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General Awareness-54

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The retirement fund body EPFO is likely to increase the maximum amount assured under its Employees’ Deposit Linked
Insurance Scheme (EDLI) to
1) Rs 3.5 lakh
2) Rs 4 lakh
3) Rs 4.5 lakh
4) Rs 5 lakh
5) Rs 5.5 lakh

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Name the communication satellite of India (launched on 27 Aug) which was on 6 Sep successfully positioned in its
orbital slot.
1) IRNSS1C
2) GAAT 10
3) GSAT 12
4) GSAT 6
5) GSLV-D6

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The G20 has launched W20 grouping having 20 women leaders from member nations. Who among the following is the
newly appointed president of the W20 grouping?
1) Gulden Turktan
2) Lakshmi Puri
3) Arancha Gonzalez 4) Angel Gurria
5) Zhanna Nemtsova

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The Group of Twenty (G20) is the premier forum for global economic and financial cooperation. Which of the following
is NOT a member of the G20 grouping?
1) Argentina
2) Malaysia
3) Russia
4) Saudi Arabia
5) European Union

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The central govt on 5 Sep announced the implementation of the long delayed One Rank One Pension (OROP) for exservicemen. The scheme will be effective from
1) Jan 1, 2014
2) Apr 1, 2014
3) Jul 1, 2014
4) Dec 1, 2014
5) Apr 1, 2015

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The fourth World Conference of speakers of Parliament was held from 31 Aug to 2 Sep, 2015 at United Nations Headquarters
in
1) Washington DC
2) Paris
3) New York
4) London
5) Geneva

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Vikas Krishan, who bagged a silver medal in Asian Championships on 5 Sep, is an Indian
1) boxer
2) archer
3) shooter
4) weightlifter

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5) wrestler

Which of the following state govts has rechristened its e-governance architecture as “e-Pragati”?
1) Kerala
2) Karnataka
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Telangana
5) Tamil Nadu

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Pakistan conducted “Shaheen (Eagle)-4” joint air drill with which of the following countries starting 6 Sep?
1) Turkey
2) UAE
3) Russia
4) China
5) Saudi Arabia

10.

The DRDO has appointed who among the following as the Director General - Electronics & Communications Systems
(ECS), first woman in the role?
1) J Manjula
2) Tessy Thomas
3) Mangala Narlikar
4) Charusita Chakravarty
5) None of these

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The World Economic Forum has released the first ever “Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2015” (for 112
nations) based on seven pillars. Which of the following is NOT one of these seven pillars?
1) Fiscal transfers
2) Basic services
3) Corruption
4) Crime against women
5) Asset building

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a non-profit organization based in
1) Geneva, Switzerland
2) New York, US
4) Seoul, South Korea
5) Manila, Philippines

3) Paris, France

13.

Seven Indians feature in the Forbes Asia’s 9th list of philanthropists in the Asia-Pacific region. Who among the
following is NOT one of them?
1) Sunny Varkey
2) Rohan Murthy
3) SD Shibulal
4) Nandan Nilekani
5) Anand Mahindra

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Who among the following has been appointed as the full-time member of NITI Aayog by the govt recently?
1) MS Swaminathan 2) Ramesh Chand
3) Chandi Prasad Bhatt 4) Sanjaya Rajaram
5) None of these

