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Many of these questions have been asked in the recent examinations.  These may be asked in the examinations to come in future also. 

1. According to Global Peace Index 2015, which country is most peaceful? Iceland.
2. Which train was renamed “Yoga Express” recently? Haridwar Express.
3. Mogens Lykketoft recently elected as President of United Nations General Assembly belongs to which of the following nations? Denmark.
4. As per the latest RBI press release, India’s Foreign exchange reserves has risen to? USD 354.29 billion.
5. Which of the following Indian PSU has made Universal Account Number mandatory for its employees? EPFO.
6. Which of the following Stock exchange has started the overnight investment facility? NSE.
7. Which state has become the first in India to launch e-registration of properties? Madhya Pradesh.
8. Which of the following Indian districts won the UN Public Service Award 2015? Nadia , West Bengal.
9. Who has been selected for the prestigious G D Birla award for Scientific Research 2014? Prof. Sanjeev Galande.
10. Which company has Mr. Ratan Tata recently joined as a Special Advisor?Jungle Ventures.
11. Who won the Chinese Grand Prix of Formula One?Lewis Hamilton.
12. Who has been named as India Envoy to Nepal?Deep Kumar Upadhyay.
13. Nobel laureate Gunter Grass dies at age 87 he belongs to which country?Germany.
14. Which state has decided to give the status of cabinet minister to yoga guru Ramdev?Haryana.
15. Who regulates the insurance companies?IRDA.
16. India’s para-athlete who won the inaugural Young Leaders Award in the UK? Devika Mallik.
17. The New Central Vigilence Commissioner of India? KV Chowdary.
18. The winner of the 14th sant Namdev National Award 2015? Parkash Singh Badal.
19. The person Awarded with Freedom of Expression prize in Norway? Edward Snowden.
20. Manoj Mishra has been appointed as the CMD of? National Fertilisers Ltd.
21. Who won the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix,2015? Nico Rosberg.
22. ”World No Tobacco Day” is celebrated across the world on? 31th May.
23. A New Bank Note Paper Line Unit was recently set up in which Indian city?Hoshangabad.
24. Swachhta saptapadi Scheme has been launched by which Indian state? Maharashtra.
25. Which Indian film won the Critics Award in the Uncertain Regard Category at Cannes,2015?Masaan.
26. Who has been appointed as the FIFA president? Sepp Blatter.
27. Who has been appointed the new Director General of DRDO? Selvin Christopher.
28. Martmobi was recently acquired by? Snapdeal.
29. Khoya Paya web portal,a forum for reporting & tracking missing people,is an initiative of?Ministry of Women and Child Development.
30. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome(MERS) is caused by? Corona Virus.
31. The Women Wrestler who won bronze in Asian championship in Doha on 6th May? Geeta Phogat.
32. The new limit of FDI in the Pension sector? 49 percent.
33. Winner of the Shamkir Chess tournament on 26 Apr? Magnus Carlsen.
34. Winner of the Asian Banker Achievement Award 2015 for “Technology Implementation”? Bharatiya Mahila Bank.
35. The name of India’s rescue operation in quake hit Nepal? Operation Maitri.
36. The Indian honoured by France with the Officer of the Legion of Honour? Yashwant Sinha.
37. The upper limit on withdrawals at micro-ATMs fixed by the banks? Rs.10,000.
38. World Dance Day? 29th April
39. The Indian origin scientist at MIT who won the 2015 Heinz Award? Sangeeta Bhatia.
40. The Chinese micro-blogging site equivalent to Twitter? Sina Weibo.
41. The Capital city of Mangolia? Ulan Bator.
42. The Port to be Developed by India in Iran? Chabahar.
43. The new president of Japan’s Softbank Corp? Nikesh Arora.
44. As per RBI,gross non-performing asset(GNPA) ratio as on march 2015? 4.45 percent.
45. National Technology Day which commemorates Nuclear Tests in Pokhran? 11th May.
46. Who has become the first women president of Mauritius recently? Ameena Gurib-Fakim.
47. Delhi Metro has got its first drive-less train from which country? Korea.
48. Who has been appointed as mission director of Food Security Mission? Narendra Bushan.
49. Recently Maggi Noodles are banned in India due to food safety norms. Which element was found in it above safety norms? Lead.
50. Which region of Uttar Pradesh has been added into National Capital Region(NCR)? Mujjaffarnagar
51. Who has been appointed as non-executive chairmain of ICICI Bank? M.K.Sharma.
52. Which award has presented to ISRO for accomplisihing Mars Mission? Space Pioneer Award.
53. In IIFA 2015, the award for best film is awarded to? Queen.
54. Who won the Canadian Grand Prix 2015? Lewis Hamilton.
55. Who has been appointed as a new Director General (DG) of National Security Guard (NSG)? R. C. Tayal.
56. Who won 2015 French Open Men’s single title of Tennis? Stanislas Wawrinka.
57. 39th session of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation) was held in? Rome.
58. Who won UEFA Champion’s League trophy 2015? Barcelona.
59. Who inaugurated first India-China Yoga College at Yunnan Minzu University in Kunming, China? V.K.Singh.
60. Who has been appointed as the Director of Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) recently? Sanghmitra Bandyopadhayay.
