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NOVEMBER 2015 GENERAL AWARENESS OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS



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NOVEMBER GENERAL AWARENESS OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

2 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The ISRO’s new satellite GSAT-15 is all set to be launched on Nov 10, 2015 from French Guiana on board Ariane 5 rocket. This is a latest
1) communication satellite 
2) defence satellite
3) astronomical satellite 
4) educational satellite
5) weather forecasting satellite 
Answer:- 1) communication satellite
Ques. : 2 Railway launched a new scheme, recently, under which waitlisted passengers can get confirmed accommodation in next alternative train if they opt for the option. Name the scheme.
1) Yatra 
2) Sambhav
3) Suvidha 
4) Vikalp
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Vikalp
Ques. : 3 __________ was elected as 54th Speaker of the US House of Representatives recently.
1) Nancy Pelosi 
2) John Boehner
3) Paul Ryan 
4) Rand Paul
5) Mitt Romney 
Answer:- 3) Paul Ryan
Ques. : 4 Who among the following was nominated to the central board of directors of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by the govt recently?
1) KV Kamath 
2) Anil Goswami
3) Arvind Subramanian 
4) Chanda Kochhar
5) Shaktikanta Das 
Answer:- 5) Shaktikanta Das
Ques. : 5 Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis clinched the WTA Finals women’s doubles trophy in Singapore recently. They defeated
1) Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova 
2) Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova
3) Chan Hao-Ching and Chan Yung-Jan 
4) Gabrine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Gabrine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro
Ques. : 6 Name the Thrissur headquartered bank which launched ‘Green PIN’ allowing customers to generate their PIN at the bank’s ATMs recently. VG Mathew is the present MD and CEO of the bank.
1) IndusInd Bank 
2) Yes Bank
3) South Indian Bank 
4) Federal Bank
5) Bandhan Bank 
Answer:- 3) South Indian Bank
Ques. : 7 Which company won the title sponsorship for IPL recently by paying Rs 160 cr for two years?
1) Vivo Mobile 
2) Oppo Mobile
3) Xiaomi 
4) Huawei
5) ZTE 
Answer:- 1) Vivo Mobile
Ques. : 8 One of the oldest Indian business tycoons Brijmohan Lall Munjal passed away recently. He was the founder of
1) Bajaj Auto 
2) TVS Auto
3) Mahindra and Mahindra 
4) Force Motors
5) Hero MotoCorp 
Answer:- 5) Hero MotoCorp
Ques. : 9 The teaser rates are associated with which of the following types of loans?
1) Education loan 
2) Personal loan
3) Loan against property 
4) Housing loan
5) Vehicle loan 
Answer:- 4) Housing loan
Ques. : 10 Borge Brende is the present Foreign Minister of which of the following countries? He was in India for the joint commission meeting of the two countries recently.
1) Israel 
2) Norway
3) Sweden 
4) Spain
5) Morocco 
Answer:- 2) Norway



3 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Which of the following teams won the 2015 Rugby World Cup for a record third time recently?
1) Australia 
2) New Zealand
3) England 
4) US
5) Canada 
Answer:- 2) New Zealand
Ques. : 2 The Fairfax Financial Holdings is all set to increase its stake in which of the following general insurance companies in India by nine per cent for Rs 1,550 cr?
1) Cholamandalam General Insurance 
2) Reliance General Insurance
3) IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance 
4) SBI General Insurance
5) ICICI Lombard General Insurance 
Answer:- 5) ICICI Lombard General Insurance
Ques. : 3 The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), headed by the President Tayyip Erdogan, won parliamentary majority in which of the following countries recently?
1) Egypt 
2) Iraq
3) Kuwait 
4) Turkey
5) Greece 
Answer:- 4) Turkey
Ques. : 4 Who among the following was selected for a top US humanitarian award, the New York Global Leaders Dialogue Humanitarian Award, recently?