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Who among the following is the present chairman of the NPCI? 1) Jyotsna Suri 2) Sidharth Birla 3) Sumit Mazumder 4) M Balachandran 5) None of these 17. Netherlands 2) London. The Spices Board plans to open signature outlets in foreign markets under brand names ‘Spices India’ and ‘Flavourit. Deepak Lather. India and Belarus have set trade target of $1 bn by 2018. Joe Kaeser has announced that his company will further invest 1 billion euros in India. TCS 3) Infosys. Which of the following telecom service providers has announced to provide minimum 2 Mbps speed to its landline broadband users starting 1 Oct 2015? 1) Airtel 2) Reliance Communications 3) BSNL 4) Hathway broadband 5) None of these 20. Delhi) (GA-54) . India has signed a pact for repatriation of each other’s wanted prisoners and cooperate in all criminal matters. who won gold medal in the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. HCL 4) HCL. Which of the following states passed a Bill on 7 Sep. 5) discus thrower The central govt on 8 Sep set a target of achieving 100 per cent literacy in villages adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana by 1) Dec 2015 2) Mar 2016 3) Apr 2016 4) Sep 2016 5) Dec 2016 19. Apurvi Chandela. 2 / Javed R. including gathering evidence with which country recently? 1) Maldives 2) Sri Lanka 3) Afghanistan 4) Indonesia 5) Malaysia BS C 23. Wipro 2) Wipro. fixing the minimum educational qualification for elections to the Panchayati Raj institutions? 1) Tamil Nadu 2) Karnataka 3) Kerala 4) Tripura 5) Haryana 26. who bagged a silver medal at the World Cup Final on 5 Sep. which of the following stock exchanges in the world has the highest number of listed companies as of now? 1) Shanghai stock exchange 2) National Stock Exchange 3) Bombay Stock Exchange 4) NASDAQ Stock Market 5) New York Stock Exchange 22. UK 3) Rome. The US Department of Labor in its investigation found no violation into alleged visa abuse by which of the following two Indian IT firms recently? 1) Infosys. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced the launch of nationwide e-payment literacy workshop. The International Literacy Day is observed on which of the following days? 1) 5 Sep 2) 8 Sep 3) 9 Sep 4) 10 Sep ad 18. France 5) Frankfurt. Italy 4) Paris. each of whom is a member of the United Nations General Assembly also? 1) 97 2) 116 3) 173 4) 193 5) 203 28. 5) Copenhagen The European lender ABN Amro has applied to the RBI to set up a wholly owned subsidiary (WoS) in India. TCS 25. 5) 14 Sep As announced by the World Federation of Exchanges (WEF). is an Indian 1) weightlifter 2) wrestler 3) shooter 4) boxer 5) sprinter 27. recently. Ganesh Nagar. The bank is headquartered at 1) Amsterdam. What is the total number of member countries of the United Nations (UN). The capital city of Belarus is 1) Warsaw 2) Riga 3) Vilnius 4) Minsk Ac 21. Siddique (HO. He is the present CEO of 1) Daimler Chrysler 2) Siemens AG 3) Bosch Group 4) Henkel 5) Bayer 29.BSC Academy The sixth edition of the joint military training exercise. Germany 24.’ Who is the present chairman of the Spices Board? 1) Siraj Hussain 2) Sanjeev Balyan 3) A Jayathilak 4) MGVK Bhanu 5) None of these 30.: C-37. is a 1) squash player 2) shooter 3) archer 4) boxer em y 15. ‘EKUVRIN 2015’ was held in Kerala starting 31 Aug between the Indian Army and the armed forces of 1) Sri Lanka 2) Maldives 3) Nepal 4) Singapore 5) Thailand 16. TCS 5) Infosys.

BSC Academy Who won the NSCI Open squash title in the women’s category in Mumbai recently? 1) Habiba Mohamed 2) Joshana Chinappa 3) Laura Massaro 4) Anaka Alankamony 5) Dipika Pallikal 32. 5) Jammu and Kashmir The Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 was awarded to ISRO recently. 1) Dipak Jain 2) Mahesh Ramanujam 3) Rakesh Khurana 4) Nitin Nohria 5) Mohanbir Sawhney 41. The World Suicide Prevention Day is observed every year on 1) 8 Sep 2) 9 Sep 3) 10 Sep Ac 38. Who among the following is the present chairman of the Indian space agency? 1) Tapan Misra 2) Mylswamy Annadurai 3) Shailesh Nayak 4) K Radhakrishnan 5) AS Kiran Kumar 39. 4) 11 Sep 5) 12 Sep Name the Indian-origin professional who has been named the new CEO of the prestigious US Green Building Council (USGBC). Name the golfer who has become the first Indian to qualify for the prestigious President’s Cup team.5 lakh cr 3) Rs 2 lakh cr 4) Rs 2. Delhi) (GA-54) / 3 .000 cr 3) Rs 23.: C-37. The govt has nominated who among the following on the board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with effect from 3 Sep? 1) Rajiv Mehrishi 2) Hasmukh Adhia 3) Anjuly Chib Duggal 4) KM Chandrasekhar 5) Ajit Seth 46. the state has received investment intentions worth about ________ from the investors at Mumbai Conclave recently. Who won the NSCI Open squash title in the men’s category in Mumbai recently? 1) Mazen Gamal 2) Ben Coleman 3) Karim El Hammamy 4) Mahesh Mangaonkar 5) Adrian Waller 37. a non-profit organisation. Tamil Nadu govt organised a Global Investors Meet in the state recently during which it attracted investments of about 1) Rs 1 lakh cr 2) Rs 1. 1) Rs 10.000 cr 4) Rs 33. The “Himalaya Diwas” is observed by which of the following states on 9 Sep? 1) Himachal Pradesh 2) Arunachal Pradesh 3) Uttar Pradesh 4) Uttarakhand ad 33. 1) 19th 2) 20th 3) 21st 4) 22nd 5) 23rd 34. 4) Elizabeth II 5) George IV The union cabinet has approved constitution of the new Law Commission of India for three years. The credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded the credit rating of which of the following developing economies to junk grade on 9 Sep? 1) Indonesia 2) India 3) Malaysia 4) Brazil 5) China 42. at Karwar coast in the state of 1) Tamil Nadu 2) Kerala 3) Karnataka 4) Andhra Pradesh 5) Goa BS C 40. Who among the following is the UK’s longest-reigning monarch? 1) Edward VIII 2) George VI 3) Victoria em y 31. It will be the ________ Law Commission of India.000 cr 2) Rs 18. As announced by the Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav. Which of the following automakers in India launched its new compact SUV named TUV 3OO recently? 1) Mahindra & Mahindra 2) Tata Motors 3) Hyundai Motors 4) Honda Motors 5) General Motors 44.5 lakh cr 5) Rs 3 lakh cr 47. The Union Cabinet has permitted what per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) under the automatic route for white label ATM operations? 1) 26 per cent 2) 49 per cent 3) 51 per cent 4) 74 per cent 5) 100 per cent 35. 1) Anirban Lahiri 2) Jyoti Randhawa 3) Shiv Chawrasia 4) Gaganjeet Bhullar 5) Shiv Kapur 36. Javed R. The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar commissioned INS Vajrakosh. Siddique (HO.000 cr 5) Rs 37. effective from 1 Sep 2015. Who among the following is the present chairman of the Mumbai-headquartered bank? 1) Amitabh Kant 2) Sujata Mehta 3) Rita Teaotia 4) Alok Tandon 5) Yaduvendra Mathur 43. Ganesh Nagar. the latest Indian Navy establishment which will handle missiles and ammunition.000 cr 45. The Export-Import Bank of India is planning a special purpose vehicle model for ship financing.