61. Malli Mastan Babu,passes away he was a famous?mountaineer.
62. India’s rank in Global Resilience Index 2015 Report?119th.
63. How much fund alloted for MUDRA bank?20000Cr.
64. Which Company acquired India’s fastest growing mobile transaction platform FreeCharge?Snapdeal.
65. Who was appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)? Mayilsamy Annadurai.
66. The minimum interest rate at which a bank can lend is called?Base rate.
67. Ashgabat is the capital city of which country?Turkmenistan.
68. Credit guarantee corpus for MUDRA Bank?3,000Cr.
69. Name the Asteroid that was named after Malala Yousafzai?Asteroid 316201.
70. Who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)?Arun Kumar Jha
71. State Bank of India, country’s largest bank, partnered with which online travel company? MakeMyTrip.
72. Matti Makkonen passes away recently he was known as?Father of SMS technology.
73. The upper limit on withdrawals at micro automated teller machines?Rs.10,000.
74. The govt plans to roll out GST from?Apr1,2016.
75. Capital of Iran? Tehran.
76. Who has won the World Food Prize 2015? Fazle Hasan Abed.
77. Who has been selected for the prestigious G D Birla award for Scientific Research 2014? Prof. Sanjeev Galande.
78. Vikas Gowda is related to which of the following sports? Discus Throw.
79. The Sixth edition of National Conference on Nuclear Energy was held in
80. which city? New Delhi.
81. Who became the first Asian to be elected the Mayor of United Kingdom? Harbhajan Kaur Dheer.
82. Whitley Award 2015 has been given to? Ananda Kumar and Pramod Patil.
83. Whitley Award is given in the field of? Wildlife Conservation.
84. Which country has become 161st member of WTO? Seychelles.
85. ”International Day of Yoga” will be observed on? 21 June.
86. Who became the United States’ first African-American woman Attorney General? Loretta Lynch.
87. Which country did Maharashtra collaborate with for its smart cities project? Israel.
88. Who has been awarded 50th Jnanpith Award? Bhalchandra Nemade.
89. ”Nikkei” is the stock index of which country?Japan.
90. Capital of Seychelles? Victoria.
91. Currency of Seychelles? Seychellois rupee.
92. Which country tops World Hunger List with 194 Million People? India.
93. New cabinet secretary appointed by Narendra Modi? PK Sinha.
94. Who has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)? Selvin Christopher.
95. Who has been crowned ‘Maharaja of Mysuru’?Yaduveer.
96. New chairman of Engineers India Ltd?Sanjay Gupta.
97. Who assumed office as the 12th Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space
98. Centre (VSSC)?K.Sivan.
99. Who has been elected as Asian Athletics Association vice-President?Lalit Bhanot.
100. Current repo rate?6.75 percent. (02.10.2015)
101. Bangladesh Liberation War award presented to?Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
102. Who was sworn-in as the 19th Governor of Arunachal Pradesh?Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa.
103. Director of Indian Cricket team? Ravi Shastri.
104. India’s latest rankings released by world football’s governing body FIFA?141.
105. Which player crowned South African cricketer of the year? AB de Villiers.
106. Who won the Spanish Grand Prix?Nico Rosberg.
107. Currency of Bangladesh? Taka.
108. Upper limit prescribed for RTGS transaction is?No Upper Limit.
109. ’World Peace Day’ is observed on? 21st Sep.
110. ’The Future of India’ is written by which Indian Banker? Bimal Jalan.
111. Full form of ALM? Asset Liability Management.
112. Currency of South Korea? Won.
113. Loans of very small amounts given to low income groups is called? Microcredit.
114. Which state becomes NO.1 in country in Solar Power?Rajasthan.
115. Which state recently withdraws controversial AFSPA after 18 Years? Tripura.
116. Sunil Chhetri is associated with which game? Football.
117. Constituency of Susma Swaraj? Vidisha.
118. Who won the Canadian Grand Prix 2015? Lewis Hamilton.
119. Which state celebrated its formation day on June 2,2015? Telangana.
120. Which G7 country lowered voting age from 20 to 18 in June 2015? Japan.
121. Capital of Tripura? Agartala.
122. Who is the captain of Indian women’s hockey team? Ritu Rani.
123. David Granger was sworn in as the eighth President of which country? Guyana.
124. Which Bank has won the Asian Banker Achievement Award 2015? Bharatiya Mahila Bank.
125. What is the Name of latest Web Browser of Microsoft? Edge.
126. Present Governor of Jharkhand? Draupadi Murmu
127. Who was Appointed as the 20th chief Election Commissioner? Nasim Zaidi.
128. Which Organization issues the Rupay card? NPCI.
129. Line between Pakistan and Afghanistan is known as? Durand Line.
130. ’Vienna’ is the capital of? Austria.
131. Who won the Folio prize 2015? Akhil Sharma.
132. Pricing based on area is called? Geographical Pricing.
133. Who has been crowned the Femina Miss India 2015? Aditi Arya.
134. Full form of SDR? Special Drawing Rights.
135. Which team won the 2015 Copa America football tournament? Chile.
136. The Re 1 note is back in circulation as announced by the govt in Dec 2014.The new notes, dated 2015, carry the signature of? Secretary, Ministry of Finance.
