Monday, August 17, 2015

28-30 July Current Affairs 2015 MCQ Quiz

1. Indian Railways and………………Government has signed MoU for Dasappla-Bolangir Railway Line.

a) Odisha

b) Bihar

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Madhya Pradesh

Ans: – A

 

2. Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has released a book entitled “Locale, Everyday Islam and Modernity” was authored by whom?

a) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

b) Dr. Zakir A. Naik

c) Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Kaki

d) M. Raisur Rahman

Ans: – D

 

3. The model-actor…………… has won Ironman title in ‘‘toughest’ triathlon in Zurich.

a) Milind Soman

b) John Abraham

c) Dinno Moria

d) Ashmit Patel

Ans: – A

 

4. Conakry, the capital of…………………….., was named as the World Book Capital for 2017 by UNESCO.

a) Republic of Guinea

b) Republic of Congo

c) Republic of Ireland

d) Republic of Molossia

Ans: – A

 

5. Archie Comics cartoonist………………….died at the age of 86.

a) Tom Cross

b) Tom Hanks

c) Tom Moore

d) Tom Poitras

Ans: – C

 

6. Recently a book titled “R.D. Burman: The Prince of Music” was in news. It has been authored by whom among the following?

a) Khagesh Dev Burman

b) Aniruddhan Dev Burman

c) Kamlesh Dev Burman

d) Keshav Dev Burman

Ans: – A

 

7. Who among the following has been appointed as Director-General of TERI?

a) R K Pachauri

b) Ajay Shah

c) Ajay Makhija

d) Ajay Mathur

Ans: – D

 

8. Who among the following has received Copley Medal, the world’s oldest scientific prize?

a) Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

b) Peter Higgs

c) Srikanth Jagabathula

d) Rashad Hussain

Ans: – B

 

9. Which among the following company has acquired US pharmaceutical firm Gavis?

a) Dabur

b) DrReddy

c) Lupin

d) Sunpharma

Ans: – C

 

10. DD Kisan has roped in which Bollywood actor for Rs 6.31 crore?

a) Shahrukh Khan

b) Aamir Khan

c) Amitabh Bachchan

d) Salman Khan

Ans: – C

 

11. Noted Canadian author………………….has won the 36th edition of American Book Award 2015.

a) Yukar Tachack

b) Dampi Umpai

c) Jimjang Deru

d) Naomi Klein

Ans: – D

 

12. Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group’s Pipavav Defence has inked pact with ……………..firm Zvyozdochka to refit submarines.

a) Japanese

b) Korean

c) Russian

d) Chinese

Ans: – C

 

13. Sumit Nagal has become the………..Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title Wimbledon Boys’ Doubles 2015 title.

a) Sixth

b) Seventh

c) Eighth

d) Ninth

Ans: – A

 

14. ………………..cabinet has approved scheme for development of villages around Tiger reserves.

a) Telangana

b) Maharashtra

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: – B

 

15. ………………….and Augur Overseas Operation has signed MoU to manufacture Aerostats and Airships.

a) Reliance Group

b) Tata Group

c) Power Group

d) Kedia Group

Ans: – A

 

16. Indian-American…………………has grabbed junior title at US Powerlifting Championships.

a) Amitoj Ghosh

b) Amitoj Guha

c) Amitoj Bhattacharya

d) Amitoj Chhabra

Ans: – D

 

17. Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated on………July nationwide in honour of the Kargil War's Heroes.

a) 26

b) 27

c) 28

d) 29

Ans: – A

 

18. India's advanced meteorological satellite………………….was successfully launched by an European rocket.

a) INSAT-2D

b) INSAT-3D

c) INSAT-4D

d) INSAT-5D

Ans: – B

 

19. National Broadcasting Day was observed on……July nationwide.

a) 23

b) 24

c) 25

d) 26

Ans: – A

 

20. India and ……………… has signed agreement to enhance maritime cooperation.

a) Thailand

b) Singapore

c) Trinidad

d) Srilanka

Ans: – B

 

21. Ananth Narayanan has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of which company?

a) Flipkart

b) Myntra

c) Amzaon

d) YepMe

Ans: – B

 

22. CSC and…………….. has formed joint venture to provide technology services and solutions to banks.

a) HCL

b) HAL

c) CISCO

d) HZL

Ans: – A

 

23. Who among the following has been appointed as new CMD of National Aluminium Company?

a) T K Das

b) Ansuman Chand

c) T K Chand

d) Ansuman Das

Ans: – C

 

