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September 05, 2015

General Awareness Quiz for Competitive Exams 2015 - Set 24

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  1. Who won the Malaysian Grand Prix racing 2015 ?
    1. Nico Roseberg
    2. Lewis Hamilton
    3. Sebastian Vettel
    4. Fernando Alonso
    5. None of these 
  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched the "Give it up" campaign for voluntarily giving up _______________ ?
    1. Drugs
    2. LPG Subsidy
    3. Ration
    4. Plastics
    5. None of these 
  3. Who was chosen as the Player of the Tournament in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ?
    1.  James Faulkner 
    2. Kumar Sangakkara
    3. Martin Guptill
    4. Mitchell Stare
    5. None of these 
  4. Saina Nehwal recently created history as she became the first Indian Woman shuttler to attain the world number one ranking. Who has the distinction of being the first world No. 1 badminton player from India ?
    1. Syed Modi
    2. Pullela Gopichand
    3. Prakash Padukone
    4. Chetan Anand
    5. None of these 
  5.  Om Prakash Munjal was passed away on 13th August 2015. He was the founding
    chairman of which of the following company ? 
    1. Binaca Touthbrush
    2. Atlas Cycles
    3. Honda Bikes
    4. Hero Cycles
    5. None of these 
  6. Ninth edition of Earth Hour was observed on 28th March 2015. The day is organized by which of the following organizations ? 
    1. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
    2. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 
    3. World Health Organization (WHO)
    4. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
    5. None of these 
  7. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched India's Fourth Navigation Satellite named ?
    1. IRNSS 1-E
    2. IRNSS 1-D
    3. IRNSS 1-C
    4. IRNSS 1-B
    5. None of these 
  8. Poonam Mahajan recently became the first woman president of which of the following sports Federation ? 
    1. Basketball Federation of India
    2. All India Football Federation 
    3. Badminton Association of India 
    4. Sports Authority of India
    5. None of these 
  9. Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were sacked from the national executive of which party ?
    1. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
    2. Communist Party of India (CPI)
    3. Aam Admi Party (AAP)
    4. Janata Dal United (JDU)
    5. None of these 
  10. Iranian Foreign Minister has recently visited India in August 2015. The visit assumes significance as it will be first trip by a key minister of Iran after it reached the historic pact on its contentious nuclear programme with the Western countries in July. Name him ?
    1. Javed Jaffrey 
    2. Javad Zarif
    3. Javed Khan
    4. Javed Aslam
    5. None of these 
  11. Which state government recently passed a law that bans the slaughter, trading and unauthorized transportation of camels ? 
    1. Rajasthan 
    2. Maharashtra 
    3. Himachal Pradesh
    4. Jammu & Kashmir
    5. None of these 
  12. Name the social activist who recently resigned from the Aam Admi Party ?
    1. Anna Hazare
    2. Medha Patkar
    3. MS Swaminathan
    4. Madhav Gadgil
    5. None of these 
  13. Which Australian cricketer recently announced his retirement from ODIs ?
    1. David Warner 
    2. Mitchell Stare
    3. Shane Watson 
    4. Michael Clarke
    5. None of these 
  14. ISRO launched India's 4th Navigation satellite IRNSS 1D recently using ?
    1. PSLV-C27
    2. PSLV-C29
    3. PSLV-D24
    4. PSLV-E21
    5. None of these 
  15. Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 was recently won by which of the following organizations ?
    1. Bachpan Bachao Andolan
    2. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
    3. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
    4. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
    5. None of these 
  16. Which former Prime Minister of India was presented with the prestigious Bharat Ratna Award by President Pranabh Mukherjee on 27th March 2015 in New Delhi ?
    1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    2. Manmohan Singh
    3. HD Deve Gowda
    4. IK Gujral
    5.  None of these 
  17.  Which state recently launched the country's first e-ration card service ?
    1. Rajasthan
    2. Gujarat
    3. Bihar 
    4. Delhi
    5. None of these 
  18. Which state recently became the first state in the country to fix a minimum educational qualification for contesting elections to the Panchayat Raj Institutions ?
    1. Haryana
    2. Kerala
    3. Rajasthan
    4. Andhra Pradesh
    5. None of these 
  19. Which movie has won the best film on environmental conservation / preservation at 62nd National Film Award ?  
    1. Chotoder Chobi
    2. Ottaal
    3. Court
    4. Chotushkone
    5. None of these 
  20. President Pranab Mukherjee  presented National Sports Awards 2014-15 on 29th August 2015 on the occasion of National Sports Day. Who among the following has won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award ?
    1. Sania Mirza 
    2. Jitu Rai
    3. MS Dhoni
    4. Anoop Singh 
    5. None of these 
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