137. Which bank on 3 Jul launched an initiative known as “Project Tatkal” to provide doorstep services and expedite home loan application process? State Bank of India.
138. The country which has been named the most peaceful country in the world? Iceland,
139. Luanda, which is voted as worlds costliest city live in, is capital city of which country? Angola.
140. Recently, a brightest early galaxy has been named after which football player? Cristiano Ronaldo.
141. Direct Marketing means? Face-to-face selling.
142. On which date International Day for Biodiversity is observed? May 22.
143. The 7th BRICS summit will be held in? Russian city of Ufa in Bashkortostan.
144. Name the women shuttler from India who created history, becomes first Indian woman player to become World No. 1 recently? Saina Nehwal.
145. Who has emerged as most run scorer (orange cap) in Indian Premier League-2015? David Warner.
146. Credit risk to the bank is high from which type of card? Credit cards.
147. Mark Rutte, who visited India, recently, is the present Prime Minster of which country? Netherlands.
148. Market segmentation means? Segmentation of target group according to their needs.
149. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Chairman of the National Commission for Women (NCW)? Lalitha Kumaramangalam
150. Bangladesh has granted permission to which of the following Indian insurance firms, recently, to do business in the country which will start its operations as a joint venture (JV) entity? LIC of India.
151. Currency of Greece? Euro.
152. “USP” in marketing means? Unique Selling Proposition.
153. Which states became the first Indian state to install a system to detect earthquakes and disseminate warnings? Uttarakhand.
154. Who has been appointed as the new Home Secretary of Delhi? S N Sahai.
155. Recently, UNESCO gave ‘World Heritage Site’ status to Champagne
vineyards. Where is it located? France.
156. Who won the 2015 British Grand Prix of Formula One? Lewis Hamilton.
157. Recently, how many Indian colleges have received the heritage status given by UGC? 19.
158. Full form of FATCA? Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
159. India’s rank in world happiness Index 2015? 117.
160. Capital of Cuba? Hawana.
161. BB King died recently is well known as? Guitarist & Singer.
162. Which country is all set to become world’s first cashless country? Denmark.
163. Who were awarded Whitley Award 2015? Dr.Ananda kumar & Dr. Pramod Patil.
164. Whitley Award is also known as? Green Oscar.
165. Winner of 50th Jnanpith Award 2014? Bhalchandra Nemade.
166. Capital of Turkmenistan? Ashgabat.
167. Currency of Turkmenistan?Turkmenistan manat.
168. International Yoga day celebrated on? 21st June.
169. Currency of Kyrgyzstan? Kyrgyzstani som.
170. Name of India’s first green police station? Maurice Nagar in North Delhi.
171. Sania Mirza creates history with Martina Hingis, becomes India’s first women’s doubles Grand Slam winner by defeating? Ekaterina Makarova & Elena Vesnina.
172. Full form of FSSAI? Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
173. RBI can issue bank notes of maximum denomination up to? Rs. 10000.
174. ”Unbreakable” is an autobiography of which sports persons? M. C. Marrykom.
175. Who has been selected for Japan’s prestigious Fukuoka Prize in the Academic Category? Ramachandra Guha.
176. Serena Williams wins 2015 Wimbledon women’s singles title by defeating? Garbine Muguruza.
177. Which protocol is used to transfer file from one system to another system? FTP.
178. Who won “Pedal for Kashmir” cycling race? Dilawar Singh.
179. In 16th IIFA edition who was awarded with “Outstanding achievement in International Cinema”? Subhash Ghai.
180. Capital of Tajikistan? Dushanbe.
181. Galaxy Named After Cristiano Ronaldo? COSMOS Redshift 7 or CR7.
182. Which state recently banned Thermocol Plate? Jharkhand.
183. The two SEZs offered by Bangladesh to Indian Companies? Bheramara and Mongla.
184. The new CEO of the Germany’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank? John Cryan.
185. Validity period of “Demand draft” is? 3 months.
186. Capital of Bhutan? Thimphu.
187. General Muhammadu Buhari won the Presidential Election of which country? Nigeria.
188. Who won The Wimbledon 2015 men’s singles final? Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer.
189. The Holidays for the Banks are declared as per which Act? Negotiable instrument Act –1881.
190. Name the Apex bank for all Central Banks? Bank For International Settlements(BIS).
191. Which bank launches Voice Password Facility? ICICI.
192. Leander Paes and Martina Hingis Wins Wimbledon mixed doubles final 2015 by defeating? Peya and Babos.
193. Who has won the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia?Siddharatha Gigoo.
194. Name the Indian who has been named the recipient of 2015 Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment? Sangeeta Bhatia.
195. India and Iran have signed pact to develop which of the following ports in Iran recently? Chabahar Port.
196. Banking ombudsman is appointed by? RBI.
197. Recently which Countries were accepted as full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)? India & Pakistan.
198. Which US state recently bans death penalty? Nebraska.
199. ”Scion of Ikshvaku” is written by? Amish Tripathi.
200. Who won the womens singles of French Open? Serena Williams.
201. Name the Most expensive Global City? Luanda.
202. World Dance day? 29th Apr
203. Upper limit on withdrawals at Micro ATMs ?Rs.10000.
204. According to Census 2011 what % of girls aged 19 are married in India? 41%.
205. Which country becomes Biggest Oil producer in 2014? US.
206. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Information Commissioner of India? Vijai Sharma.