1) Arundhati Roy 
2) Medha Patkar
3) Bindeshwar Pathak 
4) Kiran Bedi
5) Kisan Baburao Hazare 
Answer:- 3) Bindeshwar Pathak
Ques. : 5 The Global Tuberculosis Report 2015 was released by the WHO recently. Which of the following countries, with 23 percent of TB cases, has the largest number of TB cases in the world as per the report?
1) China 
2) Nigeria
3) Indonesia 
4) India
5) South Africa
Answer:- 4) India
Ques. : 6 The name of late Ram Bahadur Chetri was officially approved by the Uttarakhand Sports Ministry for the prestigious Khel Ratna (posthumous) award recently. He was an ace
1) athlete 
2) weightlifter
3) footballer 
4) archer
5) boxer 
Answer:- 3) footballer
Ques. : 7 The Navy successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from its stealth destroyer INS Kochi, recently. The missile is developed jointly by India and
1) Israel 
2) Sweden
3) Norway 
4) France
5) Russia 
Answer:- 5) Russia
Ques. : 8 Who won 2015 Mexican Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Nico Rosberg 
2) Lewis Hamilton
3) Sergio Perez 
4) Sebastian Vettel
5) Valtteri Bottas 
Answer:- 1) Nico Rosberg
Ques. : 9 Which of the following telecommunication firms announced to merge Sistema Shyam Teleservices with itself recently?
1) Tata Communications 
2) Bharti Airtel
3) Reliance Communications 
4) Vodafone India
5) Idea Cellular 
Answer:- 3) Reliance Communications
Ques. : 10 Who among the following is the chairperson of a committee set up by the Human Resource Development Ministry to draft the new education policy?
1) JS Rajput 
2) TSR Subramanian
3) Sudhir Mankad 
4) Sewaram Sharma
5) Shailaja Chandra 
Answer:- 2) TSR Subramanian


4 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Who among the following won the men’s singles title of 2015 Swiss Indoors Basel Title recently?
1) Rafael Nadal 
2) Roger Federer
3) Stan Wawrinka 
4) Andy Murray
5) Novak Djokovic 
Answer:- 2) Roger Federer
Ques. : 2 The “Balance Nail” is the name of a month-long joint military training which is being held in Nepal between security forces of Nepal and
1) Australia 
2) UK
3) Japan 
4) China
5) US 
Answer:- 5) US
Ques. : 3 The first international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in which of the following Indian cities from Dec 1-3 2015?
1) Mumbai 
2) Pune
3) Hyderabad 
4) Kolkata
5) New Delhi 
Answer:- 5) New Delhi
Ques. : 4 The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Arinjay was commissioned in Kochi recently. The ship is 15th in the series of 20
1) Fast Patrol Vessels 
2) Anti-Submarine Ships
3) Guided Missile Destroyers 
4) Torpedo Launch Ships
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 1) Fast Patrol Vessels
Ques. : 5 Which of the following firms is working with the govt on a pilot project under its ‘Project Loon’ for providing Internet connectivity by using large balloons?
1) Facebook 
2) Twitter
3) Microsoft 
4) Google
5) Intel 
Answer:- 4) Google
Ques. : 6 BSNL has partnered with which of the following firms to set up 100 WiFi hotspots in rural India?
1) Facebook 
2) Google
3) Microsoft 
4) Cisco
5) IBM 
Answer:- 1) Facebook
Ques. : 7 Which of the following became the first multinational sportswear company to get govt nod to open 100 per cent foreign-owned stores in India recently?
1) Puma 
2) Adidas
3) Nike 
4) Lotto
5) Converse 
Answer:- 2) Adidas
Ques. : 8 The Punjabi has become third most common language in the Parliament of which of the following countries as 20 Punjabi-speaking candidates were elected to the parliament recently?
1) Spain 
2) UK
3) Canada 
4) US
5) Malaysia 
Answer:- 3) Canada
Ques. : 9 Which of the following automakers appointed Lionel Messi as its global brand ambassador recently?
1) Tata Motors 
2) Mahindra and Mahindra
3) Ford Motors 
4) Hyundai Motors
5) General Motors 
Answer:- 1) Tata Motors
Ques. : 10 Shiv Thapa became the highest-ranked Indian player (World No. 2) of which of the following games recently?