24. Who among the following has been appointed as new Nestle India MD after Maggi Scare?

a) Suresh Narayanan

b) Nivedita Bhattacharjee

c) Suresh Bhattacharjee

d) Ramesh Bhattacharjee

Ans: – A

 

25. Former Union Minister………………..passed away after prolonged illness.

a) Arun Nehru

b) Abhay Nehru

c) Ajay Nehru

d) Amar Nehru

Ans: – A

 

26. ………………was conferred with the Major Port of the Year award for its excellent performance in the year 2012-13.

a) Paradip Port

b) Vishakhapattnam Port

c) Mumbai Port

d) Kochi Port

Ans: – A

 

27. Rating firm Crisil has slashed GDP forecast to………% on rupee weakness.

a) 4.5

b) 5.5

c) 6.5

d) 7.5

Ans: – B

 

28. Hisao Tanaka has resigned as CEO and President of which company?

a) Sony

b) Samsung

c) LG

d) Toshiba

Ans: – D

 

29. Who among the following has won IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf event 2015?

a) Pongsapak Laopakdee

b) Sihan Sandhu

c) Justin Dang

d) Shubham Jaglan

Ans: – D

 

30. India and………………..has discussed Rs 50,000 crore deal for supplying 126 Rafale combat aircraft and the security situation in the Af-Pak region.

a) France

b) China

c) Hong Kong

d) Brazil

Ans: - A

IMPORTANT ABBREVIATIONS : banking materials

1. BSBDA - Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account.
2. FCNR(B) - Foreign Currency Non-Resident Bank.
3. TARC - Tax Administration Reform Commission
4. ITEs: Intra-Group Transactions and Exposures
5. LCR: Liquidity Coverage Ratio
6. NSFR: Net Stable Funding Ratio
7. LRMT: Liquidity risk monitoring tools
8. CBS: Core Banking Solution
9. DEAF: Depositor Education and Awareness Fund
10. CRAR: Capital to Risk-weighted Assets Ratio
11. External Commercial Borrowings (ECB)
12. SWIFT: Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
13. FSLRC: Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission
14. MIBOR: Mumbai Inter-Bank Offer Rate
15. LIBOR: London Inter-Bank Offer Rate
16. LAF: Liquidity Adjustment Facility
17. GIRO - Government Internal Revenue Order
18. EEFC - Exchange Earner's Foreign Currency
19. FRBMA: Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act
20. ALM- Asset Liability Management
21. AMFI- Association of Mutual Fund in India
22. TIEA – Tax Information exchange Agreement
23. CAR – Capital Adequacy Ratio
24. CCEA – Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
25. CECA - Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement

26. CEPA – Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
27. DTAA – Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement
28. DTC – Direct Tax Code 29. ECBs - External Commercial Borrowings
30. EEFC - Exchange Earner's Foreign Currency
31. EFSF – European Financial Stability Facility
32. FEMA- Foreign Exchange Management Act
33. FII – Foreign Institutional Investor
34. FINO- Financial Inclusion Network Operation
35. FIPB – Foreign Investment Promotion board
36. FSLRC – Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission
37. FTA- Free trade agreement
38. GAAR - General anti avoidance rule
39. GSLV - Geo-Synchronous Launch Vehicle
40. MSF-Marginal Standing Facility
41. NBFC-Non Banking Finance Companies
42. NCTC - National Counter-Terrorism Centre
43. NEFT - National Electronic Funds Transfer
44. NSG – Nuclear Suppliers Group
45.  PPP – Public Private Partnership & Purchasing Power parity
46. PSLV – Polar Satellite Launch vehicle
47. RTGS - Real Time Gross Settlement
48. SLR-Statutory Liquidity Ratio
49. TAPI - Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India
50. QFI -Qualified Foreign Investors