207. Entertainer of the Year in 16th edition of IIFA awards? Deepika Padukone.
208. Who has been selected to be the chairman of the upcoming Kolkata-based Bandhan Bank? Ashok Kumar Lahiri.
209. President of Turkmenistan? Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov.
210. Recently MS Viswanathan passes away he was known as? Legendary music director.
211. Who has been appointed as Vice-Chief of Indian Army? Lt General Man Mohan Singh Rai.
212. Capital of Myanmar? Naypyidaw.
213. Who has won the 2015 G D Birla award for scientific research? Prof. Sanjeev Galande.
214. Name the IIT-JEE topper nominated as the brand ambassador of Digital India project? Kruti Tiwari.
215. Which bank has become the first to launch Watch Banking in India? HDFC.
216. Capital of Singapore? Singapore.
217. Who was given the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in January 2015? Kamini Kaushal.
218. The World Health Organization is headquartered in? Switzerland.
219. Who has won the prestigious World Food Prize-2015? Fazle Hasan Abed.
220. Who was appointed as the Governor of Jharkhand? Draupadi Murmu.
221. World Asthma Day 2015 was observed globally on? 5th May.
222. Book titled Unbelievable – Delhi to Islamabad authored by? Bhim Singh.
223. In which state, ‘Digital India With Laado’ campaign is launched by the
panchayat on 5th july 2015? Haryana.
224. National Rail Museum is located in? New Delhi.
225. The Indian-American professor has been selected for 2015 World Agriculture Prize laureate? R Paul Singh.
226. As per the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC), what percent of the rural Indians are illiterates? 36%.
227. Currency of Bhutan? Ngultrum.
228. Richie Benaud who passed away on 10 April 2015 in Sydney was a famous? Cricket commentator.
229. Which city was recently awarded the title of Global Earth hour Capital 2015? Seoul.
230. Who was crowned fbb Femina Miss India World 2015 recently? Aditi Arya.India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) recently became operational at GIFT City in Gandhinagar district of which state?Gujarat.
231. An Asteroid numbered 316201 was recently named after? Malala Yousafzai.
232. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the date to exchange pre-2005 bank notes till which date? December 31, 2015.
233. The space body which has won the 2015 space pioneer award for science and engineering? ISRO.
234. The country Which successfully tested the Wu-14, a hypersonic nuclear delivery vehicle? China.
235. World Day Against Child Labor is observed on? 12th June.
236. The Indian city Which is the venue for the International Conference on String Theory-2015? Bengaluru.
237. India on 5 July 2015 retained the South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) title defeating which country? Sri Lanka.
238. National Doctor’s Day is celebrated in India on 1 July 2015, in memory of which of the following doctor? Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.
239. Y K Sabharwal who passed away on 6 July 2015 was the former? Former Chief Justice of India.
240. Union government recently launched a mobile application “m-asset” to know assets of? Gram Panchayat.
241. First MUDRA card under the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) scheme was launched by which bank on 4 July 2015? Corporation Bank.
242. Worlds 1st facial recognition ATM will be set up by which Country? China.
243. Which bank is recently going to stop paper slips after cash withdrawals at ATMs. HDFC.
244. The government has earmarked how much for capital infusion in PSBs in 2015-16? 7940 Cr.
245. Current Statutory Liquidity Ratio(SLR)? 21.5%.
246. Recently which type of bills are also used as valid proof of address as said by RBI? Utility bills which is not more than 2 months.
247. Present President of Asian Development Bank? Takehiko Nakao.
248. Founder & Chairperson of Bandhan Bank? Chandra Shekhar Ghosh.
249. The Apex Bank for all Central Banks? Bank for International Settlements.
250. The Fiscal deficit estimated for 2015-16? 3.9%.
251. Base year for calculating GDP changes from 2004-05 to? 2011-12
252. World Ranking of Coal India mining Company in terms of Market Capital? 6th.
253. MD & CEO of National Payment Corporation of India(NPCI)? AP Hota.
254. Tata Power was replaced by which Company in BSE Sensex? Lupin.
255. The bank which has launched ‘PayZapp’ app with a complete payment solution? HDFC Bank.
256. The new Chairman of Infosys? R Seshasayee.
257. The person awarded with the Freedom of Expression Prize in Norway on 2 Jun? Edward Snowden.
258. Brand Ambassador for DDKISAN TV? Amitabh Bachchan.
259. The Govt Scheme for developing 500cities? AMRUT.
260. The stake the RBI has allowed banks to acquire in companies defaulting after restructuring of their loans? 51 Percent.
261. The new Chief Information Commissioner(CIC) of India? Vijai Sharma.
262. The new chief of the National Security Guard(NSG)? RC Tayal.
263. The brand Ambassador of the IAP HealthPhone Programme? Aamir Khan.
264. The new Commerce Secretary in the Union Govt? Rita A Teaotia.
265. The new India Under-19 Cricket team coach? Rahul Dravid.
266. The new President of Mauritius? Ameenah Gurib-Fakim.
267. The new Chancellor of the Nalanda University? George Yeo.
268. Who won the Baileys Womens Prize for Fiction 2015? Ali Smith.
269. Name the Novel for which Ali smith won the Baileys Womens Prize for Fiction 2015? “How to be Both”.
270. Name the Oldest Stock Exchange in Asia? Bombay Stock Exchange(BSE).
271. Currency Of Switzerland? Swiss Franc.
272. The new Governor of Arunachal Pradesh? JP Raikhowa.
273. Who was named as the first president of Brics bank? KV Kamath.
274. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation recently Partners With which Company to Serve Meals on Trains? KFC.
