GENERAL AWARENESS

 

General Affairs  4

1. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 36 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. OECD is headquartered in 

1) Rome          2) New York            3) Beijing           4) Vienna             5) Paris

2. FIFA 2026 will be hosted by which of the following countries?

1) US              2) Canada           3) Mexico                4) France            5) All 1, 2 & 3

3. India and the U.S. on Sept 06 signed the foundational or enabling agreement COMCASA on the side-lines of the inaugural 2+2 dialogue. What does ‘S’ stands for in the term ‘COMCASA’ – Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement

1) Space         2) Science              3) Security                   4) Society                 5) Shares

4. Which IIMs institute has launched a Bharat Inclusion Initiative to build knowledge and foster innovation and entrepreneurial activity across areas such as financial inclusion, livelihood, education and health?

1) IIM-Patna          2) IIM-Ahmedabad                3) IIM-Ranchi              4) IIM-Lucknow
5) IIM-Delhi

5. ‘Kabir Mahotsav’ was organized by which ministry to commemorate the 500th year of death anniversary (punya tithi) of 15th century poet-saint Kabir?

1) Ministry of Human & Resource Development
2) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
3) Ministry of Tourism
4) Ministry of Culture
5) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

6. Pilibhit Tiger Reserve is situated in which of the following states?

1) Uttar Pradesh           2) Uttrakhand             3) Madhya Pradesh         4) Assam          

5) Jammu & Kashmir

7. Assumption Island is a small island in 

1) Ireland         2) Hawaii            3) Seychelles              4) Auckland         5) Spain

8. The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of which Indian cities were inscribed in the World Heritage Sites (WHS) list at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain?

1) Panji         2) Delhi            3) Gwalior              4) Mumbai              5) Bhopal

9. What is the theme of 2018 Yoga Day, celebrated in June 21?

1) Yoga for Energy                2) Yoga for Peace                 3) Yoga for Meditation
4) Yoga for Spirituality      5) Yoga for Power

10. Indra Sagar Dam is situated in which Indian states?

1) Andhra Pradesh            2) Telangana             3) Madhya Pradesh           4) Odisha
5) Karnataka

11. Patratu Thermal Power Plant is in 

1) Goa             2) Madhya Pradesh               3) Odisha            4) Haryana               5) Jharkhand

12. Dudhwa National Park is situated in which Indian states? 

1) Jammu & Kashmir           2) Manipur            3) Assam              4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Gujarat

General Affairs  3

  1. World’s oldest person, Chiyo Miyako, died recently. She was a resident of

1) Thailand      2) South Korea            3) Philippines              4) Vietnam      5) Japan

  1. Jehan Daruvala is associated with which of the following games?

1) Motor racing         2) Chess          3) Shooting     4) Luge            5) Wushu

  1. A national programme was launched recently by the govt to eliminate which of the following diseases by 2030?

1) Tuberculosis            2) AIDS          3) Viral Hepatitis       4) Swine flu    5) Dengue

  1. Mount Rinjani, a popular trekking destination, is situated in which of the following countries?

1) Cambodia   2) Venezuela   3) Lebanon      4) Indonesia   5) Fiji

  1. The govt recently proposed to make an equity infusion of what amount in state-owned Air India under a turnaround plan?

1) Rs 880 cr                 2) Rs 980 cr               3) Rs 1020 cr               4) Rs 1250 cr    5) Rs 1410 cr

  1. P Radhakrishnan and Shiv Pratap Shukla are Ministers of State in which of the following ministries in the present govt?

    1) Finance      2) Commerce               3) Civil Aviation         4) HRD           5) Home

  1. Which of the following Indian states published the Natiunal Register of Citizens (NRC) recently?

1) Delhi           2) West Bengal           3) Assam         4) Tripura        5) Maharashtra

  1. The International Army Games 2018 started recently in which city?

1) London       2) New York   3) Beijing        4) Moscow      5) Paris

  1. Which of the following teams won the boy’s title at the WSF-World Junior Squash team championship in Chennai recently?