HIGHLIGHTS OF UNION BUDGET FOR 2015 – 16

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full year Budget of the NDA government in the Lok
Sabha. The highlights of Union Budget for 2015 – 16 are
1. Jan Dhan Yojana, Coal Auction and Swacch Bharat programme are three major achievements of
government.
2. Additional 1,000 crore to Nirbhaya fund for women's security.
3. Employees contribution to the EPF should be optional.
4. FMC to be strengthened by merging with SEBI.
5. MNREGA: additional allocation of Rs 5,000 crore if revenue resources materialise; Making
highest ever allocation.
6. Five ultra mega power projects through transparent auction system of 4000 MW announced.
7. Govt. plans an expert committee for Drafting Legislation for Regulatory mechanism.
8. Govt to launch PM Suraksha Bhima Yojana, offering coverage of Rs 2 lakh for just premium of
Rs.12.
9. Atal Innovation Mission with initial fund of Rs.150 crore announced for Research and
Development.
10. Tax free Infrastructure bonds for projects in Railways and roads.
11. PPP model of Infrastructure to be revitalized and realigned.
12. Investment in Infrastructure to go up by Rs 70,000 crores in 2015-16 over 2014-15.
13. New scheme 'Nayi Manzil' to enable Minority youth without school leaving certificates to get the
employment.
14. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announces " Atal Pension Yojna".
15. Govt is committed to bring a Universal social security system for all.
16. Govt is committed to increase the access of people to formal financial system.
17. Govt to bring a comprehensive Bankruptcy code for the ease of doing business by 2015-16.
18. Mudra Bank of corpus of Rs 20000 crores to refinance the micro finance institutions.
19. Rural Infrastructure Development Fund to be 25000 Crores.
20. Targeted system to rationalise subsidies.
21. Roadmap to achieve Fiscal deficit of 3% of GDP in three years: Target is 3.9% in 2015-16, 3.5%
.in 2016-17, 3% in 2017-18.
22. Fiscal deficit of 4.1% of GDP this year.
23. FOREX reserves $340 bn; Second best stock market in Asian economy.
24. Real GDP expected to accelerate to 7.4%. 

25. The states get 62% of the total resources .
26. To ensure employment to our youth, we have to make India the manufacturing hub of the world.
27. A roof for each family in India by 2022- 75th Year of India's Independence.
28. Double digit growth seems feasible.
29. Govt's two game changing reforms: GST and JAM Trinity (Jandhan, AADHAR, Mobile No.).
30. Our achievement is to conquer inflation; will be only 5 % by end of year.
31. No change in individual income tax slabs.
32. Individual tax payer will benefit to the extent Rs.4,44,200 from the exemptions announced.
33. Direct tax proposals will lead to loss of Rs.8,315 cr; Indirect proposal will yield Rs.23,383 cr.
34. For middleclass, for contribution to NPS, exemption raised from Rs 1,00,000 to Rs.1,50,000
35. All contributions to Sukanya Samridhi scheme to be tax free.
36. Transport allowance exemption on Income Tax increased from Rs.800 to 1600.
37. Income Tax rebate on Health insurance contribution increased to Rs. 25,000.
38. Consolidated Service tax increased to 14%.
39. 100% tax exemption in CSR activities for Clean Ganga Fund and Swachh Bharat Kosh.
40. Wealth tax abolished. 2% surcharge will be applicable on super rich with above Rs 1 crore annual
income.
41. Taxes on Technical Services reduced to 10% from 25%
42. Implementation of GAAR deferred by 2 years
43. PAN number quoting made compulsory for transactions for more than 1 lakh
44. Taxation is an instrument of socio-economic engineering
45. Benami Transaction Prohibition Bill to be introduced to tackle black money transaction in real
estate.
46. Govt to enact a comprehensive law on black money stashed abroad.
47. Concealment of income will be prosecutable with rigorous imprisonment.
48. Corporate Tax reduced from 30% to 25% for next four years for employment generation.
49. Fiscal Deficit target to be 3.9% in FY 2015-16; Revenue Deficit to be 2.8% in FY 2015-16.
50. Govt to do away with distinctions between FII and FDI and replace it with Composite Caps.
51. Defense budget enhanced to Rs 2,46,727 crore.
52. National Optical Fibre network to be expanded.
53. IIT to be set up in Karnataka and IIM in J&K and Andhra Pradesh.
54. AIIMS to be set up in J&K, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Assam.
55. Visa-on-arrival to be extended to 150 countries in various stages.
56. Finance Minister announces 10 nominations for Heritage Sites.
57. Indian Gold Coin with Ashok Chakra to be issued.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

25-27 July Current Affairs 2015 Current Affairs MCQ

1. ……………………-Nam Hoang Ly has grabbed 2015 Wimbledon Boys’ Doubles title.

a) Sumit Singhal

b) Sumit Nahar

c) Sumit Nagal

d) Sumit Nanda

Ans: – C

 

