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Bsc kundan sir daily gk questions useful for ibps po main and ibps clerks main--1.10.2015 to 20.10.2015


Bsc kundan sir daily gk questions useful for ibps po main and ibps clerks main

1 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 What is India’s current ranking among 140 countries on the Global Competitiveness Index released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) recently?
1) 91st 
2) 71st
3) 55th 
4) 32nd
5) 27th 
Answer:- 3) 55th
Ques. : 2 Which of the following countries topped the Global Competitiveness Index released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) recently?
1) Netherlands 
2) Germany
3) US 
4) Singapore
5) Switzerland 
Answer:- 5) Switzerland
Ques. : 3 The RBI announced, recently, that the limits for FPI investment in govt securities (G-Sec) will be raised in phases (by Mar 2018) to what per cent of the outstanding stock?
1) 2 per cent 
2) 3 per cent
3) 4 per cent 
4) 5 per cent
5) 6 per cent 
Answer:- 4) 5 per cent
Ques. : 4 As per the fourth policy review of the RBI announced on 29 Sep, India’s GDP growth estimate for 2015-16 is
1) 7.6 per cent 
2) 7.4 per cent
3) 7.2 per cent 
4) 7.1 per cent
5) 6.9 per cent 
Answer:- 2) 7.4 per cent
Ques. : 5 The govt appointed who among the following brand ambassador(s) for its Digital India campaign?
1) Pranav Mistry 
2) Ankit Fadia
3) Krati Tiwari 
4) Satwat Jagwani
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 6 MR Poovamma and Babita Kumari were conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award 2015 recently. Poovamma is an athlete and Babita is a(n)
1) archer 
2) wrestler
3) boxer 
4) weightlifter
5) shooter 
Answer:- 2) wrestler
Ques. : 7 The govt launched its Green Highways Policy 2015 recently. Under this policy, every year what per cent of the total cost of highway projects will go the Green Highways Fund?
1) 1 per cent 
2) 1.5 per cent
3) 2 per cent 
4) 2.5 per cent
5) 3 per cent 
Answer:- 1) 1 per cent
Ques. : 8 At present, who among the following is the Minister of State of Culture & Tourism (Independent Charge) in the Union Cabinet?
1) Mahesh Sharma 
2) Ram Shankar Katheria
3) Kiren Rijiju 
4) Jagat Prakash Nadda
5) Ashok Gajapathi Raju 
Answer:- 1) Mahesh Sharma
Ques. : 9 Cuba backed India's bid for permanent seat in UNSC recently. What is the currency of Cuba?
1) Peso 
2) Shekel
3) Krone 
4) Real
5) Euro 
Answer:- 1) Peso
Ques. : 10 Eight public sector banks received the capital infusion of Rs 13,955 cr by the central govt recently. Which of the following PSBs is NOT among them?
1) Andhra Bank 
2) Corporation Bank
3) Dena Bank 
4) Canara Bank
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these



3 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The index of eight core industries registered a growth of 2.6 per cent in Aug 2015 compared to its levels in Aug 2014. Which of the following is NOT included in the eight core industries?
1) Coal 
2) Automobiles
3) Electricity 
4) Steel
5) Cement 
Answer:- 2) Automobiles
Ques. : 2 India submitted the INDCs, related to the climate change, to the United Nations recently. What is the full form of INDC?
1) Intended Notified Determined Contribution 
2) Intended Nationally Described Contribution
3) Intended Nationally Determined Contribution 
4) India’s Nationally Determined Contribution
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Intended Nationally Determined Contribution
Ques. : 3 Name the Indian-American professor who has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow with a “genius grant” of $625,000.
1) Ajit Rangnekar 
2) Nitin Nohria
3) Dipak Jain 
4) Kartik Chandran
5) Rakesh Khurana 
Answer:- 4) Kartik Chandran
Ques. : 4 Which of the following countries will host the G20 summit in 2018? Turkey is hosting 2015 summit.
1) China 
2) Germany
3) Japan 
4) India
5) Australia 
Answer:- 4) India
Ques. : 5 Heena Sidhu is associated with which of the following games? She won gold medal in the Asian Championship recently.
1) Archery 
2) Boxing
3) Shootin 
4) Weightlifting
5) Wrestling 
Answer:- 3) Shootin
Ques. : 6 Which of the following countries launched the 20th satellite for its BeiDou Navigation system recently?
1) Japan 
2) Germany
3) UK 
4) France
5) China 
Answer:- 5) China
Ques. : 7 The International Day of Older Persons is observed across the world on
1) 30 Sep 
2) 1 Oct
3) 2 Oct 
4) 4 Oct
5) 5 Oct 
Answer:- 2) 1 Oct
Ques. : 8 India announced to reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 per cent from 2005 level by the year
1) 2020 
2) 2025
3) 2030 
4) 2035
5) 2050 
Answer:- 3) 2030
Ques. : 9 India was included in the list of 34 countries by which country, recently, to automatically share information under the FATCA regulations?
1) US 
2) Switzerland
3) Mauritius 
4) Germany
5) Australia 
Answer:- 1) US
Ques. : 10 Which of the following is the latest private bank in India which started its operations on 1 Oct?
1) Bandhan Bank 
2) IDFC Bank
3) Aditya Birla Nuvo 
4) National Securities Depository Limited
5) Department of Posts 
Answer:- 2) IDFC Bank




