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September 10, 2015

General Awareness Quiz for Competitive Exams 2015 - Set 25

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  1. World Theatre Day (WTD) was celebrated on ?
    1. 27th March 
    2. 28th March 
    3. 29th March
    4. 30th March 
    5. None of these
  2. Union Government has recently declared national mourning on 29th March as mark of respect to the former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of which country ?
    1. China
    2. Malaysia
    3. Singapore 
    4. South Korea
    5. None of these
  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently ranked ___________th among the 50 greatest leaders in the world by Fortune Magazine annual list ?
    1. 10th
    2. 5th
    3. 28th
    4. 16th
    5. None of these
  4. India is going to host 10th World Hindi Conference in Bhopal from 10th to 12th
    September. Bhopal  is the capital of which Indian state ?
    1. Madhya Pradesh
    2. Maharashtra
    3. Uttar Pradesh
    4. Gujarat
    5. None of these
  5. Who was named best actor in the 62nd National Film Awards ?
    1.  Sooraj Venjaramood
    2. Srijit Mukherji
    3. Dhanush
    4. Vijay
    5. None of these
  6. World Water Day was globally observed on March 22nd. What was the theme for the day in 2015 ?
    1. Water and Sustainable Development
    2. Water and Energy 
    3. Water Cooperation
    4. Water and Food Security 
    5. None of these
  7. International Literacy Day was globally observed on 8th September. What was the theme for the day in 2015 ?
    1. Literacy and Sustainable Development
    2. Literacy will enlighten your life
    3. Literacy is must for every human being
    4. Literacy and Sustainable Societies
    5. None of these
  8. What recently became the first Sri Lankan to receive the highest military rank of field marshal ?
    1. Krishantha de Silva
    2. Daya Ratnayake 
    3. Jagath Jayasuriya
    4. Sarath Fonseka
    5. None of these
  9. Sania Mirza and ____________ began their partnership on winning note as they won BNP Paribas Open tennis women's doubles title recently.
    1. Clara Black
    2. Martina Hingis 
    3. Martina Navratilova
    4. Kim Clijsters 
    5. None of these
  10. Lee Kuan Yew who passed away recently was the founding father and first Prime Minister of which country ?
    1. South Korea 
    2. Singapore 
    3. Malaysia 
    4. Bhutan
    5. None of these
  11. Novak Djokovic defeated which player to win the BNP Paribas Open Tennis Title 2015 recently ? 
    1.  Roger Federer
    2.  Andy Murray
    3.  Rafael Nadal
    4. Stanislas Wawrinka 
    5. None of these
  12. Who among the following was recently inducted as life president of the Asian Athletics Association ?
    1. Narayana Ramachandran
    2. Rajinder Singh 
    3. Suresh Kalmadi
    4. Lalith Soori 
    5. None of these
  13. Government has recently set up a task force to define poverty and prepare a road map to alleviate it. This task force is headed by ?
    1. Arun Jaitley
    2. K M Marri
    3. Y V Reddy
    4. Arvind Panagariya
    5. None of these
  14. Railways has recently hiked the cost of platform tickets from Rs. 5 to Rs. _____________ ?
    1. Rs. 10
    2. Rs.8
    3. Rs.9
    4. Rs.15
    5. None of these
  15. New Zealand's Martin Guptil recently hit the highest ever World Cup score of 237 not out against which country in the quarterfinals of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ?
    1. South Africa
    2. West Indies 
    3. Zimbabwe
    4. Australia
    5. None of these
  16. Who has been recently conferred with Stockholm Water Prize 2015, for his innovative water restoration efforts and extraordinary courage to empower communities in Indian Villages ? 
    1. Rajendra Singh
    2. Dhananjay Singh 
    3. Snajaya Rajaram 
    4. Arun Kumar SIngh
    5. None of these
  17. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was observed annually on ?
    1. 21st March 
    2. 20th March 
    3. 22nd March 
    4. 19th March 
    5. None of these
  18. World Poetry Day is observed on 21st March Every Year. This day was declared by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in which year ?
    1. 1991
    2. 2004
    3. 1999
    4. 2014
    5. None of these
  19. Who is the new editor-in-chief of the Guardian,  the Pulitzer Prize Winning news paper, and will be the first woman to run the news paper in its 194 year history ?
    1. Katherine Viner
    2. Jane Martinson
    3. Mary Livermore
    4. Ida Tarbell
    5. None of these
  20. The Dhyan Chand award for lifetime achievement for the year 2015 in Tennis was given to 
    1. Nihar Ameen  
    2. Harbans Singh 
    3. Anoop Singh 
    4. Shiv Prakash Misra
    5. None of these

Srivalli Josyula 
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