2. Who among the following has won mixed doubles final at Wimbledon?

a) Liander Paes- Sania Mirza

b) Liander Paes- Serena Williams

c) Liander Paes- Martina Hingis

d) Liander Paes- Venus Williams

Ans: – C

 

3. USA has designated……………..as 16th Major Non-NATO Ally.

a) Mali

b) Tunisia

c) Kazakhstan

d) Turkey

Ans: – B

 

4. Union Government and……………..has launched #100Women Initiative to recognize 100 women achievers of India.

a) Whatsapp

b) Google+

c) Facebook

d) Instagram

Ans: – C

 

5. Who among the following Indian American was honoured as Champions of Change by US White House?

a) Anita Viswanath

b) Punita Viswanath

c) Babita Viswanath

d) Sunita Viswanath

Ans: – D

 

6. India and World Bank has signed financing agreement for ……………… Disaster Recovery Project.

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Tamilnadu

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: – A

 

7. Indian Railways and……………..Government has signed MoU for Dasappla-Bolangir Railway Line.

a) Odisha

b) Bihar

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Madhya Pradesh

Ans: – A

 

8. Who among the following has been appointed as CMD of Hero Motors Group?

a) Pankaj Mishra

b) Pankaj Madan

c) Pankaj Murar

d) Pankaj Munjal

Ans: – D

 

9. Who among the following has taken charge as Chairperson of DCW?

a) Swati Mishra

b) Swati Maliwal

c) Swati Marwadi

d) Swati Makhija

Ans: – B

 

10. Famous Hollywood actor recently passed away. Name him.

a) Olaf Kooley

b) Olaf Jooley

c) Olaf Mooley

d) Olaf Pooley

Ans: – D

 

11. Serena Williams has won…………Wimbledon Women's Single title and fourth successive grand slam crown.

a) Fourth

b) Fifth

c) Sixth

d) Seventh

Ans: – C

 

12. World Youth Skills Day was observed globally on…….July.

a) 15

b) 16

c) 17

d) 18

Ans: – A

 

13. DoT has released………………….committee report on Net Neutrality.

a) B K Bhargava

b) A K Bhargava

c) S K Bhargava

d) D K Bhargava

Ans: – B

 

14. …………………has appointed Eric Lange as Vice President of Product Management.

a) Yahoo

b) FlipKart

c) Google

d) Amazon

Ans: – B

 

15. As per……………..High Court, …………..Cricket Association is not a public office.

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Tamilnadu

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: – C

 

16. Noted Urdu writer……………….died recently.

a) Dr Yasir Pradeep

b) Dr Vishambhar Pradeep

c) Dr Vikas Pradeep

d) Dr Bisheshar Pradeep

Ans: – D

 

17. Who among the following has been appointed as Interim Director of Film and Television Institute of India?

a) Prashant Pathrabe

b) Prashant Paliwal

c) Prashant Punj

d) Prashant Pakrasi

Ans: – A

 

18. Union Government has launched…………Police Railway Helpline Number 1512 for rail passengers.

a) Bihar

b) UP

c) Delhi

d) Gujarat

Ans: – C

 

19. ………………Legislative Assembly unanimously has resolved to withdraw MRVTMW Bill, 2015.

a) Manipur

b) Mizoram

c) Arunachal Pradesh

d) Nagaland

Ans: – A

 

20. Who among the following has been appointed as Chairman of Narmada Valley Development Authority?

a) Rajesh Sahni

b) Rakesh Sahni

c) Ramesh Sahni

d) Ratnesh Sahni

Ans: – B

 

21. Indigenously developed helicopter-launched……………..missile was test fired in Rajasthan.

a) Nag

b) Aag

c) Raag

d) Kaag

Ans: – A

 

22. Remnants of India's one of the oldest port was discovered in……………..

a) Vishakhapattnam

b) Kochi

c) Mumbai

d) Goa

Ans: – D

 

23. ………….cartoonist Pamarthy Shankar has won Grand Prix World Press Cartoon 2014 Award.

a) Kannad

b) Tamil

c) Telugu

d) Malyali

Ans: – C

 

24. Who among the following has won the Best Documentary Producer award at Madrid International Film Festiva?l

a) Benoy Behl

b) Benoy Jambiar

c) Benoy Rai

d) Benoy Bakhshi

Ans: – A

 

