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APPSC Police Constable Recruitment Special Quiz

1. According to the New Pension Scheme, what percentage of pension wealth is the subscriber required to invest in order to purchase an annuity? 
A. 20%
B. 30%
C. 40%
D. 50%

2. Which country has decided not to supply weapons to Pakistan? 
A. Israel
B. Iraq
C. Russia

3. In which country is the volcano Mount Sinabung located? 
A. Japan
B. Indonesia
C. China
D. India

4. In 2014, with which country did India observe, ‘Year of Friendly Exchanges’? 
A. Pakistan
B. Bhutan
C. Bangladesh
D. China

5. Which Asian country tested the cheaper rocket ‘Epsilon’? 
A. China
B. North Korea
C. Japan
D. Taiwan

6. Basins of out of the following major rivers have shale gas potential:
1) Krishna Godavari
2) Damodar
3) Indo Gangetic
4) Cauvery
A. 1 & 2
B. 1,3& 4
C. 2 & 4
D. 1,2,3 & 4

7. Rajaji National Park which is Tiger Reserve is located in which state?
 A. Haryana
B. Uttarakhand
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Assam

8. What was the code name given to the operation which was carried out to annex the princely state of Hyderabad? 
A. Operation Nizam
B. Operation Vijay
C. Operation Polo
D. Operation Bluestar

9. Who became the first Indian-origin contestant to win the Miss America Pageant? 
A. Nina Davuluri
B. Theresa Vali
C. Mallory Hagan
D. Priya Hassan

10. According to the annual Forbes list of Wealthiest people, who is the wealthiest man in America in 2015? 
A. Charles Koch
B. Warren Buffett
C. Bill Gates
 D. Larry Ellison

11. Which European country has made the commitment to financially and technically assist India for the Green Energy Corridor? 
A. France
 B. Germany
C. Austria
 D. Italy

12. In which Desert is the Death Valley located?
 A. Kalahari
 B. Mojave
C. Sahara
D. Thar

13. Out of the following counries: 
1) UAE
 2) Bahrain
3) Saudi Arabia
4) Oman
5) Iraq
Which countries are referred to as the Gulf Cooperation Council States. 
A. 1,2 &3
B. 1,2,3 & 4
C. 2,3,4 & 5
D. 3,4 & 5

14. Which is the largest cultivable crop in India?
A. Wheat
B. Soyabean
C. Barley
D. Paddy

15. Out of the following entities which ones make up the System of Shadow Banking in India: 
1) Hedge Fund
2) Structured Investment vehicles
3) Money market funds
4) Special purpose entities conduits
A. 1 & 3
 B. 2,3 & 4
C. 1,2,3 & 4
D. 1,2 & 4

16. Which planet of the solar system is known as the ‘Lord of Heaven’?
 A. Earth
B. Jupiter
C. Saturn
D. Uranus

17. What is the name of the Indian woman who has been declared as the tallest woman in the world?
A. Siddiqa Praveen
 B. Jyoti Agme
C. Rupa Amte
 D. Meena Sundar

18. Which is the world’s second most populous mega city? 
A. New Delhi
B. Kolkata
C. Mumbai
D. Bangalore

19. What is the economy growth of India for 2015-16, as per the Prime Minister’s economy advisory panel?
 A. 6 %
B. 7 %
 C. 7.5 %
D. 8 %

20. Which is the first ever country in the world to possess a Deep-ultraviolet (DUV) solid state laser device technology? 
A. United States of America
B. Russia
C. China
D. Japan

21. According to the rules of SEBI ,who among the following can invest in government securities without any auction mechanism:  
1) Foreign Institutional investors
2) Qualified Foreign investors
3) Overseas Indian citizens
4) Non-resident Indians
A. 1 & 2
B. 2 & 3
C. 3 & 4
D. 1 & 3

22. Who established the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought?
 A. United Nations
 B. European Parliament

23. Who is the current Director General of World Trade Organization ( WTO)?
 A. Roberto Azevedo
B. Pascal Lami
C. Harry White
 D. None of the above

24. In which country is the Kashagan oil field located?
 A. Pakistan
 B. Iraq
 C. Iran
D. Kazakhstan

25. Ms Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the president of which country? 
A. Liberia
B. Canada
 C. China
D. Nigeria