1) Archery 
2) Squash
3) Boxing 
4) Golf
5) Badminton 
Answer:- 3) Boxing

5 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Mana Patel and Virdhawal Khade won best players’ award in 69th senior National Championships of which of the following sports recently?
1) Swimming 
2) Boxing
3) Archery 
4) Weightlifting
5) Wrestling 
Answer:- 1) Swimming
Ques. : 2 The DIPP announced that the eight core industries of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew by 3.2 per cent in Sep 2015. These eight core industries do not include
1) electricity 
2) cement
3) fertilisers 
4) refinery products
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 3 Which state govt approved a revised scheme to provide nutrition to pregnant and lactating women in the tribal areas recently? The scheme is named APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna.
1) Haryana 
2) Rajasthan
3) Uttar Pradesh 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 5) Maharashtra
Ques. : 4 One of India’s biggest food festival, the International Terra Madre or Slow Food festival, bringing in cuisine of indigenous tribes from nearly 60 countries, was held recently in
1) Gangtok 
2) Shimla
3) Shillong 
4) Chennai
5) Jaipur 
Answer:- 3) Shillong
Ques. : 5 The committee on Bankruptcy Law Reforms has proposed an easy exit option for low-income individuals unable to repay debts. The committee was headed by
1) TK Viswanathan 
2) Anil Goswami
3) Arvind Subramanian 
4) Hasmukh Adhia
5) Arvind Mayaram 
Answer:- 1) TK Viswanathan
Ques. : 6 A rare tropical Cyclone Chapala slammed into _______ , recently, triggering heavy flooding and causing damage in coastal region of the war racked country.
1) Yemen 
2) Syria
3) Iraq 
4) Libya
5) Ukraine 
Answer:- 1) Yemen
Ques. : 7 Who among the following will be the next Chief Justice of India? The current CJI HL Dattu will retire on Dec 2, 2015.
1) Jasti Chelameswar 
2) Dipak Misra
3) TS Thakur 
4) JS Khehar
5) Anil R Dave 
Answer:- 3) TS Thakur
Ques. : 8 The UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Disarmament Committee adopted a draft resolution calling for the abolition of nuclear arms recently. The resolution was submitted by
1) India 
2) Japan
3) Germany 
4) France
5) US 
Answer:- 2) Japan
Ques. : 9 Which of the following railway stations in the country became the first blind-friendly railway station in India recently?
1) Chennai, Tamil Nadu 
2) New Delhi, Delhi
3) Kochi, Kerala 
4) Bengaluru, Karnataka
5) Mysuru, Karnataka 
Answer:- 5) Mysuru, Karnataka
Ques. : 10 Who among the following becomes the chairman of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC), the apex-level body constituted by the govt of India?
1) Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance 
2) Finance Secretary
3) Governor Reserve Bank of India 
4) Union Finance Minister
5) Chairman, SEBI 
Answer:- 4) Union Finance Minister


6 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Jitu Rai, who won silver medal in 13th Asian Championship in Kuwait City recently, is an Indian
1) archer 
2) boxer
3) shooter 
4) wrestler
5) weightlifter 
Answer:- 3) shooter
Ques. : 2 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of which of the following countries recently?
1) Canada 
2) Spain
3) Turkey 
4) Greece
5) Australia 
Answer:- 1) Canada
Ques. : 3 Harjit Sajjan was appointed as the Defence Minister of which of the following countries recently?
1) France 
2) Indonesia
3) Thailand 
4) Malaysia
5) Canada 
Answer:- 5) Canada
Ques. : 4 The RBI imposed Rs 1-cr penalty on which of the following private sector banks for violation of KYC and Anti Money Laundering (AML) norms recently?