5 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Who among the following was elected unopposed as the new BCCI President recently?
1) Sharad Pawar
2) Shashank Manohar
3) Anurag Thakur
4) Rajeev Shukla
5) Sundar Raman
Answer:- 2) Shashank Manohar
Ques. : 2 Who won the women’s doubles title of the Wuhan Open 2015?
1) Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu
2) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
3) Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan
4) Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Anastasia Rodionova
5) Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears
Answer:- 2) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
Ques. : 3 The Google Inc has now morphed into Alphabet Inc. Who among the following is the CEO of the Alphabet?
1) Sundar Pichai
2) Eric Schmidt
3) Sergey Brin
4) Larry Page
5) Marissa Mayer
Answer:- 4) Larry Page
Ques. : 4 The 2015 Right Livelihood Awards were announced recently. Who among the following is NOT in the list of awardees of the prestigious award that is also known as Alternative Nobel Prize?
1) Tony de Brum and the People of the Marshall Islands
2) Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada)
3) Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera (Uganda)
4) Gino Strada and his organisation ‘Emergency’ (Italy)
5) None of these
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 5 Which of the following countries has becomes the world’s largest producer of cotton as per the data released for the marketing year of 2014-2015?
1) China
2) India
3) US
4) Indonesia
5) Brazil
Answer:- 2) India
Ques. : 6 The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first solar-powered court in Khunti district of which of the following states recently?
1) Odisha
2) Bihar
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Rajasthan
5) Jharkhand
Answer:- 5) Jharkhand
Ques. : 7 Name the golfer who was voted as the PGA Tour Player of the Year recently.
1) Padraig Harrington
2) Tony Finau
3) Justin Thomas
4) Daniel Berger
5) Jordan Spieth
Answer:- 5) Jordan Spieth
Ques. : 8 _________ won the women’s singles title of the Wuhan Open 2015.
1) Angelique Kerber
2) Garbine Muguruza
3) Victoria Azarenka
4) Venus Williams
5) Serena Williams
Answer:- 4) Venus Williams
Ques. : 9 _________ became the first institution worldwide to launch mVisa - a card-less and device-less payment solution recently.
1) ICICI Bank
2) HDFC Bank
3) SBI
4) HDBC
5) Standard Chartered
Answer:- 1) ICICI Bank
Ques. : 10 The World Vegetarian Day is observed every year on
1) 30 Sep
2) 1 Oct
3) 2 Oct
4) 4 Oct
5) 5 Oct
Answer:- 2) 1 Oct
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6 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The NABARD has sanctioned a loan of Rs 2,112.34 cr under the RIDF - XXI to the Govt of Gujarat for two irrigation projects. The term RIDF stands for
1) Rural Irrigation Development Fund 
2) Rural Irrigation Diversification Fund
3) Rural Infrastructure Development Fund 
4) Rural Infrastructure Diversification Fund
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
Ques. : 2 The annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank to be attended by the world’s finance ministers and central bank governors will be held from Oct 7-11 in
1) Shanghai, China 
2) Tokyo, Japan
3) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
4) Lima, Peru
5) New York, US 
Answer:- 4) Lima, Peru
Ques. : 3 As announced by the revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, the govt collected what amount during the 90-day black money disclosure compliance window?
1) Rs 2,488 cr 
2) Rs 4,147 cr
3) Rs 3,770 cr
4) Rs 1,931 cr
5) Rs 5,317 cr
Answer:- 2) Rs 4,147 cr
Ques. : 4 As per a latest World Bank report, India’s poverty rate is lowest among nations with poor population and the world is moving closer to the historic goal of ending poverty by
1) 2020 
2) 2025
3) 2030 
4) 2035
5) 2050 
Answer:- 3) 2030
Ques. : 5 The 26th edition of the coordinated patrol (CORPAT) naval exercise is being held from Oct 3-21 between India and
1) Malaysia 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Indonesia 
4) Bangladesh
5) China 
Answer:- 3) Indonesia
Ques. : 6 Name the leading Indian industrialist felicitated by the city of Coventry recently with its highest award in recognition of his contributions to the West Midlands region of central England.
1) Ratan Tata 
2) Mukesh Ambani
3) Sunil Bharti Mittal 
4) Gautam Adani
5) Cyrus Pallonji Mistry 
Answer:- 1) Ratan Tata
Ques. : 7 RC Bhargava has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the Forbes India Leadership Awards, 2015. He is the present chairman of
1) Mahindra & Mahindra 
2) Bajaj Auto
3) Force Motors 
4) Hero MotoCorp
5) Maruti Suzuki 
Answer:- 5) Maruti Suzuki
Ques. : 8 The prestigious Nobel Prize for medicine has been awarded to who among the following this year for work on parasitic diseases?
1) William Campbell (Ireland) 
2) Satoshi Omura (Japan)
3) Youyou Tu (China) 
4) All the above jointly
5) Only 1) and 3) 
Answer:- 4) All the above jointly
Ques. : 9 The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) established the world's highest terrestrial centre at 17,600 feet above sea level, recently, in
1) Ladakh 
2) Shimla
3) Kargil 
4) Itanagar
5) Gangtok 
Answer:- 1) Ladakh
Ques. : 10 The World Teachers Day is observed on
1) 5 Oct 
2) 6 Oct
3) 4 Oct 
4) 3 Oct
5) 2 Oct 
Answer:- 1) 5 Oct

