SBI?
1)
Kerala
2)
Karnataka
3)
Tamil Nadu
4)
Andhra Pradesh
5)
Telangana
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Ques. :
12
 
The market regulator Sebi issued a draft paper on REIT recently. What is the full form of REIT?
1)
Real Estate Innovation Trust
2)
Real Estate Infrastructure Trust
3)
Real Estate Investment Trust
4)
Real Estate Intervention Trust
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
13
 
A consortium of which of the following countries recently bought Opera Internet browser for $600 mn?
1)
China
2)
India
3)
South Korea
4)
Japan
5)
Singapore
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Ques. :
14
 
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 19 Jul slightly trimmed India’s growth projections to what per cent for 2016-17?
1)
7.3 per cent
2)
7.4 per cent
3)
7.6 per cent
4)
7.7 per cent
5)
7.9 per cent
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Ques. :
15
 
As per the global rating agency Fitch, India’s economic growth rate is expected to accelerate to what per cent in 2016-17?
1)
7.7 per cent
2)
7.5 per cent
3)
7.3 per cent
4)
7.2 per cent
5)
7.1 per cent
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Ques. :
16
 
The govt has announced to release about what amount to recapitalise 13 public sector banks?
1)
Rs 10,000 cr
2)
Rs 15,000 cr
3)
Rs 18,000 cr
4)
Rs 23,000 cr
5)
Rs 25,000 cr
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Ques. :
17
 
DJ Pandian is the present Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of which of the following financial institutions?
1)
ADB
2)
IMF
3)
AIIB
4)
New Development Bank
5)
World Bank
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Ques. :
18
 
Who won the men’s title of the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in Mumbai?
1)
Vikram Malhotra
2)
Harinderpal Singh Sandhu
3)
Saurav Ghosal
4)
Siddharth Suchde
5)
Ritwik Bhattacharya
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Ques. :
19
 
As
informed by the Finance Minister Arun Jetley, there are over eight
thousand wilful defaulters in the country who owe banks an amount of
around
1)
Rs 36,000 cr
2)
Rs 46,000 cr
3)
Rs 56,000 cr
4)
Rs 66,000 cr
5)
Rs 76,000 cr
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Ques. :
20
 
In
the fourth tranche of the Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme, the minimum
subscription has been reduced to 1 gram, although the maximum remains at
______ per person or institution.
1)
50 gram
2)
100 gram
3)
200 gram
4)
300 gram
5)
500 gram
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Ques. :
21
 
India and which country recently signed a Social Security Agreement (SSA) which will come into force on 1 Oct?
1)
US
2)
Canada
3)
Australia
4)
Germany
5)
Japan
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Ques. :
22
 
The
Union Cabinet has apprised an MoU between India and which country for
strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) and Digital Economy?
1)
South Africa
2)
Tunisia
3)
Nigeria
4)
Tanzania
5)
Eretria
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Ques. :
23
 
The
NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with which of the
following tech giants to set up Atal Tinkering laboratories (ATL)?
1)
Intel
2)
Dell
3)
AMD
4)
HP
5)
Huawei
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Ques. :
24
 
The
researchers from Laval University are going to conduct the world’s
first Zika vaccine test on humans in which of the following countries?
1)
Japan
2)
Brazil
3)
South Africa
4)
Canada
5)
Mexico
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Ques. :
25
 
Seven
Indian companies have made it to the latest Fortune 500 list of the
world’s biggest corporations in terms of revenue. Among Indian firms,
the highest ranked one is
1)
SBI
2)
Indian Oil
3)
Rajesh Exports
4)
Tata Motors
5)
Reliance Industries
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Ques. :
26
 
Which of the following countries has declared a three-month state of emergency following a failed coup?
1)
Thailand
2)
Turkey
3)
Philippines
4)
Cuba
5)
Venezuela
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Ques. :
27
 
________ has signed an agreement with Reliance Jio Money for one-click payment service.
1)
IndusInd Bank
2)
IDFC Bank
3)
Bandhan Bank
4)
Yes Bank
5)
Federal Bank
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Ques. :
28
 
The
IRCTC has joined hands with which of the following banks to chalk out a
detailed plan for promotion of rail ticketing activities?
1)
HDFC Bank
2)
ICICI Bank
3)
SBI
4)
PNB
5)
Axis Bank
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Ques. :
29
 
A Parliamentary panel changed the definition of an ARC, recently, after complains from the RBI. The term ARC stands for
1)
Asset Recreation Company
2)
Asset Restoration Company
3)
Asset Restructuring Company
4)
Asset Reconstruction Company
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
30
 
Who among the following is the new Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports?
1)
Mahesh Sharma
2)
Jitendra Singh
3)
Vijay Goel
4)
Dharmendra Pradhan
5)
Rajiv Pratap Rudy
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Ques. :
31
 
Which of the following companies has topped the latest Fortune 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations in terms of revenue?
1)
State Grid
2)
Walmart
3)
China National Petroleum
4)
General Motors
5)
Exxon Mobil
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Ques. :
32
 