25. Which among the following city has emerged as the first nomination to be received by the Urban Development Ministry for a Smart City Mission?

a) Puducherry

b) Goa

c) Delhi

d) Haryana

Ans: – A

 

26. The 2nd edition of Sohra Marathon was held in………………..

a) Meghalaya

b) Tripura

c) Manipur

d) Assam

Ans: – A

 

27. BRICS bank has launched in……………as alternative to World Bank, IMF.

a) Russia

b) Brazil

c) India

d) China

Ans: – D

 

28. Who among the following has been elected to Royal Society of London?

a) Ajay Sood

b) Kamal Sood

c) Ajay Bawa

d) Kamal Bawa

Ans: – D

 

29. Who among the following has been appointed as Chairperson of FSSAI?

a) Bhanu Pratap Singh

b) Bhanu Pratap Verma

c) Bhanu Pratap Sharma

d) Bhanu Pratap Rathod

Ans: – C

 

30. BCCI has announced venue for ICC World Twenty20 host. It will be hosted by…………….

a) Kochi

b) Delhi

c) Mumbai

d) Kolkata

Ans: – D

Saturday, August 15, 2015

22-24 July Current Affairs Quiz MCQ

1. Who among the following has been appointed as Chief Economist of IMF?

a) Olivier Obstfeld

b) Olivier Blanchard

c) Maurice Blanchard

d) Maurice Obstfeld

Ans: – D

 

2. Who among the following has been appointed as MD and CFO of Bharti Enterprises?

a) Rahul Bhatnagar

b) Rahul Kohli

c) Manoj Kohli

d) Manoj Bhatnagar

Ans: – A

 

3. ………………government and ICRISAT has signed MoU to improve profitability of farmers.

a) Telangana

b) Maharashtra

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: – A

 

4. Which company has signed Multi-Million Euro deal with Deutsche Bank?

a) Infosys

b) Wipro

c) TCS

d) Cognizant

Ans: – A

 

5. Ufa Declaration has released at which summit?

a) ASEAN

b) BRICS

c) SAARC

d) G-20

Ans: – B

 

6. Which edition of BRICS Summit held in Russia?

a) 6

b) 7

c) 8

d) 9

Ans: – B

 

7. IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals has been suspended for two years by Justice……………panel.

a) Shivanand

b) Laha

c) Subramanyam

d) Lodha

Ans: – D

 

8. European Union has given in-principle approval for…….. billion euro bailout package to Greece.

a) 66

b) 76

c) 86

d) 96

Ans: – C

 

9. India is………….among 40 countries in terms of Confidence in National Government.

a) Second

b) Third

c) Fourth

d) Fifth

Ans: – A

 

10. Who among the following has been inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame?

a) Andy Murray

b) Amelie Mauresmo

c) Justine Henin

d) Roger Federer

Ans: – B

 

11. India to be part of……………..Cooperation Organisation along with Pakistan by 2016.

a) New York

b) Sydney

c) Shanghai

d) Tokyo

Ans: – C

 

12. New species of butterfly called Banded Tit has been discovered in which state?

a) Manipur

b) Nagaland

c) Arunachal Pradesh

d) Sikkim

Ans: – C

 

13. India and………has signed MoU on cooperation to establish PACESetter Fund.

a) US

b) UK

c) Russia

d) China

Ans: – A

 

14. Kolkata-based Bandhan Bank has appointed whom as its Chairman, Boards of Directors?

a) Ashok Raj Singh

b) Ashok Seth

c) Ashoke Pandit

d) Ashok Kumar Lahiri

Ans: – D

 

15. India and……………has signed Inter Governmental Agreement to implement FATCA.

a) US

b) UK

c) Russia

d) China

Ans: – A

 

16. The 55th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships was concluded in which state?

a) Tamilnadu

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: – A

 

17. Bollywood film 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam' has bagged best screenplay award at …………..film festival.

a) Goa

b) Chinese

c) Madrid

d) Russian

Ans: – C

 

18. …………….. Cabinet has approved Defence White Paper 2015.

a) Japanese

b) Chinese

c) Russian

d) American

Ans: – A

 

19. India and………….joint statement has been released in Russia.

a) Pakistan

b) Afghanistan

c) China

d) Japan

Ans: – A

 

20. Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan to develop scientific temper among school children has been launched by whom?

a) P Chidambaram

b) Narendra Damodardas Modi

c) Dr Manmohan Singh

d) Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Ans: – D

 