1) India           2) Japan           3) France         4) England      5) Egypt

  1. The eight core sector industries registered a seven-month high growth of what per cent in Jun 2018?

1) 6.3 per cent             2) 6.7 per cent       3) 6.9 per cent        4) 7.1 per cent     5) 7.3 per cent

General Affairs  2

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Afghanistan President in New Delhi recently. The present President of Afghanistan is

1) Ashraf Ghani        2) Abdul Rashid Dostum            3) Abdullah Abdullah

4) Hamid Karzai        5) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

  1. Satyarup Siddhanta, Mousumi Khatua created history recently by climbing Asia’s highest volcanic peak Mount Damavand. Mount Damavand is situated in

1) Pakistan        2) Afghanistan         3) China           4) Myanmar     5) Iran

  1. India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for construction of a 5000-metric ton temperature controlled warehouse in Dambulla in which country?

1) Nepal       2) Bhutan        3) Thailand        4) Sri Lanka      5) Philippines

  1. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved new KYC norms for Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI). The headquarters of SEBI is located in

1) Lucknow        2) Hyderabad         3) Mumbai       4) New Delhi       5) Kolkata

  1. Which state govt has decided to open a new trekking route in Mirik, passing through picturesque tea gardens, forests and mountains?

1) Sikkim      2) West Bengal        3) Assam                4 ) Manipur      5) Tripura

  1. Eliud Kipchoge recently set a new marathon world record of 2 hour 1 minute 39 seconds in Berlin. He hails from

1) Jordan         2) Jamaica          3) Kenya           4) Nigeria            5) Ghana

  1. A court in which of the following countries recently ordered extradition of British middleman Christian Michel to India in the AgustaWestland chopper case?

1) Saudi Arabia       2) Italy     3) Kuwait       4) Spain        5) UAE

  1. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) recently approved financial assistance of what amount for repair and safety of 198 dams in the country?

1) Rs 2666 cr         2) Rs 2862 cr          3) Rs 3076 cr         4) Rs 3246 cr         5) Rs 3466 cr

  1. The host of the 2018 Asia Cup cricket tournament is

1) Malaysia       2) UAE        3) Bangladesh           4) Sri Lanka           5) Pakistan

  1. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu met President of Chamber of Deputies of Romania, Liviu Dragnea, during his recent visit to the country. The capital of Romania is

1) Kingston         2) Bucharest            3) Helsinki            4) Budapest           5) Copenhagen

 

General Affairs  1

1. Pinarayi Vijayan is the current Chief Minister of which State?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Goa 
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Sikkim

2. Pin Valley National Park is located in –

  1. Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Utrakhand
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Punjab
  5. Haryana

3. INS Kalvari is an indigenously developed – 

  1. Submarine
  2. Aircraft Carrier
  3. Armoured Combat Vehicle
  4. Artillery
  5. Radar System

4. The Headquarter of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)  is located  at ?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Jaipur
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Delhi
  5. Bangalore

5. Which of the following is the Capital of Nigeria ?

  1. Abadan
  2. Abuja
  3. Bauchi
  4. Porto Novo
  5. None of these

6. World Water Day is observed on which of the following date ?

  1. 12 January
  2. 20 April
  3. 27 May
  4. 22 March
  5. 19 June

7. Tehri Dam is located on which River?

  1. Narmada
  2. Bhagirathi
  3. Koyna
  4. Krishna
  5. Godavari

8. Manika Batra, who won Gold in CWG 2018, is a player of –

  1. Table Tennis
  2. Badminton
  3. Shooting
  4. Weighlifting
  5. Wrestling

9. Headquarter of UNESCO is in – 

  1. London, United Kingdom
  2. Paris, France
  3. Geneva, Switzerland
  4. Washington DC, USA
  5. Brussels, Belgium

10. Dr Hemu Adhikari recently passed away. He was a renowned –

  1. Actor
  2. Economist
  3. Journalist
  4. Novalist
  5. None of these

 

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