QUIZ OF DAY-07/05/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL GK & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Ques. :
1
 
British
Columbia has become the first foreign govt entity to issue a masala
bond by floating Rs 500 cr rupee denominated overseas bonds. The British
Colombia is a province of
1)
Canada
2)
US
3)
UK
4)
Australia
5)
Spain
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2
 
Which of the following books has been authored by the US President Barack Obama?
1)
Of Thee I Sing
2)
The Audacity of Hope
3)
Dreams From My Father
4)
All the above
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
3
 
The 11th G20 Summit concluded recently in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. The 12th G20 summit is to be held in 2017 in
1)
Hamburg, Germany
2)
Tokyo, Japan
3)
Paris, France
4)
Rome, Italy
5)
Sydney, Australia
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Ques. :
4
 
Which of the following countries recently appointed Nicholas Hopton as its ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011?
1)
US
2)
UK
3)
Germany
4)
France
5)
Sweden
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5
 
The Indian origin girl Priyanka Yoshikawa was recently crowned as
1)
Miss South Korea
2)
Miss Cambodia
3)
Miss Thailand
4)
Miss Philippines
5)
Miss Japan
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Ques. :
6
 
CM
Sarbananda Sonowal (on 5 Sep) inaugurated Asia’s biggest digital
library, dedicated to the memory of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, in NIT Silchar
in the state of
1)
Jharkhand
2)
Andhra Pradesh
3)
Odisha
4)
Telangana
5)
Assam
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Ques. :
7
 
The govt of Arunachal Pradesh has roped in who among the following as a brand ambassador for state tourism?
1)
Ranbir Kapoor
2)
Priyanka Chopra
3)
Aishwarya Rai
4)
John Abraham
5)
Kareena Kapoor
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Ques. :
8
 
Which of the following SAARC nations was recently certified by WHO as free of malaria disease?
1)
Afghanistan
2)
Pakistan
3)
Bangladesh
4)
Bhutan
5)
Sri Lanka
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Ques. :
9
 
The
Indian mixed doubles pair of Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra won
the title of which of the following badminton tournaments recently?
1)
2016 Singapore Open
2)
2016 Australia Open
3)
2016 Brazil Open
4)
2016 Indonesia Open
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
10
 
The Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) handed over INS Tihayu to Indian Navy recently. It is a(n)
1)
Water Jet Fast Attack Craft
2)
Torpedo launch and recovery vessel
3)
Guided Missile Destroyer
4)
Anti-submarine Warfare Corvette
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
11
 
The
UN Charter, the seminal treaty of the UN, has now been translated into
Sanskrit. Which of the following is NOT one of the six official
languages of the UN?
1)
Hindi
2)
Chinese
3)
Arabic
4)
Spanish
5)
French
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12
 
Name
the present Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas who
recently launched Gas4India campaign aimed at promoting the use of gas
in the country.
1)
Dharmendra Pradhan
2)
Shripad Yesso Naik
3)
Rajiv Pratap Rudy
4)
Santosh Kumar Gangwar
5)
Inderjit Singh Rao
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Ques. :
13
 
The
Department of Telecom (DoT) has created ‘Urja Mitra Helpline’ through
which customers can get information on power outages by dialling
1)
14401
2)
14402
3)
14403
4)
14404
5)
14405
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Ques. :
14
 
The
national award winner and veteran director KG George has been selected
for the JC Daniel award 2015, the highest honor for outstanding
contribution to Malayalam cinema given by
1)
Telangana
2)
Andhra Pradesh
3)
Tamil Nadu
4)
Karnataka
5)
Kerala
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Ques. :
15
 
Union
Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya
inaugurated the first phase of telemedicine services of ESIC recently.
The term ESIC means
1)
Employees Services Insurance Corporation
2)
Employees Specific Insurance Corporation
3)
Employees Statutory Insurance Corporation
4)
Employees State Insurance Corporation
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
16
 
The World Coconut Day is celebrated on
1)
2 Sep
2)
4 Sep
3)
6 Sep
4)
8 Sep
5)
10 Sep
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Ques. :
17
 