7 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The World Habitat Day is observed every year on the first
1) Sunday of Oct 
2) Monday of Oct
3) Tuesday of Oct 
4) Wednesday of Oct
5) Friday of Oct 
Answer:- 2) Monday of Oct
Ques. : 2 The German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in India on a three-day visit. Which of the following is NOT correct about India and Germany?
1) Germany is India’s largest trading partner in EU. 
2) Germany is eighth largest investor in India.
3) India and Germany signed 18 MoUs during German Chancellor’s recent visit.
4) Germany is a member of G4 nations along with India.
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 3 The World Bank released its report on poverty around the world. The WB uses an updated international poverty line of US ______ a day.
1) $1 
2) $1.25
3) $1.50 
4) $1.90
5) $2 
Answer:- 4) $1.90
Ques. : 4 Which of the following state-owned banks has announced to have detected Rs 350 cr bill discounting irregularity and initiated an investigation into it?
1) Punjab National Bank 
2) Bank of Baroda
3) Canara Bank 
4) Bank of India
5) Indian Overseas Bank 
Answer:- 2) Bank of Baroda
Ques. : 5 The prestigious Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to who among the following this year for the discovery of neutrino oscillations?
1) Takaaki Kajita (Japan) 
2) Arthur McDonald (Canada)
3) Shuji Nakamura (US) 
4) Both 1) and 2) jointly
5) Both 1) and 3) jointly 
Answer:- 4) Both 1) and 2) jointly
Ques. : 6 The book “Neither a Hawk nor a Dove: An Insider's Account of Pakistan's Foreign Policy” has been authored by who among the following?
1) Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri 
2) Natwar Singh
3) John McCain 
4) Imran Khan
5) Fauzia Kasuri 
Answer:- 1) Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri
Ques. : 7 China won the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Championship, recently, defeating
1) India 
2) Thailand
3) Philippines 
4) Japan
5) Bangladesh 
Answer:- 3) Philippines
Ques. : 8 PM Narendra Modi is ranked ______ among the world’s top 50 people in the fifth edition of the ‘Bloomberg Markets Most Influential’ list.
1) 5th 
2) 7th
3) 11th 
4) 13th
5) 15th 
Answer:- 4) 13th
Ques. : 9 Germany offered __________ to the Indian govt for developing a clean energy corridor and solar projects during Angela Merkel’s recent visit to India recently.
1) 1 bn Euros 
2) 1.5 bn Euros
3) 2 bn Euros 
4) 3.5 bn Euros
5) 5 bn Euros 
Answer:- 3) 2 bn Euros
Ques. : 10 Which of the following social networking sites named Jack Dorsey as its permanent CEO recently?
1) Facebook 
2) Twitter
3) LinkedIn 
4) My Space
5) Google+ 
Answer:- 2) Twitter



8 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 PM Narendra Modi has been ranked among the world’s top 50 people in the fifth edition of the ‘Bloomberg Markets Most Influential’ list. The list is topped by
1) Xi Jinping 
2) Tim Cook
3) Angela Merkel 
4) Barack Obama
5) Janet Yellen
Answer:- 5) Janet Yellen
Ques. : 2 There are two Indian origin people in Bloomberg’s 50 most influential people list for 2015. The first one is PM Narendra Modi and the second one is
1) Ruchir Sharma 
2) Satya Nadella
3) Sundar Pichai 
4) Indra Nooyi
5) Fareed Zakaria 
Answer:- 1) Ruchir Sharma
Ques. : 3 __________ won 2015 World Cup Chess Championship held at Baku, Azerbaijan recently.
1) Fabiana Caruana 
2) Viswanathan Anand
3) Magnus Carlsen 
4) Peter Svidler
5) Sergey Karjakin 
Answer:- 5) Sergey Karjakin
Ques. : 4 For Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) the RBI will be increasing the investment limit for govt securities to _________ by Jan 1, 2016.
1) Rs 1,53,500 cr 
2) Rs 1,65,500 cr
3) Rs 1,79,500 cr 
4) Rs 1,83,500 cr
5) Rs 1,91,500 cr 
Answer:- 3) Rs 1,79,500 cr
Ques. : 5 Twelve countries contributing to nearly 40 per cent of the global economy have entered into a trade partnership named TPP which stands for
1) Trade-Pacific Partnership 
2) Trans-Pacific Partnership
3) Trait-Pacific Partnership 
4) Trail-Pacific Partnership
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Trans-Pacific Partnership
Ques. : 6 The International Monetary fund (IMF), in its World Economic Outlook 2015 released on 7 Oct, lowered India’s growth forecast for FY16 to
1) 7.1 per cent 
2) 7.3 per cent
3) 7.5 per cent 
4) 7.8 per cent
5) 8.1 per cent 
Answer:- 2) 7.3 per cent
Ques. : 7 Eminent author and niece of Jawaharlal Nehru, Nayantara Sehgal returned the Sahitya Akademi award recently. She had received the Sahitya Akademi award in 1986 for her English novel
1) Sea of Poppies 
2) The cost of living
3) Rich Like Us 
4) Cry, the Peacock
5) The Village by the Sea 
Answer:- 3) Rich Like Us
Ques. : 8 SR Upadhyay, who resigned recently, was the state election commissioner of
1) Gujarat 
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Manipur 
4) West Bengal
5) Rajasthan 
Answer:- 4) West Bengal
Ques. : 9 Which of the following US states, recently, allowed terminally ill patients to legally end their lives with a doctor's supervision?
1) Virginia 
2) Texas
3) Florida 
4) California
5) Colorado 
Answer:- 4) California
Ques. : 10 Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar have won the prestigious Nobel Prize 2015 in
1) Physics 
2) Chemistry
3) Physiology or Medicine 
4) Literature
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Chemistry