275. Who has been appointed as new Managing Director and Group CEO of Gandhinagar based Gujarat International Finance Tech City (GIFT)? Ajay Kumar Pandey.
276. Which airport became the first in India to install an indigenously developed runway visibility measuring instrument ‘Drishti’? IG International Airport, New
277. Who has been appointed as the new Director of FTII? Prashant Pathrabe.
278. Which institutions has approved a short-term loan of 7.16 billion euros to Greece? European Union.
279. MS Viswanathan has passed away recently.He was a famous? Music
composer .
280. Which state will become the first state to have India’s first defence industrial park? Kerala.
281. Who has been appointed as the new CMD of Hero Motors? Pankaj Munjal.
282. Who has won Champion of Change award by the White House of United States? Sunita Viswanath.
283. Full Form of FTII? Film and Television Institute of India.
284. Recently who has been inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)? Amélie Mauresmo(‪#‎France).
285. Who has been appointed as Chairperson Food Safety and Standards
Authority of India (FSSAI)? Bhanu Pratap Sharma.
286. Who is the author of “Scion of Ikshvaku”? Amish Tripathi.
287. Who was sworn in as the first women judge of the sikkim high court? Minakshi Madan Rai.
288. Who won the Abel Prize 2015? John F.Nash & Louis Nirenberg.
289. Kudermukh National Park is situated in? Karnataka.
290. Which country has prepared master plan to develop Andhra’s Capital City Amravati? Singapore.
291. Who won the Chinese grand Prix? Lewis Hamilton.
292. India’s Rank on business resilience index 2015? 119th.
293. Who was named as the head of China based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)? Jin Liquan.
294. World Youth skill day? 15th July.
295. First bank in the country to launch MUDRA card? Corporaton Bank.
296. How many countries have joined the China-promoted AIIB bank as founder members? 57.
297. Director of National Book Trust? Rita Chowdhary.
298. Who won the American Book Award 2015? Canadian author Naomi Klein.
299. Who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Myntra? Ananth Narayanan.
300. Capital of Uzbekistan? Tashkent.
301. Currency of Uzbekis
302. Currency of Uzbekistan? Uzbekistan Som.
303. Who won the 19th Commonwealth Chess Championship? Abhijeet Gupta.
304. Which country will host the Next BRICS Summit 2016? India.
305. Who was selected for the 28th Moorti Devi Award for the year 2014? Vishwanath Tripathi(For Vyomkesh Darvesh).
306. National Statistics Day? 29th June.
307. Who has been named as the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize? Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh.
308. Who has been selected for 2015 World Agriculture Prize laureate?
R Paul Singh.
309. Nelson Mandela International Day was observed across the world on? 18th July.
310. Which Indian State tourism has won 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association
(PATA) award in the Heritage & Culture‘ category for its Muziris Heritage Project? Kerala Tourism.
311. Jules Bianchi died recently he was a famous? F1 driver.
312. Book entitled “Locale, Everyday Islam and Modernity” authored by Shri M. Raisur Rahman.
313. Full form of FSSAI? Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
314. Who was appointed as chief security advisor for ICC World T20 2016? Neeraj Kumar.
315. Brand Ambassador for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ in Haryana? Parineeti Chopra.
316. Which Indian city is chosen as ‘city of music’ by UNESCO? Varanasi.
317. Headquarter of Nestle whose product ‘maggi’ recently banned in
318. National award-film providing wholesome entertainment – Mary Kom
319. Kisan vikas patra money doubles in – 100 Months
320. Nobel Prize in literature – Patrick Modiano
321. Bank selling Insurance policies – Bancassurance
322. Denmark currency – Krone
323. Capital of Cuba – Havana
324. Full form of IRDA – Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India.
325. Which of the following regulates insurance companies – IRDA of India
326. MSME minister – Kalraj Mishra
327. Maximum limit in Sukanya Samridhi Yojna in one financial year – Rs. 1.5 Lakh.
328. World Health Day – 7th April
329. ICC World Cup 2023 venue – India
330. Auto biography of Milkha Singh – The Race of My Life
331. Headquarter of WHO – Geneva
332. Imphal is capital city of – Manipur
333. Dada Saheb Phalke Award – Shashi Kapoor
334. Mission Indradhanush is relatd to – vaccination against seven vaccine
335. preventable diseases which include diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B.