21. ISRO has successfully launched………….British satellites into space.

a) Three

b) Four

c) Five

d) Six

Ans: – C

 

22. Who among the following has become first Indian to win a Gold Medal at World University Games in Gwangju?

a) Akash Gautam

b) Gagandeep Singh

c) Inderjeet Singh

d) Manoj Kumar

Ans: – C

 

23. Operation Smile has led to tracing of 44 missing children in………………

a) Himachal Pradesh

b) Uttarakhand

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Rajsthan

Ans: – B

 

24. Union Home Ministry has extended the ‘disturbed area’ status of ………….for one more year.

a) Manipur

b) Nagaland

c) Arunachal Pradesh

d) Sikkim

Ans: – B

 

25. India and…………….has inked two agreements to strengthen bilateral relations.

a) Turkmenistan

b) Uzbekistan

c) Kazakhstan

d) Tajikistan

Ans: – D

 

26. Union Government has appointed lawyer………………..to arbitrate Vodafone tax case.

a) Yves Oreamuno

b) Rodrigo Fortier

c) Rodrigo Oreamuno

d) Yves Fortier

Ans: – C

 

27. Who among the following has snatched won women's doubles title in Wimbledon?

a) Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis

b) Serena Williams-Martina Hingis

c) Sania Mirza- Serena Williams

d) Serena Williams - Venus Williams

Ans: – A

 

28. Famous Urdu poet……………….passed away recently. Name him.

a) Bashar Nikhat

b) Bashar Khan

c) Bashar Navaaz

d) Bashar Siddiqui

Ans: – C

 

29. Kumbh Mela has begun in which state recently?

a) Uttarakhand

b) Maharashtra

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) haryana

Ans: – B

 

30. Union Civil Aviation Ministry has launched……………System.

a) VIMAN

b) NABH

c) AKASH

d) GAGAN

Ans: – D

Friday, August 14, 2015

19- 21 July Current Affairs 2015 MCQ Quiz

1. India’s first railway-line was built under PPP model inaugurated in……………

a) Maharashtra

b) Gujarat

c) Delhi

d) Punjab

Ans: – B

 

2. ……………….assembly has passed Guarantee of Public Services Bill, 2015.

a) Maharashtra

b) Gujarat

c) Delhi

d) Punjab

Ans: – A

 

3. ………………the US based actor who is best known for his role in “The Godfather” film has died of cancer.

a) Alex Rocco

b) Alex Hugh

c) Alex Reich

d) Alex Randra

Ans: – A

 

4. The Central government has launched………new websites for farmers recently.

a) Two

b) Three

c) Four

d) Five

Ans: – B

 

5. India and………………….has signed MoU in the field of Civil Aviation.

a) Canada

b) US

c) Russia

d) Belgium

Ans: – A

 

6. The soccer legend Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia died recently. He was from which country?

a) Uruguay

b) Brazil

c) Germany

d) Spain

Ans: – A

 

7. Reserve Bank of India has signed a special currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of………………..

a) Bhutan

b) Sri Lanka

c) Bangladesh

d) South Korea

Ans: – B

 

8. India's first private air freight station is all set to open in which city?

a) Kochi

b) Thiruvananthapuram

c) Bangalore

d) Chennai

Ans: – D

 

9. Veteran……………….playback singer V Ramakrishna passed away recently.

a) Kannada

b) Telugu

c) Tamil

d) Malayalam

Ans: – B

 

10. Andromeda, one of the country's largest loan distributors, has acquired the……………………, an online loan solutions space in a stock and cash deal.

a) apnapaisa.com

b) hamarapaisa.com

c) terapaisa.com

d) paisa.com

Ans: – A

 

11. Krishnapatnam Port in……………………..has been awarded with Golden Peacock environment management award.

a) Tamilnadu

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: – B

 

12. Iconic Mexican musician………………………passed away recently.

a) Joan Sebastian

b) Bayern Munich

c) Geoff Pullar

d) Joko Jokowi Widodo

Ans: – A

 

13. Which state government has named Parineeti Chopra as its Brand Ambassador for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’?

a) Kerala

b) Punjab

c) Haryana

d) UP

Ans: – C

 

14. India has inked………………million loan pact with World Bank for Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery project.

a) $150

b) $250

c) $350

d) $450

Ans: – B

 

15. Union Cabinet has approved to redevelop………major railway stations.

a) 200

b) 300

c) 400

d) 500

Ans: – C

 