9 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The 12 Pacific Rim nations signed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact recently. Which of the following countries is NOT among these 12 participating nations?
1) China 
2) New Zealand
3) Vietnam 
4) Canada
5) Australia 
Answer:- 1) China
Ques. : 2 Name the author who won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of the harshness of life in the Soviet Union.
1) Lyudmila Ulitskaya 
2) Zakhar Prilepin
3) Oksana Zabuzhko 
4) Svetlana Alexievich
5) Dina Rubina 
Answer:- 4) Svetlana Alexievich
Ques. : 3 The Indian Navy commissioned the indigenously-designed and built INS Astradharani at the Naval Base in Visakhapatnam recently. This 50-metre twin-hulled warship is a(n)
1) anti-submarine ship 
2) torpedo launch and recovery vessel
3) helicopter carrier 
4) fast attack ship
5) guided-missile destroyers 
Answer:- 2) torpedo launch and recovery vessel
Ques. : 4 Who among the following was elected as chairperson of the climate change body Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently?
1) Jean-Pascal van Ypersele 
2) RK Pachauri
3) Hoesung Lee 
4) Ismail El Gizouli
5) Donna Laframboise 
Answer:- 3) Hoesung Lee
Ques. : 5 Name the World Bank-assisted national watershed management project which received the approval for implementation by the Union Cabinet recently.
1) Aviral 
2) Neeranchal
3) Neer Dhara 
4) Neer Kosh
5) Jeevan Nidhi 
Answer:- 2) Neeranchal
Ques. : 6 The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference 2016 will be held in which of the following cities from Jan 8-10 in 2016?
1) Ahmedabad 
2) Kochi
3) Chennai 
4) Hyderabad
5) New Delhi 
Answer:- 5) New Delhi
Ques. : 7 The govt has cleared three new AIIMS under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY) to be set up in the states of
1) Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Goa 
2) Nagaland, Manipur and Tripura
3) West Bengal, Sikkim and Meghalaya 
4) West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra
5) Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh 
Answer:- 4) West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra
Ques. : 8 Deborah Herold became first-ever Indian to win five medals at Taiwan Cup in the game of _________ recently.
1) cycling 
2) boxing
3) archery 
4) weightlifting
5) wrestling 
Answer:- 1) cycling
Ques. : 9 The Union Cabinet gave its nod to amend the existing double taxation avoidance pacts with which of the following two countries recently?
1) Israel, Vietnam 
2) Bangladesh, Sri Lanka
3) Nepal, Bhutan 
4) Mauritius, Seychelles
5) Singapore, Switzerland 
Answer:- 1) Israel, Vietnam
Ques. : 10 Which of the following armed forces celebrated its 83rd establishment day on 8 Oct?
1) Indian Army 
2) Indian Air Force
3) Indian Navy 
4) BSF
5) CISF 
Answer:- 2) Indian Air Force



10 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize went to the National Dialogue Quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in
1) Tunisia 
2) Yemen
3) Syria 
4) Libya
5) Jordan 
Answer:- 1) Tunisia
Ques. : 2 Who among the following is the present Attorney General of India?
1) HL Dattu 
2) Mukul Rohatgi
3) Anand Grover 
4) Goolam Essaji Vahanvati
5) Harish Salve 
Answer:- 2) Mukul Rohatgi
Ques. : 3 The combined military training exercise HAND-IN-HAND 2015 will be conducted from Oct 12-23 at Kunming Military Academy, Yunnan. This is a joint military exercise between
1) China and India 
2) China and Pakistan
3) China and South Korea 
4) China and Cambodia
5) China and Iran 
Answer:- 1) China and India
Ques. : 4 The World Egg Day is celebrated on which of the following days? The World Post Day is also celebrated on this day.
1) 2 Oct 
2) 5 Oct
3) 6 Oct 
4) 9 Oct
5) 10 Oct 
Answer:- 4) 9 Oct
Ques. : 5 The Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman was named as the cultural ambassador of which of the following countries recently for enhancing the country’s art and culture development?
1) Mauritius 
2) Maldives
3) Malaysia 
4) Seychelles
5) Indonesia 
Answer:- 4) Seychelles
Ques. : 6 The veteran music composer and singer Ravindra Jain passed away recently. Which of the following is one of the popular songs composed by him?
1) Jab deep jale aana 
2) Gori tera gaon
3) Geet gata chal 
4) Akhiyon Ke Jharokhe Se
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 7 India's application to enter the MTCR was accepted and well received at the plenary meeting of the coveted club held in Norway recently. The term MTCR stands for
1) Mineral Technology Control Regime 
2) Meteorological Technology Control Regime
3) Marine Technology Control Regime 
4) Missile Technology Control Regime
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Missile Technology Control Regime
Ques. : 8 Smart City project for sustainable development has begun in Puducherry with Nagpur and Chandigarh being next with two bn Euro assistance from
1) Germany 
2) US
3) Japan 
4) China
5) France 
Answer:- 5) France
Ques. : 9 Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved has entered into an exclusive partnership with _________ to make its entire range of products available in the latter’s outlets.
1) Aditya Birla Retail 
2) Reliance Fresh
3) Big Basket 
4) Future Group
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Future Group
Ques. : 10 Vijender Singh is associated with which of the following games? He turned professional a few months ago.
1) Wrestling 
2) Weightlifting
3) Boxing
4) Archery
5) Shooting 
Answer:- 3) Boxing