Which of the following pairs won the women’s doubles title at the 2015 US Open tennis tournament? 1) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis 2) Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova 3) Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Coco Vandeweghe 4) Sara Errani and Flavia Pennetta 5) Yung-Jan Chan and Hao-Ching Chan 55. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s party was voted back to power in which of the following countries recently? 1) Thailand 2) Singapore 3) Philippines 4) Vietnam 5) Myanmar 59. Name the Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister of India who has been conferred with the 2015 Silver Medal from the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). 5) Maria Sharapova The central govt has notified 56.: C-37. Delhi) (GA-54) . These six states do not include 1) Karnataka 2) Maharashtra 3) Kerala 4) Andhra Pradesh 5) Goa 57. The Hindi Diwas is observed on which of the following days annually? The Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India on this day in 1949. 1) Mumbai 2) Port Blair 3) Kochi 4) Kandla 5) Visakhapatnam 61. Ganesh Nagar. Tony Abbott has been ousted as the Prime Minister in internal party voting in which of the following countries recently? 1) New Zealand 2) Australia 3) England 4) Canada 5) Spain 64. 5) John Isner The Inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia named “AUSINDEX15” commenced off the coast of ________ recently. London. What is the upper limit for investment is the SCSS scheme? 1) Rs 5 lakh 2) Rs 10 lakh 3) Rs 15 lakh 4) Rs 20 lakh 5) Rs 25 lakh 58.827 km of Western Ghats across six states as ecologically sensitive area. Siddique (HO.BSC Academy ________ was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) for 2015-16 at the bureau’s 67th Annual General Meeting recently. pay and transfer money. 1) Rafael Nadal 2) Andy Murray 3) Stan Wawrinka 4) Novak Djokovic C 56. The winner of the women’s singles title of the 2015 US Open tennis tournament is 1) Serena Williams 2) Venus Williams 3) Flavia Pennetta 4) Roberta Vinci Ac ad em y 48. Rakesh Sharma has taken over as Managing Director and CEO of Canara Bank which is headquartered at 1) Bengaluru 2) Kolkata 3) Mysuru 4) Chennai 5) Hyderabad 51. The mobile banking app “LIME” was launched by which of the following banks recently? It will work for both account and non-account holders to shop. Which of the following pairs won the mixed doubles title of the 2015 US Open tennis tournament? 1) Martina Hingis and Leander Paes 2) Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey 3) Andrea Hlavackova and Lukasz Kubot 4) Rohan Bopanna and Yung-Jan Chan 5) None of these 50. 1) Avinash Chander 2) Selvin Christopher 3) AS Kiran Kumar 4) G Satheesh Reddy 5) Tessy Thomas BS 60. 1) CVL Srinivas 2) Srinivasan K Swamy 3) Madhukar Kamath 4) I Venkat 5) Shashidhar Sinha 49. ________ won 2015 US Open men’s singles final defeating Roger Federer recently. 1) ICICI Bank 2) HDFC Bank 3) State Bank of India 4) Axis Bank 5) Federal Bank 52. 4 / Javed R. The Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) offers everything that retired investors need. Floyd Mayweather announced retirement after equaling the record of 49 straight wins recently. He is an American professional 1) boxer 2) golfer 3) squash player 4) wrestler 5) table tennis player 54. The US based Hindi Sangam Foundation has announced to organise the Third International Hindi Conference in 1) New Jersey 2) New York 3) Washington 4) Las Vegas 5) Los Angeles 53. Which of the following states has bagged the top slot in World Bank’s ease of doing business index released recently? 1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Chhattisgarh 3) Jharkhand 4) Andhra Pradesh 5) Gujarat 63. 1) 6 Sep 2) 8 Sep 3) 12 Sep 4) 14 Sep 5) 16 Sep 62.