16. The Competition Commission of India has imposed a penalty of Rs…….crore on four public sector insurance companies

a) 471

b) 571

c) 671

d) 771

Ans: – C

 

17. French Formula 1 driver………………..has died recently after suffering severe head injuries in a crash during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.

a) Alberto Contador

b) Jules Bianchi

c) Ayrton Senna

d) Michael Phelps

Ans: – B

 

18. Nelson Mandela International Day was observed worldwide on………July to honour the former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

a) 16

b) 17

c) 18

d) 19

Ans: – C

 

19. Boeing and…………………..have inked aerospace partnership deal recently.

a) Tata Advanced Systems Ltd

b) Wipro Advanced Systems Ltd

c) Reliance Advanced Systems Ltd

d) IBM Advanced Systems Ltd

Ans: – A

 

20. Reserve Bank of India has constituted……………………….Committee to frame action plan on financial inclusion.

a) Dinesh Mohanty

b) Devesh Mohanty

c) Rajesh Mohanty

d) Deepak Mohanty

Ans: – D

 

21. Which city has been chosen as ‘city of music’ by UNESCO?

a) Ahmedabad

b) Kolkata

c) Varanasi

d) Lucknow

Ans: – C

 

22. India has retained its……….position in the latest ICC ODI Rankings.

a) First

b) Second

c) Third

d) Fourth

Ans: – B

 

23. Who among the following has been appointed chief security advisor for ICC World T20 2016?

a) M Kumar

b) Dr M V Sridhar

c) Dr Neeraj Sridhar

d) Neeraj Kumar

Ans: – D

 

24. India and…………………..have announced plans to strengthen their defence cooperation.

a) South Korea

b) Malaysia

c) Maldives

d) Myanmar

Ans: – C

 

25. Union Sports Ministry has constituted…………………committee to study status of Sports Authority of India training centers.

a) Ashwin Mittal

b) Ashwini Nachappa

c) Ashwini Ponappa

d) Ashwini Kattaappa

Ans: – B

 

26. India and…………….have signed a customs and liberalize business visas agreement to boost trade between both countries.

a) China

b) Japan

c) Russia

d) US

Ans: – C

 

27. Which Indian origin doctor has been award with honorary fellowship by prestigious University of Central Lancashire of United Kingdom?

a) Shiv Pande

b) Shiv Sahay

c) Shiv Ratan

d) Shiv Das

Ans: – A

 

28. Arun Jaitley will launch the "National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana " ( HRIDAY) for………….cities in India.

a) 10

b) 11

c) 12

d) 13

Ans: – C

 

29. European Union has approved a short-term loan of ……Billion Euro to Greece.

a) 5

b) 6

c) 7

d) 8

Ans: – C

 

30. ……………..Tourism has grabbed 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association award in the ‘Heritage & Culture’ category for its Muziris Heritage Project.

a) Tamilnadu

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: - C

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

16-18 July 2015 Current Affairs MCQ Quiz

1. ……………… has submitted instrument of acceptance of Doha amendment to Kyoto Protocol to UNFCC.

a) Jakarta

b) Maldives

c) Kazakhstan

d) Turkey

Ans: – B

 

2. Which among the following country has committed $6 billion to Mekong region countries at 7th Mekong-…………… Summit.Published on: 06-JUL-2015

a) China

b) Japan

c) Russia

d) US

Ans: – B

 

3. Which among the following country has bagged the full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation along with Pakistan?

a) India

b) Japan

c) Russia

d) US

Ans: – A

 

4. Nationwide model science labs programme have been launched by whom among the following?

a) Ram Shankar Katharia

b) Narendra Damodardas Modi

c) Jitendra Singh

d) Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Ans: – D

 

5. World’s longest serving Foreign Minister passed away. Name him.

a) Prince Sakib Siddiqui

b) Prince Vaheed Ali

c) Prince Saud al-Faisal

d) Adel al-Jubeir

Ans: – C

 

6. Who among the following famous Hollywood actor has passed away recently?

a) Umer Sharif

b) Joko Jokowi Widodo

c) Bayern Munich

d) Geoff Pullar

Ans: – A

 

7. Former………………….Minister P Chendur Pandian has passed away.

a) Tamilnadu

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Ans: – A

 