12 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Name India's first indigenously developed nuclear submarine which after successfully completing sea trials is set to undergo maiden missile firing test soon.
1) INS Arihant 
2) INS Chakra
3) INS Kalvari 
4) INS Shankul
5) INS Sindhughosh 
Answer:- 1) INS Arihant
Ques. : 2 Who among the following was elected as the new Prime Minister of Nepal recently?
1) Madhav Kumar Nepal 
2) Ram Baran Yadav
3) Baburam Bhattarai 
4) KP Sharma Oli
5) Sushil Koirala 
Answer:- 4) KP Sharma Oli
Ques. : 3 The World Mental Health Day is observed on
1) 5 Oct 
2) 6 Oct
3) 9 Oct 
4) 10 Oct
5) 12 Oct 
Answer:- 4) 10 Oct
Ques. : 4 Which of the following state govts launched, recently, a programme to trace, rescue and reunite the children with their family under “Operation Valsalya”?
1) Gujarat 
2) Kerala
3) Goa 
4) Maharashtra
5) Rajasthan 
Answer:- 2) Kerala
Ques. : 5 Which of the following states inaugurated ‘e-pragati’ recently, a single integrated platform encompassing all govt services and linking all govt departments?
1) Karnataka 
2) West Bengal
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Haryana
5) Andhra Pradesh 
Answer:- 5) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 6 The ICICI Bank launched a service enabling customers to make electronic payments from their smartphones without swiping a debit card. The service is applicable only for
1) Visa cards 
2) Master cards
3) RuPay cards 
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 2) 
Answer:- 1) Visa cards
Ques. : 7 __________ was appointed chairman of Atomic Energy Commission recently.
1) RK Sinha 
2) Sekhar Basu
3) Satyajit Bhatkal 
4) Avinash Chander
5) Ratan Kumar Sinha 
Answer:- 2) Sekhar Basu
Ques. : 8 India and ________ signed an agreement to set up a Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) to strengthen the trade relations between the two countries recently.
1) Colombia 
2) Venezuela
3) Ecuador 
4) Brazil
5) Paraguay 
Answer:- 3) Ecuador
Ques. : 9 Who is the author of the book “The Turn of the Tortoise: The Challenge and Promise of India's Future”?
1) Prabhu Chawla 
2) TN Ninan
3) Aroon Purie 
4) Mrinal Pande
5) Mridula Sinha 
Answer:- 2) TN Ninan
Ques. : 10 Which of the following firms has the title sponsorship contract for Indian Premier League (IPL) till 2017? It was rumored to terminate its contract after the IPL spot-fixing scandal.
1) PepsiCo 
2) Paytm
3) Coca-Cola 
4) Hero Moto Corp
5) DLF 
Answer:- 1) PepsiCo

13 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Who won the 2015 economics Nobel Prize for “his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare”?
1) Angus Deaton 
2) Branko Milanovic
3) Martin Ravallion 
4) Esther Duflo
5) Daniel Kahneman 
Answer:- 1) Angus Deaton
Ques. : 2 Name the capital city of Turkey where twin suicide bombings left more than 128 dead recently.
1) Sofia 
2) Buenos Aires
3) Minsk 
4) Vienna
5) Ankara 
Answer:- 5) Ankara
Ques. : 3 Who won 2015 Russian Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Kimi Raikkonen 
2) Fernando Alonso
3) Sebastian Vettel 
4) Nico Rosberg
5) Lewis Hamilton 
Answer:- 5) Lewis Hamilton
Ques. : 4 Intermittent explosive activity resumed at the Cotopaxi volcano’s summit crater recently. The active volcano is situated in
1) Chile 
2) Ecuador
3) Italy 
4) Peru
5) Mexico 
Answer:- 2) Ecuador
Ques. : 5 PM Narendra Modi announced, recently, to mark which of the following days as Constitution Day?
1) 26 Jan 
2) 26 Nov
3) 29 Aug 
4) 14 Apr
5) 6 Dec 
Answer:- 2) 26 Nov
Ques. : 6 Who among the following is the present MD and CEO of Bank of Baroda, the bank facing probe for alleged involvement in Rs 6,172-cr illegal foreign exchange transactions?
1) Kishore Piraji Kharat 
2) Rakesh Sharma
3) MO Rego 
4) PS Jayakumar
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) PS Jayakumar
Ques. : 7 Which of the following firms received a favourable verdict in the Rs 8,500 cr transfer pricing case from the Bombay High Court recently?
1) Nokia 
2) Microsoft
3) Vodafone 
4) Infosys
5) Tech Mahindra 
Answer:- 3) Vodafone
Ques. : 8 India is planning to acquire the new-generation S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems from which of the following countries?
1) US 
2) Israel
3) Sweden 
4) Russia
5) Japan 
Answer:- 4) Russia
Ques. : 9 We often read in financial newspapers that India is better placed among EMs to tackle risks arising out of global economic slowdown. Here, what does the term EMs stand for?
1) Economic Markets 
2) External Markets
3) Emerging Markets 
4) Extraordinary Markets
5) Experimenting Markets 
Answer:- 3) Emerging Markets
Ques. : 10 The ‘Malabar’ naval exercises have been held by India and which of the following countries since 1992? It is a trilateral exercise this year including Japan.
1) China 
2) US
3) Russia 
4) Australia
5) Malaysia 
Answer:- 2) US


