QUIZ OF DAY-26/03/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL

Ques. :
1
 
The Reserve Bank of India recently imposed a penalty of Rs 5 cr on which of the following banks?
1)
Bank of India
2)
Bank of Baroda
3)
Indian Bank
4)
Dena Bank
5)
Central Bank of India
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Ques. :
2
 
Sanjiv Puri has been named as the successor to the longest serving chairman YC Deveshwar at which of the following firms?
1)
TCS
2)
ITC
3)
Bharti Airtel
4)
L&T
5)
Essar Group
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Ques. :
3
 
The first green train corridor of the country was inaugurated between Rameswaram and Manamadurai in which state recently?
1)
Kerala
2)
Karnataka
3)
Tamil Nadu
4)
Andhra Pradesh
5)
Telangana
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Ques. :
4
 
Which
among the following has/have signed up for the global payments
innovation initiative of SWIFT as first Indian lender(s) recently?
1)
Axis Bank
2)
ICICI Bank
3)
HDFC Bank
4)
All the above
5)
Only 1) and 2)
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Ques. :
5
 
Which of the following firms has agreed to buy Yahoo Inc’s core internet business for $4.83 bn in cash?
1)
AT&T
2)
Microsoft
3)
Google
4)
Verizon
5)
Nokia
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Ques. :
6
 
The first ever Water Metro project in the country was recently launched by which of the following states?
1)
Gujarat
2)
Maharashtra
3)
West Bengal
4)
Uttarakhand
5)
Kerala
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Ques. :
7
 
Avasarala
Kanyakumari was selected for the prestigious 2016 Sangita Kalanidhi
Award. She is the first female to be chosen for this prestigious award
who plays
1)
guitar
2)
flute
3)
tabla
4)
violin
5)
shehnai
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Ques. :
8
 
Who among the following has been honoured with Mahanayak award by the West Bengal govt?
1)
Bapi Lahiri
2)
Sonu Nigam
3)
Babul Supriyo
4)
Kumar Sanu
5)
Udit Narayan
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Ques. :
9
 
“India’s International Bank” is the tagline of which of the following banks?
1)
SBI
2)
Canara Bank
3)
Bank of Baroda
4)
Indian Overseas Bank
5)
Punjab National Bank
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Ques. :
10
 
Which
of the following IT firms has been ranked as the top employer in the
Indian IT industry by the representative body Nasscom?
1)
TCS
2)
Wipro
3)
Infosys
4)
HCL
5)
Tech Mahindra
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Ques. :
11
 
The Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed every year on
1)
12 Jul
2)
14 Jul
3)
15 Jul
4)
18 Jul
5)
26 Jul
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Ques. :
12
 
Which of the following firms has acquired the online fashion retailer Jabong valued at $70 million?
1)
Amazon India
2)
Snapdeal
3)
Flipkart
4)
Future Group
5)
Arvind
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Ques. :
13
 
Budha Rashmi Mani has been appointed as Director General (DG) of
1)
Indian Museum
2)
National Rail Museum
3)
Salar Jung Museum
4)
Victoria Memorial
5)
National Museum
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Ques. :
14
 
The
Centre has approved about Rs 1,600 cr for which state under skill
development initiative “Himayat” to train local youths in vocational
courses?
1)
Maharashtra
2)
Karnataka
3)
Kerala
4)
Jammu & Kashmir
5)
Uttar Pradesh
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Ques. :
15
 
The
BRICS policy planning dialogue meeting was held recently in which city
ahead of the 8th BRICS Summit to be held in Goa on Oct 15-16?
1)
Lucknow
2)
Patna
3)
Jaipur
4)
Mumbai
5)
Raipur
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Ques. :
16
 
The
Hinduja National Power Corporation recently commissioned its 1,040 MW
coal fired thermal power project at Palavalasa village in the state of
1)
Andhra Pradesh
2)
Karnataka
3)
West Bengal
4)
Jharkhand
5)
Telangana
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Ques. :
17
 
