Sat. May 25th, 2024

1. Helmut Kohl passed away recently. He is remembered for reuniting which of the following countries?
1. France
2. Spain
3. Germany
4. Sweden
5. UK

2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Portugal along with his upcoming visit to the US. The capital cityof Portugal is
1. Amsterdam
2. Lisbon
3) Warsaw
4. Nuuk
5. Edinburgh

3. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Kochi Metro in Kerala recently. Who among the following is the present governor of Kerala?
1. Kiran Bedi
2. Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
3. P Sathasivam
4. C Vidyasagar Rao
5. ESLNarasimhan

4. Which country recently ratified automatic exchange of information (AEOI) sharing with India and 40 other countries and will share the first set of information in 2019?
1. Mauritius
2. Singapore
3. Panama
4. US
5. Switzerland

5. The Centre has made it mandatory to quote the Aadhaar number for opening bank accounts and for transactions exceeding
1. Rs10,000
2. Rs20,000
3. Rs25,000
4. Rs50,000
5. Rs 1 lakh

6. The RBI Deputy Governor SS Mundra recently said that public sector banks might require more than the budgeted capital infusion from the govt in the current financial year which is just
1. Rs 10,000 cr
2. Rs 12,000 cr
3. Rs 15,000 cr
4. Rs 18,000 cr
5. Rs 20,000 cr

7. What is India’s ranking on the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2017 released by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)?
1. 38th
2. 45th
3. 57th
4. 60th
5. 78th

8. The RBI has placed Central Bank of India under prompt corrective action (PCA). The headquarters of the Central Bank of India is located in
1. New Delhi
2. Kolkata
3. Mumbai
4. Chennai
5. Bengaluru

9. Which country recently successfully launched its first X-ray space telescope to study black holes? The 2.5-tonne Hard Xray Modulation Telescope (HXMT) is named ‘Insight.’
1. South Korea
2. France
3. US
4. Japan
5. China

10. The govt has approved the Interest Subvention Scheme (ISS) for farmers for the year 2017-18 and has earmarked a sum of ________ for this purpose.
1. Rs 12,250 cr
2. Rs 14,500 cr
3. Rs 16,722 cr
4. Rs 18,920 cr
5. Rs 20,339 cr

11. Reenat Sandhu has been named as India’s new Ambassador to
1. Italy
2. France
3. Spain
4. Denmark
5. Netherlands

12. Which of the following is NOT among the eight private sector banks that got ‘high’ rating for their adherence to code compliance set up by the BCSBI?
1. RBLBank
2. Federal Bank
3. IndusInd Bank
4. DCB Bank
5. Axis Bank

13. The “Pandharichi Wari” is the 700 years old culture of which state in which devotees of Lord Vitthala called Varkari trace the route to Pandharpur?
1. Gujarat
2. Odisha
3. Maharashtra
4. West Bengal
5. Tamil Nadu

14. As manyas 20 Indian firms have been named in the latest list of top 100 companies in the Nikkei Asian Review’s Asia 300 which is topped by
1. SONY(Japan)
2. Huawei (China)
3. Xiaomi (China)
4. Largan Precision (Largan Precision)
5. Samsung (South Korea)

15. PN Bhagwati, who passed away recently, was the former
1. Chief Justice of India
2. Chief Election Commissioner of India
3. Comptroller and Auditor General
4. RBI Governor 5. None of these

16._________ has become the first person in the world to reach 100 million followers on Twitter.
1. Barack Obama
2. Narendra Modi
3. Katy Perry
4. Justin Bieber
5.Vladimir Putin

17. Who among the following celebrities recently pledged Rs 1 cr for linking of rivers?
1. Amitabh Bachchan
2. Rakesh Roshan
3. Prabhas
4. Chiranjeevi
5. Rajinikanth

18. Which of the following is the capital city of Ecuador?
1. Asmara
2. Quito
3. Tallinn
4. Bujumbura
5. Khartoum

19. The 2017 BRICS Summit is scheduled to be held in Sep in
1. NewDelhi (India)
2. Moscow (Russia)
3. Riode Janeiro (Brazil)
4. Xiamen (China)
5. CapeTown (South Africa)

20. The Union Cabinet recently gave its nod to the signing of MoU between India and Armenia on cooperation on youth matters. The capital city of Armenia is
1. Yerevan
2. Quito
3. Tallinn
4. Bujumbura
5. Khartoum

