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1. George Baker was nominated as member of the Anglo-Indian Community to the Lok Sabha in July 2015. He is an:
a) Actor                      b) Doctor        c) Painter        d) Banker        e) Musician
2. Ashish Bahuguna was appointed  as the new Chairman of which of the following regulatory authorities in July 2015?
a) CERC                      b) TRAI                       c) IRDAI         d) FSSAI        e) PFRDA
3. A.P. J Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on July 27, 2015. He served as the ……. President of India from 2002 to 2007.
a) 9th    b) 10th c) 11th  d) 12th e) 13th
4. Who among the following Indian-American academicians is the head of NITI Aayog-appointed Expert Committee on Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Self-Employment & Talent Utilisation (SETU)?
a) Rakesh Khurana     b) Tarun Khanna                  c) Dipak Jain              d) Mohanbir Sawhney
e) Nirmalya Kumar
5. Who among the following was appointed as the new Director General of TERI following the removal of R.K. Pachauri in July 2015?
a) Sarthak Behuria                  b) Kirit Parikh c) Ajay Mathur         d) Sunita Narain
e) Madhav Gadgil
6. Ram Sewak Sharma was appointed as the new Chairman of which of the following regulatory authorities in July 2015?
a) CERC                      b) TRAI                      c) IRDAI         d) FSSAI         e) PFRDA
7. India’s Anshu Gupta was selected for the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award in July 2015. He is the founder of which of the following NGOs?
a) Prayas                     b) Goonj         c) Parivartan               d) Nirantar      e) Udyogini
8. Who among the following Chief Ministers has announced a cash prize of  5 crore for Olympic gold medal winners from the state?
a) Raman Singh          b) Vasundhara Raje    c) Parkash Singh Badal                      d) Anandiben Patel
e) J. Jayalalithaa
9. Who among the following Chief Ministers has announced to observe birthday of late kalam as “Youth Renaissance Day”?
a) Raman Singh          b) Vasundhara Raje    c) Parkash Singh Badal                      d) Anandiben Patel
e) J. Jayalalithaa
10. Filipe Nyusi came on an official visit to India in August 2015. He is the President of which African nation?
a) Morocco     b) Liberia        c) Madagascar d) Chad           e) Mozambique



11. The government has decided to observe August 7 as which of the following?
a) National Handicrafts                      b) National Handloom Day              c) National Khadi Day
d) National Artisans Day       e) National Design Day
12. The government signed a peace accord with Naga rebel outfit NSCN(IM) in New Delhi in August 2015. Who among the following is the Chief Minister of Nagaland?
a) S.C. Jamir               b) Neiphiu Rio            c) T. R. Zeliang         d) Kiyanilie Peseyie            e) Kihoto Hollon
13. A ‘Yodha Park’ to commemorate 50 years of the 1965 Indo-Pak war was inaugurated at which of the following places in August 2015?
a) Kanpur        b) Ambala       c) Mathura    d) Amristar     e) Ferozepur
14. Om Prakash Rawat was in news in August 2015 for his appointment as which of the following?
a) Railway Board Member     b) Information Commissioner        c) Election Commissioner
d) Vigilance Commissioner               e) NITI Aayog Member
15. Who among the following was appointed as the new Governor of Bihar in August 2015?
a) Tathagata Roy        b) Ram Nath Kovind            c) Nirbhay Sharma     d) Purushottam Rupala
e) V. Shanmuganthan
16. ………, 2015 was observed as the Hiroshima Day in commemoration of 70th anniversary of atomic bombing on Hiroshima.
a) August 2     b) August 4     c) August 6     d) August 8     e) August 10
17. Alka Panda was appointed as the new Director General of which of the following in July 2015?
a) Indian Standards Institute (ISI)      b) Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
c) Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR & D)
d) National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence (NDRF & CD)
e) National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)
18. Dr. Suniti Solomon died at the age of 76 in Chennai on July 28, 2015. She was known for research in which of the following?
a) TB   b) Swine flu    c) Malaria       d) HIV/AIDS e) Parkinson’s Disease
19. Who among the following economists is the author of the book ‘Hubris: Why Economists Failed To Predict The Crisis And How To Avoid The Next One’ released in July 2015?
a) Amartya Sen           b) Pankaj Chandra                  c) Jagdish Bhagwati   d) Lord Meghnad Desai
e) Arvind Panagariya
20. Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed on …….. , 2015.
a) July 22        b) July 24        c) July 26       d) July 28        e) July 30
21. Who among the following was appointed as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh in August 2015?
a) Acharya Dev Virat                       b) Bijoya Chakravarty            c) Bharat Singh Parmar
d) Hukumdev Narayan Yadav
22. Which is the only paramilitary force to have won a ‘Shaurya Chakra,’ a military medal, at the Independence Day Gallantry Awards announced in August 2015?
a) CRPF                     b) CISF           c) SSB d) BSF e) ITBP
23. The Gujar Mal Modi Award, conferred on Prof. Mustansir Barma in August 2015, is given for achievements in which of the following?
a) Sports         b) Literature   c) Photography           d) Science & Technology     e) Entrepreneurship
24. The Kuvempu National Award, conferred on Shyam Manohar in August 2015, is given for achievements in which of the following?
a) Sports                     b) Literature             c) Photography           d) Science & Technology
e) Entrepreneurship
25. National Remote Sensing Day was celebrated on August 12, 2015 to mark the birth anniversary of who among the following?
a) C.V. Raman            b) Vikram Sarabhai c) M. Visvesvaraya    d) AP J Abdul Kalam

e) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar
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