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General Awareness Quiz

1. Which is India's first indigenously built stealth warship commissioned into Indian Navy ? 
(1) INS Kolkata
(2) INS Vikramaditya
(3) INS Kamorta
(4) INS Sindhurakshak
(5) None of these


2. Oscar-winning Director of Gandhi, who died recently  at the age of 90 ?
(1) Richard Kattelborough
(2) James Gillard
(3) Orlando Thompson
(4) Richard Attenborough
(5) None of these


3. Ragala Venkat Rahul won first medal for India at 2nd Youth Olympics , Which sport he participated in ?
(1) Short Put
(2) Javelin Throw
(3) Long Jump
(4) Triple Jump
(5) Weightlifting

4. Deposits in Public Provident Fund (PPF) accounts can be made how many times within a year?
(1) Three times
(2) Six times
(3) Nine times
(4) Twelve times
(5) There is no such limit

5. What is the purpose behind introducing of the practice of quoting permanent Account number (PAN) while opening an account with a bank?
(1) To ensure that bank accounts provide information about tax revenue
(2) To ensure that bank accounts are opened by the customers by following proper procedures
(3) To ensure that more people are brought under tax net and voluntary compliance of tax procedures
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Pradhan Mantri Gram sadak yojana , What is the amount allotted to the scheme in union budget ?
(1) 14392 Crore
(2) 14389 Crore
(3) 14287 Crore
(4) 14414 Crore
(5) 14498 Crore

7. Consider the following with respect to the term ‘Core Inflation’?
(A) Core Inflation is the inflation rate of particular basket of commodities
(B) Core Inflation is the sudden increase in prices of certain items of food grains
(C) Core Inflation is caused by supply shock in certain essential commodities

(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) Only V
(4) Only A & B
(5) None of these

8. Consider the following with respect to the IFSC Code used in Banking System:
(A) IFSC stands for Indian Financial System Code
(B) It is an 10 digit alphanumeric Unique Code
(C) IFSC is used be the NEFT system to route the message to the destination/banks/branches.

(1) Only A
(2) Only B
(3) Only C
(4) Only A & C
(5) All are true

9. The monetary units of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is called:
(1) Systematic Investment Plan
(2) Global Depositary Receipt
(3) Special Drawing Rights
(4) Exchange Traded Funds
(5) None of these

10. In association with which of the following banks Vodafone India has provided M-Pesa service ?
(1) SBI
(2) ICICI
(3) Axis Bank
(4) HDFC
(5) None of these

11. India’s Geeta Chandran is an exponent in which of the following dance forms?
(1) Kathak
(2) Bharatnatyam
(3) Kuchipudi
(4) Kathakali
(5) None of these

12. Who among the following is the author of the novel “The shadow of Crescent Moon”?
(1) Fatima Bhuto
(2) Arundati Roy
(3) Kiran Bedi
(4) Shobha Dey
(5) None of these

13. Eminent  writer UR Ananthamurthy died at 82 , Which language was his area of writing ? 
(1) Kannada
(2) Tamil
(3) Telugu
(4) Marathi
(5) Malyalam

14. Who is elected as the new  Chairman of Indian Banks Association (IBA) ?
(1) Rana Kapoor
(2) T M Bhasin
(3) Shekhar Gupta
(4) Sanjiv Munshi
(5) A K Sinha

15. Which state became 23rd Associate Member of Hockey India ?
(1) Hockey Madhya Pradesh
(2) Hockey Maharashtra
(3) Hockey Orrisa
(4) Hockey Jharkhand
(5) Hockey chattisgarh



ANSWERS
1. 3
2. 4
3. 5
4. 4
5. 3
6. 2
7. 4
8. 4
9. 3
10. 2
11. 2
12. 1
13. 1
14. 2
15. 1

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