Which of the following Indian films was conferred the Best Film award at the 1st BRICS Film Festival which concluded recently?
1)
Mohenjo Daro
2)
Udta Punjab
3)
Airlift
4)
Thithi
5)
Neerja
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Ques. :
18
 
India and Chile recently expanded their Preferential Trade Agreement. The currency of Chile is
1)
Euro
2)
Pound
3)
Peso
4)
Franc
5)
Dollar
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Ques. :
19
 
India
has officially received certificates from World Health Organisation
recognizing the elimination of which of the following diseases from the
country?
1)
Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
2)
Yaws
3)
Malaria
4)
All the above
5)
Only 1) and 2)
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Ques. :
20
 
The 14th ASEAN-INDIA Summit was held recently in Vientiane which is the capital city of
1)
Vietnam
2)
Philippine
3)
Laos
4)
Cambodia
5)
Brunei Darussalam
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Ques. :
21
 
Subroto Cup is associated with which of the following games?
1)
Hockey
2)
Football
3)
Cricket
4)
Badminton
5)
Tennis
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Ques. :
22
 
The
Union Govt has approved Rs 450 cr for five states under the Swadesh
Darshan scheme? Which of the following states in NOT among these five
states?
1)
Madhya Pradesh
2)
Sikkim
3)
Uttar Pradesh
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
23
 
The International Literacy Day is observed every year on
1)
02 Sep
2)
04 Sep
3)
06 Sep
4)
08 Sep
5)
10 Sep
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Ques. :
24
 
Author
Stuart Blackburn’s book titled “Into the Hidden Valley” has won the MM
Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK. The book is based
on Apatani tribe which is found in the state of
1)
Arunachal Pradesh
2)
Jharkhand
3)
Uttarakhand
4)
Gujarat
5)
Himachal Pradesh
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Ques. :
25
 
Satbir Singh has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to
1)
Algeria
2)
Syria
3)
Egypt
4)
Nigeria
5)
Cambodia
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Ques. :
26
 
India has signed a preliminary pact with Greece for bilateral Air Services Agreement. The capital city of Greece is
1)
Yerevan
2)
Luanda
3)
Algiers
4)
Athens
5)
Tirana
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Ques. :
27
 
India
and which of the following countries held their joint bilateral
military exercise “Prabal Dostyk -16” in Karaganda region recently?
1)
Kyrgyzstan
2)
Tajikistan
3)
Kazakhstan
4)
Turkmenistan
5)
Ukraine
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Ques. :
28
 
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games began on 7 Sep in which of the following cities?
1)
Tokyo, Japan
2)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3)
PyeongChang, South Korea
4)
Munich, Germany
5)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ques. :
29
 
Majuli island recently became the first river island district of India. The island is situated on which of the following rivers?
1)
Ganges
2)
Cauvery
3)
Yamuna
4)
Brahmaputra
5)
Godavari
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Ques. :
30
 
Om Prakash Kohli, who was recently sworn in as the governor of Madhya Pradesh as addition charge, is the present governor of
1)
Maharashtra
2)
Rajasthan
3)
Punjab
4)
Haryana
5)
Gujarat
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Ques. :
31
 
The ISRO recently launched GSLV rocket carrying the satellite INSAT-3DR from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. It is a
1)
weather satellite
2)
military satellite
3)
educational satellite
4)
communication satellite
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
32
 
Which
of the following states has been adjudged the cleanest state among 26
states in the sanitation survey conducted by National Sample Survey
Office (NSSO)?
1)
Nagaland
2)
Himachal Pradesh
3)
Mizoram
4)
Kerala
5)
Sikkim
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Ques. :
33
 
PepsiCo
CEO and Chairman Indra Nooyi was ranked 2nd on the list of Fortune’s 51
Most Powerful Women’s list. The list is topped by
1)
Mary Barra
2)
Hillary Clinton
3)
Melinda Gates
4)
Meg Whitman
5)
Ginni Rometty
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Ques. :
34
 