336. Michael Pheleps related to which game – Swimming
337. Vice chairman of NITI Ayog – Arvind panagariya
338. Computer program that transforms source code written in a programming language into another computer language – Compiler
339. Which is the greatest of all? TB
340. Which of the following is the Hardware? Printer
341. FTP full form – File Transfer Protocol
342. ASDL full form – Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
343. Virus full form – Vital Information Resources Under Seize
344. Short cut to create new file – Ctrl + N
345. NITI Ayog present Chairman? – Narendra Modi
346. In IRDAI, ‘D’ refers to? – Development
347. Sheqel is the currency of which country? – Israel
348. Shillong is capital of which state? – Meghalaya
349. Monetary authority in India is? – Reserve Bank of India
350. Under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, minimum deposit in a financial year is? – Rs.1000
351. Cristiano Ronaldo is related to which sport? – Football
352. Dilma Rousseff is the president of which country? – Brazil
353. Second highest mountain in India Nanda Devi is situated in which state? – Uttarakhand
354. Headquarters of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)? – Vienna, Austria
355. Ing vysa insurance new name? Exide Life insurance.
356. Bank sale insurance – Bancassurance.
357. Which among the following is the Partner of SBI Life Insurance – BNP Paribas
358. Which is the sole reinsurance company in the Indian insurance market – General Insurance Corporation of India.
359. The Accidental Insurance cover provided under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is how much? – Rs. 1 lakh.
360. UIIC’s largest shareholder – Central government.
361. Minimum capital for Health insurance – 100 crore.
362. IRDA is a – statutary body.
363. Chairman of LIC?-SK Roy.
364. Tagline of Oriental Insurance Company Limited?Prithvi Agni Jal Akash Sabke Surakhsa Hamare Paas
365. Headoffice of Oriental Insurance Company Limited?-New Delhi.
366. How many public Sector Insurance Company?-6.
367. Tagline of SBI Life Insurance Company Limited?-With Us,you’re sure.
368. Who ia an Actuary?-expertise in the field of Economics,Statistics and Mathematics.
369. Headoffice of General Insurance Company?Mumbai.
370. In an important event in Nigerian history, who became the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in country, as announced on 31 March 2015? – Muhammadu Buhari.
371. What is the name of the first direct container vessel from India to Qatar which arrived at Doha on 31 March 2015 as part of a non-stop service launched to facilitate swift trade between the two countries? – M.S. Convent.
372. What was India’s external debt stood as on 31 December 2014 according to the data released by the Finance Ministry on 31 March 2015? – $462 billion.
373. What is the name of the controversial bill passed by the Gujarat Assembly on 31 March 2015 which empowers law enforcing authorities to intercept and record phone calls as evidence and gives them other contentious powers? – Gujarat Control of Organized Crime Bill (GUJCOC).
374. Which district of Japan on 31 March 2015 became the first-ever district in the country to recognise same-sex partnerships as the equivalent of a marriage by passing a landmark vote? – Shibuya.
375. What will be the name of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh as approved by the Cabinet of the state on 1 April 2015? –“Amaravathi”.
376. Which state government on 1 April 2015 launched the ambitious “Aahar” cheap meal scheme for providing subsidised food to urban poor? – Odisha.
377. Who took over as India’s first-ever Cyber Security Chief (CSC) on 1 April 2015? –Gulshan Rai.
378. The amalgamation scheme of which two private sector banks came into effect on 1 April 2015 after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) gave its approval for their merger? – Kotak Mahindra Bank and ING Vysya Bank.
379. Who was the President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) who resigned from the post on 1 April 2015 alleging widespread constitutional violations by the governing body? – Mustafa Kamal (Bangladesh).
380. The State Bank of India (SBI) on 31 March 2015 announced plans to divest 10% stake in its life insurance arm SBI Life. Which foreign financial entity is the minority partner in SBI Life? – BNP Paribas Cardif (France).
381. What is the name of the Islamist militant group that stormed into a university campus in Kenya on 2 April 2015 and took Christian students hostage resulting in death of at least 15 persons? – Al Shabaab.
382. What was the total foreign fund inflow into India by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) during 2014-15 that was the highest annual FII investment in Indian capital markets? – Around Rs. 2.7 lakh crore.
383. Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal was officially crowned as No. 1 woman Badminton player in the world on 2 April 2015. She replaced which Chinese player from top spot? – Li Xuerui.
384. PepsiCo India on 3 April 2015 commissioned first phase of its largest beverage plant at which place? – Sri City (Andhra Pradesh).
385. In one of the biggest doping scandals in recent years in India, as many as 21 athletes were suspended on 4 April 2015 on charges on doping. These sportspersons are associated with which sporting discipline? – Weightlifting.
386. Who was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Peru on 2 April 2015 to replace Ana Jara, who was thrown out of office by Congress on corruption charges? – Pedro Cateriano.
387. What is the name of the Alabama (US) inmate who was set free on 3 April 2015 after serving almost 30 years on death row for a crime he did not commit after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling? – Anthony Ray Hinton.
388. Malli Mastan Babu whose death came to prominence recently, was associated with which discipline? –Mountaineering.
389. Who is poised to become the first player of Indian origin to feature in a National Basketball Association (NBA) team of US as reported during April 2015? – Sim Bhullar.
390. What is the code name given to the operation to rescue Indians stranded in
Yemen being undertaken which involves Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Air India as major partners? – Operation Rahat.
391. What is the name of the ship of the Indian Navy which rescued 441 people from Yemen, including foreign nationals, to Djibouti on 5 April 2015? – INS Mumbai.
392. Super Typhoon Maysak struck which sparsely populated country in the east of the Philippines on 4 April 2015 resulting in death of 9 people? – Federated States of Micronesia.
