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BSC:QuestionofDay:BSC

02Jan15
Ques.:1WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedManagingDirectorandCEOoftheIndianOverseasBank
(IOB)?
1)PSrinivas
3)AnimeshChauhan
5)Noneofthese

2)KishoreKumarSansi
4)RKoteeswaran
Ans.)4

02Jan15
Ques.:2ThegovtsetupwhichofthefollowinginstitutionstoreplacePlanningCommissiononNewYearsDay?
1)NITIAayog
3)NITISamiti
5)Noneofthese

2)NITIVibhag
4)NITIParisad
Ans.)1

02Jan15
Ques.:3WhoamongthefollowingwillchairtheinstitutionwhichisallsettoreplacethePlanningCommission?
1)PrimeMinister
3)PersonAppointedbythePM
5)Noneofthese

2)FinanceMinister
4)RBIGovernor
Ans.)1

02Jan15
Ques.:4Thegovthasusheredinreformsrelatedtopublicsectorbanks.Whichofthefollowingis/arecorrectinthis
regard?
1)ThepostsofChairmanandManagingDirector
havebeensplit.

2)ThePSUbankswillhaveanonExecutive
Chairman,givingoperationalresponsibilitytoMD
andCEO.

3)Thecurrentstructureatcountry'slargestlender
StateBankofIndiawhichisheadedbya
4)Alltheabove
ChairmanandassistedbyseveralManaging
Directors,willcontinue.
5)Only1)and2)
Ans.)4
02Jan15
Ques.:5TheUnionfinanceministryisconfidentofmeetingthetargetofreininginthecentralgovtsfiscaldeficit.The
fiscaldeficittargethasbeensetatwhatpercentofthecountrysgrossdomesticproduct(GDP)forthecurrentfiscal?
1)5.5percent
3)4.6percent
5)Noneofthese

2)5.1Percent
4)4.1percent
Ans.)4

02Jan15
Ques.:6TheRamonMagsaysayawardwinnerBGVerghesepassedawayrecently.Hewasanoted
1)novelist
3)journalist
5)Noneofthese

2)environmentalist
4)filmcritic
Ans.)3

02Jan15
Ques.:7TheUnionHomeMinisterRajnathSinghinauguratedamobileapplicationofDelhiPolicethatwillallow
womentosendadistresscalltoPoliceControlRoom(PCR)andtheirrelativesincaseofanyemergency.Whatisthe
nameoftheapp?
1)Samarth
3)Sahas
5)Noneofthese

2)Himmat
4)Shakti
Ans.)2

02Jan15
Ques.:8WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedManagingDirectorandCEOoftheOrientalBankof
Commerce(OBC)?
1)PSrinivas

2)KishoreKumarSansi

3)AnimeshChauhan
5)Noneofthese

4)RKoteeswaran
Ans.)3

02Jan15
Ques.:9WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedManagingDirectorandCEOoftheVijayaBank?
1)PSrinivas
3)AnimeshChauhan
5)Noneofthese

2)KishoreKumarSansi
4)RKoteeswaran
Ans.)2

02Jan15
Ques.:10WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedManagingDirectorandCEOoftheUnitedBankofIndia?
1)PSrinivas
3)AnimeshChauhan
5)Noneofthese

2)KishoreKumarSansi
4)RKoteeswaran
Ans.)1

03Jan15
Ques.:11Withanaimtofundanambitiousinfrastructuredevelopmentprogramme,thegovton1Janraisedthe
excisedutiesonpetrolanddieselby________alitre.
1)Rs1
3)Rs2

2)Rs1.5
4)Rs2.5

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

03Jan15
Ques.:12WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointednonexecutivechairpersonofHDFCBankLtdwith
immediateeffectforathreeyeartermstarting2Jan?
1)KamaleshChandraChakrabarty

2)ShyamalaGopinath

3)AnandSinha
5)UshaThorat

4)SubirGokarn
Ans.)2

03Jan15
Ques.:13Thegovthasraisedthesolarinvestmenttargetto__________oversevenyears(by2022)toboostIndia's
solarenergycapacityby33timesto100,000megawatts(MW).
1)USD100bn
3)USD180bn

2)USD160bn
4)USD200bn

5)USD220bn

Ans.)1

03Jan15
Ques.:14WhichofthefollowingcompanieshasbaggedaRs3,810crcontractfromTelanganaforsettingupthe
newlyformedstate'sfirstthermalpowerproject?
1)ReliancePower

2)TataPower

3)AdaniPower
5)Noneofthese

4)BHEL
Ans.)4

03Jan15
Ques.:15ThegovthassetupNITIAayogtoreplacethePlanningCommission.Whatistheexpandedformofthe
termNITI?
1)NewInitiativeforTransformingIndia
3)NationalInstitutionforTransformingIndia

2)NationalInitiativeforTransformingIndia
4)NationalInstitutionforTakingInitiative

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

03Jan15
Ques.:16WhichofthefollowingisNOTcorrectwithrespecttoNITIAayogwhichhasreplacedPlanning
Commission?

3)Fourunionministerswouldserveasexofficio
members.

2)ItwillhaveaViceChairpersonandaCEOin
additiontofivefulltimemembersandtwopart
timemembers.
4)FourRegionalCouncilswillbeformedheaded
bythefourunionministerstoaddressissues
impactingmorethanonestateoraregion.

5)Thenewbodyhasbeensetupbyaresolution
ofUnionCabinetasdoneincaseofPlanning

Ans.)4

1)ItwillbeheadedbythePMandwillhaveall
CMs/Lt.Governorsasmembers.

Commissionwhichwasestablishedon15thMar
1950.
03Jan15
Ques.:17The60thNationalSchoolGameskickstartedon2Janinwhichofthefollowingcities?
1)Mumbai
3)Chennai

2)Ahmedabad
4)NewDelhi

5)Bhopal

Ans.)4

03Jan15
Ques.:18ThePMNarendraModiinauguratedthefiveday102ndsessionofIndianScienceCongress(ISC)in
whichofthefollowingcitieson3Jan?
1)Mumbai

2)Bengaluru

3)Hyderabad
5)Noneofthese

4)Kanpur
Ans.)1

03Jan15
Ques.:19ThegovthasdecidedtoaccepttherecommendationsoftheBezbaruahCommitteethatwassetuptolook
intothesafetyandsecurityofpeoplefromNorthEastIndia.WhichofthefollowingisNOToneofitsrecommendations?
1)Delhipolicewillrecruit20policepersonnel,(10 2)ThecasesofNEpeoplewillbereferredtothe
male10female)eachfromNorthEastStates.
existingfasttrackcourtsforearlydecision.
3)AspecialhelplineNo.1093forNEpeopleis
beingsynchronizedwithhelplineNo.100.

4)Aspecialscholarshipschemeforstudentsof
NorthEastRegion'IshanUday'hasbeen
launched.

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)5

03Jan15
Ques.:20WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenselectedforSardarVallabhbhaiPatelVishwaPratibhaAwardforhis
contributiontosocietyasaGujarati?
1)KiranDesai

2)ShashiDeshpande

3)KishwarDesai
5)Noneofthese

4)LordMeghnadDesai
Ans.)4

04Jan15
Ques.:21Whichofthefollowingisnotincludedintheeightcoresectorindustries?
1)Cement

2)Automobiles

3)Electricityproduction
5)Crudeoil

4)Steel
Ans.)2

04Jan15
Ques.:22WhatistheexpandedformofthetermBTM?
1)BusinessTransactionManagement

2)BusinessTechnologyManagement

3)BusinessandTradeManagement
5)Noneofthese

4)BusinessTourismManagement
Ans.)1

04Jan15
Ques.:23Underwhichofthefollowingmarkets,thefundsaretransactedbybanksonanovernightbasis?
1)Moneymarket

2)Callmoneymarket

3)Termmoneymarket
5)Noneofthese

4)Capitalmarket
Ans.)2

04Jan15
Ques.:24Whatismisselling?
1)Sellingaproductwhichisnotsuitablefor
buyersneeds

2)Sellingabadproduct

3)Sellinganewproducttoanexistingcustomer

4)Preventingbuyersfrombuyingproductsoftheir
choice

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

04Jan15
Ques.:25TheRuralInfrastructureDevelopmentFund(RIDF)ismaintainedbywhichofthefollowingbanks?
1)ReserveBankofIndia

2)StateBankofIndia

3)NABARD

4)CentralBankofIndia

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

04Jan15
Ques.:26Whichofthefollowingwillnotbeconsideredavalidproofofidentitywhileopeninganaccountwitha
bank?
1)PANCard

2)DrivingLicence

3)ElectricityBill

4)VoterID

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

04Jan15
Ques.:27TheBankingOmbudsmanisaseniorofficialtaskedwithredressingcustomercomplaintsagainst
deficiencyincertainbankingservicesandisappointedbythe
1)ReserveBankofIndia
3)IndianBanksAssociation

2)MinistryofFinance
4)HighCourtofeachstate

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

04Jan15
Ques.:28Whatisthetermusedforabankingsystemunderwhichthebanksaretoraiselowcostfundsandinvest
suchfundsinlowriskassetssuchasgovtsecurities?
1)Ruralbanking

2)Prioritybanking

3)Narrowbanking
5)Noneofthese

4)Universalbanking
Ans.)3

04Jan15
Ques.:29Whatisthetermusedforthepracticeofreplacingrelativelyhighcostdebtwiththatoflowercostborrowing
totakeadvantageoffallinginterestrates?
1)Derivatives

2)Creditriskmanagement

3)Debtswap

4)Creditenhancement

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

04Jan15
Ques.:30TheRBIisplanningtointroducecurrencynotesinpolymerorplasticonatrialbasisinthedenominationof
1)Rs5

2)Rs10

3)Rs20

4)Rs50

5)Rs100

Ans.)2

05Jan15
Ques.:31TheOdishagovtstartedtheprocessforconstitutionofaStateLegislativeCouncilrecently.Whichofthe
followingstateshas/haveStateLegislativeCouncilasofnow?
1)Bihar

2)UttarPradesh

3)Karnataka

4)Maharashtra

5)Alltheabove

Ans.)5

05Jan15
Ques.:32TheArkavathilanddenotificationscam,whichwasinnewsrecently,isassociatedwithwhichofthe
followingstates?
1)TamilNadu
3)Maharashtra

2)Karnataka
4)MadhyaPradesh

5)Kerala

Ans.)2

05Jan15
Ques.:33WhichofthefollowingcountriesadoptedEuropessinglecurrencyEuroon1Jan2015?Itisthe19th
memberoftheeurozone.
1)Ukraine

2)Estonia

3)Lithuania
5)Noneofthese

4)Belarus
Ans.)3

05Jan15
Ques.:34WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedtheViceChairmanoftherecentlysetupNITIAayogwhich
hasreplacedthePlanningCommission?