21. Ajit Vinayak Gupte has been named India’s next Ambassador to
1. Finland
2. Norway
3. Denmark
4. Sweden
5. Chile

22. A raging forest fires in which of the following countries killed at least 62 people and injured scores of others recently? The capital of the country is Lisbon.
1. Spain
2. Canada
3. Poland
4. Netherlands
5. Portugal

23. The ICC World Twenty20 Champion ship’s seventh edition is all set to be scrapped. The championship was scheduled in
1. 2017
2. 2018
3. 2019
4. 2020
5. 2021

24. Who was appointed New President of India?
1. Pranab Mukarjee
2. Atchal kumar jyothi
3. Ramnath Kovind
4. Venkiah Naidu

25. Mukesh Ambani-led RIL along with which company is going to work in India’s energy downstream business in both unconve national and unconventional fuel?
1. BP Plc
2. Saudi Aramco
3. Rosneft
4. ExxonMobil
5. None of these

26. Which state govt has inaugurated a medical devices park in Medak district what it claims to be the country’s biggest facility?
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Karnataka
3. Telangana
4. Tamil Nadu
5. Odisha

27. The term “Sagar Samrat” is associated with which of the following?
1. Aircraft Carrier
2. Submarine
3. Manmade Island
4. Fishing area
5. Oil exploration platform

28. The Union Cabinet has approved the extension of the interest subvention scheme for farmers to 2017-18. The ISS will be implemented by
1. SIDBI
2. NABARD
3. RBI
4. SBI
5. NHB

29. Which of the following buildings has acquired an ‘image trademark’, making it the first building in the country to get intellectual property rights protection for its architectural design?
1. Taj Mahal Palace Hotel (Mumbai)
2. LotusTemple (NewDelhi)
3. Amer Fort (Jaipur)
4. Lake Palace(Udaipur)
5. Victoria Tower (Mumbai)

30. The term “IREDA” is associated with which of the following?
1. Railways
2. Renewable energy
3. Roadways
4. Rural employment
5. None of these

31. The RBI has reduced the risk weightage on home loans above Rs 75 lakh from 75% earlier to
1. 70%
2. 65%
3. 60%
4. 55%
5. 50%

32. According to a circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India on 1 Jul 2014, the maximum validity of pre- paid gift instruments is
1. five years
2. one years
3. two years
4. three years
5. four years

33.________ has signed an agreement with American firm Lockheed Martin to produce and export new generation F-16 fighter aircraft in India.
1. Tata Advance Systems
2. Mahindra & Mahindra
3. L&T
4. Punj Lloyd
5. Reliance Defence

34. Ram Nath Kovind, who has been declared Presidential candidate bythe ruling NDA, recently resigned as the governor of
1. West Bengal
2. Uttar Pradesh
3.Bihar
4. Odisha
5. Madhya Pradesh

35. The World Refugee Day is observed across the world on
1. 02 Jun
2. 10 Jun
3. 20 Jun
4. 25 Jun
5. 30 Jun

36. India has ratified the United Nations International Convention on Road Transports, TIR. India is country to ratify the convention.
1. 41st
2. 51st
3. 61st
4. 71st
5. 81st

37. Prof Predhiman Krishan Kaw passed away recently. He is regarded as the father of India’s 
1. space programme
2. digitisation programme
3. hybrid seeds programme
4. missile technologyprogramme
5. nuclear fusion programme

38. The International Yoga Day is celebrated world-wide on
1. 11 Jun
2. 17 Jun
3. 19 Jun
4. 21 Jun
5. 23 Jun

39. Which of the following states operates over 4,000 Mee Seva (e-governance centres) in the State?
1. Kerala
2. Nagaland
3. Odisha
4. Karnataka
5. Telangana

40.__________ has been appointed as the new Department of Economic Affairs Secretary.
1. Subhash C Garg
2. BPSharma
3. NK Sinha
4.Yudhvir Singh Malik
5. Aruna Sundararajan

Answers : 
1.2        2.4      3.1      4.3      5.5      6.1      7.3      8.5      9.4    10.4 
11.1    12.1    13.5    14.5    15.5    16.4    17.4    18.2    19.4    20.3
21.3    22.5    23.2    24.3    25.4    26.1    27.3    28.4    29.2    30.1 
31.5    32.3    33.2    34.4    35.1    36.3    37.5    38.2    39.4    40.1

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