1) Federal Bank 
2) IndusInd Bank
3) Dhanlaxmi Bank 
4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5) South Indian Bank 
Answer:- 3) Dhanlaxmi Bank
Ques. : 5 An empowered committee was constituted by the govt to approve schemes proposed under the Nirbhaya Fund recently. The Committee will be headed by the secretary of the Ministry of Women and Child Development
1) Kirti Saxena 
2) V Somasundaran
3) Preeti Sudan 
4) Nutan Guha Biswas
5) Maneka Gandhi 
Answer:- 2) V Somasundaran
Ques. : 6 Navtej Singh Sarna was appointed as Indian High Commissioner to which of the following countries recently?
1) China 
2) Pakistan
3) Bangladesh 
4) United Kingdom
5) Japan 
Answer:- 4) United Kingdom
Ques. : 7 PM Narendra Modi has been ranked as the world’s ninth most powerful person by Forbes magazine in its 2015 list which is topped by
1) Xi Jinping 
2) Barack Obama
3) Angela Merkel 
4) Shinzo Abe
5) Vladimir Putin 
Answer:- 5) Vladimir Putin
Ques. : 8 The European Central Bank (ECB), which consists of 19 European Union member states, is headquartered at
1) Frankfurt, Germany 
2) London, UK
3) Rome, Italy 
4) Brussels, Belgium
5) Paris, France 
Answer:- 1) Frankfurt, Germany
Ques. : 9 In which of the following countries, the vice president was impeached after the govt declared a state of emergency for a month recently?
1) Nepal 
2) Thailand
3) Singapore 
4) Maldives
5) Philippines 
Answer:- 4) Maldives
Ques. : 10 The dreaded underworld don Chhota Rajan was deported to India from which of the following countries recently?
1) UAE 
2) Saudi Arabia
3) Indonesia 
4) Turkey
5) Australia 
Answer:- 3) Indonesia



7 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The book titled “Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations” has been authored by
1) Azim Premji 
2) Vishal Sikka
3) Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal 
4) Nandan Nilekani and Viral Shah
5) Anand Mahindra 
Answer:- 4) Nandan Nilekani and Viral Shah
Ques. : 2 Name the noted film, television and stage actor who was conferred with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave Award, recently, for his outstanding contribution to Marathi theatre?
1) Reema Lagoo 
2) Vikram Gokhale
3) Govind Namdev 
4) Manoj Joshi
5) Ashwini Bhave 
Answer:- 2) Vikram Gokhale
Ques. : 3 Samia Hassan Suluhu was sworn in as the first female Vice President of which of the following countries recently?
1) Estonia 
2) Somalia
3) Ethiopia 
4) Kenya
5) Tanzania 
Answer:- 5) Tanzania
Ques. : 4 PM Narendra Modi launched ‘Imprint India’ project to kickstart original research in areas where the country is dependent on foreign technology. This is a _________ project.
1) Rs 500-cr 
2) Rs 1,000-cr
3) Rs 1,500-cr 
4) Rs 2,000-cr
5) Rs 2,500-cr 
Answer:- 2) Rs 1,000-cr
Ques. : 5 The Union Cabinet gave its nod for financial restructuring of debt of power distribution companies recently. The Scheme has been named
1) SAVERA 
2) SAMBHAV
3) UDAY 
4) SHAKTI
5) ROSHNI 
Answer:- 3) UDAY
Ques. : 6 Mario Draghi is the present president of which of the following central banks?
1) Bank of Japan 
2) European Central Bank
3) Federal Reserve 
4) Deutsche Bundesbank
5) People's Bank of China 
Answer:- 2) European Central Bank
Ques. : 7 Former Pakistan captain Inzamam ul-Haq was appointed as the coach of which of the following cricket teams for a two-year period recently?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Sri Lanka
3) UAE 
4) Afghanistan
5) Zimbabwe 
Answer:- 4) Afghanistan
Ques. : 8 The Govt has proposed to set up MPC, which will consist of representatives from the Finance Ministry and RBI, to decide on interest rate. The term MPC stands for
1) Management Policy Committee 
2) Monthly Policy Committee
3) Monetary Policy Committee 
4) Monitoring Policy Committee
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Monetary Policy Committee
Ques. : 9 India has raised the minimum support price (MSP) that the govt will pay to buy new-season wheat from local farmers to ________ per 100 kg.