1)ArvindSubramanian
3)TNSrinivasan

2)ArvindPanagariya
4)PravinKrishna

5)JagdishBhagwati

Ans.)2

05Jan15
Ques.:35WhoamongthefollowinghaswontheATPWorldTennisChampionshipinAbuDhabi?
1)StanislasWawarinka

2)RafaelNadal

3)NovakDjokovic

4)AndyMurray

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

05Jan15
Ques.:36OmarKarami,whodiedrecently,wastheformerPrimeMinisterofwhichofthefollowingcountries?
1)Indonesia

2)Thailand

3)Malaysia

4)Cambodia

5)Lebanon

Ans.)5

05Jan15
Ques.:37VeteranIndianoriginJYPillaywasreappointedasthetopadvisortoPresidentofwhichofthefollowing
countriesrecently?HewillexercisethefunctionsofthePresidentsofficeintheabsenceofPresident.
1)Fiji
3)Singapore

2)TrinidadandTobago
4)Suriname

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

05Jan15
Ques.:38TheFrencheconomistThomasPikettyturneddowncountrystopaward,theLegionDHonneurrecently.
Heistheotherofwhichofthefollowingbestsellingbooks?
1)Capitalinthe21stCentury

2)TheBigSwitchRewiringtheWorld,from
EdisontoGoogle

3)WhenCorporationsRuletheWorld

4)TheHistoryoftheWorld

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

05Jan15
Ques.:39TheUNwillholdnomeetinginitsheadquartersonDiwaliandGurPurab.TheUNheadquartersissituated
in
1)NewYork

2)WashingtonDC

3)Prague

4)Hague

5)Geneva

Ans.)1

05Jan15
Ques.:40ThePadmashreeawardeeVasantGowarikarpassedawayrecently.Hewasarenowned
1)author

2)scientist

3)politician

4)actor

5)dancer

Ans.)2

06Jan15
Ques.:41AsannouncedbytheUnionUrbanDevelopmentMinisterMVenkaiahNaiduthecountry'sfirst'smartcity'
willbesetupin
1)Mumbai

2)Pune

3)Chennai

4)Bengaluru

5)Delhi

Ans.)5

06Jan15
Ques.:42WhichofthefollowingneighboursofIndiacelebrateditsIndependenceDayonJan4?
1)SriLanka

2)China

3)Bangladesh

4)Myanmar

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

06Jan15
Ques.:43WhichofthefollowingmovieshasbecomethehighestgrossingBollywoodfilmsofarbycollectingoverRs
278cr?
1)ChennaiExpress

2)Kick

3)Dhoom3

4)PK

5)HappyNewYear

Ans.)4

06Jan15
Ques.:44WhichofthefollowingstateshasconstitutedaStateDevelopmentCouncil(SDC)forcomprehensive
developmentoftheStaterecently?
1)Odisha
3)AndhraPradesh

2)Telangana
4)Jharkhand

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

06Jan15
Ques.:45TheNationalInstituteofBankManagement(NIBM)issituatedin
1)Bengaluru
3)Lucknow
5)Jaipur

2)Pune
4)Nasik
Ans.)2

06Jan15
Ques.:46WhoamongthefollowinghaswontheChennaiOpenFIDERatingTournament(CategoryB)recently?
1)AHarshini

2)VToshali

3)MDusthageerIbrahim
5)Noneofthese

4)OTAnilkumar
Ans.)4

06Jan15
Ques.:47Whichofthefollowinggovtinitiativeshasbecomethelargestandfastestgrowinggovtinitiativeeveron
digitalplatform?
1)MakeInIndia(MII)
3)MyGov

2)CleanIndia
4)SarvaShikshaAbhiyan(SSA)

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

06Jan15
Ques.:48WhoamongthefollowingisthegovernorofKeralaatpresent?
1)PSadasivam

2)KeshariNathTripathi

3)RamNaik
5)KalyanSingh

4)ESLNarasimhan
Ans.)1

06Jan15
Ques.:49Singaporewasseparatedfromwhichofthefollowingcountriesin1965tobecomeanindependentand
sovereignstate?
1)Indonesia
3)Philippines

2)Malaysia
4)Brunei

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

06Jan15
Ques.:50TheInternationalHindiConferencewiththethemeof"ExpandingWorldofHindi:Possibilitiesand
Challenges,"wouldbeheldin_________inApr.
1)NewYork
3)Denver
5)Phoenix

2)Frankfort
4)NewJersey
Ans.)4

07Jan15
Ques.:51ThemovieTheInterviewwasatthecentreofacontroversyrecently.Themovieisassociatedwith
1)disappearanceofMalaysianjets
3)NorthKoreanleaderKimJongun

2)ChinasaggressionintheSouthChinaSea
4)UnificationofNorthandSouthKorea

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

07Jan15
Ques.:52Inabidtoencourageinvestmentindomesticmanufacturing,thegovthasallowed_____FDIunder
automaticrouteinthemedicaldevicessector.
1)26percent
3)51percent
5)100percent

2)49percent
4)74percent
Ans.)5

07Jan15
Ques.:53TheMissionIndradhanushhasbeenlaunchedbytheHealthandFamilyWelfareMinistrytovaccinate
childrenagainstsevendiseases.WhichofthefollowingisNOTamongthem?
1)Diphtheria

2)WhoopingCough

3)Tetanus
5)Noneofthese

4)Polio
Ans.)5

07Jan15
Ques.:54WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointednewtemporarychairmanofISRO?
1)ShaileshNayak
3)GMadhavanNair
5)Noneofthese

2)SubbiahArunan
4)KRadhakrishnan
Ans.)1

07Jan15
Ques.:55WhoamongthefollowingisthepresentchairmanoftheIntergovernmentalPanelonClimateChange
(IPCC)?
1)ElizabethKolbert

2)RKPachauri

3)JamesLovelock
5)AlGore

4)BillMcKibben
Ans.)2

07Jan15
Ques.:56NamethewinnerofseventheditionofIndiasnationalspellbee,theClassmateSpellBeecompetition
2014.
1)MukundChoudhary
3)MalvikaDeepak

2)VaswatiDas
4)EstherDavid

5)SaumyaMalhotra

Ans.)3

07Jan15
Ques.:57WhoamongthefollowingisthepresentChairmanoftheindustrybodyFICCI?
1)MallikaSrinivasan

2)ChitraRamkrishna

3)NainaLalKidwai
5)Noneofthese

4)JyotsnaSuri
Ans.)4

07Jan15
Ques.:58ChineseeconomyhasovertakenthatofUSinPPPterms.WhatdoesPPPmeaninthisregard?
1)PublicPrivatePartnership
3)PublicPurchasingPower

2)PrivatePurchasingPower
4)PurchasingPowerParity

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

07Jan15
Ques.:59Thegovton31DecappointedwhoamongthefollowingasthenextchairmanoftheRailwaysBoard?
1)ShaileshNayak

2)ArunendraKumar

3)AKMittal
5)PradeepKumar

4)VKGupta
Ans.)3

07Jan15
Ques.:60Whoamongthefollowinghasemergedasthe'businesspersonoftheyear'for2014accordingtoFortune
magazine?
1)LarryPage
3)VishalSikka

2)MarkZuckerberg
4)JackMa

5)TimCook

Ans.)1

08Jan15
Ques.:61WhichofthefollowingbanksinIndiahaslaunchedthecountry'sfirstcontactlessdebitandcreditcardsthat
usethenearfieldcommunication(NFC)technologyanddonotneedtobeswiped?
1)FederalBank
3)ICICIBank
5)AxisBank

2)HDFCBank
4)SBI
Ans.)3

08Jan15
Ques.:62TheIndianspaceagencyISROisallsettolaunchIRNSS1DinMarthisyear.Theagencyhasplannedto

launchhowmanysatellitesinIRNSSseriestostartIndiasownnavigationsystem?
1)Four
3)Six

2)Five
4)Seven

5)Nine

Ans.)4

08Jan15
Ques.:63Thegovthasannouncedtocontinuesubsidyonferlizers.Thegovtprovidesureatofarmersatafixed
subsidisedmaximumretailprice(MRP)of________pertonne.
1)Rs4,120
3)Rs5,360
5)Noneofthese

2)Rs4,730
4)Rs6,100
Ans.)3

08Jan15
Ques.:64DonaldRamotarwasthechiefguestatthePravasiBharatiyaDivas2015heldinGandhinagar,Gujarat
fromJan79.Heisthepresidentof
1)SouthAfrica

2)Guyana

3)Suriname
5)Fiji

4)Seychelles
Ans.)2

08Jan15
Ques.:65TerroristsattackedintheofficesofasatiricalweeklyCharlieHebdokillingatleast12peopleon7Janin
whichofthefollowingcities?
1)Paris
3)Toronto

2)Dublin
4)Sydney

5)NewYork

Ans.)1

08Jan15
Ques.:66Jan1317wasobservedas___________acrossthedistrictsinthecountry.
1)GirlChildWeek

2)WaterWeek

3)EnvironmentWeek
5)CleanIndiaWeek

4)ActagainstCorruptionWeek
Ans.)2

08Jan15
Ques.:67AsperareportbytheAsianCentreforHumanRights,thereareover3,00,000internallydisplaced
personsinwhichofthefollowingIndianstates,whichisthehighestintheworldduring2014?
1)Assam
3)UttarPradesh

2)Jammu&Kashmir
4)AndhraPradesh

5)Jharkhand

Ans.)1

08Jan15
Ques.:68NamethewinterstormimpactingtheWestAsiaregionwithwindspeedmorethan110kmphbringinga
bittercold.
1)Huda
3)Laura
5)Noneofthese

2)Dolly
4)Arthur
Ans.)1

08Jan15
Ques.:69TheRBIhassignedaninformationsharingagreementwithbankingandfinancialregulatorsFRB,OCC
andtheFDIC.Theseregulatorsbelongto
1)China