PM
Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of All India Institute of
Medical Sciences, AIIMS, and revival of fertilizers factory recently in
which city in Uttar Pradesh?
1)
Kanpur
2)
Lucknow
3)
Gorakhpur
4)
Varanasi
5)
Faizabad
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Ques. :
33
 
Centre
has constituted a committee to prepare Draft Bill on Ganga to deal with
all the issues related to the River. The Committee is headed by
1)
Rajendra Mal Lodha
2)
Girdhar Malviya
3)
TS Thakur
4)
Anil R Dave
5)
HL Dattu
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Ques. :
34
 
What is India’s ranking out of 149 nations on the latest Sustainable Development Goal Index which is topped by Sweden?
1)
110th
2)
95th
3)
82nd
4)
78th
5)
59th
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Ques. :
35
 
The
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval for
installation of Ghatampur Thermal Power Project (GTPS) in the state of
1)
Madhya Pradesh
2)
Uttar Pradesh
3)
Rajasthan
4)
Maharashtra
5)
Andhra Pradesh
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Ques. :
36
 
The
Union Cabinet has approved the incorporation of Sagarmala Development
Company (SDC) with an initial authorized share capital of Rs 1,000 cr
and a subscribed share capital of
1)
Rs 50 cr
2)
Rs 90 cr
3)
Rs 100 cr
4)
Rs 180 cr
5)
Rs 200 cr
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Ques. :
37
 
Which
firm has announced the first successful test flight of a high-altitude
solar plane (an Aquila drone) to bring internet access to remote parts
of the world?
1)
Google
2)
Tesla
3)
Apple
4)
Microsoft
5)
Facebook
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Ques. :
38
 
The
Central Govt has appointed who among the following as the new chief
executive officer (CEO) of the Unique Identification Authority of India
(UIDAI)?
1)
Sam Pitroda
2)
Azim Premji
3)
Nripendra Mishra
4)
Sanjay Kumar Srivastava
5)
Ajay Bhushan Pandey
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Ques. :
39
 
The
tourism department of which state recently secured two Gold Awards at
the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) awards?
1)
Gujarat
2)
Karnataka
3)
Kerala
4)
Madhya Pradesh
5)
Telangana
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Ques. :
40
 
The
Corporation Bank has launched a new facility called ‘Green PIN’ for
credit card holders to set PIN online. The bank is headquartered at
1)
Chennai
2)
Hyderabad
3)
Mangalore
4)
Bengaluru
5)
Kochi
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Ques. :
41
 
Which state has constituted a State Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (STAGI) on the lines of the central govt?
1)
Karnataka
2)
Kerala
3)
Tamil Nadu
4)
Maharashtra
5)
Gujarat
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Ques. :
42
 
Roger Ailes resigned recently as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
1)
BBC
2)
Fox News Channel
3)
Voice of America
4)
Reuter
5)
ANI
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Ques. :
43
 
Dominique Arnaud, who died recently, was the former French
1)
cyclist
2)
boxer
3)
footballer
4)
tennis player
5)
swimmer
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Ques. :
44
 
Which
bank has initiated a programme to provide solar lights in the
non-electrified houses of students in rural areas which it calls ‘solar
light scholarship’?
1)
Federal Bank
2)
IDFC Bank
3)
Bandhan Bank
4)
Yes Bank
5)
Karnataka Bank
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Ques. :
45
 
Who
among the following is all set to make his debut in the world of
digital gaming with the launch of his official game is association with
PlayIzzOn Tech?
1)
Virat Kohli
2)
Kapil Dev
3)
MS Dhoni
4)
Sunil Gavaskar
5)
Sachin Tendulkar
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Ques. :
46
 
Who
among the following was recently appointed the new Chairperson of the
Joint Committee of Parliament examining the Land Acquisition Bill?
1)
Pradeep Gandhi
2)
Tarachand Sahu
3)
Ganesh Singh
4)
SS Ahluwalia
5)
Baliram Kashyap
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Ques. :
47
 
India
has become the first country to contribute to a UN Trust Fund set up
for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers. India has
contributed
1)
USD 50000
2)
USD 75000
3)
USD 100000
4)
USD 200000
5)
USD 500000
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Ques. :
48
 
Sanjiv
Misra has been appointed as the Additional Director and the
Non-Executive (Part-Time) Chairman of Axis Bank which is headquartered
at
1)
New Delhi
2)
Kolkata
3)
Chennai
4)
Mumbai
5)
Bengaluru
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Ques. :
49
 
SH Raza, who passed away recently, was an internationally acclaimed
1)
author
2)
singer
3)
painter
4)
music composer
5)
flutist
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Ques. :
50
 
India
test team captain Virat Kohli become the first Indian captain to score a
double century outside India recently playing against
1)
South Africa
2)
West Indies
3)
Zimbabwe
4)
England
5)
New Zealand
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