1) Rs 1,450 
2) Rs 1,525
3) Rs 1,580 
4) Rs 1,600
5) Rs 1,625 
Answer:- 2) Rs 1,525
Ques. : 10 The govt launched the new gold monetisation scheme, recently, which will offer option to resident Indians to deposit their gold and earn an interest of up to
1) 2 per cent 
2) 2.5 per cent
3) 2.75 per cent 
4) 3 per cent
5) 3.5 per cent 
Answer:- 2) 2.5 per cent



9 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The govt imposed a _______ cess on all taxable services with effect from Nov 15 to fund the Swachh Bharat programme recently.
1) 0.5 per cent 
2) 1 per cent
3) 1.5 per cent 
4) 2 per cent
5) 2.5 per cent 
Answer:- 1) 0.5 per cent
Ques. : 2 Which of the following countries has the world’s largest foreign exchange reserves at present? Its foreign exchange reserves rose in Oct to $3.5255 tn.
1) US 
2) Japan
3) India 
4) Switzerland
5) China 
Answer:- 5) China
Ques. : 3 PM Narendra Modi, during his recent visit to Sri Nagar, announced to give a package of __________ for the development of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
1) Rs 20,000 cr 
2) Rs 50,000 cr
3) Rs 75,000 cr 
4) Rs 80,000 cr
5) Rs 1 lakh cr 
Answer:- 4) Rs 80,000 cr
Ques. : 4 In a first such meeting in 66 years, the president of Republic of China (Taiwan) Ma Ying-jeou met China’s president Xi Jinping in which country recently?
1) Singapore 
2) Vietnam
3) Philippines 
4) Malaysia
5) Indonesia 
Answer:- 1) Singapore
Ques. : 5 The first free and fair elections were held in Myanmar since 1990 recently. The capital city of Myanmar is
1) Maputo 
2) Naypyidaw
3) Ulaanbaatar 
4) Nouakchott
5) Phnom Penh 
Answer:- 2) Naypyidaw
Ques. : 6 The Indian Army started a joint military exercise ‘INDRA-2015’ in Bikaner, Rajasthan with the army of which of the following countries recently?
1) China 
2) US
3) Germany 
4) Japan
5) Russia 
Answer:- 5) Russia
Ques. : 7 The Supreme Court upheld the ban on online, Internet lotteries imposed by which state recently?
1) Maharashtra 
2) West Bengal
3) Kerala
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 3) Kerala
Ques. : 8 Which of the following states became the first to sign up for the recently launched UDAY scheme of the central govt? Its discom had the highest debt exposure among all states.
1) Uttar Pradesh 
2) Rajasthan
3) Maharashtra 
4) Bihar
5) Odisha 
Answer:- 2) Rajasthan
Ques. : 9 Heena Sindhu won gold medal at Asian championship recently. She won the gold medal in the game of
1) Discuss throw 
2) Boxing
3) Weightlifting 
4) Shooting
5) Archery 
Answer:- 4) Shooting
Ques. : 10 _________ was officially declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organization (WHO) recently.
1) Benin 
2) Liberia
3) Sierra Leone 
4) Senegal
5) Ghana 
Answer:- 3) Sierra Leone



10 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Ashok K Kantha is the Indian Ambassador to which of the following countries at present?
1) China 
2) Japan
3) US 
4) Germany
5) France 
Answer:- 1) China
Ques. : 2 The BCCI dethroned N Srinivasan as the ICC Chairman and nominated who among the following as the chief of the world cricket body recently?
1) Rajeev Shukla 
2) Sharad Pawar
3) Shashank Manohar 
4) Anurag Thakur
5) Ravi Shastri 
Answer:- 3) Shashank Manohar
Ques. : 3 The RBI allowed state co-operative banks (StCBs) and district central co-operative banks (DCCBs) to offer internet banking with _______ facility, recently.