2)Japan

3)Mauritius
5)Switzerland

4)US
Ans.)4

08Jan15
Ques.:70WhoamongthefollowingisthenewTestcaptainoftheIndiancricketteamafterMSDhoniannouncedhis
retirementfromTestcricketrecently?
1)RavichandranAshwin
3)ShikharDhawan

2)RavindraJadeja
4)ViratKohli

5)SureshRaina

Ans.)4

09Jan15

Ques.:71TheIndianspaceagencyISROhadanumberofsuccessfullaunchesin2014.Whichofthefollowingis
NOToneamongthem?
1)PSLVC23

2)GSLVMkIII

3)GSAT16
5)IRNSS1D

4)IRNSS1C
Ans.)5

09Jan15
Ques.:72WhoamongthefollowinghavebeenappointedasthetwopermanentmembersofthenewlyformedNITI
Aayog?
1)ArvindPanagariyaandSindhushreeKhullar
3)ArvindPanagariyaandVKSaraswat

2)BibekDebroyandVKSaraswat
4)BibekDebroyandArvindPanagariya

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

09Jan15
Ques.:73WhoamongthefollowingisthenewDirectorGeneralofCivilAviation(DGCA)?
1)MSathiyavathy
3)ArunMishra
5)Noneofthese

2)PrabhatKumar
4)AshokLavasa
Ans.)1

09Jan15
Ques.:74ThePresidentPranabMukherjeegavehisassenttotheNationalJudicialAppointmentCommission
(NJAC)billon31Dec2014.Tillnow,whatwasthesystemtoappointjudgestotheapexcourtandthehighcourts?
1)Thegovtappointingthejudges

2)TheSCCollegiumsystem

3)ThegroupofChiefJusticesofalltheHigh
Courts
5)Noneofthese

4)ThepanelofLawMinisterofIndiaandChief
JusticeofIndia
Ans.)2

09Jan15
Ques.:75TulsiGabbardvisitedIndia,recently,ontheinvitationofPMNarendraModi.Whichofthefollowing
statementsiscorrectabouther?
1)SheisthefirstHindutoserveasamemberof
theUSCongress.

2)SheistheonlyPIOtoserveasamemberofthe
USCongress.

3)SheisthefirstAsiantoserveasamemberof
theUSCongress.
5)Noneofthese

4)SheistheonlyPIOtoserveasamemberofany
parliamentintheworld.
Ans.)1

09Jan15
Ques.:76WhoamongthefollowingCabinetMinistershavebeenappointedasExOfficiomembersoftheNITI
Aayog?
1)RadhaMohanSingh,NitinGadkari,Arun
Jaitley,RajnathSingh

2)ThawarChandGehlot,SureshPrabhu,Arun
Jaitley,RajnathSingh

3)RadhaMohanSingh,SureshPrabhu,Arun
Jaitley,RajnathSingh
5)Noneofthese

4)SmritiZubinIrani,SureshPrabhu,ArunJaitley,
RajnathSingh
Ans.)3

09Jan15
Ques.:77WhoamongthefollowingCabinetMinisterswillbespecialInviteestotheNITIAayog?
1)SureshPrabhu,SmritiZubinIrani,Thawar
ChandGehlot
3)NitinGadkari,ArunJaitley,ThawarChand
Gehlot
5)Noneofthese

2)NitinGadkari,SmritiZubinIrani,ThawarChand
Gehlot
4)NitinGadkari,SmritiZubinIrani,RajnathSingh
Ans.)2

09Jan15
Ques.:78WhichofthefollowingisthefirstdevelopmentbankinIndia?Itwasstartedin1948.
1)IndustrialFinanceCorporationofIndia(IFCI)
3)ExportImportBank(EximBank)
5)Noneofthese
09Jan15

2)IndustrialDevelopmentBankofIndia(IDBI)
4)SmallIndustriesDevelopmentBankofIndia
(SIDBI)
Ans.)1

Ques.:79IntheUnitedStates,whoamongthefollowinghasbeenreelectedandsworninastheSpeakeroftheUS
HouseofRepresentatives?
1)ThomasMassie

2)SteveKing

3)TimHuelskamp
5)JohnBoehner

4)NancyPelosi
Ans.)5

09Jan15
Ques.:80HowmanybanksareassociatedwiththeStateBankofIndia(SBI)asofnow?
1)Four
3)Six
5)Noneofthese

2)Five
4)Seven
Ans.)2

10Jan15
Ques.:81WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedtheCEOofthenewlyformedNITIAayog?
1)ArvindPanagariya
3)VKSaraswat

2)SindhushreeKhullar
4)BibekDebroy

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

10Jan15
Ques.:82ThegovtofIndiainitiativePrakashPathisassociatedwithwhichofthefollowing?
1)SettinguplighthousesintheArabianSea
3)LEDbulbdistribution
5)Noneofthese

2)Settingupsolarlightsacrossthenational
highways
4)CFLbulbdistribution
Ans.)3

10Jan15
Ques.:83Whichofthefollowingstatesisallsettobethefirststatetobefullycoveredbybroadbandconnectivity
underthenationalopticalfibrenetwork(NOFN)project?
1)Kerala

2)Karnataka

3)TamilNadu
5)Gujarat

4)Goa
Ans.)1

10Jan15
Ques.:84WhoamongthefollowinghasbeensworninasthenewPresidentofSriLanka?
1)RanilWickremasinghe
3)MahindaRajapaksa

2)ChandrikaKumaratunga
4)MaithripalaSirisena

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

10Jan15
Ques.:85Twosuspectedmilitantsslaughtered12peopleattheofficeofwhichofthefollwongFrenchmagazineson
7Jan?
1)LeNainJaune

2)HaraKiri

3)LeCharivari
5)LeRire

4)CharlieHebdo
Ans.)4

10Jan15
Ques.:86Asmuchas15NRIswereawardedwiththePravasiBhartiyaSammanontheconcludingdayofthe13th
PBDinGandhinagar.WhoamongthefollowingwasNOToneamongthem?
1)RajaramSanjaya
3)DonaldRabindernauthRamaotar

2)MalaMehta
4)SatyanarayanNadella

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)5

10Jan15
Ques.:87ThegovtislookingtostartafreshprocessofinvitingbidsforUMPPsinthecountry.ThetermUMPP
standsfor
1)UltraMiniPowerProject
3)UltraModernPowerProject
5)Noneofthese

2)UltraMegaPowerProject
4)UltraModifiedPowerProject
Ans.)2

10Jan15
Ques.:88IndiasnewestairlineVistarastarteditsflighton9Jan.Whichofthefollowingleadingbusinesshousesof

IndiahaslaunchedtheairlinewiththeSingaporeAirlines?
1)Reliance

2)Tata

3)AdityaBirlaGroup
5)Essel

4)Essar
Ans.)2

10Jan15
Ques.:89WhichoffollowingteamshasretainedtheiconicRelianceICCTestChampionshipmacerecently?
1)Pakistan
3)SouthAfrica

2)England
4)SriLanka

5)NewZealand

Ans.)3

10Jan15
Ques.:90WhichofthefollowingisimposedinthestateofJammu&Kashmirwhenconstitutionalmachineryfails
there?
1)Caretakinggovt
3)PresidentsRule
5)Noneofthese

2)Governorsrule
4)ExecutiveRule
Ans.)2

12Jan15
Ques.:91PheeTeikYeohisthepresentCEOofwhichofthefollowingairlinesoperatinginIndiaasofnow?
1)Vistara
3)Spicejet

2)AirAsiaIndia
4)JetAirways

5)IndiGo

Ans.)1

12Jan15
Ques.:92WhoamongthefollowingisthecurrentDirectorGeneraloftheWTO?
1)JacquesDelors
3)RobertoAzevedo
5)ChristineLagarde

2)PascalLamy
4)JanetYellen
Ans.)3

12Jan15
Ques.:93AzizQureshihasbeensworninasthenewGovernorofwhichofthefollowingstates?
1)Uttarakhand
3)Mizoram
5)Tripura

2)Odisha
4)Manipur
Ans.)3

12Jan15
Ques.:94AspertheWorldBankpresidentJimYongKim,theWorldBankhasseta__________targettoachieve
thegoaloferadicatingextremepoverty.
1)2020
3)2026
5)Noneofthese

2)2024
4)2030
Ans.)4

12Jan15
Ques.:95AfterthesuccessofLCATejasfighterplane,Indiaplanstodevelopitsownfifthgenerationfighterplane.
Tilldatewhichofthefollowingistheonlyfullyoperationalfifthgenerationfighterplaneintheworld?
1)F/A22Raptor
3)Sukhoi30MKI
5)F/ASuperHornet

2)Gripen
4)EurofighterTyphon
Ans.)1

12Jan15
Ques.:96Whoamongthefollowinghasjoinedanelitegroupofcricketersbecomingonlythefifthtomake12,000
runsinhiscareer?
1)RohitSharma

2)MahendraSinghDhoni

3)ViratKohli
5)KumarSangakkara

4)AngeloMathews
Ans.)5

12Jan15
Ques.:97WhoamongthefollowinghaswontheBrisbaneInternational2015tennistournament?
1)MilosRaonic

2)RogerFederer

3)AndyMurray
5)Noneofthese

4)NovakDjokovic
Ans.)2

12Jan15
Ques.:98WhoamongthefollowingisthenewPrimeMinisterofSriLanka?
1)RanilWickremasinghe
3)MahindaRajapaksa
5)Noneofthese

2)ChandrikaKumaratunga
4)MaithripalaSirisena
Ans.)1

12Jan15
Ques.:99PMNarendraModion8JaninauguratedthestateoftheartDandiKutir,amuseumonthelifeandworks
ofMahatmaGandhiin
1)Gandhinagar

2)Kolkata

3)Mumbai
5)Noneofthese

4)Guwahati
Ans.)1

12Jan15
Ques.:100NamethepersonwhowonthemenssinglestitleoftheChennaiOpenon11Jan.
1)LeanderPaes
3)AljazBedene
5)KeiNishikori

2)MaheshBhupathi
4)StanislasWawrinka
Ans.)4

13Jan15
Ques.:101VasantGowarikarpassedawayrecently.Hewasaneminent
1)musician
3)zoologist
5)Noneofthese

2)author
4)spacescientist
Ans.)4

13Jan15
Ques.:1024,000yearoldhousewithrarecluetoHarappanhabitationwasfoundbytheArchaeologicalSurveyof
India(ASI)atChandyanvillageinwhichofthefollowinglocationsrecently?
1)Baghpat,UP
3)Ajmer,Rajasthan
5)Noneofthese

