QUIZ OF DAY-14/05/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL(GK & CURRENT AFFAIRS)

Ques. :
1
 
The Basel III banking rules are due to fully kick in by
1)
Dec 2016
2)
Mar 2017
3)
Apr 2018
4)
Sep 2018
5)
Mar 2019
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Ques. :
2
 
The “Joint Sea-2016” drill was held recently between which of the following countries?
1)
US and Japan
2)
China and Russia
3)
Russia and Pakistan
4)
Indian and US
5)
Indian and Russia
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Ques. :
3
 
Who among the following has topped the Fortune’s ‘50 Most Powerful Women International’ list of women based outside the US?
1)
Longfor Wu Yajun
2)
Ornella Barra
3)
Chua Sock Koong
4)
Ana Botin
5)
Arundhati Bhattacharya
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Ques. :
4
 
The Union Cabinet approved an extradition treaty between India and which of the following neighbouring countries recently?
1)
Maldives
2)
Nepal
3)
Bhutan
4)
Myanmar
5)
Afghanistan
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Ques. :
5
 
The
Union Cabinet has approved an MoU between India and Kenya on
cooperation in the field of National Housing Policy. The currency of
Kenya is
1)
shilling
2)
dollar
3)
peso
4)
dinar
5)
rand
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Ques. :
6
 
Jyoti
Prasad Rajkhowa was removed from the post of Governor of which of the
following states recently? V Shanmuganathan (Governor of Meghalaya) has
been given the charge of the state.
1)
Assam
2)
Arunachal Pradesh
3)
Himachal Pradesh
4)
Uttarakhand
5)
Jharkhand
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Ques. :
7
 
The
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal
for initiation of the third phase of TEQIP. The TEQIP programme is
associated with
1)
Textile Export
2)
Transport
3)
Technical Education
4)
Telemedicine
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
8
 
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Onam celebrations in which of the following states/UT recently?
1)
Goa
2)
Puducherry
3)
Telangana
4)
Kerala
5)
Karnataka
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Ques. :
9
 
Joshna Chinappa is associated with which of the following games? She improved her global ranking recently.
1)
Squash
2)
Tennis
3)
Badminton
4)
Table tennis
5)
Snooker
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Ques. :
10
 
India’s
Deepa Malik from Haryana created history by becoming the first ever
woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics. She won silver
medal in
1)
high jump
2)
long jump
3)
shot put
4)
discuss throw
5)
weightlifting
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Ques. :
11
 
The
Hindi Divas is celebrated every year on which of the following dates?
On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of the country had adopted
the Hindi language as the official language of the Republic of India.
1)
04 Sep
2)
08 Sep
3)
12 Sep
4)
14 Sep
5)
16 Sep
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Ques. :
12
 
The 3rd BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet was held recently in
1)
Chennai
2)
Chandigarh
3)
Ahmedabad
4)
Mumbai
5)
Visakhapatnam
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Ques. :
13
 
Devendra
Jhajharia has become the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the
Paralympics as he won gold at the 2016 Rio Games recently. He is a
1)
weightlifter
2)
javelin thrower
3)
wrestler
4)
shot putter
5)
high jumper
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Ques. :
14
 
Andhra
Pradesh has become the second state in the country to achieve 100%
electrification of households. Which of the following is the first state
to achieve this feat?
1)
Kerala
2)
Karnataka
3)
Rajasthan
4)
Madhya Pradesh
5)
Gujarat
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Ques. :
15
 
Who among the following has taken charge of the post of CMD, Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)?
1)
BC Tripathi
2)
PK Singh
3)
B Ashok
4)
Anoop Kumar Sharma
5)
Anup Pujari
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Ques. :
16
 
Digital
payment platform FreeCharge has launched Unified Payments Interface
(UPI) that allows instant transactions from a smartphone. For this,
FreeCharge has partnered with
1)
ICICI Bank
2)
YES Bank
3)
Axis Bank
4)
HDFC Bank
5)
Federal Bank
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Ques. :
17
 