The
‘Iron Lady’ Irom Chanu Sharmila is soon to end her 16-year old fast for
repeal of AFSPA and contest state assembly elections in
1)
Manipur
2)
Assam
3)
Nagaland
4)
Sikkim
5)
Arunachal Pradesh
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Ques. :
18
 
Parveen Rana is associated with which of the following games?
1)
Weightlifting
2)
Boxing
3)
Archery
4)
Shooting
5)
Wrestling
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Ques. :
19
 
TR Zeliang is the present Chief Minister of which of the following states?
1)
Manipur
2)
Sikkim
3)
Mizoram
4)
Tripura
5)
Nagaland
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Ques. :
20
 
Mauricio
Macri is the present President of which of the following countries? He
announced a national plan recently to fight violence against women.
1)
Argentina
2)
Malaysia
3)
Cambodia
4)
Tanzania
5)
Tunisia
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Ques. :
21
 
Who
among the following from India is/are among the winners of the Ramon
Magsaysay Award 2016, one of Asia’s most prestigious awards?
1)
TM Krishna
2)
Bezwada Wilson
3)
Ashok Khemka
4)
All the above
5)
Only 1) and 2)
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Ques. :
22
 
Which
of the following Mumbai headquartered banks has launched an Instant
Money Transfer (IMT) Payment System on its ATMs in India?
1)
PNB
2)
SBI
3)
Allahabad Bank
4)
Corporation Bank
5)
Canara Bank
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Ques. :
23
 
Name the minister for Asia and the Pacific in UK who recently chose India for his first official visit.
1)
Alok Sharma
2)
Keith Vaz
3)
Nicky Morgan
4)
Priti Patel
5)
Virendra Sharma
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Ques. :
24
 
The
UN General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution approving an
agreement to make which of the following organisations a part of the UN
system?
1)
International Organization for Birds
2)
International Organization for LGBT
3)
International Organization for Migration
4)
International Organization for Climate Control
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
25
 
The
Securities and Exchange Board of India recently gave an in-principle
approval to which of the following banks for sponsoring a mutual fund?
1)
Federal Bank
2)
IDFC Bank
3)
Bandhan Bank
4)
Kotak Mahindra Bank
5)
YES Bank
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Ques. :
26
 
The
recently passed Child Labour Amendment Bill, 2016, calls for a complete
ban on employment of children below what age in all occupations except
those run by his or her own family?
1)
18
2)
16
3)
14
4)
12
5)
10
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Ques. :
27
 
The
expert committee set up by the govt for exploring the other possible
alternatives to pellet guns as non-lethal weapons is headed by
1)
Naresh Bhatnagar
2)
Tushar Tripathy
3)
Rajeev Krishna
4)
Atul Karwal
5)
TVSN Prasad
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Ques. :
28
 
The
Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) tribunal in The Hague recently
ruled against Antrix Corporation in the case with Devas Corp. Antrix is
the commercial arm of
1)
DRDO
2)
HAL
3)
ISRO
4)
OFB
5)
BARC
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Ques. :
29
 
The WHO has officially declared Brazil free of which of the following diseases?
1)
Ebola
2)
MERS
3)
Tuberculosis
4)
Measles
5)
Zika
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Ques. :
30
 
Inderjeet Singh is associated with which of the following games?
1)
Discuss throw
2)
Shot put
3)
Archery
4)
Shooting
5)
Boxing
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Ques. :
31
 
Air Marshal S Neelakantan recently assumed charge as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of
1)
Southern Air Command
2)
Northern Air Command
3)
Eastern Air Command
4)
Western Air Command
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
32
 
________ has been appointed as Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
1)
Sanjay Kumar Srivastava
2)
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
3)
Swashpawan Singh
4)
Bhaskar Khulbe
5)
Omita Paul
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Ques. :
33
 
________
will host its annual India Economic Summit on Oct 6-7 in New Delhi
under the theme ‘Fostering an Inclusive India through Digital
Transformation’.
1)
World Economic Forum
2)
World Bank
3)
IMF
4)
ADB
5)
WTO
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Ques. :
34
 