1) transactional 
2) view only
3) NEFT 
4) IMPS
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) view only
Ques. : 4 The leaders of China and Taiwan met recently. Who among the following is the present President of Taiwan?
1) Benigno Aquino 
2) Hwang Kyo-ahn
3) Ma Ying-jeou 
4) Park Geun-hye
5) Kim Jong-un 
Answer:- 3) Ma Ying-jeou
Ques. : 5 What is the currency of Myanmar?
1) Baht 
2) Krona
3) Rufiyaa 
4) Kyat
5) Metical 
Answer:- 4) Kyat
Ques. : 6 Who among the following is the new MD and CEO of the Indian Bank?
1) JK Garg 
2) RK Takkar
3) Suresh N Patel 
4) Mahesh Kumar Jain
5) KR Kamath 
Answer:- 4) Mahesh Kumar Jain
Ques. : 7 The 21st International Conference on ‘Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications’ (INCOFYRA) will be held in Jan 2016 in
1) New Delhi 
2) Mumbai
3) Chennai 
4) Haridwar
5) Bengaluru 
Answer:- 5) Bengaluru
Ques. : 8 Suresh N Patel was appointed as the Managing Director of which of the following public sector banks recently?
1) Oriental Bank of Commerce 
2) Corporation Bank
3) UCO Bank 
4) Dena Bank
5) Andhra Bank 
Answer:- 5) Andhra Bank
Ques. : 9 Which of the following is the capital city of Sierra Leone?
1) Freetown 
2) Quito
3) Zagreb 
4) Bogota
5) Santiago 
Answer:- 1) Freetown
Ques. : 10 The ‘Heart of Asia’ conference will be held on Dec 7 and 8 in which of the following countries to discuss about the present situation of Afghanistan?
1) Saudi Arabia 
2) Pakistan
3) Iran 
4) China
5) Azerbaijan 
Answer:- 2) Pakistan


13 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 RK Takkar was appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of the UCO Bank which is headquartered at
1) Kolkata 
2) Mumbai
3) Bengaluru 
4) Kochi
5) Hyderabad 
Answer:- 1) Kolkata
Ques. : 2 The US-based General Electric won a $2.6-bn order to supply 1,000 diesel locomotives to the Indian Railways. The company would build a diesel locomotive manufacturing facility in
1) Gandhidham, Gujarat 
2) Bhatinda, Punjab
3) Marhowra, Bihar 
4) Varanasi, UP
5) Gonda, UP 
Answer:- 3) Marhowra, Bihar
Ques. : 3 JK Garg was appointed as the new MD and CEO of which of the following banks recently?
1) Andhra Bank 
2) Dena Bank
3) Indian Bank 
4) Allahabad Bank
5) Corporation Bank 
Answer:- 5) Corporation Bank
Ques. : 4 Which of the following countries handed over to India Anup Chetia, a top leader of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), recently?
1) Myanmar 
2) Bangladesh
3) Nepal 
4) Bhutan
5) Sri Lanka 
Answer:- 2) Bangladesh
Ques. : 5 KM Mani, who is facing bribery charges, resigned as the Finance Minister of which of the following states recently?
1) Karnataka 
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Telangana 
4) Kerala
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 4) Kerala
Ques. : 6 Which of the following countries won the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup title recently?
1) Nigeria 
2) Mali
3) Belgium 
4) Mexico
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 1) Nigeria
Ques. : 7 The World Science Day for Peace and Development, dubbed World Science Day, is observed on
1) 6 Nov 
2) 8 Nov
3) 10 Nov 
4) 12 Nov
5) 13 Nov 
Answer:- 3) 10 Nov
Ques. : 8 Emirates NBD announced a partnership deal with SBI to help NRI customers in the gulf carry out their remittances instantly and more conveniently. The Emirates NBD is based in
1) Saudi Arabia 
2) Qatar
3) Bahrain 
4) UAE
5) Kuwait 
Answer:- 4) UAE
Ques. : 9 Who among the following was appointed as vice-chairman of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) recently?