Who
among the following has been chosen for Kumaon Literary Festival’s FON
(Fellows of Nature) South Asia Short Story Award in Nature writing for
his/her short story “People of the Sun”?
1)
Anita Desai
2)
Aarti V Raman
3)
Meghna Pant
4)
Amit Varma
5)
Arnab Jan Deka
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Ques. :
18
 
Which of the following is all set to bring the first IPO in the life insurance space in the country?
1)
ICICI Prudential Life
2)
HDFC Standard Life
3)
IDBI Federal Life
4)
Exide Life Insurance
5)
Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
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Ques. :
19
 
In
the biggest consolidation deal in India’s telecom sector, which of the
following two firms have announced to merge their wireless businesses?
1)
Reliance Communication and Aircel
2)
Reliance Jio and Reliance Communication
3)
Airtel and Aircel
4)
Vodafone and Idea
5)
Reliance Communication and Idea
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Ques. :
20
 
If
a customer having a current or a savings bank account has not done any
transactions through it for more than_______, then it will be classified
as a dormant account.
1)
06 months
2)
09 months
3)
12 months
4)
16 months
5)
24 months
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Ques. :
21
 
The
Uttar Pradesh govt has appointed who among the following as the brand
ambassador of its flagship programme “Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojana”?
1)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
2)
Vidya Balan
3)
Amitabh Bachchan
4)
Irrfan Khan
5)
Aamir Khan
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Ques. :
22
 
Jim
Yong Kim is heading which of the following international institutions
at present? He is running for another five-year term at the institution.
1)
World Bank
2)
IMF
3)
WTO
4)
United Nations
5)
ADB
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Ques. :
23
 
The govt has declared India free from Avian Influenza (H5N1) from 5 Sep 2016. Avian influenza (AI) is commonly called
1)
typhoid
2)
malaria
3)
yellow fever
4)
swine flu
5)
bird flu
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Ques. :
24
 
The
US States has signed a USD 38-bn deal with Israel to provide the
country with military assistance over a 10-year period. The currency of
Israel is
1)
dong
2)
krona
3)
ringgit
4)
new shekel
5)
kyat
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Ques. :
25
 
KK
Paul recently released a book titled “Shanti Ki Talaash Mein Zindagi”
written in Hindi by author and journalist Radhika Nagrath. KK Paul is
the present governor of
1)
Himachal Pradesh
2)
Uttarakhand
3)
Jharkhand
4)
Haryana
5)
Rajasthan
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Ques. :
26
 
Vice-President Hamid Ansari will be representing India at the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held in
1)
Malaysia
2)
Cuba
3)
Venezuela
4)
Egypt
5)
Iran
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Ques. :
27
 
Which of the following teams won the inaugural day/night Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament held in Greater Noida?
1)
India Blue
2)
India Green
3)
India Brown
4)
India Red
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
28
 
The International Democracy Day is observed on
1)
01 Sep
2)
12 Sep
3)
13 Sep
4)
14 Sep
5)
15 Sep
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Ques. :
29
 
Typhoon Meranti hit which of the following countries recently?
1)
Mongolia
2)
Kazakhstan
3)
Ukraine
4)
China
5)
Chile
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Ques. :
30
 
Name the newly-elected Nepalese Prime Minister who visited New Delhi recently.
1)
Krishna Bahadur Mahara
2)
Sher Bahadur Deuba
3)
Baburam Bhattarai
4)
Khadga Prasad Oli
5)
Pushpa Kamal Dahal
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Ques. :
31
 
Who among the following has been named the UN’s new Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking?
1)
Sunita Narain
2)
Amal Clooney
3)
Vian Dakhil
4)
Angelina Jolie
5)
Nadia Murad
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Ques. :
32
 
The
Naropa festival, which is held every 12 years, was held recently at
which of the following places at the 17th century Hemis Monastery?
1)
Shimla
2)
Itanagar
3)
Imphal
4)
Ladakh
5)
Agartala
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Ques. :
33
 
Atul Kumar Goel has taken charge as Executive Director in which of the following public sector banks?
1)
Union Bank of India
2)
Bank of India
3)
Bank of Baroda
4)
Corporation Bank
5)
Indian Bank
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Ques. :
34
 