8. Who among the following has won sixth Wimbledon title and fourth successive grand slam crown?

a) Serena Williams

b) Garbine Muguruza

c) Steffi Graf

d) Venus Williams

Ans: – A

 

9. India and…………….have signed four agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two nations.

a) Turkmenistan

b) Uzbekistan

c) Kazakhstan

d) Kyrgyzstan

Ans: – D

 

10. Bharat Electronics-made Akash has been inducted into…………………….

a) Indian Air Force

b) Indian Army

c) Indian Navy

d) None of These

Ans: – A

 

11. India and………………….has signed MoU for cooperation in field of Election Management.

a) Norway

b) Georgia

c) Spain

d) Antartica

Ans: – B

 

12. Which state has got India’s first earthquake early warning system?

a) Jammu & Kashmir

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Gujarat

d) Uttarakhand

Ans: – D

 

13. Who among the following has has been appointed as Vice-Chief of Indian Army?

a) Lt General Ajaypal Singh Banga

b) Lt General M.K.Garg

c) Lt General Philip Campose

d) Lt General Man Mohan Singh Rai

Ans: – D

 

14. Which state will participate in international effort, Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Programme?

a) Jammu & Kashmir

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Gujarat

d) Uttarakhand

Ans: – D

 

15. Executives From ………………… is leaving their job and moving to start their own technology venture.

a) Flipkart

b) Snapdeal

c) Rediff

d) Junglee

Ans: – A

 

16. India and…………….have signed seven agreements to enhance regional cooperation & connectivity between the two nations.

a) Turkmenistan

b) Uzbekistan

c) Kazakhstan

d) Kyrgyzstan

Ans: – A

 

17. Tata Steel’s……………….Division has been conferred with Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2015

a) Burnpur

b) Jamshedpur

c) Bokaro

d) Bhilai

Ans: – C

 

18. Which bank has partnered with online financial product aggregator ‘bankbazaar.com’ ?

a) SBI

b) PNB

c) BOB

d) IDBI

Ans: – A

 

19. Which among the following bank has launched the ‘ NRI Family Card,’ a prepaid card for resident Indians?

a) State Bank of Hyderabad

b) State Bank of Mysore

c) State Bank of Travancore

d) State Bank of Maharashtra

Ans: – C

 

20. Exim Bank and BRICS member development banks have inked MoU with………...........

a) Corporation Bank

b) New Development Bank

c) Yes Bank

d) Axis Bank

Ans: – B

 

21. Which country will be hosting the 8th BRICS summit in 2016?

a) China

b) India

c) Japan

d) Russia

Ans: – B

 

22. Which among the following company will acquire “DesignIt” a global design firm specializing in designing product service?

a) Microsoft

b) Cognizant

c) IBM

d) Wipro

Ans: – D

 

23. India and………………….. has inked eight agreements to increase regional cooperation & connectivity.

a) Kazakhstan

b) Turkmenistan

c) ) Uzbekistan

d) Turkey

Ans: – B

 

24. NASA has picked…………………for the first commercial space vehicles, a part of the space agency’s ambitious plan to put a man on Mars by 2030.

a) Sunita Williams

b) Kalpana Chawla

c) Latika Mishra

d) Suparn Ghosh

Ans: – B

 

25. Who among the following has won the 2015 Miss USA pageant?

a) Nevada Brittany McGowan

b) Anea Garcia

c) Ylianna Guerra

d) Oklahoma Olivia Jordan

Ans: – D

 

26. Recently a book titled “Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in” was in news. It has been authored by whom among the following?

a) SK Rath

b) Perumal Murugan

c) Aniruddhan Vasudevan

d) Jairam Ramesh

Ans: – D

 

27. Mumbai Ranji cricketer…………..has been suspended by the BCCI with immediate effect for breaching BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Code.

a) Hiken Shah

b) Hiken Singh

c) Hiken Sharma

d) Hiken Shetty

Ans: – A

 

28. World Population Day was observed worldwide on…………. July.

a) 11

b) 12

c) 13

d) 14

Ans: – A

 

29. Who among the following has become second bowler to claim hat-trick on ODI debut?

a) Kagiso Rabada

b) Morne Morkel

c) Tamim Iqbal

d) Hashim Amla

Ans: – A

 

30. Former Billiards and Snooker Federation of India President died. Name him.

a) Pashupatinath Jha

b) Pashupatinath Singh

c) Pashupatinath Sharma

d) Pashupatinath Roy

Ans: – D

 

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