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is the sole Indian-origin executive in Fortune’s list of 50 most powerful women in business. Which of the following cities has been confirmed as host of the 2022 (19th) Asian Games by the Olympic Council of Asia? 1) Tokyo 2) Kochi 3) Jakarta 4) Guangzhou 5) Hangzhou Javed R. Who among the following has been elected as the new Chairman of the Press Trust of India (PTI)? 1) Vineet Jain 2) KN Shanth Kumar 3) Mahendra Mohan Gupta 4) Riyad Mathew 5) Hormusji N Cama 70. The Engineers’ Day is observed in India every year on the birth anniversary of M Visvesvaraya which falls on 1) 15 Sep 2) 17 Sep 3) 11 Aug 4) 25 Jan 5) 1 Dec 80. She was a well-known exponent of 1) Kathakali 2) Mohiniyattam 3) Manipuri 4) Kuchipudi 5) Bharatanatyam 69. Which of the following universities has been adjudged as the top university in the world in the rankings? 1) Harvard University 2) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 3) Peking University 4) University of Oxford 5) National University of Singapore BS 76. 1) 40 days 2) 50 days 3) 70 days 4) 90 days 5) 100 days 78. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was founded in Baghdad. Narsingh Pancham Yadav booked an Olympic quota place at World Championship after winning a bronze medal recently. Who among the following has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Australia? 1) Bill Shorten 2) Julie Bishop 3) Joe Hockey 4) Malcolm Turnbull ad Ac C 5) Tony Abbott The QS World University Rankings 2015-16 was released on 15 Sep. 1) Bihar 2) Madhya Pradesh 3) Rajasthan 4) Tamil Nadu 5) Gujarat 68. He is an Indian 1) weightlifter 2) wrestler 3) boxer 4) archer 5) sprinter 75. Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the group as of now? 1) Angola 2) Algeria 3) Indonesia 4) Libya 5) Venezuela 71. The govt has decided to provide an additional ________ of manual work under the MGNREGA project in the current financial year in those regions where drought has been declared. Ganesh Nagar. 1) ICICI Bank 2) HDFC Bank 3) SBI 4) Federal Bank 5) Axis Bank 72. Delhi) (GA-54) / 5 . The Padmashree-awardee Kalamandalam Satyabhama passed away recently. India’s national broadcaster Doordarshan celebrates its anniversary every year on ________ as it started experimental telecast on this day in 1959. ________ has become the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Plan under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). The Padma Shri awardee Ramaswamy R Iyer passed away recently. 77. em y 65. Which of the following pairs won the men’s doubles title of the 2015 US Open? 1) Jamie Murray and John Peers 2) Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut 3) Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey 4) Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan 5) None of these 67. The bank has announced a strategic partnership with 7 of India’s biggest e-commerce players. 1) foreign 2) agriculture 3) population 4) water 5) defence 74.: C-37. He was a ________ policy expert. 1) 5 Sep 2) 10 Sep 3) 15 Sep 4) 20 Sep 5) 25 Sep 79. The list has been topped by 1) Heather Bresch 2) Marissa Mayer 3) Sheryl Sandberg 4) Ginni Rometty 5) Mary Barra 73. in Sep 1960.BSC Academy Who among the following has been ranked on top in the list of most powerful women in Asia Pacific prepared by the global magazine Fortune? 1) Arundhati Bhattacharya 2) Naina Lal Kidwai 3) Shikha Sharma 4) Chanda Kochhar 5) Kiran Mazumdar?Shaw 66. ________ has launched a credit card specially focused on online shopping. Siddique (HO.

Ashok-Alexander Sridharan became first person of Indian origin (PIO) to be elected as mayor of ________ recently. She is an Afghan 1) refugee teacher 2) police officer 3) political leader 4) judge 5) business woman 92. 94. with the commissioning of Pattiseema lift irrigation project in Krishna district in 1) Andhra Pradesh 2) Telangana 3) Karnataka 4) Kerala 5) Tamil Nadu 86. These entities does NOT include 1) Utkarsh Micro Finance 2) Ujjivan Financial Services 3) Suryoday Micro Finance 4) Au Financiers 5) None of these 88. 1) two 2) three 3) four 4) five 5) Any number of 83. What is India’s ranking among 60 leading economies in terms of ‘business growth environment’ in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI)? 1) 4th 2) 5th 3) 15th 4) 34th 5) 53rd 84. 1) Frankfurt 2) Bonn 3) Paris 4) Rome 5) London 85.for 2015. Aqeela Asifi was awarded with the 2015 Nansen Refugee Award by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently. 1) Chris Gayle 2) Brian Lara 3) Denesh Ramdin 4) Shivnarine Chanderpaul 5) Ramnaresh Sarwan BS 93. is associated with 1) protection of the Ozone Layer 2) elimination of chemical weapons 3) diplomatic intercourse. who set a new national record at the 55th National Open Athletics Championships in Kolkata. Manpreet Kaur. 1) Jayaprakash Narayan Rurban Mission 2) KB Hedgewar Rurban Mission 3) Deendayal Upadhyaya Rurban Mission 4) Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission 5) Atal Bihari Vajpayee Rurban Mission 6 / Javed R. The India Gadget Expo 2015 (IGE) was held in which of the following cities recently? 1) Hyderabad 2) Chennai 3) Pune 4) Gurgaon ad em y 81.BSC Academy The Indian-origin British author Sunjeev Sahota is among six writers shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction for 2015. the corporate agents can tie up with up to ________ insurers each in life. recently. Name the mission. Ganesh Nagar. In the first-ever river interlinking in the country. ________ has won a top UN environment award . As per the IRDAI’s new norms. 4) 16 Sep 5) 21 Sep The Montreal Protocol. Godavari and Krishna rivers were formally linked. Delhi) (GA-54) . Siddique (HO. privileges and immunities 4) protection of child rights 5) None of these 91. C 90. He has been shortlisted for his book 1) The Year of the Runaways 2) A Brief History of Seven Killings 3) Satin Island 4) The Fishermen 5) A Little Life 82. is associated with the game of 1) shot put 2) pole vault 3) discuss throw 4) long jump 5) sprint 95.: C-37.Champions of the Earth (Policy Leadership category) . The International Day of Democracy is observed on 1) 10 Sep 2) 12 Sep 3) 15 Sep Ac 87. 1) Park Geun-hye 2) Thein Sein 3) Tshering Tobgay 4) Sheikh Hasina 5) Chandrika Kumaratunga 89. which was agreed on 16 Sep 1987. 5) Indore The RBI has granted in-principle approval for small finance banks licence to 10 entities. The Union Cabinet approved a mission aimed at developing rural growth clusters in all States and UTs recently. India and which of the following countries inked two MoUs under the ‘Quick Impact Projects Initiative’ recently? 1) Vietnam 2) Thailand 3) Malaysia 4) Indonesia 5) Cambodia 96. non-life and health insurance segments. The 21st International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer was observed recently on 1) 14 Sep 2) 15 Sep 3) 16 Sep 4) 18 Sep 5) 11 Sep Name the West Indies cricketer who was honoured with the Icon Award by the Indo-Caribbean Alliance recently.