Which
of the following banks has announced the deployment of ‘Software
Robotics’ in over 200 business processes across various functions of the
bank?
1)
SBI
2)
HDFC Bank
3)
Axis Bank
4)
ICICI Bank
5)
Federal Bank
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Ques. :
35
 
Jayant Purushottam Gokhale has been appointed as director of which of the following banks?
1)
Punjab National Bank
2)
Bank of India
3)
Bank of Baroda
4)
Syndicate Bank
5)
Corporation Bank
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Ques. :
36
 
Mexico
has set up its consulate in south India in Chennai that will cater to
Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The
currency of Mexico is
1)
Euro
2)
Pound
3)
Peso
4)
Franc
5)
Dollar
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Ques. :
37
 
Who among the following is the present Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj?
1)
Ananth Kumar
2)
Narendra Singh Tomar
3)
Thawar Chand Gehlot
4)
Chaudhary Birender Singh
5)
Radha Mohan Singh
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Ques. :
38
 
Which
of the following has become the first state in the country to roll out
the “Twitter Seva” project with the launch of 122 Twitter handles in one
go in the state capital?
1)
Rajasthan
2)
Uttar Pradesh
3)
Madhya Pradesh
4)
Andhra Pradesh
5)
Kerala
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Ques. :
39
 
YES Bank recently deferred its $1-billion equity raising plan. The bank was trying to raise money through QIP which means
1)
Quantitative Institutional Placement
2)
Qualitative Institutional Placement
3)
Quintessential Institutional Placement
4)
Qualified Institutional Placement
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
40
 
Who among the following has been appointed part-time Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?
1)
Anand Deshpande
2)
Rajesh Jain
3)
J Satyanarayana
4)
Kris Gopalakrishnan
5)
Sam Pitroda
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Ques. :
41
 
Which of the following states has bagged ‘Best Horticulture State’ award at the 9th Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016?
1)
Punjab
2)
Haryana
3)
Karnataka
4)
Tamil Nadu
5)
West Bengal
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Ques. :
42
 
Mariyappan Thangavelu won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in which of the following games?
1)
Long jump
2)
High Jump
3)
Weightlifting
4)
Shooting
5)
Archery
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Ques. :
43
 
Which
of the following emerged as the cleanest districts in “Plains” in India
in the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May this year?
1)
Satara
2)
Nadia
3)
Shimla
4)
Sindhudurg
5)
Mandi
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Ques. :
44
 
The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh recently commissioned the vessel Sarathi, at Goa Shipyard. This is a(n)
1)
fast attach craft
2)
torpedo launch and recovery vessel
3)
offshore patrolling vessel
4)
anti-submarine vessel
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
45
 
The
Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory or LIGO project has
got the in-principle approval by the Union Cabinet. Now, the first LIGO
lab outside the US may come up in the Indian state of
1)
Gujarat
2)
Madhya Pradesh
3)
Karnataka
4)
Andhra Pradesh
5)
Maharashtra
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Ques. :
46
 
Which
of the following countries has developed a radar system that uses
quantum entanglement to beat the stealth technology? The country had
earlier launched the world’s first quantum communications satellite.
1)
Japan
2)
Germany
3)
US
4)
UK
5)
China
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Ques. :
47
 
The
69th session of WHO Regional Committee Meeting of South East Asian
region was held recently in which of the following cities?
1)
Seoul
2)
Colombo
3)
Jakarta
4)
Male
5)
Kathmandu
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Ques. :
48
 
The NASA has launched OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to collect samples from Bennu which is a(n)
1)
star
2)
galaxy
3)
planet
4)
asteroid
5)
moon
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Ques. :
49
 
The capital city of Kazakhstan is
1)
Astana
2)
Manama
3)
Tashkent
4)
Dushanbe
5)
Bishkek
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Ques. :
50
 
The first edition of ‘Internet of Things (IoT) India Congress, 2016’ was held recently in
1)
Chennai
2)
Hyderabad
3)
New Delhi
4)
Bengaluru
5)
Noida
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