2)Rajkot,Gujarat
4)EastChamparan,Bihar
Ans.)1

13Jan15
Ques.:103Namethecommittee,formedtosuggestwaysandmeanstoraisetherevenueofIndianRailways,which
submitteditsreporton30Dec.
1)BibekDebroyCommittee
3)ESreedharanCommittee
5)Noneofthese

2)DKMittalCommittee
4)ArvindPanagariyaCommittee
Ans.)2

13Jan15
Ques.:104Themeteorologicalsatellite,FengyunII08,wassuccessfullylaunchedbywhichofthefollowing
countrieson31Dec?
1)Japan

2)SouthKorea

3)NorthKorea
5)Malaysia

4)China
Ans.)4

13Jan15
Ques.:105TheworldsfirstmangrovezooiscomingupinwhichofthefollowingstatesofIndia?
1)Assam
3)WestBengal
5)Jharkhand

2)Odisha
4)Tripura
Ans.)3

13Jan15
Ques.:106The24yearoldKeiPerenna,whohasbecometheworldsyoungestbillionaire,replacingFacebookco
founderDustinMoskovitz,belongsto
1)Japan

2)SouthKorea

3)Singapore
5)Malaysia

4)China
Ans.)4

13Jan15
Ques.:107TheCentreon12DecappointedwhoamongthefollowingasthechairmanofIndianSpaceResearch
Organisation(ISRO)?
1)MYSPrasad
3)SubbiahArunan

2)ShaileshNayak
4)ASKiranKumar

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

13Jan15
Ques.:108IndiaisnegotiatingtheUSD6bnsurfacetoairmissilesystemsproject,Maitri,withwhichofthefollowing
countries?
1)US
3)Germany
5)France

2)Russia
4)Japan
Ans.)5

13Jan15
Ques.:109WhichofthefollowingstategovtshasdecidedtoimplementaPotatoMissionfromfiscal201516to
makethestateselfsufficientinpotatoproductionandstorageoveraperiodofthreeyears?
1)UttarPradesh
3)Bihar
5)WestBengal

2)Odisha
4)Haryana
Ans.)2

13Jan15
Ques.:110Whichofthefollowingistheonlycountrytoproducethehealthrichpurpleteaasofnow?
1)Kenya

2)SriLanka

3)China
5)Noneofthese

4)India
Ans.)1

14Jan15
Ques.:111Thegovton13JanremovedAvinashChanderasthechiefofwhichofthefollowingorganisations15
monthsbeforehiscontractwastoend?
1)ISRO

2)DRDO

3)OFB
5)Noneofthese

4)HAL
Ans.)2

14Jan15
Ques.:112Whichofthefollowingcentralbankshasreceivedthecentralbankoftheyearawardinstitutedby
Londonbasedwebsite,centralbanking.comrecently?
1)ReserveBankofIndia(RBI)
3)FederalReserve

2)ReserveBankofNewZealand(RBNZ)
4)BankofJapan(BOJ)

5)EuropeanCentralBank(ECB)

Ans.)2

14Jan15
Ques.:113AtthebiennialVibrantGujaratSummitinGandhinagar,corporatesfromIndiaandabroadpledgedto
investanastonishing___________andsigned21,000MoUs.
1)Rs10lakhcr
3)Rs17lakhcr
5)Noneofthese

2)Rs12lakhcr
4)Rs25lakhcr
Ans.)4

14Jan15
Ques.:114Whoamongthefollowinggovernorsofcentralbankhasreceivedthegovernoroftheyearaward
institutedbyLondonbasedwebsite,centralbanking.comrecently?
1)HaruhikoKuroda
3)GraemeWheeler
5)Noneofthese

2)JanetYellen
4)RaghuramRajan
Ans.)4

14Jan15
Ques.:115TheglobaldefenceandaerospacecompanyBAESystemshasappointedwhoamongthefollowingasa
nonexecutiveDirectorandChairmanofitsIndiansubsidiary?
1)NainaLalKidwai
3)UdayKotak

2)KVKamath
4)AdityaPuri

5)DeepakParekh

Ans.)5

14Jan15
Ques.:116TheNationalYouthDayiscelebratedinIndiaeveryyearonthebirthanniversaryofSwamiVivekananda
whichfallson
1)1Jan
3)6Jan
5)12Jan

2)3Jan
4)9Jan
Ans.)5

14Jan15
Ques.:117TheRailwayMinisterSureshPrabhuon13Janflaggedoffcountrysfirstcompressednaturalgas(CNG)
poweredtrainfrom
1)Rewari,Haryana

2)Thane,Maharashtra

3)Agra,UttarPradesh
5)Noneofthese

4)Porbandar,Gujarat
Ans.)1

14Jan15
Ques.:118Whichofthefollowingteamshasrecordedthehighestsuccessfulrunchase(231)inT20history?
1)Pakistan
3)SouthAfrica
5)Noneofthese

2)WestIndies
4)Australia
Ans.)2

14Jan15
Ques.:119WhichofthefollowingteamshaswontheFederationCupfootballtitlerecently?
1)DempoSportsClub
3)BengaluruFC
5)FCGoa

2)MohammedanSC
4)KeralaBlastersFC
Ans.)3

14Jan15
Ques.:120Whoamongthefollowingtennisplayersrecorded1000thwininthemen'sprofessionalcircuitwinning
themenssinglestitleoftheBrisbaneInternationalrecently?
1)RogerFederer
3)DavidFerrer
5)NovakDjokovic

2)StanWawrinka
4)RafaelNadal
Ans.)1

15Jan15
Ques.:121BokoHarammilitantskilledover2thousandciviliansandburneddownhomesintheBagatownofwhich
ofthefollowingcountriesrecently?
1)Cameroon
3)Nigeria
5)BurkinaFaso

2)CentralAfricanRepublic
4)Ghana
Ans.)3

15Jan15
Ques.:122WhoamongthefollowingisthefirstIndiancricketerevertomakethreeTestcenturiesinhisfirstthree
inningsascaptain?
1)MahendraSinghDhoni

2)ViratKohli

3)SouravGanguly
5)VirenderSehwag

4)RahulDravid
Ans.)2

15Jan15
Ques.:123Whichofthefollowingisthefirstnewantibiotictobediscoveredinnearly30years?Ithasbeenhailedas
aparadigmshiftinthefightagainstthegrowingresistancetodrugs.
1)Dalbavancin
3)Bedaquiline

2)Tedizolid
4)Teixobactin

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

15Jan15
Ques.:124WhoamongthefollowinghaswonthemenssinglestitleoftheQatarOpentennistournamentinDoha
recently?
1)RafaelNadal

2)NovakDjokovic

3)IvoKarlovic

4)TomasBerdych

5)DavidFerrer

Ans.)5

15Jan15
Ques.:125Whatisthenameofthemascotforthe35thNationalGamestobehostedbyKeralainFeb2015?
1)Ammu

2)Karak

3)Shera
5)Noneofthese

4)Appu
Ans.)1

15Jan15
Ques.:126AccordingtothelatestsurveyreportbyLabourBureau,theunemploymentrateinIndiahasbeenwhat
percentin201314?
1)4.1percent
3)4.9percent

2)4.7percent
4)5.5percent

5)5.7percent

Ans.)3

15Jan15
Ques.:127TheUNGeneralAssemblyadoptedaresolutionurgingwhichofthefollowingcountriestogrant
citizenshiptoitsRohingyaMuslimminorityandgrantthemequalaccesstoservicesrecently?
1)SriLanka
3)Thailand

2)Myanmar
4)Philippines

5)Singapore

Ans.)2

15Jan15
Ques.:128IndiahasannouncedtoprovideUSD60mnLineofCreditLoCtowhichofthefollowingcountriesforits
roadinfrastructureprojects?
1)Suriname

2)Venezuela

3)Nicaragua
5)Ecuador

4)Guyana
Ans.)4

15Jan15
Ques.:129ModiboKeitaisthenewPrimeMinisterofwhichofthefollowingAfricancountries?
1)Mali
3)Ghana
5)Noneofthese

2)Mauritania
4)Algeria
Ans.)1

15Jan15
Ques.:130Thenationalopticalfibrenetwork(NOFN)projectaimstoconnect2.5lakhgrampanchayatsacrossthe
nationby
1)Dec2015

2)Dec2016

3)Jan2017
5)Noneofthese

4)Jan2018
Ans.)2

16Jan15
Ques.:131PresidentGiorgioNapolitanoannouncedtostepdowninwhichofthefollowingcountriesrecently?
1)France
3)Italy
5)Noneofthese

2)Spain
4)Sweden
Ans.)3

16Jan15
Ques.:132WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenselectedfortheprestigiousVyasSammanfortheyear2014?Hewill
beawardedforhisresearchwork'PremchandKeeKahaniyoKaaKaalkramanusarAdhyayan'.
1)AshokVajpeyi
3)KunwarNarayan
5)Noneofthese

2)KamalKishoreGoyanka
4)KedarnathSingh
Ans.)2

16Jan15
Ques.:133TheUrukacelebrations,apostharvestfestival,wereheldinwhichofthefollowingstatesrecently?
1)Assam
3)Kerala
5)TamilNadu

2)WestBengal
4)Karnataka
Ans.)1

16Jan15
Ques.:134TheNationalGreenTribunalhasannouncedthatdumpingconstructiondebrisintotheYamunariverwill
attractafineofRs50,000whilethrowingwasteintheYamunariverwillattractaspotfineof
1)Rs500
3)Rs2,000
5)Rs10,000

2)Rs1,000
4)Rs5,000
Ans.)4

16Jan15
Ques.:135Whichofthefollowingmovieshasbaggedawardsinthreecategories,includingbestdrama,andbest
director,atthe72ndGoldenGlobesawardsinLosAngeles?
1)BigEyes

2)StillAlice

3)TheTheoryofEverything
5)TheGrandBudapestHotel

4)Boyhood
Ans.)4

16Jan15
Ques.:136WhoamongthefollowinghasclinchedtheFIFAworldfootballeroftheyearaward,popularlycalled
Ballond'Orawardinfootball?
1)JamesRodriguez
3)CristianoRonaldo

2)ManuelNeuer
4)LionelMessi

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

16Jan15
Ques.:137TheReserveBankoftheIndia(RBI)revisedtheReporateon15Jan.WhatisthenewReporate?
1)8percent
3)7.5percent