As per the RBI circular. Which of the following banks has launched India’s first mobile app for bank account opening named FedBook Selfie? 1) IndusInd Bank 2) Federal Bank 3) Axis Bank 4) Bandhan Bank 5) Yes Bank 110. IIM-Lucknow 5) IIM-Ahmedabad. govt will set up ________ rural clusters by 2019-20 across the country under Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission. The RBI has granted in-principle approval to 10 entities for small banks.3 earthquake struck in which of the following nations recently forcing more than a million people out their homes? 1) New Zealand 2) Chile 3) Argentina 4) East Timor 5) Samoa ad 101.: C-37. IIM-Lucknow 102. The capital city of Burkina Faso is 1) Lome 2) Accra 3) Porto-Novo 4) Ouagadougou 5) Sana’a 98. Siddique (HO. 1) Abraham Verghese 2) Swetha Prabhakaran 3) Madhulika Sikka 4) Rakesh Khurana 5) Preet Bharara 108. ________ and ________ has been ranked 147th and 179th respectively in the QS World University Rankings for 2015-16. The Vice President Hamid Ansari visited Cambodia recently. 1) IISc. the military in Burkina Faso has confirmed coup and has dissolved the govt. She is the founder of ‘Everybody Code Now!’ which is a non-profit organisation. 1) 100 2) 200 3) 300 4) 500 5) 1000 BS 109. A total of Rs 21. A magnitude 8. A NASA probe has spotted a ‘global’ ocean beneath the icy crust of Enceladus. no collateral security should be insisted for loans up to ________ under the scheme. the geologically active moon of 1) Saturn 2) Venus 3) Mercury 4) Mars 5) Jupiter 103. The country has had an interim Constitution since 2007. The Vice-President Hamid Ansari visited which of the following countries recently and signed two MoUs with his counterpart Bounyang Vorachith? 1) Belarus 2) Laos 3) Vietnam 4) Thailand 5) Cambodia Javed R. Aimed at bridging the rural-urban divide. Michelle Bachelet is the present president of which of the following countries? 1) Chile 2) Cuba 3) Spain 4) Norway 5) Sweden 112. 100.BSC Academy As per the reports published in newspapers. Which of the following committees submitted its report on mis-selling and streamlining of incentives for market-linked products recently? 1) Subir Gokarn Committee 2) Shyamala Gopinath Committee 3) Bimal Jalan Committee 4) Sumit Bose Committee 5) Nachiket Mor Committee Ac 104. Ganesh Nagar. India’s two institutions. The book titled “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” has been authored by who among the following? 1) Stieg Larsson 2) David Lagercrantz 3) Andy Weir 4) Henning Mankell 5) Lee Child em y 97. What is the minimum capital requirement for small banks? 1) Rs 100 cr 2) Rs 200 cr 3) Rs 300 cr 4) Rs 500 cr 5) Rs 800 cr 105. IIT-Delhi 4) IISc. Name the Indian American who got the Champions of Change award from the US President Barack Obama recently. The capital city of Cambodia is 1) Vienna 2) Buenos Aires 3) Santiago 4) Hanoi 5) Phnom Penh C 107. IIT-Delhi 3) IIM-Ahmedabad. The type of sales practice whereby the sales person misrepresents or misleads an investor with regard to the features of a particular product or service is called 1) up-selling 2) mis-selling 3) relationship marketing 4) unethical selling 5) impersonation 111.586 cr has been disbursed under the MUDRA scheme so far. 1) Rs 2 lakh 2) Rs 5 lakh 3) Rs 8 lakh 4) Rs 10 lakh 5) Rs 15 lakh 106. 1) Sri Lanka 2) Maldives 3) Bhutan 4) Nepal 5) Thailand 99. IIT-Delhi 2) IIT-Mumbai. The Constituent Assembly of which of the following countries approved a new constitution recently. Delhi) (GA-54) / 7 .

