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General Awareness Questions for APPSC Group 3

1. Which of the following statements are correct regarding nuclear power in India?
A. Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable sources of electricity.
B. As of 2016, India has 7 nuclear power plants in operation.
C. First nuclear power plant in India located in Kudankulam.
1) A & B only
2) B & C only
3) C & A only
4) All A, B & C
5) None of these

2. India’s rank in HDI 2015 & HDI 2016?
1) 130 & 131
2) 143 & 141
3) 108 & 87
4) 76 & 79
5) 81 & 66

3. Who was awarded the Abel Prize for mathematics on 21 March 2017?
1) Yves F. Meyer (French mathematician)
2) Andrew Wiles (British mathematician)
3) Alejandro Aravena (Chilean architect)
4) Jonathan Sacks (British philosopher )
5) Han Lang (South Korean writer)

4. India’s largest private sector lender?
1) ICICI Bank
2) HDFC Bank
3) AXIS Bank
4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5) None of these

5. Which of the following is correct regarding United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)?
A. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.
B. Filippo Grandi is the current United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
C. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Pea  ce Prizes, once in 1954 and again in 1981.
1) A & B only
2) B & C only
3) C & A only
4) All A, B & C
5) None of these

6. Which among the following is/ are correctly matched?
A. World Bank : Washington,D.C.
B. Asian Development Bank : Manila
C. New Development Bank : Shanghai
D. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank : Bejing
1) A & B only
2) B & C only
3) C & D only
4) All A, B, C & D
5) None of these

7. Which among the following countries is largest producer of Steel?
1) China
2) Japan
3) India
4) USA
5) Russia

8. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has changed the base year for GDP calculation from 2004-05 to……
1) 2010-11
2) 2011-12
3) 2012-13
4) 2013-14
5) None of these

9. Under the Indus Water Treaty (19 Sep tember 1960), India has been given the exclusive right over the rivers of……
A. Indus
B. Beas
C. Chenab
D. Ravi
E. Jhelum
F. Sutlej
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1) A, B and C only
2) D, E and F only
3) A, C and E only
4) B, D and F only
5) None of these

10. Digboi Oil Refinery is located in which state?
1) Maharashtra
2) Rajasthan
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) None of these

11. Justice B.N.Srikrishna committee is related to which of the following?
1) To review institutionalisation of Arbitration Mechanism in India.
2) To study the feasibility of adopting a new financial year.
3) To tackle the shortage of pulses in India.
4) To fast track the MumbaiAhmedabad High- Speed Rail Corridor, meant for connecting two cities with bullet trains.
5) To review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act.

12. In India, which of the following is/are a mechanism of deficit financing?
A. borrowing from commercial banks.
B. borrowing from RBI.
C. issuing fresh currency notes.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1) A and B only
2) B and C only
3) C and A only
4) All A, B and C
5) None of these

13. Which among the following countries is largest producer of cotton?
1) China
2) India
3) USA
4) Pakistan
5) Brazil

14. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), an under-construction $54 billion economic corridor, starts from Xinjiang (China) and ends at which of the following places in Pakistan?
1) Karachi
2) Lahore
3) Rawalpindi
4) Gwadar
5) None of these

15. Which of the following countries is/are part of United Kingdom?
A. England
B. Scotland
C. Wales
D. Northern Ireland
1) A & B only
2) B & C only
3) C & D only
4) All A, B, C & D
5) None of these

16. Match the following?
  International Organisation
A.United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
B. Sustainable Development Solutions Network(SDSN)
C. World Economic Forum (WEF)
D. Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)
E. Transparency International Report/Index
(i) Corruption Perceptions Index
(ii) Human Development Index (HDI)
(iii) Global Gender Gap Index
(iv) Global Peace Index (GPI) & Global Terrorism Index (GTI)
(v) World Happiness Report
     A   B   C    D   E
1) (ii) (v) (iii) (iv) (i)
2) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i) (v)
3) (i) (iv) (v) (ii) (iii)
4) (v) (iii) (iv) (v) (i)
5) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv) (iv)

17. Which of the following is correct regarding Jnanpith Award?
A. Jnanpith Award instituted in 1961 and first awarded in 1965.
B. G. Sankara Kurup (Malayalam poet) was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award in 1965.
C. Shankha Ghosh (Bengali poet) is the latest recipient of the Jnanpith Award for 2016.
1) A & B only
2) B & C only
3) C & A only
4) All A, B & C
5) None of these

18. Which among the following countries is largest producer of Tea?
1) China
2) India
3) Kenya
4) Sri Lanka
5) Vietnam

19. Which cricket team has won the 2017 Deodhar Trophy?
1) India B
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Gujarat
4) Maharashtra
5) None of these

20. Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Irani Trophy and Deodhar Trophy are associated with ….
1) Badminton
2) Hockey
3) Football
4) Tennis
5) None

21. Which country is set to become the new member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
1) South Sudan
2) Montenegro
3) India
4) South Africa
5) None of these

22. Which city hosted the 3rd edition of World Conference on Environment from March 25-26, 2017 and was inaugurated by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee?
1) New Delhi
2) Mumbai
3) Kolkata
4) Chennai
5) Bengaluru

23. Which of the following is correct regarding world happiness report 2017?
A. The World Happiness Report is a measure of happiness published by the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
B. Norway is the happiest country in the world.
C. India ranked at 122nd position in world happiness report 2017.
1) A & B only
2) B & C only
3) C & A only
4) All A, B & C
5) None of these

24. The importance of 3rd May?
1) International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
2) World Press Freedom Day
3) World No Tobacco Day
4) World Environment Day
5) World Population Day

25. Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) was merged with
1) SBI
2) ICICI Bank
3) PNB
4) HDFC Bank
5) None of these

26. Name the Chairman of National Green Tribunal?
1) Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur
2) Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan
3) Justice Swatanter Kumar
4) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar
5) None of these

27. Which Indian cricket player has won the Sir Garfield Sober Trophy for 2016?
1) Ravindra Jadeja
2) Virat Kohli
3) Ravichandran Ashwin
4) Murali Vijay
5) None of these

28. Who among the following is the present Union Sports Minister?
1) Piyush Goyal
2) Mahesh Sharma
3) Vijay Goel
4) Anant Geete
5) Harsh Vardhan

29. The National Girl Child Day is observed every year on….
1) 12 January
2) 15 January
3) 24 January
4) 25 January
5) None of these

30. The World Economic Forum (WEF) is best known for its annual meeting in the city of
1) Geneva
2) Madrid
3) Davos
4) Lyons
5) None of these

General Awareness Questions for APPSC Group 3

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