2)7.75percent
4)7percent

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

16Jan15
Ques.:138Hundredsofthousandsofpeoplemarchedagainstterrorisminoneofthelargestprotestsledbyworld
leadersinwhichofthefollowingcitiesrecently?
1)Berlin
3)Toronto
5)Noneofthese

2)NewYork
4)Paris
Ans.)4

16Jan15
Ques.:139India'sfirstHispeedRuralBroadbandNetwork(NationalOpticalFibreNetwork)connectingtheremotest
Idukkidistrictof_________,wascommissionedrecently.
1)Kerala
3)Gujarat
5)TamilNadu

2)Maharashtra
4)Goa
Ans.)1

16Jan15
Ques.:140WhatisthenewReverseReporateaftertheRBIrevisedtherateon15Jan?
1)7percent
3)6.5percent
5)6percent

2)6.75percent
4)6.25percent
Ans.)2

17Jan15
Ques.:141WhichofthefollowingspaceprogrammesofIndiahaswonthe2015SpacePioneerAwardinthe
scienceandengineeringcategoryfromtheUSbasedNationalSpaceSociety(NSS)?
1)MarsOrbiterMission
3)GSLVMKIII
5)GSAT16

2)IRNSS
4)PSLVC23
Ans.)1

17Jan15
Ques.:142WhoamongthefollowinghaswonthewomenssinglestitleoftheBrisbaneInternationaltennis
tournament?
1)SerenaWilliams
3)MariaSharapova

2)CarolineWozniacki
4)VenusWilliams

5)AnaIvanovic

Ans.)3

17Jan15
Ques.:143TheCabinetCommitteeonEconomicAffairs(CCEA)on16Janapprovedthefairandremunerativeprice
(FRP)forsugarcaneat_______perquintalforthe201516season(OctSep).
1)Rs210
3)Rs250

2)Rs230
4)Rs280

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

17Jan15
Ques.:144WhichofthefollowingisNOTamembercountryoftheBRICSgrouping?
1)Bangladesh
3)China
5)Noneofthese

2)Russia
4)SouthAfrica
Ans.)1

17Jan15
Ques.:145Thecashreserveratio(CRR)hasbeenkeptat4percentofNDTLatpresent.Here,whatdoestheterm
NDTLstandsfor?
1)NewDemandandTimeLiabilities
3)NetDifferedandTimeLiabilities
5)Noneofthese

2)NetDemandandTimeLiabilities
4)NewDemandandTransactionLiabilities
Ans.)2

17Jan15
Ques.:146WhatisthecurrencyofSwitzerland?
1)Swissfranc
3)Swisskrone

2)Swissringgit
4)Swisskrona

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

17Jan15
Ques.:147WhoamongthefollowingisthenewChiefElectionCommissionerofIndia?
1)VSSampath

2)HariShankarBrahma

3)ShashiKantSharma
5)SyedNasimAhmadZaidi

4)SYQuraishi
Ans.)2

17Jan15
Ques.:148TheMicrosoftCorporationhasannouncedtosuspendsupportforwhichofthefollowingoperating
systemsrecently?Thecompanywillcontinuetopatchsecurityvulnerabilitiesuntil2020.
1)WindowsVista
3)Windows8

2)Windows7
4)WindowsXP

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

17Jan15
Ques.:149NametheIndianswimmerwhoon14Jansetaworldrecordbyswimming1.4milesin52minutesinone
degreetemperatureintheAntarcticOcean.The24yearoldisnowthefirstAsiangirlandyoungestintheworldto
haveachievedthisfeat.
1)PoojaRaghavaAlva
3)AditiDhumatkar
5)Noneofthese

2)MalavikaVishwanath
4)BhaktiSharma
Ans.)4

17Jan15
Ques.:150LeelaSamsonresignedaschairpersonofwhichofthefollowinginstitutionsrecently?
1)FilmCertificationAppellateTribunal(FCAT)
3)TelecomRegulatoryAuthorityofIndia(TRAI)
5)Noneofthese

2)CentralBoardofFilmCertification(CBFC)
4)InsuranceRegulatoryandDevelopment
Authority(IRDA)
Ans.)2

18Jan15
Ques.:151WhichofthefollowingisNOTaprioritysectorasstipulatedbytheRBIwithrespecttolendingbythe
banks?
1)Agriculture
3)Education

2)Automobiles
4)Housing

5)ExportCredit

Ans.)2

18Jan15
Ques.:152AnindividualhavingaBasicSavingsBankDepositAccountwithabankcannothavewhichofthe
followingaccountsinthatbank?
1)RecurringDeposit
3)Savings
5)Noneofthese

2)Term/FixedDeposit
4)Loan
Ans.)3

18Jan15
Ques.:153Abanknotewhichhasbecomedirtyduetousageandincludesatwopiecenotepastedtogetherwherein
boththepiecespresentedbelongtothesamenote,andformtheentirenote,istermedas
1)soiledbanknote
3)imperfectbanknote
5)Noneofthese

2)mutilatedbanknote
4)counterfeitbanknote
Ans.)1

18Jan15
Ques.:154Theschemeofreversemortgageisintroducedforthebenefitofpeopleowningahousebuthaving
inadequateincometomeettheirneeds.Ahomeownerabovewhatageiseligibleforareversemortgageloan?
1)25years
3)50years
5)Noneofthese

2)40years
4)60years
Ans.)4

18Jan15
Ques.:155TheKYCnormsstipulatedbytheRBIareNOTapplicableincaseofissuanceofwhichofthefollowing?
1)CreditCards
3)Addon/supplementarycards
5)Noneofthese

2)DebitCards
4)Alltheabove
Ans.)5

18Jan15
Ques.:156WhichofthefollowingisNOTaconditiontobefulfilledbyacorporatetobeeligibletoissueCP?
1)Thetangiblenetworthofthecompany,asper
thelatestauditedbalancesheet,isnotlessthan
Rs4cr.
3)Theborrowalaccountofthecompanyis
classifiedasaStandardAssetbythefinancing
bank.
5)Only2)and3)

2)Companyhasbeensanctionedworkingcapital
limitbybank.
4)Noneoftheabove
Ans.)4

18Jan15
Ques.:157Aspartofthefinancialsectorliberalisation,allcreditrelatedmattersofbanksincludingchargingof
interesthavebeenderegulatedbytheRBIandarenowgovernedby
1)thegovtpolicies
3)thepoliciesoftheWorldBank

2)internationalpractices
4)thebanksownlendingpolicies

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

18Jan15
Ques.:158Loanstoindividualsforeducationalpurposesincludingvocationalcoursesupto______forstudiesin
Indiaand______forstudiesabroadareincludedunderprioritysectorlendingbybanks.
1)Rs5lakh,Rs10lakh
3)Rs10lakh,Rs20lakh
5)Rs15lakh,Rs25lakh

2)Rs7lakh,Rs15lakh
4)Rs12lakh,Rs22lakh
Ans.)3

18Jan15
Ques.:159IfanindividualhasaBasicSavingsBankDepositAccountopenedonthebasisofsimplifiedKYC
norms,theaccountwouldadditionallybetreatedaswhichofthefollowing?
1)BSBDANofrillsAccount
3)BSBDALimitedAccount
5)Noneofthese
18Jan15

2)BSBDASmallAccount
4)BSBDARegularAccount
Ans.)2

Ques.:160WeoftenreadaboutARCsinfinancialnewspapers.WhatdoesthetermARCstandsfor?
1)AssetReconstructionCompany

2)AssetRecapitalisationCompany

3)AssetReinsuranceCompany
5)Noneofthese

4)AssetRecoveryCompany
Ans.)1

19Jan15
Ques.:161TheArmyDayiscelebratedinIndiaeveryyearon
1)7Jan

2)9Jan

3)15Jan
5)Noneofthese

4)27Jan
Ans.)3

19Jan15
Ques.:162OtaramDevasiistheministerinchargeofcowaffairs,afirstinthecountry,in
1)Gujarat
3)Rajasthan
5)Jharkhand

2)Haryana
4)MadhyaPradesh
Ans.)3

19Jan15
Ques.:163WhatisthenameoftheUNmissionintroducedtocombatEboladisease?
1)UNMEER
3)UNMCED
5)Noneofthese

2)UNMETE
4)UNMDEO
Ans.)1

19Jan15
Ques.:164TheUnionMinisterforAgricultureRadhaMohanSinghdedicatedBiosafetylaboratory(BSL)to
strengthenlivestockdiseasemonitoringinwhichofthefollowingsouthIndiancitiesrecently?
1)Bengaluru
3)Hyderabad
5)Noneofthese

2)Chennai
4)Thiruvananthapuram
Ans.)1

19Jan15
Ques.:165Whichofthefollowingcountriesintheworldleadsintermsofpercentageofskilledpeopleamongthe
totalworkforce?
1)SouthKorea

2)Japan

3)Germany
5)France

4)UK
Ans.)1

19Jan15
Ques.:166AsrevealedbytheMoSforSkillDevelopmentandEntrepreneurshipRajivPratapRudy,recently,what
percentofthetotalworkforceinIndiaareskilledworkersasofnow?
1)twopercent

2)fourpercent

3)fivepercent
5)Noneofthese

4)eightpercent
Ans.)1

19Jan15
Ques.:167Thewomenssinglestitledofthe2015SydneyInternationalwasbaggedby
1)KarolinaPliskova
3)AnaIvanovic
5)SaniaMirza

2)PetraKvitova
4)MariaSharapova
Ans.)2

19Jan15
Ques.:168ThenationalfestivalMaatiKeRangwasheldforthefirsttimeintheNorthEastregionfrom1317Jan.
Thevenueofthefestivalwas
1)Dimapur,Nagaland

2)Agartala,Tripura

3)Mizoram,Aizawl
5)Noneofthese

4)Dispur,Assam
Ans.)1

19Jan15
Ques.:169ThewinneroftheSahityaAkademiAwardforSanskrit,2014forhisworkKanakalochanahais

1)RadhakantThakur
3)PrabhuNathDwivedi
5)MithilaPrasadTripathi

2)RamjiThakur
4)HarekrishnaSatapathy
Ans.)3

19Jan15
Ques.:170TheSocialMediaPersonoftheYearawardbytheInternetandMobileAssociationofIndia(IAMAI)has
beengivento
1)Rajinikanth
3)AamirKhan
5)AmitabhBachchan