Nepal on 20 Sep adopted its new fully secular and democratic Constitution. Which of the following is NOT correct about the provisions of the new constitution? 1) There will be seven provinces to be finalised within a year. Siddique (HO. Which of the following spacecrafts launched by NASA sent some stunning photos of Pluto recently? 1) Cassini 2) Messenger 3) Surveyor 7 4) Ranger 9 5) New Horizons ad 119. Who among the following is the president of the 70th session of the UNGA? 1) Courtenay Rattray 2) Sam Kutesa 3) Jan Eliasson 4) Mogens Lykketoft 5) John William Ashe 126. was the president of which of the following sports bodies in India? 1) Hockey India 2) AIFF 3) BCCI 4) BAI 5) SAI 115. 4) The Lower House (the House of Representatives) will have 375 members. The economy of which of the following countries shrank again in the second quarter and a modest recession was confirmed there recently? The plunge in oil prices spurring companies to chop business investment in the country. Jackie Collins died of breast cancer at the age of 77 recently. 3) There will be a bicameral legislation. insurance products 3) Lend 75 per cent of their total adjusted net bank credit to priority sector 4) Minimum 50 per cent of loans should be up to 25 lakhs 5) None of these 123. Which of the following is the unofficial term used to describe housing loans that carry ultra-low fixed rates in the initial years.5 lakh 4) Rs 6 lakh 5) Rs 6. Ajay Jayaram is associated with which of the following games? He lost the final of the Korea Open Super Series event in Seoul recently. The 69th session of the UN General Assembly concluded on 14 Sep and the 70th session began on 15 Sep. 2) The Constitution has 37 divisions.: C-37. 5) None of these 8 / Javed R. who died recently.BSC Academy 113. 1) Table tennis 2) Squash 3) Golf 4) Badminton 5) Tennis 116. Which of the following is a similar satellite launched by a country? 1) Suzaku 2) Spektr R 3) Hubble 4) All the above 5) Only 1) and 3) 118. The Global Innovation Index 2015 is topped by which of the following countries? 1) US 2) Netherlands 3) Sweden 4) UK 5) Switzerland 121. Which of the following is NOT a condition to be followed by small financial banks? 1) Take small deposits and disburse loans 2) Distribute mutual funds. Ganesh Nagar. Jagmohan Dalmiya. India’s first space observatory Astrosat is set to be launched on Sep 28. 304 articles and 7 annexes. What is India’s ranking in the Global Innovation Index 2015 released recently? 1) 5th 2) 17th 3) 37th 4) 75th 5) 81st em y 114. The Retirement fund manager EPFO has decided to increase the benefits under the Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) scheme from the current Rs 3. Delhi) (GA-54) . Who among the following has won the Singapore Grand Prix F1 Championship? 1) Daniel Ricciardo 2) Kimi Raikkonen 3) Lewis Hamilton 4) Sebastian Vettel 5) None of these Ac 122. the country’s main nuclear facility recently? The nuclear reactor is seen as a source of weapons-grade plutonium. 1) Mexico 2) Chile 3) Canada 4) Venezuela 5) Belarus BS 125. 1) France 2) Germany 3) Japan 4) South Korea 5) North Korea 127.6 lakh to 1) Rs 4 lakh 2) Rs 5 lakh 3) Rs 5. Which of the following countries resumed normal operations at the Yongbyon complex.5 lakh 120. She was a renowned 1) singer 2) novelist 3) actress 4) psychologist 5) journalist 117. but charge market-linked rates thereafter? 1) Floating rates 2) Market rates 3) Prevailing rates 4) Teaser rates 5) None of these C 124.