14 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The Netherlands safety board, probing downing of Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH17, has concluded that a Buk surface-to-air missile made in ________ destroyed the plane.
1) Ukraine 
2) Russia
3) US 
4) North Korea
5) Israel 
Answer:- 2) Russia
Ques. : 2 The govt saved cooking gas subsidy amounting to Rs 14,672 cr last financial year with the direct benefit transfer scheme popularly known as
1) PRATHAM 
2) PAHAL
3) KADAM 
4) SABAL
5) SARAL
Answer:- 2) PAHAL
Ques. : 3 The OECD presented a BEPS Plan to the G-20 countries recently to help them curb tax-avoiding tactics. What is the full form of the term BEPS?
1) Base Erosion and Profit Sharing 
2) Base Erosion and Profit Shrinking
3) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting 
4) Basis Exclusion and Profit Shifting
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
Ques. : 4 Which of the following PC makers bought enterprise storage maker EMC for $67 bn recently?
1) Lenovo 
2) Dell
3) HP 
4) Acer
5) HCL 
Answer:- 2) Dell
Ques. : 5 The Govt set up a committee to push innovative collaboration joint ventures involving investment of over Rs 2,000 cr recently. The committee will be headed by
1) P Shankar 
2) Arvind Panagariya
3) Arvind Subramanian 
4) Bibek Debroy
5) Jagdish Bhagwati 
Answer:- 2) Arvind Panagariya
Ques. : 6 Nippon Life Insurance acquired additional stake in its joint venture with which of the following firms recently to increase its stake in joint venture from 35 per cent to 49 per cent in tranches?
1) Reliance Capital Asset Management 
2) Bharti Group
3) Bajaj Group 
4) HDFC Bank
5) Punjab National Bank 
Answer:- 1) Reliance Capital Asset Management
Ques. : 7 Which of the following is the most valuable nation brand in Brand Finance's 2015 edition of Nation Brands report? India is ranked at seventh place in the report.
1) China 
2) South Korea
3) Germany 
4) Singapore
5) US 
Answer:- 5) US
Ques. : 8 As per a joint study by Assocham-NIBM, the capital requirement of Indian banks would cross the Rs 5 lakh-cr mark to meet the Basel III norms by the deadline set by the RBI to meet the norms which is
1) 31 Mar 2017 
2) 31 Mar 2018
3) 31 Mar 2019 
4) 31 Mar 2020
5) 31 Mar 2021 
Answer:- 3) 31 Mar 2019
Ques. : 9 Who won the men’s singles title of the China Open 2015?
1) Rafael Nadal 
2) Novak Djokovic
3) Stan Wawrinka 
4) Andy Murray
5) Rafael Nadal 
Answer:- 2) Novak Djokovic
Ques. : 10 The International Day of Girl Child is observed on
1) 5 Oct 
2) 6 Oct
3) 9 Oct 
4) 11 Oct
5) 12 Oct 
Answer:- 4) 11 Oct
15 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Which of the following teams won 2015 Beighton Cup hockey title recently?
1) PNB 
2) Punjab and Sind Bank
3) Punjab Police 
4) ONGC
5) IOC 
Answer:- 1) PNB
Ques. : 2 Which of the following footballers won a record fourth Golden Boot award as Europe's top scorer recently? He netted 61 times in all competitions in 2014-15.
1) Sergio Ramos 
2) Neymar
3) Gareth Bale 
4) Lionel Messi
5) Cristiano Ronaldo 
Answer:- 5) Cristiano Ronaldo
Ques. : 3 "Mission Abaas" was launched in which state recently to provide affordable houses to urban poor?
1) Kerala 
2) Odisha
3) West Bengal 
4) Assam
5) Jharkhand 
Answer:- 2) Odisha
Ques. : 4 Which of the following pairs won women’s doubles title of 2015 China Open tennis tournament recently?
1) Chen Liang and Yafan Wang 
2) Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan
3) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis 
4) Julia Goerges and Karolina Pliskova
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
Ques. : 5 Who won the women’s singles final of 2015 China Open tennis tournament?
1) Timea Bacsinszky 
2) Venus Williams
3) Garbine Muguruza 
4) Serena Williams
5) Maria Sharapova 
Answer:- 3) Garbine Muguruza
Ques. : 6 Veteran actor Manorama, who died, recently, was associated with ________ cinema.
1) Tamil 
2) Telugu
3) Kannada 
4) Malayalam
5) Bengali 
Answer:- 1) Tamil
Ques. : 7 Who won the Man Booker prize 2015 for fiction recently for his novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings”?
1) Marlon James 
2) Richard Flanagan
3) Joshua Ferris 
4) Neel Mukherjee
5) Karen Joy Fowler 
Answer:- 1) Marlon James
Ques. : 8 Which of the following cricketers became the highest run-getter in Tests for Pakistan recently?
1) Saeed Ajmal 
2) Ahmed Shehzad
3) Shahid Afridi 
4) Younis Khan
5) Misbah-ul-Haq 
Answer:- 4) Younis Khan
Ques. : 9 __________ is the present President of the State of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority. India offered $5-mn budgetary support to it recently.
1) Khaled Mashal 
2) Ismail Haniyeh
3) Rami Hamdallah 
4) Mohammed Dahlan
5) Mahmoud Abbas 
Answer:- 5) Mahmoud Abbas
Ques. : 10 What is India’s ranking on the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Global Competitiveness Index of world’s most competitive economies for the year 2015-16?
1) 91st 
2) 81st
3) 71st 
4) 60th
5) 55th 
Answer:- 5) 55th

