Friday, January 15, 2016


1.                 India signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement with which of the following countries on 16 Feb?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Myanmar
3) Vietnam 
4) Sri Lanka
5) Singapore 

2.                 What is the theme of the 23rd New Delhi World Book Fair which started on 14 Feb?
1) Suryodaya: Emerging Voices from Andaman and Nicobar 
2) Suryodaya: Emerging Voices from Northeast India
3) Suryodaya: Emerging Voices from SAARC Region 
4) Suryodaya: Emerging Voices from Afro-Asian Region
5) None of these 

3.                 India formally handed over the historic ‘Dakota’ aircraft to which of the following countries recently?
1) Sri Lanka 
2) Bangladesh
3) Fiji 
4) Mauritius
5) Seychelles 

4.                 The winner of the prestigious Mahindra Samridhi India Agri Award 2015 is
2) Mahyco Monsanto Biotech
3) The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) 
4) Allahabad Agricultural Institute
5) Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU) 

5.                 Name the private bank will become the first from India to have its mobile banking application available on the Apple Watch?
1) Yes bank
2) HDFC Bank
3) ICICI Bank
4) Federal Bank
5) Kotak Mahindra Bank

6.                 Julie Bishop, who visited New Delhi recently, is the present foreign minister of which of the following countries?
1) England 
2) Canada
3) Australia 
4) Spain
5) Italy 

7.                 The central govt is moving towards sealing a land boundary agreement (LBA) with which of the following neighbouring countries at present?
1) Myanmar 
2) Nepal
3) Bhutan 
4) China
5) Bangladesh 

8.                 What is the current fiscal’s disinvestment target (through PSU stake sale) set by the govt? The govt has shortlisted about 12 PSUs for the purpose.
1) Rs 28,500 cr 
2) Rs 41,000 cr
3) Rs 38,000 cr 
4) Rs 34,000 cr
5) None of these 

9.                 According to data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which of the following banks leads in mobile banking transactions as of Jan 2015?
1) Canara Bank 
2) HDFC Bank
3) Axis Bank 
4) State Bank of India
5) ICICI Bank 

10.              The Nobel laureate Gunter Grass, who died recently, was known as the voice of memory of
1) France 
2) Canada
3) Germany 
4) Italy
5) Spain 

11.              The Chinese Grand Prix formula one was won by who among the following on 12 Apr?
1) Torro Rosso 
2) Kimi Raikkonen
3) Sebastian Vettel 
4) Nico Rosberg
5) Lewis Hamilton 

12.              Which of the following teams won the Azlan Shah Cup hockey title on 12 Apr?
1) Canada 
2) Australia
3) Malaysia 
4) New Zealand
5) South Korea 

13.              As per the news recently published in newspapers, Islamic State group is destroying ancient ruins of Nimrud city which is located in
1) Syria 
2) Iraq
3) Libya 
4) Kenya
5) Jordan 

14.              India finished at which of the following positions in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh (Malaysia) on Apr 12?
1) Second 
2) Third
3) Fourth 
4) Fifth
5) None of these 

15.              Sania Mirza created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles recently. She achieved the feat after winning WTA Family Circle Cup with her partner
1) Martina Hingis 
2) Cara Black
3) Roberta Vinci 
4) Sara Errani
5) None of these

16.              The Government has launched HRIDAY project which is aimed at _________.
a) Rejuvenating rich cultural heritage of India
b) Establishing old – age homes
c) Welfare of handicapped
d) Saving girl child
e) None of these

17.              China is planning to build a USD 250-bn 7000km-long high-speed railway line to connect Beijing with ___________.
a) Paris
b) Kathmandu
c) Dhaka
d) Moscow
e) Naypyidaw

18.              As predicted in the semi-annual report of the World Bank, what could be the GDP growth rate of India in FY 2015-16?
a) 7 per cent
b) 7.5 per cent
c) 8 per cent 
d) 8.5 per cent
e) 9 per cent Answer

19.              The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari released the English translation of the book “Suleiman Charitra” recently. Who among the following wrote this book originally in Sanskrit?
a) AND Haksar 
b) Kalyana Malla
c) Sri Lal Sukla 
d) Ravuri Bharadhwaja
e) Bhalchandra Nemade 

20.              Which term is used for the banking service that is provided to unemployed or low-income individuals?
a) SME loan
b) Promissory note
c) microfinance
d) letter of credit
e) None of these

21.              India ranks ______ among 30 countries in the annual Intellectual Property Index 2015 released by the US Chambers of Commerce on 4 Feb?
a) 25th
b) 22nd
c) 21st
d) 29th
e) 30th

22.              Hrushikesh Moolgaonkar, who passed away recently, was the former ________.
a) Air Chief Marshal 
b) Chief of Army Staff
c) Chief of Naval Staff 
d) first Director General of BSF
e) None of these 

23.              Where is the Bank of International Settlement headquartered?
a) Belgium
b) France
c) Germany
d) Switzerland
e) Italy

24.              The RBI has doubled the eligibility limit for foreign exchange remittances under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS). Now, what is the eligibility limit for foreign exchange under the LRS per person per year?
a) USD 160,000
b) USD 500,000
c) USD 250,000
d) USD 500,000
e) Other than those given as options

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