26. Which committee was formed in order to examine the recommendations made by the TRAI on pricing of spectrum? 
A. Narsima Rao Committee
B. Anil Kaushal Committee
C. Rajiv Shukla Committee
D. Mayur Patel Committee

27. Which university became the first university to develop a vaccine against MERS virus? 
A. University of Hong Kong
B. University of Delhi
C. University of California
 D. University of Madrid

28. Which country is currently occupying the number spot in the FIFA ranking? 
A. Spain
B. England
C. Belgium
D. Portugal

29. Which Indian Freedom Fighter was posthumously awarded the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ by UK’s House of Commons?
 A. Bijoy Chandra Bhagwati
B. Kunj Bihari Lal Butail
C. Jawaharlal Darda
D. None of the above

30. In which Indian states has a Regional Rural Bank not yet been established?
A. Goa
B. Sikkim
C. All of the above
D. None of the above

31. In which Indian city is the Center for Excellence and Ethics has been set up?
A. New Delhi
 B. Jaipur
C. Pune
D. Ajmer

32. Out of the following counties, which countries are permanent members of the Arctic Council: 
1) China
2) France
3) India
4) Poland
A. 1 & 2
B. 1,2 & 3
C. 1,2,3 & 4
D. 1,3 & 4

33. Where is the world’s best fishing ground located? 
A. Continental Shelves
B. Submarine Trench
C. Mariana Trench
D. Abyssal Plain

34. What is the name of the first human-made object to exit the solar system?
A. Voyage-1
B. Voyage-2
C. Voyage-3
D. Voyage-4

35. Who received the first Sree Narayana Guru Global Secular and Peace Award?
A. M S Dhoni
B. Shahi Tharoor
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Sachin Tendulkar

36. Muhammad Yunus, who is a Nobel Laureate and microfinance pioneer and is facing legal action for tax irregularities belongs to which country?
A. Nepal
B. Bhutan
C. Bangladesh
D. Pakistan

37. At the border of which country does India have the multi-use integrated check post, Akhaurah? 
A. Pakistan
B. China
C. Bangladesh
D. Myanmar

38. According to the Reserve Bank of India, in order to create a central repository on large borrowings how many crores should both the individual and entities have an exposure of?
A. Five
B. Six
C. Eight
D. Ten

39. To which school of Indian Philosophy is Acarnga Sutra related to?
A. Buddhism
B. Jainism
C. Vedic Traditions
D. Carvaka

40. Which Asian country is giving India financial and technical aid for setting up the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor?
A. Russia
B. China
C. South Korea
D. Japan

41. When is the International Day for the Preservation of Ozone observed?
A. September 16
B. September 18
C. September 21
D. September 24

42. Which country won the South Asian Football Federation Cup 2015?
A. China
B. Pakistan
C. Japan
D. India

43. The power generated by the Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant is shared among which of the following states:
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Karnataka
3) Kerala
4) Maharashtra
5) Puducherry
A. 1,2,3 & 5
B. 1,3,4 & 5
C. 1,2,3 & 4
D. 2,3,4 & 5

44. Out of the following states which states shares its borders with Myanmar:
1) Arunachal Pradesh
2) Mizoram
3) Manipur
4) Nagaland
A. 1,2 & 3
B. 2,3 & 4
C. 1,2,3 & 4
D. 2 & 4

45. Who is the President of the International Olympic Committee?
A. Thomas Bach
B. Wu Ching Kuo
C. Philip Craven
D. Denis Oswald

46. In the gap of how many years is the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) cup held?
A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four

47. The VM Tipaimukh Project is a controversial project on which river?
A. Barak
B. Sutlej
C. Indus
D. Godavari

48. Which is the longest river in the continent of Asia?
A. Brahmaputra
B. Yangtze River
C. Mekong River
D. Ganga River

49. Who has been awarded the Global Diversity award in 2015?
A. Shah Rukh Khan
B. Amitabh Bachan
C. Amir Khan
D. Salman Khan

50. Which BRICS nation has recorded the highest increase in Ultra-High net worth individuals?
A. Brazil
B. Russia
C. India
D. China

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