16 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The third “Mitra Shakti-2015” joint training exercise, which culminated recently, was conducted between
1) India and Sri Lanka 
2) India and Nepal
3) India and Bangladesh 
4) India and Myanmar
5) India and Maldives 
Answer:- 1) India and Sri Lanka
Ques. : 2 Who has been chosen for the prestigious JC Daniel award for 2014? The award is instituted by Kerala govt.
1) Suresh Gopi 
2) Bichu Thirumala
3) IV Sasi
4) Mammootty
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) IV Sasi
Ques. : 3 __________ was chosen as ‘Finance Minister of the Year, Asia’ by London-based publication Emerging Markets recently.
1) Lou Jiwei 
2) Najib Razak
3) Abdul Muhith 
4) Taro Aso
5) Arun Jaitley 
Answer:- 5) Arun Jaitley
Ques. : 4 Which of the following state govts launched ‘bill banvao, inaam pao' scheme in a bid to encourage people to receive/demand proper bills for purchases and thus add to revenue receipts?
1) Gujarat 
2) Sikkim
3) Delhi 
4) Haryana
5) Kerala 
Answer:- 3) Delhi
Ques. : 5 __________ became the first European country to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of Nalanda University recently.
1) Austria 
2) Spain
3) Turkey 
4) Portugal
5) Greece 
Answer:- 4) Portugal
Ques. : 6 The pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis tagged together as a team in Mar 2015. Since then the pair has won all the following tournaments of 2015 except
1) Wimbledon 
2) US Open
3) Miami Open 
4) Charlestion Open
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 7 Jordan and India signed six agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU) in various fields of cooperation during President Pranab Mukherjee’s recent visit. The capital city of Jordan is
1) Manama 
2) Nassau
3) Baku 
4) Amman
5) Tirana 
Answer:- 4) Amman
Ques. : 8 Who among the following became the first Indian female bodybuilder to win a silver medal in the 49th Asian championship, recently held in Uzbekistan?
1) Ashwini Waskar 
2) Shweta Rathore
3) K Rebita Devi 
4) Mamta Devi
5) Sibalika Saha 
Answer:- 2) Shweta Rathore
Ques. : 9 The National Mission for a Green India (GIM) under the environment ministry approved annual plans for four states recently which do not include
1) Jharkhand 
2) Manipur
3) Mizoram 
4) Kerala
5) Delhi 
Answer:- 5) Delhi
Ques. : 10 The govt has decided to develop ________ more lighthouses across India in PPP mode in the first phase to unlock their rich history and heritage and attract tourists.
1) 189 
2) 143
3) 121 
4) 78
5) 58 
Answer:- 4) 78


17 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 _________ was selected for the prestigious annual Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award recently.
1) Azim Premji 
2) Kailash Satyarthi
3) Shuji Nakamura 
4) Patrick Modiano
5) Malala Yousafzai 
Answer:- 2) Kailash Satyarthi
Ques. : 2 ________ became a global ICC sponsor through 2023 including ICC Cricket World Cup and World Twenty20 recently.
1) Toyota 
2) Paytm
3) PepsiCo 
4) Nissan
5) Suzuki 
Answer:- 4) Nissan
Ques. : 3 Which of the following states launched a mobile health solution ‘mSehat’ recently? The mobile app helps health workers record maternal infant data in real-time.
1) Uttar Pradesh 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Andhra Pradesh 
4) Karnataka
5) Kerala 
Answer:- 1) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 4 The UN General Assembly elected five nations to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2016. Which of the following is NOT among them?
1) Uruguay 
2) Ukraine
3) India 
4) Japan
5) Egypt 
Answer:- 3) India
Ques. : 5 The union cabinet, recently, approved an MoU signed between India and which of the following countries in Aug 2015 to improve bilateral cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy?
1) Botswana 
2) Zambia
3) Mozambique 
4) Zimbabwe
5) Estonia 
Answer:- 3) Mozambique
Ques. : 6 The Union Cabinet, recently, gave its approval to the revised cost estimate of Rs 2,904 cr for the Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport project in
1) Bangladesh 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Afghanistan 
4) Nepal
5) Myanmar 
Answer:- 5) Myanmar
Ques. : 7 Who among the following bid adieu to international cricket on 15 Oct?
1) Harbhajan Singh 
2) Zaheer Khan
3) Yuvraj Singh 
4) Virender Sehwag
5) Gautam Gambhir 
Answer:- 2) Zaheer Khan
Ques. : 8 The World Food Day is observed every year on which day in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945?
1) 10 Oct 
2) 12 Oct
3) 14 Oct 
4) 16 Oct
5) 18 Oct 
Answer:- 4) 16 Oct
Ques. : 9 The telecom regulator TRAI has asked telcos to compensate consumers Re 1 for every call dropped on their networks, subject to a cap of three call drops a day, starting from
1) Nov 1, 2015 
2) Dec 31, 2015
3) Jan 1, 2016 
4) Jan 31, 2016
5) Apr 1, 2016 
Answer:- 3) Jan 1, 2016
Ques. : 10 The Central Bank of China is awaiting RBI’s reply on its application for licence to open its first branch in India in which of the following cities?
1) Chennai 
2) Hyderabad
3) Bengaluru 
4) Mumbai
5) New Delhi 
Answer:- 4) Mumbai