Which of the following states has become the first state in the country to approve sewage and wastewater policy?
1)
Madhya Pradesh
2)
Gujarat
3)
Maharashtra
4)
Sikkim
5)
Rajasthan
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Ques. :
35
 
The Parliament has approved the establishment of six new IITs across the country. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
1)
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
2)
Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)
3)
Dharwad (Karnataka)
4)
Palakkad (Kerala)
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
36
 
Which
of the following banks recently introduced ‘Privilege Home Loan’ for
govt employees and ‘Shaurya Home Loan’ for Defence Personnel with
pensionable service?
1)
PNB
2)
SBI
3)
HDFC Bank
4)
ICICI Bank
5)
Axis Bank
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Ques. :
37
 
Which
insurance firm and Alibaba group have agreed to engage in a global
strategic partnership to explore opportunities to distribute insurance
products and services?
1)
Metlife
2)
Aviva
3)
AXA
4)
LIC of India
5)
Max Life
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Ques. :
38
 
The BHEL recently commissioned the second 500 MW thermal unit at Marwa Thermal Power Station in Janjgir-Champa district of
1)
Jharkhand
2)
West Bengal
3)
Chhattisgarh
4)
Odisha
5)
Maharashtra
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Ques. :
39
 
Who among the following has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Nepal?
1)
Sher Bahadur Deuba
2)
Madhav Kumar Nepal
3)
Khadga Prasad Oli
4)
Pushpa Kamal Dahal
5)
Baburam Bhattarai
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Ques. :
40
 
Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian-American Ahmed Zewail passed away recently. He was a renowned
1)
Physicist
2)
Biologist
3)
Chemist
4)
Economist
5)
Literate
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Ques. :
41
 
The SAARC Home Ministers meet was held recently in
1)
Islamabad
2)
Dhaka
3)
Colombo
4)
Kabul
5)
Thimphu
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Ques. :
42
 
The
Union Cabinet has approved the transfer of 12 acres of National Textile
Corporation, Indu-6 Mill land for the construction of a memorial of BR
Ambedkar to the govt of
1)
Gujarat
2)
Uttar Pradesh
3)
Maharashtra
4)
Madhya Pradesh
5)
Rajasthan
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Ques. :
43
 
The
govt recently approved the signing of new Air Services Agreement
between India and Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The capital city of
Lao PDR is
1)
Vientiane
2)
Nassau
3)
Yerevan
4)
Luanda
5)
Tirana
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Ques. :
44
 
The
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan recently launched
’Sachet- www.sachet.rbi.org.in’, a web portal to curb illegal
1)
sale of insurance policies
2)
sale of fixed deposits
3)
collection of personal loans
4)
sale of housing loans
5)
collection of deposits
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Ques. :
45
 
The committee set by the RBI to look at the various facets of household finance in India will be chaired by
1)
US Paliwal
2)
DK Mohanty
3)
NS Vishwanathan
4)
Tarun Ramadorai
5)
Urjit R Patel
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Ques. :
46
 
The
govt has approved an investment of Rs 4,404 cr for development in urban
areas in 8 States and UTs under AMRUT scheme. What does letter ‘T’
denote in the term AMRUT?
1)
Transition
2)
Transport
3)
Transformation
4)
Tourism
5)
Technology
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Ques. :
47
 
Who among the following has authored the book titled ‘Grassroots Innovation’?
1)
Jairam Ramesh
2)
Anil K Gupta
3)
Rana Ayyub
4)
Perumal Murugan
5)
Akhil Sharma
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Ques. :
48
 
Who among the following has been chosen for the 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?
1)
Ila Arun
2)
Sukhwinder Singh
3)
Shubha Mudgal
4)
Kailash Kher
5)
Uma Mohan
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Ques. :
49
 
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has agreed to add which of the following sports in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
1)
Baseball-Softball
2)
Surfing
3)
Climbing Sports
4)
Skateboard
5)
All the above
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Ques. :
50
 
Who
among the following was elected as an individual member of
International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently? She became the first
Indian woman to join the prestigious sports body.
1)
Chanda Kochhar
2)
PT Usha
3)
Anju Bobby George
4)
Tina Ambani
5)
Nita Ambani
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