2)SalmanKhan
4)ShahRukhKhan
Ans.)5

20Jan15
Ques.:171WhoamongthefollowingIndianAmericanshasbeenconferredwithMartinLutherKingAwardintheUS,
recently?
1)ShantanuNarayen

2)FrankIslam

3)SundarPichai
5)NikeshArora

4)IndraNooyi
Ans.)2

20Jan15
Ques.:172ThePMNarendraModihasselectedwhoamongthefollowingasthefaceandfacilitatorofhispet
educationprojectTeachinIndia?
1)KannanSoundararajan
3)SubhashKhot

2)AkshayVenkatesh
4)ManjulBhargava

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

20Jan15
Ques.:173TheAsianGamesmedalistOPJaishabrokethe19yearoldnationalrecordinMumbairecently.Heisa
1)runner

2)triplejumper

3)discusthrowplayer
5)Noneofthese

4)swimmer
Ans.)1

20Jan15
Ques.:174NamethebatsmanwhohitthefastestcenturyinonedayinternationalsplayingagainsttheWestIndies
recently.
1)HashimAmla
3)CoreyAnderson

2)RohitSharma
4)ABdeVilliers

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

20Jan15
Ques.:175UnderwhichofthefollowingArticlesoftheIndianConstitution,thePresidentofIndianotifiesajoint
sittingoftheParliament?
1)Article108
3)Article81
5)Article356

2)Article80
4)Article395
Ans.)1

20Jan15
Ques.:176SriLankasnewforeignministerMangalaSamaraweeravisitedwhichofthefollowingcountries,recently,
onhisfirstvisitabroad?
1)China
3)US
5)Bangladesh

2)Pakistan
4)India
Ans.)4

20Jan15
Ques.:177WhichofthefollowingdairyproductsgiantsinIndiaisplanningtoinvestRs5,000crinthenextfiscalin
ordertoachievetherevenuetargetofRs50,000crby2020?
1)Nestle
3)OMFED
5)MotherDairy
20Jan15

2)Amul
4)AAVIN
Ans.)2

Ques.:178NametheauthorofthenovelMadhorubhagan,whocameunderattackdifferentsectionsofthesociety
forthenovelandnowhasannouncedtogiveupwritingaltogether.
1)MelanmaiPonnusamy
3)DSelvaraj

2)PerumalMurugan
4)JoeDCruz

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

20Jan15
Ques.:179Thepresentregimeofwhichofthefollowingcountrieshasinitiatedtheimpeachmentoftheoustedprime
ministerYingluckShinawatra?
1)Philippines
3)Singapore
5)Noneofthese

2)Thailand
4)Myanmar
Ans.)2

20Jan15
Ques.:180WhatisfullformofASBA,atermusedinconnectionofstockmarket?
1)ApplicationSupportedByBaseAmount
3)ApplicationSupportedByBlockedAmount

2)ApplicationSupportedByBasketAmount
4)ApplicationSupportedByBorrowedAmount

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

21Jan15
Ques.:181Aspartofthetourismpromotioninitiatives,theFlamingofestivalwasheldfromJan911atthePulicat
lakeinwhichofthefollowingstates?
1)AndhraPradesh
3)Odisha
5)Nagaland

2)Karnataka
4)Kerala
Ans.)1

21Jan15
Ques.:182ThecentralgovthasclearedDamangangaPinjalinterstateriverlinkproject.Thisprojectinvolveswhich
twostates?
1)Maharashtra,Gujarat
3)Gujarat,MadhyaPradesh
5)Noneofthese

2)Maharashtra,MadhyaPradesh
4)Gujarat,Rajasthan
Ans.)1

21Jan15
Ques.:183ThePopularResistancemilitia,whichisaprogovtmilitia,isactivein
1)Pakistan
3)Egypt
5)Nigeria

2)Syria
4)Malaysia
Ans.)2

21Jan15
Ques.:184WhichofthefollowingpairswonthemensdoublestitleoftheApiaSydneyInternationalrecently?
1)LeanderPaesandRohanBopanna
3)RohanBopannaandDanielNestor

2)LeanderPaesandRavenKlaasen
4)RavenKlaasenandDanielNestor

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

21Jan15
Ques.:185TheDefenceMinisterManoharParrikarhandedoverfirstindigenouslybuiltTejasfighteraircrafttothe
AirForceon17Jan.TheentireLCAprojectincludingthefinalinductionintheAirForceandNavy,isestimatedtocost
over
1)Rs8,000cr
3)Rs30,000cr
5)Rs80,000cr

2)Rs15,000cr
4)Rs60,000cr
Ans.)3

21Jan15
Ques.:186HaraPatnaik,whodiedrecently,wasapopularactordirectorofthe________cinema.
1)Bengali

2)Assamese

3)Odia
5)Noneofthese

4)Tamil
Ans.)3

21Jan15

Ques.:187NareshGoyalpledgeshisentire51percentstaketoPunjabNationalBank(PNB)wasthenews
publishedinfinancialnewspapersrecently.Heisthepromoterof
1)Spicejet
3)Vistara
5)GoAir

2)JetAirways
4)Indigo
Ans.)2

21Jan15
Ques.:188NepalhasnamedwhoamongthefollowingasitsnewenvoytoIndia?
1)DeepKumarUpadhyay
3)DurgeshManSingh
5)Noneofthese

2)BhekBahadurThapa
4)RukmaShumsherRana
Ans.)1

21Jan15
Ques.:189The45thannualsummitoftheWorldEconomicForum(WEF)startedon20Janin
1)Manila
3)Davos
5)Noneofthese

2)BuenosAires
4)Santiago
Ans.)3

21Jan15
Ques.:190WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedthenewchiefoftheCentralBoardofFilmCertification
(CBFC)?
1)AshokPandit
3)DavidDhawan
5)Noneofthese

2)ChandraPrakashDwivedi
4)PahlajNihalani
Ans.)4

22Jan15
Ques.:191WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedasthenewchairmanofAirportsAuthorityofIndia(AAI)?
1)KiranKumarAlurSeelin
3)MSathiyavathy
5)Noneofthese

2)DeepakParekh
4)RKSrivastava
Ans.)4

22Jan15
Ques.:192SutirthaBhattacharyahastakenoverasthefulltimeChairmanandManagingDirectorofwhichofthe
followingPSUs?
1)CoalIndia
3)BHEL
5)Noneofthese

2)IndianOil
4)ONGC
Ans.)1

22Jan15
Ques.:193GurmeetSingh,whowasarrestedbytheThailandpolice,istheallegedkillerinvolvedinthe
assassinationof
1)IndiraGandhi
3)BeantSingh
5)Noneofthese

2)LalitNarayanMishra
4)RajivGandhi
Ans.)3

22Jan15
Ques.:194SergeiShoygu,whovisitedNewDelhion20Janonathreedayvisit,isthepresentdefenceministerof
1)Kyrgyzstan
3)Kazakhstan
5)Noneofthese

2)Russia
4)Belarus
Ans.)2

22Jan15
Ques.:195SouthAfricanbatsmanABdeVilliershitthefastestcenturyinonedayinternationalstilldaterecently.He
scoredhiscenturyinjust
1)28balls
3)37balls
5)45balls

2)31balls
4)44balls
Ans.)2

22Jan15
Ques.:196LeanderPaeswithhisnewpartnerRavenKlaasenwonmensdoublestitleofwhichofthefollowing
tennistournamentsrecently?

1)ApiaSydneyInternational

2)HeinekenOpen

3)ChennaiOpen
5)Noneofthese

4)AustraliaOpen
Ans.)2

22Jan15
Ques.:197TheReserveBankofIndia(RBI)on19Janaskedbankstonotifythebaserateatleastonceinevery
threemonths.Baserateisalsoknownas
1)theminimumlendingrate
3)theRBIlendingrate

2)themaximumlendingrate
4)theteaserlendingrate

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

22Jan15
Ques.:198WhatisthecurrencyofEgypt?
1)Euro
3)Egyptiandollar
5)Noneofthese

2)Egyptianfranc
4)Egyptianpound
Ans.)4

22Jan15
Ques.:199IndianwindturbinemakerSuzlonEnergy,ledbyTulsiTanti,hasagreedtosellitsSenvionSEunitto
CenterbridgePartnersforUSD1.16bn.Thisunitisbasedin
1)France
3)UK
5)Japan

2)Germany
4)US
Ans.)2

22Jan15
Ques.:200TheReserveBankofIndiahasissuedfinalguidelinesregardingallowingbankstosellinsurance
products.WhichofthefollowingisNOTcorrectinthisregard?
1)Bankscanactasbrokersforinsurersorsetup
theirownsubsidiaries.

2)Bankscanactascorporateagentswithout
seekingpriorapprovalfromtheRBI.
4)Banksareallowedtosellinsurancepoliciesof
3)BankswillhavetocomplywithIRDAguidelines.
differentinsurancecompanies.
5)Noneofthese

Ans.)5

23Jan15
Ques.:201NametheauthorwithIndianrootswhohaswonDSCPrizeforLiterature,oneofSouthAsia'stopliterary
awardsforherbookTheLowland.
1)AnitaDesai
3)JhumpaLahiri
5)Noneofthese

2)ArundhatiRoy
4)KiranDesai
Ans.)3

23Jan15
Ques.:202Chinaisplanningtobuilda7000kmlonghighspeedrailwayline,costingUSD250bn,toconnect
Beijingwithwhichofthefollowingcapitalcities?
1)Dhaka
3)Kathmandu
5)Noneofthese

2)Naypyidaw
4)Moscow
Ans.)4

23Jan15
Ques.:203ThePMNarendraModion22JanlaunchedadepositschemeforgirlchildnamedSukanyaSamridhi
Yojna,aspartoftheBetiBachaoBetiPadhaocampaignfrom_______,whichisamongstthelowestchildsexratios
inthecountry.
1)Panipat,Haryana
3)Kanpur,UttarPradesh

2)Amritsar,Punjab
4)Nasik,Maharashtra

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

23Jan15
Ques.:204ThegovthaslaunchedHRIDAYprojectwhichisaimedat
1)RejuvenatingrichculturalheritageofIndia
3)Welfareofhandicapped
5)Noneofthese
23Jan15

2)Establishingoldagehomes
4)Savinggirlchild
Ans.)1

Ques.:205Forthefirsttime,AWACSarelikelytobedeployedinNewDelhontheRepublicDayforvigil.Itisa/an
1)UnmannedAerialVehicle