19 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 What is the full form of the term ESOP as used in banking/finance?
1) Exit Stock Option 
2) Exchange Stock Option
3) Estate Stock Option 
4) Employee Stock Option
5) Exceptional Stock Option 
Answer:- 4) Employee Stock Option
Ques. : 2 President Pranab Mukherjee concluded his three-nation visit recently. These three nations were
1) Jordan, Sweden and Israel 
2) Malaysia, Palestine and Jordan
3) Indonesia, Jordan and Israel 
4) Jordan, Palestine and Israel
5) Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel 
Answer:- 4) Jordan, Palestine and Israel
Ques. : 3 The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) of which of the following countries proposed to invest USD 30 bn in urban development and housing projects in India recently?
1) China 
2) Malaysia
3) Japan 
4) South Korea
5) Germany 
Answer:- 2) Malaysia
Ques. : 4 The govt has introduced a Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) scheme, with an initial corpus of ______ to enable support to women victims of crime and cross border firing.
1) Rs 200 cr 
2) Rs 250 cr
3) Rs 500 cr 
4) Rs 700 cr
5) Rs 1000 cr 
Answer:- 1) Rs 200 cr
Ques. : 5 Which of the following retail firms announced to launch 4G smartphones in India under ‘Lyf’ brand recently?
1) Easy Day 
2) Big Bazar
3) Reliance Retail 
4) More
5) Spencer 
Answer:- 3) Reliance Retail
Ques. : 6 Nepalese lawmakers elected who among the following as the country's first woman speaker of Parliament following formation of a new govt after promulgation of the Constitution?
1) Anuradha Thapa Magar 
2) Onsari Gharti Magar
3) Chitra Lekha Yadav 
4) Nilam KC
5) Radha Kumari Gyawali 
Answer:- 2) Onsari Gharti Magar
Ques. : 7 Investigations by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Bank of Baroda (BoB) case have brought to light a larger trade-related money laundering racket that misused nine banks. Which of the following is NOT among these banks?
1) Axis Bank 
2) ICICI Bank
3) State Bank of India 
4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5) Oriental Bank of Commerce 
Answer:- 3) State Bank of India
Ques. : 8 The UN woes a total of $1.03 bn to 86 Member States which contributed troops, police and equipment as of Oct 2 this year. The largest amount owed was to
1) Rwanda 
2) Bangladesh
3) India 
4) Ethiopia
5) Pakistan 
Answer:- 5) Pakistan
Ques. : 9 The Supreme Court modified its order on the use of Aadhaar identity cards and brought four additional social welfare benefit schemes within its fold. Which of the following is NOT one of these four new schemes?
1) National Rural Health Mission 
2) Pension schemes
3) MGNREGA 
4) PMJDY
5) Provident fund 
Answer:- 1) National Rural Health Mission
Ques. : 10 The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on which date throughout the world?
1) 12 Oct 
2) 15 Oct
3) 16 Oct 
4) 17 Oct
5) 19 Oct 
Answer:- 4) 17 Oct









20 OCTOBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Bank of Baroda conferred who among the following with Maharaja Sayajirao Bhasha Samman recently? The award is given in memory of BoB’s founder Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad-III.
1) Kedarnath Singh 
2) Gulzar
3) Javed Akhtar 
4) Prasoon Joshi
5) Kunal Kohli 
Answer:- 4) Prasoon Joshi
Ques. : 2 The Association for Mutual Funds in India (AMFI), the industry body for mutual funds, elected who among the following as its new Chairman recently?
1) Sundeep Sikka 
2) A Balasubramanian
3) Leo Puri 
4) Nimesh Shah
5) Ramesh Abhishek 
Answer:- 3) Leo Puri
Ques. : 3 Pakistan refused to hold Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference scheduled in Islamabad recently. Now the new venue for the conference is
1) New Delhi 
2) New York
3) Canberra 
4) London
5) Toronto 
Answer:- 2) New York
Ques. : 4 GR Chandak has been appointed as Director of the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD). The CDFD is situated in
1) Hyderabad 
2) Chennai
3) Bengaluru 
4) Kochi
5) Mumbai 
Answer:- 1) Hyderabad
Ques. : 5 Who is the present Union Minister of Civil Aviation? He inaugurated the International Civil Helicopters Conclave 2015 in New Delhi recently.
1) DV Sadananda Gowda 
2) Ananth Kumar
3) Jagat Prakash Nadda 
4) Anant Geete
5) P Ashok Gajapathi Raju 
Answer:- 5) P Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Ques. : 6 Who among the following won the ET Business Leader of the Year 2015 award recently?
1) Uday Kotak 
2) Aditya Kumar Mangalam Birla
3) Dilip Shanghvi 
4) Gautam Adani
5) Ajay Piramal 
Answer:- 1) Uday Kotak
Ques. : 7 The Nidhi companies in India are regulated by
1) RBI 
2) SEBI
3) IRDA 
4) Concerned State Govts
5) Ministry of Corporate Affairs 
Answer:- 5) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Ques. : 8 The RBI announced merger of two funds to create a new Financial Inclusion Fund (FIF) to support activities for expanding reach of banking services. The corpus of FIF is
1) Rs 1,000 cr 
2) Rs 2,000 cr
3) Rs 2,500 cr 
4) Rs 3,000 cr
5) Rs 5,000 cr 
Answer:- 2) Rs 2,000 cr
Ques. : 9 President Pranab Mukherjee became the first Indian president to address the Israeli parliament recently. What is the name of Israeli Parliament?
1) Althing 
2) Shora
3) Congress 
4) States General
5) Knesset 
Answer:- 5) Knesset
Ques. : 10 MK Surana was appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of which of the following PSUs recently? He will replace Nishi Vasudeva on her retirement at the end of March 2016.
1) IOC 
2) BPCL
3) HPCL 
4) ONGC
5) CIL 
Answer:- 3) HPCL


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