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August 20, 2015

General Awareness Quiz for Competitive Exams 2015 - Set 17

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  1.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently announced three flagship social security schemes in West Bengal. Which among the following is not among them ?
    1. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana (PMJJBY)
    2. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Kalyan Yojana (PMSKBY)
    3. Atal Pension Yojana (APY)
    4. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
    5. None of these
  2. An advanced version of the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile was successfully test-fired on 9th May 2015 from __________________ ?
    1. Odisha
    2. Arabian Sea
    3. Car Nicobar Islands
    4. Lakshadweep 
    5. None of these
  3. Indian Navy recently commissioned Porbandar base and named it as ?
    1. INS Sardar Patel
    2. INS Mahatma Gandhi
    3. INS Madan Malavia 
    4. INS Veer Savarkar 
    5. None of these
  4. World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared which country as free of the Ebola virus, confirming that the country has had no new cases in 42 days ?
    1. Sudan
    2. Guinea
    3. Sierra Leone
    4. Liberia 
    5. None of these
  5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated a revamped and modernized 2.5 million tonne steel plant of IISCO at Burnpur in which state ?
    1. Bihar
    2. Chattisgarh
    3. West Bengal
    4. Haryana
    5. None of these
  6. Who was recently declared as the Sportsperson of the Year at the Times of India Sports Awards ?
    1. Jitu Rai
    2. Vikas Gowda
    3. Virat Kohli
    4. Pankaj Advani
    5. None of these
  7. Who was recently appointed as a Member of UPSC becoming the first officer from RAW to be appointed as UPSC member ?
    1. Arvind Saxena
    2. Tarun Rajpal
    3. Vikas Subramanian
    4. Kiran Kumar
    5. None of these
  8. Veteran Actor-film maker Shashi Kapoor was presented the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by ?
    1. Pranab Mukherjee
    2. Arun Jaitley
    3. Hamid Ansari
    4. Amitabh Bachhan
    5. None of these
  9. Who was recently renominated as Public Accounts Committee Chairman ?
    1. Murali Manohar Joshi
    2. P C Chacko
    3. L K Advani
    4. K V Thomas
    5. None of these
  10. Who won the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix on 10th May 2015 ?
    1.  Nico Roseberg
    2. Lewis Hamilton
    3. Sebastian Vettel
    4. Philip masa
    5. None of these
  11. Which among the following organizations has recently decided to introduce the concept of a Red Flagged Account (RFA) in a bid to minimize fraud risks ?  
    1. RBI
    2. SEBI
    3. PFRDA
    4. IRDAI
    5. None of these
  12. Achal Kumar Joyti was recently appointed as the ?
    1. Vigilance COmmissioner 
    2. Union Home Secretary 
    3. Chairman of National Human Rights Commission 
    4. Election Commissioner 
    5. None of these
  13. Microsoft has recently announced that _________ may possibly be the last Windows Operating System ?
    1. Windows Express
    2. Windows Edge
    3. Windows 10
    4. Windows 13
    5. None of these
  14. Name the political party of Prime Minister David Cameron which won the UK election recently ?
    1. Conservative Party 
    2. Scottish National Party 
    3. Labour Party 
    4. Liberal Democrats
    5. United National Party
  15. Name the political party of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremensinghe  which won the Sri Lankan election on 18th August 2015?
    1. Conservative Party 
    2. Scottish National Party 
    3. Labour Party 
    4. Liberal Democrats
    5. United National Party
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  16. National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) recently recommended government to raise the "creamy layer" criterion for OBCs from the present 6 lakhs to ?
    1. 5 lakhs 
    2. 9 lakhs
    3. 10.50 lakhs
    4. 12.50 Lakhs
    5. None of these
  17. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has recently announced a ________ percent reduction in charges for transactions on its inter-bank ATM network ?
    1. 5%
    2. 2%
    3. 8%
    4. 10%
    5. None of these
  18. Envoys of the Philippines and Norway were recently killed in a chopper crash happened in which country ?
    1. Indonesia
    2. Pakistan 
    3. Afghanistan
    4. Nepal
    5. None of these
  19. Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) is a new political party recently launched by ?
    1. Prashant Bhushan 
    2. Kisna Hazare
    3. Baba Ramdev
    4. Jitan Ram Manjhi
    5. None of these
  20. Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) was recently adjudged the world's best airport for the year 2014, under the category of handling 25 to 40 million passengers per annum. IGIA is situated at ?
    1. Mumbai
    2. Chennai
    3. Delhi
    4. Bengaluru
    5. None of these

Srivalli Josyula 
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