2)AirborneWarningSystem

3)USfighterjet
5)Noneofthese

4)Antiaircraftgun
Ans.)2

23Jan15
Ques.:206SunilSoodhastakenoverasthenewMD&CEOofwhichofthefollowingtelecomfirmsoperatingin
India?
1)BhartiAirtel

2)Idea

3)RelianceCommunications
5)Noneofthese

4)Vodafone
Ans.)4

23Jan15
Ques.:207TheInternationalMonetaryFund(IMF)on20JansaidIndiaisexpectedtogrowat_______in2016,
crossingChina'sprojectedgrowthratebythen.
1)5.3percent
3)6.5percent

2)5.8percent
4)7.8percent

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

23Jan15
Ques.:208TheEuropeanCentralBank(ECB)on22Janlaunchedagovtbondbuyingprogramme.Whoamongthe
followingisthepresentPresidentofECB?
1)MarioDraghi
3)JeanClaudeTrichet
5)Noneofthese

2)BenBernanke
4)MarioMonti
Ans.)1

23Jan15
Ques.:209ThePakistangovtforthefirsttimeofficiallyannouncedon22Jantohavefrozenallassetsandaccounts
ofJamaatudDawa(JuD).Thisterroristorganisationbelongsto
1)MasoodAzhar
3)HafizMuhammadSaeed
5)Noneofthese

2)DawoodIbrahim
4)YasinMalik
Ans.)3

23Jan15
Ques.:210TheUnionGovthasextendedtheArmedForces(SpecialPowers)Act,1958foranotheroneyearin
1)Assam
3)Jharkhand
5)Noneofthese

2)Chhattisgarh
4)Punjab
Ans.)1

24Jan15
Ques.:211NamethecommitteeonFCIwhichhasrecommendedreductionincoverageofpopulationform67per
centto40percentundertheNationalFoodSecurityAct.
1)RamNaikCommittee
3)ManoharJoshiCommittee
5)Noneofthese

2)VajubhaiValaCommittee
4)ShantaKumarCommittee
Ans.)4

24Jan15
Ques.:212Whatiscurrentestimatedtigerpopulationinthecountryaccordingtothelatestcensusreport?Ithas
increasedby30percentfromthelastcountin2010.
1)1,411
3)1,606
5)2,226

2)1,520
4)1,909
Ans.)5

24Jan15
Ques.:213AccordingtofindingsofarecentUNESCOreport,Indiastillhas__________childrennotattending
primaryschool.
1)1million

2)1.4million

3)1.8million
5)Noneofthese

4)2million
Ans.)2

24Jan15

Ques.:214AbdullahbinAbdulaziz,whodiedon23Jan,wasthekingof
1)Iraq
3)Oman

2)SaudiArabia
4)Turkey

5)UnitedArabEmirates

Ans.)2

24Jan15
Ques.:215Cortanaisavoicecontrolledassistancesystemwhichisdevelopedby
1)Google
3)SunMicrosystems
5)Noneofthese

2)Microsoft
4)Yahoo
Ans.)2

24Jan15
Ques.:216JamaicanCabinethasapprovedabillthatlegalisesthepossessionofsmallamountsofmarijuana.The
capitalcityofJamaicais
1)Kingston
3)RioBueno
5)Noneofthese

2)Portmore
4)Managua
Ans.)1

24Jan15
Ques.:217TheReserveBankofIndia(RBI)on23JanrelaxednormsfortheECBbyallowingbanksandcompanies
torestructureandrescheduletheexistingborrowings.ECBstandsfor
1)EconomicCommercialBorrowing
3)EconomicCommodityBorrowing
5)Noneofthese

2)ExternalCommodityBorrowing
4)ExternalCommercialBorrowing
Ans.)4

24Jan15
Ques.:218TheReserveBankofIndiahasaskedbankstodisplaywhichofthefollowingontheirwebsitesfrom1
Apr?
1)Loanprocessingfees
3)CIBILscoresofindividuals
5)Only1)and2)

2)Loaninterestrates
4)Alltheabove
Ans.)5

24Jan15
Ques.:219Thetermstalemateisassociatedwithwhichofthefollowinggames?
1)Hockey
3)Chess
5)Golf

2)Football
4)Billiards
Ans.)3

24Jan15
Ques.:220FlythenewFeelingisthetaglineofwhichofthefollowingairlinesoperatinginIndia?
1)JetAirways
3)Spicejet
5)Noneofthese

2)IndiGo
4)Vistara
Ans.)4

25Jan15
Ques.:221WhichofthefollowingisNOTacomponentofForeignReservesofIndia?
1)ReservePositioninIMFTrench

2)SpecialDrawingRights(SDRs)

3)Gold
5)Noneofthese

4)ForeignCurrencyAssets
Ans.)5

25Jan15
Ques.:222PeopleinIndiaareNOTallowedtocarryoutbankingtransactionsthroughwhichofthefollowingmeans?
1)Mobile
3)Personalvisit
5)Noneofthese

2)Internetbanking
4)Businesscorrespondent
Ans.)5

25Jan15
Ques.:223Accordingtocurrentregulationsforbanks,anassetisclassifiedasnonperformingasset(NPA)whenit
remainsoverduefor______days.
1)30

2)60

3)90
5)180

4)120
Ans.)3

25Jan15
Ques.:224Whichofthefollowingistherateatwhichlocalcurrencycanbeconvertedintoaforeigncurrencyand
viceversa?
1)MIBOR
3)Interbankexchangerate
5)Baserate

2)LIBOR
4)Exchangerate
Ans.)4

25Jan15
Ques.:225WhichofthefollowingisNOTajobundertakenbycommercialbanksinIndia?
1)Issuingcreditcard
3)DeterminingCRR,SLR
5)Noneofthese

2)SettingupATMs
4)Sellinginsurancepolicies
Ans.)3

25Jan15
Ques.:226Thesmallcreditsgiventopeoplebelongingtolowincomegroups,iscalled
1)Cashcredit
3)Nofrillsloan
5)Agriculturalcredit

2)Overdraft
4)Microcredit
Ans.)4

25Jan15
Ques.:227Ringgitisthecurrencyofwhichofthefollowingcountries?
1)Malaysia

2)SaudiArabia

3)Philippines
5)Indonesia

4)Thailand
Ans.)1

25Jan15
Ques.:228Whichofthefollowingagenciesprovidesinsurancecovertothedepositsmadewiththebanks?
1)LIC
3)DICGC
5)HDFCErgo

2)GIC
4)TataAIG
Ans.)3

25Jan15
Ques.:229WhichofthefollowingwordsisNOTusedinbanking?
1)Epicenter
3)EFTPOS
5)Prioritysector

2)CBS
4)SWIFT
Ans.)1

25Jan15
Ques.:230WhichofthefollowingistheregulatorofcreditratingagenciesinIndia?
1)RBI
3)SEBI
5)NABARD

2)IBA
4)FMC
Ans.)3

27Jan15
Ques.:231___________RepublicDaywascelebratedon26JanwithBarackObamabeingthefirstUSPresidentto
bethechiefguestattheoccasion.
1)65th
3)67th
5)Noneofthese

2)66th
4)64th
Ans.)2

27Jan15
Ques.:232WhoisthefirstUSPresidenttovisitIndiatwiceduringhistenure?
1)BillClinton
3)GeorgeHWBush

2)GeorgeWBush
4)BarackObama

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

27Jan15

Ques.:233RKLaxman,whodiedon26Jan,wasarenowned
1)novelist
3)cartoonist
5)Noneofthese

2)journalist
4)filmmaker
Ans.)3

27Jan15
Ques.:234TheNationalBraveryAwards,institutedin1957,arepresentedbythePMontheeveoftheRepublic
Day.ThefirstofficialNationalBraveryAwardwaspresentedto
1)ChinmaySharma

2)HarishChandra

3)SunilSingh
5)Noneofthese

4)SubhashKumar
Ans.)2

27Jan15
Ques.:235Whoamongthefollowinghasbecamethefirstwomanofficertocommandthetriserviceguardofhonour
foravisitingheadofstate?
1)GunjanSaxena
3)DivyaAjith
5)Noneofthese

2)ShaktiDevi
4)PoojaThakur
Ans.)4

27Jan15
Ques.:236TheveteranpoliticianLKAdvaniwashonouredwith_________ontheeveofRepublicDayofIndia.
1)PadmaVibhushan
3)PadmaShree
5)Noneofthese

2)PadmaBhushan
4)BharatRatna
Ans.)1

27Jan15
Ques.:237WhoamongthefollowingartistsofHindicinemawerepresentedwiththePadmaVibhushanawardon
26Jan?
1)AmitabhBachchan
3)DilipKumar
5)Only1)and3)

2)Dharmendra
4)Alltheabove
Ans.)5

27Jan15
Ques.:238WhoamongthefollowingforeignersisNOTanawardeeofPadmaBhushanawardpresentedon26
Jan?
1)DavidFrawley
3)MelindaGates
5)Noneofthese

2)BillGates
4)SaichiroMisumi
Ans.)5

27Jan15
Ques.:239AlexisTsiprashasbeensworninasthenewPrimeMinisterof
1)Italy
3)Norway

2)Spain
4)Greece

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

27Jan15
Ques.:240WhoamongthefollowinghasbeencrownedasMissUniverse2015?
1)PaulinaVega
3)GabrielaIsler
5)NiaSanchez

2)KoyalRana
4)DianaHarkusha
Ans.)1

28Jan15
Ques.:241IndiahasappealedtotheDisputeSettlementBoard(DSB)oftheWTOforapaneldecisiononitsissues
withtheUSoveragriculturalimports.TheDSBhasitsseatin
1)Geneva
3)Toronto
5)Berlin

2)NewYork
4)London
Ans.)1

28Jan15
Ques.:242SalmanBinAbdulAzizwassworninon23Janasthenewkingof
1)SaudiArabia

2)UnitedArabEmirates

3)Bahrain
5)Noneofthese

4)Kuwait
Ans.)1

28Jan15
Ques.:243WhoamongthefollowingsportspersonsisNOTanawardeeofthecovetedPadmaShreethisyear?
1)PVSindhu
3)SardaraSingh
5)SainaNehwal

2)ArunimaSinha
4)MithaliRaj
Ans.)5

28Jan15
Ques.:244AsannouncedbythestateCM,whichofthefollowingstatecapitalsisallsettobecomethefirstfullyWiFi
enabledmetrocityofthecountry?RelianceJiowillprovidetheservices.
1)Kolkata
3)Chennai
5)Bengaluru