1) Ashish Bahuguna 2) Keshni Anand 3) Yudhvir Singh Malik 4) Sindhushree Khullar 5) Rajesh Sharma C 139. ________ was conferred with 24th Vyaas Samman for the year 2014 on 22 Sep 2015. Nepal adopted its new constitution recently. Alexis Tsipras has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of which of the following countries? 1) Turkey 2) Greece 3) Spain 4) South Korea 5) Bulgaria 135. 1) Suresh Raina 2) Shikhar Dhawan 3) Rohit Sharma 4) Virat Kohli 5) Ajinkya Rahane 138. Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai.BSC Academy 128. Name the erstwhile CEO of food regulator FSSAI who has been appointed as the additional secretary of NITI Aayog recently. Name the Indian cricketer who was conferred with the honorary life membership by the Cricket Club of India (CCI) recently. Delhi) (GA-54) / 9 . ________ is in crisis after the revelation that about 11 mn of its cars with the EA 189 diesel engines globally have discrepancies between their emissions during tests and the actual road use. The new govt was sworn in Egypt recently.: C-37. PepsiCo Chairman Indra Nooyi and Shobhana Bhartia have been presented with the 2015 Global Leadership Award of the US India Business Council.5 bn deal to buy Apache and Chinook helicopters from which of the following companies recently? 1) Airbus 2) Boeing 3) Kazan Helicopters 4) Lockheed Martin 5) AgustaWestland 140. Which of the following animals has been declared the national animal of the country? 1) One-horned rhino 2) Bullock 3) Cow 4) Horse 5) Elephant Ac 136. He was awarded for his work ‘Premchand ki Kahaniyon ka Kaal Kramanusaar Adhyayan’. The International Day of Peace. Who among the following is the new Prime Minister of the country? 1) Hisham Zaazou 2) Zaki Badr 3) Ibrahim Mehleb 4) Sherif Ismail 5) Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi 134. 1) Volkswagen 2) General Motors 3) Ford Motors 4) Toyota 5) BMW BS 141. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ireland on the way to the US to attend UN General Assembly meeting. The capital city of Ireland is 1) Dublin 2) Sucre 3) Minsk 4) Vienna 5) Buenos Aires 143. The World Car Free Day is celebrated every year on 1) 19 Sep 2) 20 Sep 3) 21 Sep 4) 22 Sep 5) 23 Sep ad 133. Mariko Kipchumba won the 2015 Beijing Marathon recently. President Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Tourism Awards 2013-14 recently. sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day. is observed annually on 1) 18 Sep 2) 20 Sep 3) 21 Sep 4) 22 Sep 5) 23 Sep em y 129. 1) Ramdarash Misra 2) Narendra Kohli 3) Vishwanath Tripathi 4) Kamal Kishore Goenka 5) None of these 142. The Union Cabinet cleared $2. Which of the following countries successfully launched a newly-developed smaller version of carrier rocket Long March-6 as part of the country’s space program recently? 1) Indonesia 2) China 3) Malaysia 4) Vietnam 5) Thailand 131. Which of the following was awarded as the Best State/UT for Comprehensive Tourism Development? 1) Gujarat 2) Kerala 3) Maharashtra 4) Delhi 5) Karnataka 130. He belongs to 1) Kenya 2) Ethiopia 3) Eritrea 4) Jamaica 5) Jordan 137. Ganesh Nagar. Bhartia is the chairman of 1) Hindustan Times Group 2) Times Group 3) India Today Group 4) PTI 5) ANI 132. who won the ‘Community Impact Award’ at the prestigious Google Science Fair in California recently is a class IX student from Koraput district in 1) Maharashtra 2) Gujarat 3) Madhya Pradesh 4) Tamil Nadu 5) Odisha Javed R. Siddique (HO.

Ganesh Nagar. The govt has decided to appoint who among the following as the Sherpa for G-20 talks. replacing Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. Here. The telecom service provider Uninor announced it has rebranded itself as Telenor in India recently. Which of the following film has been selected as India’s official entry for the Oscars in the best foreign film category? 1) Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2) PK 3) Bahubali 4) Court 5) Tanu Weds Manu Returns 159. 1) State Bank of India 2) HDFC Bank 3) ICICI Bank 4) Axis Bank 5) Punjab National Bank 149. The social networking site Facebook announced a new name for the internet. 1) Uttar Pradesh 2) Rajasthan 3) Gujarat 4) Madhya Pradesh 5) Andhra Pradesh 150. some other communities and to economically backward classes (EBC) of unreserved categories recently. Delhi) (GA-54) . the term SWF stands for 1) Sovereign Wealth Fund 2) Stock Wealth Fund 3) Serial Wealth Fund 4) Surrendered Wealth Fund 5) Selected Wealth Fund 155. Who among the following has been made India’s new permanent representative at the UN? 1) Anil Wadhwa 2) Navtej Sarna 3) TCA Raghavan 4) Gautam Bambawale 5) Syed Akbaruddin 152. The GE Capital announced to exit from the credit card issuing joint venture with which of the following banks recently? The JV was set up in 1998. ________ passed two Bills providing reservation to Gujjars. Siddique (HO. 1) VK Saraswat 2) Arvind Panagariya 3) Arvind Subramanian 4) Bibek Debroy 5) Jagdish Bhagwati 157.org mobile website and app recently. The term ECB stands for 1) Excessive Commercial Borrowing 2) Extra Commercial Borrowing 3) External Commodity Borrowing 4) External Commercial Borrowing 5) None of these ad 148. Enda Kenny is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries? 1) Denmark 2) Croatia 3) Bolivia 4) Ireland 5) Austria 147. Who among the following will be India’s new high commissioner to Pakistan when the present high commissioner retires in Dec this year? 1) Amar Sinha 2) Anil Wadhwa 3) Navtej Sarna 4) TCA Raghavan 5) Gautam Bambawale C 154. SWFs and insurance funds as part of the ECBs. What is the new name? 1) Free Internet 2) Internet4All 3) Free Fire 4) Free Basic 5) Internet Now 158. The govt think-tank NITI Aayog has constituted an expert group on land leasing which will be headed by 1) JP Mishra 2) HS Meena 3) T Haque 4) Ashok Gulati 5) None of these 10 / Javed R.: C-37. India is in talks to set up a gas-based urea manufacturing plant at the Chabahar port in which of the following countries? 1) Egypt 2) Iran 3) Iraq 4) Afghanistan 5) Russia em y 145. The RBI proposed to allow domestic companies to borrow money from pension funds. The union cabinet approved the setting up of an Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) which will be initially located at the Institute for Physically Handicapped situated in 1) Chennai 2) Hyderabad 3) New Delhi 4) Bengaluru 5) Jaipur 146.9 billion as per Forbes magazine’s latest India rich list released recently? 1) Sachin Bansal 2) Azim Premji 3) Dilip Shanghvi 4) Mukesh Ambani 5) None of these 153. The telecom company which entered India in 2009 is based in 1) Norway 2) Sweden 3) Denmark 4) UK 5) Russia BS 156. Who among the following has been named India’s richest with a net worth of USD 18.BSC Academy 144. Martin Winterkorn resigned as the CEO of which of the following leading global automakers recently? 1) Toyota 2) BMW 3) Volkswagen 4) General Motors 5) Renault Ac 151. The RBI has said that the companies will now be able to borrow up to $50 mn in ECBs with 3-year maturities and more than $50 million for 5-year maturities.