393. Which entity becomes the first public sector undertaking (PSU) to hit the market in fiscal year 2015-16 with its disinvestment taking place on 8 April 2015? – Rural Electrification Corporation (REC).
394. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 7 April 2015 gave which far-reaching order pertaining to plying of vehicles in Delhi? – It banned all diesel vehicles over ten years old from playing on Delhi roads.
395. RBI presented its first bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review on 7 April 2015 and kept all primary rates, including the Repo Rate, unchanged. What is the estimated GDP growth rate proposed to be achieved by RBI during fiscal year 2015-16? –7.8%.
396. Union Govt. has planned which step to promote the Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), which was re-launched during November 2014? – It has roped in Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to sell KVP certificates.
397. Which PSU sector bank on 7 April 2015 signed an agreement with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) to provide insurance cover to its savings account holders under the Prime Minister’s Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana(PMJBY) scheme? –Dena Bank.
398. MUDRA Bank, an ambitious initiative to provide boost to India’s micro and small business entities, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a programme held in New Delhi on 8 April 2015. What is the full expansion of the term MUDRA? –Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency.
399. Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) completed how many years of its operations during April 2015? – 25 years.
400. Which leading online retail company acquired mobile transactions platform FreeCharge as announced by the company on 8 April 2015? – Snapdeal.
401. Which US state on 7 April 2015 became the first one in the country to impose a ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure? – Kansas.
402. Among other agreements signed between India and France on 10 April 2015, an important agreement was struck on both the countries proceeding forward on
the stalled nuclear project in Jaitapur in Maharashtra. This nuclear project involves which Indian and French firms? – Larsen & Toubro (India) and Areva (France)
403. Indian formally ended its massive evacuation efforts in Yemen named “Operation Raahat” on 10 April 2015. This mission successfully evacuated how many people from war-torn Yemen? – 5,600.
404. Former Australia cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud, who passed away on 9 April 2015, was one of the core members of which Australian cricket channel? – Channel Nine.
405. Terry Jones, the controversial pastor of Florida (US) came to news for which reason recently? – He announced his candidature for US Presidential Elections
406. Which entity has become India’s newest public sector undertaking (PSU) during April 2015 after Union Govt. increased its stake to over 51% in this entity? – IFCI Limited.
407. US-based rating agency Moody’s on 9 April 2015 upgraded India’s economic
outlook from stable to positive. It announced that the Indian govt. is taking steps to improve its economic strength. What is Moody’s upgraded rating for
India now? –‘Baa3’.
408. India was placed at 101st place in the Social Progress Index (SPI) ratings that were released globally on 9 April 2015. Which country topped this list? – Norway.
409. Which company became the first Indian private company since the year 2000 to list overseas as it recently made its debut on US stock exchange NASDAQ? – Videocon D2h.
410. Jnanapith Award winning writer D.Jayakanthan, who passed away on 8 April 2015, was associated with which language? – Tamil.
411. Which port recently upstaged Chennai Port Trust (CPT) in car handling volumes to become the largest car-exporting port of India? – Kamarajar Port Ltd (KPL), Ennore (Tamil Nadu).
412. Central government has approved the largest ever auction of Second Generation telecom spectrum to obtain rupees from the sale?-64840 crore.
413. Recently former office bearer of the Mumbai Cricket Association died. Name him?-Ramesh Kosambia.
414. Who among the following has snatched National Sub-Junior Billiards title during the BRC Gloster National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2015?-Ishpreet Singh Chadha.
415. Central government has approved broadcast of ordinance to revise the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation Act of?-1957.
416. Who among the following Russian has grabbed 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess title?-Popov Ivan.
417. Who among the following was named as the Business person of the Year for
2014 by Fortune magazine?-Larry Page.
418. Which country’s Internet giant Tencent Holdings Limited has launched its first online bank named “WeBank” to enhance small businesses.-Chinese.
419. Competition Commission of India cleared PepsiCo India’s proposal to sell its
bottling plants in North India to which company?-Varun Beverages.
420. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Heavy Engineering Corporation?-Avijit Ghosh.