2)NewDelhi
4)Mumbai
Ans.)1

28Jan15
Ques.:245DuringtherecentvisitoftheUSPresidentBarackObamatoIndia,theUSpledgedwhatamountin
investmentandloanstoIndia?
1)$1billion
3)$4billion
5)Noneofthese

2)$2billion
4)$8billion
Ans.)3

28Jan15
Ques.:246TheGlobalExhibitiononServices(GES)willbeorganisedinwhichcityfrom2325Apr,2015bythe
MinistryofCommerceandIndustry?
1)NewDelhi
3)Bengaluru
5)Noida

2)Gurgaon
4)Hyderabad
Ans.)1

28Jan15
Ques.:247WhoamongthefollowingAustraliancricketershaswontheannualAllanBorderMedalforAustralian
playeroftheyearandalsotheonedayandTestplayerawards,becomingonlythethirdplayertowinthetrifectainthe
10years?
1)SteveSmith
3)MichaelClarke
5)BradHaddin

2)ShaneWatson
4)DavidWarner
Ans.)1

28Jan15
Ques.:248Amongthe24winnersofNationalBraveryAwards2014,thecovetedBharatAwardhasbeengivento
1)ZealJitendraMarathe
3)DeveshKumar
5)ReshamFatma

2)RumohMeto
4)GunjanSharma
Ans.)5

28Jan15
Ques.:249Theservicesectorcontributesaround28percentinoverallemploymentinthecountryandconstitutes
_________ofIndia'sGDP.
1)17percent
3)57percent
5)Noneofthese

2)29percent
4)74percent
Ans.)3

28Jan15
Ques.:250WhoamongthefollowingisthepresentUnionMinisterofCommunicationsandInformationTechnology?
1)ArunJaitley
3)SadanandaGowda

2)NitinGadkari
4)RaviShankarPrasad

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

29Jan15
Ques.:251WhichofthefollowingwasNOTahighlightoftherecentvisitoftheUSPresidentBarackObamatoIndia?
1)TheUSpledged$4billioninloansand
investment.

2)Forthefirsttimeawomanofficer(PoojaThakur)
ledthetriserviceGuardofHonour.

3)IndiaandtheUSachievedabreakthroughon
operationalisationofthecivilnucleardeal.
5)HeisonlythesecondUSPresidenttobethe
chiefguestattheRepublicDayofIndia.

4)HeisthefirstUSPresidenttovisitIndiatwice
duringoffice.
Ans.)5

29Jan15
Ques.:252NametheColoneloftheIndianArmy,whoadayafterbeingawardedwithYudhSevaMedal,waskilled
inagunbattlewithmilitantsinTralinJammu&Kashmirrecently.
1)MajorMukundVaradarajan
3)JaiveerSinghNegi
5)VivekPratapSingh

2)MunindraNathRai
4)AmarjeetSinghBedi
Ans.)2

29Jan15
Ques.:253NamethewinterstormwhichhittheUSrecently.
1)Juno

2)Katrina

3)Elena
5)Baker

4)Camille
Ans.)1

29Jan15
Ques.:254TheNationalBraveryAwardSchemewasinitiatedtogiveduerecognitiontothechildrenwhodistinguish
themselvesbyperformingoutstandingdeedsofbravery.Itwasinitiatedby
1)BachpanBachaoAndolan
3)UNICEF

2)ChildRightsandYou
4)IndianCouncilforChildWelfare

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

29Jan15
Ques.:255ThecapitalcityofMozambiqueis
1)Lilongwe
3)Harare
5)Noneofthese

2)Lusaka
4)Maputo
Ans.)4

29Jan15
Ques.:256TheRBIhasallowedtravelersfromIndiaandNepalorBhutantocarrycurrencynotesofRs500andRs
1000.However,themaximumlimitthatanindividualcancarryis
1)Rs10,000
3)Rs20,000
5)Rs50,000

2)Rs15,000
4)Rs25,000
Ans.)4

29Jan15
Ques.:257PMNarendraModisharedthethirdeditionoftheradioprogrammeMannKiBaaton27Janwithwho
amongthefollowing?
1)KiranBedi
3)BarackObama
5)Noneofthese

2)LKAdvani
4)NawazSharif
Ans.)3

29Jan15
Ques.:258Whoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedthenewforeignsecretary?
1)SJaishankar
3)RanjanMathai

2)ShivshankarMenon
4)AshokKKantha

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

29Jan15
Ques.:259Thegovton28JandecidedtogoforthebiggestdisinvestmenteverandfetchuptoRs24,000crat
currentmarketprices.Thegovtplanstooffload_________shareinCoalIndia.
1)5percent
3)10percent
5)15percent

2)8percent
4)12percent
Ans.)3

29Jan15
Ques.:260TheCCEAhasapprovedthemandatorypackagingof90percentof_________producedinIndiaas
wellas20percentof________injutebagsforthe201415cropseason?

1)fruits,sugar
3)foodgrains,sugar
5)Noneofthese

2)foodgrains,fruits
4)onion,sugar
Ans.)3

30Jan15
Ques.:261IndiacelebratedRepublicDayforthefirsttimein1950withwhoamongthefollowingasthechiefguest?
1)Sukarno,Indonesian

2)MarshallYeJianying,China

3)KingJigmeDorjiWangchuck,Bhutan
5)Noneofthese

4)KingTribhuvan,Nepal
Ans.)1

30Jan15
Ques.:262The150thbirthanniversaryofLalaLajpatRaiwascelebratedon28Jan.Hewasassociatedwiththe
foundationofwhichofthefollowingbanksin1895?
1)CentralBankofIndia

2)ImperialBankofIndia

3)AllahabadBank
5)Noneofthese

4)PunjabNationalBank
Ans.)4

30Jan15
Ques.:263WhichofthefollowingarticlesoftheIndianConstitutionsaysthatthereshallbeaGovernorforeach
state?
1)Article51
3)Article65

2)Article153
4)Article111

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

30Jan15
Ques.:264NametheAustraliancricketerwhohaswonBradmanyoungcricketeroftheyearaward2015.Heisalso
associatedwiththetragicdeathofcricketerPhillipHughes.
1)SteveSmith
3)NicMaddinson
5)Noneofthese

2)SeanAbbott
4)MichaelClarke
Ans.)2

30Jan15
Ques.:265WhichofthefollowingcountrieswillhosttheWorldTwenty20championshipin2016?
1)Australia
3)NewZealand
5)England

2)SriLanka
4)India
Ans.)4

30Jan15
Ques.:266TheMaharashtragovthasannouncedtoobservewhichofthefollowingdaysasIndustriesDay?
1)14Sep

2)17Sep

3)1Apr
5)31Mar

4)1May
Ans.)2

30Jan15
Ques.:267MalaAravindanpassedawayrecently.Hewasaveteran_______actor.
1)Tamil
3)Odia

2)Telugu
4)Malayalam

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)4

30Jan15
Ques.:268ShiraniBandaranayakehasbeenreinstatedastheChiefJusticeofwhichofthefollowingcountriestwo
yearsafterbeingremoved?
1)Myanmar
3)SriLanka
5)Noneofthese

2)Maldives
4)Thailand
Ans.)3

30Jan15
Ques.:269Whichofthefollowingcompanieshasreportedthebiggestquarterlyprofit($18bn)evermadebyapublic
companyrecently?
1)Xiaomi

2)Apple

3)TCS
5)ChinaMobile

4)Microsoft
Ans.)2

30Jan15
Ques.:270TheSupremeCourt,recently,directedsearchengineslikeGoogleIndiatostrictlycomplywiththelaws
andblockadvertisementson
1)lesbianrelations

2)eroticproducts

3)sexdetermination

4)junkfood

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)3

31Jan15
Ques.:271GovernorKalyanSinghwasgivenanadditionalchargeofHimachalPradeshrecently.Heisthepresent
Governorof
1)Rajasthan
3)Maharashtra
5)Haryana

2)Gujarat
4)MadhyaPradesh
Ans.)1

31Jan15
Ques.:272TheReserveBankofIndiahassigned23informationsharingagreementswiththeforeignbanking
regulatorssofar.Suchagreementhasnotbeensignedwithwhichofthefollowingbanks?
1)BancoCentraldoBrasil(BCB)
3)FederalReserve
5)Noneofthese

2)EuropeanCentralBank(ECB)
4)ReserveBankofNewZealand
Ans.)5

31Jan15
Ques.:273WhatistheexpandedformofOFS?
1)OfferForSale
3)OfferForSubscription

2)OfferForShare
4)OfferForSubmission

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)1

31Jan15
Ques.:274TheWorldBank,initsrecentreport,laudedwhichofthefollowingIndianstatesforreducingpovertyand
attainingbesthumandevelopmentoutcomes?
1)Sikkim
3)WestBengal
5)Noneofthese

2)HimachalPradesh
4)TamilNadu
Ans.)2

31Jan15
Ques.:275WhoamongthefollowinghasbeenappointedthenewChairmanofSangeetNatakAkademi(SNA)?
1)AnuradhaPaudwal
3)ManharUdhas
5)NitinMukesh

2)RonuMajumdar
4)ShekharSen
Ans.)4

31Jan15
Ques.:276The2017WomensWorldCupwillbeheldbetweenAug427in
1)NewZealand

2)Australia

3)England
5)SriLanka

4)India
Ans.)3

31Jan15
Ques.:277Thegovton30Jansuccessfullyoffloaded10percentstakeinCoalIndiatoraisearound________in
India'sbiggesteverequityoffering.
1)Rs20,400cr
3)Rs25,400cr

2)Rs22,400cr
4)Rs28,400cr

5)Noneofthese

Ans.)2

31Jan15
Ques.:278TheGovt,on30Jan,sharplyrevisedIndias201314GDPgrowthestimateto
1)4.5percent
3)5.1percent
5)Noneofthese

2)4.7percent
4)6.9percent
Ans.)4

31Jan15
Ques.:279WhatisthecurrentStatutoryLiquidityRatio(SLR)?
1)20percent
3)22percent
5)24percent

2)21percent
4)23percent
Ans.)3

31Jan15
Ques.:280TheAntiLeprosyDayisheldonwhichdayeveryyear?
1)27Jan
3)2Feb
5)Noneofthese

2)30Jan
4)8Jan
Ans.)2