The next G20 Leaders’ Summit is scheduled on Nov 15-16 at Antalya in 1) Turkey 2) Argentina 3) Germany 4) South Korea 5) Mexico em y 161. Which of the following pairs won the women’s doubles title of the Guangzhou Open 2015 recently? 1) Julia Glushko and Rebecca Peterson 2) Anna-Lena Friedsam and Monica Niculescu 3) Xu Shilin and You Xiaodi 4) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis 5) None of these Javed R.22 lakh cr for loans to be given by state-run banks under the PMMY. Germany and 1) South Africa 2) Italy 3) Indonesia 4) South Korea 5) Brazil 169. KN Tripathi got additional charge of Governor of Tripura recently. The initial contribution of China to the fund will be 1) USD 500 mn 2) USD 1 bn 3) USD 1. Who among the following won the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Adelaide recently? 1) Peter Gilchrist 2) Pankaj Advani 3) Mike Russell 4) Hamza Akbar 5) Geet Sethi 175. The Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a fund to support South-South cooperation recently. 4) It is a non-banking financial company. The members of G4 group include India. Ganesh Nagar. 1) Guyana 2) St Vincentand the Grenadines 3) Suriname 4) Venezuela 5) Trinidad and Tobago 4) Thailand 5) Philippines 171. ________ has received the SKOCH Award for smart governance for its initiatives on UAN programme and transformation of social security agenda in India. Siddique (HO. Japan. 2) It is a private sector bank. Which of the following automakers in India launched country’s first quadricycle named ‘Qute’ recently? 1) Tata Motors 2) Force Motors 3) Renault 4) Bajaj Auto 5) Mahindra & Mahindra 168. The term PMMY stands for Pradhan Mantri ________ Yojana. The World Tourism Day is observed every year on 1) 21 Sep 2) 26 Sep 3) 27 Sep 4) 28 Sep 5) 29 Sep C 170. He is the present governor of 1) Assam 2) Odisha 3) West Bengal 4) Jharkhand 5) Arunachal Pradesh 164. Delhi) (GA-54) / 11 . The Indian Army will hold its largest ever multi-nation military exercise named the Field Training Exercise (FTX-2016) with 18 ASEAN plus nations in Mar 2016 in 1) Goa 2) Vishakhapatnam 3) Amritsar 4) Ladakh 5) Pune 174. Matthias Mueller has been appointed as the new CEO which of the following automakers recently? 1) General Motors 2) Volkswagen 3) Ford 4) Renault 5) Toyota ad 165. Ngultrum is the currency of which of the following countries? 1) Bhutan 2) Malaysia 3) Sri Lanka BS 172. Which of the following statements is correct about IDBI Bank? 1) It is a public sector bank. Who among the following will be India’s next high commissioner to London in the recent reshuffle in the Ministry of Economic Affairs? 1) Navtej Sarna 2) Anil Wadhwa 3) Gautam Bambawale 4) Syed Akbaruddin 5) None of these 162.: C-37.5 bn 4) USD 2 bn 5) USD 2.BSC Academy 160. India will host the first G4 summit since 2004 which is aimed at giving strong push to negotiation for UNSC reform.5 bn 173. 1) Mudra 2) Mandal 3) Mahila 4) Milk 5) Model Ac 167. 3) It is a foreign bank. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has set a target of Rs 1. David Granger is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries? About 40 per cent of the population of this country is of Indian descent. 5) None of these 166. 1) IRDA 2) EPFO 3) RBI 4) SEBI 5) SIDBI 163.

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