421. WEF meeting held in – Davos, Switzerland
422. E-kyc give to those who have – Aadhar Card
423. Tyler prize 2015 – Dr Madhav Gadgil
424. Folio Prize 2015 is given for which book – Family Life
425. Deposits of banks are insured by – DICGC
426. Which bank is started for msme sector – Mudra Bank
427. BSBDA Account can be opened by ?No frill Account holder
428. ICC cricket world cup finals were played by which teams – New Zealand and Australia
429. Pension fund rate – 8.75%
430. Capital of Germany – Berlin
431. Currency of Singapore – Dollar
432. National award actress – Kangana Ranaut
433. World Consumer’s day – 15th March
434. Ratings of two banks have been reduced by Moody’s – Central Bank of India
India & Indian Overseas Bank
435. IMF Headquater – Washington DC
436. UN Headquarter – New York
437. Bankimoon inaugrated 10MW solar plant at – Vadodara
438. PNB Headquaeter – New Delhi
439. Which bipartite statement resulted into hike of banking wages – 10th
440. Basel norms last date – 31st March 2019
441. Capital of soudi Arabia-Riyadh
442. Minimum age of opening accounts under sukanya samridhi account-By Birth.
443. Hindu prize 2014 winner Ashok srinivasan book name -Common Signs
444. Politician awarded bharat ratna -Atal bihari
445. Bank notes issued by -RBI
446. Maximum amount to be carried to Nepal and Bhutan -25000
447. National ayurveda meeting held at -New Delhi.
448. Present bank rate -7.75%(02.10.2015)
449. kisan vikas patra amount doubled in-100months
450. CAMELS full form, M stands for -Management
451. Irctc tied up with rupay debit card and which bank is associated-Union Bank of India
452. Maximum NPA among which bank – Central Bank of India
453. Financial stability report is published -Half Yearly
454. Govt open which platform for redressal of public grievances- Pragati
455. Best feature film in National Film Award-Court
456. Full form of Mudra – Micro Units Development Refinance Agency
457. Service Tax is increased to – 14%
458. Increase in Health Insurance Premium – Rs 1,00,000
459. Founder of Singapore who died – Lee Kuan Yew
460. Currency of Italy – Euro
461. In KVP, amount gets doubled in how much time? 100 months
462. Venue of Summer Olympics 2016 – Rio de Janeiro
463. Saving Rate is fixed by – Individual Banks
464. Pan card required after what amount – Rs 1,00,000
465. Whose amount can’t be deposited in payments bank? Nobody can deposit
466. PMSBY inurance cover – 2lac
467. Bhimbetka is situated – mp
468. tiroda thermal power plant- Gujurat
469. housing for all under scheme- PMAY
470. Summer olympics 2020- Tokyo
471. 18th SAARC summit- kathamandu
472. Brics countries-brazil,russia,india,china,south Africa
473. FTII chairman- Gajndra chouhan
474. Highest paid sportman of India according to frobes- ms dhoni
475. National army day-15th jan
476. who is the first indian olympics winner(individual)-khashaba jadhav
477. SIDBI subsidiary- MUDRA
478. Reverse mortage loan available for – senior citizen
479. Youth Affairs and Sports minister- Sarbananda Sonowal
480. Oommen Chandy-Chief minister of Kerela
481. Sahara shares banned by- SEBI
482. Indemnity insurance is meant for- business owner and employees
483. Pre 2005- currecy note usage extended upto- 31 dec 2015
484. IRDA act – 199
485. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre located in state – Kerala
486. Which person in 1990’s got bharat ratna ? Nelson Mandela
487. Total land exchange between India and Bangladesh as per agreement ? 160
488. LIC of India covered which government Beema scheme ? PMJJBY
489. Total target Solar Power by 2022 – 100 GW or 100000 MW
490. In Union budget National Investment Infrastructure Fund,Investment vehicle Tasmashek from which country – Singapore
491. Which country becomes defaulter – Greece
492. Nifty 50 is sensex of which country ? India
493. Dutch republic currency – Guilder
494. FDI in Insurance – 49%
495. Ranthambore national park – Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan
496. Brabourne stadium – Mumbai
497. French Republic currency – Franc
498. Shubham jaglan related to – Golf
499. Kaiga wildlife sanctuary – Karnataka
500. Who was oolef pooley – English Actor
501. 10 second loan by – HDFC
502. India’s contribution in aiib – 8 Billion Dollar
503. 2015 G-20 summit Will be held in Antalya where is it located?– Turkey
504. Capital of Andaman Nikobar – Port Blair
505. Kerala CM – Oommen Chandy
506. Kargil Vijay divas is celebrated every year on which day?- 26th July
507. Route of yoga express – Haridwar to Ahmedabad
508. Total target for housing 2022 – Housing for every family i.e. 2 crore
509. What is ‘A’ in PAN – Account
510. What is ‘L’ in ELSS for tax exemption- Equity Linked Savings Scheme
511. 2022 Winter Olympics venue- Beijing
512. In Atal Pension Yojana attaining what age the pension will start- 60 years
513. Capital of daman and diu- Daman
514. CM of Haryana- Manohar lal Khattar
515. Currency of Switzerland- Swiss Franc
516. Atal pension Yojana, pension start from age- Minimum 18, Maximum 40
517. Salt Lake Stadium- Kolkata, West Bengal
518. Kakrapar Nuclear power Plant- Gujrat
519. Wheeler Island is in which state- Orissa
520. FAO Head Quarters- Rome
521. Which country is the largest edible oil consumer- China
522. 30000 crore Super Express Way mega project in Maharashtra will connect which two city- Mumbai and Nagpur
523. MUDRA bank for what purpose- For benefitting small entrepreneurs and will also act as a regulator for ‘Micro-Finance Institutions (MFIs).
524. Sukanya Samridhi Yojna account opening maximum age- 10
525. Varansi situated on the banks of which river- River Ganga
526. World Cancer Day – 4th February
527. The population of India is expected to surpass China by – 2022
528. Ranveer Saini is associated with – Golf
529. Ramachandra Guha conferred with Japan’s prestigious Fukuoka Prize,who is a – Historian
530. Headquarter of AIIB – Beijing, China.
531. India’s external debt at end-June 2015 was placed at US$ 482.9 billion recording an increase of US$ 8.5 billion over its level at end-March 2015

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