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General Awareness Quiz for Competitive Exams

1. Nuakhai or Nuankhai is an agricultural festival celebrated by the people of?
1) Assam
2) Jharkhand
3) Chhattisgarh
4) Odisha

2. The second BRICS Youth Summit was held in July 2016 in?
1) New Delhi
2) Kolkata
3) Guwahati 
4) Jaipur

3. Who took charge as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in January 2016?
1) Raymond Benjamin
2) Edouard Dayan
3) Filippo Grandi
4) Francis Gurry

4. Which of the following is India’s first credit information company founded in 2000?
1) ICRA
2) CARE
3) CIBIL 
4) CRISIL

5. The India-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won the Australian Open tennis women’s doubles title in January 2016. In the final they defeated Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of?
1) Brazil
2) Czech Republic 
3) Russia
4) Romania

6. Who was appointed the new Registrar General and Census Commissioner in January 2016?
1) Atul Sobti
2) Kunal Shah
3) Jaideep Sarkar
4) Sailesh

7. Which of the following is India’s first credit information company founded in 2000?
1) ICRA
2) CARE
3) CIBIL
4) CRISIL

8. Ritu Rani is the current captain of which of the following Indian women’s teams?
1) Cricket
2) Hockey 
3) Volleyball
4) Archery

9. Fraudsters using phone to collect personal information to commit fraud is termed as?
1) Stalking
2) Pharming
3) Skimming
4) Vishing

10. The National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) is based in which of the following cities?
1) Kanpur
2) Bangalore
3) Pune 
4) Chennai

11. Who was named global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women in June 2016?
1) Julian Moore
2) Emma Stone
3) Anne Hathaway
4) Julia Roberts

12. Which State government has launched ABAAS, a new policy for housing for all in urban areas?
1) Odisha 
2) West Bengal
3) Bihar
4) Madhya Pradesh

13. What is the term used to describe a situation of decrease in the general price of goods and services?
1) Stagnation
2) Stagflation
3) Deflation 
4) Inflation

14. Mumbai school cricketer Pranav Dhanawade scored a World Record unbeaten 1009 runs off how many balls?
1) 396
2) 443
3) 446
4) 323

15. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa became the President of which of the following European countries on March 9, 2016?
1) Portugal 
2) Bulgaria
3) Spain
4) Poland

16. Which is the first bank to introduce ATM in India in 1987?
1) SBI
2) ICICI Bank
3) HDFC Bank
4) HSBC

17. Pavel Filip assumed office as the Prime Minister of which of the following European countries on January 20, 2016?
1) Ukraine
2) Romania
3) Latvia
4) Moldova

18. PMKSY is a scheme that has anoutlay of Rs. 50,000 crore over a period of five years. Its main objective is development of?
1) Village infrastructure
2) Village industries
3) Rural housing
4) Irrigation

19. The headquarters of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is located in?
1) London, UK
2) Rome, Italy
3) Vienna, Austria
4) Geneva, Switzerland

20. Who is the present Chairman of Competition Commission of India?
1) Ashok Chawla
2) Ashok Lahiri
3) Devender Kumar Sikri
4) Aravind Mayaram

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