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General Knowledge Quiz

1. Certificate of incorporation of a company is like a:

a) License 
b) Permit
c) Clearance
d) Birth certificate
e) Statutory approval
2.The 14thedition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in January 2017 in?
1) New Delhi
2) Bangalore
3) Jaipur
4) Hyderabad
5) Mumbai
3.The 13th Indian European Union Summit was held on March 30,2016 in?
1) New Delhi
2) Mumbai
3) Brussels
4) London
5) Paris
4.The South Asian Association for regional Cooperation (SAARC)Disaster Management Centre will be established in which of the following countries?
1) Nepal
2) Bangladesh
3) Maldives
4) India
5) Sri Lanka
5.Who was awarded the 2016 Abel Prize for mathematics?
1) Artur Avila
2) Manjul Bhargava
3) Louis Nirenberg
4) John Nash
5) Sir Andrew Wiles

6.Which football team won the2016 African Nations Championship held in Rwanda?
1) Democratic Republic of Congo
2) Mali
3) Ivory Coast
4) Niger
5) Nigeria
7.Which country will host the 2018African Nations Championship football tournament?
1) Ivory Coast
2) Sudan
3) Tunisia
4) South Africa
5) Kenya
8.The 12th South Asian Games in February 2016 were co hosted by?
1) Kolkata and Guwahati
2) Guwahati and Shillong
3) Agartala and Shillong
4) Agartala and Itanagar
5) Kolkata and Agartala
9.Swami Vivekananda International Airport is located in?
1) Ranchi, Jharkhand
2) Cuttack, Odisha
3) Rajkot, Gujarat
4) Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
5) Raipur, Chhattisgarh

10.The Banks Board Bureau (BBB)will select the heads of:
1) Regional Rural Banks
2) Public Sector Banks
3) Private Sector Banks
4) Payments Banks
5) Small Finance Banks
11.The “Kishore” scheme under the Pradhan Mantri MUDRAvYojana(PMMY) offers maximum loan of:
1) Rs. 50,000
2) Rs. 2 lakh
3) Rs. 5 lakh
4) Rs 10. lakh
5) None of these
12.Indradhanush is a seven pronged plan to revamp:
1) Cooperative Banks
2) Microfinance Institutions
3) Private Sector Banks
4) Public Sector Banks
5) None of these

13.Which of the following Central Universities celebrated its 100thyear in 2016?
1) University of Allahabad
2) Aligarh Muslim University
3) Visva Bharati University
4) University of Delhi
5) Banaras Hindu University
14.Safra Catz visited India recently. She is the Chief Executive Officer of:
1) IBM
2) Intel
3) Oracle
4) Yahoo
5) Facebook
19.Which of the following books is NOT written by Pranab Mukher-jee?
1) The Turbulent Years: 1980-1996
2) The Dramatic Decade: TheIndira Gandhi Years
3) Thoughts and Reflections
4) Beyond Survival: Emerging Dimensions of Indian Economy
5) The Unseen Indira Gandhi
20.India participated for the firsttime in the Cobra Gold multilateral amphibious exercise hosted by:
1) China
2) Thailand
3) Pakistan
4) Philippines
5) Japan
23.Who became the first civilian President of Myanmar after over50 years of military rule on March 30, 2016?
1) Myint Swe
2) Henry Van Thio
3) Htin Kyaw
4) Thein Sein
5) None of these
24.Ahmed Aboul Gheit is the present Secretary General of the Arab League. He is former Foreign Minister of:
1) Morocco
2) Qatar
3) Tunisia
4) Egypt
5) Bahrain
25.Dominic Asquith is which country’s High Commissioner to India?
1) Canada
2) New Zealand
3) Australia
4) Jamaica
5) UK
26.Tribhuvan International Airport is situated in:
1) Bangkok, Thailand
2) Colombo, Sri Lanka
3) Kathmandu, Nepal
4) Jakarta, Indonesia
5) Putrajaya, Malaysia

27.What is the currency of Mauritius?
1) Mauritius Riel
2) Mauritius Dollar
3) Mauritius Rupee
4) Mauritius Pound
5) None of these
28.Who has been appointed as the Chair person of the 21stLawCommission?
1) Justice C.K. Prasad
2) Justice Cyriac Joseph
3) Justice N. Santosh Hegde
4) Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan
5) Justice Umesh ChandraBanerjee
29.Who won the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize?
1) Wang Shu, China
2) Alejandro Aravena, Chile
3) Peter Zumthor, Switzerland
4) Kazuyo Sejima, Japan
5) None of these
30.Global Risks Report is an annual study published by the:
1) World Bank
2) International Monetary Fund
3) World Economic Forum
4) World Trade Organization
5) None of these
33.Lloyd S. Shapley of USA passed away on March 12, 2016. He won the 2012 Nobel Prize in:
1) Physics
2) Chemistry
3) Economics
4) Medicine
5) Literature
34.Who has been appointed the first Chairman of the Banks Board Bureau?
1) H.N. Sinor
2) R. Gandhi
3) Anil Kahandelwal
4) Vinod Rai
5) None of these
35.In March 2016, Barack Obama became the first US President in88 years to visit which of the following countries?
1) Japan
2) Argentina
3) North Korea
4) Cuba
5) Libya
36.Which country topped the World Happiness Index, according to the World Happiness Report 2016?
1) Denmark
2) Canada
3) Iceland
4) Switzerland
5) Norway
37.What is India’s rank in the World Happiness Index 2016?(Out of 156 countries)
1) 117
2) 118
3) 116
4) 121
5) 130
40.The 4thWorld Congress of Biosphere Reserves was held in march 2016 in:
1) Chile, Santiago
2) Ankara, Turkey
3) Brisbane, Australia
4) Lima, Peru
5) Jakarta, Indonesia

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