1) Jens Weidmann 
2) Raghuram Rajan
3) YV Reddy 
4) SK Ghosh
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 2) Raghuram Rajan
Ques. : 10 The central govt allowed __________ foreign direct investment (FDI) in ground handling and helicopter services recently.
1) 26 per cent 
2) 49 per cent
3) 51 per cent 
4) 74 per cent
5) 100 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 100 per cent


14 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The headquarters of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which fosters international cooperation amongst central banks, is located in
1) Basel, Switzerland 
2) Geneva, Switzerland
3) Hague, Netherlands 
4) Paris, France
5) Frankfurt, Germany 
Answer:- 1) Basel, Switzerland
Ques. : 2 The Union Govt launched E-Pathshala, Saransh and Shaala Siddhi portals recently. The E-Pathshala portal will host which of the following?
1) Chat facility for students 
2) Educational counseling
3) Educational resources 
4) Video tutoring facility
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) Educational resources
Ques. : 3 Who among the following was appointed as the ombudsman by the BCCI recently? He will look into complaints, if any, with regard to conflict of interest.
1) RM Lodha 
2) Kurian Joseph
3) P Sathasivam 
4) Altamas Kabir
5) AP Shah 
Answer:- 5) AP Shah
Ques. : 4 India was re-elected to the UN Commission on International Trade Law for another six years term recently. Which of the following is NOT among 23 members elected to UNICTRAL along with India?
1) Venezuela 
2) Pakistan
3) Israel 
4) Chile
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 5 The govt appointed IS Jha as Chairman and Managing Director of which of the following state-run entities recently?
1) NTPC 
2) Coal India
3) NHPC 
4) Power Grid Corporation
5) BRO 
Answer:- 4) Power Grid Corporation
Ques. : 6 What is ‘Meghraj’?
1) The UAV brigade of the IAF 
2) A special spy aircraft of Indian Navy
3) The cloud system of NIC 
4) Mountain Strike Corps of the Indian Army
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 3) The cloud system of NIC
Ques. : 7 Who among the following was appointed as the new executive director representing India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the IMF?
1) Rakesh Mohan 
2) Subir Gokarn
3) Anand Sinha 
4) Urjit Patel
5) KC Chakrabarty 
Answer:- 2) Subir Gokarn
Ques. : 8 The World Pneumonia Day is observed on
1) 8 Nov 
2) 10 Nov
3) 11 Nov 
4) 12 Nov
5) 14 Nov 
Answer:- 4) 12 Nov
Ques. : 9 Abraham M Keita won the 2015 International Children’s Peace Prize recently. He is from
1) Liberia 
2) Burkina Faso
3) Ghana 
4) Nigeria
5) Cameroon 
Answer:- 1) Liberia
Ques. : 10 The annual Hundred Drums Wangala Festival begun in which of the following states recently?
1) Jharkhand 
2) Meghalaya
3) Kerala 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Chhattisgarh 
Answer:- 2) Meghalaya








16 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 The World Diabetes Day is observed every year on
1) 8 Nov 
2) 10 Nov
3) 12 Nov 
4) 14 Nov
5) 16 Nov 
Answer:- 4) 14 Nov
Ques. : 2 The Odia innovators’ entry was included in the top ten most popular entries in NASA’s Create the Future Design Contest 2015 recently. Their innovation provides a solution for
1) call drop 
2) tyre burst
3) mobile phone heating 
4) organic pest control
5) solar cells 
Answer:- 2) tyre burst
Ques. : 3 The International Energy Agency (IEA) released the World Energy Outlook 2015 recently. This autonomous intergovernmental organization is based in
1) Geneva 
2) London
3) Shanghai 
4) Toronto
5) Paris 
Answer:- 5) Paris
Ques. : 4 The Coast Guard’s vessel named Samarth was commissioned by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar recently. This is Coast Guard’s latest and largest
1) offshore patrol vessel 
2) fast attack vessel
3) torpedo launch vessel 
4) anti-submarine vessel
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 1) offshore patrol vessel
Ques. : 5 Who among the following won the women’s singles title of the China Open Super Series Premier 2015?