Name
the Indian-American physician-author who has been selected for the
prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal, as announced by the White
House.
1)
Siddhartha Mukherjee
2)
Abraham Verghese
3)
Atul Gawande
4)
Nisha Pahuja
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
35
 
Vijaya
Bank has bagged the second prize under Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar (Region
C) for the year 2015-16. The bank is headquartered at
1)
New Delhi
2)
Chennai
3)
Kolkata
4)
Bengaluru
5)
Mumbai
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Ques. :
36
 
India will host the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group in May 2017 in which of the following cities?
1)
Ahmedabad
2)
Jaipur
3)
New Delhi
4)
Mumbai
5)
Hyderabad
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Ques. :
37
 
Caracas is the capital city of which of the following countries?
1)
Cambodia
2)
Venezuela
3)
Mongolia
4)
Chile
5)
Vietnam
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Ques. :
38
 
Sourabh Varma is associated with which of the following games?
1)
Tennis
2)
Squash
3)
Table tennis
4)
Badminton
5)
Snooker
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Ques. :
39
 
The govt has appointed who among the following as the new Chairman of the state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India?
1)
Ashwani Kumar
2)
Girish Chandra Murmu
3)
VK Sharma
4)
Shaktikanta Das
5)
Usha Sangwan
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Ques. :
40
 
The
multiplex chain PVR Ltd is looking to raise up to Rs 250 cr through
issue of NCDs to fund various activities. The term NCD stands for
1)
Non-Cashable Debentures
2)
Non-Convertible Debentures
3)
Non-Classable Debentures
4)
Non-Causable Debentures
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
41
 
Which of the following days is observed as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer?
1)
10 Sep
2)
12 Sep
3)
14 Sep
4)
16 Sep
5)
18 Sep
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Ques. :
42
 
The scientist BHVS Narayana Murthy has been appointed director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI) of DRDO. The RCI is located in
1)
Bengaluru
2)
Chennai
3)
Hyderabad
4)
Dehradun
5)
Mumbai
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Ques. :
43
 
Which
of the following countries launched its second space station Tiangong 2
recently in a sign of the growing sophistication of its military-backed
space programme?
1)
Russia
2)
South Korea
3)
China
4)
Germany
5)
Israel
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Ques. :
44
 
The
Union Govt has banned agencies in possession of Aadhaar number to
publish or post the information publicly. Aadhar number is issued by
UIDAI in which letter ‘U’ denotes
1)
Urban
2)
Universal
3)
Ubiquitous
4)
Unique
5)
User
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Ques. :
45
 
The auto parts maker Motherson Sumi has raised money through issuance of QIP. Here, the term QIP stands for
1)
Quick Institutional Placement
2)
Qualified Institutional Placement
3)
Qualified International Placement
4)
Quick International Placement
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
46
 
India
has signed an MoU with which country to support livelihood of the
fishing and farming communities in the latter country by providing them
equipment worth USD 2 mn?
1)
Myanmar
2)
Bangladesh
3)
Cambodia
4)
Sri Lanka
5)
Maldives
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Ques. :
47
 
The
national security advisers of the BRICS countries held their sixth
meeting recently chaired by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval in
1)
Mumbai
2)
New Delhi
3)
Jaipur
4)
Hyderabad
5)
Chennai
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Ques. :
48
 
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is set to make final, closest observations of which of the following planets starting 30 Nov?
1)
Saturn
2)
Jupiter
3)
Mercury
4)
Venus
5)
Mars
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Ques. :
49
 
The central govt has approved Rs 500 cr to implement tourism projects in which of the following states?
1)
Himachal Pradesh
2)
Arunachal Pradesh
3)
Uttarakhand
4)
Kerala
5)
Jammu and Kashmir
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Ques. :
50
 
_________
has been chosen to be honoured with Kumaon Literary Festival’s FON
(Fellows of Nature) South Asia Short Story Award in Nature writing for
her short story “People of the Sun.”
1)
Sujata Parashar
2)
Afia Aslam
3)
Mridula Koshy
4)
Meghna Pant
5)
Shinie Antony
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