1) Li Xuerui 
2) Wang Shixian
3) Saina Nehwal 
4) Carolina Marin
5) Wang Yihan 
Answer:- 1) Li Xuerui
Ques. : 6 The tyre maker Ceat inked a three year bat endorsement deal with who among the following recently?
1) MS Dhoni 
2) Virat Kohli
3) Shikhar Dhawan 
4) Rohit Sharma
5) Ravindra Jadeja 
Answer:- 4) Rohit Sharma
Ques. : 7 China’s yuan may join the other top global currencies in the IMF’s benchmark foreign exchange basket soon. Which of the following currencies is NOT a part of the SDR basket of the IMF?
1) Euro 
2) British pound
3) Japanese yen 
4) US dollar
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 8 The G20 Summit was held in Antalya in _________ recently.
1) UK 
2) France
3) Turkey 
4) Germany
5) Belgium 
Answer:- 3) Turkey
Ques. : 9 The Anil Baijal Committee, which had submitted its report in Sep, 2015, is associated with
1) small and payments banks 
2) corporate social responsibility
3) co-operative banks 
4) disinvestment in PSUs
5) GST 
Answer:- 2) corporate social responsibility
Ques. : 10 Over 50 lakh customers of _________ have so far opted for its free life insurance cover, hundred times of the monthly recharge value and up to a maximum of Rs 50,000.
1) Telenor 
2) Reliance Communication
3) Tata Docomo 
4) Bharti Airtel
5) Idea 
Answer:- 1) Telenor









17 NOVEMBER 2015
Ques. : 1 Lakshmi Vilas Bank introduced its co-branded credit card in association with SBI Card recently. This private sector bank is headquartered at
1) Karur 
2) Trissur
3) Chennai 
4) Hyderabad
5) Bengaluru 
Answer:- 1) Karur
Ques. : 2 Saed Jafri, who died, recently, was a veteran
1) communist leader 
2) sociologist
3) writer and rationalist 
4) actor
5) biologist 
Answer:- 4) actor
Ques. : 3 Who among the following is NOT a head of a BRICS member nation at present?
1) Dilma Rousseff 
2) Jacob Zuma
3) Xi Jinping 
4) Shinzo Abe
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 4) Shinzo Abe
Ques. : 4 Which of the following is NOT a highlight of the PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit to UK?
1) Both the countries agreed on $13.7 bn in commercial deals 
2) Lightsource Energy announced Rs 20,000-cr investment in India
3) OPG Power Ventures will invest Rs 29,000 cr in India 
4) Vodafone will further invest in India totalling Rs 13,000 cr
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 5) Other than those given as options
Ques. : 5 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a money laundering case against Virbhadra Singh who is the present Chief Minister of
1) Chhattisgarh 
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Uttarakhand 
4) Sikkim
5) Arunachal Pradesh 
Answer:- 2) Himachal Pradesh
Ques. : 6 Indian Navy commissioned Mareech system recently. This is an indigenous
1) torpedo defence system 
2) anti-aircraft system
3) underwater missile launch platform 
4) submarine-launch missile
5) Other than those given as options 
Answer:- 1) torpedo defence system
Ques. : 7 President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 35th India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2015, recently, in
1) Mumbai 
2) Ghaziabad
3) New Delhi 
4) Kolkata
5) Chennai 
Answer:- 3) New Delhi
Ques. : 8 The International Day for Tolerance is observed every year on
1) 12 Nov 
2) 13 Nov
3) 14 Nov 
4) 15 Nov
5) 16 Nov 
Answer:- 5) 16 Nov
Ques. : 9 Who won 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Nico Roseburg 
2) Fernando Alonso
3) Kimi Raikkonen 
4) Sebastian Vettel
5) Lewis Hamilton 
Answer:- 1) Nico Roseburg
Ques. : 10 The British PM David Cameron announced _______ as the UK-India Year of Culture recently.
1) 2015 
2) 2016
3) 2017 
4) 2018
5) 2019 
Answer:- 3) 2017


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